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IB World SchoolIf you've wondered what all the fuss is about with International Baccalaureate, you'll get answers and then some next Tuesday at Hillsboro High School.



Hillsboro is hosting an IB Information Night for everyone in Nashville to learn more about this presigious, internationally recognized academic program. There will be displays of student projects, sessions about the Middle Years and Diploma IB Programmes, and an in-depth panel discussion about how colleges view an IB diploma.



Come see why Hillsboro cluster schools are the best option for your child. We hope to see you there!


Tuesday, October 2, 2012

5:30 p.m. - 7:35 p.m.

Hillboro High School

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Like a shopping mall for higher education...



200 colleges and universities will pack the LP Field club level this Thursday, September 27, for College Night 2012! You can speak with representatives from schools, learn about applications, and even find out about financial aid.



It's never too early to start thinking about college, so students and families of all ages are welcome. It's completely FREE to attend and FREE to park!


SEE the list of participating colleges & universities.



Click here to download the College Night 2012 flyer.

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John Early Museum Magnet Middle School






It's more than just a name. John Early Museum Magnet Middle School is actually transforming into a museum - and you can come gawk at the exhibits!



The first exhibit, called It’s All Greek to Me, looks at the legacies and influences of the Ancient Greek culture in America and in Nashville.



Sections of the exhibit include:



  • a voter registration booth

  • 1/18 scale model of The Parthenon

  • an interactive politcal cartoon exhibit

  • examples of Greek architecture in Nashville

  • Kids Korner with fun activities

  • Community Corner with information and resources.


Students, their families, and members of the Nashville community are invited to go through the exhibit on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 am to 12 pm. Please call 291-6369 ext. 104 to schedule a tour.

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Did you know... by 2018 there will be more than a million available jobs in STEM careers, but only a fraction that many qualified college graduates to fill them?



Did you know... for the last 10 years, the number of STEM jobs has grown three times as fast as non-STEM jobs?



Did you know... Metro Schools and its partners put students on a direct path to STEM colleges and careers?



Stratford STEM Magnet High School


The Adventure Science Center and other partners from Stratford’s Academy of Science & Engineering are bringing students closer to those careers and the degrees needed to meet them at Stratford’s Engineering Day. The event, made possible with a grant from the Community Foundation, will feature STEM professionals from firms such as Universal Robotics, Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon and Nissan presenting engineering-based, hands-on activities such as bridge building and water purification. The goal driving the event is to inspire students and ignite their curiosity in STEM fields.


Stratford STEM Magnet High School Engineering Day

Thursday, September 20, 2012

8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. at Stratford


Stratford High, Hattie Cotton Elementary, and Bailey Middle make up the only K-12 STEM program in Tennessee. This continuum uses all the resources of our state’s world-renowned STEM assets and infuses them directly into the classroom. Students enjoy engaging and challenging learning experiences that will connect them to their world. Stratford students learn to investigate, explore, problem solve, create, and invent among top STEM professionals.

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Have weekend plans? You do now.



The Academy at Hickory Hollow is hosting a benefit concert this Sunday night at the Crossings Event Center. Come listen to the music of the Laura Vida Band and bring a donation of $10 (or more!) to give to the school. 



The Academy at Hickory Hollow is one of three of our Academy schools, along with Old Cockrill and Opry Mills, where students aged 17-21 can earn their final few credits needed for a high school diploma. In the last three years, Academy schools have graduated more than 1,000 students!



Principal Billy Fellman and a few of his faculty will be there to meet you and answer any questions you might have about the Academy.



Come out and support a great school!


The Academy at Hickory Hollow Benefit Concert

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To find out exactly what you need to do to request deferred action, visit the Conexión Américas website.



You may have heard about and executive order from President Obama that will stop deportations of young people under certain conditions.



This executive order means many people will need to access school documents demonstrating they have graduated from high school or are currently enrolled.



How to Request Student & Graduate Records

If the student is currently enrolled or graduated within the last three years (in 2010, 2011 and 2012), the records are at the Metro Nashville high school from which the student graduated.



If the student graduated prior to 2010, the records must be retrieved. The student must complete a Records Request Form found at this link:
http://www.mnps.org/Page58540.aspx. The fee for this request is $3.



