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Virtual Interviews for Teachers

As part of Murfreesboro City Schools hiring process for positions which require a teaching license, MCS will be utilizing a virtual video interviewing platform; Spark Hire.
The video interviewing platform will allow our administrative staff and candidates to connect without the pressure of synchronizing calendars for our initial phase of candidate assessment. The process is simple. We created a few questions for you to answer on your own time via webcam, or you can download the Spark Hire mobile app for your iOS or Android device. If you are a certified teacher with interest in beginning a career with Murfreesboro City Schools, click on the link below to start the first step in the hiring process.

http://hire.li/1x5t0Kt

MCS News Update

Choice School Applications Accepted thru May 1

Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) is pleased to have three choice schools as options for our students and parents.  Our choices include the content focuses:

  • Arts
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)
  • Leadership

These campuses are part of a strong portfolio of schools within our district.

MCS sets high academic standards for all students at each of our traditional and choice schools equipping them with the knowledge and ability to succeed in high school and beyond.

Below you will find a brief description of our choice schools aimed at helping you make informed decisions about whether a choice school is right for your child. Please feel free to contact the school principal for additional details or visit the school website. Choice enrollment is limited.

Choice School Application 2015-16

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2015-2016 Preschool Registration Information

Preschool registration for the 2015-16 school year will be held:

  • Thursday, April 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 16, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 23, 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 30, 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

Registration will be held in the staff development center at the MCS Central Office located at 2552 South Church Street, Murfreesboro.

Children must be 4 years old on or before August 15, 2015.  Applications will be available on this website in mid-March.

The MCS Ruth Bowdoin Preschool Program is a needs based program.  All students may not qualify for participation.

For additional information, please visit http://www.cityschools.net/preschool.

DOWNLOAD Pre-K Application 2015-16

DOWNLOAD Pre-K Application 2015-16 Spanish

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“Just Me and My Family” at MNE

Parents and students gathered at Mitchell-Neilson Elementary on March 26th for a fun night of reading and activities. “Just Me and My Family” was a free event hosted by MCS Community Outreach and Read to Succeed which highlighted the importance of reading as a family. Community groups and volunteers were on hand to assist with registration, fun activities and to discuss agency services. Visitors had the chance to win door-prizes, participate in book giveaways and investigate clues as part of a scavenger hunt. The event also housed a book fair and reading room where guests could quietly read books.

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Student Art Show

25th Annual MCS Student Art Show

Artwork from Murfreesboro City School students is now on display in the City Hall rotunda for the 25th Annual MCS Student Art show.

This year, students from kindergarten through sixth grade have created pieces interpreting the exhibition’s theme – “E Pluribus Unum” or “Out of Many, One.”

There will be a public reception and awards ceremony on April 9th starting at 4:30 p.m. and the pieces will be on display until May 1.

The exhibit is free and open to the public between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding observed holidays.

Please stop by and view the wonderful artwork created by our students.

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Soccer Program

Soccer Program

Announcing the 2015 Spring Soccer Program. Students from grades 2-6 are encouraged to enroll in the 4 week soccer program which will be offered at all 12 city school locations.

The cost for non-ESP students is $20. Students currently enrolled in ESP will be required to pay a $5 enrichment fee.

Registration starts March 16th and the first session will begin April 6th.

Students enrolled in ESP may sign up at their site location.
Non-ESP students can sign up here.

2014-2015 Teachers of the Year

MCS Teacher of the Year Celebration

Murfreesboro City Schools honored some of their best and brightest at the annual MCS Teacher of the Year Celebration on Tuesday, March 17, at the Oaklands Historic House Museum.

24 teachers were chosen for the honor based on their commitment to teaching excellence both in and outside of the classroom. From those 24 teachers, two exceptionally outstanding educators were selected as System-level honorees and will represent MCS at the regional level.

The 2014-2015 MCS System-level Teacher of the Year recipients are:

· Dr. Susan Heiser, Reeves-Rogers

· Martin Ridgley, Hobgood

Building Level Honorees for this year are:

  • Black Fox Elementary
  • - Meredith Patrum
  • - Kim Margetjak
  • Bradley Elementary
  • - Jessica Peterson
  • - Kelly Jones
  • Cason Lane Academy
  • - Angela Lee Pitts
  • - Amy Miller
  • Discovery School at Bellwood
  • - Shea Payne
  • - Melissa Carnes
  • Erma Siegel Elementary
  • - Jill Taylor
  • - Tracy Harris
  • Hobgood Elementary
  • - Martin Ridgley
  • - Amanda Counts
  • John Pittard Elementary
  • - Alisha Herbison
  • - Bethany Jackson
  • Mitchell-Neilson School
  • - Denise Crumbaugh
  • - Alison Murphy
  • Northfield Elementary
  • - Lori Hollis
  • - Tammy Sutton
  • Overall Creek Elementary
  • - Ben White
  • - Rebecca Sublett
  • Reeves-Rogers Elementary
  • - Susan Heiser
  • - Noelle Koenig
  • Scales Elementary
  • - Richard Alexander
  • - Lynn Lawson

2014-2015 Teachers of the Year

Register for Tennis Camp.

MTSU & MCS TENNIS CLINIC

MTSU Blue Raider Tennis will be hosting a free beginners tennis clinic for MCS students on Monday, March 23, 2015. Students must register in advance for the clinic. Registration deadline is March 19th. Registration forms are available on Peachjar. Visit your school website and click the Peachjar icon to view flyers.

Racquets and balls will be provided. Students should wear tennis shoes and appropriate active wear clothing.

For additional information, please call the MCS Coordinated School Health department at 893-2313.

(DOWNLOAD TENNIS FLYER)

MCS News Update

MTSU & MCS Soccer Mini-Camp

The MTSU Blue Raider Soccer team will be hosting a free beginners soccer mini-camp for MCS students on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Students must register in advance for the clinic. Registration deadline is March 19th. Registration forms are available on Peachjar. Visit your school website and click the Peachjar icon to view flyers.

Students should wear tennis or soccer shoes and appropriate active wear clothing.

For additional information, please call the MCS Coordinated School Health department at 893-2313.

(DOWNLOAD SOCCER CAMP FLYER)

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