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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Don't forget to nominate our rockstar teachers for TN Teacher of the Year by tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the final day of the nomination period for Tennessee Teacher of the Year. We all know some awesome educators around the District, so let's make sure we try to get them the attention they deserve! Only principals can submit the form, so if you know of a rockstar teacher who should be nominated for TN Teacher of the Year, make sure the principal at that school knows to complete a building nomination form . If you're nominating a teacher, remind them to complete the program application as well. Thanks for supporting our teachers!
Review your Long-Term Disability options ASAP!

SCS employees have until January 19 to opt out of Long-Term Disability (LTD) coverage offered through The Standard (effective 2/1/2018). Please click  here  to review your current LTD enrollment and cost and opt out of this coverage if applicable. Please see the FAQs for more info.
Leaving SCS? Tell us early and get rewarded!

To assist with early hiring for the coming school year, we're offering an early resignation notification incentive. If you plan on resigning before the 2018-19 school year, let us know by April 27, and you could keep your medical coverage through the summer. Click here for full details.
District closed Monday for MLK Holiday

All district schools and offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 to observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This day is a day that many members of our community dedicate to a day of service and reflection on the legacy of peace that Dr. King left behind. If your school or students plan to participate in MLK Day service projects, remember to share them with us on our District social media pages.
Know a graduating senior? Invite them to the Best in Blue MPD Meet & Greet!

The Memphis Police Department is hosting information sessions exclusively for graduating seniors on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Invite interested graduating seniors to attend a session between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. or from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis (939 Ridge Lake Blvd.). The MPD recruitment team will be on site to meet, greet and provide information about how graduates can pursue post-secondary education opportunities in criminal justice and a career with MPD. Schools interested in attending as a group should contact MPD's Allison Fouche . For more information, check out the event website .
Know of any cool events coming up around SCS? We want to know!

If you know about an upcoming event, program or service project for The Great Kindness Challenge , Black History Month or MLK50 , we want to know! Share your creative event ideas with us for an opportunity to be featured in the local news or our SCS Newsroom.
A message from our students: spread knowledge, not germs!

Cold and flu season is in full swing! Some of our SCS students partnered with Coordinated School Health to remind you to share the knowledge, not the germs! Check out their hand-washing PSA here !