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Girl Scouts Prepare for Another Year of Fun

 

Girl Scouts of Middle TennesseeNashville, TN – For more than a century, Girl Scouts has been filling a vital community need by providing a place where girls can truly be girls.

Through Girl Scouts, girls (grades K-12) can’t wait for the fun, adventure and new experiences that will come.

In Girl Scouts, girls participate in innovative programming in an all-girl environment. They help their communities, enjoy the outdoors and participate in programs that focus on financial literacy, healthy living, leadership, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). «Read the rest of this article»

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Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics

 

U.S. Department of EducationWashington, D.C. – Here are some things that you can do to help your child be a successful mathematics student.

Visit your child’s school. Meet with her teacher and ask how your child approaches mathematics. Does she enjoy it? Does she participate actively? Does she understand assignments and do them accurately? If the teacher indicates that your child has problems with math, ask for specific things that you can to help her.

Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Helping Your Child Succeed in School

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Tennessee expands Early College Math Program Statewide

 

SAILS Initiative to focus on increasing college readiness

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – A highly successful, cutting-edge high school math intervention program piloted in Chattanooga will be expanded to serve students statewide, according to an announcement by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and Tennessee Board of Regents.

The Seamless Alignment and Integration of Learning Support (SAILS) program, pioneered at Chattanooga State Community College, focuses on high school seniors who score below readiness benchmarks in mathematics by delivering college remediation prior to graduation from high school. «Read the rest of this article»

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Rivers and Spires Festival continues tonight in Downtown Clarksville

 

Rivers and Spires Festival | Friday April 19th | 5:00pm-10:00pm

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 11th Annual Rivers and Spires Festival kicked off last night with performances by several outstanding bands that rocked Downtown Clarksville. The Festival continues tonight at 5:00pm with more music and activities for the entire family.

Chris Monhollen a multi-talented musician and award winning vocalist from Clarksville, Tennessee hits the Family Fun Stage at 5:00pm. He has performed in numerous shows and local festivals in the Middle Tennessee area.

Who's Bad, a Michael Jackson tribute band headlines tonight's Rivers and Spires Festival. (Photo By Curtis Brown Photography)

Who’s Bad, a Michael Jackson tribute band headlines tonight’s Rivers and Spires Festival. (Photo By Curtis Brown Photography)

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Senator Mark Green encourages Employers and Job Seekers to attend APSU Career Fair

 

Tennessee State Senator Mark GreenClarksville, TN – Tennessee State Sen. Mark E. Green M.D. invites employers and job seekers to attend the Austin Peay State University College (APSU) of Science and Mathematics career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, 2013.

The fair will be held in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

Tennessee State Senator Mark Green..

Tennessee State Senator Mark Green.

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Austin Peay State University begins Three-Year Bachelor’s degrees, 3+1 Bachelor’s to Master’s programs in Spring 2013

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Beginning with the Spring 2013 semester, students at Austin Peay State University will be able to earn their degrees faster so they can seek employment sooner after graduation.

That’s because APSU has launched the new Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree, as well as the 3+1 Bachelor’s to Master’s program. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU receives National Science Foundation grant to award scholarships for military and community college students in STEM disciplines

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University professors are on the lookout for community college students, active duty military personnel, veterans and dependents interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines.

That’s because the National Science Foundation is awarding them more than $500,000 over the next five years to offer scholarships for qualified students in those areas.

Dr. Karen Meisch, associate professor of biology, Dr. Cindy L. Taylor, professor of biology, and Dr. Nell Rayburn, professor of mathematics, were recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to offer scholarships to students looking to study STEM subjects. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU Staff)

Dr. Karen Meisch, associate professor of biology, Dr. Cindy L. Taylor, professor of biology, and Dr. Nell Rayburn, professor of mathematics, were recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to offer scholarships to students looking to study STEM subjects. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU Staff)

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Clarksville Coffee Party names new team leader to head local group

 

Coffee Party of Clarksville, TennesseeClarksville, TN – In a small ceremony held at the home of Mr. Terry McMoore Media Coordinator for the Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN, Mr. Andrew “Ivan” Roberts was named the new team leader to head the Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN group.

Ivan Roberts is a native of Trinidad & Tobago, a retired United States Army soldier, community & civil rights activist, who has lived in Clarksville for over 20 years. Before the change of leadership ceremony, a position previously held by Tyrone Taylor, Mr.  Roberts took and signed the following National Coffee Party USA Civility Pledge.

Pictured from left to right: Terry McMoore Media Coordinator, Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN, Ivan Roberts Team Leader, Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN.

Pictured from left to right: Terry McMoore Media Coordinator, Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN, Ivan Roberts Team Leader, Coffee Party of Clarksville, TN.

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Crye-Leike welcomes Realtor Alison Cox to its Clarksville, Sango Branch Office

 

Former Math Teacher Has All Of The Right Answers For Her New Real Estate Clients

Crye-Leike REALTORSClarksville, TN – After 15 years spent helping her math students find all of the right answers, Clarksville Realtor Alison M. Cox is ready to help her buyers and sellers find the right solutions to all of their real estate needs.

Alison recently obtained her real estate license and joined Crye-Leike, REALTORS in its Clarksville, Sango branch office. She was previously a high school math teacher at Rossview High School for the last four years.

“My previous experience as a math teacher will benefit me in numerous ways as an affiliate broker,” said Alison. “There is no one more difficult to sell than a math student. If I can help sell math students on listening in class, completing homework and successfully passing Algebra, I think real estate will be a great fit for me.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Christian School Announces Stanford Achievement Scores

 

Students’ scores place school above national Average

Clarksville Christian SchoolClarksville, TN – Students at Clarksville Christian School (CCS,) have achieved Stanford standardized test scores that place CCS at or above national average.

Stanford test scores are broken down into “Stanine” (ˈstā-ˌnīn\) scores. A Stanine of 1, 2, or 3 indicates the student is performing below average, a Stanine of 4, 5, or 6 indicates the student is performing on an average level, and a Stanine of 7, 8, or 9 indicates the student is performing above average. The majority of students at CCS scored a 7, 8, or 9 in both Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics. «Read the rest of this article»

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