***REMINDER*** Monday, Jan 18th is MLK Day and a holiday. There will be no school on Monday. Normal schedules resume Tuesday, Jan 19th.
BUS UPDATE: Bus 1 will run a double route for Bus 5 this afternoon. Students on Bus 5 will arrive home late today.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 14, the following Bus route will be: Lafayette: Bus 9 will double for Bus 21 students may get home later than usual.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 13, the following Bus route will be: Lafayette: Bus 9 will double for Bus 21 students may get home later than usual.
Bus 7 will be running late this morning due to running a double route.
The deadline to submit parent ads into the Hilltop Yearbooks has been extended to January 23, 2021. If you want to place an ad for your senior, please do so before this date. This is the last extension for this activity
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 8, the following Bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 60 will double for bus 18, Bus 9 will double for Bus 21, Bus 29 will double for Bus 13 Westside : Bus 30 will double for Bus 31 Students will be arriving home later than usual on these doubled routes.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** The morning , Jan 8, the following bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 2 will double for bus 13, Bus 9 will double for 21,Bus 18 will double for bus 7. Bus 21 and 13 should be close to being on time due to the merging of routes. Bus 7 will be approximately 45 minutes late
The current T2 Report Card is now available in Skyward Parent and Student Access under the Portfolio area of the website and app.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 7, the following bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 18 will double for bus 7, Bus 9 will double for 21, Bus 2 will double for bus 13 RBS: Bus 1 will double for Bus 5 Students will be arriving home later than usual on these doubled routes.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** The morning , Jan 7, the following bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 2 will double for bus 13, Bus 9 will double for 21 All buses should be close to being on time due to the merging of routes
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 6, the following bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 18 will double for bus 7, Bus 9 will double for 21, Lafayette/Westside: Bus 30 will double for bus 31 RBS: Bus 1 will double for Bus 5 Students will be arriving home later than usual on these doubled routes.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** The morning of, Jan 6, student riding the following bus routes 13, 21 and 40 will be picked up approximately 1 hour late
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 5, the following bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 2 will double for bus 7, Bus 9 will double for 21, Lafayette/Westside: Bus 30 will double for bus 31 RBS: Bus 1 will double for Bus 5 Students will be arriving home later than usual on these doubled routes.
***BUS ROUTE UPDATES*** This afternoon, Jan 4, the following bus routes will be: Lafayette: Bus 18 will double for bus 7, Bus 9 will double for 21, bus 60 will double for bus 13. Lafayette/Westside: Bus 30 will double for bus 31 RBS: Bus 1 will double for Bus 5 Students will be arriving home later than usual on these doubled routes.
MCHS Track Try Outs and Practice will take place Monday, January 11th, through Friday, January 15th, from 3:00 - 5:00. This is also open to RBSHS students.
If anyone in the household has tested positive or is awaiting COVID test results, contact your child’s principal and do not send child to school tomorrow.
Bus routes 13 and 21 will be delayed by 45 minutes for morning pickups on Monday January 4th 2021.
Any MCJH 6th, 7th, or 8th grade girl that wants to try out for softball this season, stop by Mr. Swindle's classroom on Monday to sign up. You must have a physical completed before you can try out.
****RETURN TO SCHOOL REMINDER** All Macon County Schools will resume regular schedule on Mon. Jan 4th . If your child is COVID positive or been exposed to a positive case, they cannot attend school. Please keep students at home if they meet either of those criteria.
RBS students that normally ride bus 22 home will ride bus 20 home today, Fri Dec. 18th.
Any parent signed up and was notified of receiving a food meal box needs to have it picked up tonight by 6pm. All pickups will be ending in 20 mins.
December substitute paychecks may be picked up this Friday, Dec. 18th between 7am and 10am. All checks not picked up by 10am will be mailed.
Reminder: If your child tests positive for COVID-19 or is in close contact (6 feet or less for 15 minutes or longer) with someone who tests positive for COVID-19 over Christmas Break, DO NOT send your child back to school on Monday, January 4th and notify your child's principal or school nurse so they can give you the proper quarantine guidelines for school. We must have your cooperation with this in order to prevent mass numbers of students being quarantined after returning from the break!!!
***BUS INFO CORRECTION*** This afternoon Bus 60, not bus 6 as sent earlier, will double for 21 so students on Bus 21 will be arriving home late.
**IMPORTANT AFTERNOON BUS INFO** Lafayette Routes: Bus 6 will double for #21(students home late), Bus 9 will double for #18(students will be home late) Red Boiling Springs: Bus 20 will double for #5(students home late) Westside: Bus 31 will double for #30(students home late)
Through a special partnership between the department and the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation, we are excited to offer Tennessee families free access to Ready4K, a research-based text messaging program, that helps bridge the gap between classroom and home. Ready4K delivers three texts with fun facts and tips to provide your families with simple, engaging tips to help their students continue to learn while at home. The messages match each child’s age, even if families have more than one child. To enroll in this program, complete the form found at: https://forms.gle/gYgqeuD2fbiPjFn96
**School Calendar Reminder** Next Friday, Dec. 18th is the last day of fall term and an abbreviated day of school from 8-10am. The first day of spring term is Mon. Jan 4, 2021 from 8am-3pm. The 2020-21 school calendar can be downloaded at https://5il.co/bqew
The entrance drive between MCJH and the funeral home cemetery will be closed from 8am to 2pm this week due to construction. This drive will not allow access to HWY 52 when leaving from MCHS or MCJH from behind MCJH. The MCJH driveway between the school and soccer field will be open for traffic during the school day.
Macon County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Tues. Dec 1st, due to inclement weather.
Due to the overwhelming response we have received for our Holiday Meal Boxes, the form has been turned off. If you have already completed the form we make certain that you have your meals. If we feel we can reopen the form at any point we will do so.
The RBSHS Basketball games have been cancelled for tonight.
Support Staff and Substitute paychecks are available for pickup today between 7am-12pm in the Payroll Office at the Board of Ed.
Due to the current weather conditions and the forecast of more snow during the day, Macon County schools will be closed today.
The current Progress Report, PR2, is now available in the Portfolio area of Skyward Parent & Student Access. Paper reports will go home with on-site students tomorrow. For any questions regarding your child's progress, please contact your child's teacher. Anyone needing a Skyward Parent Access account, email your name & student name to email@example.com
The Macon Board of Education will meet in special session on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6pm at the Board of Education Office. Social distancing and seating capacity will be in effect according to COVID guidelines
MCHS FCCLA is collecting donations for a women’s shelter in Nashville. Colleen’s Bakery will be the drop off location on Nov 13-14th from 9a-4p. When dropping off items and making a purchase, you will receive a free mini cupcake or truffle (up to three). Items that are needed include: all sizes of ladies underwear, winter clothing, gloves, scarves, hats, socks, jigsaw puzzles, playing cards, board games, books, current magazines, hand lotion, nail polish, and ponchos. Please make sure all clothing items are new, but gently used puzzles, playing cards, board games, books and magazines are okay. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The annual Craft Fair sponsored by the MCHS Basketball team has been cancelled for this year and will not be rescheduled.
Tickets to the Miss MCHS pageant are SOLD OUT! No tickets will be sold at the door. The event will be broadcast through Facebook Live on the Macon County High School page.
Central’s cookie dough fundraiser pick-up is happening now until 4:00pm
Tomorrow, Thursday, Nov 5th is school picture day at Macon Co. Junior High School.
**REMINDER** No school tomorrow due to Election Day. Normal schedule resumes for all students Wednesday Nov 4th.
Nov. 2nd, 2020.....Bus 20 & 22 is running a double route this afternoon in RBS and will be approximately 30mins late bringing students home.
The RBSHS Homecoming Parade is also available to watch on the Macon County School District Facebook page and a link is available as well on maconcountyschools.com under the Live Feed section of the website.
Today's RBSHS Homecoming Parade is now available for viewing at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nIyi3ZbAmo4eAyfX1fg3ztAdvTW3flq9/view?usp=sharing
Bus 20 & 22 is running a double route this afternoon in RBS and will be approximately 30mins late bringing students home.
The Next Steps College & Career Drive-thru scheduled for tomorrow at MCHS is now cancelled due to weather.
The Homecoming Ceremony at MCHS has been rescheduled for Thursday, November 5, at the football field, beginning at 6:30. Everyone is invited to attend. Admission is free.
