Tipton County Schools had a collection of 25 musicians to compete on February 3rd at the SCGC (Southern Color Guard Circuit) Rhythm & Silks Contest in Thompson Station, TN. This ensemble represents all three county high schools. In competing against ten other school groups they earned FOURTH PLACE!!
This Indoor Percussion Ensemble is much like a marching band as it competes in both music and movement. This is a “first” for Tipton County Schools! Mr. Jeff Moore, teacher at Brighton High School, is the instructor along with technicians/students from the University of Memphis. Auditions were held in November and the students have been practicing ever since. Practices sessions must take place after school, on holidays, and weekends since the group is composed of students from all three high schools.
Tipton County is very proud of the accomplishment of these students!
The Tipton County Commission on Aging is sponsoring an essay contest for all middle-school students. Each school's 1st place winner will receive $50 and be recognized as a finalist during their February 18th program, "Patriotism and Praise".
How Muzology is helping seventh graders learn algebra! Muzology is a digital learning platform which uses music videos to teach curriculum and make learning fun, says the company’s website overview. Tipton County Schools was chosen as the West Tennessee hub to test out the program.
On Saturday, January 20th, Brighton Middle School will host informational sessions for parents. This Parent University will cover Social Media and Cell Phone Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Transitioning to High School, Parenting Skills, and Computer Information. Parents must register using the attached form.
CES celebrated the upcoming Christmas holiday with a 5th grade Chorus Concert on Friday, December 15th.
Covington Chargers erased a 21-point deficit to make their fifth state title game appearance!!
Megan Young's English students recently wrote letters to government officials about issues they felt strongly about. Some wrote to Mayor Justin Hanson, while others wrote to Congressman David Kustoff. This morning we had the pleasure of Mayor Justin Hanson and Congressman Kustoff's District Director Marianna Dunavant coming to speak with our students. They both shared what their respective roles in government were, offered personal stories to encourage my seniors to strive for greatness, and answered students' concerns in person. It was a great experience!
On Friday the annual accountability determination that reflects performance and growth in accordance with T.C.A. 49-1-02 was released. Tennessee Department of Education has awarded the Tipton County School District the designation of Exemplary, which is the highest level of determination.
Watch to learn what parents need to know about the new TNReady family report.
An eclipse that crossed the sky from Oregon to South Carolina brought
out throngs of spectators, including Tipton County students and staff members, who delighted in seeing the midday sky go briefly dark.