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Portland East Middle School’s Panther Tech robotics club sent three teams to the VEX Robotics World Competition recently. The club is under the leadership of PEMS Guidance Counselor Dale Sadler, who began the club two years ago.

Lacey Weaver’s 5th grade class at Portland Gateview Elementary School announces 4-H officers.  They are as follows: President Summer Allen, Vice President Cadence Shrum, Secretary Brooklyn Kiernan, Reporter Mallory Monday, Record Keeper Elleigh Hunter and Activity Leader Tristen Tarter.  The…

North Sumner would like to congratulate the following students for being selected the November Students of the Month: Back Row (L to R) Jameson Bailliff, Addi Kennedy, Parker Johnson; Middle Row (L to R) Caleb Pangborn, Wyndham Monaghan, Aiden Johns, Ivan Alberto Vielma; Front Row (L to R) W…

Mrs. Gosar’s 4th grade class at J. W. Wiseman announced the 4-H poster contest winners at their last meeting. Pictured(l-r) is first place winner Charlie Kate Wilkinson, third place winner Hannah Robinson and second place winner John Barnes.

Middle Tennessee State University has signed an agreement to extend the “MTSU Promise” to Volunteer State Community College, the sixth such pathway established for students with associate degrees to move seamlessly to the four-year university.

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Portland High School teacher Amy Barnett is incorporating the Dave Ramsey Education’s Foundation in Personal Finance course within the personal finance class she teaches.

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Celeste Martin had just moved from teaching in the classroom to counseling students in the guidance office at Goodpasture Christian School when she received the devastating news: a 16-year-old student had committed suicide.  

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A $4,000 annual pay increase for all Sumner County teachers, principals and other certified employees will take effect in January following votes by the Sumner County Commission on Monday and the Sumner County Board of Education on Tuesday.

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Sumner County Director of Schools Del Phillips presented the school system’s 2020 fiscal year budget to members of the county’s Education and Budget Committees last week. Both committees unanimously recommended the budget that projects nearly $249 million in revenue and $266 million in expen…

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Frustration over a two-phase rezoning plan that would send some elementary school students to four different schools in four years came to a head Tuesday night as several parents demanded the resignation or termination of Director of Schools Dr. Del Phillips.

Director of Schools Del Phillips laid out a $99.4 million school building plan to board members Oct. 23, saying he hopes to get construction started by next summer.

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The likely approval later this month of a 600-home development that could impact Station Camp schools has many asking if the county has plans to build more schools to accommodate the area’s continuing residential growth and, if so, can it afford to build the new schools without raising taxes.

After nearly two decades, David Brown recently retired from the Sumner County School Board, where he represented the 11th district.  He was on the school board for 18 years and began his tenure when Benny Bills was superintendent.

Sumner County Director of Schools Del Phillips continues to receive high marks from the Sumner County Board of Education – once again scoring a near-perfect score on his annual performance evaluation.

Sumner School’s TVAAS data shows strong performance among the county’s high schools, highlighting the district’s commitment to rigor in math, social studies, science and English.

Of the 166 bullying or harassment cases reported to Sumner County Schools during the 2017-2018 school year, roughly one-third, or 51 cases, were confirmed as actual bullying following an investigation.