APSU Sports: Austin Peay Softball
Kennesaw, GA – Austin Peay State University’s softball team opens up its 2012 regular season this Saturday and Sunday, as they travel to Georgia to play in the Kennesaw State Classic.
The Lady Govs are coming off a 12-40 season in 2011, including a 7-23 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference, and return 13 letter winners — seven who started last year – while welcoming five newcomers to this year’s squad.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Tennis
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team opens a three-match home stand, noon, Saturday, against Southern Illinois at the Governors Indoor Tennis Center.
The Lady Govs are still searching for their first win as the young team has been dealt a tough season-opening schedule. Matches against ITA-ranked Vanderbilt, Memphis and Louisville allowed head coach Malik Tabet the opportunity to evaluate several newcomers. Over the past week, Austin Peay dropped matches to Samford and UAB.
Update: Pitts’ legislation also advances
Nashville, TN – Our office learned today that we are not receiving some e-mails from the citizens of District 67. We were recently notified by some constituents that some of their emails were going unanswered.
We immediately consulted with our Director of Legislative Information Systems, Steve Kriegish, and were informed that in an effort to reduce the large volume of spam electronic mail (e-mail), and more importantly to reduce the threat of targeted phishing through e-mail spoofing, the Tennessee General Assembly invoked stringent simple mail transfer protocols (SMTP) for the receipt of e-mail. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at Murray State
Murray, KY – Despite a disappointing 2011-12 season to this point, Austin Peay hopes it can live up to its half of what is called the Ohio Valley Conference’s “Best Rivalry.”
Austin Peay travels to Murray State, 7:30pm, Saturday, looking to snap a three game losing streak that saw the Govs lose, 94-55, Monday at Belmont. Meanwhile, the Racers saw their 23-game winning streak end at home to Tennessee State, Thursday.
The Predators and Bruins face off Saturday at TD Garden in their only match-up of the 2011-12 season. This is the 17th all-time meeting, and eighth at the Garden, between the Predators and Bruins. The teams have split their last six contests, with the home team winning each of those games. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency set to host Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the Third Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), June 10th-15th, 2012 for high school students from across Tennessee. The students will be introduced to many outdoor activities at the event to be held at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex near Clarksville.
Among the different outdoor activities that the students will have an opportunity to become introduced to will include boating, hunting, trapping, archery, photography, marksmanship, plant identification, forestry, camping, water quality, trap shooting, skeet shooting, wildlife identification, and several classes with wildlife and fishery biology as the topic. The summit is designed to deepen the students’ appreciation for outdoor-related activities. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school is sad to announce the resignation of Mike Marciano, Head of Upper School and Assistant Football Coach. Marciano has been Upper School Head for this academic school year and has served as our Assistant Football Coach for two seasons.
Marciano will return to roots in Fort Myers, FL where he will take over as Head Football Coach and Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for the Pre-K through 12 private school, The Canterbury School.
Fort Campbell, KY – The Army Community Service (ACS) Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides support services, monthly Family events, support groups, holiday and special events, Individualized Education Plan (IEP) assistance-education advocacy, respite care, advocacy, and Camp We Can.
This month they’ll be holding Parent Training on February 15th at the Family Resource Center from 9:00am until 1:00pm. The topic will be “Seclusion and Restraints: Information and Skills for Parents to Support and Partner with School Staff”, presented by Early Connection Network.
For registration or more information about EFMP Parent Training, please call ACS/EFMP at 270.798.2727.
Clarksville, TN – Five Austin Peay State University faculty members and four students presented at the Middle Tennessee Mathematics’ Teachers annual conference on February 3rd-4th at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood Tennessee. More than 240 in-service and pre-service teachers attended the two-day event.
Ashley Whitehead presented “Problem Solving and Modeling with Fractions.” She also presented “Student Teaching: the good, the bad, and the ugly” with Dr. Ann Assad, APSU associate professor of mathematics. Additionally, Assad presented “Early Experiences in Problem Solving through Connections.” «Read the rest of this article»
Gives Tennessee Flexibility to measure progress with State-Specific Goals and Rigid Standards
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today lauded the approval by U.S. Department of Education officials of Tennessee’s waiver request from certain portions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
Tennessee was the first state to request a waiver and was one of only 10 recipients of the first round of waivers. The Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) accountability model under NCLB has been an ongoing obstacle for schools and districts because it does not fully account for schools’ growth. «Read the rest of this article»
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