Emerald Academy gets state award

John CrooksDowntown, Our Town Students

Emerald Academy was named “Charter School of the Year” by the Tennessee Charter School Center at the 2021 Charter Champion Awards which took place on Nov. 15.
“We are incredibly impressed …

Estus gets TSSAA award

Julya JohnsonOur Town Students, West Knox County

Christian Academy of Knoxville is excited to announce that CAK Athletic Director Ried Estus has been named the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) District II Athletic Director of the …

Forum scheduled for superintendent search

Josh FloryOur Town Students

Tammy Grissom, executive director of the Tennessee School Boards Association, will lead a series of stakeholder forums to solicit feedback about the search process and the next superintendent of Knox …

Emerald Youth marks 30 years

John CrooksNorth Knoxville, Our Town Students

Emerald Youth Foundation Legacy Dinner honoring Alvin Nance and celebrating the organization’s 30th anniversary drew some 900 people Nov. 16 at Knoxville Convention Center.
Nance is chief executive officer of development …