Your cooperation and support in completing the survey is greatly appreciated.
Attend a Visioning Session
We want to hear from you. You are invited to attend a parent and community strategy and visioning session on one of the following dates.
May 7 – 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Pittard Gymnasium
May 13 – 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Scales Gymnasium
May 20 – 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Black Fox Gymnasium
Murfreesboro City Schools is engaged in a continuous improvement process. With that in mind, we encourage parents to complete the online survey and/or attend a visioning session.
The information we receive will provide school leaders and teachers a lens into the thinking and perceptions of our parents. Feeback will help us better understand areas of strengths and effectiveness as well as areas that may need improvement.
Bradley Academy Musical Theatre invites the public to attend the musical production of The Little Mermaid at The Center for the Arts. Performances will be held on Thursday through Saturday, May 9 – 11 and again on Friday and Saturday, May 17 – 18 at 7 p.m.
The musical production features Ariel, the daughter of King Triton, who is fascinated by “human things” and living on land. Ariel meets and falls in love with Prince Eric after he is thrown over board from a ship. The evil Ursula offers to change her into a human in exchange of her voice.
Tickets are on sale now at Bradley Academy. The price of tickets is $3 in advance and $5 at the door for ages five and up.
Bradley Academy is an arts integrated school located in the heart of Murfreesboro. Bradley Academy Musical Theatre is an after-school theatre arts education program for children ages 8-12. This program offers students an opportunity to develop their talents, interact with friends and learn to be a positive member of the community.
For more information or ticket purchasing please call 615-895-2672 or go to www.cityschools.net /Bradley/drama. The Center For the Arts is located at 110 W College St. Murfreesboro, TN 37130
When is Pre-K Registration?
Pre-K applications will be accepted April 8-April 26, 2013.
Children should be 4 years old on or before September 30, 2013 and live within the city limits of Murfreesboro.
Please note applications must include the following items:
Child’s Birth Certificate (Mother’s Copy is NOT acceptable)
Child’s Social Security Card
Proof of Address (water, electric or gas bill or copy of lease)
Proof of income (current pay stub, W2′s or 1040s)
Please pick up or drop off applications at the front office of Bellwood Bowdoin Preschool from from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.The Murfreesboro City School District pre-kindergarten program is designed to provide early childhood experiences for at-risk four-year old children. Students qualify for the program based on socioeconomic or academic needs. Visit the Bellwood Bowdoin website for additional details at http://www.cityschools.net/schools or download the application below.
When is Kindergarten Registration?
Kindergarten registration is scheduled for May 8 – 10, 2013. Parents may register their kindergarten student during regular school hours on May 8 and May 10. Extended registration hours will be offered on Thursday, May 9 until 5 p.m.
Children turning five years old before August 31 are eligible for kindergarten.
Kindergarten registration packets may be downloaded and completed in advance.
To know where your child is zoned for school, please click on the Student Information tab above for a street index as well as zoning map.
Murfreesboro City Schools and the Try Boro Kids Race Series invite students and their families to the 3rd Annual Try Boro Kids 2.5K/5K run on Friday, May 3 beginning at 6 p.m. The run begins on Gateway Island just behind MTMC.
The Try Boro Kids Run is the culmination of a partnership with Murfreesboro City Schools Coordinated School Health and TRY BORO Kids Race Series. The partnership included a 100% challenge for each child in grades K-6. Students received a Challenge Booklet in January containing a tracking log, road map, and challenge guidelines. Students who have completed the 100% challenge should turn their book in before the race for prizes. However, completing the challenge is not a prerequisite to the run.
Registration for the event and more details can be found at tryborokidsstri.org.
The run is open to any child between the ages of 5 and 14 and their families. Awards and light refreshments will be presented after the event.
Try Boro Run is a great opportunity for families to run or walk together on the Gateway Island.
Murfreesboro City students brought home winning ribbons and winning attitudes after participating in the 23rd Annual Area 16 Special Olympics.
John Harris, MTSU director of disabled student services, began the day with a simple motto, “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”
MCS students from Siegel, Northfield and Scales joined nearly 400 student athletes from Rutherford County to compete in a day of running, jumping, throwing and overall good spirited competition.
The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and the School Resource Officer division raised funds to support the games.
See the photo gallery here as well as on the individual school sites.
Congratulations to Dylan Raney, Black Fox Elementary, on receiving the Best of Show award from the City Hall Art Committee during the MCS Art Competition celebration.
A full listing of winners will be posted next week.Pictured in photo: Mayor Tommy Bragg, Eric Snyder, Chair, City Hall Arts Committee, Dylan, Principal Joe Thompson, City Councilman Doug Young and Art Teacher Kim Garrett.
To see photos of the winning artwork, visit Read more at WGNS.
MTSU Tennis Clinic has been postponed due to weather. The rain date for the clinic is April 27th. Advanced registration was required.
MTSU Blue Raider Mens and Women’s Tennis will host a free tennis clinic for Murfreesboro City School students in 2nd through 6th grade on Saturday, March 23. This beginners tennis clinic is designed to introduce students to the game of tennis.
Instruction will be based on the students knowledge and skill level and will include introductions and drills designed to help students learn the art of serving, volley, forehand, backhand and footwork drills. MTSU Tennis Coaches and players will be working directly with students during the clinic.
Registration in advance is required.
The clinic is divided into two groups based on age.
- Students in Grades 2nd, 3rd and 4th from 10:00 am – 11:30 a.m.
- Students in Grades 5th and 6th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Students must wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing.
- Students should bring a water bottle.
- Rackets, balls and other tennis equipment will be provided.
- Parents are requested to stay during the clinic. Bleachers are available at MTSU tennis courts or you may choose to bring a chair or blanket.
See attachments for additional information.
Kindergarten registration is scheduled for May 8 – 10, 2013. Parents may register their 2013-14 kindergarten student during regular school hours at their zoned school on May 8 through May 10. Extended registration hours will be offered on Thursday, May 9 until 5 p.m.
MCS students will display top art projects in the City Hall Rotunda beginning March 19 through May 3. The art exhibit will feature winning art from each school based on grade level. The highlight of the exhibit will be on Thursday, March 21 during the Mayor’s reception. Parents and the community are invited to visit City Hall and view the artwork during the exhibit.
The show is sponsored by the City Hall Art Committee.