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May 2012 News


May 30th, 2012

Director of Middle Schools Announced

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/30/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Dr. Mary B. Gist has been selected to serve as the Director of Middle Schools for the Clarksville–Montgomery County School System. She will replace Dr. Sean Impeartrice who has been promoted to lead as the district’s Chief Academic Officer effective August 1, 2012.

Dr. BJ Worthington and Schools Director Mike Harris jointly announced the decision today.  “Dr. Gist’s history with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has been a very positive one. She brings with her a hard work ethic and a dedication to team work,” Dr.Worthington noted.

Dr. Gist has been the  principal of Heritage Middle School of Williamson County Schools since 2010. In the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Gist was the principal of Richview Middle School from 2008 to 2010.

She earned her Ed.D. in Professional Practices from Trevecca Nazarene University. She also received her Master of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Biology Education, as well as her administrative credentials from the University of North Alabama.

Director of Schools Mike Harris said, “We welcome Mary back to the Clarksville–Montgomery County School System and look forward to her positive approach to education.”


May 21st, 2012

Administrative Appointments for CMCSS Schools

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/21/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Evelyn Martinez

Sherry Baker selected principal at Liberty Elementary School

Sherry Baker began her career with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School system in 1993 serving as both a third and fourth grade teacher at East Montgomery Elementary School. Ms. Baker has been an assistant principal of East Montgomery Elementary School since 2010, serving in various leadership roles to advance student achievement. She is a graduate of the district’s Aspiring Administrators Academy and the Leadership Assessment Academy.

Priscilla Story, Director of Elementary Schools shared, “Sherry’s enthusiasm and passion for students and teachers has made her a great choice for Liberty Elementary. Her successful experiences in the classroom and as an assistant principal have prepared her for this next step in her career and in this district.”

Ms. Baker received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Bethel College, Cum Laude and a Masters of Arts in Education-Administration and Supervision from Austin Peay State University in 1998.

 

Evelyn Martinez

Evelyn Martinez appointed principal at Kenwood Middle School

Director of Schools Mike Harris has appointed Evelyn Martinez as the principal of Kenwood Middle School. She will replace Bart Dixon who will be serving as an assistant principal at Northeast Middle School at the conclusion of this year.

Mr. Harris stated, “One of the keys to school success is having high energy, and Evelyn possesses just that. Also, having the support and trust of her staff at Kenwood Middle School will serve her well.”

Martinez has served as assistant principal of Kenwood Middle School and as CMCSS Summer School assistant principal. She joined CMCSS in 1996.

“I am very honored to have been chosen to lead Kenwood Middle School’s staff and faculty in the most important job: preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s future. I would like to thank the Central Office-Senior Leadership for entrusting the future of KMS in my hands. I am confident that together we will continue to transform our students’ future, as they become informed and productive members of society,” Mrs. Martinez shared.

Martinez holds a Master of Administration and Supervision from Austin Peay State University and Bachelors in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of the Sacred Heart, San Juan, Puerto Rico. She played a key role as STEM Coordinator at Kenwood Middle in implementing the STEM pilot program for seventh and eighth grades and facilitated STEM trainings across the district.

 

Dr. Bryan Johnson

Dr. Bryan Johnson new principal at Northwest High School

Director of Schools Mike Harris has appointed Dr. Bryan Johnson as the next principal for Northwest High School. He will replace Mr. Ed Stephens who has accepted another leadership role in the alternative school at the conclusion of this year.

Dr. Johnson has served as assistant principal and athletic director at West Creek High School, and as a special education teacher and head coach at Northeast High School. He joined CMCSS in 2007.

Mr. Harris stated, “Dr. Johnson has proven himself through hard work to be an excellent leader in our system. His knowledge of education will do much to advance student achievement. I am excited and believe he will be a great fit for Northwest.”

Dr. Johnson holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Professional Practice from Trevecca Nazerene University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Belmont University as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration from Austin Peay State University. Among his honors and distinctions, Dr. Johnson scored in top 15% of all test takers on Principles of Learning and Teaching (ETS). He also was a four- time Austin Peay State University letterman in football.

 

Christopher Neidigh

Assistant Principal Named for Kenwood High

Christopher Neidigh has been named assistant principal at Kenwood High School for the upcoming school year. His most recent experience was as principal at Somonauk High School in Illinois, where he has served for the past three years.

“I am truly honored and blessed to join an outstanding learning community,” Neidigh said. “I am impressed with the forward thought process and progressive vision of the district and look forward to meeting the students, staff, and parents of Kenwood High School.”

