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Despite deficit Hawkins BOE committee recommends $17K in new athletic spending

Despite deficit Hawkins BOE committee recommends $17K in new athletic spending

July 9th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A proposed 2014-15 budget deficit reported June 26 at just under $4.5 million will have been whittled down by more than $300,000 by the time Hawkins County school board members meet for a budget workshop Thursday.

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Rogersville BMA will consider resolution opposing RCS student busing fee

Rogersville BMA will consider resolution opposing RCS student busing fee

July 9th, 2014 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

An attorney general's opinion may be several weeks away, but the Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen said Tuesday it is ready now to take an official position opposing county billing for city school student busing.

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Kingsport City Schools announce administrative appointments

Kingsport City Schools announce administrative appointments

July 8th, 2014 1:48 pm by Andy True, community contributor

Kingsport City Schools has announced school administrative appointments for the 2014-15 school year.

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Kingsport school officials working to raise awareness of system's telemedicine program

Kingsport school officials working to raise awareness of system's telemedicine program

July 8th, 2014 12:41 am by Rick Wagner

In the program, students can receive medical treatment and prescriptions from a nurse practitioner, either in person or via a high-speed Internet connection.

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Adams educator among finalists for Tennessee Teacher of the Year

Adams educator among finalists for Tennessee Teacher of the Year

July 8th, 2014 12:16 am by Rick Wagner

Ashley Carter was the 2014 Elementary Teacher of the Year for Kingsport City Schools. She has just completed her fifth year teaching at Adams.

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RCS cafeteria prices increased slightly to help pay for 'healthy choices'

RCS cafeteria prices increased slightly to help pay for 'healthy choices'

July 7th, 2014 1:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cafeteria prices at Rogersville City School are going up slightly in 2014-15 to offset the cost of fresh fruit and other "healthy choices" that are now mandated under the federal Health and Hunger Free Kids act.

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Behind the scenes: KCS program to offer glimpse of what it takes to run a school system

Behind the scenes: KCS program to offer glimpse of what it takes to run a school system

July 7th, 2014 12:56 pm by Rick Wagner

If you'd like to learn firsthand about these intricacies and other ins and outs of the city school system operation, you may get a chance this coming school year.

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Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

July 6th, 2014 7:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Recently appointed Hawkins County director of schools Steve Starnes filled two vacancies in the central office this past week, but those appointments will leave holes to fill at a couple of Church Hill schools.

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Cherokee High HOSA students get 'bloodied' for HVMC trauma training

Cherokee High HOSA students get 'bloodied' for HVMC trauma training

July 4th, 2014 9:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Cherokee High School students spent a day last week broken, bandaged and bleeding to help Kingsport doctors and nurses stay prepared to treat the worst trauma cases imaginable.

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PARCC may still be on the table for Tennessee schools

PARCC may still be on the table for Tennessee schools

July 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

While it is true Tennessee is pulling out of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, four Tri-Cities school officials said that is a bit misleading when people construe that as a clear move to abandon Common Core.

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