The school system Wednesday launched its at-home learning website, and printed packets for grades K-5 also will be distributed at schools starting Thursday for those who have no internet service or prefer printed materials. Devices also are being distributed at school sites this week.
The Board of Education gave Superintendent Jeff Moohouse the authority to develop a staffing plan and to keep all employees getting a paycheck. A subsequent policy, procedure or resolution may be yet to come.
Sevier and Robinson middle schools had spirit parades of faculty and staff in their attendance zones, honking horns and waving through the two attendance zones of the two schools.
Among the four are one three-way contest for District 5 and the opportunity for another three-way race in District 1.
Sullivan County school board vote not binding on drivers who work for private contractors.
Students are being surveyed on whether they have a device or have one available.
Patrons of Kingsport Sonic had pickup bed picnics Saturday.
Two Sullivan County mothers who homeschool their children gives tips, hints and thoughts on education during the coronavirus shutdown of public and private schools.
They say folks visiting parks should also bring hand sanitizer, wash hands where restrooms are available, bring their own water and not get out if feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms.
Program will distribute free breakfasts and lunches from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. instead of two separate shifts of drive-thru, walk-through or bus deliveries.