Dobyns-Bennett High School and Jefferson, Johnson, Kennedy, Roosevelt and Washington elementaries received the designation.
It was one of six Tennessee school systems to receive the award, while an individual high school also was recognized with another music award.
“We began the week looking from a global perspective about our impact on the plant. We then narrowed the focus to the distribution and harvesting of food,” said Robinson Middle School Associate Principal Kelli Seymour, who oversees the camp.
City school officials haven’t yet decided whether to go back to the Tennessee health insurance plan after two years on a self-insured plan that they say so far has cost the system more than staying with the state would have. But they said the draft budget would not lock them into either scenario and they are seeking the advice of a second consultant beyond the one who has make recommendations to them so far.
The vote was 4-0 with BOE member Todd Golden abstaining and President Carrie Upshaw, Vice President Susan Lodal and members Eric Hyche and Karen Reed-Wright voting yes. In a separate matter, the vote was 5-0 to continue with consultant and administrator Sherrill D. Morgan and Associates for another year.