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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System announces change in Spring Semester Calendar

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Due to special elections announced last week by the Montgomery County Election Commission, two dates in the 2019 Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) spring semester calendar will be changed to teacher professional development days with no students reporting.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System's Spring Semester Calendar changes due to special elections.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s Spring Semester Calendar changes due to special elections.

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‘Art21’ artist Leonardo Drew to speak at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew, to Austin Peay State University.

“We are really excited to have Leonardo visit APSU for a CECA Visiting Artist Lecture,” said Michael Dickins, chair of the Visiting Artist Speaker Committee.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

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Tennessee Department of Education reports that over 50 percent of Public High School Seniors raise score on ACT Senior Retake

 

Tennessee Department of Education

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Interim Commissioner Dr. Lyle Ailshie announced today that 76.1 percent of the state’s public high school class of 2019—53,478 students—participated in the department’s third ACT Senior Retake opportunity in October 2018, the state’s highest participation rate on record.

Of those seniors who retook the ACT in 2018, more than 50 percent increased their composite score from their junior year score, a 10.2 percent point increase from 2017.

Highest participation rate on record, 3,800 new students now eligible for $61.2 million in scholarships.

Highest participation rate on record, 3,800 new students now eligible for $61.2 million in scholarships.

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New Austin Peay State University Military Family Resource Center receives gift from Wilma Newton

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Work will soon begin converting a former car dealership building into Austin Peay State University’s new Military Family Resource Center, thanks to a generous contribution from alumna Wilma Newton (’73) in honor of her late parents.

A rendering of the APSU Military Family Resource Center with the proposed Newton name.

A rendering of the APSU Military Family Resource Center with the proposed Newton name.

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Austin Peay State University announces 2019 Candlelight Ball Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, the Austin Peay State University Office of Alumni Relations announced the recipients of the 2019 Candlelight Ball Awards.

The Wendell H. Gilbert Award will go to Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp, who established Clarksville Pediatric Dentistry in 1999, and the Spirit of Austin Peay Award will go to Len Rye, a residential contractor who specializes in custom homes.

Austin Peay State University 2019 Candlelight Ball Award winners (L to R) Jeannie Beauchamp and Len Rye.

Austin Peay State University 2019 Candlelight Ball Award winners (L to R) Jeannie Beauchamp and Len Rye.

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Austin Peay State University first college in country to have Chick-fil-A kiosks

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) students returning to campus this week will notice something different in the Morgan University Center’s food court – several state-of-the-art digital kiosks in front of the venue’s Chick-fil-A.

The ordering stations are part of a new, $257,000 renovation of the restaurant, and the APSU location marks the first time Chick-fil-A has installed the kiosks on a college campus.

Chick-fil-A on Austin Peay State University now has several state-of-the-art digital kiosks.

Chick-fil-A on Austin Peay State University now has several state-of-the-art digital kiosks.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System Open Enrollment available at 9 CMCSS Schools for 2019-20 School Year

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has seven elementary schools and two middle schools listed below with specific grade levels that are available for open enrollment for the 2019-20 school year.

The Application Dates are from January 15th through February 15th.

Click here for a printable application and guidelines. Applications and guidelines can also be picked up at any CMCSS elementary or middle school.

Open Enrollment will be from January 15th through February 15th.

Open Enrollment will be from January 15th through February 15th.

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APSU’s The New Gallery presents “Patrick Vincent: Vanishing Islands”

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This January, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) The New Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, will continue its exciting 2018-19 exhibition season with Patrick Vincent: Vanishing Islands.

The exhibit opens Monday, January 14th and runs through February 8th. Vincent will give a public lecture on his work at 6:00pm on February 5th in the APSU Art + Design Building’s Heydel Hall.

Patrick Vincent, APSU assistant professor, poses in the printmaking studio.

Patrick Vincent, APSU assistant professor, poses in the printmaking studio.

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Austin Peay State University unveiled Gov 1, first helicopter in APSU Rotor-Wing Fleet

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – GOV 1 has landed. Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 unveiled the first of three helicopters in its new rotor-wing fleet. The helicopters bolster the state’s first and only aviation science program with a rotor-wing concentration.

Charlie Weigandt lowers GOV 1 onto Austin Peay State University’s campus.

Charlie Weigandt lowers GOV 1 onto Austin Peay State University’s campus.

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Record Nine Austin Peay State University Students to intern to Tennessee General Assembly

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) this week sent a school record number of legislative interns to the Tennessee General Assembly, which opened its 2019 session on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019.

The Austin Peay University students heading to the Tennessee General Assembly are, clockwise from top left, Lynsie York, Raymond Wright, Sierra Salandy, Cassondra Meadows, Autumn Cole, Sarah DeVries, Kristina Grant, Amanda King and Jaylene Sanchez (not pictured).

The Austin Peay University students heading to the Tennessee General Assembly are, clockwise from top left, Lynsie York, Raymond Wright, Sierra Salandy, Cassondra Meadows, Autumn Cole, Sarah DeVries, Kristina Grant, Amanda King and Jaylene Sanchez (not pictured).

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