Kingsport Times News Monday, August 3, 2015
News Local News Education
'That should make their night': BOE approves budget with no added city funding request

'That should make their night': BOE approves budget with no added city funding request

May 8th, 2015 9:42 am by Rick Wagner

"This is one of the toughest budgets I've ever worked on," Superintendent Lyle Ailshie said during the Board of Education meeting. Ailshie said in three years, the system has grown by more than 300 students without any added support staff or administrator

Comments
News Photos Videos Local News Education
Hawkins school nutrition director suspended over 4-6 year old  pork

Hawkins school nutrition director suspended over 4-6 year old pork - VIDEO

May 7th, 2015 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes said school nutrition director Mandy Kenner made "mistakes" and an "error in judgment."

Comments
News Local News Education TriCityMom
Roosevelt's Fulkerson to become Jefferson principal

Roosevelt's Fulkerson to become Jefferson principal

May 7th, 2015 6:06 pm by Rick Wagner

Mike Fulkerson will take position effective July 1, replacing Brian Partin, who is going to Robinson.

Comments
Community Education
Kingsport City Schools announces 2015 Free Meals for Kids summer program

Kingsport City Schools announces 2015 Free Meals for Kids summer program

May 7th, 2015 4:43 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department has again partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a Free Meals for Kids Summer Program located at John Sevier Middle School, 1200 Wateree St.

Comments
Community Education
Kingsport City Schools Vivian Altizer elected president-elect of TSBA Board Secretaries

Kingsport City Schools Vivian Altizer elected president-elect of TSBA Board Secretaries

May 7th, 2015 2:48 pm by Marybeth McLain

Vivian Altizer, executive assistant for the Superintendent of Schools and Board of Education at Kingsport City Schools, was recently elected president-elect to the Tennessee School Boards Association's (TSBA) Tennessee Association of Board Secretaries

Comments
News Regional & National Education
Haslam postsecondary education initiatives showing success

Haslam postsecondary education initiatives showing success

May 7th, 2015 10:00 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Recent enrollment figures show high interest in three programs the Republican governor launched as part of his "Drive to 55" initiative

Comments
News Community Local News Education
Dryden High alumni step up for current students

Dryden High alumni step up for current students

May 6th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

Members of Lee County's Dryden High School Class of 1959 began looking at ways they could help meet the needs of the students who attend Dryden Elementary School. Shoes, coats, school supplies and money for special events topped the list.

Comments
Local News Education TriCityMom
Pinnacle Awards honor outstanding Sullivan school system employees

Pinnacle Awards honor outstanding Sullivan school system employees

May 6th, 2015 5:59 pm by Rick Wagner

More than 20 school system employees recognized in second annual awards ceremony.

Comments
Education
Pinnacle Awards honor outstanding Sullivan school system employees

Pinnacle Awards honor outstanding Sullivan school system employees

May 5th, 2015 10:28 pm by Rick Wagner

Recipients included teachers and administrators who have gone above and beyond expectations and served the community, including successfully applying for grants to improve classroom learning.

Comments
News Local News Education
D-B band receives second Sudler award, this one for marching

D-B band receives second Sudler award, this one for marching

May 5th, 2015 9:30 pm by Rick Wagner

The award falls on the heels of the band's best-ever finish in marching band, coming in second in the country in Class AAA, as well as its recent featured performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Comments