Who is eligible for deferred action under this new directive?

Pursuant to the Secretary’s June 15, 2012, memorandum, in order to be eligible for deferred action, individuals must:


  1. Have come to the United States under the age of sixteen;

  2. Have continuously resided in the United States for at least five years preceding the date of this memorandum and are present in the United States on the date of this memorandum;

  3. Currently be in school, have graduated from high school, have obtained a general education development certificate, or are honorably discharged veterans of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States;

  4. Have not been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, multiple misdemeanor offenses, or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety;

  5. Not be above the age of 30.


Individuals must also complete a background check and, for those individuals who make a request to USCIS and are not subject to a final order of removal, must be 15 years old or older.

More information from the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition


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Join Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Simon Youth Foundation and Opry Mills at a reception for the Simon Youth Academy at Opry Mills.



The Academy is a non-traditional high school that serves at-risk students, and its return after the floods in 2010 will once again provide hope to students in need.



The Academy at Opry Mills Reception

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School starts Wednesday, August 1, and several of our schools are helping families prepare by holding open houses, orientations, meet & greets, and other events.



Below is a listing of some of these events in no particular order. If we're missing some,
send us an email to let us know. We'll add it!



  • JFK Middle Ice Cream Social - Sunday, July 29, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

  • Hume-Fogg Freshman Orientation - Monday July 23 through Wednesday, July 25, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with a half-day on Thursday, July 26

  • Hillsboro "Burro Beginnings" Freshman Orientation - Thursday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m.

  • Overton Freshman Orientation - Monday, July 30 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

  • Meet & Greet for Cane Ridge Elementary Principal Donna Wilburn - Monday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m., Cane Ridge High School

  • Meet & Greet for Antioch High School Principal Adrienne Battle-Koger - Tuesday, July 24 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet Freshman Firebird Orientation - Monday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m.

    • Pearl-Cohn Academies of Entertainment Management and Communication orientation - Tuesday, July 31 at 6:00 p.m.



  • West End IB World Middle School Parent & Student Orientation Nights

    • 5th & 6th Grades - Wednesday, July 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    • 7th & 8th Grades - Thursday, July 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    • School-wide Open House - Wednesday, August 1, 6:00-7:30 p.m.



  • Bellevue Middle School Orientation - Tuesday, July 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ on Jackson Street

    • 5th Grade Orientation - Sunday, July 29, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Bellevue Middle School

    • Schedule Pick-up - Wednesday, July 25 & Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00p.m. at Bellevue Middle School





      • Mt. View Elementary Preview Night - July 31, 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Teacher assignments may be announced this night.)

      • Eakin Elementary School Kindergarten Popsicle Party - Monday, July 30, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

      • John Early Museum Magnet Middle New Student Orientation - Tuesday, July 31, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

        • Buses to run 2012-13 times and stops for transportation to John Early orientation



      • Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary Family Orientation

        • K-2 - Monday, July 30, 9:00 a.m. OR 5:30 p.m.

        • 3-4 - Tuesday, July 31, 9:00 a.m. OR 5:30 p.m.

        • Call 419-0509 by July 27 if you need transportation



      • Bailey STEM Magnet Middle Parent & Scholar Welcome Night - Thursday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m.

      • Granbery Elementary

        • Kindergarten Parent Meeting - Monday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m.

        • Open House for Grades 1 & 2 - Thursday, August 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m. - Parents Only

        • Open House for Grades 3 & 4 - Thursday, August 2, 6:45-7:45 p.m. - Parents Only



      • Hillwood High School Freshman Orientation - July 30, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

      • Jere Baxter Middle School Open House - Tuesday, July 31, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

      • Buena Vista Enhanced Option Elementary School Parent Orientation - Thursday, July 26 at 5:30 p.m.

      • Croft Middle Design Center Orientation and Open House - Tuesday, July 31 at 5:00 p.m.

      • Gra-Mar Middle School Student Orientation & Relationship Building - Thursday, August 2, 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

      • Sylvan Park Elementary Welcome to Kindergarten Party - Tuesday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m.

