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Merit: Four receive scholarships sponsored by Eastman

Merit: Four receive scholarships sponsored by Eastman

April 21st, 2015 11:00 pm by Staff Report

D-B, Science Hill, South and homeschooled seniors win, among group of less than 1 percent of nation's seniors

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East Hawkins students pick 'school spirit' water tank mural design

East Hawkins students pick 'school spirit' water tank mural design

April 21st, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

East Hawkins County students dug deep for their pennies, nickles and dimes to choose a water tank mural design intended to depict the unity between Volunteer High School and its feeder schools.

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Yennie school plan would phase out city students

Yennie school plan would phase out city students

April 20th, 2015 11:45 pm by Rick Wagner

The recommendation would send all Kingsport students attending Sullivan County Schools to the city school system, affecting a group that numbers about 800 this school year, but the decision will fall to the school board.

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Bill to create Tennessee school voucher program gaining support in final days of session

Bill to create Tennessee school voucher program gaining support in final days of session

April 20th, 2015 8:44 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A state school voucher proposal that failed in the last two Tennessee General Assembly sessions is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of this year's legislative session.

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Wyoming  school board may meet next week to make superintendent choice that could be Sullivan's Yennie

Wyoming school board may meet next week to make superintendent choice that could be Sullivan's Yennie

April 20th, 2015 5:09 pm by Rick Wagner

Jubal Yennie is among three finalists for the Albany County, Wyo., job.

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Know someone who belongs in the city school hall of fame? The deadline to nominate is fast approaching

Know someone who belongs in the city school hall of fame? The deadline to nominate is fast approaching

April 19th, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff report

Established to honor and recognize employees that have made significant contributions to KCS and its students, the Hall of Fame will serve as the keystone award celebrating the district's history of excellence.

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School facilities study could become plan costing $100 million

School facilities study could become plan costing $100 million

April 19th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Instead of building two new 1,700 or 1,800 high schools to replace the four existing county high schools, Yennie said the plan may be tweaked to build two 1,200-student schools of two pods with a third pod to be built later.

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VCCS award for MECC student intro program

VCCS award for MECC student intro program

April 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Last month the VCCS named MECC the second place finisher in the Improving Student Success -- Instructional category for the college's entry, "Rethinking SDV 100 -- A Jump Start to Student Success."

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Area students learn about construction during career fair

Area students learn about construction during career fair

April 18th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

About 120 career technical education high school students from three area school systems converged on the Kingsport Farmers Market for a Construction Career Fair on a rainy Wednesday morning.

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Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

"I'll have to weigh pretty heavily the longing to be home and the work we've done here," Yennie said after a school board budget work session, adding that if he moves to his parents' home state, he will miss folks here. "I've got a lot of tasks yet to do

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