First KCS early release is today

Josh FloryOur Town Youth

Knox County Schools will implement six early-release days for students in the 2022-23 school year, and the first will be today, Wednesday, Aug. 17.
This proposal is designed to improve student learning …

Program diversity at Girl Scouts

Gretchen CrawleyOur Town Youth

Girls are first at Girl Scouts. And they always will be. Girl Scouts is her home turf, her go-to place where she’s free to try new things and just be …

ABES: New school is worth the wait

Sandra ClarkHalls, Our Town Youth

We got a peek inside the new Adrian Burnett Elementary School on Aug. 2, and there’s only one word: Wow!
Patti Bounds, District 7 school board member, asked Doug Shover, facilities …

Celebrating new Lonsdale school

Josh FloryNorth Knoxville, Our Town Youth

Knox County Schools on August 1, 2022, celebrated a ribbon-cutting for the new Lonsdale Elementary School. The school features a 94,400-square-foot building that includes 36 classrooms, four teacher work areas, …