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Kingsport would use Sullivan North  as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

Kingsport would use Sullivan North as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

March 16th, 2015 10:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Sullivan North High School becoming a Kingsport middle school, something that has been talked about for more than a decade, is officially on the table in draft form.

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Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

March 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The roof over Mount Carmel Elementary School's cafeteria and hallway is in on the verge of a "catastrophic failure" which is why the Hawkins County Board of Education has placed that project at the top of a five year priority list.

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Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to hold called meeting Tuesday

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to hold called meeting Tuesday

March 16th, 2015 9:55 am by Andy True

The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Tuesday to consider revisions to the previously approved school calendar and an amendment to the 2014-15 budget.

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Kingsport schools announces personnel changes

Kingsport schools announces personnel changes

March 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools has announced two district administrative appointments, effective July 1, including a lawyer from outside the school system and a principal moving up from a middle school position.

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Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system

Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system - VIDEO

March 14th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Linda Kimbro has received many gifts and accolades since announcing her retirement from Hawkins County Schools earlier this year, but the one gift she brought to show the Board of Education Tuesday was a can of sardines.

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Group seeks permission to restore historic Rogersville church

Group seeks permission to restore historic Rogersville church

March 12th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A plan to restore Rogersville's historic St. Marks Presbyterian Church lost momentum in 2008 when former teacher and school board member Ella Jo Bradley, who had championed the project, passed away.

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Hawkins schools seek state waiver to make up snow days

Hawkins schools seek state waiver to make up snow days

March 12th, 2015 7:28 am by Jeff Bobo

The BOE agreed to apply for a waiver of three instructional days which is being offered by the Tennessee Department of Education due to the high number of snow days incurred statewide.

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Wise school board rethinks  changing graduation dates after outcry

Wise school board rethinks changing graduation dates after outcry

March 11th, 2015 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

During Wednesday's Class of 2015 emergency called session, some board members reiterated their belief that postponing graduation was a good idea. Apparently, many seniors and parents across Wise County felt otherwise.

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Wise County School Board votes to extend school year

Wise County School Board votes to extend school year

March 11th, 2015 12:18 am by Stephen Igo

The school division has missed 15 days of instructional time as of Tuesday, practically all of them during crippling snow storms the last two weeks of February and last week's flooding.

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Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs

Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs

March 10th, 2015 9:57 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast Tennessee public schools systems' administrative costs as a percentage of operating budgets vary from 7.2 percent in Washington County to 13.3 percent for Rogersville City School, according to a just-released report.

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