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UPDATED: Class of 2020 Graduation Information
Seniors who are participating in graduation should arrive between 8 o'clock and 8:30 Monday, 6/29, for graduation practice. Practice is mandatory in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. Students will enter at the gym/auditorium entrance. A boxed breakfast will be provided. Social distancing guidelines should be observed. Masks are encouraged but not required. Due to the weather forecast, graduation will be held in the gymnasium. Each participating senior will receive two tickets at practice. Doors will open at 5 o'clock Monday evening. Social distancing guidelines will be observed before, during and after the ceremony. Your two ticket holders need to arrive together because they will be seated together. Temperatures will be taken at the door prior to admittance. Masks are encouraged but not required. Once guests have entered the building, they will not be permitted to leave the building until after the conclusion of the ceremony. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


All ceremonies will be aired on Facebook Live on the Cumberland County Schools, Crossville, TN Facebook page. Click here for Facebook Page Link.

Phoenix graduation: Friday, June 26 @ 6:30 @ SMHS auditorium

SMHS graduation: Monday, June 29 @ 6:30 @ Panther Stadium or Gymnasium (Location will depend on the weather forecast.)

CCHS graduation: Tuesday, June 30 @ 6:30 @ Jet Stadium or Gymnasium (Location will depend on the weather forecast).

Doors will open @ 5:00 for SMHS & CCHS ceremonies and doors will open for Phoenix at 5:30.

All high schools will have a mandatory graduation practice on the morning of their respective graduations @ 8:30. Tickets will be handed out during the graduation practice. For CCHS and SMHS, if the graduation ceremony is outdoors, each graduate will receive 4 tickets. If the graduation ceremony is indoors, each graduate will receive 2 tickets. Phoenix graduates will receive 4 tickets for their ceremony due to the smaller number of graduates.

For the graduation ceremony, each graduate’s ticket holders must come in together and be seated together. Temperature checks will be required at the gates/doors for admittance. Anyone with a temperature over 100 will not be admitted. There will be no open seating due to CDC guidelines.

Guests will not be permitted on the stage, track, field or gym floor before, during or after the ceremony. Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines throughout the ceremony and while on campus.


Panther Shield Fall 2020 Reopening Survey
Parents and guardians of students enrolled in Cumberland County Schools:
Please take a moment to fill out this quick Google survey regarding the opening of schools during Fall, 2020 in consideration of the ongoing Covid-19 situation. The survey is six multiple-choice style questions and will take less than one minute of your time. We appreciate your input regarding the safety and well-being of our community's students.

Click here to take survery.

cap and gown icon 2021 Senior Photos Information
Lifetouch will be on campus takign 2021 Senior photos on July 14th, 15th, and 16th. Rising seniors will be provided appointment cards.
cap and gown icon RSCC Dual Enrollment Paperwork Needed
Rising Juniors and Seniors,
If you are signed up for a dual enrollment class with Roane State for the upcoming school year, you will need to complete dual paperwork for RSCC. Ms. Bonnie Moedano, with RSCC, will be set up outside the Business Incubator (next to RSCC Crossville) from 10:00 - 12:00 each Tuesday in June for you to stop by and complete the paperwork.

RSCC Dual Classes
College Algebra
12th Dual English

If you have any questions, please email your guidance counselor.

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Stone Memorial High School Girls Soccerl Tryouts Information:

Conditioning for the girl's soccer season begins on Monday, June 8th. Practice is 8am-10am, Monday-Friday.
Please arrive early at the soccer field so we can take the player's temperatures.
Please bring your own water bottle and remember to practice proper social distancing.
Please bring an updated sports physical form. All physicals must have been completed after April 15th.

