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ETSU hosting 2nd annual comic and anime convention this weekend

ETSU hosting 2nd annual comic and anime convention this weekend

February 27th, 2014 5:27 pm by Contributed - ETSU

Students may dress up as their favorite characters to attend ETSUCon on Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2, at the D.P. Culp University Center. Registration begins at 10 a.m. each day, and activities continue until 10 p.m. each night.

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Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

February 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by Lisa Whaley, Herald & Tribune

"They're starting to learn not to take things for granted, and they're very receptive to helping" - Jessica Gourley.

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Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

February 25th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school district officials say new rules proposed Tuesday by the White House and the Agriculture Department limiting the marketing of sugary soft drinks and unhealthy foods on public school campuses could affect contracts with major advertisers.

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Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

February 25th, 2014 5:50 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. on state Route 58, approximately two miles east of its intersection with U.S. Route 23.

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Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

February 25th, 2014 5:24 pm by Brad Hicks

"Realistically it will be the end of this week or first of next week before I will have all information to release in reference to the teacher suspension" - Director of Schools Denise Brown.

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Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

February 25th, 2014 11:26 am by Contributed

A committee of principals, central office administrators, and former district winners chose this year's recipients who will advance to regional competition for Tennessee's Teacher of the Year to be announced in October.

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Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

February 25th, 2014 10:47 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 24th, 2014 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

February 24th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Reports

A Unicoi County teacher has been suspended without pay pending an ongoing investigation, Director of Schools Denise Brown said Monday.

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Update: Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

Update: Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

February 24th, 2014 4:10 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A student gave the bullet to a teacher who passed it along to the administration.

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