      • The Cohn School Open House - Thursday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m.

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      It's important for students to have a physical before coming back to school. It can help prevent the health problems that may impact learning. That's why United Neighborhood Health Services is offering Back to School check-ups to get ready for that first day!



      Students will also be given all of the shots they need to come back to school. Incoming kindergarteners, pre-kindergarteners and 7th graders are required to have updated immunizations certificates and will not be allowed to attend without them.



      UNHC is offering immunizations and physicals at its three clinics now through the first day. TennCare and private insurance plans are accepted. Uninsured patients are also welcome, with fees based on a sliding scale. Call ahead to make appointments for physicals.


      United Neighborhood Health Services Clinics

      615-620-UNHS (8647)

      www.unitedneighborhood.org



      Dickerson Road Clinic, 1223 Dickerson Road, Nashville 37207

      Main Street Clinic, 905 Main Street, Nashville 37206

      Southside Family Clinic, 1101 Charles Davis Boulevard, Nashville 37210




      Full press release:











      Back-to-School Immunizations and Physicals Are Available at Three Clinics of United Neighborhood Health Services

      Free immunizations offered to students; shots are required for 7th graders and kindergarten & pre-K students by start of school on August 1


      Nashville, TN -- United Neighborhood Health Services is offering back-to-school immunizations and physicals for children at three of its Nashville clinics so that children will be prepared for the first day of school on August 1. Metro Nashville students entering 7th grade, kindergarten and pre-K are not allowed to attend school unless they have proof of immunizations.



      Free immunizations are available to students age 18 and under, who do not have insurance coverage or who have TennCare, at these United Neighborhood Health Services Clinics: Dickerson Road Clinic, 1223 Dickerson Road, Nashville 37207; Main Street Clinic, 905 Main Street, Nashville 37206; and Southside Family Clinic, 1101 Charles Davis Boulevard, Nashville 37210. Physicals are available on a sliding fee scale at the clinics. Appointments for immunizations and physicals at the three clinics can be made by calling 615.620-UNHS (8647). Appointments are available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.



      “Parents should schedule appointments now so that their children can get the required shots and be allowed to attend school this year,” said Mary Bufwack, CEO of United Neighborhood Health Services. “Metro schools require proof of immunizations on the first day of school for 7th grade, kindergarten and pre-K students.”



      She added, “Also, it is important that all students have a physical exam before going to school. Health problems can have a big impact on a student’s ability to learn.”



      United Neighborhood Health Services (UNHS) welcomes uninsured patients. Back-to-school immunizations are free. Patients are charged for other services on a sliding fee scale based on their ability to pay. UNHS also accepts TennCare and private insurance.



      United Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. (UNHS) is a private non-profit network of neighborhood health centers that have served Nashville for more than 30 years. Through its nine Nashville neighborhood clinics, five school-based clinics, the Downtown Homeless Clinic, two mobile health units, and a clinic in Hartsville, Tennessee, United Neighborhood Health Services annually serves approximately 32,000 medically underserved people of all ages; 17,000 have no health insurance. Visit www.unitedneighborhood.org or call 615-620-UNHS (8647) for information about UNHS’ other clinics and programs.







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      Working together, parents can do anything!



      That's why we're bringing parents and experts together for another big Parent University Conference. We're offering free workshops and seminars meant to help all of our parents raise self-confident, disciplined, and motivated children. Parents will learn tips for helping their children learn in modern classrooms. There will also be plenty of information on healthy lifestyles and families.



      It's happening Saturday, July 21, at McGavock High School. It's free and open to everyone, but you do have to register.



      So don't delay. Sign up today!























      Parent University - English Parent University - Spanish
      Parent University - Arabic Parent University - Kurdish Bahdini


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      Few groups know modern communications better than major television networks, and that's exactly who will help bring McGavock High School students into that career field.



      CMT is donating money, resources, and time to help educate students at McGavock. Today they helped cut the ribbon for the CMT Academy of Digital Design & Communication.



      The ribbon cutting brought together a huge group who all helped make the moment possible: Mayor Karl Dean, School Board Representative Anna Shepherd, Director of Schools Dr. Jesse Register, Principal Robbin Wall, CMT Senior Vice-President Suzanne Norman, and many more - not to mention the very happy McGavock students.



