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Area students learn about construction during career fair

Area students learn about construction during career fair

April 18th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

About 120 career technical education high school students from three area school systems converged on the Kingsport Farmers Market for a Construction Career Fair on a rainy Wednesday morning.

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Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

"I'll have to weigh pretty heavily the longing to be home and the work we've done here," Yennie said after a school board budget work session, adding that if he moves to his parents' home state, he will miss folks here. "I've got a lot of tasks yet to do

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NASCAR and NASA come to Gate City

NASCAR and NASA come to Gate City

April 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

On Wednesday, via a Google Hangout connection, more than 80 students from the two schools watched a live feed with NASA engineer, Jill Prince, and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, Jimmie Johnson.

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Gate City students experience first-hand what it's like to drive impaired

Gate City students experience first-hand what it's like to drive impaired

April 16th, 2015 7:00 am by Marci Gore

With the help of some drunk driving simulators, students at Gate City High School got to experience first hand how difficult - and dangerous - it is to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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Yennie in the running for position in Wyoming

Yennie in the running for position in Wyoming

April 16th, 2015 4:30 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie Tuesday had a public finalist interview with the Albany County School District One Board of Trustees and other meetings.

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Kingsport BOE gets first look at school budget

Kingsport BOE gets first look at school budget

April 15th, 2015 12:12 am by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools' draft 2015-16 budget on the surface might appear to be $1.1 million out of balance. But school system officials said that the real shortfall likely isn't that much because of some expenditure reductions.

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Virginia endorses Region 7 school improvement plan

Virginia endorses Region 7 school improvement plan

April 15th, 2015 12:06 am by Stephen Igo

Schools that fall short of certain federal and/or state benchmarks on a consistent basis typically receive state control to turn those schools around.

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Hawkins County school system honors top teachers

Hawkins County school system honors top teachers

April 14th, 2015 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

During a ceremony held last week, Hawkins County schools honored teachers chosen as this year's best of the best at each school as well as the top elementary, middle and high school teacher for the whole system.

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Photos: Tennessee/Virginia Scholars get college advice, day to relax

Photos: Tennessee/Virginia Scholars get college advice, day to relax

April 14th, 2015 8:55 am by Rick Wagner

The annual Senior Picnic for the scholars was held at the Eastman Recreation Area at the foot of Bays Mountain. College advice they received included don't buy a bicycle with your college student loan money, get to know the faculty and join clubs.

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Principal reports on mission trip to Dominican Republic

Principal reports on mission trip to Dominican Republic

April 13th, 2015 7:24 pm by Rick Wagner

Group helped finish second floor of vocational school in small village of the Domincan Republic.

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