Open enrollment at Clinton-Massie schools


Those who live outside district can take advantage of CM opportunities

By Diana Miller - For The News Journal



A middle school art student hones her craft as she recreates a still-life rendition of a bowl of fruit.


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One of the many musical opportunities at CMLS is learning to play the piano.


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Middle school recently celebrated Pi Day by hosting a Pie Silent Auction.


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Elementary students pay close attention as Mr. Howard explains how to complete a backward roll.


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Members of the high school jazz band recently visited middle and elementary school social studies classes teaching students about the history of jazz and its impact on American culture.


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CLARKSVILLE — Clinton-Massie Local Schools will once again open its doors to students wishing to participate in open enrollment for the 2017-18 school year. Open enrollment allows a student to attend school tuition-free in a district other than the district where his or her parents reside.

Application packets for open enrollment can be found on the district webpage at www.clinton-massie.k12.oh.us by following the Quick Links “Student Registration” option.

Applications must be returned to the Student Services Office or the Board of Education Office by April 28. Please direct questions to Desire’e Osborn at 937-289-4166, ext. 1402.

Clinton-Massie Local Schools offers a variety of educational options for all students, allowing them to choose from a diverse curriculum that is rich in both core and elective course offerings including computer science, foreign language, agriculture education, advanced, honors, and college credit plus opportunities.

Clinton-Massie Local Schools remains committed to meeting the appropriate educational needs of all students and offers a broad spectrum of specific learning opportunities that are matched with student abilities.

The district leadership team monitors student performance data and uses that data to organize, design, and align curriculum as well as teacher professional development.

The special education department offers a continuum of services to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities while maintaining dignity and respect for each student. The school community fosters inclusion by providing services in the least restrictive environment which means to the greatest extent possible, appropriate services are provided in the general education classroom.

Massie’s K-8 gifted supervision serves students with superior cognitive ability, specific academic ability, and visual and performing arts ability. By providing challenging environments which facilitate specific learning styles and needs, gifted learners experience greater confidence in their abilities.

Because participation in performing and visual arts inspires student creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, Clinton-Massie is proud to offer a broad range of award-winning visual and performing arts opportunities for students in grades 6-12.

Massie’s music curriculum provides students with a performance-centered environment rich in culture and arts education.

The visual fine arts curriculum offers entry level art classes that lead to a variety of upper level classes where students are encouraged to grow creatively and gain a greater understanding of the world of art and artistic processes.

And the industrial technology curriculum provides opportunities for students to actively participate in planning projects using mechanical and computer aided actively design programs.

Because Clinton-Massie wants its students to explore their interests and cultivate their passions, the district provides students opportunities to participate in a variety athletic programs and extracurricular activities to round out the educational experience.

There are currently 16 athletic options at several levels for students in grades 7-12, where athletic teams consistently compete and win conference and state championship titles. Falcon athletes also frequently go on to secure scholarships and compete at the collegiate level.

Whether students are interested in sports, scouting, drama, robotics, computer coding, or giving back to their community, there is something in which every Falcon can participate.

Information for this article was provided by Diana Miller, who coordinates communications for several area schools.

A middle school art student hones her craft as she recreates a still-life rendition of a bowl of fruit.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/04/web1_IMG_42561.jpgA middle school art student hones her craft as she recreates a still-life rendition of a bowl of fruit. Courtesy photos

One of the many musical opportunities at CMLS is learning to play the piano.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/04/web1_IMG_42281-1.jpgOne of the many musical opportunities at CMLS is learning to play the piano. Courtesy photos

Middle school recently celebrated Pi Day by hosting a Pie Silent Auction.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/04/web1_IMG_4384-1.jpgMiddle school recently celebrated Pi Day by hosting a Pie Silent Auction. Courtesy photos

Elementary students pay close attention as Mr. Howard explains how to complete a backward roll.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/04/web1_IMG_4274-1.jpgElementary students pay close attention as Mr. Howard explains how to complete a backward roll. Courtesy photos

Members of the high school jazz band recently visited middle and elementary school social studies classes teaching students about the history of jazz and its impact on American culture.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/04/web1_IMG_40441-1.jpgMembers of the high school jazz band recently visited middle and elementary school social studies classes teaching students about the history of jazz and its impact on American culture. Courtesy photos
Those who live outside district can take advantage of CM opportunities

By Diana Miller

For The News Journal