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Wrap It Up! Jackson food program expands to all city schools

Wrap It Up! Jackson food program expands to all city schools

April 13th, 2015 12:39 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Since starting at Jackson in September of 2014, the program has donated about 3,000 pounds of milk, juice, fresh fruit, vegetables, crackers and cheese to local nonprofit groups serving children.

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ETSU physics students explore the galaxy

ETSU physics students explore the galaxy

April 13th, 2015 11:00 am by Jennifer Hill, Community Contributor

Fourteen East Tennessee State University students recently attended a workshop on radio astronomy at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) in Brevard, N.C.

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Author project enhances school-home connection for Surgoinsville Middle School

Author project enhances school-home connection for Surgoinsville Middle School

April 12th, 2015 5:00 pm by Angelia Hensley, Community Contributor

Students at Surgoinsville Middle School have been working with family members to become actual published authors. They'll soon show off the fruits of their labor at a special Authors' Night event.

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Thomas Flagel, historian, author and lecturer to speak in Kingsport Monday night

Thomas Flagel, historian, author and lecturer to speak in Kingsport Monday night

April 12th, 2015 1:00 am by Ned Jilton

The TCCWRT sponsored program will begin at 7:00pm in the Eastman's Toy F. Reid Employee Center, Room 219. The program is open and free to the public.

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Kingsport school board candidates discuss range of issues

Kingsport school board candidates discuss range of issues

April 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Five Kingsport school board candidates tackled questions ranging from the timing of the fall start date of schools to school finances before a Kingsport Kiwanis Club Friday luncheon.

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School budget focus on employee raises

School budget focus on employee raises

April 10th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The city school system's forthcoming draft budget for 2015-16 will focus most new money on employee raises, Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the school board at its Thursday night meeting.

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MECC, mountain music a beautiful match

MECC, mountain music a beautiful match

April 10th, 2015 12:48 pm by Stephen Igo

When ground was broken in 1971 for the Mountain Empire Community College campus, becoming a hub of traditional Appalachian music was likely not mentioned in the mission statement.

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Sullivan school officials tweak Strategic 2020 Vision goals

Sullivan school officials tweak Strategic 2020 Vision goals

April 10th, 2015 5:45 am by Rick Wagner

Measurements of success are to include ACT scores, other standardized test scores, the State Report Card and Career Technical Education data, to name a few.

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Venable, Sullivan commissioners join school tour

Venable, Sullivan commissioners join school tour

April 10th, 2015 12:17 am by J. H. Osborne

It was the second of three planned opportunities for members of the Sullivan County Commission to see firsthand conditions at some of the county's schools.

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Sullivan BOE urged to make school nurses full-time posts

Sullivan BOE urged to make school nurses full-time posts

April 9th, 2015 10:30 pm by Rick Wagner

School officials said it would probably take $380,000 to $400,000 to take the nurses full time, but an advocate fears the money won't be spent until a student is seriously injured or dies after a nurse is gone for the day.

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