McKissack Middle


Backfield in Motion

Backfield in Motion will provide an onsite and virtual extended learning program for male students enrolled in the Metro Nashville Public School system. Certified Metro Nashville Public School teachers will host ZOOM classes in reading/language arts and homework help. Backfield in Motion will employ Program Coordinators to teach character education and mentor the students. The Rites of Passage curriculum taught in Metro schools will be used by our staff to improve the students social and emotional learning. Enrichment activities will include E-sports and various other electronic games.

  • Contact:

    Thomas Chappelle III: thomasc@backfieldinmotion.org

  • Location:

    McKissack Middle School; 915 38th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37209

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00 PM-6:45 PM

  • Transportation:

    Transportation may be provided, contact program for more details

  • Who can enroll?

    McKissack Middle Students

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Black Lemonade Superhero Collective

Black Lemonade was founded in June of 2020 in response to the indifference in the world. Our founder was approached by a a colleague who said we need to do something. While having this conversation, our founder was in the dollar tree where she saw a display of lemon decor. Then it hit her "When life gives you lemons, make Lemonade."

  • Contact:

    Kayla Echols, officialblacklemonade@gmail.com, 615-249-8058

  • Location:

    McKissack Middle School; 915 38th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Transportation:

    MNPS bus transportation is available.

  • Who can enroll?

    McKissack Middle Students

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In Full Motion

In Full Motion, Inc. is an academic ACT Prep, tutoring, and mentoring program serving inner-city/at-risk youth.

  • Contact:

    Gwendolyn Murphy-Garner, gmurphygarner@gmail.com, (615) 939-7228

  • Location:

    McKissack Middle School; 915 38th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Transportation:

    MNPS bus transportation is available.

  • Who can enroll?

    McKissack Middle Students

Apply to In Full Motion


Stars of Bethlehem

STARS of Bethlehem Afterschool Program, is a School-Year Afterschool Program for North Nashville Youth in Grades 5- 8. The Stars Of Bethlehem Program is a comprehensive, stimulating and fun initiative that provides afterschool tutoring, health and fitness education, field trips, intramural sports, electives, ARTS education, fun social fellowship, alcohol and drug prevention and extended supplemental services such as summer camps, job-readiness training, character education, social development and family empowerment.

  • Contact:

    Steve Fleming, sfleming@bethlehemcenters.org

  • Location:

    Bethlehem Centers of Nashville; 1417 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm-6:30 PM

  • Transportation:

    Transportation may be provided, contact program for more details

  • Who can enroll?

    McKissack Middle Students

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