Teacher training goes virtual

Jay FitzOur Town Kids

Tennessee teachers can learn computer science standards this summer by participating in digital readiness training offered by the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network.
The course is online, self-paced and can be completed …

Going batty for Girl Scouts

Brooke ConnerOur Town Kids

Margaret “Maggie” Kelley, from Sevierville, had a full Girl Scout experience – camping, earning badges, and completing her Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can earn. But what …

Deadline today for high school grade change

Josh FloryOur Town Kids

Today (4/29) is the deadline for high school students in Knox County Schools to decide whether to complete review educational resources in an attempt to increase their third-quarter grade.
Alternatively, students …

Knox Ed Foundation: What’s next?

Sandra ClarkLet's Talk, Our Town Kids

Let’s update Saturday’s column about the new Knox Education Foundation.
Bridget Correll Waller, media contact for the new foundation, said the column reads like I had no idea that Project GRAD …

Emerald Youth launches online campaign

John CrooksInside 640, Our Town Kids

Over the past several weeks, Emerald Youth Foundation’s leadership has been praying and seeking wisdom regarding the nonprofit’s annual prayer breakfast originally scheduled for May 1.
As ministry operations continue remotely …