Reopening CMCSS Schools
This page is designed to keep parents, guardians, students, employees, and the entire Clarksville-Montgomery County community informed and engaged. As CMCSS plans for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, this page will be updated frequently.
Presentations, resources, and other information regarding reopening CMCSS schools are based on CDC, state and local guidance at the time of publication. CMCSS health and safety protocols are subject to change, and the district will continually update plans to reflect current guidance.
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CMCSS K-12 Virtual
CMCSS K-12 Virtual is an online full-time school of choice, offering parents and students a comprehensive kindergarten through twelfth-grade instruction program at no cost to families.
To visit the CMCSS K-12 Virtual resource page, CLICK HERE
Recent Stakeholder Communication
Read the July 10 announcement regarding the reopening plan
Read the July 13 reopening update
Read the July 14 pre-enrollment update
Read the July 14 reopening update regarding Safety & Health and CMCSS K-12 Virtual
Read the July 17 update regarding PowerSchool issues
Read the July 20 reopening update
Read the July 24 reopening update regarding important Safety & Health updates for the traditional model
Read the August 7 reopening update
Read the August 11 Letter from the Director
Read the August 20 reopening update
Read the August 27 reopening update
Read the September 3 CMCSS K-12 Virtual technology update
Read the September 16 update regarding COVID-19 cases in schools
Read the November 23 update regarding the Network Connectivity Issues
Safety & Health
The CMCSS Safety and Health Department, in conjunction with the district leaders and the Montgomery County Health Department, are continuously developing guidance for CMCSS staff and students based on the latest data from local, regional, and national sources. There will be several district-wide and school-specific precautions and modifications in place to mitigate, not eliminate, the risk of COVID-19.
To view the Traditional Model Health and Safety Overview, click here.
To view the Return to School/Work Flowchart, click here.
Sneezes & Coughs
Self-screening & Feeling Sick
How to Wear a Mask
CMCSS 2020-2021 Reopening Plan
Due to the ever-changing circumstances and evolving research and guidance regarding COVID-19, the CDT has prepared the district with a flexible plan for reopening schools. This plan will ensure that the district is prepared to continue providing a high-quality education for all students no matter the circumstances.
Read the CMCSS 2020-2021 Reopening Plan (pdf).
To review this document in:
CMCSS families and employees are encouraged to continue to provide feedback by emailing [email protected]
Based on initial feedback from stakeholders, these are the most frequently asked questions regarding reopening schools.
For specific questions regarding a student, please contact your child’s school. School offices are open M-F from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
School offices are now accepting new registration and transfer student paperwork during office hours. All visitors are asked to pre-screen for COVID-19 symptoms. Masks are required in CMCSS facilities.
Social & Emotional Health
During this time of fear and uncertainty, students will look to adults for information and comfort. It is important to provide evidence-based information to reduce fears and to seek mental health services or other support when needed.
- Discussing COVID-19 with children
- Taking Care of Your Emotional Health
- Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
- Talking to Your Kids about the Coronavirus
- Find a local therapist
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
- Anxious about Coronavirus? Text TN to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Frequently Asked Questions
(as of July 27)
Safety & Health
Cleaning & Operations
Instruction & Curriculum
CMCSS K-12 Virtual
School Supply List (Elementary School)
Frequently Asked Questions.
CMCSS continues to gather feedback and answer questions from families, employees, and the community.
Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding reopening.
Related Information.As your family prepares for the 2020-2021 academic year, CMCSS is here to help along the way. Below are other useful resources for CMCSS families.
Kindergarten Welcome Video
2020-2021 School Year Calendar
General CMCSS COVID-19 Updates
SchoolCafe – Free and Reduced Lunch applications
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