Maury County retired teachers meet

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Special to The Daily Herald The Maury County Retired Teachers Association met in the social hall of St. Catherine Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 for a catered luncheon. Vernon Brooks gave a very inspiring devotional. Susie Boshers, MCTRA President, welcomed the members and introduced the speakers, Tom Grosco and Drew Parker of Maury Alliance. They … Read More

#GrowMaury Newsletter, Vol. 3

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A LETTER FROM DAN LAFOND, MCPS TEACHER It’s an exciting time to be involved in Maury County Public Schools, especially as a teacher! My freshman and sophomore English students have been working their tails off this semester, finishing novels such as To Kill a Mockingbird and The Book Thief. One of the great joys of teaching English is witnessing students … Read More

Why all businesses need to step up and support our local schools

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By ALAN WATSON CEO of Maury Regional Medical Center Several Maury County employers are poised to begin hiring thousands of employees over the next five years. In order to empower growth in Maury County to fill these roles, a strong, solid education system is imperative. Early childhood education provides a foundation of development and preparation for a student’s future success … Read More

Strong school systems linked to higher property values

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By WIL EVANS Special to The Daily Herald As the president of the Maury Alliance and a homeowner myself, I know a number of factors come into play when choosing to buy or build a home. For families relocating, schools often top the list as a primary determining factor. The quality of the public school system has an impact on … Read More

MCPS High School Student Spotlight

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Our campaign, “The Grass is Greener Where you Water It,” provides Maury County Public Schools the opportunity to showcase the talented, young students in our midst. Over the next few weeks, we’ll showcase a few of the bright, curious and courageous students in our schools who are well on their way to becoming tomorrow’s leaders. Alexis, Jadai, Nick, Georgia, Bailey … Read More

Maury County lures builders, buyers with good schools, affordability

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Bill Lewis, For The Tennessean Deanna and Ron Damesworth moved into their new home in Columbia last May. Like a growing number of home buyers, they wanted to live in Maury County, where home prices are more affordable than in neighboring Williamson County. “I’m not a status person who has to be in a certain place,” said Deanna Damesworth. The couple … Read More

Director of schools to join Twitter chat

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Special to The Daily Herald Tennessee Promise has students thinking about college, but many of these students and their parents also have questions about how it all will work. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance and Maury County Public Schools are hoping to alleviate worries for the county’s next generation of high school graduates by hosting a Twitter chat … Read More

Maury County School System takes notes from public

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net The Maury County school system began a season-long survey by launching its “MCPS Keys to College and Career Readiness” program last week with the goal of bringing a brighter future to the county’s students. From October until Dec. 10, the school system is conducting a survey that solicits input from all of Maury County’s citizens. “You … Read More

#GrowMaury Newsletter, Vol. 2

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A LETTER FROM DR. CHRIS MARCZAK, DIRECTOR OF MAURY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS I am honored to live, work and play in Maury County and am proud to be both the director of schools and a parent to four Maury County students. As a competitive school system, we offer exciting activities in which students can participate, both during and after school … Read More