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Sullivan school officials plan to have balanced budget Monday

Sullivan school officials plan to have balanced budget Monday

June 29th, 2013 9:41 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials plan to have a balanced 2013-14 budget ready for approval Monday night.

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Sullivan North  principal retiring

Sullivan North principal retiring

June 29th, 2013 9:32 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Longtime Sullivan North High School Principal Richard Carroll is retiring. His departure ends an almost five-decade educational career in the Bloomingdale community,

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Unwanted phones removed from ETSU dorms

Unwanted phones removed from ETSU dorms

June 28th, 2013 12:34 pm by Rex Barber, NET News service

Less than 1 percent of the roughly 1,800 phones in student dormitories at East Tennessee State University were in use this past school year, and those unwanted land lines have been removed, according to the school’s housing director.

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Tenn. students continue to improve on TCAP

Tenn. students continue to improve on TCAP

June 28th, 2013 12:30 am by Associated Press

The latest results from the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program show students have made strong improvement in math over the last few years, while there's been little growth in reading, education officials said Thursday.

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Sullivan committee votes to seek buyers for two former elementary schools

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June 27th, 2013 10:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission’s Building Committee voted Thursday to seek buyers for two former county elementary schools: Valley Pike Elementary School and Cedar Grove Elementary School.

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Hawkins school director, BOE weathering storm of controversy - VIDEO

June 27th, 2013 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The rumor around Hawkins County this past week was that county school director Charlotte Britton was going to be asked to resign at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting.

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Sullivan Gardens students see explosion of fun during annual Science Camp

Sullivan Gardens students see explosion of fun during annual Science Camp

June 27th, 2013 8:49 pm by Rick Wagner

It’s been a week of bottle rockets, roller coasters, Mentos fountains and other science fun for more than 40 students rising to grades 3-6 this fall at Sullivan Gardens K-8 School.

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New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods

New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods

June 27th, 2013 7:14 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

High-calorie sports drinks and candy bars will be removed from school vending machines and cafeteria lines as soon as next year, replaced with diet drinks, granola bars and other healthier items.

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Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

June 26th, 2013 8:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College is about to embark on a historic $35 million construction project. That is the largest capital project in its history, as well as the history of community colleges in Tennessee to date.

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Second round of applications set for Innovation Academy

June 26th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

At least 12 eighth-grade slots for Sullivan County students remain unfilled at Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, a joint venture of Kingsport City Schools and the county school system.

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