Today's MCHS Homecoming Parade is available to watch at the link below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M5VKffLlo3oYj7tX3PEfLqSqvqZLU75u/view?usp=sharing
This week, Macon Co Schools has implemented a Single Sign-on Platform called Classlink to make accessing online content easier for teachers and students. Please see the info flyer at https://5il.co/mdo8 for more details on how this platform works.
The T1 Report Card 2020 is now available in Skyward Parent & Student Access. The report card can be found in the Portfolio section of the app and website. Anyone needing a Skyward Parent Access account email email@example.com and include parent name and student name.
***REMINDER..FREE STUDENT FLU SHOTS TODAY*** The Macon Co Health Dept is offering free flu shots to all Macon Co Schools students. Please see flyer at https://5il.co/m8pr for more details. Shots available from 3-5pm.
Due to the weather forecast predicting rain for Friday, the MCHS Homecoming parade has been moved to this Thursday to begin at 1pm. The route will start Express Lane, travel down by-pass to light at corner of old Rite-Aide. The parade will turn to pass the BOE and Tri-County to the square and off the square down the Scottsville Road to end at the old Fred's building.
Macon County High Fundraiser Order Forms. Turn in dates will be October 26, November 6, and November 20 (just in time for Christmas). Please contact Alicia Green or Whitney Shrum for details. Bring order forms or mail them directly to Macon County High School, 2550 Days Rd., Lafayette, TN 37083. Order forms are available online, at the school, local business around town, and will be available at the football game Friday night and at the link https://5il.co/m9i2
Bus #6 will be running approximately 45 mins late on the route this afternoon.
Bus #37 will be running last this afternoon bringing students home.
The Macon Co Health Dept is offering free flu shots to all Macon Co Schools students. Please see flyer at https://5il.co/m8pr for more details
***REMINDER SCHOOL SYSTEM EMPLOYEES*** Open enrollment for health insurance for school system employees ends October 31st. Contact Tresa Dickens with any questions.
***REMINDER*** Tomorrow is school picture day at LES.
The MCHS Theatre Dept Production of Matlinda is scheduled for this weekend, Sat. Oct 10 at 5:15 and 8:00pm and Sun. Oct. 11 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale at the Board of Education for $10 from 8-3pm today and tomorrow. Tickets are limited in number due to Covid seating guidelines for the show. Remaining tickets will be available at the door at each performance. Covid guidelines will also require all guests attending the show to have a temperature check before being admitted to the show.
The current Progress Report (PR1) is now available in Skyward Family Access. The report is located in the Portfolio section of the Skyward website and app. Anyone needing a Skyward Parent Account please email parent name and student name to firstname.lastname@example.org
It's time for the Lafayette Elementary School Read-a-thon! Help us make this the easiest and most successful fundraiser ever. Go To: https://www.read-a-thon.com/readers/r/RodKGM To sign up. You can do it all in a minute or two and really help us meet our financial needs. How It Works: Activate your account at the link above. Use the easy online tools to tell friends and family about our Read-A-Thon. Track and log at home reading sessions online. That's it! Thanks so much, Kristen Hix
The MCHS vs Trousdale football game Friday night at 7pm will be live-streamed at no charge on tcschools.org
Due to the adjusted school calendar for starting the 20-21 school year, the Parent/Teacher Conference date has been moved to Wednesday, Oct. 7th from 3-6pm. Due to COVID guidelines, the P/T Conf will be held virtually or by phone. Your child's school will be sending more info on this event closer to time for the conference.
The Sept 10th School Board Meeting this Thursday night at 6pm will be held at LES. Social distancing seating will be in place and capacity limited to available seating under COVID guidelines for public meetings.
The new MCJH student pickup plan for parents starts today due to construction in progress at the school.
Like yesterday, Bus 21 will be running approximately 30 mins late today bringing students back home today due to bus driver shortage.
Bus 21 will be running approximately 30 mins late today bringing students...if your child rides this bus please expect a delay with students arriving home.
Starting 9/2/2020 all students at Macon County High School will receive Free Breakfast and Lunch until December, per the USDA.
***Virtual Campus Parents/Guardians*** Tomorrow is device pickup day if a borrowed device is needed for the virtual learning program. Pickup will at the back of MCJH you n the auditorium. There will be at the door to enter. Pickup times are 9am-2pm and 4-6pm. No device pickup from 2-4pm to allow for buses at the school.
Girl Scout troop leaders in Macon County will host a Girl Scout Recruitment event at Lafayette City Park , Saturday August 29th from 9-10am. Intersted parent can watch a related youtube video at https://youtu.be/mzLbSNRsuic A flyer is attached.
***Parents/Guardians of Virtual Campus Students**** Please see important updates on dates regarding upcoming events related to your child's enrollment in the remote learning online program. The dates and info can be found at https://5il.co/jr0p
***REMINDER*** On-site school begins Mon. Aug 24th. All students planning to ride a bus must wear a mask the entire time on the bus. Please take a moment to read the district updated COVID plan found at https://5il.co/jzgc
The updated Macon County Schools COVID plan is now available at the following link https://5il.co/jzgc
Skyward Student Access remains locked and will be locked until all final scheduling is complete. For parent requesting password resets or account creation, please be patience while we work through the many requests....Virtual School planning is the top priority for the technology staff but all requests will be responded to as soon as possible.
Skyward Parent Access is now open....please be aware that changes continue with scheduling for Virtual Campus and that all schedules are subject to change at MCJH and MCHS. Absolutely no passwords will be reset via text or Facebook messenger....resets must be done thru email at email@example.com Emails must include parent and student name to be reset. The fastest and easiest way to reset your password is the Forgot Password link under the small login button on the Skyward login page. Any parent without an account that wishes to create one must email the same info above to the email address above.
Skyward Educator Access is now open for teaching staff. Parents please be expecting another push tonight letting you know Skyward Parent Access is open. If nothing else changes, Parent Access will open later tonight.
Sorry we have been delayed on setting up a day for parents that want to drop off their children’s supplies early. We will be taking supplies this Thursday, August 20, from 8:00am -10:45am and from 11:45am - 2:45pm. Parents will drop them off at the front door of the main entrance and someone will be there to take them to your child’s homebase teacher or locker if it has been assigned. With that being said, you can send your supplies the first of school with your child. There isn’t a real need to bring them early other than having them their on the first day when the students arrive. We apologize for not having our usual open house but we are trying to be as cautious as we can. Thank you for understanding. #pleaseshare #maconithappen
Lafayette Elementary School Open House Drive-Thru will be Wednesday August 19th from 3-6pm. You may drop off school supplies and meet your teachers during this time. Please remain in your vehicle at all times. -5th grade enter football parking lot from Meador Drive, pull down to the CDC walkway, and then exit onto High Street. -4th grade enter where students are dropped in the morning from Meador Drive (cut through road beside playground), stop at the ramp, and then exit onto High Street.
***Parents/Guardians of Virtual Campus Students**** Please see important updates on dates regarding upcoming events related to your child's enrollment in the remote learning online program. The dates and info can be found at https://5il.co/jr0p
Macon County Schools Families, The Macon County School System has developed a decision making protocol for responses to COVID-19. This plan was developed with the safety of students, faculty/staff and our community in the forefront. I encourage you to look at our COVID response plan and familiarize yourself and your children with the information contained in the plan. It is very important that every aspect of the plan is followed by Macon County School families. The plan can be viewed at https://5il.co/jm7p Tony Boles, Macon County Schools director
School library books can be returned to any MC school that is the most convenient for the family. It does not have to be returned to the school from which it was originally checked out
On Tues. Aug. 11th the Macon Co Bd of Ed will hold it's monthly work session at 6pm and then the regular scheduled Board Meeting on Aug. 13 at 6pm. Both meetings will be closed to the public and broadcast via Facebook Live on the school district page.
MCHS and RBSHS students who will be attending TCAT (vocational school) at the RBS campus will be required to wear a mask. This is per Tennessee College of Applied Technology rules and regulations. Masks will be provided by TCAT or your child can bring their own.
