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Johnson City schools among finalists for grant

Johnson City schools among finalists for grant

November 21st, 2013 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City School District is among 31 finalists out of more than 250 districts competing for $120 million in federal Race to the Top funding.

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NE Tennessee high school band instruments damaged by sprinkler leak

NE Tennessee high school band instruments damaged by sprinkler leak

November 21st, 2013 2:53 pm by Staff Report

A school official said a sprinkler head failed at Sullivan North High School Thursday morning, flooding the band room and damaging an undetermined amount of instruments, music, books and other items.

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ETSU president takes to Twitter to thank well wishers

ETSU president takes to Twitter to thank well wishers

November 21st, 2013 10:18 am by Staff Report

Dr. Brian Noland, ETSU president, tweeted that he and his family are "humbled" by the "outpouring of support" following a traffic crash earlier this week.

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Campus, community show support for injured ETSU president

Campus, community show support for injured ETSU president

November 20th, 2013 9:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Two days after being injured in a crash, students, faculty and staff are standing behind East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland as he recovers from serious injuries.

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3 teens charged in bomb scare that forced Daniel Boone evacuation

3 teens charged in bomb scare that forced Daniel Boone evacuation

November 20th, 2013 3:41 pm by Staff Report

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said two freshmen and a sophomore were charged with filing a false report.

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Quidditch craze sweeps into local high school.

Quidditch craze sweeps into local high school.

November 20th, 2013 7:56 am by Nathan Baker

Adapted from the pages of J.K. Rowling’s wildly popular “Harry Potter” series, the sport is said to be a mix of rugby, soccer, dodgeball and tag, but is all fun for the dozen or so members of Science Hill High School’s Quidditch Club.

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North Side Elementary School takes a stand against bullying

North Side Elementary School takes a stand against bullying

November 19th, 2013 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell

Kindergarten through fourth-grade students at North Side Elementary School have a simple message this week — don’t be a bully.

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Pop culture meets higher ed: College to name school after 'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy

Pop culture meets higher ed: College to name school after 'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy

November 18th, 2013 4:50 pm by Associated Press

It's kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication.

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Update: Boone freshman found with map, 'troublesome' items in bomb threat

Update: Boone freshman found with map, 'troublesome' items in bomb threat

November 18th, 2013 4:20 pm by Kristen Swing

Daniel Boone High School was evacuated Monday morning after a student allegedly told a classmate the X's on a map represented 'places we're going to put bombs in the school.'

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Is teaching a safe profession in light of recent school violence?

Is teaching a safe profession in light of recent school violence?

November 17th, 2013 8:32 pm by Associated Press

Experts say the phenomenon of student-on-teacher violence is too often ignored.

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