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Lonas airs approach if school director

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm

EDITOR brian justice While the Franklin County Board of Education was assessing Dr. Amie W. Lonas’ leadership potential as a school director candidate, the Florida resident, striving to get back to Tennessee, said her evaluation about what the system has to offer is strong. “It’s very evident you have a lot of administrators and teachers who care about the students,” she said this past week during a final job interview,

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    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Angus inducted into Phi Kappa Phi The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Rachel Angus of Winchester was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Angus was initiated at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Ga. Basham on dean’s list Bailey Basham, a native of Winchester, was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Dean’s

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  • School director final interviews next week

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

    EDITOR brian justice The Franklin County school director candidate tour and final interviews begin Monday, and local finalist Stanley Bean is first in the order. The Board of Education will hold public interviews for the three final candidates on: • Monday at 4 p.m. with Bean. • Tuesday at 4 p.m. with Dr. Michael Murphy. • Thursday at 6 p.m. with Dr. Amie Lonas. The board has also agreed to

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  • Donation made to Huntland Pre-K

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

    The Huntland School Pre-K department recently received a $100 donation from the Aerospace Testing Alliance Employee and Community Activities Committee for the Hatch iStartSmart App. With iStartSmart, students can engage in activities that develop readiness skills, teachers can access individual progress reports and parents can view progress in 18 skills areas. Pre-K Teacher Carlene Tucker, center, and Principal William Bishop II, left, accept the donation check from ATA E&CAC committee

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  • School director final interview dates scheduled

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

    EDITOR brian justice The Franklin County school director candidate tour and final interview dates have been set, and local finalist Stanley Bean is first in the order. The Board of Education will hold public interviews for the three final candidates on: • Monday, April 6, at 4 p.m. with Bean. • Tuesday, April 7, at 4 p.m. with Dr. Michael Murphy. • Thursday, April 9, at 6 p.m. with Dr.

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  • School Board selects 3 director finalists

    Posted on March 19, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    The answer is: Dr. Amie W. Lonas, Stanley Bean and Dr. Michael Murphy. After interviewing eight Franklin County School System director candidates extensively with a series of detailed, hard questions, the search moved a major step forward Tuesday with the School Board reducing the field to those three finalists. The board also has set April 6, 7 and 9 to interview the candidates each during full-day school facility tours and

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  • State of Education report details priorities

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released the 2014-15 State of Education in Tennessee report, a comprehensive review of Tennessee’s recent work to improve K-12 student academic achievement that identifies four priorities for public education in 2015. The 72-page report was released by SCORE’s founder and chairman, Senator Bill Frist, M.D., at an event attended by 150 education partners from across Tennessee, including members of the General Assembly,

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