Virtual School Parent Meeting presentation slides in a new format can be found at https://5il.co/j1a8
Info from today's Virtual Campus Parent Meeting is now available here, on maconcountyschools.com and on the district Facebook page. The deadline to sign-up is Wed. Aug. 5th at 10am. ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL TO GET IN VIRTUAL SCHOOL. IF YOU HAVE NOT ENROLLED IN MACON COUNTY SCHOOLS, THAT IS TOMORROW FROM 8-10AM. Virtual Campus Parent Meeting Update Virtual School Deadline to Sign-up is Wed. Aug. 5 at 10am. To view the presentation slides from today's Virtual Campus Parent Meeting, click the link below https://docs.google.com/…/2PACX-1vSyrZsEj_2-0hG70FSCej…/pub… After reviewing all info and deciding you wish to sign-up your child for Virtual Campus, click the link below to apply....you must apply for each child you plan to sign-up for Virtual Campus separately. https://forms.gle/uqpuymvkFCP5DUsT8
If you ordered one of these sling backpacks from the LES Life Skills Tiger’s Den Transition store before the schools shut down in March, they are in now. You can pick it up at LES on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the front doors from 8:00 to 3:00. Any questions contact Mr. Derek at firstname.lastname@example.org
All Skyward accounts are locked at this time. Parent and Student Access will be unlocked closer to school start time. Skyward locks this way every year for us to complete the coming year database. You do not need to request new password info...when Skyward is open again, it will be posted and the same login info will work.
In an effort to ensure all parents have the correct Registration Day Information and do not miss enrolling their child, please see the info below. ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL TO BEGIN THE 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR. Virtual Campus Registration/Info Meeting: Monday, Aug.3 at 8am or 2pm. This is NOT a come and go registration. The meeting will begin at 8am and then repeated at 2pm for anyone that prefers that time slot. Please arrive on time for this meeting as it will start promptly at 8am and 2pm. IF you have not registered your child when you arrive Monday, you can enroll during this meeting. All Virtual Campus info will be discussed and the process to sign up given out. All parents have until Wednesday at 10am to make their final decision about Virtual Campus. It is perfectly fine to attend Monday to get the info then think thru it and sign up by Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 10am. For any parents that do not wish to attend the meeting Monday due to Covid concerns, the meeting documents are already posted and the slide presentation from the meeting will be added after the 2pm meeting. If you do not plan to attend, please take time to read the Back To School Safety plan for each school as well as the complete Virtual Campus guide and then the slides presentation once posted to ensure you have all the CORRECT info on the program. On-site Registration: For parents sending their children to school on-site...who have not registered in Skyward or at Kindergarten pre-registration, this will be held Tuesday, Aug. 4th. from 8-10am. This is a come and go event as it is each year. Schools will have packets ready for parents to complete at each school. Please go to your child's school anytime this day between 8-10am. Again, IF you did online registration or registered your kindergarten student during pre-registration, you do not need to attend this registration to do anything further. At any time you have questions or concerns about Macon County Schools, please email Tony Boles at email@example.com or David Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org We want to ensure you receive accurate info regarding students returning to school and the options available to do so. We look forward to seeing you at these registration events and to working with you thru this most unusual school year ahead....working together this can be an amazing school year!!!
All schools have posted their Back To School plans on their school website and social media pages. MCHS will have their plan posted soon.
Ben Johnson has been hired as principal for Macon County School.
School are not finished with scheduling classes. With online registration open thru today, some schedules were visible. ALL schedules are now locked until schools complete the process. Parents need to be aware that this year due to students entering virtual campus, all schedules are subject to change after registration day. When schedules are finalized, Parent Access will be unlocked.
****Please use this link for all supply lists**** All school supply lists for 20-21 school year available at https://www.maconcountyschools.com/o/mcs/browse/68086
There is still time to sign your student up for beginning band! Any NEW MCJH 6th, 7th, or 8th grader are allowed to join this class, just follow the link and fillout the form. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Kile at email@example.com Thank you! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1F77YLE5AAkwETaL75-RMTx3Id2NpY7cMadeyqzaH3EI/edit
All Kindergarten Students must be registered at the school and not online. Registration is Aug. 3 from 8-10am and 2-5pm for virtual campus and Aug. 4 8-10am for on-site traditional school. Please have all required school documents with you at registration to enroll.
For any parent that has a student to enroll in school that is new to Macon County Schools, please use the link below to do so. A new to Macon student is ANY student that did not complete the year in a Macon County School for the 19-20 school year. This link will close on July 24. Anyone not registered by July 24 must attend on-site registration. https://forms.gle/28weBsvCfhZtLrEj6
Learn how to code free! Click the link below to get started. Just choose Macon County Public Library or Red Boiling Springs Branch Library when signing up! https://app.prendacodeclub.com/login
The approved 20-21 Macon County Schools Calendar is now available to view/download. A pdf printable version of the calendar is available at https://5il.co/bqew
To assist with answering questions about the back to school plan, a quick reference guide is available with details of the options available to parents for the 20-21 school year. Now that a back to school plan is approved by the board of education, the Virtual Campus Remote Learning Program guidelines are being finalized and the completed guide will be posted soon. For now, please read over the quick reference guide to get a better understanding of the options available to parents for the coming year. The guide is available at https://5il.co/i6bz
Some parents have reported issues watching the registration tutorial video in the link sent earlier. The tutorial is now uploaded to YouTube and the link to watch the video is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igksHvixWi8
Skyward Returning Online Registration is open. Please take a moment to register your children for school using Skyward. For assistance with registration or account info, email firstname.lastname@example.org The registration portal will be open until July 24th.
The July 9th Macon County Board of Education Work Session followed by Board Meeting will be held at MCJH and begin at 6pm. In accordance with COVID gathering guidelines, this meeting will be closed to the public but will be broadcast via Facebook Live on the Macon Co School District Facebook page.
MCHS Cross Country conditioning starts today at 5 pm and continues through the month of July. Due to social distancing guidelines, a community water station will not be in use. Athletes will need to bring their own water. Contact Coach Davis if you have any questions. (615) 670-1860.
Upcoming RBSHS class of 2021 you need to check your macon county school emails ASAP! You should have a scheduled personal time in your email for Senior pictures for the yearbook this Saturday July 11th. Please check your email as soon as possible to make arrangements to have your picture made this Saturday at RBSHS Cafeteria.
RBSHS volleyball team tryouts will be held Monday, July 13, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Players will be restricted to the gym, so they should be dressed and bring a drink, kneepads, ankle braces, etc. Staggered practices will begin Tuesday, July 14, 2020, with times assigned during tryouts, so all returning players from last season also should attend. Contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Macon County School Nutrition is now accepting applications for 5 positions. Call 615-688-9610
To request an Out of Zone Placement for your student for fall term 20-21, complete the requested info at https://forms.gle/WJoBvfcaNCVcWhKZ8
RBS Jr. High Volleyball. For upcoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls, if you are interested in playing volleyball, please send Chris Dziekiewicz your name, grade and best way to contact you. You can send me an email, text or call. email@example.com or 615(572-0577). Chris Dziekiewicz will get back to you with a date and time for tryouts. Last call for yearbook pickup for RBS 6-12 grade! RBS will have only one more pick up day for yearbooks and spring pictures. This date is July 9th 9AM-12PM. This will the a drive-though no one will get out of their vehicle. Please note this is the last day for yearbook pick up. Please make arrangements for someone to pick up your yearbook if you are you are unable too. We will have extra available at a cost of $45.00. However, it is first come first serve on the extra copies.
Please be sure to view the tutorial for Online Registration for Returning Students at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jG47vTBlRV4h5xAImxjPhpE8QUvoaRq0/view?usp=sharing The Skyward Online Portal is now open for parents. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. For all students who did not end the year in Macon and are new to the district, a separate registration process will launch soon to register these students.
Due to the Board of Education office being closed to the public due to Covid increases, all out of zone forms will be completed online. A link will be posted today to complete the form today.
Will you push this out. I just put in on Facebook. Reminder RBS 6-12 grade Yearbooks can be picked up tomorrow! Pick up time Tuesday, June 30 from 9am-12pm in the front school parking lot. Unless you ordered online or have prepaid, yearbooks will be first come first serve at a cost of $45.00. This will be drive through only. Please do not exit your vehicle. Spring pictures will also be available for pickup at this time.
The agenda for tonight's meeting of the Macon County Board of Education can be found at https://5il.co/hqqd To watch the meeting via Zoom, use the following link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87542429893?pwd=NUtDTnB6L09NTnF0THAraDg4bkJ4QT09 should your device request a password to join , it is Macon
ATTENTION: Any student who will be in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade wanting to join the beginning band at MCJH will need to fill out this Google Form. Any other questions can be sent to Ms. Kile at email@example.com Thank you Form link is https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1F77YLE5AAkwETaL75-RMTx3Id2NpY7cMadeyqzaH3EI/edit
The new state deadline to apply for P-EBT benefits is July 13 NOT the 31st. Parents now have until July 13th to apply. If your child received free or reduced lunch during the 19-20 School Year, your child will be eligible to receive these benefits. Follow the link to apply https://tdhs.service-now.com/relief?id=relief_registration
Today is the deadline to apply for P-EBT benefits. If your child received free or reduced lunch during the 19-20 School Year, your child will be eligible to receive these benefits. Follow the link to apply https://tdhs.service-now.com/relief?id=relief_registration
Correction on Board Meeting Date....Monday June 29 not June 28 as sent.
