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SCSO summer camp takes aim at bullying

SCSO summer camp takes aim at bullying

May 13th, 2014 11:29 am by Staff Report

Camp Take-A-Stand is open to Sullivan County students entering third, fourth and fifth grades.

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Flat Stanley project brings world to second-graders at Dryden

Flat Stanley project brings world to second-graders at Dryden

May 13th, 2014 11:00 am by Amanda J. Vicars

The Flat Stanley Project was created in 1995 by Dale Hubert who based his idea off the plot of Jeff Brown's 1964 children's book, "Flat Stanley."

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Kingsport City Schools to host superintendent luncheon event

Kingsport City Schools to host superintendent luncheon event

May 13th, 2014 8:57 am by Marybeth McLain

Back by popular demand, Kingsport City Schools will host the second "Lunch with Lyle" event, an opportunity to interact with Superintendent Lyle Ailshie

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Hawkins BOE turns to Ailshie in director search after declining to meet Bowen's salary request

Hawkins BOE turns to Ailshie in director search after declining to meet Bowen's salary request

May 12th, 2014 11:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BOE voted unanimously to decline an offer by Dr. Dixie Bowen for an overall salary of $118,000. The BOE was only willing to offer an overall salary of $103,700, which is $4,000 more than retiring director Charlotte Britton's overall salary.

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Kingsport BMA facing tough choices on 2015 budget

Kingsport BMA facing tough choices on 2015 budget

May 12th, 2014 11:16 pm by Matthew Lane

In order to balance next year's city budget, the members of the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen were presented with a number of options Monday evening. None of them good.

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Hawkins Board of Education postpones approving art project

Hawkins Board of Education postpones approving art project - VIDEO

May 12th, 2014 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Approval of a plan that would allow art students to paint murals on a high visibility water tank in Church Hill was put on hold by the Hawkins County Board of Education last week until more information becomes available.

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Deadline to participate in lottery for Innovation Academy sixth-grade slots is May 15

Deadline to participate in lottery for Innovation Academy sixth-grade slots is May 15

May 12th, 2014 9:19 pm by Rick Wagner

Parents of rising sixth-graders who want their children to attend Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee and haven't already applied have until Thursday to get into a lottery for 75 available slots.

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Weber City Elementary students turn teachers into 'Human Pizzas'

May 12th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

Weber City Elementary School students turn teachers Kari White and Cindy Fields into "human pizzas" as part of a program to raise funds for improvements to the school's cafeteria.

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Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

May 12th, 2014 10:22 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County Public Schools officials have unveiled a new random drug testing policy that, if passed, would involve all students participating in high school athletics beginning in the fall.

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Wise County School Board  mulls change to driver's education

Wise County School Board mulls change to driver's education

May 11th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

The Wise County School Board on Tuesday will consider a change in how the school division manages driver's education for students, and it will review its closed session policy as it relates to third party inclusion in the sessions.

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