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Are you Ready?

Get ready for 8/8 with 8 things you should know!

1. Calendar

The 2016-2017 CMCSS calendar is on its way to your mailbox. Titled “Learning is Everywhere,” the calendar features examples of how education doesn’t just occur at school, but how it can be enhanced with the involvement and support of parents and the community. A PDF version of the printed calendar is available at

To view and subscribe to email notifications about upcoming events at your child’s school and across the district, visit the District Calendar at

2. Registration

If your student is new to Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools, or are transferring between schools, enroll online by visiting

To complete the enrollment process, parents may need to go to their zoned school with necessary documents:

• A birth certificate or other proof of date of birth
• State law requires that a copy of a student’s state issued birth certificate be in their cumulative folder. Schools can accept other proof of date of birth for registration, but the parent/guardian needs to provide a copy of the child’s state issued birth certificate.
• Student's Tennessee Immunization Record
• A complete medical exam is required for all Pre-K enrollees. Evidence of completed exam can be presented upon registration. A medical exam is recommended for all students
in grades K-12 at time of registration. See the Health Services page for more information.
• Proof of Custody (if requested by school)
• Two (2) Proofs of Residence (Example: water bill, electric bill, lease agreement, or other residency, etc.) Other residency information may be requested by the school.
• Power of Attorney For Care of a Minor Child form (required in certain circumstances)

Kindergarten Information
According to the State Department of Education, children entering kindergarten shall be five (5) years of age on or before August 15 for the 2016-17 school year. Tennessee State Law also requires that a student going into the first grade must show proof of attendance in an accredited kindergarten program.

All school offices will be open for student registration on Wednesday, July 13th. School offices will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. They will close from 11:00-11:30 a.m. for lunch. Only the school office is open at this time.

3. Supply Lists

The state of Tennessee's annual sales tax holiday is held every year. During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax free. This year's tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 29 and ends Sunday, July 31 at 11:59 p.m. For more information on eligible items, go to:

To help you make your shopping list, the district’s Elementary School Supply List can be found at

Middle school supply lists can be accessed at the following links:

Kenwood Middle:
Montgomery Central Middle:
New Providence Middle:
Northeast Middle:
Richview Middle:
Rossview Middle:
West Creek Middle:

High school supply lists vary by course and school. Typical supplies include:
• Pencils
• Pens
• Highlighters
• College ruled filler paper
• Binders
• Dividers
• Index cards

4. Learning Resources

Check out our Learning Resources page to find online educational tools and resources that can be accessed at home. Every minute makes a difference, and supporting learning at home is crucial for a student’s academic success. You can find these resources under or by using the following direct link:

5. Testing and Assessments

To find out more about state and local assessment practices, head over to the Testing and Assessments page under or use the following direct link: . This page will continue to be updated throughout the school year with important dates and new information so please check back with us periodically.

6. Curriculum

At this time, curriculum and resources are being developed for the 2016-17 school year. Curriculum Consulting Teachers, Academic Coaches, and teachers across the district are working hard to develop curriculum resources aligned with Tennessee State Standards. The CMCSS Curriculum Navigator was developed to share the Tennessee State Standards with parents and community members, and how each student's daily instruction is aligned with achieving a deep understanding of each core content area.

Curriculum Navigator can be accessed under or by using the following direct link: Resources will be available prior to the beginning of the new school year.

7. PowerSchool

PowerSchool is the student information system that provides parents or legal guardians virtual access to students’ grades, assignments, and attendance history. PowerSchool can be accessed online or directly through a smart device using the PowerSchool App. Use code PZQN after downloading the PowerSchool App.

PowerSchool will be available for the 2016-17 school year beginning Thursday, August 4, 2016. It can be accessed on the district website under or by using the following direct link:

8. Transportation

Parents and guardians of CMCSS students now can look up school bus stop and routing information for the 2016-17 school year at This information can be accessed using Safari or Firefox web browsers It is not supported on Chrome browsers. The information also can be accessed through the website at, clicking on "Students and Parents" and then “Bus and Zoning Information.” If specific bus stop information comes up as unavailable, the individual will be directed to e-mail the CMCSS Routing Department.

School begins with a half day on Monday, Aug. 8. The first full day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 10.