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Hawkins schools make good use of $2,000 'solar panel' bonus

July 17th, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County school system's solar panels generate $43,750 annually, which is a fixed amount and won't fluctuate during the 20-year life of the contract.

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Mentors sought to help students through 'Tennessee Promise' process

Mentors sought to help students through 'Tennessee Promise' process

September 17th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The state is asking every county to recruit enough volunteers to serves as mentors for their graduating high school seniors, to help them navigate the process of applying and receiving the benefits of the Tennessee Promise program.

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Library events planned during Mendota Heritage Festival

September 5th, 2014 12:47 pm by Leslie Grace

Heritage Days at the Mendota branch library, Sept. 13, features book sale, photo contest and more.

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KCS now receiving applications for "Insight KCS"

September 5th, 2014 12:45 pm by Andy True

Kingsport City Schools is now accepting applications for the first class of "Insight KCS," an opportunity for approximately 20-25 area residents to learn more about the inner workings of all KCS educational and functional operations.

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Kingsport City Schools named a 2014 SCORE Prize District finalist for the second consecutive year

Kingsport City Schools named a 2014 SCORE Prize District finalist for the second consecutive year

September 2nd, 2014 2:44 pm by Andy True

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has announced the finalists for the 4th Annual SCORE Prize and, for the second consecutive year, Kingsport City Schools has been named a finalist.

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Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 27th, 2014 9:59 am by Andy True

The Dobyns-Bennett Band will take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, having accepted the challenge issued by the Franklin High School Band in Williamson County (TN).

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Hawkins ACT scores improving but still below state average

Hawkins ACT scores improving but still below state average

August 25th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's high school ACT scores last year were below the state average, but improved over the previous year, and rose to a five year high water mark.

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Kingsport City Schools to Host Superintendent Luncheon Event

Kingsport City Schools to Host Superintendent Luncheon Event

August 21st, 2014 2:28 pm by Marybeth McLain

Back by popular demand for another school year, Kingsport City Schools will host the "Lunch with Lyle" event, an opportunity to interact with Superintendent Dr. Lyle Ailshie, on August. The luncheon will be held at the KCS

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Quick Facts and Tips for Teachers and Students About Battle of Kingsport.

August 19th, 2014 5:20 pm by Ned Jilton

The contest for area students to design the art for the Battle of Kingsport Commemorative Medal is now well under way.

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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 4:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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Kingsport Board of Education announces new agenda format; student/parent interest focus

Kingsport Board of Education announces new agenda format; student/parent interest focus

August 8th, 2014 1:43 pm by Andy True

Beginning at its regular August business meeting, the Kingsport City Schools Board of Education has revised its meeting agenda format to highlight KCS students and parent information items.

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