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PENCIL Partners get involved in schools

We are one of the nation's largest networks of businesses, universities, faith-based organizations and volunteers engaged in public schools.  With more than 800 PENCIL Partnerships directly impacting Nashville students and teachers everyday, we believe that community involvement is key to students' academic success.




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Aug 23, 2016
New space is feeling like home!

We were delighted to welcome more than 75 visitors to our Open House on Aug. 16 as they toured PENCIL's new offices in the historic Cohn School at 4805 Park Ave, Nashville, TN 37209. Equally exciting ... everyone brought a donation of school supplies for the LP PENCIL Box! Many thanks to all our supporters for their encouragement and support for MNPS students. 

Aug 11, 2016
REMINDER! PENCIL Open House next Tuesday!

We hope you will join us on Aug. 16 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for an Open House in our new office! We are now located in Room 101 of the historic Cohn School at 4805 Park Ave. And, you can help us christen our new office by bringing a donation of school supplies for the LP PENCIL Box!
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PENCIL is the premier organization linking community resources with Metro Nashville Public Schools. Thanks to dedicated PENCIL Partners STUDENTS are in state-of-the-art laboratories, working alongside teachers and industry professionals. TEACHERS are designing lesson plans that cross the traditional boundaries of education - like linking data points in algebra with students' Agricultural Science classes. Dedicated VOLUNTEERS are regularly donating one lunch hour a week to helping a child improve his or her reading comprehension. BUSINESSES are creating an engaged and excited pipeline of students interested in their industry through internships and job shadowing.


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