We here at Knowledge Quest trust that this exciting new year has found favor with you. We embark upon it with gratitude, for on New Year’s Day Knowledge Quest turned 15 years young! The build-up to this milestone anniversary has been rewarding and even exhilarating at times. We began 2012 in Washington D.C. at [...]
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Green Leaf Learning Farm at Knowledge Quest owes much of its success to GrowMemphis, a non-profit organization in Memphis that assists community gardens. This year, Knowledge Quest is hosting GrowMemphis’ annual Fall Harvest Party! Members of community gardens throughout the city will be in attendance, and Commissioner Henri Brooks will be sharing a few thoughts [...]
Teens aged 12 – 18 enjoyed a night of music and dancing at Knowledge Quest’s Winter Ball on December 20, 2010. Students donned formal apparal and had pictures made with friends to celebrate the occasion.
Posted in Uncategorized on Dec 13th, 2010
National Aids Fund, [Choice] and Caritas Village’s Hope Gallery came together to sponsor a screening of the film, Love Choice on December 1, 2010 at Malco’s Studio on the Square in Overton Park.
“Love Choice”, is a short film (50 minutes) and love story written and directed by Memphis Director Phil Darius Wallace, explores one man’s struggle to [...]
Knowledge Quest’s cast The Wiz entertains their classmates and families.
Recently Knowledge Quest’s 1st and 2nd graders put on a production of The Wiz. Decked out in full costumes and makeup, the kids sang, danced and entertained the crowd.
The performance was excellent! Everyone involved had a lot of fun and we appreciate the hard work of the students and [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Dec 6th, 2010
Several students from United Way’s Youth Leadership Program visited Knowledge Quest recently to distribute food in accordance with their Bountiful Baskets Thanksgiving initiative. The collected food items were distributed to families in the community.
Thank you to all who collected supplies for this initiative and the members of the Youth United Way leadership program for their [...]
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On Friday, September 17, Knowledge Quest hosted some awesome volunteers from the Valero, Memphis Refinery as part of United Way’s Day of Caring.
For those of you who are not familiar with the United Way of the Mid South, let me say a few words to express our gratitude for this organization. United Way [...]
Intergeneration Education is an experienced treasure taking place at Knowledge Quest. This learning concept is all about tapping the intellectual and social capital of the elders within our community and engaging them in meaningful exchanges with our students. This process offers an easy and convenient way for these statespersons to be involved in our [...]
Can you believe September is here and school has already been in session for a couple of weeks?
Here are some of the fun things that will be happening at Knowledge Quest in September:
A group of volunteers will come and participate in the United Way day of Caring
Parents’ Night, featuring a Step Show by the Teenage [...]