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Johnson City administrators deem first day of school a success

Johnson City administrators deem first day of school a success

August 5th, 2013 4:59 pm by Rex Barber and Nathan Baker

Thousands of students returned to Johnson City schools Monday

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Wet weather delays start of school for Love Chapel students

Wet weather delays start of school for Love Chapel students

August 5th, 2013 1:05 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The start of of the 2013-14 school year for Love Chapel Elementary School students will be delayed by one week.

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Annual Back 2 School Bash a smash with children, parents

Annual Back 2 School Bash a smash with children, parents

August 5th, 2013 9:18 am by Jennifer Sprouse

The second annual Back 2 School Bash, an event set up to help equip kids with some basic school supplies as well as distribute important school, health and lifestyle information to local parents, was held Saturday at ETSU.

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ETSU buildings, sites get new addresses; roads get new names

ETSU buildings, sites get new addresses; roads get new names

August 5th, 2013 8:46 am by Rex Barber

Each building on the ETSU campus now has a specific number to help 911 responders better locate the site of an emergency.

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Digging into history: Local students help uncover ancient mosaic in Israel

Digging into history: Local students help uncover ancient mosaic in Israel

August 3rd, 2013 8:09 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Four Wofford College students participated in an archaeological dig in Israel this summer, where Palmer Cantler, of Johnson City and Ethan Todd, of Kingsport, helped unearth an ancient mosaic.

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Washington County schools face expensive security upgrades

Washington County schools face expensive security upgrades

August 2nd, 2013 10:07 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County schools need millions of dollars in upgrades to meet today’s security standards, Director of Schools Ron Dykes said Friday.

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Love Chapel Elementary to delay opening for first school day

Love Chapel Elementary to delay opening for first school day

August 2nd, 2013 2:50 pm by Staff Reports

Director of Schools Denise Brown announced Friday that Love Chapel Elementary School will be delayed in opening for their first day of school because of the amount of rain over the last two months.

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Washington County Board of Education votes to limit enrollment at four schools

Washington County Board of Education votes to limit enrollment at four schools

August 1st, 2013 10:12 pm by Nathan Baker

In an effort to relieve overcrowding, the Washington County Board of Education voted Thursday night to close enrollment to new students who reside outside the attendance zones of Boones Creek and Jonesborough schools, but rejected a similar measure that w

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Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

August 1st, 2013 8:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Parents and schoolchildren won’t be the only additions to the morning and afternoon traffic flow next week, because there will also be plenty of law enforcement on hand to make sure everyone is safe.

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Ready or not: Students, teachers prepare to head back to class

Ready or not: Students, teachers prepare to head back to class

July 31st, 2013 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

As the first day of school approaches for schoolchildren in Johnson City and Washington County, teachers and administrators are preparing their classrooms and hoping the learning curve won’t be too steep when a new curriculum debuts.

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