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Discovery School Applications Open

Discovery School is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year.  A school information meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 9 at 6 p.m. for parents interested in learning more about the admission process. Application deadline is Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Discovery School, (Read More)

Bradley Drama Students Join Murph's Adventure

Bradley Drama Students Join Murph’s Adventure

Bradley Academy drama students joined forces with award winning children’s show “Adventures in Murphy’s Burrow” for the 2019-20 school year. Adventures in Murphy’s Burrow is a unique educational initiative between the City of Murfreesboro and Murfreesboro City Schools that began in April 2004. (Read More)

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Reaching Out through Skype

Dinosaurs are aligning reading with science, art, math and engineering in Hobgood Elementary’s second grade classrooms.  While studying the life of English fossil collector Mary Anning and reading the children’s book about her life, “Stone Girl, Bone Girl”, students were introduced to the (Read More)

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Knox Receives Presidential Award

Dr. Heather Knox, a former fifth-grade mathematics teacher at Northfield Elementary, now serving as a MCS Gifted Specialist, has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST award is the nation’s highest honor for K-12 mathematics and (Read More)

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Foundation Awards $73,000 in Grants

The City Schools Foundation will distribute over $73,000 in grants to Murfreesboro City School teachers in 2019.  The Foundation asks educators to submit proposals for funding that will help acquire resources for classrooms not ordinarily provided by taxpayer dollars. “Reading and scoring the (Read More)