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Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

December 9th, 2013 8:58 am by Marci Gore

Erin Eberhart says a little guinea pig named Gertie has taught her kindergarten students at Sulpher Springs Elementary in Jonesborough to take an interest in something other than themselves.

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Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

December 8th, 2013 7:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After months of discussion and negotiation Hawkins County Schools and Rogersville City School are back where they started with regard to a disputed school transportation bill from the 2012-13 school year.

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Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

December 8th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The football field at Sullivan South is a step closer to being named for the school’s first football coach. But the process of naming the field has brought to light concerns about the school system’s policy for naming facilities.

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Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

December 8th, 2013 3:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

The original industrial washing machines at Hawkins County’s two main high schools survived 33 years, but their replacements didn’t make it through the fall season, forcing sports teams to hit the laundromats after games.

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TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

December 8th, 2013 2:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thursday evening TSBA president Carolyn Holt-Clawson attended the Hawkins County Board of Education meeting to present the award to the full board, recognizing the “Bringing Energy into Education” energy efficiency program.

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PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

December 7th, 2013 9:50 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Regional Adult Education of Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the city of Norton is offering area residents the chance to learn computer skills needed to succeed in today’s work force through a series of free classes.

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High school projects headline Wise County School Board agenda

High school projects headline Wise County School Board agenda

December 7th, 2013 9:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — A light, pre-holidays agenda will wrap 2013 work for the Wise County School Board during its final regular session of the year beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school division’s Education Center in Wise.

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STEM support still strong  among Sullivan County officials

STEM support still strong among Sullivan County officials

December 7th, 2013 7:16 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will remain open next year despite Kingsport’s pullout from the STEM program, Sullivan County officials continue to say in comments and in writing.

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2013 Tennessee Report Card illuminates Sullivan County schools’ successes, shortfalls

2013 Tennessee Report Card illuminates Sullivan County schools’ successes, shortfalls

December 7th, 2013 6:47 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning David Timbs sees promise in the system’s 2013 Tennessee Report Card results, especially in ACT scores and math scores.

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Sullivan County BOE members  want Kingsport  to join in wider schools study

Sullivan County BOE members want Kingsport to join in wider schools study

December 6th, 2013 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — At least two Sullivan County school board members want city leaders to take part in a study of demographics, facilities and programs. The Kingsport BOE and BMA have offered to participate in a facilities condition portion of the study.

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