Memphis-Shelby County Schools - MSCS

Memphis-Shelby County Schools - MSCS

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The Tau Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Sigmas Memphis) is giving back in a significant way!

The local chapter recently adopted SEVEN schools located in the Whitehaven Empowerment Zone.

We value our community partners who strive to establish better community-school relationships and help make a sustainable impact in the lives of MSCS students.
Mental health MATTERS!
No one should be ashamed to ask for mental health help!
MSCS is investing ESSER funding for 3 new Family Wellness Centers that will provide services at no cost to students & their families.

Let's work TOGETHER to stop the stigma and become a healthier 901!

To read more, visit bit.ly/3hBjbOZ.
Students are getting ready to lace up their sneakers!

MSCS will be hosting a GRIZZ COMBINE in partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies and Nike on Thursday, March 10!
This new physical education initiative encourages health and physical wellness for MSCS students!

Participating students will be chosen by their schools to compete on the Grizzlies home floor to win the inaugural title of Grizz Combine Champion!
We're covering all bases with our NEW Academic Scorecard!

This comprehensive Scorecard has all the STATS to provide families with a PLAY-BY-PLAY including standardized test scores and state assessments!

Parents, stay ahead of the game and help your students knock their academics OUT THE PARK!

Take a look at our FAQs and log into Powerschool TODAY to view your child's Scorecard!
Expanding a child's view of the world will make them empowered learners.
It is our mission to equip our students with opportunities to enlighten their outlook on life. That’s why we are expanding our world language courses to 40 MSCS elementary schools for the 2022-23 school year! #Reimagining901
MSCS families! Our next Virtual Family Forum will be held Thursday, March 3 at 5 pm.

This Virtual Forum will provide parents with the opportunity to gather, learn, and discuss topics ranging from academic success, counseling, and grade transitions.

To join the virtual event on Thursday, visit scsk12.org/familyforum.
It's #ReadAcrossAmerica Day, and our schools are celebrating in a big way!
Why is this day important? Reading permeates every aspect of life. Making time to read more books with characters of all races, genders, and backgrounds helps kids understand a far richer world than just their experiences alone.

Celebrate a nation of diverse readers w/ @NEA Today and #ReadAcrossAmerica.
Tag the District to show how you are celebrating the day!
Workforce Ready: CCTE is one of the many ways we’re reimagining education and preparing students for college and careers!

Our students have access to college courses and have earned more than 10,000 career certifications in high-demand fields since 2018. #READYGRAD @SCS_CCTE
Photos from monthly school board meetings and special events.
SCS Board Business Meeting 3-1-22

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We want to DREAM BIGGER for our educators!

Offering a retention bonus, improving medical coverage, expanding professional development, and bridging a pipeline to the classroom with leadership opportunities is how we’re reimagining support for those on the frontlines of education.
MSCS celebrates Women's History Month!

From the classroom to the boardroom, we honor the magnificent women of our District who have made invaluable contributions to education and the success of MSCS.

We salute these changemakers!

Allow us to reintroduce ourselves! We are now officially Memphis-Shelby County Schools (MSCS)! Over time, we will be updating our identity on our social media platforms, website, and more

Memphis-Shelby County Schools (MSCS) is the largest public school district in Tennessee and the 23nd largest public school district in the nation with more than 110,000 students. Our work is rooted in the belief that effective teachers and school leaders make the greatest impact on student achievement. Our schools provide a rigorous and engaging curriculum to support the Superintendent's ambitious

Operating as usual

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/04/2022

The Tau Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Sigmas Memphis) is giving back in a significant way!

The local chapter recently adopted SEVEN schools located in the Whitehaven Empowerment Zone.

We value our community partners who strive to establish better community-school relationships and help make a sustainable impact in the lives of MSCS students.

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/04/2022

Mental health MATTERS!
No one should be ashamed to ask for mental health help!
MSCS is investing ESSER funding for 3 new Family Wellness Centers that will provide services at no cost to students & their families.

Let's work TOGETHER to stop the stigma and become a healthier 901!

To read more, visit bit.ly/3hBjbOZ.

03/03/2022

Students are getting ready to lace up their sneakers!

MSCS will be hosting a GRIZZ COMBINE in partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies and Nike on Thursday, March 10!
This new physical education initiative encourages health and physical wellness for MSCS students!

Participating students will be chosen by their schools to compete on the Grizzlies home floor to win the inaugural title of Grizz Combine Champion!

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/03/2022

We're covering all bases with our NEW Academic Scorecard!

This comprehensive Scorecard has all the STATS to provide families with a PLAY-BY-PLAY including standardized test scores and state assessments!

Parents, stay ahead of the game and help your students knock their academics OUT THE PARK!

Take a look at our FAQs and log into Powerschool TODAY to view your child's Scorecard!

