Kingsport Times News Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Education
Number of students who are planning to attend IA drops from 148 to 119

Number of students who are planning to attend IA drops from 148 to 119

June 25th, 2014 11:34 pm by Rick Wagner

"I anticipate we'll be well up to 150 to 160 before we start school," Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said. He added that he expected students would be allowed to apply for available IA slots for about two weeks after school starts in August.

Comments
News Local News Education
New principal named for Sullivan County high school

New principal named for Sullivan County high school

June 25th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLUFF CITY — A familiar face will be moving from an assistant principal to principal at one of Sullivan County's four high schools.

Comments
Photos Local News Education

Photos: Kingsport City Schools holds KCS Summer STREAM Camp

June 25th, 2014 1:40 pm by David Grace

STREAM stands for science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math. It uses project-based learning in chemistry, digital media, engineering, the environment and the arts.

Comments
News Local News Education
'She picked drugs over me': Sheriff impressed by fifth grader's candid essay about his mother's addictions

'She picked drugs over me': Sheriff impressed by fifth grader's candid essay about his mother's addictions

June 25th, 2014 8:30 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County fifth grader wrote in an essay last month he is angry that his mother chose drugs over him, but thanks to a class offered by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, the boys says he won't follow in her footsteps.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology Education
Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

June 25th, 2014 7:15 am by Hank Hayes

Core classes in the collaboration — which is part of a greater aviation jobs initiative in the region — will begin this fall on Northeast State's Blountville campus with specific aviation courses to be offered in spring 2015.

Comments
Education
Sullivan school system's 2014-15 draft budget would require no property tax increase

Sullivan school system's 2014-15 draft budget would require no property tax increase

June 24th, 2014 10:25 pm by Rick Wagner

It also has no cost-of-living raises since Tennessee did not help fund them, but teachers and other employees due a salary step increase would receive those.

Comments
Community Education

Kingsport City Schools to host 2014-15 school registration events

June 24th, 2014 2:45 pm by Andy True

In preparation for the 2014-15 school year, Kingsport City Schools will be hosting summer events to register new KCS students prior to the first day of school.

Comments
Sports Community Sports Live Local News Education
D-B hosting community celebration and season ticket pre-sale event

D-B hosting community celebration and season ticket pre-sale event

June 23rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff report

Fans in attendance at the celebration event will get a first look at the renovated stadium, which will include a wide range of improvements such as improved restroom and concession areas, a new press box and increased seating capacity.

Comments
News Regional & National Education
First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

June 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by Associated Press

First lady Crissy Haslam is partnering with law enforcement across the state to encourage children to read during the summer.

Comments
Local News Business & Technology Education
City BOE legislative liaison takes stock of year's 'good,' 'bad' laws

City BOE legislative liaison takes stock of year's 'good,' 'bad' laws

June 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The old saying that residents of Tennessee are safe now that the General Assembly is out of session doesn't give much comfort to city school system folks tracking education legislation.

Comments