A federal judge ended the chance for parents to opt out of mask requirements for their kids based on the fact that this makes schools unsafe for special needs children. U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman issued an injunction against Gov. Bill Lee's order after parents of students with health conditions brought a lawsuit arguing that their kids couldn’t attend in-person classes because there were children who didn’t wear face coverings, according to The Blaze.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — A school and team rocked by tragedy has lost yet another key figure after Bristol, Tennessee school officials confirmed Trea Leonard, defensive ends coach for Tennessee High School, passed away. Leonard served as the school’s defensive ends coach since 2015 after successful coaching and teaching careers...
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The hits keep coming for Tennessee High’s athletic program. Less than a week after losing football player Micah Montgomery in a drowning, Trea Leonard, a Vikings assistant football coach, died. Leonard’s cause of death has not been revealed, but he was reportedly taken to a hospital during...
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. - Velma Buck loves being in school. She earned two degrees in math from Vanderbilt University, a business diploma from the Nashville Business College and completed coursework toward her doctorate. She took more classes in computer programming as technology began to evolve so she could stay current. “I...
Applications are now open for Tennessee Promise scholarships. The state scholarship program provides free tuition to a two-year college program to any person who has completed high school. Livingston Academy Gear Up Coordinator Vanessa Farris said that the program opens the door for opportunities many students don’t know they need.
At least 14 employees of Tennessee public schools have died since the academic year began after contracting COVID-19 — a toll that no single public or private agency tracks. The deaths, confirmed by the Tennessee Lookout, include a 42-year-old Metro Nashville Public Schools bus driver who “devoted himself to making sure every child on his bus route in the Cane Ridge cluster got to school and back home safely,” according to Adrienne Battle, schools director.
Counties with the most college graduates in Tennessee. The American philosopher and psychologist John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” Dewey advocated for an educational paradigm called pragmatism, which stresses the importance of learning academic concepts by experiencing them firsthand, instead of through lecture and repetition in a classroom.
Maryville 42, Bearden 6: Carson Jones was 15-of-18 passing for 150 yards and four touchdowns to lead Maryville. Noah Vaughn had 14 carries for 77 yards and a touchdown and Markel Fortenberry caught four passes for 43 yards and a score. Drew Parrott was 7-of-14 passing for 41 yards and a touchdown for Bearden.
JONESBOROUGH — The atmosphere was charged with emotion Friday night when Tennessee High traveled to Jonesborough to take on David Crockett in a crucial Region 1-5A football game. The Vikings had been dealing with the loss of teammate Micah Montgomery, who drowned last weekend, while the Pioneers suffered through the...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Tennessee Volunteers coach Josh Heupel is making a habit of visiting high schools in Knoxville area before the Friday night lights turn on. Heupel made stops at Alcoa High School and South Doyle High School in Knoxville on Friday ahead of Tennessee’s home matchup with Tennessee Tech.
Middle Tennessee State University and officials with the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, have formed a partnership to encourage education, research and innovation collaborations in STEM fields and other disciplines. MTSU Provost Mark Byrnes and Brig....
Tennessee Representative Mark Green (R-TN-07) announced in a Friday press release that he will be hosting his third annual Service Academy Day at Franklin High School on Saturday, October 2nd, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. with the formal program beginning at 12:30 p.m. Academy Day will provide interested middle...
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JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University was recently ranked No. 1 in the state as the top school for game design and animation. Not only that, my alma mater ranked among the Top 20 Game Design and Animation Colleges in the South, coming in at No. 12 for its animation program and No. 17 for game design. Both of these concentrations are part of the digital media program.
Editor’s Note, First Thought: If You Take The Money, Do You Have to Follow the Rules?. Meghan Mangrum, Laura Testino, Brett Kelman | Nashville Tennessean. This following article appeared in the Columbia Daily Herald. Tennessee’s current mask policy for students may infringe upon districts’ federal obligations to provide safe in-person...
School system survey finds consistently lower COVID rates in Southwest Virginia vs Northeast Tennessee
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Virginia’s statewide school mask mandate could be helping keep COVID-19 rates in Southwest Virginia schools lower than they are in nearby Northeast Tennessee schools, a News Channel 11 data study found. The study found that at least among the 10 systems that responded, the six...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Theotis Robinson Jr., a Knoxville political trailblazer and the first Black undergraduate student admitted to the University of Tennessee, has established a scholarship endowment for incoming first-year students at UT. The Theotis Robinson Jr. Flagship Pathway Scholarship Endowment will support student graduates from one of 38...
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) – Tennessee High School lost one of its own this week, but before their football game on the road at David Crockett High School, they found sympathy and tribute. Tennessee High player and student Micah Montgomery drowned at South Holston Lake on Sunday. David Crockett paid tribute...