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Kingsport BOE gives Ailshie raise, extension

Kingsport BOE gives Ailshie raise, extension

August 7th, 2015 12:22 am by Rick Wagner

The director of schools' pay is now $174,553 a year, his car allowance $10,999.82 a year and his home office allowance $4,388.80 a year.

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Carson-Newman to highlight 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act with 2015-16 campus events

Carson-Newman to highlight 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act with 2015-16 campus events

August 6th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

"This won't be just a look at the past," says Dr. Kara Stooksbury, chair of the Department of History, Political Science and Sociology at Carson-Newman. "We will be able to celebrate the history of this law as well as look at its impact today."

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Celebrate good times: Hawkins teachers praised for an 'Exemplary' 2014-15 at annual assembly

Celebrate good times: Hawkins teachers praised for an 'Exemplary' 2014-15 at annual assembly - VIDEO

August 6th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

"Our children need each of you in order to grow and achieve, and without you and your dedication to our students, true excellence is not attainable." -- Steve Starnes

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Despite slight decline, RCS TCAP score remain above state average

Despite slight decline, RCS TCAP score remain above state average

August 6th, 2015 7:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Although Rogersville City School's TCAP scores declined a bit in 2014-15 from the previous year, they still surpassed the state average in all subject areas.

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East High reroofing to be finished by winter

East High reroofing to be finished by winter

August 5th, 2015 10:59 pm by Rick Wagner

The facility on Weaver Pike in eastern Sullivan County is the only one of the county's four existing high schools slated to remain open as a high school five years from now, according to the facilities plan the county school board voted to adopt Monday.

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Kingsport running short of school crossing guards

Kingsport running short of school crossing guards

August 5th, 2015 10:39 pm by Rain Smith

To adapt to the current crossing guard shortage, police have looked at a number of factors to prioritize locations to staff: traffic volume, roadway dynamics, number of children walking to and from each school.

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Appalachian Sustainable Development and Kingsport Boys and Girls Club launch 'Learning Landscapes' project

Appalachian Sustainable Development and Kingsport Boys and Girls Club launch 'Learning Landscapes' project

August 5th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

An area adjacent to the athletic field at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport is being transformed into an Appalachian Sustainable Development 'Learning Landscapes' raised garden bed project.

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Hawkins TCAPs show improvement

Hawkins TCAPs show improvement

August 5th, 2015 9:43 am by Jeff Bobo

In the past Hawkins County has been targeted for failing to meet state standards for achievement among demographic subgroups.

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Sullivan teachers attend "Elite" Eastman program

Sullivan teachers attend "Elite" Eastman program

August 4th, 2015 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Seven teachers attended the MathElites program, while six attended the SciElites program. The programs were sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company and, among other things, allowed teachers from various systems to collaborate.

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Scott County Rotary Club provides clothes, supplies to students

Scott County Rotary Club provides clothes, supplies to students

August 4th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

For the past 15 years, Rotarians, through the Back-to-School Project, have provided clothes, shoes and school supplies to underprivileged students in Scott County.

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