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October 2014 News


October 30th, 2014

State Report Card Released

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/30/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

The state Department of Education released its annual report card on Tennessee school districts. In achievement, CMCSS scored the same as last year with three A’s in math, science and social studies and one B in reading.  In value-added or growth data, CMCSS reported an A in math; a C in reading; a C in science; and an A in social studies.

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October 28th, 2014

Middle College Students Win in Peay Reads

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/28/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Each year, Austin Peay State University selects a novel for incoming freshman.  This year, Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference became the text of choice. Written by Warren St. John, the novel develops one woman’s quest to make a difference in the lives of refugees. As part of the reading, students participate in a Creative Response for the Freshman Legacy Project in which they develop a personal connection to the novel based on theme. Out of over 1,400 entries, three students from The Middle College at APSU captured the judge’s attention.

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October 28th, 2014

Online Bidding New to Gala Auction

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/28/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

For the past 10 years the CMC Education Foundation has hosted its “Vision to Reality Gala & Auction” to support its programs which benefit CMCSS students and teachers. A tradition for this event has been for each school and its staff members to create a themed auction basket to be displayed at the event as guests make their bids to help raise funds. This has been a highlight of the evening.

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October 28th, 2014

Art and Music Happenings – 2

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/28/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Check  other great performing arts opportunities happening in CMCSS here: http://cmcss.net/news/articles/relatedarts.aspx. Music, drama and art are integral parts of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. There are so many talented students in CMCSS who go on to become amazing performers and internationally recognized artists. To help community members know the many opportunities there are to participate in, there is now a calendar available to see what’s happening in the school system. Please click here to see your options: http://cmcss.net/news/articles/relatedarts.aspx.  We hope you will join us at one or more of these great events!


October 23rd, 2014

CMCSS’ 24th Elementary School to be Led by Veteran Educator

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/23/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Cindy Adams, current principal of Glenellen Elementary School, has been named as the principal for Oakland Elementary School, which opens in August 2015.

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October 7th, 2014

CMCSS Freshmen to Get Motivated

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/7/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

The CMC Education Foundation, 100% Graduation Committee and event sponsors announce the 3rd Annual Get Motivated…2018 (the year these freshmen will graduate) assembly for all Clarksville-Montgomery County freshmen. This assembly will be held on the campus of Austin Peay State University at the Dunn Center on  Thursday, Oct. 9.

Our motivational speaker this year is David Edward Garcia, a renowned worldwide youth motivational speaker and author. David empathizes with students who face challenges because he was once considered an “at-risk student” himself before defying the odds and graduating with a bachelor’s degree andcontinuing on to earn his master’s degree. He will give students real-life examples through an interactive motivational seminar. Additional topics David will address are as follows:

  • * How to stay positive when facing challenges
  • * How to be free from negative influences
  • * How to avoid destructive behavior cycles
  • * Why education is THE KEY to your dreams
  • * How to understand your true potential
  • * How to get and stay motivated for life
The event is sponsored by the CMC Education Foundation, APSU, Publix, Kohl’s and Daymar Institute.

October 3rd, 2014

Art and Music Happenings

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/3/2014. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

The Northwest High School Theatre Guild is presenting its fall production of “Blithe Spirit” this November.  Written in 1941 by Noël Coward, the play is full of sabotage, séances, spells, and a mischievous ex-wife.  This ghostly comedy is revived by Northwest’s talented thespians under the direction of Mrs. Jaime Holder.  Northwest STEM students are getting involved in the set design by applying their science, technology, engineering, and math knowledge to implement special effects.  Blithe Spirit will be performed on Nov. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. and again on Nov. 9 at 2:30 p.m.  Tickets are $3 if bought in advance at lunch Nov. 3-7, and $5 at the door.

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