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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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Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend

Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend - VIDEO

March 26th, 2015 1:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Program for most students 24 and older will be at Centers of Applied Technology this fall and at community colleges in the fall of 2016.

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Seven Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

Seven Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

March 24th, 2015 9:43 pm by Associated Press

The suit alleged the state has "breached its duty under the Tennessee Constitution to provide a system of free public education for the children of this state."

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Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

March 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Currently, school divisions determine, locally, the criteria used to identify 4-year-olds who would benefit from enrollment in local Virginia Preschool Initiative programs. The proposed amendment will restrict student eligibility.

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Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

March 23rd, 2015 12:01 pm by Rick Wagner

Indian Springs and Sullivan Central High teachers receive social studies award.

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Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

March 23rd, 2015 10:49 am by Rick Wagner

The almost 25-year-old Johnson Elementary School "castle" playground is slated to be replaced with a new structure remaining true to the iconic original. The cost is estimated at $250,000 compared to $100,000 for renovating the existing one.

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