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Take a book, give a book at Little Free Library boxes

Take a book, give a book at Little Free Library boxes

May 3rd, 2014 9:25 pm by Matthew Lane

Take a book. Return a book. Sounds like a library right? In this case, the tagline describes what's at the heart of Little Free Libraries — a literacy promotion started five years ago in a Wisconsin man's front yard.

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Dobyns-Bennett Science Olympiad teams finish first in astronomy, forensics

Dobyns-Bennett Science Olympiad teams finish first in astronomy, forensics

May 3rd, 2014 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — If you have a question about outer space or need to match evidence from a crime scene to suspects, some local high school students could be your go-to sources.

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Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

May 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to Connecticut's school of engineering in person, but he'll be out of town — orbiting the globe on the ISS. So the school made other arrangements.

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Sullivan school study price just under $270K

Sullivan school study price just under $270K

May 2nd, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie on Thursday presented the Board of Education the proposed funding resolution to be considered by the Sullivan County Commission at its regular meeting May 19.

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D-B senior named semifinalist to be Presidential Scholar

D-B senior named semifinalist to be Presidential Scholar

May 1st, 2014 9:18 am by Rick Wagner

Being a semifinalist is something only three other D-B students and a relatively small number nationwide have accomplished since the mid-1960s, when the program began.

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Photos: Weber City Elementary students help Tennessee Army National Guard

April 30th, 2014 3:45 pm by David Grace

Weber City Elementary School partnered with a non-profit group to help Tennessee Army National Guard.

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IA developing new lottery process for sixth grade

IA developing new lottery process for sixth grade

April 29th, 2014 10:33 pm by Rick Wagner

The Sullivan County Board of Education voted April 17 to move the stand-alone program from the old Brookside Elementary building in Bloomingdale to a school within a school at Holston Middle School in Blountville.

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Mr. Bond and The Science Guys coming to Church Hill library

Mr. Bond and The Science Guys coming to Church Hill library

April 27th, 2014 9:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — The Church Hill Public Library's summer reading program will be highlighted this summer by a visit from Mr. Bond and the Science Guys as part of their five-state tour.

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Rising ninth-graders' parents  who wanted students in STEM program scrambling for options

Rising ninth-graders' parents who wanted students in STEM program scrambling for options

April 26th, 2014 8:16 pm by Rick Wagner

In the Sullivan County school board's plan to move Innovation Academy into Holston Middle School, students in grades 6-8 next school year still have a chance at attending the STEM platform school in its third year of operation.

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Education commissioner stays neutral on STEM school move

Education commissioner stays neutral on STEM school move

April 26th, 2014 8:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman lauded Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee after spending nearly two hours at the grades 6-8 program Friday.

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