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Military Family Resource Page

Peabody High School is a Military-Friendly school that recognizes a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military. The staff and administration understand that military connected children experience unique circumstances. The members of Peabody High School are committed to helping these students. 

The links below provide valuable information for military families. 

Please contact Kayley Tyner by phone at (731)487-2119 or by email at kayley.tyner@trentonssd.org for more information. 

 

Helpful Links for Military Families:

  • Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC): https://www.militarychild.org/ The mission of MCEC is to ensure inclusive, quality educational opportunites for all military-connected children affected by mobility, transition, deployments and family separation. 
  • Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commissionhttp://www.mic3.net/ The Compact provides information addressing key educational transition issues encountered by millitary families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility and graduation. 
  • Military One Source: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/ A Central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Provides information about military benefits, deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more. 
  • American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/get-help Emergency comunication for military families, financial assistance, referral services, deployment support and services. 
  • Veteran Crisis Line https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ Connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to recieve confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is avaliable.
  •  March2Success https://www.march2success.com/ Online study materials to help improve scores on standarized tests such as state exit exams, college entrance exams, military entrance exam (ASVAB) and others. Content includes self-paced study programs in Math, English and Science, with a focus on materials for grades 8-12. 
     
  • National Military Family Association: http://www.militaryfamily.org/ Provides information and resources related to services and programs for military families. 
  • Our Military Kidshttps://ourmilitarykids.org/ A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to provide support (grants) and recognition to military children. Grants pay for participation in activites that help children cope with stress and anxiety while their parents are recovering or absent. 
  • Real Warriorshttps://www.realwarriors.net/ A multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds. 
  • Military Impacted Schools Associationhttps://militarystudent.whhive.com/ A national organization of school superintendents with a higher concentration of military students. Provides useful links for military families and educator resources.
  • http://www.tutor.com/ for U.S. Military Families : All K-12 children in National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty Military families are eligible to receive one-on-one academic support 24/7 in math, science, English and more, regardless of the service member’s branch or deployment status. Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families provides this service at no cost to K-12 military children through funding by the Department of Defense MWR Library Program, the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and the Navy General Library Program. Grade K-12 students in military families can take full advantage of this valuable academic benefit.

MIC3 Rules and Regulations:

TN MIC3 Information can be accessed here: https://www.tn.gov/sbe/committees-and-initiatives/military-interstate-children-s-compact-tennessee-state-council--mic3-.html

National MIC3 Information can be accessed here: http://mic3.net/

What to bring from previous (sending) school?

The folowing document covers what is needed for withdrawal or enrollment! 
https://www.militarychild.org/upload/files/MSTC%20MSTA/School_Withdrawal_Enrollment_Che.pdf

Other situational documents that are needed:

The following website shows what Special Needs or Special Situation documents are needed: https://wapave.org/mic3-step-by-step-checklist-resolve-school-issues-with-the-interstate-compact/

For Gifted students: https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2017/04/moving-relocation-gifted-child.html

Extra-Curricular activities:
Military Club- Club Leader Bobby Sherrod