Grant, reading tools assist Halls High students

Josh FloryOur Town Teens

Educators at Halls High School helped struggling readers make progress this year, with the help of some innovative reading tools and a private-sector grant.
In August, librarian Brandi Bowers and special-education …

Valedictorians leave mark, look to future

Josh FloryOur Town Teens

It’s the season of mortarboards and diplomas, a time when high school seniors across Knox County are being recognized for their achievements.
Graduating from high school is a great accomplishment, but …

Get help with financial aid

Julia WoodOur Town Teens

Students who are feeling overwhelmed by paperwork for grants, loans and scholarships have four upcoming opportunities to get hands-on help from financial-aid experts at Pellissippi State Community College.
Pellissippi State will …

TVA showcases robotics

Shannon CoxOur Town Kids, Our Town Teens

An estimated 80 students from area elementary, middle and high schools – along with students from the University of Tennessee – demonstrated their skills with robotics Tuesday at TVA’s West …