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Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

March 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Currently, school divisions determine, locally, the criteria used to identify 4-year-olds who would benefit from enrollment in local Virginia Preschool Initiative programs. The proposed amendment will restrict student eligibility.

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Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

March 23rd, 2015 12:01 pm by Rick Wagner

Indian Springs and Sullivan Central High teachers receive social studies award.

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Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

March 23rd, 2015 10:49 am by Rick Wagner

The almost 25-year-old Johnson Elementary School "castle" playground is slated to be replaced with a new structure remaining true to the iconic original. The cost is estimated at $250,000 compared to $100,000 for renovating the existing one.

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D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

March 20th, 2015 6:13 am by Rick Wagner

Using Sullivan North High School as a Kingsport middle school is not the only part of the latest city schools draft facilities study raising questions.

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North Middle School students raise $150 for school's library

North Middle School students raise $150 for school's library

March 19th, 2015 8:44 am by Rick Wagner

The school's chorus classes and eighth-grade library clubs worked for about a month to promote the fundraising effort, held March 5-9, to supplement funding for the North Middle library.

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Jackson becomes Cherokee High School's first Carson Scholar

Jackson becomes Cherokee High School's first Carson Scholar

March 19th, 2015 12:23 am by Jeff Bobo

There will be 526 Carson Scholars in 2015 who were chosen from thousands of applications. They will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and recognition package.

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Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

March 17th, 2015 10:59 pm by Rick Wagner

However, about 550 high school student athletes, dancers and cheerleaders may have to undergo drug testing starting next school year, either all at first and then random or just random.

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Surgoinsville Middle to host third annual Family Fair March 28

Surgoinsville Middle to host third annual Family Fair March 28

March 17th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The third annual Family Fair hosted by Surgoinsville Middle School March 28 will have plenty of fun attractions for youngsters, but the main goal is informing their parents.

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Kingsport would use Sullivan North  as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

Kingsport would use Sullivan North as city middle school, repurpose Sevier and Robinson

March 16th, 2015 10:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Sullivan North High School becoming a Kingsport middle school, something that has been talked about for more than a decade, is officially on the table in draft form.

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Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

Mount Carmel roof tops Hawkins school maintenance priority list

March 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The roof over Mount Carmel Elementary School's cafeteria and hallway is in on the verge of a "catastrophic failure" which is why the Hawkins County Board of Education has placed that project at the top of a five year priority list.

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