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Education

  • Rueff serves as senate page

    Elizabeth Audrey Rueff recently served as a page in the state Senate for the 107th Tennessee General Assembly.

    Rueff, a fifth-grader at Bowers Elementary School, Harriman, was invited by state Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman.

    She was accompanied to the Capitol by her mother and stepfather, Annabelle and James Fielden.

    Yager issued an invitation earlier this year for area students to experience the legislature in action as a page in the state Senate.

  • Midway students of month honored

    Midway Elementary School Principal Keevin Woody recently honored the school's January and February students of the month.

  • Still time to test for nursing program

    Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville still has openings for the last entrance test being given for the day practical nursing program on May 22.

    A $15 fee is payable at the time of registration.

    The computerized test measures math and reading skills.

    Applicants should call the center at 931-484-7502, Ext. 125, to register for the test.

  • School Field Trips Approved: April 2012

    Upcoming out-of-state and overnight field trips approved by the Roane County Board of Education in April:

    April 28 — Midway Middle Junior Beta Club to attend Lake Winnepesaukah in Rossville, Ga.

    May 4-5 — Dyllis Elementary Accelerated Readers (30-35 students) to attend Bedtime with the Beasts at Knoxville Zoo

    May 14-16 — Dyllis Elementary fifth grade to attend River Ridge Environmental Camp in Ten Mile

  • 2012 Teachers of the Year

    Roane County Board of Education recently recognized educators in the system who were named as Teacher of the Year at their respective schools.

    Also recognized were the Roane County Teachers of the Year. They are:

    Grades K-4 — Brenda Cate, Dyllis Elementary.

    Grades 5-8 — Lindsay Johnson, Oliver Springs Elementary.

    High School — Shawn Hirt, Midway High.

  • Still time to test for nursing program

    Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville still has openings for the last entrance test being given for the day practical nursing program on May 22.

    A $15 fee is payable at the time of registration.

    The computerized test measures math and reading skills.

    Applicants should call the center at 931-484-7502, Ext. 125, to register for the test.

  • High School Graduations 2012
  • RCHS sax player a rising star

    Saxophonist Michaela Grubb, a senior at Roane County High School, has risen to the top of her class and will be the featured soloist in this weekend’s Roane County High School spring band concert.

    Grubb will perform “Ballade for Solo Alto Saxophone” during the concert, which will begin at 2 p.m. April 29 in Roane County High School gymnasium, Kingston.

    Admission is free.

    Grubb began playing alto saxophone in 2006 with the Cherokee Middle School Band under the direction of Julie Stout.

  • McCallie at head of the class

    Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman Director Danice Turpin presents Klint McCallie, a student in the industrial maintenance program, with the Head of the Class award from Malco Products Inc.

    Once each school term, Malco Products recognizes outstanding students who are graduating from an accredited heating, ventilating and air conditioning course.

    The winner receives a metal-cutting TURBOSHEAR and a sheetmetal circular-hole cutting tool.

  • Roane State singers honored

    Roane State Community College music students Rebecca Staton of Harriman and Emilee Richardson of Kingston earned honors at a regional solo vocal competition that included performers from four-year universities.

    The National Association of Teachers of Singing hosted the recent competition at Murray State University in Kentucky.

    Staton placed third in the Underclass Musical Theater category, while Richardson placed second in Senior Women.

    Both Staton and Richardson are members of the college’s Celebration Singers.