Congratulations to TCBOE School Board Chairman, Marty Burlison, for being selected as the Delta District Director. With this designation, he will be representing the Delta District which includes all school systems in Shelby County, Tipton County, Fayette County and Lauderdale County.
"Marty Burlison first served on the Tipton County Board of Educatoin from 1985-2004. In 2012, he returned to th eSchool Board where he now serves as Chairman. Marty became Vice-Chairman of the School Board in the late 1980's and served until 2004. Marty is a graduate of Covington High School in Tipotn County and has been a Farmer all of his life. He is a former member of the Tipton County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. He and his wife, Camille, have three children, Carla, Jonathan, and Elizabeth. He also has two wonderful grandchildren, Drake Anderson and Burlison Frazier. During his free time he enjoys golfing and duck hunting (TSBA District Directors Update, November, 2014)."
We are very proud of the Munford High School chorus for being invited to perform at the Annual Tennessee School Board Association Leadership Convention that took place in Nashville, TN this past weekend. Our school board members and superintendent received numerous positive comments with regard to their outstanding performance!
recently selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree. This award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.
The National FFA Organization works to enhance the lives of youth through agricultural education. Without the efforts of highly dedicated individuals, thousands of young people would not be able to achieve success that, in turn, contributes directly to the overall well-being of the nation.
The Honorary American FFA Degree is an opportunity to recognize those who have gone beyond valuable daily contributions to make an extraordinary long-term difference in the lives of students, inspiring confidence in a new generation of agriculturists.
Members of the National FFA Organization's board of directors approved the nomination. Mr. Witherington received the award at the 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in Louisville, Ky.
Recipients received a certificate and medal and their names will be permanently recorded. The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 579,678 student me~bers in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
won the SCORE Prize for an unprecedented third year in a row. The school, led by Principal Marcus Heaston, has an enrollment of nearly 750 students and posted strong gains in ACT performance and the college-going rate. Covington High also has demonstrated strong three-year growth on the Tennessee Value Added Assessment System in Algebra I and II." Congratulations to the students, teachers, and administrators of CHS!! Read more here.
2014 Bandmasters Championship!
The 2014 Bandmasters Grand Champion & Class AAAA Champion
Director: Barry Trobaugh
Class AAA Champion BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL BAND, Brighton, TN Director: Jonathan Findley Assistant Director: Jeff Mayo
On September 2nd, the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) announced the 12 finalists for the fourth annual SCORE Prize. The prize recognizes the Tennessee elementary, middle, and high schools and school districts that are leaders in student learning. Click here to learn more about the SCORE PRIZE.
We are proud to recognize Covington High School as a finalist!
CHS serves nearly 750 students in grades 9-12. Covington has among the highest Algebra I and II growth in the state and has recently seen notable growth in English II. Covington has also seen significant growth on ACT performance over the past three years. Covington High is a two-time SCORE Prize winner, and this is its third nomination.
Congratulations students, staff, teachers, and administrators for this recognition of your hard work!
MHS students with the news that the Munford High marching band will perform in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Munford is one of 10 marching bands (and one of four high school bands) across the country selected to perform at the parade.
Congratulations Cougars, we are proud of your hard work and accomplishments!
Visit http://www.munfordband.com/ to learn more about the MHS band.
Students and faculty of Tipton County Schools have recycled 92 tons from July 2013 - March 2014. Way to go TCS!!
. . . So every day, including the day I was there, Heaston tells his students to keep in mind the many men and women who sacrificed their lives and money and resources to secure their right to a free and equal education and who made this the greatest country on Earth. "It is 2014," he says, "and we are truly judged by the content of our character, displayed by how we dress and how we act and the decisions we make. " We all make mistakes," he tells the students and invites each of them to make a decision that day to live a more "character-filled" life.
Congratulations to the Tipton County Spelling Bee winner and runner up!
Winner: Elijah Guevarra, MMS
Runner up: Hailey Russell,BES
These two students have advanced to the regional competition in Memphis on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
We are proud of all the students who participated in the 2013-2014 Tipton County Spelling Bee!
We thank all those who contributed their time.
Dr. Barton: Pronouncer
Anne Adams, Jill Johnston, and Peggy Cousar: Judges
Amy Powell Daugherty: Organizer