District News


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May 2022 News

May 27th, 2022

UPDATE: Free Curbside Meals Will Be Available Through July 27

CMCSS will continue offering free meals to children 18 and under in Clarksville-Montgomery County beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

May 25th, 2022

Imagining a Different Future

How Negative Choices Turned into a High School Diploma

May 24th, 2022

Summer Parent Series Helps Families Find Support Resources

A series of virtual sessions with the Mental Health Cooperative that is designed to provide parents with tools to support their children.

May 19th, 2022

Administrative Appointments Announced in May 2022

Please note: This article was originally posted during a previous school year. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year. The following administrative appointments were announced on May 24, 2022. Kenwood Middle School Assistant Principal Denika Rucker has been selected as an assistant principal at Kenwood Middle School. She currently serves as an assistant principal at H.G. Hill Middle School in Nashville. Previously, she has served as a Dean of Students, school counselor, and clinical therapist. Additionally, she has served as an adjunct faculty member at Volunteer State Community College. Rucker is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change at Lipscomb University. She earned her Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership from Union University and both her M.S. in Guidance and Counseling and B.S. in Psychology from Tennessee State University. Hazelwood Elementary School Assistant Principal Barbara Denhart has been selected as an assistant principal at Hazelwood Elementary School. She currently serves as an Intervention Coordinator at Barkers Mill Elementary School. She began her career in CMCSS in 1996 and has served at Kenwood, Ringgold, and West Creek elementary schools during her tenure as a K-2 teacher, special education and extended resource teacher, Academic Coach, and Multi-Classroom Leader for Special Populations. Denhart earned her Educational Leadership and Special Education K-12 endorsements at UT Martin, M.A. in Education from Cumberland University, and B.S. in Education from Murray State University. She completed the CMCSS Aspiring Administrator’s Academy, McREL Balanced Leadership training, and the CMCSS Introduction to Leadership Course. Rossview Elementary School Assistant Principal Julie Amstutz has been selected as an assistant principal at Rossview Elementary School. She currently serves as an RTI/Data Coach at Rossview Middle School. Previously, she has served as an assistant principal and academic coach for CMCSS, instructional specialist for the […]

May 18th, 2022

TCAP Scores Not Included in Students’ Spring 2022 Grades

CMCSS will not include the TCAP state standardized test results as part of students’ final grades this school year.

May 12th, 2022

Understanding Anxiety: Students Speak Up

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Several students came forward to share their journey with mental health, in the hopes to encourage others to do the same.

May 11th, 2022

May 2022 Point of Pride

These students and staff received a Point of Pride award from the School Board during the May 10 meeting.

May 10th, 2022

Dr. Jean Luna-Vedder Selected as Next Director of Schools

The School Board voted to select Dr. Jean Luna-Vedder as the next Director of Schools for CMCSS.

May 9th, 2022

Operational Updates for the 2022-2023 School Year

CMCSS is announcing two operational updates for the 2022-2023 school year regarding cafeteria meals and transportation.

mechanic and intern May 4th, 2022

It’s No Secret; the Trades are Providing a Wealth of Opportunities

Students with a desire to pursue a career in skilled trades are finding a wealth of opportunities through the Careers and Technical Education programs available at CMCSS. Students enrolled in the Early Technical College at TCAT are excelling in internships through the CMCSS Operations Department.