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Education

  • Hiwassee College honors list

    Angel Chantel Edgemon of Kingston earned placement on Hiwassee College’s academic honor’s list for fall semester.

    To be eligible for the the honor, a student must achieve a semester grade-point average between 3.50-3.99 on a full course load of 12 hours or more.

    Hiwassee College is in Madisonville.
     

  • Newberry College dean's list

    Renard Flowers of Rockwood was named to Newberry College’s dean’s list for fall semester.

    Flowers is a junior at Newberry, which is in Newberry, S.C.

    Students receiving recognition on the dean’s list achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the semester.

  • The eyes have it, and here's how they work

    Dr. Silvia Mende discusses functions of the eye during a recent visit to two of Vivian Harris’ after-school science classes at Midway Elementary School.

    She explained the parts of the eye, showed replicas of eyes and talked about the most common objects that injure eyes.

    Afterward, the students dissected the eyes of cows and looked at the different parts.

  • Ten from Roane get ready to spell in regional bee

    Roane County will be well represented at the Southern Appalachia Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday.

    The bee starts at 9:30 a.m. at the University of Tennessee’s Alumni Memorial Building.

    The Roane students participating are Carly Brown, Harriman Middle; Nathan Byers, Ridge View Elementary; Henry B. Coen, Kingston Elementary; Matthew Charles, Dyllis Elementary.

  • Roane State Community College dean's list

    A number of Roane State Community College students from Roane County made the fall dean’s list at Roane State Community College.

    They include:

  • Sweet career path: Marshmallow creations help Midway students explore engineering

    Midway High School was among the 13 area schools Y-12 National Security Complex engineers visited to mark last week’s  National Engineers Week.

    The engineers discussed engineering fields and provided a fun but challenging engineering project to students.

    The students in Jared Phy’s agriculture class also used the opportunity to observe National FFA Week.

  • Who's that cat in the hat?

    Wednesday was Read Across America Day commemorating Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

    Guest readers visited Roane County schools and read to children.

    Director of Schools Toni McGriff reads to this group of attentive youngsters at Kingston Elementary School.

  • Teachers asked to TELL

    Gov. Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Education encourages educators to participate in the TELL Tennessee Survey.

    The TELL — or Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning — survey is the first statewide opportunity for teachers and licensed staff in Tennessee to provide input on their learning environment.

    The survey continues through March 11.

    School-based licensed educators may anonymously and voluntarily share their perceptions of the teaching and learning environment in their school.

  • DAR applauds OSHS’s Cannon as Good Citizen

    Oliver Springs High School student Dylan Wayne Cannon has been selected as a Daughters
    of the American Revolution Good Citizen for Clinch Bend Chapter, NSDAR.

    Cannon was selected for the honor by the school’s faculty and students.

    He will receive a certificate and pin from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

    The DAR Good Citizen is nationally recognized by colleges and employers as an indication of potential for future success.

  • Bowers taking Run, Walk for Education

    Bowers Elementary School, Harriman, will have its first-ever 5K Run and Walk for Education next weekend.

    The Bowers PTO fundraiser will be on March 12 on the school campus at 120 Breazeale St.

    Registration begins at 8 a.m.; the run and walk start at 9.

    Call the school at 882-1185 for details.

    Entrance fees are $25 for adults and $5 for ages 6-11; ages 5 and younger walk for free.