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Sullivan County Board of Education gives green light to consultant search

Sullivan County Board of Education gives green light to consultant search

November 4th, 2013 11:27 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board has unanimously approved a request for qualifications seeking planning consultants to do a comprehensive facilities plan for the 10,500-student school system.

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Tenn. lawmakers to review textbook selection process

Tenn. lawmakers to review textbook selection process

November 4th, 2013 8:57 am by Associated Press

The commission recently came under fire by a group of parents for having adopted textbooks containing alleged inappropriate language and a controversial interpretation of historical facts.

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Sullivan BOE perplexed by city taking ‘offers’ off the table

Sullivan BOE perplexed by city taking ‘offers’ off the table

November 3rd, 2013 10:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials are puzzled that Kingsport school officials have “withdrawn” or taken off the table “offers” to assume operation of Colonial Heights Middle and Innovation Academy, given that neither proposal was in writing.

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Church Hill Elementary celebrates Custodian Appreciation Day

November 3rd, 2013 4:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

They were treated to a special lunch at Fatz Cafe, a gift card to Food City, many cards and posters from students and staff, and "mini-hayrides" down the hallways with the children giving them high fives along the way.

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Ten Commandments among historical documents to be used in Washington County schools

Ten Commandments among historical documents to be used in Washington County schools

November 2nd, 2013 10:50 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The Ten Commandments tops a list of eight “historically significant documents related to the American and Tennessee Jurisprudence” that now are part of a portable display to be used to educate Washington County students.

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Documentary stars Capitol building in Nashville

Documentary stars Capitol building in Nashville

November 2nd, 2013 8:12 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — A few of the region’s political stars recently came to the main library inside Sullivan Central High School for a documentary screening starring an iconic state building.

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Sullivan school budget falls short of state maintenance of effort requirements

Sullivan school budget falls short of state maintenance of effort requirements

November 2nd, 2013 6:36 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s 2013-14 school budget missed meeting Tennessee maintenance of effort requirements by $405,000.

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No prize, but Ailshie ‘scores’ Kingsport schools as state’s best

No prize, but Ailshie ‘scores’ Kingsport schools as state’s best

October 31st, 2013 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools didn’t win the SCORE Prize, but Superintendent Lyle Ailshie says he firmly believes KCS is a “shining example” of a school system and simply the best in Tennessee.

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Students win awards in Halloween Art Contest

October 31st, 2013 12:38 pm by Staff Report

Each student was allowed to draw one Halloween picture on a 8- by 11-inch piece of paper, using color or black-and-white media. All artwork had to be original.

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Local teachers named McGlothlin Awards semifinalists

October 31st, 2013 11:53 am by Staff Report

Blue Ridge PBS announced Thursday that 18 outstanding teachers from across the Blue Ridge region remain in the running for the prestigious 2014 McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence.

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