MVS Family News

Blazing our own path to excellence!

Monday, October 10

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Upcoming Dates (details below)

October 10-- Intervention and Enrichment/ No School

October 11-- Professional Development/ No School

October 17-- Senior Success Night at MHS 5:00 to 7:00pm

October 18-- ACT Retake for all Seniors at Maryville High School

October 21-- Quarter 1 Grade Cards emailed to parents and students

October 22-- Miles 4 Maryville - Maryville City Schools Foundation

November 3-- Marvelous Mavs Days for 2nd to 5th grades

November 8-- No School... Election Day

November 17-- Marvelous Mavs Days for 5th to 8th grades

November 23, 24, & 25-- No School... Happy Thanksgiving!

Mandatory ACT Retakes for All Seniors

Tuesday, October 18th at Maryville High School---- All MVS Seniors will retake the ACT test on October 18th at Maryville High School. This retake is a free, on-line test opportunity provided by the state of Tennessee.

  • Who: ALL MVS Seniors
  • When: 8:15 until 12:15
  • Where: Maryville High School
  • How: Arrive at the MHS front office by 8:15 with a charged laptop, an ID, pencils, and an approved calculator. (See ACT approved calculator info here.)

Note- Seniors all received an personal email with an attachment and directions to register for the ACT. Please be sure to complete that before October 18th.

Need ACT Practice?

As a MVS student, you have access to an ACT Review tool within ClassLink! You can choose the subject you want to study and the score range that you are shooting for. Or you can enter your last ACT scores, and the software will create an individualized plan just for you!

To access this ACT Review practice, login to ClassLink through the Login app, and then click on iXL, Skill Plans, Test Prep, and ACT.

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Senior Success Night @ MHS

Monday, October 17 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Maryville High School------- MCS school counselors will host this year's Senior Success Night on Monday, October 17 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Maryville High School. All seniors and their parents are highly encouraged to attend this event. Experts from college financial aid offices will be on hand to offer FAFSA help (please bring your laptop and know your FAFSA login information!). In addition, representatives from local community colleges will be available to answer questions about admissions. Individuals from area businesses and recruiting firms will attend and will discuss future employment opportunities for our students upon high school graduation. This is a night not to be missed!

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Counselor's Corner

The Tennessee Governor's Schools provide eleven challenging and high-intensity programs for rising 11th and 12th grade students. Each school offers a unique learning environment for students interested in the arts, humanities, agriculture science, STEM programs, advanced mathematics, physics, leadership, international studies, Tennessee history, or potential teaching careers. Students interested in participating in a Governor's School email Jennifer Abernathy for more details. Applications, submission information, and critical deadlines will be posted on the webpages of each individual Governor’s Schools site.

The following colleges will have representatives at Maryville High School on these days from 9:55 AM to 10:10 AM. If you are a MVS junior or senior and want to visit with the representative, please check in at MHS front desk by 9:45 AM and then make your way to their guidance office.

  • 10/19/22: Samford University
  • 10/20/22: The University of Alabama

Upcoming events of interest:

10/15/22: Fall Preview Day at University of Memphis

10/17/22: Senior Success Night at MHS!

10/22/22: Saturday tour at UTC

10/20/22: ETSU Navigate Event (Crowne Plaza in Knoxville):

10/25/22: Pellissippi State Blount Campus Fall Preview Day

11/5/22: Blue and Gold Preview Day at UTC

11/12/22: UT Martin Preview Day

11/12/22: Fall Preview Day at University of Memphis

Miles 4 Maryville

Miles 4 Maryville is just around the corner! This annual race, sponsored by the MCS Foundation, will take place Saturday, October 22nd. Please see the graphic below for more information.

Community Connections

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