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Jackson becomes Cherokee High School's first Carson Scholar

Jackson becomes Cherokee High School's first Carson Scholar

March 19th, 2015 12:23 am by Jeff Bobo

There will be 526 Carson Scholars in 2015 who were chosen from thousands of applications. They will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and recognition package.

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Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

March 17th, 2015 10:59 pm by Rick Wagner

However, about 550 high school student athletes, dancers and cheerleaders may have to undergo drug testing starting next school year, either all at first and then random or just random.

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Surgoinsville Middle to host third annual Family Fair March 28

Surgoinsville Middle to host third annual Family Fair March 28

March 17th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The third annual Family Fair hosted by Surgoinsville Middle School March 28 will have plenty of fun attractions for youngsters, but the main goal is informing their parents.

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Kingsport would use Sullivan North  as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

Kingsport would use Sullivan North as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

March 16th, 2015 10:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Sullivan North High School becoming a Kingsport middle school, something that has been talked about for more than a decade, is officially on the table in draft form.

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Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

March 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The roof over Mount Carmel Elementary School's cafeteria and hallway is in on the verge of a "catastrophic failure" which is why the Hawkins County Board of Education has placed that project at the top of a five year priority list.

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Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to hold called meeting Tuesday

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to hold called meeting Tuesday

March 16th, 2015 9:55 am by Andy True

The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Tuesday to consider revisions to the previously approved school calendar and an amendment to the 2014-15 budget.

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Kingsport schools announces personnel changes

Kingsport schools announces personnel changes

March 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools has announced two district administrative appointments, effective July 1, including a lawyer from outside the school system and a principal moving up from a middle school position.

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Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system

Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system - VIDEO

March 14th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Linda Kimbro has received many gifts and accolades since announcing her retirement from Hawkins County Schools earlier this year, but the one gift she brought to show the Board of Education Tuesday was a can of sardines.

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Group seeks permission to restore historic Rogersville church

Group seeks permission to restore historic Rogersville church

March 12th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A plan to restore Rogersville's historic St. Marks Presbyterian Church lost momentum in 2008 when former teacher and school board member Ella Jo Bradley, who had championed the project, passed away.

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Hawkins schools seek state waiver to make up snow days

Hawkins schools seek state waiver to make up snow days

March 12th, 2015 7:28 am by Jeff Bobo

The BOE agreed to apply for a waiver of three instructional days which is being offered by the Tennessee Department of Education due to the high number of snow days incurred statewide.

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