Bygone days at Bell House School

Beth KinnaneDowntown, Our Town Stories

One of the great mysteries in Knoxville history is the location of Tennessee’s first state capitol building. In the early days when Knoxville was the capital of the Southwest Territory …

A closer look at 865 Academies

Beth KinnaneFountain City, Our Town Youth

The education news this week has been centered around two things: high school graduations and the disastrous consequences of Tennessee’s third grade retention law relative to TCAP scores. Congratulations on …

Megan Blevins changes hats at Inskip Elementary

Beth KinnaneNorth Knoxville, Our Town Youth

Hanging in the main entrance hallway at Inskip Elementary are banners, in Latin, indicating the qualities of a lion:

Fidelis-loyalty (yellow)
Viribus-strength (red)
Fortem-bravery (blue)
Superbia-pride (orange)
Patientia-patience (green)

For years, students and staff at Inskip …

KCS students appointed to Knoxville Youth Council

Josh FloryOur Town Youth

The latest group of appointees to Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon’s Youth Council includes several students from KCS high schools!
Congratulations to:

Charlotte Hickman, Central High;
Camila Mata, Farragut High;
Leilani Wilson, Career Magnet Academy;
Tiara Hill-Lee, Career Magnet Academy; and
Jayden …