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Time to commit

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:59 pm

College Commitment Day is May 1, the day on which students and their parents must decide not only on which college to attend but which college they can afford! No longer do students wait for an acceptance package in the mail, along with details of financial aid offers. Now almost all of that information is posted securely online at the college’s admissions portal. The excitement is in being accepted. The

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  • It’s a Family Thing

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    It's a family thing

        Miss Brittany Church, the 2014 Grundy County Spelling Bee champion from Coalmont Elementary, and Palmer Town Historian David Patton are shown with her proud family after the event. Seated (from left) are her parents, Jerry and Pam Church and grandmother, Jeweline Church. “I’ll always remember the 2014 Bee as “the year of Brittany,” said Patton. “She won the David Patton Spelling Award, the Y.B. Ashby Teamwork Award, and

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  • Local Head Start Program Scores In Top 10% Nationwide

    Posted on February 18, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Sequatchie Valley Head Start recently scored in the top ten percent of Head Start programs nationwide. The achievement was announced with the release of “CLASS” scores by the national Office of Head Start. The CLASS scores indicate how well classroom teachers instruct their children. Sequatchie Valley operates two centers in Grundy County, with two classrooms in Tracy City and two near Altamont. “We are delighted to know that we are

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  • GCHS Honor Roll

    Posted on February 11, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    Principal Lance and staff at Grundy County High School have announced the Principal’s List, A/B Honor Roll, and Perfect Attendance for the second nine week grading period of the 2013-2014 school year. Principal’s List: 9th Grade: Kristen Haley Bean, Alivia Jade Fann, Jensen Taylor Farris, Courtney Paige Johnson, Dana Hope King, Clarissa Dreanna Meeks, Karissa Danielle Northcutt, David Preston Oliver, and Elizabeth Ruth Simmons 10th Grade: Layla Rena Bundy, Madison

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  • North Elementary Honor Roll

    Posted on February 11, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    The principal and staff at North Elementary School have announced the Principal’s List, Honor Roll, and Perfect Attendance for the third six weeks. Principal’s List: Third Grade: Jarod Huntley, Aiden Lusk, Noah Lusk, Hannah Perry, Alec Richardson, and Isaac Johnson Fourth Grade: Alexis Brady, Tayle Fincher, Jenna Helton, Hunter Hobbs, and Lacie Woodlee Fifth Grade: Leah Hiett and Andrew Barrett Sixth Grade: Kennedy Brady, Jadan Campbell, Emily Hampton, Kirsten Hampton,

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  • SMES Honor Roll

    Posted on February 11, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Swiss Memorial Elementary Principal Kasey Woodlee and staff are pleased to announce the Principal’s List (all A’s), Honor Roll (at least 1 A and nothing below a B) for the third six weeks, and Perfect Attendance (students did not miss a day nor were they tardy or checked out early. These students earned a $20 PawBuck for their perfect attendance). Principal’s List: Third Grade (Crabtree): Jalie Ruehling and Jessie Weaver

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  • Coalmont Honor Roll

    Posted on February 11, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    The Principal and staff at Coalmont Elementary School are proud to announce the third six weeks Principal’s List, Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance. Principal’s List: Kindergarten (Broadway): Makayla Adams, Jax Baker, Sophie Burdick, Jaden Gipson, Kaira Hobbs, Logan Jones, Trinity Lemons, Gracie Moody, Skyler Reed, and Josh Simer Kindergarten (Ms. Misty): MeKelle Adams, Johnathen Seagroves, Malachi Strong, and Lauren Higgins First Grade (Burkard): Tona Cox First Grade (Woodlee): Elyssa Bell,

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