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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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D-B competing for Bands of America Grand National Champion

D-B competing for Bands of America Grand National Champion

November 14th, 2013 3:53 pm by Rick Wagner

The Dobyns-Bennett High School marching band will be in Indiana Friday competing for the Grand National Champion title in the Bands of America.

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Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

November 14th, 2013 7:53 am by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

In years gone by, cursive helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate. But now, in the digital age, people are increasingly communicating by computer and smartphone. No handwritten signature necessary.

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Education officials say new Report Card website more user friendly

Education officials say new Report Card website more user friendly

November 13th, 2013 11:16 pm by Rick Wagner

The Report Card, which is at www.tn.gov/education/reportcard/, includes mostly previously released information about academic performance and other indicators for public schools statewide. It also includes links to past performance.

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Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

November 13th, 2013 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville City School doesn’t plan on paying a pupil transportation bill from the Hawkins County school system until something is done about a surprise $12,000 increase.

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Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

November 13th, 2013 2:04 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Joe Davenport, maintenance supervisor, said Boiler No. 2 was fired up for the cold weather and that a carbon monoxide monitor a teacher had plugged into an electric outlet in a classroom above the boiler room went off.

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Grand openings set for new Wise schools

Grand openings set for new Wise schools

November 12th, 2013 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The ceremony formally opening the doors to students and staff for the first time at Union High School in Big Stone Gap will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 6. The ceremony for Central High School in Wise will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 8.

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Reminder: ETSU to host Tri-Cities Financial Aid Night today

November 12th, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

High school students interested in learning more about college financial aid opportunities are invited to 'Financial Aid Night' at 6 p.m., today (Nov. 12) at ETSU.

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Construction projects, St. Paul lease on Wise County School Board’s slate

Construction projects, St. Paul lease on Wise County School Board’s slate

November 11th, 2013 9:28 pm by Staff Report

WISE — The Wise County school division’s ongoing high school construction projects headline an otherwise light agenda for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. regular session in Wise.

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