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Sullivan County Board of Education to interview four consultants for facilities study

Sullivan County Board of Education to interview four consultants for facilities study

January 4th, 2014 8:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — By the middle of January, Sullivan County school officials hope to choose one of four consultants to do a comprehensive study of the school system’s facility needs.

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Innovation Academy holding open enrollment

Innovation Academy holding open enrollment

January 3rd, 2014 9:59 am by Katina Rose

Parents are welcome to visit the school for a tour of the classrooms and to ask questions about the STEM curriculum. Prospective students are also encouraged to visit and shadow a current student for a day to experience the hands-on learning.

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New Hawkins County social studies textbooks to be on display Feb. 25

New Hawkins County social studies textbooks to be on display Feb. 25

January 2nd, 2014 9:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A committee of Hawkins County educators are in the process of selecting new K-12 social studies books which will be on display for public comments on Feb. 25.

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Virginia Board of Education recognizes Yuma Elementary

Virginia Board of Education recognizes Yuma Elementary

January 2nd, 2014 9:26 pm by Wes Bunch

Yuma Elementary was one of only two elementary schools in the commonwealth to be recognized Thursday as a highly distinguished Title I school.

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Sullivan North principal eyes upgrades to facility

Sullivan North principal eyes upgrades to facility

January 1st, 2014 8:30 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — From the removal of metal lockers to plans for an academic hall of fame and repurposing the old pool area, Sullivan North High School Principal Brent Palmer has some ideas in mind for the school he’s headed since August.

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Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

January 1st, 2014 10:00 am by Entertainment Staff

Two Northeast State Theatre productions have earned a slew of nominations to the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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Sullivan County students to begin classes on how to make mobile apps

Sullivan County students to begin classes on how to make mobile apps

December 29th, 2013 1:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Thanks to a federal grant and two “nerd”-certified teachers, students at two Sullivan County high schools will be learning how to make mobile apps starting in January.

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Sprinkler malfunction damages Sullivan North band equipment

Sprinkler malfunction damages Sullivan North band equipment

December 28th, 2013 9:42 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When it rains, it pours, and when a sprinkler malfunctions and spews out thousands of gallons of water that has been in metal pipes for years, it leaves some stains.

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Tennessee education officials face curriculum, textbook fight

Tennessee education officials face curriculum, textbook fight

December 28th, 2013 1:57 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee education officials trying to implement the federal government's new Common Core academic standards face opposition from a tea party-linked group that also objects to what it considers biased passages in some state-approved textbooks.

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Active year full of high notes for Dobyns-Bennett band

Active year full of high notes for Dobyns-Bennett band

December 27th, 2013 8:31 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School Marching Band’s Rose Parade performance Jan. 1 tops off an active 2013-14 school year for the band department, including winning or placing in local, regional and national competitions.

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