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Jefferson Elementary School principal  elected to national board

Jefferson Elementary School principal elected to national board

May 27th, 2013 7:32 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Jefferson Elementary School Principal Brian Partin will join the board of directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals in July.

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New Clothes for Kids shutting its doors

New Clothes for Kids shutting its doors

May 27th, 2013 9:00 am by Nick Shepherd

After 15 years and thousands of new clothes provided to more than 29,000 kids, New Clothes For Kids is shutting its doors.

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Record number of homeless students served by city school system

May 27th, 2013 8:55 am by Rick Wagner

The city school system this school year served an all-time record number of homeless students, 320 as of Monday.

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E-x-p-e-r-i-e-n-c-e: Johnson City boy hopes for better results in return trip to Scripps bee

E-x-p-e-r-i-e-n-c-e: Johnson City boy hopes for better results in return trip to Scripps bee

May 26th, 2013 10:42 pm by Michael Collins, Knoxville News Sentinel

Rahul Krishnaswamy thought he was prepared the first time he competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, he realizes he wasn’t.

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Hawkins County BOE trying to determine amount needed to balance budget for next school year premium content

May 26th, 2013 9:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — It may be a foregone conclusion that Hawkins County Schools will be using savings to balance the proposed 2013-14 fiscal year budget, but exactly how much savings is yet to be determined.

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Young Tenn. entrepreneur gets $100K for startup

Young Tenn. entrepreneur gets $100K for startup

May 26th, 2013 2:00 pm by Staff Report

A teen from Nashville has been awarded a $100,000 two-year fellowship to start up his own company as long as he doesn't return to his college classes in the fall.

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Two local schools participating in backpack program sponsored by United Way

Two local schools participating in backpack program sponsored by United Way - VIDEO

May 26th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Students at Roosevelt and Ketron Elementary Schools are participating in a Summer Backpack Program sponsored by the United Way of Greater Kingsport.

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School to help Appalachian women expanding with classes in Tenn., Va., N.C.

School to help Appalachian women expanding with classes in Tenn., Va., N.C.

May 26th, 2013 10:19 am by Associated Press

BEREA, Ky. (AP) — A school that helps improve the lives of poverty-stricken Appalachian women is expanding its reach outside Kentucky to areas in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.

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Longtime Kingsport/Sullivan librarian set to turn the page premium content

May 25th, 2013 10:55 pm by Rick Wagner

Kennedy Elementary School librarian Joy Branham is retiring after 42 years on the job, including 30 years in the same building in the Lynn Garden community.

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Mount Carmel Elementary awarded $1,000 from America’s Milk Processors

Mount Carmel Elementary awarded $1,000 from America’s Milk Processors

May 25th, 2013 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — After tallying more than 80,000 votes for more than 11,400 schools across the country, Mount Carmel Elementary School was named among the winners of a “Breakfast Blitz” program grant.

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