Neidigh has been a school administrator for seven years, including duties as an assistant principal at Prairie Central High School. He has worked in a variety of educational settings, serving student populations from 300 to 4,500 in both rural and suburban communities. He has taught high and middle school business and technology courses, coached football, basketball and baseball teams; and, he served on a number of education-related committees.

Outside the education arena, he has experience as a sales executive and operated a small business.

He earned his ED.S. in educational administration from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill., where he also received a B.S. in education. He earned his master’s in education degree in leadership and administration from Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.

 

Karly Ward

Elementary Assistant Principal Selection Announced for Rossview and West Creek

Karly Ward has been selected as an Assistant Principal to serve both West Creek and Rossview Elementary Schools. Ms. Ward holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Studies from Austin Peay State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Colorado Christian University. She contributes a strong set of skills and experience to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. Ward is currently serving as an elementary school teacher at Barkers Mill. Principal Rhonda Kennedy commented, “Mrs. Ward is earnest, resourceful, dynamic and honest. She is a true leader.”

 

Bonnie Digby

Bonnie Digby named Assistant Principal of Minglewood Elementary School

Bonnie Digby has been a long-time educator with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System serving over 17 years in the district. She currently serves as the Special Education Consulting Teacher and has an immense portfolio of certifications and experiences leading intervention programs, gifted education and enrichment for Clarksville-Montgomery County students. She holds a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Austin Peay State University.

 

Nathan Lang

Nathan Lang appointed Assistant Principal of Northwest High School

Nathan Lang holds a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston-Victoria and a Bachelor of Arts in General Science-Chemistry from Harding University. He is currently completing his Doctor of Education and will graduate next summer. Mr. Lang has served as the Assistant Principal at Moore Magnet Elementary since 2010. Lang has played a key role in leading STEM integration at Moore and has facilitated STEM trainings across the district. Before coming to CMCSS, he began his career as a high school science teacher in Houston, TX and then became an Education Supervisor at the NASA Johnson Space Center.

 

Michelle Rayle

Michelle Rayle named Assistant Principal of West Creek High School

Michelle Rayle has been a long-time educator and instructional leader with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. She began her career in 1996 at Kenwood Elementary as a special education teacher and also served as an elementary principal at Byrns Darden for seven years. She currently divides her time as an assistant principal at both Northeast and Rossview High Schools. She holds an Education Specialist in Administration and Supervision, a Master of Arts in Education and a Bachelor of Science in Special Education with a Concentration in Mathematics, all earned from Austin Peay State University.

 

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Michael Tharpe appointed Assistant Principal of West Creek High School

Michael Tharpe has a rich history as an educator with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System previously serving as an assistant principal of Rossview High, Clarksville High and Kenwood High Schools. In addition, he currently serves on the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Board of Directors. Tharpe holds a Master of Arts in Education, Administration and Supervision as well as a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, both from Austin Peay State University.


May 17th, 2012

Open Enrollment Period Extended Moore Magnet

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/17/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Moore Magnet Elementary School will be extending the open enrollment period for  Kindergarten; 1st, 3rd, 4th grades only.

Applications for Open Enrollment must be recieved by June 8, 2012. Please click the link for more information.

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May 11th, 2012

All CMCSS Graduations Available Online

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/11/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

2012 high school graduations can be seen online or downloaded. Go to http://graduation.cmcss.net  to watch. All ceremonies took place in the Dunn Center at Austin Peay State University.


May 11th, 2012

2012-13 CMCSS Budget Online

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/11/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board was approved on June 11 by the Montgomery County Commission, which is the funding authority for the School System.

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May 11th, 2012

Next Chief Academic Officer Named

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/11/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Current Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s Middle Schools Director Sean Impeartrice will serve as Chief Academic Officer when B.J. Worthington begins his duties as Director of Schools on August 1.
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May 7th, 2012

CMCSS More Green than Ever

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/7/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Clarksville-Montgomery School System is the latest organization to be Green Certified. The School System works hard to reduce waste, reuse and recycle materials when possible. Before entering the Green Certification Program, the School System had already been working hard to be good stewards of their resources and our environment, however, they still chose to participate in the Clarksville-Montgomery Green Certification Program through the workshops, tracking their progress and developing an environmental plan.

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May 7th, 2012

Principal Appointment Announced

Please note: This article was originally published on 5/7/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Director of Schools Mike Harris has appointed Madeline Haller as the next principal for Rossview Elementary. She will replace Paula Ford who is retiring this year.

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