Welcome to Martin Luther King Academic Magnet School
Our Mission is to prepare students with proven academic talent for successful postsecondary study through a highly challenging curriculum that emphasizes science and mathematics.
Each week the MLK PTSA will create an MLK Newsletter with calendar items,
news and information for the MLK community.
MLK Partners in Education Book Club -Please join us! December 11, 2013 @4p.m., room 114
-Developing relationships through reading & discussion
-Uniting in our commitment to the education of our students
-Strengthening the connection between home & school
Lost & Found All unclaimed items will be bagged and given to Goodwill on Thursday, December 19, 2013
Parents are welcome to come and look through the collection, next to the vending machines and elevator on the first floor.
The 7th grade team presents PEP sessions, Parents Encouraging Parents, once each month during the school year. Check the full schedule for dates and topics.
Dr. Register Proposes Changes to MLK Academic Magnet
>Dr. Register's Proposal, presented to the School Board, September 10, 2013
>Tennessean Article, September 11, 2013
Awards & Recognition
Congratulations! Mid-State Band & Orchestra Award Winners!
Congratulations! R.T. Bailey has been selected for the All Metro High School Football Team (first team - Kicker).
Metro Nashville area high school football coaches vote on these players based on their regular season performance.
Six other Pearl-Cohn players were selected for the first team as well.
The players will be honored at a banquet at the Music City Center on December 5
The Nashville Scene's 2013 Best of Nashville votes are in...
MLK Voted the Best High School in the City!
Orgullo Hispano Award presented to Mrs. Moctezuma-Baker, Spanish teacher at MLK, on September 28th.
This award recognizes Unsung Heroes in our community: Latino adults or young people who have been persistently working to better their immediate community –neighborhood, school, workplace, nonprofit or civic organization. Read more about the recent reward.
Coach Doc Shelton announced his retirement from coaching; this will be his final season as the boy's varsity basketball coach. The entire student body, faculty, staff, former players, coaches and guests were on hand for the announcement. View the media coverage of this event.
2013 INVEST Campaign!
Congratulations to 9th grader Cameron Willis the winner of the iPad donated by the Lynda Jones Law Firm! 25 students also received Sweet CeeCee's gift cards from a random drawing, provided by the PTSA!
Spirit Store Open Tuesdays, 11:30 - 12:30
Royal MLK Hoodies - $20 (sizes small - xl) $22 (size xxl)
Grey MLK Crest Crewneck Sweatshirts $15 (sizes small - xl) $17 (size xxl)
MLK Royals Sweatpants $20 (sizes small - xl) $22 (size xxl)
MLK Athletics long sleeve moisturewick shirt $15 (sizes small - xl) $17 (size xxl)
We accept checks and cash. Please make checks payable to the MLK - PTSA.
Make online payments this year for everything, events and activities, AP tests, and much more!
(Thanks to our fabulous secretary, Mrs. Gudger for making this possible!)
PRINTABLE Directions for setting up an account and making payments
Testing Calendar & Information
MLK Calendar with all 2013-2014 Test dates.
College Board website
MidTerm Exams - December, 2013
Monday, December 16 is a full day of school.
Dismissal Dec. 17 - 20th is 11:30a.m. each day.
Dec. 17 - 8:00-9:30 a.m. 7th period study hall --- 9:45-11:30 am 7th period Exam
Dec. 18 - 8:00-9:30 a.m. 1st period Exam ---9:45-11:30 a.m. 2nd period Exam
Dec. 19 - 8:00-9:30 a.m. 3rd period Exam --- 9:45-11:30 a.m. 4th period Exam
Dec. 20 – 8:00-9:30 a.m. 5th period Exam --- 9:45-11:30 a.m. 6th period Exam
Planning for the 2014-2015 School Year
Summer Reading lists will be provided by the English Language Arts Department.
Reading lists or other summer work for **Advanced Placement courses will be linked here.
College Board will eliminate AP Physics B in 2014. It will be replaced
by a 2 year Physics course. This could impact students intending to take
Honors Physics as Juniors & AP physics as Seniors. Please see your counselor for more information to plan your schedule.
MNPS Captstone Manual - Click Here for Ms. York's MLK Senior Captsone Packet.
Our Proud Pearl High Schol Heritage
We have a museum in our building! Click the "Our School" link to find our history and our school in the news.
Partners of the Heart: Pearl High, a Brief History of Pearl High School - American Experience, PBS
The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.
MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
Click on the links provided for more detailed information. <Complaint Process.>