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Happy Snaps Photos - Home Craft Days 2013 at Mountain Empire Community College.

October 17th, 2013 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Southwest Virginia's rich cultural heritage was on full display Saturday at Mountain Empire Community College's 42nd annual Home Craft Days festival in Big Stone Gap, Va.

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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

October 17th, 2013 6:40 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector.

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RCS teacher grateful for support from ‘school family’ during recent tragedy

RCS teacher grateful for support from ‘school family’ during recent tragedy

October 16th, 2013 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Monday was fifth-grade RCS teacher Karla Moncier’s first day back in her fifth-grade classroom since her husband of 23 years, Bob Moncier, was diagnosed with Leukemia in early August.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Rogersville students taking fight against cancer personally

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Rogersville students taking fight against cancer personally - VIDEO

October 16th, 2013 5:00 am by Jeff Bobo

In between classes Tuesday, the hallways at RCS resembled rivers of orange as students donned orange t-shirts which were sold as part of a school-wide fundraiser to benefit the Hawkins County Relay For Life. Shirts carried the message, “Together we fight

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Education
Delegation from Kingsport schools in China

Delegation from Kingsport schools in China

October 15th, 2013 10:48 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport public school system has five representatives attending the Chinese Bridge Program for U.S. administrators in China. Johnson City schools also sent a delegation.

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Education
More schools opening Advanced Placement courses to all students

More schools opening Advanced Placement courses to all students

October 15th, 2013 9:24 am by By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Long considered an elite track for the most talented and ambitious students, AP classes are now seen as beneficial for any students willing to push themselves — and schools are increasingly viewing access to them as a basic educational right.

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Helping Hands: Video inspires Johnson students to feed homeless

Helping Hands: Video inspires Johnson students to feed homeless

October 15th, 2013 9:24 am by Rick Wagner

That video sparked an interest that grew into a group of seven fourth-graders collecting food for the homeless, then the whole fourth grade, and now all grades at Johnson Elementary School.

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Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

October 15th, 2013 9:18 am by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the Month" for being polite and helping out his teachers.

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Community Education
Kingsport City Schools Cancels Board of Education October Work Session

Kingsport City Schools Cancels Board of Education October Work Session

October 14th, 2013 9:52 am by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education (BOE) has announced the cancelation of the October Board of Education Work Session, originally scheduled for Thursday, October 17 at 6 p.m. due to scheduling conflicts during Fall Break.

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Sullivan North math teacher wins highest award of Key Club International

Sullivan North math teacher wins highest award of Key Club International

October 13th, 2013 6:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Veteran Sullivan North High School math teacher Carolyn Hamilton has received the highest honor Key Club International bestows on teachers.

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