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UPDATE: Ten local high school students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

UPDATE: Ten local high school students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 11th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Two of the students are from Sullivan South, three attend Dobyns-Bennett, three are from Science Hill, one is home schooled in Sullivan County and one is home schooled from Johnson City.

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Hawkins BOE stands behind budget proposal that costs Rogersville revenue

Hawkins BOE stands behind budget proposal that costs Rogersville revenue

September 10th, 2013 10:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The issue is expected to be a topic of discussion this coming Monday afternoon when the Hawkins County Commission meets, presumably for the last time, before the proposed 2013-14 budget comes up for a vote before the full commission Sept 23.

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Sullivan South ACT scores best Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill

Sullivan South ACT scores best Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill

September 10th, 2013 5:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan South’s composite ACT score for its 2013 graduating class has bested Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill. South is among the top-scoring schools in Tennessee and is the highest-scoring high school on the ACT in Northeast Tennessee.

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Kingsport City Schools, along with Mount Carmel, McPheeter's Bend elementary schools, finalists for SCORE award

September 10th, 2013 12:10 pm by Rick Wagner

The prize will award $10,000 to each elementary, middle and high school winner and $25,000 to the district winner.

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Sullivan school board extends Yennie's contract, opposes teacher licensure decision

Sullivan school board extends Yennie's contract, opposes teacher licensure decision

September 9th, 2013 10:48 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — In a 5-2 vote, Sullivan County’s school board has extended the contract of Director of Schools Jubal Yennie until 2017.

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Region’s schools rank high  on ACT

Region’s schools rank high on ACT

September 9th, 2013 7:54 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools ranks as the fourth highest achieving district in the Volunteer State, according to a recent release of statewide ACT scores by district by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Wings Air Rescue Crewmembers Meet with Scott County Career and Technical Students - VIDEO

September 9th, 2013 3:08 pm by David Grace

GATE CITY -- Members of the Wings Air Rescue EMS were at the Scott County Career and Technical Center Monday morning to help conduct a school-wide emergency evacuation drill and discuss their careers with students.

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State BOE chairman defends teacher licensure decision

State BOE chairman defends teacher licensure decision

September 8th, 2013 6:51 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — One Tri-Cities school board went on record against the Tennessee school board’s teacher licensure decision this past Tuesday, and a second will consider doing so Monday.

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Scott County school enrollment, student-teacher ratios only slightly changed

Scott County school enrollment, student-teacher ratios only slightly changed premium content

September 8th, 2013 6:46 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Enrollment figures for the first 10 days of class released this week by Scott County Public Schools show little change in student population and student-teacher ratios when compared to the previous school year.

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Yenni's evaluation just short of 'exceptional'

Yenni's evaluation just short of 'exceptional'

September 8th, 2013 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is just short of “exceptional,” according to the county school board.

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