Murfreesboro City Schools

Murfreesboro City Schools will open the 2020-21 school year with parents having the option of Traditional Classroom or Choice Distance Learning.

Parents will be sent additional details about both options later this week and are asked to submit their choice at least one week prior to the first day of school. Parents may change their selection at the end of the 9-week grading period.

Under the approved plan, students will return to school either in-person or through choice distance learning beginning August 10. This is a change from the previous calendar.

To best accommodate the ever-changing circumstances, MCS will begin the school year with:

Traditional (in-person) classes and Choice Distance Learning which means Pre-K through 6th grade students will attend full day classes at school with the exception of students whose parents/guardians choose the distance learning option.

A few of the many steps being taken when school opens for traditional classes include:

  • Temperature checks of students and staff daily
  • Frequent handwashing/sanitizing required
  • Physical distancing will be encouraged
  • Students will be contained to one classroom/hallway when possible
  • Students will have their own school supplies and manipulatives
  • Student desks/tables will be arranged to promote social distancing
  • Teachers will wear masks/face shield when 6’ social distancing is not an option
  • Water fountains will be utilized for filling water bottles or cups, no direct drinking
  • Strict cleaning protocols will be implemented throughout the day
  • Students will wear masks with a few exceptions

Choice Distance learning will include 6½ hours of instruction delivered live via Zoom and other on-line platforms and hard copy instruction during the traditional school day. Parents choosing this option will be sent a Parent Agreement outlining the criteria surrounding the Choice Distance learning option.

Additional details will be communicated with parents, staff and the community over the next few days.

At any point during the academic year, MCS may switch to a hybrid or all distance learning plan based on the circumstances of the pandemic.


Soltea
Improve Your Heart Health with All-Natural Soltea Daily Supplement – Click Now to Save 25% Off Your First Order
All-Natural Heart Health Supplement – Save 25% Now
CodeMonkey
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Tally
Overcome your credit card debt with Tally. Consolidate and save money while you pay it down.
Get started with Tally today.
Brigit
Know your spending habits, anticipate overdrafts, and get up to $250. Only takes 2 minutes. No credit check.
Get your finances on track.
Grow Credit
Grow Credit is a free Mastercard you can use to pay your subscriptions while you build credit.
Start building your credit today!
Acorns
Acorns helps you grow your money. Take control with all-in-one investment, retirement, checking and more.
Get a $5 bonus when you sign up.
Truebill
Lower your bills and stay on top of your financial life with Truebil, the app that helps you save every day.
Take control & start saving money!
Gabi
The easiest way to compare and save on home and auto insurance. Match coverage, compare rates and save.
Find hundreds in savings now!