February 2024 News

February 23rd, 2024

Point of Pride Awards for February 2023

On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the CMCSS School Board presented the following Point of Pride awards to students, faculty, and staff.

ACT Perfect Score

Cade Deterding is a Rossview High School student who made a perfect score on his ACT exam. The perfect composite score is 36. This score is an average of the four section scores for English, Math, Reading, and Science. Getting a perfect score on the ACT is very rare. Out of the nearly 2 million students who take the ACT across America, only around 0.3% of students earn a perfect ACT score.

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Conference

Austin Mason, Brooke Mangrum, and Tyler Mills from Montgomery Central High School competed in the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Conference. Austin, Brooke, and Tyler earned top honors at the competition.

Austin Mason won 1st Place in Interviewing Skills ($15,000 scholarship)
Brooke Mangrum won 2nd Place in Lesson Plan Development and Modification ($8,000 scholarship)
Tyler Mills scored a 98.5 in the highly competitive Toys that Teach category

State of Tennessee Art Review and Showcase

Areen David is a second grader at Rossview Elementary School, whose artwork won 2nd Place in the State of Tennessee Art Review and Showcase. Areen’s work will be on display at the TN State Museum from March until May of this year.

All-State Musicians

CMCSS students auditioned and were selected to perform in an all-state ensemble. These students auditioned and competed against students across the state to earn one of the limited seats in the all-state ensembles. Students will get to rehearse and perform with other talented musicians from across the state in April.

From Clarksville High School, Mac Mackdanz – All-State Band (Mr. Gaskill, director)

From Montgomery Central High School, Andrew Wall – All-State Choir (Mrs. Rouse, director)

From Rossview High School:
Jamie Noland – All-State Band (Mr. Reynolds, director) and
Elizabeth Stevens – All-State Choir (Mrs. Waugh, director)

Honor Band of America

Jaden Steele is from Northeast High School and through a competitive national audition, Jaden was selected for the Honor Band of America. Jaden will get the opportunity to perform with the ensemble in March under the direction of Col. Timothy Holtan, the Leader and Commander of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”

TSSAA Bowling

Northwest High School’s Unified Bowling Team along with Coach Guevara and Coach Jenkins were the Runner-up in TSSAA State Bowling Championship. The team includes:

Bandon Loreto
Chrissalee Lawrence
Juan “Jay” Cota
Jashaun Williams
Akeyla Farmer
Joseph “JoJo” Richardson
Kayla Taylor
Michael Thompson
Deonta Crawford
Mackinzie McPeak
Analiese Poe

National High School Cheerleading Competition (NHSCC)

The Clarksville High School Wildcats Cheer Team along with Coach Thurman and Coach Kinslow won the Bronze Medal in D1 Small Varsity Game Day Division with 3, zero deduction routines at the National High School Cheerleading Competition in Orlando.

The cheerleaders on the team are:

Anna Grace Parker
Marie Brock
Ari Sohn
Jamiyah Leeks
Blair Butcher
Chloe Blevins
Ella Gallagher
Julie Alford
Kinsley Savage
Madalynne Brunner
McKenna Carbin
Sania Baugh
Ella Roberts
Kennedy Lang
Graham Bryant
Laney Rogers
Peyton Hay
Aubrie Hardy
Mayleigh Carbin
Shaliah Griffey
Ava Austin
Kylee Claret

Congratulations to all of the students, faculty, and staff on their achievements!

February 22nd, 2024

Last Chance for Yearbooks

Our Yearbook order to the plant is due FEB 26th! There are currently just around 100 books still available. We have sold out the last 2 years! Order yours at jostens.com today to guarantee your student has one on distribution day.

February 22nd, 2024

Military College Scholarship Opportunities Meeting Set for Students, Parents

Join the CMCSS JROTC leadership and other representatives to discuss ROTC scholarships and how to attend a military college. Students will have the opportunity to hear from and ask questions to a representative from the Army Nursing Program, a West Point graduate, and representatives from Junior Military Colleges who can provide detailed perspectives on the student experience.

Event Details:
April 2 – 3, 2024
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Central Services South (1312 Highway 48)

What is a Military College?

Senior Military Colleges

The Citadel, Virginia Tech, Texas A&M, Virginia Military Institute, University of North Georgia, Norwich University

Six Senior Military Colleges (SMC) in the nation have Army ROTC programs which are part of a Corps of Cadets.

Why Choose a Senior Military College?

  • Graduates of Senior Military Colleges are Cadets who will be assessed onto Active Duty upon recommendation from their Professor of Military Science, they do not have to compete nationally for Active Duty.
  • Full tuition scholarships are available for those who qualify
  • Paid a personal stipend of $420/month while attending class
  • Paid a book allowance of $1,200 per year
  • SMC’s are steeped in tradition and offer students an organized lifestyle, enhanced leadership training, and superb training facilities
  • Cadets may choose to commission into the Army Reserves or the National Guard through the Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty option
  • Cadets quickly take on leadership roles and experience every level of leadership from top to bottom

Military Junior Colleges

Marion Military Institute, Valley Forge Military College, Georgia Military College, New Mexico Military Institute

Only four Military Junior Colleges (MJC) offer the unique opportunity to become an Army Officer in only two years.

Why Choose a Military Junior College?

  • Cadets can become an Army Officer in only two years through the MJC Early Commissioning Program (ECP)
  • Full tuition scholarships are available
  • Paid a book allowance of $1,200 per year
  • Paid a personal stipen of $420/month while attending class
  • Paid as a Cadet/E-5 in the Army Reserve or National Guard if enrolled in Simultaneous Membership Program (over $300/month)
  • MJC ECP Commissioned Officers qulaify for the Education Assistance Program, which pays full tuition and fees for the remaining two years at the follow on college and degree you choose OR elect to receive $10,000/year room and board
  • MJC Commissionionees earn time in service during their Junior and Senior year of college for promotions and retirement purposes
  • Values and character are emphasized from day one through graudation.
  • Respect for others is a key to succeeding at a MJC
  • MJCs instill pride and self-confidence through team-building, promotions, and leadership roles


For more information, including schools and locations, text MCINFO to 462769 (GOARMY) or visit this website.

Presenter’s Contact Information
Glen A. Johnson
Recruiting Operations Officer
Cell: 270.300.7522
Office: 502.624.1904
[email protected]

February 2nd, 2024

February Blood Drive

February 2nd, 2024

Band APSU Honor Festival

Congratulations to all of our students who made APSU Honor Festival for 2024: Henry Joo, Zayne McBryant, Sophia Powell, Michael Wall, Ronda Ballard, Nathan Hatley, Aiden Devlin, Jena Williams, Jackson Buck, Kyle Reed, Jamie Noland, Ariana Williamson, Aiden Lee, Ivan Buck, and Kathryn Bronson. These students will participate in the honor band/orchestra festival on February 22-24th, with a concert on February 24th at the Austin Peay Music/ Mass Communications Building in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.

February 2nd, 2024

Senior Cap and Gown Photos

If you would like to have your seniors make Cap and Gown photos with Lifetouch please fill out this Google Form by 2/15. At this time there are only 180 appointments available for the March date we have booked.

February 2nd, 2024

Upcoming Theatre and Talent Show Auditions

THSSDL INTERP THEATRE AUDITIONS, Tuesday, February 6th from 2:30 -3:30 in Mrs. Wilcox’s room, G129.

TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS, Thursday, February 8th from 2:30-5:00 in the Main Theatre. Must sign up in G129 by February 7th. The talent show will be Thursday, February 15th @ 7:00 PM. Tickets are $5.00 and will be available on GoFan Next week.