      Check out the slideshow of photos below, and learn more about the McGavock's Academies on
      the school website.






      Read the full press release.



       

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      The Maplewood Cluster will soon host a special forum Bringing Justice to YOU. This district-wide event will be held Saturday, April 21 at Maplewood High School.


      Guest speakers will be Criminal Court Clerk Howard Gentry and Public Defender Dawn Deaner. This is a FREE and open to the public event.











      Trayendo justicia a USTED



      نأتي إليك بالعدالة



      دادپه روه ریێ بو هه وه دێنین



      Somali

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      The Glencliff Cluster will soon host a special forum Bringing Justice to YOU. This district-wide event will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 at Glencliff High School.


      Guest speakers will be Criminal Court Clerk Howard Gentry and Public Defender Dawn Deaner. This is a FREE and open to the public event.







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      1. Cómo motivar a su hijo a ser exitoso
        26 de septiembre - Cane Ridge High School
        29 de septiembre - Glencliff High School
        6:00 P.M.

        ¿Quiere motivar a sus hijos a sacar altas calificaciones pero no sabe cómo? ¿Quiere usted mejorar su relación con sus adolescentes? ¡Venga a aprender sobre la autoestima y cómo motivar a los jóvenes a ser exitosos! Todos los padres latinos que tienen hijos en la escuela media/secundaria y la preparatoria (middle /high school) son bienvenidos a este taller en ESPAÑOL. Habrá cuidado de niños mayores de 3 años, refrigerios y una rifa.


      2. Cómo comunicarse con la escuela de su hijo
        3 de octubre - Cane Ridge High School
        6 de octubre - Glencliff High School
        6:00 P.M.

        ¿La maestra de su hijo ha pedido una reunión con usted y no sabe qué hacer? ¿Tiene su hijo problemas en la escuela y no sabe con quién hablar? ¡Venga e infórmese con nosotros! Todos los padres latinos que tienen hijos en la escuela media/secundaria y la preparatoria (middle /high school) son bienvenidos a este taller en ESPAÑOL.. Habrá cuidado de niños mayores de 3 años, refrigerios y una rifa.


      3. Prevención de drogas y pandillas (“gangas”)
        10 de octubre - Cane Ridge High School
        13 de octubre - Glencliff High School
        6:00 P.M. 

        ¿Discute regularmente con su adolescente? ¿Quiere prevenir que su hijo recurra a las drogas o las pandillas/gangas? Venga e infórmese con nosotros! Todos los padres latinos que tienen hijos en la escuela media/secundaria y la preparatoria (middle /high school) son bienvenidos a este taller en ESPAÑOL. Habrá cuidado de niños mayores de 3 años, refrigerios y una rifa.


      4. Derechos y responsabilidades de los padres en las escuelas
        24 de octubre - Cane Ridge High School
        27 de octubre - Glencliff High School
        6:00 P.M.
        Glencliff High School, 160 Antioch Pike, Nashville

        ¿Quiere saber sobre sus derechos como padre de familia en las escuelas? ¿Ha escuchado sobre nuevas escuelas en su barrio y quiere saber más detalles ? Venga e infórmese con nosotros! Todos los padres latinos que tienen hijos en la escuela media/secundaria y la preparatoria (middle /high school) son bienvenidos a este taller en ESPAÑOL. Habrá cuidado de niños mayores de 3 años, refrigerios y una rifa.


      5. Preparación para la universidad /Ayuda financiera
        31 de octubre - Cane Ridge High School
        3 de noviembre - Glencliff High School
        6:00 P.M.
        Glencliff High School, 160 Antioch Pike, Nashville

        ¿Quiere que su hijo vaya a la universidad? ¿Quiere aprender sobre la ayuda financiera para la universidad aun para estudiantes indocumentados? Venga e infórmese con nosotros! Todos los padres latinos que tienen hijos en la escuela media/secundaria y la preparatoria (middle /high school) son bienvenidos a este taller en ESPAÑOL. Habrá cuidado de niños mayores de 3 años, refrigerios y una rifa.

