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WeCARE set to help 229 children

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:16 am

  Manchester City Schools will aid 229 children at the annual WeCARE event Saturday at Westwood Elementary School. “This is something that we take great pride in doing for our less fortunate students,” said Westwood Elementary and Middle Schools Family Resource Coordinator BJ Fann. Each year the community pulls together to help the less fortunate students start on an equal footing, said College Street Elementary School FRC director Diane Bouldin.

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  • Library holds writer workshop

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 11:33 am

    “You’re not going to be able to write a book and make everybody happy” –             Honor Raconteur, local author and publisher   Staff Writer John Coffelt Coffee County Manchester Public Library is hosting two additional writer workshop sessions at 3 p.m. on Mondays as part of its summer reading series. “We are hoping to encourage kids to write,” said Youth Services Specialist Virginia Kiviniemi. “We have quite a few kids

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  • Community involvement adds value to career and technical education

    Posted on June 10, 2014 at 2:59 pm

      Career and technical education classes at Coffee County High School would be less successful without the continued support of the community.  Each area has an advisory board of business leaders that offer assistance with the programs throughout the year.  These advisory board members are gathered each April in an effort to thank them for their contributions and to inform them about any upcoming changes to the programs.  The members

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  • CHS class of 2014 bids farewell

    Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Haley Trail celebrates after getting her diploma Friday night. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    The Class of 2014 said farewell to Central High School in celebratory fashion Friday night at Carden-Jarrell Field, with approximately 350 students throwing their caps in the air at the end of the night to signal the end of a 13-year journey. “Wherever you go, whatever you do, in your struggle – don’t forget the dream,” CHS principal Joey Vaughn told the class after a motivational story of a cyclist

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  • Manchester City Schools to relocate central office

    Posted on May 20, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Mark's building

    Manchester City Schools Board of Education, in a 4-1 vote, approved a lease agreement Thursday at its monthly meeting and the go ahead for the system to relocate into an office building at 121 N. Irwin St. on the downtown square. The 7,000-square-foot building currently houses attorney Mark Williams’ law practice and the offices of District Attorney Child Support Division. According to public records, the building is owned by Mark

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  • Aiming high in STEM aviation– second class of aviation program graduates after school program

    Posted on May 13, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Aviation grad

        Click here for more graduation photos Westwood Middle School’s after school STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) aviation program graduated its second class of students Tuesday. The program, offered through a partnership with Arnold Air Force Base STEM Center, teaches STEM topics using an aviation theme. Students fly virtual aircraft to study science concepts such as energy/forces and modify existing aircraft designs to improve aircraft performance and learn

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  • Coffee County Schools to dismiss at 2 p.m. Tuesday due to severe weather threat

    Posted on April 29, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    ***12:05 p.m.*** Coffee County Schools will dismiss at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) due to the threat of severe weather, said Coffee County Director of Schools Dr. LaDonna McFall. ESP will be open.

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