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Principal Appointments September 12th, 2018

Principal Appointments

Two CMCSS elementary principal appointments were announced Tuesday afternoon. Jessica Harris has been appointed principal at Minglewood Elementary School; and, Nabraunda Jackson has been named principal at Byrns Darden Elementary School. (more…)

August 29th, 2018

Assistant Principal for Burt and Oakland Selected

Buddi Sueriro-Dean has been chosen to fill the assistant principal position shared between Burt and Oakland Elementary Schools.

Ms. Sueriro-Dean has 19 years of teaching experience, with the last three years at Oakland Elementary and previous experience at Glenellen Elementary.

She earned her Education Specialist degree from Austin Peay and her master’s in educational leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. Her bachelor’s degree is in health and human performance with a minor in education from Austin Peay.

She completed the CMCSS Aspiring Administrators Academy as well as CMCSS Leadership I and II.

Vaccinations at Onsite August 17th, 2018

Vaccinations Help Prevent Serious Illness

Parents, as flu season approaches, please consider having your child vaccinated. Over 1,485 American children have died from seasonal flu (or influenza) in the past decade, and 50 of those children were from Tennessee.  Countless other children became seriously ill with this virus. The flu vaccine offers the best available protection from the risk of flu death. (more…)

The Kennedy Center March 12th, 2018

CMCSS Selected to Participate in Prestigious Kennedy Center Program

CMCSS and APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) are among seven teams nationwide selected to join the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Partners in Education, a program designed to assist arts organizations throughout the nation to develop or expand education partnerships with their local school systems. A primary focus of these partnerships is to provide sustainable and robust arts-based professional development for teachers.


Partnering with teachers is fundamental to arts-based learning. By the community strategically partnering to support and provide teachers with high quality and continuous arts-based professional development, teachers and students are exposed to new access points for learning.


CMCSS Teaching Fellows March 6th, 2018

Clarksville-Montgomery County Teaching Fellows

CMC Teaching Fellows is seeking current CMCSS classified employees with at least a bachelor’s degree and no teaching certification who desire to become high-performing teachers in ELA or math at the middle or high-school level. This program is made possible through a partnership between the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and the Nashville Teacher Residency (NTR). There are a limited number of spots for the 2018-2019 cohort.


CMC Teaching Fellows one-year program includes:

• An 8-week internship so that you can decide if CMC Teaching Fellows and NTR are right for you

• Rigorous, hands-on night classes taught in Nashville by NTR to complement classroom work in CMCSS

• Mentoring, coaching and support from NTR staff and experienced CMCSS teachers


Teacher Placement:

We guarantee full-time teaching positions in ELA or math at a CMCSS middle or high school for all CMC Teaching Fellows graduates.


Our Ideal Fellows:

Successful candidates are talented, ambitious, gritty, hard-working and socially committed individuals who are devoted to teaching in CMCSS after completing the CMC Teaching Fellows and Nashville Teacher Residency. We especially encourage candidates of color to apply.


Click here to download the application.


For more information, contact

January 19th, 2018

Pre-K Application for 2018-2019

Pre-K applications will be accepted through the CMCSS Learning Centers on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, April 24, 12p.m. – 6 p.m. @ Learning Center North, 800 Lafayette Road

Wednesday, April 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Learning Center North, 800 Lafayette Road

Thursday, April 26, 9 am. – 3 p.m. @ Learning Center, 343 Pageant Lane

Wednesday, May 2, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Learning Center, 343 Pageant Lane

Thursday, May 3, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. @ Learning Center, 343 Pageant Lane


November 15th, 2017

Spanish Immersion Option

Please note: This article was originally published on 11/15/2017. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Current research demonstrates that fully proficient bilingual individuals outperform monolinguals in the areas of divergent thinking, pattern recognition, and problem solving. CMCSS believes that students will be well served by a quality Spanish immersion education that ensures high proficiency in more than one language at no cost to English language academic performance.


October 19th, 2017

CMCSS Exceeds State in All TNReady Proficiency Measures, 9 Schools Labeled ‘Reward’ Schools

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/19/2017. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

  Clarksville-Montgomery County School System continues to see academic success for its students. The State Department of Education today recognized nine CMCSS schools as “Reward Schools” for exceptional gains made in academic growth or achievement.


The state currently is labeling the system’s designation as “pending” while it reverifies CMCSS data. The designation likely will be made in December. CMCSS is one of five school districts in the state that the Department is reverifying.


October 6th, 2017

Have a great Fall Break!

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/6/2017. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Students, staff and families, we hope you have a safe and restorative fall break, October 9 through 13. Please come back refreshed and focused, ready to finish out the rest of the Fall Semester!

October 5th, 2017

Change to 2017-18 CMCSS Calendar

Please note: This article was originally published on 10/5/2017. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

A change is being made to the 2017-18 school calendar. Because a Montgomery County Primary Election was added after the school calendar for the year was set, the School Board has voted to not have students report on Tuesday, May 1. All CMCSS Staff will report for a professional development day.