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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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School facilities needs include Central HVAC, East roof

School facilities needs include Central HVAC, East roof

April 9th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

A project to replace the heating and air conditioning at Sullivan Central High School will get help with a low-interest loan of more than $1 million.

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Sullivan BOE OKs  15-cent lunch increase

Sullivan BOE OKs 15-cent lunch increase

April 8th, 2015 5:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school leaders formally approved the federally mandated increase in lunch prices for 2015-16 Monday night, as well as purchase of a new payroll software program with an up-front cost of more than $300,000.

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J.C. Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

J.C. Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

April 7th, 2015 8:25 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education are weighing their options after hearing an update Monday on a lawsuit filed against the state government seeking better funding for public schools.

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Hawkins BOE quitclaims North Fork School property to county

Hawkins BOE quitclaims North Fork School property to county

April 6th, 2015 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education can't prove it owns an old school currently utilized as a voting precinct and a Ruritan Club, nor does the BOE have any interest in owning that property.

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Hawkins BOE recognizes three first-time achievements

Hawkins BOE recognizes three first-time achievements

April 6th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 2014-15 school year brought three first-time achievements to Hawkins County school athletics including a wrestling championship, a Special Olympics championship, and Division I college basketball scholarship.

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24 commissioners invited, 2 show up on Sullivan County school facilities

24 commissioners invited, 2 show up on Sullivan County school facilities

April 6th, 2015 2:53 pm by Rick Wagner

At least two more tours planned of selected facilities

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No to tests: Task force votes 9-3 against athlete drug testing in Hawkins

No to tests: Task force votes 9-3 against athlete drug testing in Hawkins

April 6th, 2015 9:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A task force that met in February to discuss a proposed random drug testing policy for Hawkins County student athletes voted overwhelmingly against the program, putting the debate on hold for the time being.

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Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

April 4th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to her unit responsibilities, she was hand-picked as a cadet cadre for the 2014 NJROTC Area Nine Leadership Academy and Area Nine East Sail Academy, providing compulsory training for more than 150 cadets.

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School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

April 4th, 2015 11:17 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Sullivan County's annual school fees aren't changing for 2015-16, but the cost of school cafeteria meals is going up next school year because of federal mandates.

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