The School Board Meeting scheduled for this coming Monday, June 28, at 6pm will be held via Zoom. A link for public link will he posted Monday for viewing the meeting.
Additional Skyward Parent Info....Skyward is locked at this time to allow for the building of the registration database. It will open back up on July 6th. Registration CANNOT be done via the Skyward app. Parents can use the mobile browser on their devices or a desktop/laptop computer. Please make sure you know your actual username and password to Skyward not just your app four digit pin that you set to get into the mobile version. Send parent and student name to firstname.lastname@example.org to request account info prior to July 6th.
**REMINDER** Returning Student Online Registration will open Monday, July 6th. ONLY students who were enrolled in a Macon school at the close of the 19-20 school year are eligible to enroll online at this time. It is extremely important that if you do not have your Skyward Parent login info that you email email@example.com your name and student to get the info prior to July 6th. Please write your login info down or save the email for future use. More detailed info on completing the registration process will be posted closer to the open date.
Today, Wednesday June 24, is the last day of the Summer Meal program. You may pickup meals 9:30-12:30 at Macon County Jr High School.
The Macon County School System would like to inform all attendees of the MCHS graduation ceremony on Friday night that a school system employee, who had close contact with several graduating seniors and other attendees, has tested positive for COVID-19. This person did not exhibit systems until Sunday morning but they have tested positive. The Macon County School System is deeply sorry for any inconvenience this exposure has created for those in attendance. The guidelines below from department of health can be followed: • Identify those who have been within six feet of the individual for 10 minutes or more at any time within 48 hours before the individual’s onset of symptoms until the individual has left school property. Those individuals will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from their last exposure to that individual. • Testing for COVIS-19 is recommended if you fall into the above category.
Meal Program Correction....the summer meal program will continue this week as pickup only...the home delivery of meals is the only part of the program cancelled this week. Meal pickup will run the same this week.
Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases in Macon County, the school system summer meal pickup/delivery program is cancelled for this week.
MCHS Graduation Attendees: Due to the rain we have had periodically today, you may want to bring a towel to wipe off your bleacher seat if needed. The graduates chairs will be dried by the faculty.
Red Boiling Springs High School Senior 2021 Pictures will be on July 11. Times for each student will be posted closer to time.
Macon County Students who receive free or reduced priced lunch is now eligible to receive a Pandemic EBT card. Students at all Macon County elementary schools, including Red Boiling Springs Elementary and Red Boiling Springs High School are eligible to receive these benefits. Each student will receive a total of $256.50 on a P-EBT card to help with grocery expenses. Follow the link to apply. See attached flyer for details.
Skyward Parent and Student Access is now locked to prepare for Online Registration which will open July 6th. Any parent that needs their Skyward login info or account created needs to email student and parent names to David Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please push out: MCHS Graduation info: • Seniors be in the gym at LES at 5:30 • Dress code is on the announcements found on the school website • Everyone over 2 years old MUST have a ticket to attend • All info is in the instruction page included with the tickets given to each graduate • If you have decided not to participate, contact Mrs. Porter ASAP • Contact Mrs. Porter with any questions 633-6026
Please see schedule change due to dead periods for RBSHS tryouts..All 3 will be on June19, 10:00 for HS football, 3:00 Hs softball, and 6:00 for jr high football.
RBSHS high school football tryouts will be June 25, 10:00 and Jr high at 6:00 pm. High school softball will be June 22, 10:00
Online Registration for students returning to school this fall will open in Skyward on July 6th. To use this online process, you child must have ended the school year in a Macon school. You will need your Skyward Parent login username and password prior to July 6. More info will be available closer to time. Please do not wait to get your account info if you do not know. Email parent and student names to email@example.com for account info.
The MCJH Softball Team for 20-21 is now posted on the front door of the school and on the schools Facebook page.
Tonight’s Work Session meeting of the Board of Education will not be streamed live. It is open to the public with limited seating for social distancing. Meeting begins at 6pm at the Board of Ed Office.
Any upcoming 6th, 7th, or 8th grade girl that wants to try out for Jr. High volleyball, please email Coach Griggs at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, May 31. In this email, provide the child’s first and last name, upcoming grade, and the best number to receive a text. Athlete’s must have a current physical on file before trying out. Once numbers are known, then dates and locations will be provided.
MCJH Girl’s Soccer..Any upcoming 6th, 7th or 8th grade girl interested in trying out for junior high soccer please contact email Coach Jessica by 2pm on June 3rd. Please include child’s name and grade in the email. Information about tryouts to come later that afternoon. Email for Coach Jessica is email@example.com
The 2020-21 Sports Physical packet is now available and can be downloaded/printed at https://5il.co/gr5v
MCHS Girls Soccer Try-outs- Try-outs will be held on Monday, June 1st. Senior and Junior try-outs 10:00-11:00 AM. Sophomore and Freshman try-outs 11:30-1:00 PM. Students must have an active physical to try-out.
MCHS SENIORS... Reminder—this Friday is the Senior Tribute Movie Night at the Macon Drive-In. The movie begins at 8:15pm sharp. Please start arriving around/after 7:00pm. Concessions will be available
Attention parents of students that were in PreK with Mrs. Evette, Mrs. Tonya or Mrs. Scarlett, please complete the parent short program survey found at https://5il.co/gr2t Your participation is greatly appreciated!!
MCHS Girl's volleyball try-outs for any MCJH 8th grade girl coming into MCHS and any MCHS girl will be held on June 3rd at 4:00pm at MCHS.
Please see updated info on RBHS Prom and Graduation at https://www.maconcountyschools.com/article/250206?org=rbss and at https://www.maconcountyschools.com/article/244314?org=rbss
Parent/Student Skyward Access is now open and the last report cart, T4, is now available in Portfolio area of the site and app. Paper report cards will not be given out. Anyone needing a printed report card or a Skyward account email David Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Macon Co. Board of Ed will hold a Work Session with Special Called Board Meeting to follow beginning at 6pm. Both meetings are closed to the public but will be broadcast live on the district Facebook Page. You can view tonight's agenda at https://5il.co/gd9z
Skyward Parent and Student Access is now locked while final year end processing is done. Both will open back up and a notice sent when this process is complete and report cards are posted.
LES UPDATE: The last day for pickup of student personal items will be Wed. May 20th from 8-3. Perfect Attendance and Citizenship Awards will also be given out this day as well.
Yearbooks are in at Central Elem and extras will be sold Monday from 8-3 in the pickup area on a first come first serve basis. The cost is $25 cash only.
MCHS Seniors: If you do not pick up your graduation tickets on parade day you can 1) meet Mrs. Porter Monday, May 18th in front of the high school 4:00-6:00 or 2) text Mrs. Porter your name & full address 615-633-6026 and she will mail them to you.
All Macon County Schools facilities, both indoor and outdoor, are closed for public use at this time till further notice.
Parents: Math standards are changing and the state is wanting public feedback. Use the link below to be able to see the old standards and the new standards, and provide any comments or feedback that you would like. https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5547431/Revised-Standards
PreK-K Registration will end today at WES and FES and tomorrow at RBS ELEM. All students must be registered on-site for fall even if you did the online info. If you do not have a completed shot record, you still need to register this week for fall.
REMINDER **PreK/Kindergarten On-site Registration Info** See attached info for dates and times of registration this week for PreK/K fall of 2020. All students must register at the school for which they are zoned to attend. Info available at https://5il.co/fmgo
Any parent needing Skyward passwords reset or accounts created must email both the parent name and student name to get account info. Leaving out either will delay your access to Skyward for course approvals. Email email@example.com for Skyward assistance.
MCHS Students: You still have a chance to earn college credit! All MCHS students that were enrolled in SDC classes in Spring 2020 interested in taking the appropriate SDC exam in Sept 2020, contact your SDC teacher by Tues, May 26. Review materials will be released in Aug.
MCHS Seniors: If you do not plan to participate in the graduation ceremony, please contact Mrs. Porter 633-6026 or Mrs. Owens 572-2952 ASAP. Diploma pickup for these seniors is May 28 3-5.
