MVS Family News

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Monday, September 26

Upcoming Dates (details below)

September 26-- Post-Secondary Planning meeting-- for juniors and seniors-- 6 PM @ MVS

September 26-28-- 2nd grade- 8th grade-- In-Person Testing (date and time- scheduled with your teacher)

September 28-- Blount County College Fair at Maryville College 5:30 - 7:00pm

October 3-7-- Fall Break/ No School

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-- Friday Night Frenzy at CGIS-- Maryville City Schools Foundation

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

Post-Secondary Planning Meeting (Planning for College)-- Juniors & Seniors

Monday, September 26 @ 6 PM at MVS----- Come meet with guidance councils from Maryville City Schools to go over the your student’s post-secondary (college) options and learn what needs to be done when. They will share very important information regarding the college application process and financial aid / scholarship information. See you tonight!

Blount County College Fair

Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30-7:00 pm at Maryville College----- The Blount County College Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30-7:00 pm. This free, in-person college fair will allow high school students and their parents to connect with over 50 colleges, universities, technical schools and art schools so that you can get the information you need during your college search. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with a variety of college representatives who are eager to discuss your many options for college! Register at

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!

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. More information will be coming home soon explaining the process of enrolling for the test.

Counselor's Corner

September is College Application Month in the state of TN and several colleges are participating. ETSU (, TN Tech (, and the University of Memphis ( will offer a free application for the entire month. Schools in the UT System and MTSU will sponsor free applications during College Application Week, September 19-23.

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.

9/26/22: Sewanee (The University of the South)

9/27/22: Queens University and University of Alabama Huntsville

9/28/22: Virginia Tech

9/29/22: Auburn University

10/1/22: Wofford College

Upcoming events of interest:

9/28/22: Blount County College Fair at Maryville College

10/1/22: Big Orange Preview Day at UTK, to register:

10/8/22: Saturday tour at UTC

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

10/17/22: TSAC and FAFSA Workshop @ MHS (for seniors only)

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.

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PowerSchool/ Gradebook Access for Parents

As a parent, you have three ways to keep grades at your fingertips--

1. Login to

with your Parent username and password.

2. Sign up for emails of grades and attendance

  • Setting Up Automatic Reminders: Emailed Notification of Grades
    • Once parent is logged in, choose Email Notification on the left.
    • Check what information you would like to receive, how often, and to what email address.
    • Click Submit and Sign Out.

3. Download the PowerSchool app and view it on your phone

  • PowerSchool Mobile App
    • Install App.
    • Enter District Code: QLNK.
    • Login using the Parent username and password.

Canvas Parent Accounts

Do you want your own parent account in Canvas, so you can see your child's courses and assignments? Follow these directions.


  • First Time: Creating an Account:
    • Directions
    • Once you have created a login, use your User ID and Password.
  • Existing Parent Account: Adding an additional student
  • Editing Notifications:
    • Once you make your account, you will start getting email updates unless you turn them off under Notifications.
    • Directions

Community Connections

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