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Bomb threat forces early dismissal at Daniel Boone

November 18th, 2013 12:05 pm by NET News Service

According to Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes, the bomb threat was discovered on the wall of a restroom at the high school "fairly early this morning."

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Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

November 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sullivan Central High School graphic communications students have been making hats with hair for St. Jude patients, while the school’s cosmetology department provides the cuts and styles.

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Regional & National Education
Teacher killings bring profession's risks to light

Teacher killings bring profession's risks to light

November 17th, 2013 12:35 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

When a 16-year-old student slammed a metal trash can onto Philip Raimondo's head, it did more than break open the history teacher's scalp, knock him out and send him bleeding to the floor. "It changed my whole world," Raimondo said.

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D-B band finishes 3rd in Class 3A, falls short of finals at BOA Grand Nationals

D-B band finishes 3rd in Class 3A, falls short of finals at BOA Grand Nationals

November 16th, 2013 6:10 pm by Staff Report

Unfortunately, the stellar performance wasn't enough to propel the Tribe into the elite field of 12 finalists slated to compete for the national title.

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Kingsport BOE presents wish list to lawmakers

Kingsport BOE presents wish list to lawmakers

November 15th, 2013 11:27 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools leaders backed common core standards, taxing authority for special school districts and keeping local control over schools while opposing vouchers and elected superintendents during a legislative luncheon Friday.

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D-B band advances to semifinals at BOA Grand Nationals

D-B band advances to semifinals at BOA Grand Nationals

November 15th, 2013 10:04 pm by Staff report

More than 90 bands from 19 states started preliminary competition at the national event. On Saturday, Dobyns-Bennett will continue its quest for the grand national title in the semifinal round of competition.

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Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

November 15th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rachael Barnett, community contributor

“It's important to give to a food drive so people who don't have enough to eat will have enough. ” -- Eden Wimer, eighth grade

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Kingsport BOE's Lodal honored by TSBA, elected to board

Kingsport BOE's Lodal honored by TSBA, elected to board

November 15th, 2013 10:04 am by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Kingsport City Schools announced Friday that Board of Education Vice-President Susan Lodal has been selected as the recipient of the Tennessee School Boards Association Ambassadors for Education Certified and Master Ambassador Awards.

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Education
Hawkins County’s state report card scores are among its best ever

Hawkins County’s state report card scores are among its best ever

November 15th, 2013 12:18 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Although its leaders know there is still room for improvement, Hawkins County Schools will be celebrating one of its best state report cards ever, scoring straight B’s in academic achievement for grades 3-8.

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State report card gives straight A’s across the board to Rogersville City School

State report card gives straight A’s across the board to Rogersville City School

November 15th, 2013 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Principal Rhonda Winstead said RCS administrators and faculty are pleased with their academic achievement and value added growth scores from the 2013 school year. “Academic achievement scores allow RCS students to show what they know.”

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