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Helping Hands: Video inspires Johnson students to feed homeless

Helping Hands: Video inspires Johnson students to feed homeless

October 15th, 2013 9:24 am by Rick Wagner

That video sparked an interest that grew into a group of seven fourth-graders collecting food for the homeless, then the whole fourth grade, and now all grades at Johnson Elementary School.

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Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

October 15th, 2013 9:18 am by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the Month" for being polite and helping out his teachers.

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Kingsport City Schools Cancels Board of Education October Work Session

Kingsport City Schools Cancels Board of Education October Work Session

October 14th, 2013 9:52 am by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education (BOE) has announced the cancelation of the October Board of Education Work Session, originally scheduled for Thursday, October 17 at 6 p.m. due to scheduling conflicts during Fall Break.

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Sullivan North math teacher wins highest award of Key Club International

Sullivan North math teacher wins highest award of Key Club International

October 13th, 2013 6:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Veteran Sullivan North High School math teacher Carolyn Hamilton has received the highest honor Key Club International bestows on teachers.

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Kingsport schools finally receive new sidewalks

Kingsport schools finally receive new sidewalks

October 12th, 2013 7:09 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kennedy and Roosevelt have new sidewalks, but Jackson is going to have to wait just a little bit longer.

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Swift opens $4M Country Hall of Fame music education center

Swift opens $4M Country Hall of Fame music education center

October 12th, 2013 12:52 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

The pop star opened her $4 million Taylor Swift Education Center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday morning,

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Roosevelt’s  field day  puts accent  on  working together, anti-bullying

Roosevelt’s field day puts accent on working together, anti-bullying

October 11th, 2013 10:24 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The “coopetition” theme for field day, which physical education teacher Rebecca Good coined, kicked off Friday with an anti-bullying flash mob dance by the fifth grade. The students danced to a unity song written last year.

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Music festival muddy but unforgettable experience

Music festival muddy but unforgettable experience

October 11th, 2013 1:30 pm by KATIE EDWARDS, INK columnist

For the first article of my senior school year, I had intended on scanning the local scene for bands around here that you should check out.

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Sullivan schools investing more than $5M in energy upgrades

Sullivan schools investing more than $5M in energy upgrades

October 10th, 2013 11:48 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The work includes a complete redo of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at a school in the far eastern end of the county that has had what a school officials called an unrelated bat guano issue remediated.

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Wise County officials take sneak peek at new high schools

Wise County officials take sneak peek at new high schools

October 10th, 2013 8:22 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — “I think the end of construction is near,” beamed Wise County School Board member Larry Greear, “and the beginning of the excitement for the kids is getting closer. And it was all worth it.”

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