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Andy Lyons , Principal

609 E Street
Clarksville, TN 37042
Phone: (931) 648-5615
Fax: (931) 553-2089

Hours: 8:20a.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Half Day: 8:20a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
District News

Governor Recognizes Four Clarksville Reward Schools
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced 168 schools as the 2013-14 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for annual growth. Four of those schools are in CMCSS, with the announcement staged at Hazelwood Elementary.

State Releases District Data
The State Department of Education released district level achievement data taken from last spring’s assessments for grades 3-high school. CMCSS remained in the same category as last year, in Need of Improvement.

School News

Thank You Dog House Computers!!!!
We would like to thank Dog House Computers for generously donating a computer to BDES. Unfortunately our old computer crashed over the summer & we were in desperate need of a new one.The computer will be used to protect our children using the same sign in software we used last year. This system is important & not only saves pictures of every person who enters BDES but it also checks every person to make sure they are not a registered sex offender. So we ask that if you have ANY computer needs PLEASE give your business to Dog House Computers & tell them Byrns Darden sent ya. Thanks again Dog House Computers we are eternally grateful!!!!!

The 7 Habits & The Leader in Me Program
The Leader in Me Program increases self-confidence, teamwork, initiative, creativity, leadership, communication skills and diversity awareness. The Leader in Me process has proven to increase academic performance, improve school culture, decrease disciplinary issues & increase teacher engagement & parent involvement. Get to know the 7 Habits, help your child get familiar with them & watch your child transform into a leader! Habit 1 Be Proactive (You're in charge of your actions) Habit 2 Begin With The End in Mind (Have a Plan) Habit 3 Put First Things First (Work first, then play) Habit 4 Think Win-Win (Everyone can win) Habit 5 Seek First to Understand Then Be Understood (Listen before you talk) Habit 6 Synergize (Working together is better) Habit 7 Sharpen The Saw (Balance feels best) To learn more about The Leader in Me Program click the link.

New birthday cut off for Kindergarten enrollment
Your child must be at least 5 by August 15th, 2014 to enroll for the 2014/2015 school year. If your child just missed the cut off and has a birthday between August 16th-31st & you feel they are ready for Kindergarten will need to be tested to see if they will be accepted into this years program. Please contact Leigh Ann Parr at (931)920-7826. The only exception to this is if they attended a State approved Pre-K or Head Start program. All approved Pre-K and Head Start programs have been notified. Registration will start in May & we will update you as soon as we have more information. Please start gathering registration requirements such as birth certificate, shots on the State of TN form, proof of physical done with the last year & proof of residence in a custodial parents name. The authorized proof of residency are lease/rental agreement, mortgage, water, cable or phone bill.

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School Calendar

9 /1 /2014
No School Labor Day Sept. 1st

9 /5 /2014
Early Release Day (Released 2 hours early today)

9 /22/2014
Progress Reports go home today

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