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Bethel University received a safety grant from the State of Tennessee and the Office of Criminal Justice Programs tin the amount of approximately $306,000. The grant is part of a state-wide program … more
ORLANDO, Florida (June 28-July 3) — Five members of the West Carroll High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America qualified to represent Tennessee at the National Leadership … more
ATLANTA, Grassroots Newswire (July 3) — Two area career and technical student won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2024 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta, on June 26-27. More than 6,000 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest skill competition in the world and covers 1.79 million square feet, equivalent to 31 football fields or 41 acres. more
West Carroll Special School District Board of Education meets July 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the West Carroll Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria. more
The Huntingdon Board of Education will hold a meeting on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 5 p.m. more
John Penn Ridgeway is the new Tennessee College of Applied Technology president Henry/Carroll. A committee of the governing body, the Tennessee Board of Regents, selected him. Ridgeway began his service on July 1, following the retirement of TCAT President Willie Huffman. more
McKENZIE (June 27) — Bethel University has slightly reduced the number of faculty and staff during the past week in an effort to balance the budget. more
HUNTINGDON (June 19) — Students at Huntingdon Special School District will have free breakfast and lunches beginning with the 2024-25 school year. more
Tennessee’s new third grade retention law is adding undue stress on parents and grade school children. The new retention law hinges on the English Language Arts section of TCAP / TNReady testing. Third graders who score below or approaching proficiency face possible retention. Students who do not meet the required score on the state test must go to summer school and have a tutor for the entirety of fourth grade. Those students must then hit a specific growth goal the next year to move on to the fifth grade. If a parent believes their child does not need to be held back they can attempt to get an appeal. more
The McKenzie High School Alumni Association made $500 in total donations during the 2023-24 school year to the McKenzie Elementary, Middle, and High schools. more
PARIS (June 17) — The Paris and Henry County Healthcare Foundation announced Brett Toombs, 2024 graduate of McKenzie High School, as the recipient of the 2024 McLean-Pedersen Endowment Scholarship. Toombs will attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the fall, where she plans to major in Physical Therapy. more
McKENZIE — The recently formed McKenzie High School Alumni Association is planning its first alumni event to coincide with the annual MHS Homecoming in October. more
The McKenzie High School Alumni Association (MHSAA) presented senior Ava Mae Warman, MHS Class of 2024, with a scholarship in the amount of $1000. This is the first year for the scholarship to be awarded. more
GLEASON — Sherri Brawner, third grade teacher at Gleason Schools, is one of nine teachers in Tennessee vying for the distinction of Teacher of the Year. There are three finalist from each grand division of the state — West, Middle and East. Each now advances to the interview portion of competition in mid-June. more
McKENZIE (June 14) —Daniel Capua is the new band director for the McKenzie Middle School and McKenzie High School band programs. Capua is a 2024 graduate of UT-Martin, where he was in the marching band and served as field commander. He is a graduate of Westview High School. more
McKENZIE (June 11) — McKenzie Special School District Board of Education approved the 2024-25 fiscal year budget during its June 11 regular monthly meeting. The budget includes no tax increase to fund the nearly $15 million budget. The tax rate is $1.1844 per $100 in assessed value on real property. more
West Carroll School Board met on June 6 and discussed renovations to improve safety at all three schools in West Carroll Special School District. more
McKENZIE — The newly formed McKenzie High School Alumni Association is hosting its first event on October 4 and 5. more
MURFREESBORO — Middle Tennessee State University is congratulating 5,475 students who appear on the dean’s list for the spring 2024 semester. more
Two retirement receptions are scheduled for Willie Huffman, who is retiring as President of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Henry/Carroll. The receptions are 2-4 p.m. Monday, June 17, at the TCAT in Paris and from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the TCAT in McKenzie. more
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