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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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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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Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board announces 2014 Hall of Fame inductees

Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board announces 2014 Hall of Fame inductees

August 7th, 2014 2:53 pm by Marybeth McLain

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board is proud to announce the Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Albert Agett, John Robert Bell, C.B. Boots Duke, Dr. Thomas Kress, Bill Lee, Earl Lovelace and S.T. Fess Witt.

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Attorney general: Hawkins BOE can charge RCS for busing

Attorney general: Hawkins BOE can charge RCS for busing

August 7th, 2014 11:50 am by Jeff Bobo

A dispute has been simmering for the past year over the annual transportation bill Hawkins County Schools charge Rogersville City School for busing students.

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Tennessee Department of Education/Kingsport City Schools releases 2014 TCAP Results

Tennessee Department of Education/Kingsport City Schools releases 2014 TCAP Results

August 7th, 2014 9:54 am by Andy True

The results reflect KCS achievement gains in eight of the eleven TCAP tested subject areas since 2013.

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93 Dobyns-Bennett students earn AP Scholar Awards

93 Dobyns-Bennett students earn AP Scholar Awards

August 7th, 2014 9:47 am by Marybeth McLain

93 students at Dobyns-Bennett High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.

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