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 …

Dine Out for Education is August 30

Josh FloryOur Town Youth

Knox County Schools is asking community members to participate in the 19th annual “Dine Out for Education” on Tuesday, August 30. The promotion, presented by Graphic Creations, is a joint effort …

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 …

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, …