Fourth graders from Jonesborough Elementary School took a step back in time to 1892 at Oak Hill School Friday morning to learn more about what classrooms were like in the late 19th century.
Graduation rates increased half a percentage point from last year to 89.7% in the 2018-19 school year, according to a report released last week by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Saanvi Goenka, 16, first shown an interest in student government in seventh-grade to be a voice for others. Now a senior in high school, she serves as President of the Science Hill High School Student Government Association.
Johnson City Schools was among the top 10 districts in math and English, according to the Tennessee Department of Education’s Thursday report on spring 2019 TNReady state assessment results.
Johnson City Schools’ Maintenance Director Joe Barnes likes to joke around with people who ask what he and the maintenance crew do over the summer.
Johnson City Schools held its Welcome Back In-Service program Thursday morning at Grace Fellowship Church, welcoming staff, administrators and teachers back to begin a new school year.
A lot of work goes into preparing for the first day of classes, according to Towne Acres Elementary School Principal Josh Simmons.
On Aug. 5, Washington County Schools will welcome back nearly 8,400 students and 620 teachers and staff to get the school year started on its first abbreviated day.
Johnson City Schools’ teachers, principals and staff, along with Superintendent Dr. Steve Barnett, will welcome students back on Monday, Aug. 5 with an abbreviated day.
As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, teachers are looking to keep up and find new ways to enhance student learning.
Tennessee students are among the most likely in the nation to take drugs in high school, according to a recent report from Project Know analyzing Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance data.
The 2018 TBI school crime report found that the overall number of offenses on school campuses increased by nearly 14% from 2016 to 2018. The TBI also reported 73,568 “domestic-related” offenses in 2018, reflecting a decrease of 5.8% from 2017 to 2018.
Days ahead of Independence Day, a new law requiring high school students to pass a civics test before graduation went into effect.
Principal Jamie Gray said he’s excited to kick off this new school year.
Pickering recently emailed the Johnson City Press to tell us more about herself, her work as an educator and experience with the local school system.