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Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board Recognized by Tennessee School Boards Association

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board was recognized by the Tennessee School Boards Association as a “Board of Distinction,” one of 32 in the state.

A statewide designation was presented to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board at the Tennessee School Boards Association Fall District meeting in Springfield last week. On hand to receive the award were (from left): Director of Schools Millard House; Board Vice Chairman Anne Murtha; Jimmie Garland; Josh Baggett; Chairman Margaret Pace; Carol Berry; and Charlie Patterson. Not pictured: Herbert Nelson. (TSBA)

A statewide designation was presented to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board at the Tennessee School Boards Association Fall District meeting in Springfield last week. On hand to receive the award were (from left): Director of Schools Millard House; Board Vice Chairman Anne Murtha; Jimmie Garland; Josh Baggett; Chairman Margaret Pace; Carol Berry; and Charlie Patterson. Not pictured: Herbert Nelson. (TSBA)

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Clarksville’s Jimmie Garland selected District Director of State School Boards Association

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Jimmie Garland has been appointed as the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Mid-Cumberland District Director.

He served as TSBA At-Large Member in 2015. He has been a member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education since 2001.

Jimmie Garland

Jimmie Garland

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Middle College High School at Austin Peay student wins Tennessee School Boards Association Student Video Contest

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – A Clarksville-Montgomery County Middle College student video, “You don’t know me yet, but thanks to public education you will,” has been chosen as the winner of 2012 Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Student Video Contest, Tell us how public education prepares Tennessee students for the future.

The contest was designed to give the education leaders and community members of Tennessee a sneak peek at the positive effects public education has on the students of today.

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School Board Selects Dr. B.J. Worthington as Next Director of Schools for Clarksville Montgomery County School System

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – On August 1st, Dr. B.J. Worthington will become the twelfth Director of Schools for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board cast a unanimous vote for Dr. Worthington in special session Tuesday evening. The Board last week vetted and interviewed five candidates, which were recommended by the Tennessee School Boards Association, for consideration.

Dr. B.J. Worthington has been selected as the new Director of Schools for Clarksville Montgomery County School System.

Dr. B.J. Worthington has been selected as the new Director of Schools for Clarksville Montgomery County School System.

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Students from across Tennessee lend their insights to issues facing Public Education

 

Tennessee School Boards AssociationNashville, TN – Students from Clarksville Montgomery School System joined approximately 400 of their high school peers in Nashville on March 9th to express their views on public education in Tennessee at the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE).

Clarksville Montgomery County High School students attended the Student Congress on Policies in Education in Nashville Tennessee March 9th.

Clarksville Montgomery County High School students attended the Student Congress on Policies in Education in Nashville Tennessee March 9th.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School Board Reviews Report Card Results

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board reviewed the system’s results on its newly released state report card during its Tuesday work session, seeing improvements across grades, subjects and schools.

Chief Academic Officer Dr. B.J. Worthington reminded School Board members of the changes that Tennessee schools have experienced with more rigorous standards and assessments; redefined proficiency levels; a change in how results are calculated; and a state-legislated mandate that TCAP assessments count as part of students’ math and language arts grades for the second semester. «Read the rest of this article»

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Smith Lauded for Volunteer Effort

 

Tennessee School Boards AssociationNashville, TN – The Tennessee School Boards Association has selected David B. Smith as its 2011 Volunteer for his leadership and work in the CMCSS 100% Graduation is Clarksville’s Business project.

Launched in 2008, the 100% Graduation Project Team has had Smith’s leadership and involvement from the start.

School Board members (from left) Horace Murphy, Jr., Eula Gardner Dowdy, George Giles, Chairman Jimmie Garland, Josh Baggett and Harris attended the Mid Cumberland District meeting in White House where the award was presented to Smith (center).

School Board members (from left) Horace Murphy, Jr., Eula Gardner Dowdy, George Giles, Chairman Jimmie Garland, Josh Baggett and Harris attended the Mid Cumberland District meeting in White House where the award was presented to Smith (center).

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Board of Education earns TSBA Board of Distinction honor

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education is being honored by the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) for its efforts to effectively govern public schools for more than 28,000 students.

TSBA will present its prestigious Board of Distinction Award, which recognizes outstanding performance by the entire school board, at a public board meeting to highlight the accomplishments of Clarksville-Montgomery County’s elected education leaders. The award will be presented by Gracie Porter, Davidson County Chairman and Mid-Cumberland District Director at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education meeting in August. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Wins $34.9 Million Teacher Incentive Fund Grant

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has been awarded a $34.9 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Academic Improvement and Teacher Quality Programs. The Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant will support local efforts to improve student achievement by increasing teacher and principal effectiveness. 

“This grant will help us provide our students with the effective support they need and improve the overall education climate across the state,” Education Commissioner Tim Webb said. “I’m very pleased Tennessee will receive this funding over the next five years to develop and implement new performance-based teacher and principal compensation systems in high-need schools.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Kim McMillan opens Campaign Headquarters in Downtown Clarksville

 
Kim McMillan's Campaign Headquarters

Kim McMillan's Campaign Headquarters

Fifty plus people gathered on lawn in front of the Old Coca Cola Bottling plant (330 North Second Street) as Mayoral Candidate Kim McMillan opened her Campaign headquarters there on Tuesday afternoon.  The opening brought people together to socialize, meet the candidate, and to pick up yard signs. The event was kept informal with the candidate circulating through the crowd meeting with and talking the issues with attendees.

McMillan had initiated a campaign for Tennessee Governor, but made the decision to withdraw and instead enter the race for Clarksville City Mayor when current Mayor Johnny Piper announced he would not seek re-election in March 2010.

Kim McMillan joking around with former Clarksville Mayor, Col. Ted Crozier Sr. (ret.)

Kim McMillan joking around with former Clarksville Mayor, Col. Ted Crozier Sr. (ret.)

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