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Sullivan BOE won't vote on school merger for at least six months

April 2nd, 2013 11:38 am by Rick Wagner

A Sullivan County school board vote on a plan to merge North and South high schools and close both middle schools in the South zone is at least six months away, school system officials announced Monday night.After the meeting, Director of Schools Yubal Ye

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Sullivan North principal: 'This community has sacrificed enough'

March 25th, 2013 11:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Newly proposed Sullivan County school rezoning "scenario No. 4" would leave the Sullivan North High School zone alone but would affect the other three high school zones by closing all middle schools countywide.Also proposed at a community inpu

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Meeting on proposed school merger scheduled for Monday night at Sullivan North

March 24th, 2013 7:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Folks with comments or questions about the proposed merger of Sullivan North and Sullivan South high schools have another chance to attend a community meeting.Monday night's community meeting on the proposed merger of the schools is set to sta

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Parents in North, South zones push for community meetings on school proposals

March 9th, 2013 9:54 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Parents from the Sullivan North High School zone and County Commissioner Moe Brotherton of Colonial Heights are calling for Bloomingdale and Colonial Heights community meetings on potential rezonings and school closings.However, school official

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Kingsport BOE accepts bid for D-B ROTC facility

March 8th, 2013 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School could have a new Air Force Junior ROTC home in the old American Legion Center on campus by the mid-fall, thanks to rebidding of the project and a vote by the school board Thursday night.Also, the school system is officially on a

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Sullivan BOE to decide if, how it will redraw school zones for 2013-14

February 22nd, 2013 12:47 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE Sullivan County's school board will decide by the end of March if and how school attendance zones will be redrawn for the 2013-14 school year.And the plans from which they will choose or at least start the discussion will be laid out at 7 p

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