A wide range of student accomplishments were the focus of the Board of Education at its regular meeting Tuesday.
Tuesday evening masters gardeners Joanne Irvin and Elizabeth Price were joined by four Boy Scouts from Troop 199 who were acquiring some of the community service time needed to earn badges by helping clean out flower beds at Price Public school
Students earned college credits for classes taken through the school’s dual enrollment program
WISE — Policy and future vision are key to developing a rural technology business sector, attendees at the SWVA Economic Forum heard Wednesday. More than 250 government, business and education leaders came to this year’s event.
To help raise funds for artificial turf at both Hawkins County high schools, VHS coach Josh Couch proposes a voluntary contribution be placed on Rogersville water bills allowing customers to contributed $1, $3 or $5 per month.
Kingsport City Schools teachers are in the third year of a four-year pilot for Micro-credentials, a program by the Tennessee Department of Education.
BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County School’s Sixth Annual Pinnacle Awards honored 34 school system employees for the 2018-19 academic year.Tuesday’s ceremony marked the last Pinnacle event for Director Evelyn Rafalowski, who is set to retire June 30 after a 42-year career in the system.
Chief Finance Officer David Frye said the reason for a slight delay in getting the Science and Technology Center ready for furnishings can be summed up in two words: wet weather
Wise County school officials on Tuesday took news of actual and proposed county budget cuts with a mix of anger and disbelief. “The one thought that I had today was that if our goal was to race to the bottom, we’re doing just that,” Superintendent Greg Mullins
The Wise County Board of Supervisors got a lesson on the county’s revenue base Monday after voting to put a proposed fiscal year 2020 budget out for public hearing in June.
"Clinch proved that the first year was not a fluke and the team was elated. Hopefully now everyone will notice the little gem of a school that is located in the very rural area of Hawkins County atop Clinch Mountain." — Coach Joshua Couch
The 22nd annual event will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sunnyside Baptist Church, 406 Cooks Valley Road.
Earlier this year, the Tennessee Department of Education designated Volunteer a Unified Champion School in recognition of its Unified Special Olympics program. The program pairs special needs students with other student peers who compete together in special track and field events.
The Tennessee General Assembly appoints members of the State Election Commission, which in turn appoints members of county election commissions across the state. At both the state and local levels, commission membership is split based on party affiliation.
UVa-Wise Chancellor Donna P. Henry said the school’s role as a public, liberal arts college has focused on preparing its students for success in careers and for citizenship and service.