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Henry formally inaugurated as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

April 23rd, 2014 12:35 am by Stephen Igo

The rector of The University of Virginia, George Keith Martin, dubbed Donna P. Henry "Henry the Eighth," a lighthearted yet official proclamation making it so.

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Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

April 23rd, 2014 10:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the school board is keeping the STEM program alive and well by voting 5-0 with one absent and one abstaining for his recommendation to move it to a school within a school at Holston Middle.

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Sullivan South,  Dobyns-Bennett students named Merit Scholars

Sullivan South, Dobyns-Bennett students named Merit Scholars

April 22nd, 2014 8:44 pm by Rick Wagner

The winners are South's Luke E. Hiester, D-B's Spencer D. Miller, South's Taylor Pinto and D-B's Sarah Van Dierdonck.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

April 22nd, 2014 3:45 pm by Marybeth McLain

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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Hawkins County BOE chairman: TSBA in breach of contract

Hawkins County BOE chairman: TSBA in breach of contract

April 21st, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Interviews began Monday for the Hawkins County director of school position, but not before school board chairman Randy Collier expressed dissatisfaction with the organization that was paid to conduct the director search.

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Tusculum sprouts Old Oak Festival

Tusculum sprouts Old Oak Festival

April 21st, 2014 3:57 pm by Entertainment Staff

The 2014 Tusculum College Old Oak Festival will feature fine arts and crafts from more than 60 vendors when it returns to the school's Greeneville campus April 25-27. Admission is free.

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J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

April 21st, 2014 8:15 am by Stephen Igo

Furnishings and equipment run the schoolhouse gamut, from commercial type kitchen equipment to a nice selection of glass-fronted cabinetry to boom boxes to science lab equipment to globes to books.

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UVa-Wise to hold formal inauguration of Henry as chancellor on Tuesday

UVa-Wise to hold formal inauguration of Henry as chancellor on Tuesday

April 20th, 2014 7:32 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The University of Virginia's College at Wise will host the formal inauguration of Donna Price Henry as the eighth chancellor of the college at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

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Volunteer High School's NJROTC cadets honored during ceremony

Volunteer High School's NJROTC cadets honored during ceremony

April 20th, 2014 6:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — More than 100 cadets were honored during Volunteer High School's annual NJROTC awards ceremony Thursday evening.

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Innovation Academy principal says students upset by plan to move school

Innovation Academy principal says students upset by plan to move school

April 19th, 2014 9:24 pm by Rick Wagner

Of 15.5 teachers this year at Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, Principal Sandy Watkins said she knows of only three considering going to the new IA STEM platform school location at Holston Middle School.

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BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

April 18th, 2014 8:35 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School students will be able to get dual credit in agriculture, criminal justice and sociology in 2014-15, thanks to action by the Kingsport Board of Education in a called meeting Thursday night.

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