MCHS Seniors will get 4 grad tickets at parade this Fri. Handicap seating is included in the 4 not in addition to the 4 tickets. Seniors not in parade can pick up grad tickets Mon. May 18 4-6pm in front of MCHS. If you need handicap accomodations, text Mrs. Porter 615-633-6026
MCHS Parents of 9-11 graders...please see attached flyer and info at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1m7o-Hnm0R-t9s24Uf3YPrvbH85oyc3fQ4n4eSa_wUOQ/edit?usp=sharing on course approve for 20-21 school year Deadline is Fri. May 15th.
Parents of current 8th graders at MCJH who will be MCHS Freshmen this fall need to review all info at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fjyYwsKsqatsraOMrcDyhisTCNo7wb8ZH3khaQ9zMIA/edit?usp=sharing to finalize course requests for the 20-21 school year Deadline is Fri May 15
MCJH pickup times this week are 2-6pm. Today is 6th grade, Tues is 7th grade and Wed. is 8th grade pickup days.
REMINDER...tomorrow, Sunday May 10th is the deadline for any interested current 6th or 7th grade MCJH students to apply for Interact Club. Apply online at https://forms.gle/UoMRynH4Dvw5x2ks7
RBSHS Prom and Graduation updates at https://www.maconcountyschools.com/article/244314?org=rbss&fbclid=IwAR0OeOyogGTYRDjK8P1-CTOlsf8qKqUuX2cCd1uc3nv6KF-Z80urXRNZWlM
Any MCHS senior who has Work Ethic Distinction papers need to turn it in to Mrs. Porter Thursday during cap & gown pickups. If you qualify, you will receive your cord at a later date.
The Macon Co. Board of Education will hold thr next school board meeting this Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 6pm. The meeting is closed to the public but can be viewed live thru the district Facebook page. Agenda for this meeting can be found at https://5il.co/fw8s
Rbs Jr. High and High School Spring Pictures are in. Picture pickup will be Thursday, May 7 from 8-11am. Pickup at front foyer by the guidance office. Yearbooks are scheduled to be delivered June 12 to RBS School. Pickup dates will be posted when yearbooks arrive.
Anyone needing a tutorial for the RevTrak Food Service system to pay lunch fees online can view the brief how-to video at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rcC2vM_2hN2tv_zSCwOoiLSY8H_bTZsN/view?usp=sharing
Any student lunch accounts that need paying before the end of the year can be paid online in Skyward using RevTrak...anyone that needs help with this or their Skyward info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents of current 8th graders at MCJH who will be MCHS Freshmen this fall need to review all info at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fjyYwsKsqatsraOMrcDyhisTCNo7wb8ZH3khaQ9zMIA/edit?usp=sharing to finalize course requests for the 20-21 school year.
MCHS Parents of 9-11 graders...please see attached flyer and info at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1m7o-Hnm0R-t9s24Uf3YPrvbH85oyc3fQ4n4eSa_wUOQ/edit?usp=sharing on course approve for 20-21 school year.
LES Parents....If you need to pick up medicine or anything left in the nurse’s office for your child at LES tomorrow May 1st, please park in the football parking lot and walk to the front door to sign for these items. The nurse will be at a table outside.
Any 7th or 8th grader at MCJH interested in applying for Interact Club, please use this link https://forms.gle/UoMRynH4Dvw5x2ks7 instead of one sent earlier.
MCJH students going into 7th or 8th grade fall of 2020...MCJH Interact Club application can be done oneline at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HtMditD_fnTpm1S6dnpKn_MKQac7huk1iIKmr7S3J04/prefill or you can download a paper app at https://5il.co/fote Deadline is May 10th
The Macon County Board of Ed Work Session meeting will be held Thurs. April 29 at 6pm. Due to Covid-19 meeting restrictions, the meeting will be streamed on Facebook Live on the district page. No public attendance will be allowed at this meeting. Agenda at https://5il.co/fo66
**PreK/Kindergarten On-site Registration Info** Please attached info for dates and times of registration for PreK/K fall of 2020. All students must register at the school for which they are zoned to attend. Info available at https://5il.co/fmgo
**UPDATED School Pickup Schedule** Please updated school pickup schedule at https://5il.co/fm24 for all school schedules. The schedule includes a change for MCHS and info for FES. All school pickup schedules are now available at the above link.
ATT MCHS & RBSHS Seniors 2020...please complete the form at https://forms.gle/aYT1eTf6ZRzv4QF19 to be included in the Senior Spotlight segments on WEEN Radio.
ATT: RBSHS Students please see atttached info at https://5il.co/fl6h about selecting classes for the 20-21 school year.
MCHS Prom will not be held on May 2bd as originally schedule but will held in June with the date TBA.
MCHS Seniors: If you are trying to make a cap & gown payment, 1800JOSTENS has been overloaded with calls. The local rep has added 9316524180 as an additional number to call for payments and questions.
LES will have 10 extra yearbooks to sell on May 1st from 7-3. Come to front door to purchase. Cash only! first come first served.
We need your help!! Macon County Schools is conducting a technology in the home survey. Please take a moment to answer 3 question anonymous survey found at https://forms.gle/bK33UuCeiaY3JVbJ7 We greatly appreciate you input and time!!
Please info on the Eye Spy Energy Workshop for students sponsored by Tri-County Electric. The workshop is for students age 5-12 yrs old and will be held on April 28th at 10am. See more info at https://5il.co/ffho
MCHS Seniors: If you have a painted parking spot, you can either pay to have it painted over or you can do it yourself. Payment needs to be made on May 7th when you pick up your cap & gown or it needs to be painted by May 23rd.
Seniors 2020...anyone interested in a senior see the attached info. If you order a Lawn Sign for a SR, DO NOT PayPal money to her school email. There’s NOT an account with email@example.com. Email student name & she will reply with PayPal and/or Venmo information
Additional MCHS yearbook info. On May 7th for seniors and May 8 for underclassmen, all extra annuals are cash only. No checks or electronic payments will be accepted. Please have the yearbook cost of $85 cash if you plan to purchase that day.
Update from Ms. Willbanks on MCHS yearbooks. Please do not text her to reserve a yearbook if you did not order one. Extras will be sold on a first come first serve basis. If they would like one, bring $85 on the pickup days and arrive early. No reservations taken on annuals.
MCHS Greenhouse will be open from Noon - 4:00pm today (Friday, April 17th) to sell the remaining plants. What we have left: • Vinca • Dracaena Spikes • Fountain Grass • Geraniums • Dusty Miller • Dahlias • Portulaca • Petunia Baskets There will be no open hours for Saturday.
Parents of Macon County Schools Students please see take a moment to read the letter from Mr. Boles, Director of Schools, regarding school closure. The letter can be viewed at the following link. https://5il.co/f6ux
Due to today's Governor recommendation, Macon Schools will be closed the remainder of the school year thru May 22nd. More info will be forthcoming as plans are developed.
The Project Grad Pelicans day has been postponed until May 6th instead of today.
The PreK/Kindergarten Registration period will end on April 24th. If you have not signed up your child for the fall of 2020 Prek/K programs, please use https://forms.gle/Nhkxo5ZFWQEtmVwt8 to do so before April 24th.
Due to current restrictions on public gathering, tonight's Special Called Board of Education Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. To listen to the public meeting use the Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/493930063
Please use the included link to complete an education survey from the TN State Dept of Ed. Deadline to complete is April 13th. https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/public_cares_survey?mc_cid=8a1d0b7602&mc_eid=deee37b79d
Due to the Governors mandate #23, the cap/gown pickup scheduled for tomorrow with Jostens at MCHS and RBSHS has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Seniors 2020-Jostens will still be on site MCHS 10-12 and RBSHS 1:30-2:30 tomorrow. You will not get out of vehicles for items and will need to return home from pickup under new Governor mandate. MCHS questions contact Shana Porter at 615-633-6026.
Grade 6-12 students who are able to access their school emails at home need to begin checking for emails from your teachers, especially after spring break next week.
Parents of fall 2020 Prek/K students...please use the included link to provide info on any child you plan to register for Pre-K/Kindergarten for the fall of 2020. When the onsite registration is scheduled, that info will be sent out. https://forms.gle/R1PpCHgWJtFY5jK97
Rescheduled... With the closing of all facilities till April 30th, Matilda has been rescheduled for the following week in May: Thursday 5/07 @ 7pm. Saturday 5/09 @ 2pm. Sunday 5/10 @ 3pm. Monday 5/11 @ 7pm. Tuesday 5/12 @ 7pm.
