HVA Teacher Receives National Guard Promotion

HVA Teacher Receives National Guard Promotion

Earlier this year, Hardin Valley Academy math teacher 2nd Lt. Matthew Riddle celebrated a promotion to an officer in the Tennessee Army National Guard following a year and a half in Officer Candidate School (OCS).

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Iron Chef Competition Provides Hands-On Training

Culinary students from Karns High School participated in an "Iron Chef" competition on Oct. 19, an event that also provided hands-on training for students from the school's A/V Production class. On a recent Wednesday morning, students from Karns High School gathered...

First Lady Visits Sarah Moore Greene On National Tour

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden speaks with Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy principal Robin Curry during a school visit on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona also met with students and teachers during the visit. Students and teachers at Sarah...

Latino Student Alliance Provides A Place To Connect

The Latino Student Alliance at Hardin Valley Academy gives students a chance to make connections and celebrate their heritage. Club members include Eduardo Perez, Brisa Villatoro, club president Grace Rodriguez, and Brenda Moreno Bernal. On a recent morning, a group...

College Application Month Provides Support For Seniors

As many Knox County students begin their senior year, they are also faced with a question: What will they do after graduation? The district's college and career counselors are helping to guide these seniors with College Application and Exploration Month, a statewide...

New Incentives Bring Retired Teachers Back To Class

Vicke Pyles returned to the classroom this year as a teacher at Holston Middle School. New state incentives allow eligible teachers to continue receiving retirement benefits while working full-time. When Vicke Pyles signed her retirement papers in 2019, the veteran...

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KCS Community Gives, Receives During Holidays

KCS Community Gives, Receives During Holidays

Across Knox County, KCS employees and students take time during the holidays to assist those in need. Skikila Smith, an ELA teacher at Austin-East Magnet High, organizes an annual holiday shoe drive...

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Delaney Legacy Continues To Grow

Delaney Legacy Continues To Grow

Rev. Reneé Kesler, president of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, said educators played an important role in the lives of Beauford and Joseph Delaney. The Beck Center is planning a museum to...

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