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Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

February 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes addressed the Hawkins County Commission in response to newspaper articles and social media reaction to the "suspension" of a Cherokee student for bringing a flashlight to school.

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Scott superintendent weighs options to make up missed days

Scott superintendent weighs options to make up missed days

February 24th, 2015 8:53 pm by Marci Gore

Thanks to three significant snowfalls in less than a 10-day period, the students and teachers in Scott County have had quite a "winter break."

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Excused absences: After four snow days, 36 percent of KCS students stayed out last Friday

Excused absences: After four snow days, 36 percent of KCS students stayed out last Friday

February 24th, 2015 3:12 pm by Staff Report

Districtwide attendance was 64.13 percent; at D-B it was 62.2 percent.

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A banner year: Kingsport City Schools to be honored at SCORE Prize Banner Presentation

A banner year: Kingsport City Schools to be honored at SCORE Prize Banner Presentation

February 24th, 2015 3:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Award will be 7 p.m. March 12 at Robinson Middle School.

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Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

February 23rd, 2015 2:16 pm by Marci Gore

Prior to their 55th year class reunion last summer, Fred Gibson and Dr. Ron Ely did a little research and learned Lee County has the least wealth per capita of any county in Virginia, so they have very limited taxation ability in support of schools.

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King sets enrollment record for spring

King sets enrollment record for spring

February 23rd, 2015 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

School had 2,712 for the semester.

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Up economy equals slightly down enrollment, technology center head says

Up economy equals slightly down enrollment, technology center head says

February 23rd, 2015 10:25 am by Rick Wagner

There are 296 students currently enrolled in full-time day classes at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton, compared to 334 the previous trimester.

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Destination Imagination: Area teams for regional tournament

Destination Imagination: Area teams for regional tournament

February 23rd, 2015 10:12 am by Rick Wagner

More than 20 local school teams and 150 students, including groups from Kingsport, Sullivan County and Johnson City, are scheduled to participate in the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament in Greene County.

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See the light: Petition seeks to rescind Cherokee student's flashlight suspension

See the light: Petition seeks to rescind Cherokee student's flashlight suspension

February 20th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Cherokee High School mother said Friday she hopes school administrators will admit they over-reacted by suspending a student for bringing a flashlight to school.

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New NASCAR effort promotes math, science

New NASCAR effort promotes math, science

February 20th, 2015 4:30 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

"A lot of people see cars racing and they love the sport for the sporting element of cars winning, and racing and passing. Behind all of that is pure science. It's the horsepower, and it's drag and it's aerodynamics."

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