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Students from around the county start back to school Tuesday, August 2 after a two-month summer break. The first day of school is a half-day for students, from 8 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. more
McKenzie High’s Rebels played host to McNairy Central and Camden in a three-way scrimmage Friday afternoon, July 29. more
McKENZIE (July 22) —The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) held its first public block party Friday, July 22. On campus, students, visitors and their families enjoyed activities including bowling, ring toss, a photo booth, a cake walk, golf, campus tours and a bake sale. more
The McKenzie Special School District faculty and staff are spending the last week before school starts in inservice, preparing to welcome students back August 2. more
The 2022 session of McKenzie High School Band Camp was July 11-15 for percussion and color guard students and July 18-22 for all members. The camp lasted from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day, with the band practicing outside in the mornings and inside during the afternoons.  more
As McKenzie Elementary School administrators prepare for the first day of school, they are also celebrating the installment of a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit inside the school’s gymnasium. more
Nathan Crenshaw, an Information Technology Systems Management student at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in McKenzie recently received his CompTIA Network+ certification. He also received his IT Operations certification for having his CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. more
Mr. Jamie Smith of Smith and Sons Heating/Air received a special award earlier this year from the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) at McKenzie. Mr. Smith very graciously worked with students in the HVAC program while a search for an instructor was underway. Students were able to receive on-site training while working with the Smiths. more
Ava Warman, a student at McKenzie High School, placed third in the nation in Visual Arts Division I at the 2022 National Beta Convention. The convention was July 1-4 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville. more
ATWOOD (July 5) — National Beta members from West Carroll Elementary and West Carroll Junior Senior High school worked over the last few months to prepare for the National Beta Convention. This summer, the two schools amassed sixteen national placements. more
MARTIN (June 27) — Cindy West, dean of the College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Martin, received one of seven President’s Awards presented to faculty and staff members throughout the UT system. more
Brian Hicks recently received his CompTIA A+ certification, the industry standard for launching IT careers in today’s digital works. It appears in more tech support job listings than any other IT credential. more
SkillsUSA held the National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Atlanta, Georgia during the week of June 20-24, 2022. Paul Prescott of McKenzie, Tennessee competed in the SkillsUSA Nationals and brought home the silver medal in the CNC Milling Contest. more
During McKenzie Middle School’s annual Bridge Camp, students worked to invent new and innovative product plans to present to a group of influential business people in McKenzie. McKenzie Middle School’s Bridge Camp is a summer learning camp created to help students reach benchmarks before advancing to the next grade in August. more
McKenzie High School Class of 1972 recently held its 50-year reunion at Chandler’s Barn in McKenzie where a catered dinner, old times and fond memories greeted classmates. Stories from yesteryear helped rekindle friendships and the class had a pictorial tribute during the dinner honoring 24 deceased classmates. more
Nine days after the demotion of former Director of Schools Lex Suite in a June 9 school board meeting, the South Carroll Special School District School Board announced Lisa Norris of McKenzie will take the newly-vacant position. more
KNOXVILLE (June 14- 17) — 4-H Academic Conference is a 4-H STEM event held on the campus of UT Knoxville every summer. Students from all over the state of Tennessee submit applications and are selected to attend the conference, based on their project work. The purpose of 4-H Academic Conference is to recognize outstanding 4-Hers who are actively involved in various projects, provide academic training related to the 4-Hers project areas, meet other 4-Hers from across the state, and experience life on a college campus. more
At the McKenzie Special School District Board of Education’s regular June meeting, the school board discussed and voted to hire two additional School Resource Officers (SROs) at McKenzie schools. more
MARTIN (June 13) — Madison Barker, of McKenzie, and Kaylee Taylor and Jessica Berry, of Huntingdon, participated in a nurse pinning ceremony May 6 for the University of Tennessee of Martin. more
Nikolas Heath of McKenzie is one of the two interns from the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) selected by L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) for the summer term. The interns will learn from experienced industry professionals while gaining hands-on experience in their chosen fields of study. more
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