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CHS nominated for a 3rd SCORE Prize!

posted Sep 9, 2014, 1:29 PM by Web Master   [ updated Sep 9, 2014, 1:29 PM ]

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 Band to perform in the 2015 Macy's Day Parade!

posted May 9, 2014, 11:46 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated May 9, 2014, 11:58 AM ]

Macy’s parade officials were in town to surprise
 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.




TCS Recycles!

posted May 6, 2014, 6:39 AM by Web Master   [ updated May 6, 2014, 6:39 AM ]

Students and faculty of Tipton County Schools have recycled 92 tons from 
July 2013 - March 2014. Way to go TCS!!

Covington High School made the Huffington Post

posted May 5, 2014, 8:42 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated May 20, 2014, 6:20 AM by Web Master ]

. . . 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.

Spelling Bee Winners

posted Jan 10, 2014, 11:39 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated Jan 10, 2014, 11:51 AM ]

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 


CMS Student Wins Billboard Contest!

posted Dec 11, 2013, 9:41 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated Dec 11, 2013, 9:41 AM ]

Crestview Middle School student, Alyssa Ray, won a billboard contest that was sponsored by the Anti-drug Coalition of Tipton County.  The billboard is close to the Munford water tower, on the same side of the highway. If you're on Highway 51 traveling to Covington, take a look!  Congratulations Alyssa, we are proud of you!
Crestview Middle School student, Alyssa Ray, won a billboard contest that was sponsored by the Anti-drug Coalition of Tipton County.  The billboard is close to the Munford water tower, on the same side of the highway.
If you're on Highway 51 traveling to Covington, take a look!

Congratulations Alyssa!

CHS 2013 Score Prize Winner!

posted Nov 11, 2013, 9:39 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated Nov 11, 2013, 9:40 AM ]

Congratulations Covington High School, 2013 Score Prize Winner!
Congratulations to Covington High School, the 2013 Score Prize winner two years running.  

"Covington has an enrollment of nearly 750 students and an outstanding graduation rate of 97 percent. On the Tennessee Value Added Assessment System, Covington High has achieved one of the highest Algebra I scores in the state, with growth at 49.3. - The Score Sheet 

Click here to learn more about the Score Prize. 

Note: the video above is a located on YouTube and may not be viewable on the Tipton County network.  If you are having trouble viewing the video, you can access the video from a home computer or smart phone by clicking http://youtube.com/watch?v=47Y5UaHdoKA

Principals visit Shanghai

posted Sep 17, 2013, 6:45 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated Sep 17, 2013, 6:49 AM ]

Three Tipton County School principals are participating in a leadership development project with Vanderbilt University, five other Tennessee school districts (Memphis, Metro Nashville, Murfreesboro, Loudon, and Knoxville), school principals in Shanghai, China and the institute of Schooling Reform and Development at East China Normal University.  Participation in the collaborative will develop greater understanding and expertise about how school principals can nurture teacher leadership and instructional capacity for improved student performance.

Participating TCS principals include Leisa Bennett (Austin Peay Elementary), Patricia Mills (Drummonds Elementary), and Vicki Shipley (Munford Middle School). 

We wish them safe travels as they learn and share in Shanghai this week!





CHS is finalist for 3rd Annual SCORE Prize!

posted Sep 12, 2013, 8:46 AM by Angela Christopher   [ updated Sep 12, 2013, 8:47 AM ]

CHS faculty
The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) today announced the 12 finalists for the third annual SCORE Prize. The prize recognizes the Tennessee elementary, middle, and high schools and school district that have most dramatically improved student achievement.  We are proud to announce that Covington High School is a finalist for one of the top three high schools in the state of Tennessee.   Covington High School won this prize last year in 2012-2013. Congratulations to the faculty and students of CHS for all of your hard work and a job well done!

Click here to read more!




MHS Choir will sing with rock band 'Foreigner'!

posted Sep 5, 2013, 8:47 PM by Angela Christopher   [ updated Sep 12, 2013, 8:33 AM ]

The Munford High School Advanced Choir will be singing with multiplatinum rock band Foreigner 
September 20th at the Live at the Garden Concert Series! The choir was selected through a contest sponsored by Foreigner and 94.1KQK radio. MHS received over 3,000 votes and was determined the winner by a panel of judges. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

Congratulations to choir director Mr. Peter Colin, Jr. and the MHS Advanced Choir!

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