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Kingsport City Schools Brian K. Partin elected vice president of National Board of Principals Association

Kingsport City Schools Brian K. Partin elected vice president of National Board of Principals Association

April 2nd, 2015 3:37 pm by Marybeth McLain

Brian K. Partin, principal of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Gail Connelly, NAESP’s executive director, announced the results from the

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Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959

Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959 - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout the 1950s Rogersville High School's football team dressed in the poorly ventilated gym locker room, until the smell caused a visiting parent to literally faint.

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Kindergartners 'Skype' classmate during cancer treatment

Kindergartners 'Skype' classmate during cancer treatment

March 31st, 2015 8:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

After three months in a Memphis hospital, with maybe another year left to go, 6-year-old Mack Ward's spirits received a much needed boost during chemotherapy last week when he received a "Skype" call form his kindergarten classmates in Rogersville.

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Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

March 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise campus may have been officially closed' for several days during a recent stretch of horrendous winter weather, but the learning curve remained wide open and undeterred.

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Keokee, Clintwood natives take on prestigious grant award summer research projects

Keokee, Clintwood natives take on prestigious grant award summer research projects

March 28th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Southwest Virginia students at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville will be among 36 undergraduates selected to pursue 36 grant funded research projects this summer.

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Scott County schools set end-of-year calendar and graduation dates

Scott County schools set end-of-year calendar and graduation dates

March 28th, 2015 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

Superintendent of Schools John Ferguson presented three options to school board members during Thursday's meeting on how the school system could make up the 18 days of school missed this year due to inclement weather.

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Castle for the kids at Johnson 'zipping' along

Castle for the kids at Johnson 'zipping' along

March 27th, 2015 11:13 am by Rick Wagner

Community playground planned for construction in fall of 2016; fundraising to start soon for project to include zip line, pirate ship and three types of slides.

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TRiO Student Support Services recognize scholars, graduates

TRiO Student Support Services recognize scholars, graduates

March 27th, 2015 10:00 am by Tom Wilson, Community Contributor

Northeast State's TRiO Student Support Services office recognized the program's scholars and graduates at its sixth annual Breakfast with the President awards ceremony.

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Lost for 26 years, original RHS 'Warrior' discovered and restored

Lost for 26 years, original RHS 'Warrior' discovered and restored - VIDEO

March 26th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sometime during the 1962-63 school year at Rogersville High School a 17-year-old Jim Caswell was allowed to skip one period of class every day for a couple of weeks while he painted the team mascot "Warrior" at center court of the gym.

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