Spencer Long is home in Halls

Sandra ClarkHalls, Our Town Kids

Halls High School has a new head principal. Spencer Long has replaced Mark Duff, who retired. Duff had been principal at Halls since fall 2005 and previously taught social studies …

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 …

Discovery, Belk pitch in for prom

Josh FloryOur Town Teens

Prom season got a lot more exciting last week for students at five Knox County high schools, thanks to generous support from two corporate sponsors.
On Tuesday, Discovery Inc. hosted “Say …