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D-B 2.0 plan eyes takeover of most sites in ‘D-B triangle’

D-B 2.0 plan eyes takeover of most sites in ‘D-B triangle’

October 26th, 2013 8:13 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As part of Dobyns-Bennett High School 2.0, city school officials would like to take over the Legion Pool site to accommodate a new 35,000-to-40,000 square-foot science or STEM building.

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Kingsport BOE refines plans for school facilities study

Kingsport BOE refines plans for school facilities study

October 25th, 2013 9:53 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city’s school board got its first look at a draft request for proposals (RFP) on a school facilities study during a daylong retreat Friday.

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Report provides figures on bullying in Tenn. schools

Report provides figures on bullying in Tenn. schools

October 25th, 2013 7:51 am by Associated Press

Of the more than 7,500 cases reported, 321 were based on race, color or national origin, 695 concerned sex or gender-based discrimination and 168 involved a student's disability.

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Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

October 23rd, 2013 9:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — When it comes to a pending consultant’s study of the future of Sullivan County schools, no sacred cows means even consolidation of the county and Kingsport school systems might be considered and recommended.

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PHOTO GALLERY: MSHA chief offers students advice on future health care careers

PHOTO GALLERY: MSHA chief offers students advice on future health care careers

October 23rd, 2013 7:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Medical therapeutics students at Volunteer High School recently constructed a four-story scale model hospital complete with miniature versions of each type of service and department that a typical hospital contains.

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Fun reading can make schoolwork easier

Fun reading can make schoolwork easier

October 23rd, 2013 10:24 am by Isaac Emery, INK columnist

Surprisingly, if I can find one book I really enjoy in addition to that already-towering stack of demanded school curriculum, it never fails to change my perspective and give me a motivational mentality.

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Fourth-graders participate in National Chemistry Week event at Eastman

Fourth-graders participate in National Chemistry Week event at Eastman

October 22nd, 2013 9:22 pm by Rick Wagner

Fourth-graders from across the region are helping mark the week at the 23rd annual fourth-grade day at Eastman Chemical Co.’s Employee Center.

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Business & Technology Education
Haslam announces $843,000 grant for Northeast State

Haslam announces $843,000 grant for Northeast State

October 22nd, 2013 2:56 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced an $843,000 grant award for Northeast State Community College Tuesday to fund equipment for advanced technology programs.

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Community Education
Colonial Heights Dental seeks book donations

Colonial Heights Dental seeks book donations

October 21st, 2013 3:09 pm by Staff Report

Colonial Heights Dental Group is teaming up with local schools to emphasize the importance of reading by asking people in the community to donate new and used books.

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Northeast State students now have access to King  University’s Career Matrix

Northeast State students now have access to King University’s Career Matrix

October 20th, 2013 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. — King University is helping Northeast State Community College students select potential career paths.

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