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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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Sullivan BOE discusses employee, retiree health insurance

Sullivan BOE discusses employee, retiree health insurance

October 9th, 2013 10:45 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board is wrangling with health insurance issues affecting current employees as well as retirees. The long-term future is uncertain, but the wrangling has ceased for the upcoming 2014 timeframe.

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Photo gallery: Kingsport students, teachers and parents take part in Walk to School Day

October 9th, 2013 1:10 pm by David Grace

Walk to School Day raises awareness of the need to create safer routes for walking.

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Wise schools on schedule for January opening

Wise schools on schedule for January opening

October 8th, 2013 10:26 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The two new high schools scheduled to open in January are on schedule and under budget, Wise County Schools Superintendent Jeff Perry told the Wise County School Board on Tuesday.

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Kingsport seeks study of county, city schools

Kingsport seeks study of county, city schools

October 8th, 2013 9:03 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Before making any decision on the future building needs of Kingsport City Schools, city leaders want to know more about the condition of the buildings — both within Kingsport’s city limits and its urban growth boundary.

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Sullivan school board hears complaints about bullying policy, building upkeep

Sullivan school board hears complaints about bullying policy, building upkeep

October 8th, 2013 8:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Public commenters gave Sullivan County’s school board members an earful Monday. Two women called for the Board of Education to address the anti-bullying policy in the school system’s handbook, citing an Aug. 21 incident at Sullivan Central.

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Sullivan County Board of Education officially takes North, South merger off table

Sullivan County Board of Education officially takes North, South merger off table

October 7th, 2013 9:30 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school board members officially took the merger of Sullivan North and Sullivan South high schools off the table Monday night.

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