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      1. Encouraging your Child For Success
        September 26 - Cane Ridge High School
        September 29 - Glencliff High School
        Time: 6:00 P.M.

        Do you want to motivate your children to get good grades but don’t know how? Do you want to improve your relationship with your teens? Come and learn about self-esteem and how to motivate your teens to be successful! All Latino parents with children in middle and high school are welcome to this workshop. Childcare for children 3 years old and up will be offered, as well as refreshments and a raffle.


      2. Communicating with your Child´s School
        October 3 - Cane Ridge High School
        October 6 - Glencliff High School
        Time: 6:00 P.M.

        Did your child’s teacher request a parent-teacher conference and you don’t know what to do? Is your child having problems at school and you’re not sure whom to speak with? Come and learn with us! All Latino parents with children in middle and high school are welcome to this workshop in Spanish. Childcare for children 3 years old and up will be offered, as well as refreshments and a raffle.


      3. Drug and Gang Involvement Prevention
        October 10 - Cane Ridge High School
        October 13 - Glencliff High School
        Time: 6:00 P.M.

        Do you argue with your teen a lot? Do you want to prevent your teen from getting involved in drugs and gangs? Come and learn with us! All Latino parents with children in middle and high school are welcome to this workshop in Spanish. Childcare for children 3 years old and up will be offered, as well as refreshments and a raffle.


      4. Parental Rights and Responsibilities at School
        October 24 - Cane Ridge High School
        October 27 - Glencliff High School
        Time: 6:00 P.M.

        Do you want to learn about your rights as a MNPS parent? Have you heard about new charter schools opening in your neighborhood and want to learn more? Come and learn with us! All Latino parents with children in middle and high school are welcome to this workshop in Spanish. Childcare for children 3 years old and up will be offered, as well as refreshments and a raffle.


      5. College Preparation/Financial Aid
        October 31 - Cane Ridge High School
        November 3 - Glencliff High School
        Time: 6:00 P.M.

        Do you want your child to go to college? Do you want to learn about financial aid for college, for documented & undocumented students? Come and learn with us! All Latino parents with children in middle and high school are welcome to this workshop in Spanish. Childcare for children 3 years old and up will be offered, as well as refreshments and a raffle.

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      Join your neighbors in the Antioch and Cane Ridge clusters for a discussion on school improvement and community involvement. All from these two clusters are invited to the Dream Centers of Tennessee (located in Hickory Hollow Mall) for town hall meeting about aligning resources and people for the betterment of our schools and community.

      Thursday, October 6, 2011
      6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      The Dream Centers of Tennessee
      5252 Hickory Hollow Parkway
      Inside the mall, on the 2nd level
      (above Electronics Express)






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      Don't lose your green thumb this summer. Come help Glencliff High School manage its extensive garden project with a few hours of volunteer time. You could end up going home with an armload of fresh vegetables in return!

      The Glencliff Garden project teaches students (and adults) to cultivate fresh produce and how to keep a more healthy diet. But they need help to keep it going throughout the summer break. That's why they're asking you to join one of the "Adopt-a-Volunteer Days" offered all summer long!

      Sign up to be a volunteer leader for the day of your choice, bring together a group of your friends for an afternoon of garden volunteer work, and you can take home some of the very produce you work wtih!


      June 5th-August 28th
      Sunday Evenings
      5:00-8:00 p.m.


      June 2nd-August 4th
      Thursday Mornings
      7:00-10:00 a.m.


      Full details after the jump.

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      Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor


      Have you walked your 100 miles? Even if you haven't, you can join Mayor Karl Dean and hundreds of others on the final walk of the Mayor's fitness series - an 8-mile trek starting at Wave Country.

      That same evening, walkers will gather for a celebration and free concert by JoDee Messina and Melinda Doolittle. There will be a kids' zone, face painting, sports, and healthy food. And it's completely free!


      MTA will even offer free bus transportation to the celebration for all MNPS families. Just mention "Walk 100 Miles" to your bus driver!


