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Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

March 3rd, 2015 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ralph Buck, 54, occasionally stumbled over words. Sometimes he would skip words or mispronounce them. The students remained patient because they understood why he got tripped up. He only began reading seven years ago.

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Sullivan ready to take Eastman offer of energy saving program

Sullivan ready to take Eastman offer of energy saving program

March 2nd, 2015 8:34 am by Rick Wagner

The school system is poised to discontinue $63,000 annual payments to ESG that mean giving up a guaranteed annual savings of $381,959 for 12 years from the $5.3 million in improvements.

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Meteorite-hunting Jesuit astronomer to speak at UVa-Wise

Meteorite-hunting Jesuit astronomer to speak at UVa-Wise

February 28th, 2015 12:17 am by Stephen Igo

Brother Guy Consolmagno will share his perspective that a person of faith can embrace science, and that science does not undermine faith. The lecture is part of the Colgate Darden Lecture Series, and the public is invited.

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Education commissioner continues tour to visit teachers

Education commissioner continues tour to visit teachers

February 27th, 2015 8:36 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Education Commissioner Candace McQueen is continuing to reach out to teachers across the state. She is scheduled to visit several schools in West Tennessee on Friday

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Free breakfast, lunch today at two Sullivan schools

Free breakfast, lunch today at two Sullivan schools

February 27th, 2015 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

The free meals, at Sullivan North and Emmett Elementary are thanks to a state of emergency designation, federal free school meal regulations and the expected generosity of donated money and volunteers.

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Weather  damages Sullivan school buildings

Weather damages Sullivan school buildings

February 25th, 2015 9:57 pm by Rick Wagner

"We try to take every precaution you can but you can't take all precautions," Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said of the triple slam of sub-freezing cold, repeated snow, rain and partial melting and then more snow.

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KIng tuition, fees going up 3 percent for 2015-16

KIng tuition, fees going up 3 percent for 2015-16

February 25th, 2015 6:03 pm by Rick Wagner

Room and board to remain unchanged.

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Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

February 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes addressed the Hawkins County Commission in response to newspaper articles and social media reaction to the "suspension" of a Cherokee student for bringing a flashlight to school.

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Scott superintendent weighs options to make up missed days

Scott superintendent weighs options to make up missed days

February 24th, 2015 8:53 pm by Marci Gore

Thanks to three significant snowfalls in less than a 10-day period, the students and teachers in Scott County have had quite a "winter break."

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Excused absences: After four snow days, 36 percent of KCS students stayed out last Friday

Excused absences: After four snow days, 36 percent of KCS students stayed out last Friday

February 24th, 2015 3:12 pm by Staff Report

Districtwide attendance was 64.13 percent; at D-B it was 62.2 percent.

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