8th grade Orientation/Registration originally schedule for tonight has been cancelled. This event as well as PreK/Kindergarten Registration will be rescheduled when school resumes.
2020 Seniors/Parents please view the letter from Mr. Boles regarding senior activities at MCHS and RBSHS. The letter can be found at https://5il.co/e5o5
The Tn State Dept has partnered with PBS stations to begin offering 2 hrs of high quality instructional content to homes beginning April 6 from 10am-12pm each day. Content will be delivered by TN Educators. Additional content will be available overnight that can be recorded.
Due to Governor guidelines, Macon schools will be closed until April 24. All is extra-curricular activities are cancelled and all school facilities will remain closed during this time.
Attention Seniors: If your required Tn Promise meeting was scheduled after 3-11-20, you must view the webex link below before 11:59pm on May 15th. Watch at https://tnachieves.org/high-school-class-of-2020/cancellations
Please take a moment to read the school updates letter from Mr. Boles, Director of Schools. His letter is available at https://5il.co/e2a9
Any family with children 18yr or younger unable to pick up meals can arrange for meals to be delivered by calling 615-688-9587. Leave a message if no answer and someone will return the call to arrange meal delivery.
There is no requirement for students to use the new Online Instructional Resource Guide but anyone looking for learning content to work on at home can view/download the guide at https://5il.co/dv00 The guide can also be found on the homepage of maconcountyschools.com
The current Report Card, T3, is now available in the Portfolio area of the Skyward Parent Access app and website.
At tonight’s board meeting, the decision to remain closed April 1, 2 & 3 as well as keep spring break as scheduled April 6-10. Macon County Schools will resume regular schedule April 13 pending state approval to do so based on Covid-19 status in the state/nation.
Macon Co School Nutrition will be providing free meals twice a day to students during the shutdown period. For details, see the flyer located at https://5il.co/dsir
Para ayudar a combatir contra el Coronavirus, las Escuelas del Condado de Macon estarán cerradas del 17 de Marzo – 31 de Marzo. Durante este tiempo, todas las actividades extracurriculares serán canceladas.
To help combat the Covid-19 virus, Macon Co Schools will be closed Tues. Mar. 17-Mar. 31. All extra-curricular activities will be cancelled. Only essential personnel will be allowed inside school buildings. There will be no public access to any Macon Co School facility.
Due to expected low turn-out, the MCHS Mattress Fundraiser scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed to a later date. When rescheduled, the new date and time will be sent out.
Macon Co Schools will dismiss tomorrow, Friday March 13th at 12:30pm.
Due to the afternoon severe weather prediction, the After-School Program at Central is cancelled today, March 12th.
Annual PreK/Kindergarten Registration will be held on Friday, April 24th at Fairlane Elem, Red Boiling Elem and Westside Elem.
School is on regular schedule Thursday, however if MCHS Tigerettes win on Thursday, school will dismiss at 12:30 on Friday, March 13th.
All schools will be on regular schedule this Thursday, March 12th. Any students attending the game in Murfreesboro will need to submit their ticket stub to the school for the absence to be excused for the day.
The MCHS Interact Club will perform their annual variety show for the public tonight. Show starts at 7pm in the MCHS Audit. Admission cost is $5 and half of all proceeds from tonight's show will be donated for assistance to those families affected by this week's tornado damage.
Donations for Cookeville families are also being taken by the RBSHS FFA program as well. All RBS donations can be left at the the school with FFA Sponsor Cristina Anderson.
Donations for Cookeville residents affected by the recent tornadoes maybe dropped off at MCHS or MCJH by March 11th.
Update on MCHS Girls Game....game time is now 7:30pm at TTU and doors will open at 6pm on Thursday, March 5th.
Tonight's Regional Playoff game of MCHS vs Upperman at TTU has been cancelled and rescheduled to this Thursday, March 5th at 7pm at TTU in Cookeville.
The RBS Junior-High Baseball game scheduled for tomorrow, March 3rd, has been cancelled.
**REMINDER** Due to Professional Development Day for teaching staff being held tomorrow, students do not attend school tomorrow, March 3rd. Regular schedules resume, Wednesday, March 4th.
RBS Jr high baseball team is selling donuts. Glazed are $8 dozen, choc. iced and cream filled are $9 dozen. Contact Matthew Swoner to order at firstname.lastname@example.org or call RBS School at 615-699-3125.
Due to predicted ice and snow for today, Macon County Schools are closed today, Friday Feb 28th.
**Important Dates to Remember** Tues, March 3rd-PD Day Students Do Not Attend School; April 6-10th Spring Break No School; May 7th-Teacher Appreciation Day School dismisses at 12pm.
Student Skyward Access accounts grades 9-11 have been reset to prepare for class registration at MCHS. Also, certain features in Skyward Parent Access have been disabled until the registration process is complete. Skyward Student Access for MCHS 12th graders has not changed.
MCHS vs Marion Co. Region game Friday at 6pm-MCHS Gym. Gates open at 5pm. $6 tickets will go on-sale Fri morning (2/28) at 7:30am in front office of MCHS. Season-Ticket holders will have 1st access to their Chair-Back seating. Come roar with Macon Mob & support MCHS Tigerettes!
**REMINDERS** Tonight is sign-ups for the Macon County Schools Fishing Team members and boat captains from 6-8pm at MCJH. Also, tomorrow is Parent-Teacher Conf from 12-6pm. Student do not attend school tomorrow. Regular schedules resume on Thursday.
**REMINDER** Wednesday, Feb 26th is Parent/Teacher from 12:00-6:00pm. Students do not attend school this day. Regular schedules resume on Thurs. Feb 27th.
All Skyward services have been restored at the state level and users may now again access all Skyward modules.
The TN state server that hosts Skyward is currently down and all Skyward services, including Parent Access, are not available at this time. As soon as service is restored, another push will be sent.
REMINDER...The Dual Enrollment Meeting for all current MCHS Sophomores and Junior interested in taking these courses thru Vol State will be held tonight, Feb. 19th at 5:30 in the Audit. All students and parents interested in taking Dual Credit courses are encouraged to attend.
Tonight's info meeting for the MC Fishing Team is at 7pm at MCJH auditorium
REMINDER: TONIGHT...Macon Co Schools Fishing Team for students 2nd-12th grade for the Junior/High School Bass Tourn Series can attend a info meeting on tonight Feb 18 at MCJH Aud. Coaches Kelly Stone & Justin Adams will be answering questions for interested parents and students.
The MC Schools Transition Program is sponsoring a fundraiser Italian dinner on Feb. 21 from 5-7pm. To see details on prices and tickets visit https://5il.co/d1bq
*REMINDER*Westmoreland Little League Challenger Division for children ages 4 to 18 with disabilities or any type of special needs are Thur 5-7 at Central Elem. Can also sign up online www.westmorelandeagleslittleleague.com. For more info contact Stacey Williams 6156332167
Watertown High School will host the District 8AA Boys & Girls Basketball Tournaments on Mon. Feb 17-20. Ticket and live stream info can be found at https://purpletigerathletics.com/2020/02/12/district-8aa-varsity-boys-and-girls-tournament-online-ticket-sales-and-live-stream/
The Safe Visitor Program is now in place at RBS Elem. Visitors wishing to enter the building will need to present a driver's license to be checked into the school. The program checks the TN/National database for criminal offenses to better protect the students at the school.
The Dual Enrollment Meeting for all current MCHS Sophomores and Junior interested in taking these courses thru Vol State will be held Wed. Feb. 19th at 5:30 in the Auditorium. All students and parents interested in taking Dual Credit courses are encouraged to attend.
The current Progress Report, PR3, is now available in Skyward Parent Access under the Portfolio area of the website/app. Spring Parent/Teacher Conference will be held 12-6pm on Wed. Feb. 26th. Students do not attend school this day.
Red Boiling Springs High School Top 10 pictures for the yearbook will be made March 5, 2020 at RBS High School. Please dress according to the guidelines set by the Senior Class
Sign-ups for the Westmoreland Challenger Little League for children with special needs will be held at Central Elem next Thursday, Feb 13 from 5-7pm.
Fishing Team Meeting Correction....the meeting will be at MCJH on Tues Feb 18th at 7pm.....NOT the 17th.
