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Bellevue Middle School Prep Families:

Please join me  in welcoming Dr. Suzie Carter to Bellevue Middle School Prep!
                                          dr carter

Dr. Carter will serve as the assistant principal. She brings us commitment to excellence, professionalism, enthusiasm, as well as a variety of strengths!

Dr. Carter was born in Memphis, TN and spent a short time as a child in Jackson, TN. Her family returned to Nashville in 1986 to care for the family farm, which has been in her mother’s family since 1824. She attended Julia Green Elementary, Stokes Middle, JT Moore, and is a graduate of Hillsboro High School. The love for education runs deep in her family. Many of her relatives have been educators at every level. Her cousin, Fannie Battle, founded the first daycare facility in Tennessee in 1891, now known as the Fannie Battle Day Home for Children.

Dr. Carter began her teaching career at the Susan Gray School at Vanderbilt University in 2002. From 2004 to 2014 she taught at Una Elementary and Eakin Elementary. Her education includes:

  • BS in Liberal Studies, Belmont University

  • Masters in Arts of Teaching k-12, Trevecca University

  • English as a Second Language k-12 certification, University of Tennessee Chattanooga

  • Beginning Administrators License k-12, Trevecca University

  • Doctorate in Leadership and Professional Practices, Trevecca University

Dr. Carter currently lives in Nashville with her husband, dog, cat, and chickens.  

Please join us in welcoming, Dr. Suzie Carter!


Please use the link below to access the MNPS webpage that explains procedures about registering (at the bottom of the page).


Need information about the 7th Grade ELA Summer Reading Project?  Click here for more information. 


Information for the 6th Grade Literacy Summer Reading Project:


Novel Options: Choose one of the following novels to read.

-Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (first novel of the series)

-Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen

We hope you are having a wonderful summer and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the Fall. Over the summer, please read one of the novels listed above. After reading one of the novels, please complete any two of the following activities.


1. Write a two-three page alternate ending. (Ender's Game or Flipped)
2. Turn the novel into a children's book by creating a ten page book with illustrations and text. (Ender's Game or Flipped)
3. Write a poem or song about the major conflict in the book. (Ender's Game or Flipped)
4. Complete a science experiment that is inspired by Ender's Game. (ONLY Ender's Game).
5. Create a model or diorama that demonstrates your understanding of one setting. (Ender's Game or Flipped).
6. Create a Venn Diagram that compares the War being fought in Ender's game to a war from our own history. (ONLY Ender's Game)
7. Pick 3 adjectives to describe the main character of the novel. Site textual evidence (quotes) to support each adjective. (Ender's Game or Flipped)

Happy reading,
Mrs. Adkins, Mrs, Coleman-Woodard, Ms. Hanks, and Mrs. Haynes


  School Supply Lists for 2014-2015

Summer Experience 2014 

Lipscomb Academy would like to invite you to view all of our camps and courses in our Summer Experience 2014! Kindergarten through high school teachers have worked hard to create camps that will enhance your child's summer. From athletics, to fine arts, to day camps, and academic enrichment, the Summer Experience 2014 has something for everyone. Please go to to view our newly designed website. On the site you will find all of our camps, Pre-K through high school. This is also where you will go to register for each camp. Please feel free to contact the camp leader or me if you have any questions.

We are looking forward to seeing you at Summer Experience 2014! 

2014 Summer Success Program
Need information about the 2014 Summer Success Program?  See the links below. 

TRUST and BELIEVE, educators at BMS are preparing our students for the future! TRUST & BELIEVE because:

·   BMS will be the #1 choice school in MNPS!

·   BMS educators are genuinely concerned about the welfare of our students!

·   BMS educators know our students!

·   BMS has a culture of wanting to do better!

·   BMS has the strengths that can/should be highlighted and built upon!

·   BMS is flexible!

·   BMS is a place where we can contribute to the universe!

·   BMS will see big changes!

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.>