KCS seeks feedback on virtual option

Josh FloryOur Town Kids

In recent weeks, Knox County Schools has been gathering feedback about our reopening plan for the fall semester, and on July 15 Superintendent Bob Thomas will share the plan with …

Girl Scout cookies remain; $50 for 12 boxes

Brooke ConnerOur Town Kids

After the forced cancellation of more than 400 cookie booths, Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians has unexpected remaining cookie inventory of nearly 4,500 cases.
“This has never happened. These cookies …

Ashley Ketner is principal of K.A.E.C.

Sandra ClarkOur Town Kids

Ashley Ketner has been appointed principal of Knoxville Adaptive Education Center, effective July 2020. She joined Knox County Schools in 2004 as a program facilitator at K.A.E.C., where she has …

KCS gets new principals

Sandra ClarkInside 640, Our Town Kids, South Knox

Superintendent Bob Thomas has named new principals for Whittle Springs and Northwest middle schools and Mount Olive Elementary School.
Daniel Champion to Whittle Springs. Champion joined Knox County Schools in 2003 …

Girl Scout upgrades community garden

Brooke ConnerFarragut, Our Town Kids

Julia Tootle installed a weather station at a community garden located at Concord United Methodist Church as her Gold Award Girl Scout project.
The weather station, powered by solar panels, provides …