Four of six eighth-grade graduates attended a recent reunion. They recalled everything from using dry ice to make a door knob “sing” to having lunch carried down to classrooms from an upstairs kitchen that used dry ice to keep ice cream cold.
The power purchase agreement would mean Ameresco would own and maintain solar arrays on 12 Kingsport City Schools buildings with a 20-year power costs savings projected at almost $3 million.
Kingsport school board member Todd Golden had asked the city system to check with the Tennessee School Board Association on the matter.
Christ Fellowship Church has partnered with Kingsport’s Adams Elementary School for a mentoring program participants say benefits the students, the mentors, the school and the community. The program in its third year is serving eight students so far this school year.
The Board of Education seems to be leaning toward a Monday in-service day tacked onto the end of the Monday-Friday fall break in between two weekends, meaning students would get 10 straight days off instead of nine.
They were the best of friends for six decades, sharing their lives while half a world apart, until two weeks ago when Australian Anne Beazley and Karen Wilcox of Church Hill finally met for the first time.
The students are in a high-performing academic group of less than 1 percent of graduating seniors, based on PSAT test results their junior year.
It’s a quarter-mile long with a view of much of the town of Wise, and it’s plenty of exercise, too.
The students took Advanced Placement courses.
Hawkins County School Board member Chris Chistian will be back in a familiar position next month after being unanimously elected chairman of the board at the end of Thursday's meeting.
Honored students either read at last 100 books last school year and over the summer or had the best reading improvement at their school.
Director of Schools Matt Hixson told the BOE Thursday that of those 35 students, 10 are completely new to the school system, and another 19 were planning on attending other institutions such as private school or an independent home school program.
New headquarters and operations of the STEAMWORKS Powered by Eastman in Education is at 200 Lynn Garden Drive.
Clinch School, located on the north side of Clinch Mountain, is the smallest K-12 pubic school in Tennessee, and as of Monday is the only four-day per week public school in Tennessee.
A reunion for all classes and friends of Sullivan is being planned for May of 2020 at the old Sullivan High School. In the meantime, organizers are sharing the history of education in the Sullivan Gardens community through stories like these.