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With ribbon cutting at Central, Wise County opens second new high school in three days

With ribbon cutting at Central, Wise County opens second new high school in three days

January 8th, 2014 10:38 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — An overflow crowd packed into brand new Central High School for the formal grand opening of the new facility perched above U.S. Route 23 that possesses a breathtaking view of the mountains.

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Sprinkler leak hits Sullivan North pool area

Sprinkler leak hits Sullivan North pool area

January 8th, 2014 10:27 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — A frozen sprinkler line or head began leaking Wednesday afternoon at Sullivan North High School, sending crews scrambling to isolate the leak and get the sprinkler system back in operation for school Thursday.

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Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

January 8th, 2014 8:34 am by Stephen Igo

Packed with the latest high tech everything, from the state of the art performing stage to labs to climate control and all else, Union High School is everything the county’s old high schools weren’t and could never be.

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Improvements to bathrooms at Rogersville Middle School complete

Improvements to bathrooms at Rogersville Middle School complete

January 7th, 2014 11:36 pm by Staff Report

ROGERSVILLE — The problems with Rogersville Middle School’s restrooms that had its principal and much of the community concerned about student hygiene were resolved over the Christmas break.

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Kingsport schools closed Tuesday

Kingsport schools closed Tuesday

January 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport City Schools have announced they will be closed tomorrow.

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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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