Daddy/Daughter Dance sponsored by Alpha Gamma will still be held this Sat., Feb. 8th. For questions, contact Andrea Flynn or Wynona Clayborne. With school being out this week, remaining tickets will be sold at the Board of Ed thru Friday. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Due to the continuing increase in absenteeism due to illness, Macon County Schools will be closed the rest of this week, Wed. Feb. 5th-Fri. Feb. 7th. Normal schedules will resume on Monday, Feb. 10th.
Macon County High Senior Night ceremonies for basketball will begin tomorrow-Tuesday- evening at 4:45. The doors will open at 4:00. Come out and support our MC Tigerettes, Tigers and Seniors.
Registration for the Macon Co. Soccer League Spring Season is now open until Jan. 25th. Parents can sign-up their children at maconcountysoccer.com or visit Video Corner to do a paper form. The deadline to sign-up is this Saturday, Jan. 25th.
Lafayette Little League would like to announce the final planned day for boys & girls baseball sign-ups! Registration Sat. Jan. 25th from 9am-3pm at Central Elem. School Cafeteria. Please use this link https://5il.co/cdy6 to view the league flyer with more info.
LES and Westside girls interested in trying out for the 5th/6th girls basketball team need to attend tryouts for the fall season on Jan. 28-29 from 3:330-5:00pm.
***REMINDER*** Monday, Jan. 20th is MLK Day and there is no school in Macon County. All schools resume normal schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 21st.
Little Miss, Petite Miss, and Junior Miss Macon County Pageant forms are due by Jan 28th. If any questions, please email email@example.com
The Healthy Macon County Committee is again doing the Healthy Selfie Contest open to everyone in Macon Co. To participate, visit the Healthy Macon County Facebook page, like it & post 30 healthy selfies in 45 days. Winning school gets $100 and more prizes for community members!
Friday’s Basketball game vs DeKalb County has been moved to DeKalb County. The schedule previously said it was a Home game...but it is actually AWAY. Tip-off is still 6pm.
Fairlane Elem School will begin using the Safe Visitor Program on Mon., Jan. 13th for all visitors. This program will require all visitors to present a valid driver's license before entering the school. More details available on the Macon County Schools facebook page.
The T2 Report card is now available in Skyward Parent Access in the Portfolio area of the website/app. Anyone needing tech support or to create a Skyward Parent Account, email firstname.lastname@example.org Paper report cards will be sent home tomorrow, Fri Jan. 10th.
OSHA & Sub Teacher required inservice will be held Jan. 23 at 9am at the Macon BOE Central Office. Everyone wanting to sub in the school system must have an application on file and register for a background check prior to this day. Questions, call 615-666-2125.
Happy New Year from Macon Co Schools!! REMINDER...students return on regular schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 7th.
Teachers: The PD Day Schedule on Jan. 6, 2020 can be found at https://5il.co/byds Parents: 1st day of Spring Term for students in Tues. Jan. 7, 2020. All schools will be on regular schedules.
The RevTrak Program for adding money to student lunch accounts will be down for maintenance from Friday, Jan. 3rd thru Sat 4, 2019. No payments can be processed during this time. RevTrak will be online by Jan. 6th to begin the spring term.
Due to weather conditions, Macon Co. Schools will open 2 hrs late tomorrow, Tuesday Dec. 17th.
Substitutes will be paid this Thursday, December 19 for all work performed November 18 - December 6. These checks may be picked up at the Board of Education between 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. All checks not picked up by 10:00am will be mailed.
After-school programs at Central and Westside are cancelled for today.
Due to weather conditions, all Macon Co. Schools will dismiss today at 2:30pm
**REMINDER** Next Thursday, Dec. 19th, is the last day of the fall semester. School will be dismissed at 10am. Busses will run this day.
There is a Christmas Choir concert at LES at 6:30 tonight.
The Macon County Schools 2020-2021 Master School Calendar was approved at last night's school board meeting and can be viewed at https://5il.co/bqew
There will be a mandatory meeting for all boys who plan to play soccer for MCJH this spring. The meeting is Dec. 11th @ 5:30pm @ the MCJH cafeteria.
Att: Seniors & Parents-Cap & Gown pics will be made in the MCHS audit. on Jan. 29. Refer to the schedule posted on the MCHS Facebook page. Boys wear white button-down shirts with a solid colored tie. Girls wear a school-appropriate v-neck shirt and a necklace of their choosing.
MCHS local scholarship applications for 2020 now available. Deadline is Feb. 1 for most. Applications found at https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bxf5se5VjGhcclQwQjBqMS1QMi02Vi1hbmpPOElQQ3ZILUxJ
Reminder for parents of 8th graders at RBS: There will be a parent night tonight at 5p in the Cafeteria to discuss transitioning to high school. See attached letter for more information at https://5il.co/boju
Great events this weekend!! Fri. night-Christmas on the Square in Lafayette; Sat.-Jingle Bell 5K & 2 mile walk at 8am, Lafayette Christmas parade at 1pm, FES Christmas Festival 3-7pm and the RBS Christmas parade at 6pm. A flyer for the Jingle Bell run at https://5il.co/bo0w
Please make sure you have downloaded the MC Schools app and liked the Macon County School District Facebook page. All info on delayed/closed school days will be posted when a decision is made. Like today, If nothing is posted, schools are on regular schedule.
Due to the rain forecast for tomorrow afternoon/night, the MCHS Turkey Trot 5K walk/run has been cancelled. The event is being postponed till spring and more info will be sent out closer to time.
The latest progress report, PR2, is now available in Skyward Parent Access under the Student Portfolio area of the website/app. Paper reports will come home with students today.
1) MCHS Mandatory Boys Soccer Team Meeting tonight 5pm at fair grounds Bill Speck Bld. 2)Sprinter's Group hosting Annual Jingle Bell 5k run/2m walk 12/17. All proceeds benefit Elem, Jr High, and HS XC, track & field programs. See flyer for details at https://5il.co/bgij
The MCHS Girls Soccer team is selling FanCloth. The sale runs from 11-19-19 until 12-3-19. You can see any player/coach or you can visit the attached link and purchase your items. www.fancloth.shop/btjtk
Pictures with Santa sponsored by MCHS Basketball...see all the details at https://plus.smilebox.com/play?g=5c5c4f1f-a41b-4667-8ac1-f00b8f4f35ea
Free Flu Shots will be given tomorrow, 11/19/19, from 9:00-3:30 at the Macon County Health Department. Please tell any of your friends or family members that haven't a shot about this event.
**REMINDER*** MCJH 8th Grade Parent Night is tonight in MCJH Auditorium at 5 pm
MCHS will hold it's annual Craft Fair this weekend, Saturday Nov. 16th from 9am-4pm at MCHS. You can see a full list of vendors at https://5il.co/bbt4
Macon Schools are opening 2hrs late today. That info has been submitted to all media outlets as 2hrs late however some continue have a mixup in their info for counties. Macon Schools will open today 2hrs late.
Due to extreme temps predicted in the morning, Macon Schools will start 2hrs late, Wednesday Nov 13th.
Due to icy road conditions, Macon Co Schools are now closed today, Tues Nov. 12th.
Macon County Schools will open 2 hours late today Tues, Nov 12th.
MCHS BOYS SOCCER TEAM Will be having a team meeting on Nov.12th @ 6pm @ the Bill Speck building located at the Macon Co. Fairgrounds. All players and their parents that plan to play soccer in the spring need to attend.
LES cookie dough will arrive next Wednesday, Nov 6 between 9-10am. Please make arrangements to pick up orders by 4:30pm. A reminder notice will he sent when it arrives.
***REMINDER** Daylight savings time change this weekend beginning Sun.,Nov. 3rd. Remember to set your clocks back 1 hr so everyone is on time to school Monday. Also, Mon. Nov 4th is a national election day and Nov. 11 is Veteran's Day & schools are on regular schedule both days
Vote for Isaac Belton for Tennessean player of the week thru tomorrow. You can vote every hour at https://www.tennessean.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/10/28/tennessee-high-school-sports-tennessean-boys-athlete-week/2483822001/
The Zombie Run sponsored by MCHS and the Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Macon Co. Chamber of Commerce scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled due to the weather forecast and rescheduled for Nov. 26th. Plan to join us for games, fun, candy and the 5K Turkey Trot Walk/Run!!
