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February 2020 News

February 28th, 2020

CMCSS’ steps to mitigate communicable diseases, CDC releases new guidance

CMCSS has proactive measures in place to reduce the spread of illness in our schools such as our two-step cleaning process, which allows custodians to focus their attention on high-touch surfaces to kill germs. District leadership is continuing to meet with local health officials to review best practices and receive updates which may impact this community. CMCSS is focused on keeping our more than 36,500 students and 5,000 employees safe. The following resources from the CDC provide actionable things you and your children can do to prevent the spread of flu, strep, and COVID-19.

February 4th, 2020

Pre-K Application Opportunities for the 2020-21 School Year

CMCSS Pre-K Application Events have been canceled. Parents and guardians may complete the online application linked below. After completing the application, a member of the Pre-K team will contact you via email to set up a Zoom meeting to verify income and the child’s birth certificate. If you did not provide your email when you submitted your online application previously, please email Melinda Smith at [email protected] To apply online, use one of the following application links: (English) (Spanish) Students must be 4 years old on or before August 15, 2020 to be enrolled in Pre-K for the 2020-21 school year. Families will be asked to provide documentation to determine if they meet the income requirements set by the state. Pre-K classes will be filled using the guidelines set forth by the State of Tennessee for Voluntary Pre-K. You will be required to bring the child’s birth certificate and any of the documents listed below that are required to verify student eligibility.  Documents to verify program status: Current Food Stamp eligibility letter Migrant status letter Foster Care Documentation Families First Documentation Documents to verify income: (only if you do not qualify for any programs listed above) 2019 W2 or 1040 2 recent Military LES 2 recent pay stubs Unemployment Benefits Veteran’s Benefits Any other documentation to verify source of income used to determine eligibility For more information, please contact Melinda Smith, Pre-K Director at 931-648-5653 or [email protected]