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MCS Job Fair – March 19

Murfreesboro City Schools will host a job fair on Saturday, March 19 at Scales Elementary from 9:30-11 a.m.  Prospective teachers are encouraged to bring resumes and/or portfolios and be prepared to interview.

Virtual interviews will also be offered beginning in late February.  Additional details coming soon.


2016-2017 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year will be held on May 5-6, 2016.

Thursday, May 5: You can register your student during regular school hours, plus we will be open until 5:00pm.
Friday, May 6: You can register your student during regular school hours.

See attached pdf for more information.
Kindergarten Registration 2016-17

MCS News Update

School Closed Feb 10 – ESP open at snow sites

Due to the icy road conditions in several parts of our city, Murfreesboro City Schools will be closed today.

ESP will be open at the snow site locations following the inclement weather policy.

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week 2016, “School Counseling: The Recipe for Success,” will be celebrated from Feb. 1-5. The week aims to bring public attention to the unique contribution of professional school counselors.
Counselors work with teachers, parents, social workers, and many others to address the academic, personal and social development needs of all students. They refer students and families to community agencies that can help them meet their food, housing, and legal needs, as well as address other challenges they may be facing. Counselors help remove barriers to learning and help students succeed. Remember to thank a school counselor during National School Counseling Week.

MCS News Update

Legislative Update Jan. 2016

Many legislative acts are tied to the work of teachers, administrators and districts. The attachment below outlines a few bills currently under consideration that directly relate to education. This information is provided to help the public and educators be aware of conversations currently happening in our state government. The information is not provided to influence opinions.

General Assembly Bills – Jan 2016

MCS News Update

2016-17 School Calendar

The 2016-17 School Calendar was passed by the Murfreesboro School Board on Tuesday, January 26.  Please click on the link below to access the calendar.  A school calendar will also be sent to MCS parents via PeachJar.

MCS Calendar 2016-17

The African American Journey

MCS Hosts African American Cultural Celebration

African American art, cuisine and much more will be featured Thursday, Jan. 28, at 4 p.m., as Murfreesboro City Schools and Patterson Park Community Center celebrate The African American Journey. The event will be held at Patterson Park Community Center located at 521 Mercury Blvd.

The free celebration will recognize several aspects of African American history and culture through song, performances, artistic expression and interactive exhibits.

“We are excited to be working with Patterson Park to bring our community another installment of this event. It’s important to understand the past so we can learn from it and appreciate what previous generations have gone through,” stated City Schools Outreach Coordinator Greg Lyles.

Several participants from African American Voices of Past and Present, previously know as The Wisdom of the Elders, will display artwork and share their stories and insights with visitors as part of the genealogy and research program.

In addition to student performances and art, the event will include a soul food tasting, community partners fair, and a children’s activity center featuring games and crafts.

Murfreesboro City Schools is a district of twelve schools committed to the academic and personal success of each child. For more information contact Essence Brisco at 615-893-2313.

African American Journey

MCS News Update

Bradley Participates in iTheatrics

Bradley Academy Musical Theatre students received The Excellence in Music Award during the iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA in January.

The festival is the world’s largest youth musical theater festival and features 115 groups representing 28 states, the District of Columbia, South Korea and Australia. Bradley is one of only eight elementary schools participating in the festival, which has over 5000 participants.

Students from Bradley performed a piece from their upcoming production of “The Lion King” during judging. Two students Makamae Bautista and Maria Warrick were selected as All Stars based on their dancing, vocals, and overall performance and were invited to perform another piece on the main stage. Seth Swezc and Gabby French Hawk were selected as Broadway Jr. Slam performers and also performed a number on the main stage.

Bradley, Roy Waldron and University School of Nashville were selected to work together to open the festival with a showcase of Peter Pan JR.

School Board Appreciation Week

School Board Appreciation Week

January 24 through 30 is School Board Appreciation Week. Murfreesboro City Schools benefits tremendously from the hard work and dedication of our school board members who work to better our school system and community. As advocates for students, these elected officials devote their time, resources and expertise to strengthen our educational system. They make decisions affecting policy, budgeting and district goals.

Please join us by saying thank you to our school board members during Tennessee’s School Board Appreciation Week.

Schools Closed

MCS Closed January 25

Murfreesboro City Schools will be closed Monday, January 25 due to the ice and snow remaining on many side streets and school parking lots.

ESP will be open at snow sites and operating under their inclement weather policy.  Please send snacks, breakfast and/or lunch with your child.

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