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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates in CMCSS

Over the past few weeks, a Communicable Disease Team (CDT) comprised of leaders from CMCSS and the Montgomery County Health Department have been meeting regularly to review the latest guidance from the CDC, monitor the health and attendance of CMCSS students and employees, and make recommendations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.

Free Meals for Children

Effective Monday, March 23 until further notice, meals for children will be served Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at the following locations: Barkers Mill Elementary, Barksdale Elementary, Burt Elementary, Byrns Darden Elementary, Cumberland Heights Elementary, Glenellen Elementary, Kenwood Elementary, Minglewood Elementary, Moore Elementary, Norman Smith Elementary, Ringgold Elementary, and Woodlawn Elementary and Kenwood High, Montgomery Central High, Northeast High, Northwest High and West Creek High.

Continued Learning Resources

This page provides guidance on Continued Learning Resources available during the closure due to COVID-19. Children thrive within structured environments, and it will be important to provide opportunities during the day for your children to be creative, read and discuss what they are reading, and participate in physical activity. It is a good idea to create a daily structure in the mornings and afternoons for your children to do these things.

Middle & High School Laptops and Personal Items

Tomorrow, Tue., March 17, middle and high schools will be open from 7-11 a.m. for students to pick up their assigned laptops or important personal items that were left at the school. To reduce the number of individuals coming into the school, it is preferred that only the student come to the front office. Elementary schools will not be open.

Chief Communications Officer Named for CMCSS

Anthony Johnson has been selected as Chief Communications Officer (CCO) for CMCSS, beginning April 1. He replaces Elise Shelton who retires at the end of May.

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.

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

CMCSS Pre-K Application Events have been postponed. You can fill out the online application in the meantime, which will help us as we reschedule our dates. Please see below. 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]  

Spring 2020 Administrative Announcements

Several administrative announcements have been made.

Open Enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System offers several non-traditional schools and programs of choice for students. Additionally, specific grade levels in seven elementary schools are available for open enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year.

2020-2021 Student/Parent Calendar

The first half day of school for the 2020-2021 school year is August 12, 2020.