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It is perhaps one of the least-hyped weeks of the many weeks recognizing certain causes out there – it is Teacher Appreciation Week. I get a list from one of our newspaper sources each month telling me what exactly we are recognizing each month. One thing that I’ve determined is that while we all may not care for National Barbecue Month (which, FYI, is this month) because we may not
Staff Writer John Coffelt Students at New Union Elementary School are getting a detailed look at what they can do to help protect the environment during an outdoor, all-day event Wednesday for Earth Day. “One thing that I’ve tried to impress upon them in the lessons leading up to Earth Day is the power they have themselves to make a difference,” said New Union librarian and media specialist Jennifer Hartley.
Staff Writer John Coffelt Bouldering, an offshoot of rock climbing, involves much more than ascending a large rock. It’s a demanding sport that in addition to strength, requires purpose, agility and, moreover, dogged perseverance. Sewanee’s Saint Andrew’s Sewanee School climbing club members seek to perfect their bouldering Monday nights at the campus Bouldering Cave, a small lean-to section of the campus recreation shed, which had been turned into a
Nancy Harris, English as a Second Language teacher, has been selected as the Manchester City District Teacher of the Year for grades 5-8. Harris is in her 13th year as an ESL teacher and her 10th year as lead teacher for the ESL department. She divides her time among Westwood Elementary, Westwood Middle School and the administrative duties she has as lead teacher. Harris also mentors new ESL teachers in
Coffee County Schools will hold its first ever Teen Expo at the beginning of next school year for disadvantaged students at Coffee County Central High School, but organizers are asking for community help with the event. “We need sponsors and partnerships now to help with the planning, services, and items needed. School supplies, back packs, hygiene items, etc. are in great need for our disadvantaged students,” said system school counselor
By Josh Peterson, editor Hillsboro Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Tera Williams is selfless. She is worried about her students – their educational needs and their futures. But last week Williams was afforded the opportunity to soak in some praise for her selfless dedication. Williams, an 18-year teaching veteran, was surprised in her Hillsboro classroom by Director of Coffee County Schools Dr. LaDonna McFall, Hillsboro principal Angela Harris and members of