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TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

December 8th, 2013 2:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thursday evening TSBA president Carolyn Holt-Clawson attended the Hawkins County Board of Education meeting to present the award to the full board, recognizing the “Bringing Energy into Education” energy efficiency program.

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PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

December 7th, 2013 9:50 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Regional Adult Education of Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the city of Norton is offering area residents the chance to learn computer skills needed to succeed in today’s work force through a series of free classes.

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High school projects headline Wise County School Board agenda

High school projects headline Wise County School Board agenda

December 7th, 2013 9:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — A light, pre-holidays agenda will wrap 2013 work for the Wise County School Board during its final regular session of the year beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school division’s Education Center in Wise.

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STEM support still strong  among Sullivan County officials

STEM support still strong among Sullivan County officials

December 7th, 2013 7:16 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will remain open next year despite Kingsport’s pullout from the STEM program, Sullivan County officials continue to say in comments and in writing.

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2013 Tennessee Report Card illuminates Sullivan County schools’ successes, shortfalls

2013 Tennessee Report Card illuminates Sullivan County schools’ successes, shortfalls

December 7th, 2013 6:47 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning David Timbs sees promise in the system’s 2013 Tennessee Report Card results, especially in ACT scores and math scores.

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Sullivan County BOE members  want Kingsport  to join in wider schools study

Sullivan County BOE members want Kingsport to join in wider schools study

December 6th, 2013 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — At least two Sullivan County school board members want city leaders to take part in a study of demographics, facilities and programs. The Kingsport BOE and BMA have offered to participate in a facilities condition portion of the study.

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VIDEO: Cherokee High School choir performs Christmas Carols for BOE

VIDEO: Cherokee High School choir performs Christmas Carols for BOE - VIDEO

December 6th, 2013 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Cherokee High School Choir under the direction of Justin Nelson performed a 20 minute concert of Christmas Carols for the Hawkins County Board of Education at the beginning Thursday's meeting.

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Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

December 5th, 2013 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Charlotte Britton's retirement comes on the heels of a banner year as far as student achievement, but a troubled year with regard to some personnel and financial issues within the district.

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Kingsport BOE backs lengthening service life of school buses

Kingsport BOE backs lengthening service life of school buses

December 5th, 2013 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city’s Board of Education has gone on record in support of loosening restrictions on using older buses if they can pass inspection. In addition, the BOE learned that meetings have been set up for Innovation Academy teachers and parents.

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Happenings: Sights & Sounds of the Season

Happenings: Sights & Sounds of the Season

December 5th, 2013 2:38 pm by Carmen Musick

The sights and sounds of the season are in full swing throughout the region. From band and orchestra concerts to holiday ballets and Christmas parades, the calendar is chock full of activities featuring some of the area’s most talented youth.

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