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Donelson School News - February 2020

Number Magazine is a free quarterly art journal that seeks to Amplify the voices of artists living in the South.  They accept proposals for articles, interviews, and reviews on a rolling basis.  Check out for more information.  If you know a great Art Educator and want to nominate them as an Art-Ed Hero, please email

 They also have the Young Art Writers Project(YAWP) that offers resources to Kindergarten-college teachers that seek to encourage kids to write about art in their communities by publishing their work online and in the quarterly magazine.  Please spread the word to educators about this resource.  If you know a business that would like to distribute Number Magazine in Donelson email Randy Purcell at  Here’s a picture of me getting the latest edition at Caliber Coffee.

The Metropolitan Action Commission is looking for partners who will serve as food locations where youth can receive nutritious meals during the summer when school ends for the summer.  Metro Action receives funding to provide breakfast and lunch meals to locations such as apartment properties, summer camps, community centers, enrichment programs, youth sports and dance camps.  To qualify as a site, the location must be in communities where families with low incomes reside.  There are other requirements such as refrigeration for meals and attending the site providers training in May.  

To apply as a site to provide meals visit the agency’s website to access the application and submit to that agency’s main office (800 2nd Avenue North).  Metro Action urges all potential sites to submit their application by Friday, February 28, 2020.  For more information call 615-862-8860, Extension 70120.  The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a national program designated to provide nutritionally balanced meals for school-age children during the summer that may otherwise go without a meal during the day.  Metro Action receives federal funding for the SFSP from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service through a grant with the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

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