      "Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor" Finale Walk
      8 miles
      8:00 a.m., Wave Country

      "Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor" Finale Celebration & Concert
      5:00 p.m., Public Square Park


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      Bring your neighbors together for the National Night Out Against Crime. An informational session on Tuesday, June 28, will get you ready to host a successful event in your neighborhood. Details in the flyer below. The National Night Out Against Crime is August 2, 2011.








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      Wednesday, Dec. 8, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., students at The Academy located at Hickory Hollow will participate in a Career Fair. At the fair, students will be exposed to a variety of careers, interact with professionals, learn resume-writing tips, hear guest speakers, learn how to dress for success, and practice interviewing and presenting. The Academy is a high school that targets at-risk students. It offers a more flexible schedule for students. This is The Academy's second year in operation. During the 2009-10 school year, while housed at Opry Mills, The Academy graduated 113 students and helped students recover more than 700 course credits! Since August 2010, the school has already helped more than 20 students complete high school requirements.

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      Nine students, one parent, and one teacher at East Literature Magnet High School chopped off their ponytails before the Thanksgiving break. The hair was donated to Locks of Love, a nonprofit that weaves "real" wigs for cancer patients.

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      The Whites Creek Cluster families are invited to celebrate at Whites Creek Winterfest, Monday, Dec. 6. From 5:45 - 7:30 p.m., families will have an opportunity to meet with teachers, support staff and other families in the cluster. Open publication - Free publishing - More mnps

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      Friday, Dec. 3, hundreds of MNPS middle and high school students will take part in the 58th Annual Piedmont Natural Gas Christmas Parade. Marching bands, JROTC units, cheerleaders and dance teams will help spread some holiday cheer. And our very own Hillsboro High School Marching Band will help lead in good ole Saint Nick. The parade starts at 7 p.m. The official start will be at the Public Square.

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      Wednesday, Nov. 17, Napier Enhanced Option School celebrated International Day recognizing cultures from around the world with special emphasis on the cultures represented in the school. The 2nd graders sang songs from Ghana, Spain, China, and American born Gospel music led by music teacher, Franklin Willis. The third grade girls danced to the Liberian song “Funga Alafiya,” while the grade boys played traditional African drums. High School students from Hunter’s Lane and Pearl-Cohn assisted by performing traditional Puerto Rican dances and playing the “Djembe” African drum. Parents from Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Somali prepared food and displayed artifacts from their country. Teachers dressed in ethnic clothing and everyone had a wonderful time!

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      Throughout the week of Nov. 15, students at Croft Middle Design Center learned first hand the importance of college and selecting the right career. Students heard from a variety of local businessmen and women, including School Board Vice-Chair Mark North! Check out the video.

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      Thursday, Dec. 2, from 4 - 7 p.m., Taylor Stratton Elementary will host World Day 2010. The free event will highlight a variety of different cultures. Guests will enjoy traditional dances, international vendors, native music and ethnic foods!

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      Director of Metro Schools Dr. Jesse Register and Mayor Karl Dean teamed up at MLK Magnet High School Friday, Nov. 19, to help “weed” outdated materials from the school’s library as part of the Limitless Libraries program. Limitless Libraries launched earlier this year as a partnership to make the full resources of the Nashville Public Library available to students in three of Nashville’s public high schools. Dean included funds in the 2010-2011 operating budget to expand the program to all high schools. The weeding of materials at MLK High is the first step before new materials are purchased to update the schools’ collection. Through Limitless Libraries, students can also access the Public Library’s collection of 1.5 million items through delivery to their school library, including books, audio books, DVDs, CDs. The Nashville Public Library now sends an average of 44 items to MNPS through delivery every day, and over 9,000 public high school students now have library cards.

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      Monday, Nov. 22, Walmart will hand over 1,000 in reward cards to 10 deserving teachers at Glencliff Elementary! The teachers, who were selected through Walmart's Teacher Rewards program, will be able to use the money to purchase classroom supplies at Sam's Club or Walmart. This event is part of a national campaign that will infuse 4.5 million into schools across the nation. Walmarts nationwide were asked to pick one local K-8 school and donate the cards to 10 teachers at the school. In all, 45,000 teachers across the U.S. will benefit. The presentation will be Monday morning at 9 a.m., at Glencliff Elementary.

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