Earthquake Drills for K-12 Schools

School districts that lie entirely or partially within 100 miles of the New Madrid Fault Line are required to conduct at least two earthquake drills each school year, under both state law and State Board of Education rule. Earthquake drills are optional for other Tennessee districts. School compliance with earthquake drills and other school safety drills is considered a district …

Trends in Community Engagement

Text, Twitter, email, call—new expectations for school-to-home communications Parents have high expectations for communications and engagement with their child’s district, school, and teachers. Their increased use of digital tools in their personal lives means they are increasingly interested in using similar tools to support their child’s education at home, and to be fully informed about school and classroom happenings. However, …

Text an Anonymous Tip to 274637 (CRIMES)

The safety of our students and schools is our top priority. Students should not be afraid to share information about the safety of their school, classmates or, more importantly, themselves. Students can text an anonymous tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Be sure to start your text with SCS. Tips to report: Campus Crimes Suspicious Behaviors Planned Fights or Threats Bullying Weapons …

What’s Cooking in the Cafeteria?

SCS has partnered with Nutrislice to offer comprehensive breakfast and lunch menus to parents. View images, calories, allergens, carbs, vitamins, portions, and other useful ingredient information. SCS School Cafeteria Menus

2018-19 Online Registration Starts March 19th

Whether your child is a returning student from the previous school year or brand new to Shelby County Schools, his/her enrollment begins by registering online. Parents can register online for their child’s zoned school or an approved school choice location. Students must be registered for 2018-19 in an SCS-managed school to apply for the Superintendent’s Summer Learning Academy. Academies are FREE, and …

Summer Learning Academy

Superintendent Hopson is making it possible for thousands of students to get an enriching and exciting academic experience this summer, all for FREE in a safe and fun school setting! In 2017, more than 6,200 elementary students attended the Superintendent’s Summer Learning Academy and showed strong academic gains in the following year as a result. This year, we’re expanding to serve over 10,000 …