The Service Learning Program will host a movie night at Lafayette Cinema on Nov. 6th at 7pm. The movie will be Artic Dogs. $5 ticket includes movie, popcorn and drink. Proceeds go to the Feeding Families for Thanksgiving Program. Info flyer located at https://5il.co/b0fg
MCHS Zombie Run/Walk 5K next Wed., Oct. 30th. Macon County Chamber of Commerce will host a Trunk or Treat prior to the run at MCHS. Registration form can be downloaded at https://5il.co/ay9s
Pink Out Game benefiting Sherry's Run Mon, Nov 25-6pm @ MCHS vs. Westmoreland. All proceeds from shirt sales benefit Sherry's Run. Contact a basketball player, cheerleader,band member or stop by any MBT branch to order a shirt. More info on flyer at https://5il.co/ay5g
The first report card of the 19-20, T1, is now available in Skyward Parent Access. Students receiving paper report cards will get them on Friday to bring home. Anyone needing a Skyward Parent Access account please email email@example.com
RBS Elem is looking for Fall Festival volunteers, Sat, Nov 2, for set up, run games, serve food, & clean up after. It's a great opportunity for TN Promise Students to get hours. Anyone interested and wants more information, contact Cindy Evans at 6156337656 after school hours.
MCHS 2020 Yearbooks are now on sale at www.jostens.com. Get yours now before the prices go up! Yearbooks are currently $70 until November 1st.
The Community Conversation meeting sent out previously is this Thursday, Oct. 17th not August 17th as sent...the meeting is this coming Thursday....everyone is welcome to attend. Please rsvp on the link sent out previously for a lunch count.
Please join us at the Community Conversation Meeting Thurs., Aug 17th from 11:30-1pm. Lunch will be served but an rsvp is required. See info at the following link: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/466308/Community_Conversation_Meeting_Info.pdf
The RBS football game against Clinton scheduled for tomorrow night, Fri. Oct 11th, has been cancelled.
Flu shots forms are due at your child’s school by Oct. 14th. Shots will be given on Oct. 21st. Anyone wanting their child to receive a flu shot must return the completed form by Oct. 14th.
Macon Co. Schools will observe Fall Break Mon. Oct 7-Fri Oct 11. All schools resume regular schedules on Mon Oct 14.
Please see the district Facebook page for info on a discount on Air Evac membership. The application for a membership can be found at https://5il.co/ak31
Tomorrow, Tuesday October 1st, is Senior ACT retake day at MCHS.
***SCHEDULE REMINDER*** Monday, Sept 30th is a scheduled Professional Development Day for teaching staff. Students do not attend school on Monday. Normal school schedules resume on Tuesday, Oct 1st.
The October menu is now available in the documents area of the website and MC Schools app and also be found at https://5il.co/aeok
**DATE CORRECTION** The Westside Fish Fry is this Friday, Sept 20th...NOT Saturday as previously sent out.
**REMINDER** This Wednesday, Sept. 18th is Parent/Teacher Conference. Students do not attend this day. Conference is from 12-6pm. Students resume normal schedules on Thursday, Sept. 19th.
The issue with the Progress Reports not showing in the Portfolio area is now fixed. Also, REMINDER....next Wednesday, Sept 18th is Parent/Teacher Conference and students do not attend school this day.
The first Progress Report, PR1, is now available in both the Skyward app & website in the Portfolio section. Students receiving paper reports will bring them home tomorrow.
Please join us for a Community Conversation meeting on Thurs. Oct. 17th at 11:30. The meeting will be held at the Anderson Building and a light lunch will be served. Info on the meeting and the link to RSVP for lunch can be found at https://5il.co/a6xu
Financial Aid Night at MCHS is Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6pm. The meeting will be held in the MCHS Auditorium.
MCJH will have its first FCA meeting of the year on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7:15 am. Meetings will be every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
OSHA and Substitute Teacher In-service for anyone who would like to work as a Substitute Teacher in Macon County will be on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 in the Central Office beginning at 9:00 a.m. If you have any questions please call our office at 615-666-2125.
The MCHS Homecoming Parade start time has been moved to 12:30pm instead of 1pm as previously scheduled. With the predicted heat index, the parade will start at 12:30pm to shorten the wait time elem students will be outdoors and to allow them to cool down before loading busses.
Reminder**Makin' Macon Fit is this Sat, Sept 7th at MCJH. Registration begins at 7am!! Parking will be thru the first drive(one closest to Anderson FH) and then around behind school. All children in bike rodeo must have a helmet to participate. Hope to see you there!!
**Reminder** Macon Schools are closed Mon. Sept 2nd for Labor Day holiday. All schools will reopen on regular schedule Tues, Sept. 3rd. The Sept menu is also available in the documents area of the website and MC Schools app and also at https://5il.co/9ui8
Please take a moment to complete the Career Readiness Survey for the CTE Career Program using this link..... https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0pl9G7kvVa-XFup0ZP7MmYV03Ini9YF8rAzA4J8fxfnhIBA/viewform?usp=sf_link
There is a Financial Aid Meeting at the RBSHS cafeteria tonight, August 19 at 6:00 for RBS seniors and parents.
T-Shirt fundraiser going on now for for all 2nd-12th graders running cross country. All proceeds benefit The Sprinters Group. Last day to order is Sunday, August 18 at the following website: https://mcxc2019.itemorder.com/ Thanks for your support!!
Parents & Students: Get info about area job posting, hot careers, career related articles, and much more by liking and following the Macon County Schools Career Corner Facebook page. To find us on Facebook, simply click https://www.facebook.com/academiccareercoach/
Makin' Macon Fit will be held Saturday, Sept. 7th!! Green registration forms are coming home this Friday with students!! Make plans to join the fun for this annual family fitness event held at MCJH!!
MCHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) has partnered with the Titans to offer discounted game tickets. Click on the link to purchase tickets, and enter the promo code MACON. Thanks for your support! https://www.titansonline.com/tickets/ticket-fundraiser
All parents registering returning students tomorrow will do so online at the school. Labs are ready and staff will assist if needed. You may register all your students at one location. Please be sure to visit between 8-10am to register...all Open Houses tomorrow 3-6pm
Skyward On-line Registration is now locked. Anyone that did not register will need to attend their child's school tomorrow between 8-10am to register. At the close of on-line registration, 2,143 students were registered. Many thanks to all of the parents!!!
To help ensure everyone that plans to register on-line is able to complete the process before it locks at 3pm, the step by step video for registering can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGC_3MjGo1Q&feature=youtu.be
**REMINDER*** Online Registration will end tomorrow at 3pm. Anyone that has not successfully registered by this time will need to attend On-Site Registration at the schools on Thurs. Aug 1st from 8-10am. As of today, 1,957 students have registered...great job parents!!!!!
Parents and students of MCHS and RBSH, please see attached link to a list of Early Post Secondary Opportunities available to students for the 2019-20 school year....click the link below https://5il.co/94l3
On-line Registration will close Wednesday July 31 at 3pm. On-site Registration will be Thursday August 1st from 8-10am. No busses will run on Registration Day. The first regular of school is Monday August 5th and busses will begin normal routes.
Skyward Educator Access and Skyward Parent Access have been unlocked and available schedules posted. If you child's schedule is not available at this time, continue checking back with the app. Student information is continually being updated as we prepare for school to start.
Fri, July 24 is the Project Grad Class of 20 3rd Annual Yard Sale in the MCHS Cafeteria from 7am-5pm. All items are $1, full bags are $5 and large bags are $10. All proceeds go to Project Graduation. All donations from senior class members and their families.
Online Registration will close on July 31st. On-site Registration is Aug. 1st from 8-10am. Buses will not run on Aug. 1 for Registration. All normal bus routes will begin on the 1st full day of school-Mon. August 5th.
All parents that have requested registration assistance should have an email, message or phone call back now. On only the 2nd day of this process, 837 students have been successfully registered online!! For help email firstname.lastname@example.org
All Pre-K slots are now full. If your child received a slot in the program, a call has been made from the program teachers to let you know. Anyone that applied that has not been notified is now on a waiting list at each school for future openings in the program.
Anyone that emails email@example.com for account assistance must provide the parent name and all student names for the account needed. Accounts cannot be created without this information.
Online Registration for Returning students opens tomorrow. It will close on July 31. To view a tutorial to prepare for the process, click: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGC_3MjGo1Q&feature=youtu.be Email firstname.lastname@example.org for help/questions
19-20 School Supply lists are now available in the new Macon County Schools app in the Documents area. The list are also available on maconcountyschools.com in the documents area.
WELCOME!!! This app is replacing SchoolWay....have a look around.....it’s still a work in progress....hope you like it!!
Test of the new app for posting to FB, Live Feed and Notification system
Open House will be held on Aug. 1 from 3-6pm
Welcome to our new website!