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Rowan Carey   |   NEHS

Rowan Carey stood in stunned silence after learning he won a new car at the 13th annual Wyatt Johnson Automotive Pass and Go event. Carey, a Northeast High School junior, was speechless after his key started the Hyundai Accent on Sat., Aug. 7.

Mechanics, Bus Drivers, Bus Aides

September 15th, 2020

Dear CMCSS Mechanics, Bus Drivers, Bus Aides, So much of what you do goes unseen, but the impact you make is felt each and every day. Thousands of families depend on you to transport their students to and from school. Thank you for your commitment to their safety.   To our mechanics: Your knowledge and expertise are critical to maintaining our fleet. Without you, over 600 buses and vehicles would sit idle. Thank you for your hard work. To our bus drivers: Though the job is not always easy, it is always appreciated. Your patience and dedication know no bounds. You are truly valued. To our bus aides: Your support of our staff and students is essential. Thank you for setting a fantastic example to those around you.   There is not a day that goes by that you have not made an impact on a student or colleague. We hope your day is filled with kindness and respect.


Nyla Saines

September 15th, 2020

The CMCSS mission is to educate and empower students to reach their potential. For Nyla Saines, CHS Class of 2020, her high school experience also empowered her to achieve her dream. Even at an early age, Saines dreamed of working in the beauty industry. Through the Clarksville High CTE cosmetology program, she made her dream a reality.  “Since I was five-years-old I’ve always loved doing people’s hair and nails,” Saines said. “But I struggled with my own self-esteem and confidence issues.”  When Saines first heard about the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, she was interested but unsure. “It’s not easy,” she insisted. “The courses are very hands-on and students have to take the work seriously.” By her junior year, she was certain this was the right decision. That’s when she was first introduced to a teacher who made a big impact, Laina Shearon. Shearon is the cosmetology teacher at Clarksville High School. Shearon has taught at CHS for four years and is also a licensed cosmetologist.  “Ms. Shearon is one of the most loving and caring people I’ve ever encountered,” said Nyla. Whenever she felt self-doubt creep in, Ms. Shearon was right there to lift her back up. “She always told me to be confident in my work and never give up.” The hard work paid off. Nyla Saines became the first Tennessee high school student to receive her Cosmetology license through an apprenticeship model, while still a full-time student. “Nyla has always worked so hard and stayed so determined in her journey of obtaining her cosmetology license. It definitely took hard work, perfected skills, and lots of focus to accomplish what she did,” said Ms. Shearon.  In 2020, Saines was licensed by the State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners as a Cosmetologist.  The CHS cosmetology program uses […]