For additional information, please contact Coach Hawn at

***Players should complete this online Google form regarding soccer team membership. Click here for Google Form.

***Players will need an updated sports physical to participate in tryouts. Physicals should be dated after April 15th.

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Stone Memorial High School Volleyball Tryouts Information

Incoming freshman tryouts (students who will be freshman this coming year): Monday,
June 8th from 4:00pm-7:00pm.
Returning players tryouts (players who were on the team last year): Tuesday, June 9th
from 4:00pm-7:00pm.
● Please plan to arrive 30 minutes early so we can check temperatures, and give
ourselves ample time to follow all health/safety guidelines.
● We will have masks for you to wear, or you are welcome to bring your own.
● You must bring your own water bottle.
● When you arrive, please keep 6 feet apart and maintain proper social distancing.
● Any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me at (931) 787-7779 or email me
**Please enter at the back door of the auxiliary gym on the North side of campus.
***Players will need an updated sports physical to participate in tryouts. Physicals should be dated after April 15th.

football icon Summer Athletic Activities To Resume at SMHS on May 26th
Summer athletic activities will resume on May 26th at Stone Memorial. At this time facilities will not be available for outside groups. SMHS groups participating will be subject to special rules due to Covid-19. Participation is completely voluntary. See documentation below:

Athletic Participation Guidelines

Covid-19 Sanitation Guidelines for Athletic Participation

Athletic Participation Permission Form

band icon SMHS Band and Colorguard Sign Ups
SMHS students (and entering 9th grade students) can sign up now for the SMHS Band and SMHS Colorguard. Younger musicians seeking to join the school band will need to contact our Band Director, Mr. Hardy-Moore directly.

Interested students should fill out the forms below.

Click here for Band sign up.

Click here for Colorguard sign up.

dance team icon 2020/2021 SMHS Dance Team Tryouts
Students attending SMHS for the 2020/2021 school year who are interested trying out for the Dance Team should complete the following form:

Dance Team Tryout Form

shield Out Of Zone Applications are DUE
Parents and Students,
Individual school principals will begin accepting out of zone applications for the 2020-21 school year beginning April 1, 2020.
The applications and corresponding procedures can be found at under the parent tab. If a family does not have internet or device access, they may pick up a blank form at their individual school on Mondays throughout the COVID-19 closure. Parents may mail or scan and email the completed applications. The date and time stamps will not be required this year.
The applications will be accepted through August 19, 2020. The majority of the out of zone decisions will be made by June 15th and the reconsideration process is still an option. Please see the documents on our web page.

This process is for students who wish to attend a school that they are not zoned for in 2020-2021.

If a family does not have internet or device access, they may pick up a blank form at their individual school on Mondays throughout the COVID-19 closure. Parents may mail or scan and email the completed applications. The date and time stamps will not be required this year.

Documents can be found here.

Cheer Tryouts Icon 2020-2021 SMHS MIDDLE SCHOOL Cheer Tryouts
SMHS MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEER is accepting applications at this time. Current 6th and 7th grade students attending SMHS feeder schools who are interested in trying out for the MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEER SQUAD should complete the following google form. Tryout dates have not been established at this time.

Click Here for Cheer Form.

cap and diploma icon Class of 2020 Graduates with Honors and Distinction
Stone Memorial High School is proud of our 2020 Graduates for their dedication, hard work and achievements.

Please click here to see our seniors who will graduate with Honors and Distinction.

Way To Go Seniors!

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SMHS Seniors:

Please take a moment to fill out the Senior Class Night form.

Click here for Class Night Form.

shield CTE Programs and Study and Courses Offered
SMHS CTE (Career and Technical Education) is a thriving program that offers hands-on training and pre-college coursework in a number of areas, including Aviation, Automotive Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Web Design, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Construction, and much more. Check out our CTE video highlighting some of the educational opportunities offered through our Career and Technical Educational programs.
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SMHS Title VI, Title IX, and Homeless Coordinators
SMHS has coordinators available at all times for the following programs:

Title II Coordinator: Julie Moldenhaur (Title II addresses student special needs and specialized staff training.)
Title VI Coordinator: Kim Wattenbarger (Library/Media Center) (Title VI is part of the Civil Rights act of 1964.)
Title IX Coordinator: Lance Kennedy (V.P. Office) (Title IX addresses gender equity in athletics.)
Homeless Coordinator: Kelly Walter (Guidance)
504 Coordinators: Karen Hicks, Missy Miller, Andrea Simmons (Guidance) (Section 504 of IDEA addresses students with physical disabilities.)

Information about Coordinators can be found here.

Stone Memorial High School District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on age, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information, sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Our nondiscrimination information can be found here.
CCS Employment nondiscrimination policy. (En Espanol)

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