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Education

  • Bowers Elementary honor roll: Second Nine Weeks, 2011-12

    A Honor Roll

    Third Grade
    Taele Cohoon

    Holly Kebeck

    Jake Wray

    Harlea Shillings

    Maria Ibarra

    Bailey Mynatt

    Shabre’ Eskridge

    Somer Stevens

    Chasidy Fly

    Emma Ward

    Aden Carter

    Austin Oliver

    Morgan Grigsby

    Bailey Taylor

    Baylee Mize

    Mica Holmes

    Aleena Goldston

  • Bowers Elementary honor roll: First Nine Weeks, 2011-12

    A Honor Roll

    Third Grade
    Austin Bingham

    Alex Kirkland

    Hope Spradlin

    Shabre’ Eskridge

    Kayla Casebier

    Dylan Page

    Alexia Davis

    Aden Carter

    Bailey Mynatt

    Addy Woitaszewski

    Bailey Taylor

    Baylee Mize

    Emma Ward

    Chasidy Fly

    Aleena Goldston

    Austin Oliver

    Mica Holmes

  • College Goal Tenn. teaches students about financial aid

    Tennessee high school seniors and parents will have opportunities to hear about applying and paying for college by attending College Goal Tennessee.

    College Goal Tennessee offers students and parents completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, expert assistance from hundreds of professionals in the financial aid, admissions, secondary, and higher education communities.

  • School calendars for next 2 years unveiled

    The Roane County Board of Education had another lengthy school calendar discussion last week.

    Longtime Board Member Mike “Brillo” Miller, who thinks the county starts school too early, once again found himself on the losing end of the debate.

    The board approved the 2012-13 calendar by an 8-2 vote.

    Rob Jago joined Miller in voting against it.

    “You know how I am about the calendar,” Miller said. “I just don't think we ought to start until after Labor Day.”

  • Get shots up to date, or no school this fall

    Stricter Tennessee laws regarding immunization requirements will have a detrimental effect on students entering Roane County Schools this fall.

    Students without proper immunizations will be prohibited from starting the school year in August, said Patricia Wells, school health coordinator of Roane County Schools.

    All Pre-K, kindergarten and present sixth-graders advancing to seventh grade this fall must receive proper immunizations before entering school.

  • ET band clinics feature several RCHS students

    Several students at Roane County High School, Kingston, were chosen to participate in the East Tennessee Band & Orchestra All East Honors Bands earlier this month.

    During tryouts at Bearden High School in Knoxville, each student was graded by a panel of East Tennessee band directors on a prepared solo, scales and the ability to sight read.

    Students chosen will be part of four bands representing all areas of East Tennessee.

    The bands will rehearse for two days and present a concert in Gatlinburg on Feb. 4.

  • Good Midway Middle students get special visits from an Angel

    Angel Thurman, an East Tennessee aspiring singer/songwriter, recently performed at Midway Middle School as an end-of-the-quarter incentive.

    As part of the School-wide Positive Behavior Support plan, students who have no office referrals and are caught up on all school work at the end of each grading period are rewarded with a school-wide incentive for following the three school rules: Be Ready, Be Responsible, Be Respectful.

  • King College honors: Fall 2011

    King College recently honored Roane County students in traditional and professional studies undergraduate programs who received academic honors for fall semester.

    Shirley Ann Carter of Kingston and Jerry Michele Crowe of Rockwood were named to the president’s list.

    The president’s list recognizes students who take at least 12 hours of academic work and achieve a 4.0 semester grade-point average.

  • Savannah College of Art and Design dean's list: fall 2011

    Meagan Linley of Kingston was named to the dean’s list at Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter.

    Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 and higher for the quarter earn the recognition.

    The school is based in Savannah, Ga.

  • School science help offered

    URS-CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) LLC is accepting proposals from area schools for educational grants with a specific goal of enabling new instructional methods in science, technology, engineering and math.

    UCOR Education Mini-Grants will be awarded directly to teachers and schools for specific projects.

    All teachers are welcome to apply, but proposals should focus on science, technology, engineering and math projects. For instance, a music teacher might apply for a grant for a math-related project within the field of music.