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/03/2022

Expanding a child's view of the world will make them empowered learners.
It is our mission to equip our students with opportunities to enlighten their outlook on life. That’s why we are expanding our world language courses to 40 MSCS elementary schools for the 2022-23 school year!

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/02/2022

MSCS families! Our next Virtual Family Forum will be held Thursday, March 3 at 5 pm.

This Virtual Forum will provide parents with the opportunity to gather, learn, and discuss topics ranging from academic success, counseling, and grade transitions.

To join the virtual event on Thursday, visit scsk12.org/familyforum.

03/02/2022

It's Day, and our schools are celebrating in a big way!
Why is this day important? Reading permeates every aspect of life. Making time to read more books with characters of all races, genders, and backgrounds helps kids understand a far richer world than just their experiences alone.

Celebrate a nation of diverse readers w/ @NEA Today and .
Tag the District to show how you are celebrating the day!

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/02/2022

Workforce Ready: CCTE is one of the many ways we’re reimagining education and preparing students for college and careers!

Our students have access to college courses and have earned more than 10,000 career certifications in high-demand fields since 2018. @SCS_CCTE

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/02/2022

Photos from monthly school board meetings and special events.

03/01/2022

SCS Board Business Meeting 3-1-22

SCS Board Business Meeting 3-1-22

LIVE

03/01/2022

We want to DREAM BIGGER for our educators!

Offering a retention bonus, improving medical coverage, expanding professional development, and bridging a pipeline to the classroom with leadership opportunities is how we’re reimagining support for those on the frontlines of education.

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 03/01/2022

MSCS celebrates Women's History Month!

From the classroom to the boardroom, we honor the magnificent women of our District who have made invaluable contributions to education and the success of MSCS.

We salute these changemakers!

Timeline photos 02/28/2022

ATTENTION SENIORS!
The deadline for the FAFSA is March 1.
Don't forget to complete your application to remain eligible for the Tennessee Promise scholarship.

Visit: www.collegefortn.org/fafsa

Just ONE Day Left! Finish the FAFSA by TOMORROW, March 1st to remain eligible for - your first step to tuition-free college. Learn more here: https://www.collegefortn.org/fafsa/

02/28/2022

Virtual Family Literacy Night, hosted by SCS Family and Community Engagement, is TONIGHT, February 28 at 6 pm with special guest, author Jasmine Crowe.

Crowe will discuss her new children’s book called "Everybody Eats", an inspiring story about the fight against hunger.

Families sign up TODAY using the link below or find it in our bio. Don't forget to pick up your copy of Crowe's book!
bit.ly/SCSEverybodyEatsBook

02/28/2022

Virtual Family Literacy Night, hosted by SCS Family and Community Engagement, is TONIGHT, February 28 at 6 pm with special guest, author Jasmine Crowe.

Crowe will discuss her new children’s book called "Everybody Eats", an inspiring story about the fight against hunger.

Families sign up TODAY using the link below. Don't forget to pick up your copy of Crowe's book!
bit.ly/SCSEverybodyEatsBook

Join us for a Virtual Family Literacy Night with author Jasmine Crowe as she discusses her new children’s book to inspire the fight against hunger.

Participating families may sign up using the link below to receive a copy of the book to add to their home libraries. bit.ly/SCSEverybodyEatsBook

02/28/2022

We’ve made it our priority to implement strategic initiatives to support the academic achievement for ALL students…and it starts with Pre-K.

Pre-K builds a solid foundation for lifelong learning and well-being. But don’t take our word for it. Our little learners can speak for themselves.

Take a look!

02/26/2022

On this week's edition of Weekly Gems 💎:

💎 Students sported their best tutus, ties, and tennis shoes to celebrate 2/22/22 "Twosday".
💎 The 3rd Annual State of the District Address highlighted our progress and commitment to reimagining education, schools, and communities.

Take a look 👀!

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 02/26/2022

In alignment with today's guidance from the CDC and recent guidance from the Shelby County Health Department, Memphis-Shelby County Schools is lifting our indoor mask mandate for students and employees beginning February 28.

Parents will be required to fill out a form, provided by your schools, for each student choosing to opt-out. Forms will be available starting Monday, February 28.

Masks are highly recommended for employees but not required.

02/25/2022

The MSCS - Dept. of Minority, Women-Owned & Small Business Enterprises (MWSBE) Pre-Certification Workshop is coming up on March 2.

Don't miss your opportunity to find out more information on how to do business with MSCS!

Attendees will share details about MWSBE certification requirements and procedures.

Don't forget to register BEFORE MARCH 1! Link is below.
https://bit.ly/MWSBEworkshop.

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 02/25/2022

A Dream Realized: 900+ teachers and assistants offer before, during, after school and Saturday tutoring to 9,000 registered students!

