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Applying to colleges can be intimidating process

Applying to colleges can be intimidating process

December 1st, 2013 1:00 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Even as a larger percentage of students from every income go to college compared to the late 1980s, some don't even consider it. Cost is a huge factor, as is a lack of understanding about scholarships and student loans.

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Bus bill dispute between Hawkins, RCS  might be resolved at Dec. 5 meeting

Bus bill dispute between Hawkins, RCS might be resolved at Dec. 5 meeting

November 29th, 2013 9:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — For at least the past five school years, the Hawkins County School System has used the same formula to calculate the student transportation bill it sends the Rogersville City School System every year.

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Fire marshal calls for safety study due to Volunteer High vocational building violations

Fire marshal calls for safety study due to Volunteer High vocational building violations

November 28th, 2013 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Volunteer High School’s vocational building recently received bad marks during a fire marshal inspection due to some walls and doors that were installed after the facility was originally constructed in 1980.

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Hawkins County Board of Education votes to eliminate teacher fees for refrigerators, microwaves

Hawkins County Board of Education votes to eliminate teacher fees for refrigerators, microwaves

November 27th, 2013 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — It will cost Hawkins County Schools between $7,000 and $8,000 each school year to eliminate the annual $40 fee charged to teachers who keep refrigerators and/or microwaves in their classrooms.

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Rogersville Middle principal tells commissioners that maintenance issues have not been addressed

Rogersville Middle principal tells commissioners that maintenance issues have not been addressed

November 26th, 2013 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville Middle School Principal Jim Ailshie told the Hawkins County Commission on Monday that his pupils and staff deserve educational resources and facilities equitable to the rest of the school system.

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Photo gallery: Roosevelt Elementary students collect 600 pounds of food

November 26th, 2013 2:29 pm by David Grace

The student-led food drive came about after a guidance lesson on how to make a difference both in area homes and their school.

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Wise County  School Board opens Big Stone Gap road project to proposals

Wise County School Board opens Big Stone Gap road project to proposals

November 25th, 2013 10:36 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The Wise County School Board on Monday agreed to open a process to accept proposals for consideration of a potential project to improve vehicular traffic patterns at its three-school complex in Big Stone Gap.

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Rogersville Middle  principal: School system should pay for dispensers in restrooms

Rogersville Middle principal: School system should pay for dispensers in restrooms

November 24th, 2013 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two wings at Rogersville Middle School haven’t had hot water in the restrooms for at least 15 years, and none of the bathrooms at the school have dispensers for toilet paper, paper towels or soap.

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Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

November 24th, 2013 2:13 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

A prosecutor is planning to release a report Monday on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the public will have to wait longer for the state police's full accounting of the crime.

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Sullivan South band gearing up for Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia

Sullivan South band gearing up for Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia

November 23rd, 2013 7:07 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sullivan South High School’s marching band is performing in this year’s Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade, then headed to take a bite out of the Big Apple in a sightseeing seeing trip to New York.

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