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Most local high schools ahead of 90-percent graduation rate goal

Most local high schools ahead of 90-percent graduation rate goal

May 26th, 2015 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

A high school's overall graduation rate is a single number, but area high school principals and school system administrators say many factors go into that rate.

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Backyard Terrors a roaring time for year-round fun

Backyard Terrors a roaring time for year-round fun

May 26th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

Chris Kastner's back yard is full of his art, free for the public to enjoy.It just so happens that art consists of life-size dinosaur replicas.

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Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

May 25th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Reading is an easy way for children to continue to learn outside of school, and the Johnson City Public Library is hoping to make the activity even more enjoyable with a special program designed to make reading more accessible during the summer.

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Sevierville teen ready for National Spelling Bee

Sevierville teen ready for National Spelling Bee

May 25th, 2015 2:24 pm by Michael Collins, Knoxville News Sentinel

Caitlyn Marentette has known for some time she has a good grasp of how words are put together.Her mom has known since she was a toddler.

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Tennessee sites sought to offer summer meals to kids

Tennessee sites sought to offer summer meals to kids

May 25th, 2015 2:15 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

During the school year, roughly 650,000 Tennessee children get free or reduced-priced school lunches.

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Bullied to death? Family says they complained repeatedly to school administrators, but nothing changed

Bullied to death? Family says they complained repeatedly to school administrators, but nothing changed

May 24th, 2015 4:51 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The eighth grader's principal was asked to leave her visitation service. So were the county's school superintendent and several classmates.The family said these people did not belong. They didn't want to hear their condolences.

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Science Hill High School sends class of 2015 out with cheers, memories

Science Hill High School sends class of 2015 out with cheers, memories

May 23rd, 2015 9:46 pm by Jessica Fuller

Some are going to East Tennessee State University, some will be attending Duke University and some will go to Harvard.

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Science Hill graduate comes full circle to be ETSU's HIPAA compliance officer

Science Hill graduate comes full circle to be ETSU's HIPAA compliance officer

May 23rd, 2015 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

The world of medical information is changing and Lindsay Daniel is taking on the task of making sure it's handled correctly at East Tennessee State University.

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Elizabethton school board approves contract for new director

Elizabethton school board approves contract for new director

May 22nd, 2015 3:47 pm by John Thompson

The board also unanimously approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

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Grades upend two ETSU Student Government officers; VP assumes presidency

Grades upend two ETSU Student Government officers; VP assumes presidency

May 21st, 2015 5:06 pm by Dylan Chesser

Zach Tuggle and Morgan Southers, who were elected to the positions of president and secretary/treasurer, respectively, resigned from the ETSU SGA when their grades fell below the required GPA for students who serve on the executive branch.

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