02/25/2022

Literacy is Life!
SCS Family and Community Engagement is having a Virtual Family Literacy Night on February 28 at 6 pm with special guest, author Jasmine Crowe.
Crowe will discuss her new children’s book called "Everybody Eats", an inspiring story about the fight against hunger.

Families sign up using the link below and you will to receive a copy of Crowe's book to add to your home libraries. bit.ly/SCSEverybodyEatsBook

Don't Delay! Sign up today!

Join us for a Virtual Family Literacy Night with author Jasmine Crowe as she discusses her new children’s book to inspire the fight against hunger.

Participating families may sign up using the link below to receive a copy of the book to add to their home libraries. bit.ly/SCSEverybodyEatsBook

02/25/2022

Our rebranding initiative doesn’t take away from the core business of education.

We’re proud to reveal the Memphis-Shelby County Schools logo which incorporates design elements from our own student artists.

Take a look at how we’ve arrived at a final logo that embodies our educational journey.

02/24/2022
Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 02/24/2022

Spring Break is coming, but the learning doesn't have to stop!

Registration for our Spring Break Learning Academy (SBLA) is open NOW.
Don't delay! Registration closes on February 25.

SBLA Dates: March 14 - 16

📕 FREE to all MSCS Students
📗 K-8 students receive reading, math, science, art, & P.E.
📙 High school students receive ACT prep

Space is limited so register today by visiting: https://scsssla.org/sbla

Photos from Shelby County Schools - SCS's post 02/24/2022

This year's State of the District Address highlighted our progress and commitment to reimagining education, schools, and communities.

We're investing in proven strategies to advance student academic achievement, including:
▪️reducing class sizes
▪️high dosage tutoring
▪️implementing social-emotional learning curriculum
▪️expanding advanced academics
▪️improving learning environments by building 21st century schools
▪️expanding Pre-K seats
▪️increasing college, career, and technical education (CCTE) industry certifications

ICYMI, visit https://bit.ly/3mNqLI4 to watch the full address.

Also, visit our newsroom to learn more. https://bit.ly/3huXQa1

02/23/2022

Today is the day!

Superintendent Dr. Joris M. Ray will deliver his 3rd annual State of the District address.
He is sharing a progress report on District updates of our HIGH-IMPACT initiatives, our strengths, and areas of opportunity as we reimagine education in the 901.

You do not want to miss the special surprises he has in store.

Join us at 11 a.m and watch on any District platform and our livestream link bit.ly/3mOKW8q.

02/23/2022

SCS Board Work Session 2-22-22

SCS Board Work Session 2-22-22

LIVE

02/23/2022

Reimagining communities means stronger alignment with the community and its workforce to create a better 901 for all.

Tune in to the State of the District address to learn how we're building and enhancing partnerships focused on student achievement.

This event will stream live on all District platforms.

02/22/2022

SCS Board Work Session 2-22-22

SCS Board Work Session 2-22-22

LIVE

02/22/2022

Our award-winning HR team Choose SCS. Teach Memphis. has been recognized for their hard work once again!

Executive Director of Talent Management, Brian Ingram & Compensation Director, Anitra Harps Webb have been honored by Memphis Business Journal at their annual HR Impact Awards for their continued efforts in recruiting and retaining the best talent in the nation for MSCS!
Their dedication to the well-being of all teachers, principals, and staff is greatly appreciated!

To read more, visit https://bit.ly/36o0oEh.

02/22/2022

We are expanding our Pre-K program to provide additional quality seats – helping even more children get a head start on their education.

Learn more at this year’s State of the District Address – TOMORROW, February 23 at 11 a.m.

This event will stream live on all District platforms.

02/22/2022

There is still time to let your creativity shine!
The Equity and Access Fine Arts Contest ends tomorrow, February 23!
This year's theme is "I Belong and I Will Change the World By".

🎨 Students may submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.
🎨 Winners will be announced on February 28.

Submit via email or mail.
Email: [email protected]
Mail: Equity & Access - Attn: M. Lowe 160 S. Hollywood Memphis, TN 38112

For more information, visit scsk12.org/bhm2022

Show us how you belong & will change the world!

Our Story

Shelby County Schools (SCS) is the largest public school district in Tennessee and the 22nd largest public school district in the nation. Our work is rooted in the belief that effective teachers and school leaders make the greatest impact on student achievement. Our schools provide a rigorous and engaging curriculum to support the Superintendent's ambitious strategic goals for college and career readiness. We believe that empowering parents and stakeholders to be involved in the education of our students will make our entire community stronger. #SCSis901

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SCS Board Business Meeting 3-1-22
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SCS Board Work Session 2-22-22

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160 S Hollywood St
Memphis, TN
38112

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