Building Connections: The Chess Saga

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Ever since our summer chess program, Connect with Chess, people have been asking us for more! And why wouldn’t they? Playing chess has all kinds of benefits for your child’s development. That is why were are excited to share with everyone the new opportunities at our center for getting your child (or yourself!) on the right track to becoming the … Read More

Second Semester, Second Chances

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You’ve barely taken a breath, and yet the second semester is already around the corner. Maybe you’re a concerned parent unsure of where to turn, or maybe you’re the struggling student. If you fit either of these descriptions, I imagine the thought of returning to school is causing quite a bit of stress. Luckily, we are here to provide our … Read More

Family Film Night

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Mondays from 6-8 PM July 10th July 17th July 24th July 31st Do you ever have those days in the summer when you’re not quite sure what to do with your kids? It’s just the beginning of the summer, and they are already starting to mope around the house? And you rack your brain for hours for activities, only for … Read More

Connect with Chess!

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The Connection Tutoring Center is excited to present a new addition to our summer program – chess! This fun 6 week program has 12 intensive sessions that will teach your child the basics of chess, as well as additional tactics and strategies that will have them playing like a pro in no time! To provide students with the tools to … Read More

Former Connection Instructor’s Community Impact

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Ryan Carroll, our former Lead Instructor at The Connection Tutoring Center, was recently featured in a Commercial Appeal article highlighting his work to help inmates earn their GED.  Before accepting a full-time position with HopeWorks in May, Ryan balanced his tutoring responsibilities with teaching correctional education classes at 201 Poplar and the Penal Farm.  Ryan is an exceptional educator who brings … Read More

Connection Tutoring Holiday Schedule

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As the holiday season approaches, The Connection would like to remind you we will be CLOSED the following dates: Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Day) Saturday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Weekend) Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) Monday, December 26 (Monday after Christmas) Saturday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) On all other days, The Connection’s hours will remain the same: Monday – Thursday … Read More

READ20 Book Patrol: Donate Now!

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What is the strongest indicator of a child’s academic success? The student’s ability to read. Throughout the month of October, The Connection Tutoring Center is partnering with the Junior League of Memphis to collect books for the READ20 Book Patrol.  Started by First Lady Haslan, the READ20 Book Patrol works through local law enforcement to provide elementary students in Memphis – and across … Read More

Labor Day Weekend Hours

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This Labor Day weekend, The Connection will be CLOSED Saturday, September 3, but OPEN Monday, September 5.  Come see us Monday evening for homework help and tutoring on all the work you didn’t do while enjoying your 3-day weekend!

Back to School Tutoring Hours

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It’s that time of year again!  Students are headed back to the classroom, and The Connection is returning to our School Year Hours.  Beginning Monday, August 8, you can join us for tutoring at the following times: Monday – Thursday: 2 PM – 7 PM Saturday: 10 AM – 2PM Friday & Sunday: CLOSED Start the school year off right at … Read More

July 25 – 29 Enrichment Activities

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This week at The Connection Tutoring Center, we work with dice & probability, electricity & magnetism, and social justice! Monday, July 25: Dice & Probability – It’s never just luck when you can calculate your probability of winning! All Ages, Drop in: $30. Tuesday, July 26: It’s Electrifying! – Build your own circuit in a hands-on electricity and magnetism lab.  Ages K-8, Drop in: $30. Thursday, July … Read More