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VIDEO: Hawkins BOE celebrates accomplishments including perfect ACT scores

VIDEO: Hawkins BOE celebrates accomplishments including perfect ACT scores

October 6th, 2013 3:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County students were presented a certificate by Director of Schools Charlotte Britton at the beginning of Thursday’s BOE meeting, and received a standing ovation from the board and audience.

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Recent growth  at Kingsport's Academic Village detailed

Recent growth at Kingsport's Academic Village detailed

October 5th, 2013 9:06 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport’s Academic Village has added three new colleges and universities within the past year and now boasts nearly 150,000 square feet of space in the downtown area with approximately 2,400 students attending classes.

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School officials question whether Sullivan North ever had doors on boys bathroom stalls

School officials question whether Sullivan North ever had doors on boys bathroom stalls

October 5th, 2013 5:36 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The bathroom stall door saga in Sullivan County high schools on the western end of the county continues.

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What a shocker: LA students get iPads, promptly crack security to play games

What a shocker: LA students get iPads, promptly crack security to play games

October 5th, 2013 1:30 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Education officials in the nation's second-largest school district are working to reboot a $1 billion plan to put an iPad in the hands of all 650,000 students, some of whom received the tablets and promptly cracked the security settings.

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The Global Cardboard Challenge at the Farmer's Market in Kingsport, TN

October 4th, 2013 9:39 am by J. H. Osborne

The Model City’s first Cardboard Challenge event was held at the Kingsport Farmers Market on the corner of Center and Clinchfield streets from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

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Haslam pledges to increase Tenn. teacher salaries

Haslam pledges to increase Tenn. teacher salaries

October 3rd, 2013 7:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pledged Thursday to improve the salaries of the state's teachers amid criticism of his education commissioner who has proposed changes that include tying teacher licenses to student test data.

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Raiders Can Make a Difference: North's annual food drive

October 3rd, 2013 7:21 pm by David Grace

Sullivan North students spend time gathering and loading food for the Second Harvest Food Bank on Thursday.

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Second Harvest reaps rewards of North food drive

Second Harvest reaps rewards of North food drive

October 3rd, 2013 7:17 pm by Rick Wagner

The 10th annual homecoming food drive at Sullivan North High School gathered more than 5,000 cans, boxes and other units of food for Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Kingsport City Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day

Kingsport City Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day

October 3rd, 2013 2:09 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Kingsport City Schools will have seven elementary schools participating in National Walk to School Month within the next two weeks.

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Hawkins commission meets to approve budget, avoid state funding freeze

Hawkins commission meets to approve budget, avoid state funding freeze

October 2nd, 2013 9:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — With the federal government already shut down, the Hawkins County Commission meets Thursday morning to prevent a possible shutdown of its own.

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