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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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VIDEO: Cherokee High School choir performs Christmas Carols for BOE

VIDEO: Cherokee High School choir performs Christmas Carols for BOE - VIDEO

December 6th, 2013 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Cherokee High School Choir under the direction of Justin Nelson performed a 20 minute concert of Christmas Carols for the Hawkins County Board of Education at the beginning Thursday's meeting.

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Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

Hawkins County director of schools stepping down

December 5th, 2013 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Charlotte Britton's retirement comes on the heels of a banner year as far as student achievement, but a troubled year with regard to some personnel and financial issues within the district.

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Kingsport BOE backs lengthening service life of school buses

Kingsport BOE backs lengthening service life of school buses

December 5th, 2013 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city’s Board of Education has gone on record in support of loosening restrictions on using older buses if they can pass inspection. In addition, the BOE learned that meetings have been set up for Innovation Academy teachers and parents.

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Happenings: Sights & Sounds of the Season

Happenings: Sights & Sounds of the Season

December 5th, 2013 2:38 pm by Carmen Musick

The sights and sounds of the season are in full swing throughout the region. From band and orchestra concerts to holiday ballets and Christmas parades, the calendar is chock full of activities featuring some of the area’s most talented youth.

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Dobyns-Bennett Air Force Junior ROTC Exceeds Standards in Unit Evaluation Results

Dobyns-Bennett Air Force Junior ROTC Exceeds Standards in Unit Evaluation Results

December 5th, 2013 1:20 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards,” the highest rating attainable.

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Sullivan BOE to interview 4 consultant firms

Sullivan BOE to interview 4 consultant firms

December 4th, 2013 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s school board will interview all four consultant companies that responded to a request for qualifications for a comprehensive demographics, facilities and program study for the system.

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Community Concert for Caring set 7 p.m. Thursday at Central

December 4th, 2013 1:29 pm by Staff Report

Event is free, but all donations will go to the United Way.

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Questions outnumber answers on IA’s future

Questions outnumber answers on IA’s future

December 3rd, 2013 10:41 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The answer to the biggest question — whether IA would continue despite Kingsport’s pullout at the end of the school year from the joint city-county STEM program — was yes.

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Audit: $48 million in Shelby County school equipment missing

Audit: $48 million in Shelby County school equipment missing

December 3rd, 2013 6:25 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Commercial Appeal reports that the auditor, Maryland-based ProBar, was unable to account for more than 54,270 pieces of equipment, including laptop computers, hard drives, tools and driver training cars.

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