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Photos: 'Thankful Meal' at Palmer Center serves 350

November 25th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The event is an opportunity to provide a meal for families of the Kingsport students, volunteers and others in the community. It's provided almost entirely from donated food served by volunteer workers.

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Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

November 26th, 2014 3:12 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Award will be formally given Feb. 18 in Nashville.

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Kingsport City Schools makes College Board's 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll

Kingsport City Schools makes College Board's 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll

November 25th, 2014 6:44 pm by Rick Wagner

System is one of eight in Tennessee, 547 nationwide to make the Advanced Placement list.

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Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

November 25th, 2014 10:44 am by Rick Wagner

Pay for new Sullivan County teacher salary scale for 2014-15 will come in a lump sum in January or February checks.

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For arts, academic achievements Holston Elementary takes a bow

For arts, academic achievements Holston Elementary takes a bow

November 24th, 2014 11:51 am by Rick Wagner

The school was recognized for participating in the Artsonia Program and for being designated a Rewards School by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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BMA has questions about laptops for students

BMA has questions about laptops for students

November 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The laptops would be used by students for three years, but KCS would keep the laptops an additional two years. John Payne said the plan is to purchase the laptops by the end of the year and have them in the hands of students sometime in early January.

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Tri-Cities school board members lead the state

Tri-Cities school board members lead the state

November 23rd, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Two Tri-Cities school board members moving up the top leadership ladder rungs of the Tennessee School Boards Association got some other accolades from the TSBA.

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Yennie on list of prospects for new state education commissioner

Yennie on list of prospects for new state education commissioner

November 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and at least one other Northeast Tennessee school chief, Greene County Director of Schools Vicki Kirk, have made at least one list of potential replacements for Kevin Huffman.

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Facilities studies now on snow schedule

Facilities studies now on snow schedule

November 23rd, 2014 1:35 am by Rick Wagner

Wintry weather the week of Nov. 17 has delayed by a month the schedule for the parallel but separate facilities studies for Kingsport and Sullivan County schools.

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Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

November 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 9-year-old Adams Elementary students are one of 25 finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, as in Uncle Ben's Rice. They could win a $30,000 noise-reducing cafeteria makeover, along with $15,000 for their family.

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A generation on stage: Sevier teacher marks 25 years at helm of theater program

A generation on stage: Sevier teacher marks 25 years at helm of theater program

November 20th, 2014 12:40 pm by Rick Wagner

The longtime music director of the production said it is important the play is "100 percent inclusive" because for some children, it may be the only time their name is on a program and they get recognition.

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