The Hawkins County School System was praised this past week during an American Association of School Administrators seminar in Georgia for its Virtual Academy, and the flexibility it creates for students CTE (Career and Technical Education) programs.
His service to Farm Bureau has surpassed 50 years — 23 as a member of the board of directors, including the past eight as president.
Director of schools Matt Hixson said school administrators have asked custodial staff to continue to clean thoroughly, and for teachers to remind students to wash hands frequently and to cover their mouths and noses when sneezing or coughing.
Suicide prevention interventions are handled confidentially by counselors at the school level. Anecdotally, there has been a significant increase in the need for access to mental health providers for all grade levels.
Robert “Rob” Brooks, 84, drove a school bus for Hawkins County Schools for 57 1/2 years, the longest consecutive service as a school bus driver in the history of Tennessee.
Christmas came early for a group of Hawkins County students thanks to the Scottish Rite Masons, who delivered 349 pairs of shoes to deserving students at all 19 schools in Hawkins County.
The Bulls Gap Fire Department made its Third Annual Santa Run through the St. Clair community in Hawkins County with sirens blaring on Saturday, Dec. 7. Santa was accompanied by St. Clair Elementary School principal Mary Ann Davis. Parents and kids
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Hawkins County business owner Don Messina surprised Hawkins County school officials this week by donating $13,000 which will be used to wipe out all student cafeteria debt within the county school system.
He left Hawkins County Schools after about six months as superintendent and three years later started a career as a principal in neighboring Sullivan County.
“I can’t think of a higher honor than to have these necessary supplies donated in my name. What a blessing it is to work with such caring students and staff.” — Matt Hixson.
Hawkins County students utilized their communication skills last month to help express the importance of good attendance through a poster, essay, and video contest.
Keplar Elementary School's custodian Jesse Nuber spent Custodian Appreciation Day at his school earlier this month relaxing with his feet up while a group of students manned the brooms and dustpan.
Volunteer High School junior Ellie McLain recently attended the Washington Leadership Training Institute in Washington D.C. where she met with Sen. Marsha Blackburn and discussed the importance of Career and Technical Education.
In September each Hawkins County school hosted a Bus Driver Appreciation Day, giving students an opportunity to say thanks.