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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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A banner year: Kingsport City Schools to be honored at SCORE Prize Banner Presentation

A banner year: Kingsport City Schools to be honored at SCORE Prize Banner Presentation

February 24th, 2015 3:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Award will be 7 p.m. March 12 at Robinson Middle School.

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Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

February 23rd, 2015 2:16 pm by Marci Gore

Prior to their 55th year class reunion last summer, Fred Gibson and Dr. Ron Ely did a little research and learned Lee County has the least wealth per capita of any county in Virginia, so they have very limited taxation ability in support of schools.

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