More than 100 and supporters marched in a silent protest in front of Bishop Byrne Middle School and High School Friday afternoon to protest the school's closing at the end of the school year.
MORE: Diocese to close Bishop Byrne
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis is shutting down the 46-year old private school along with its middle school. The decision comes after years of rising costs and decreasing enrollment.
Students in grades 7 through 11 will be encouraged to apply to Memphis Catholic or other schools in the system.