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Stimulate your creativity with art classes

Stimulate your creativity with art classes

May 24th, 2013 11:59 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport artist Patti Lawrence will teach people how to access and improve their creativity in a four-session course at Star Trails Gallery in downtown Kingsport.

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Regional & National Education
Four’s fab fashions help children in need

Four’s fab fashions help children in need

May 24th, 2013 2:56 pm by MADISON MATHEWS, NET News Service

Rather than just writing about fashion, four Indian Trail Intermediate School students decided to put knowledge to use and design their own line of clothing, which will be donated to kids in need.

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Community Education
What's been dug up in Sullivan County

What's been dug up in Sullivan County

May 24th, 2013 12:35 pm by Staff Report

S.D. Dean, an archaeologist who has spent his career excavating and researching sites in East Tennessee will speak June 1 at the museum the Gray Fossil Site.

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Community Education
Kingsport City Schools principal elected to National Board of Principals Association

Kingsport City Schools principal elected to National Board of Principals Association

May 24th, 2013 7:54 am by Marybeth McLain, contributor

Brian K. Partin, principal of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, was recently elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).

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Community Education
Dobyns-Bennett High School makes Newsweek Best High Schools List

Dobyns-Bennett High School makes Newsweek Best High Schools List

May 24th, 2013 7:51 am by Marybeth McLain, contributor

Dobyns-Bennett High School has been named by Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast as one of America’s Best High Schools.

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Kingsport City Schools to provide free meals during summer to children younger than 18

Kingsport City Schools to provide free meals during summer to children younger than 18

May 24th, 2013 7:49 am by Marybeth McLain, contributor

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department has partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a free summer feeding program located at John Sevier Middle School.

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Regional & National Education
House backs variable rate student loans

House backs variable rate student loans

May 23rd, 2013 11:49 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers on Thursday approved legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets in spite of a veto threat from President Barack Obama.

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Wide range of occupations explored at Innovation Academy career fair premium content

May 23rd, 2013 11:37 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — From robotics and welding to funeral directing or working as a sheriff’s deputy or at an animal hospital, students at Innovation Academy’s inaugural career fair got a dose of adult livelihoods.

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Emory, King explore medical partnership

Emory, King explore medical partnership

May 23rd, 2013 11:22 am by Rick Wagner

Emory & Henry College and the King School of Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to begin exploring the possibility of collaborative partnerships.

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Education
Chicago school board votes to close 49 elementary schools

Chicago school board votes to close 49 elementary schools

May 23rd, 2013 7:38 am by By Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, John Chase and Bob Secter, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

Months of argument and anguish over sweeping school closures came to a climax Wednesday as Chicago's Board of Education voted to shut 49 elementary schools and transfer thousands of children to new classroom settings.

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