The success of the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy charter school has led to a "brother school," so to speak. The all-boys school, Chattanooga Preparatory school opened this week.
More than twenty years ago, Joe Smith saw a need in Chattanooga. He used his athletic skills to encourage at-risk youths to put on boxing gloves, to channel their mischievous energies into something constructive.
It's a "mixed bag," according to state officials, with scores up slightly in some subject areas, and down slightly in others. However there were sizable drops, both statewide and in Hamilton County, in high school reading and English scores.
Hamilton County School Board members give superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson mostly high marks in his first evaluation, although his score falls short of Rick Smith's score in 2015.
Leading EdTech company Imagine Learning recently announced E.L. Ross Elementary School in Cleveland, Tennessee as one of their distinguished “Beacon School” award winners. Students at E.L. Ross worked throughout the year on the Imagine Languag
The US Marines have paid tribute to Hunter Northcutt, a Grundy County High School student who died of leukemia before he could realize his dream of becoming a Marine. The 6th Marine Corps District presented Northcutt's dad and sister, Marty and Tori with
It is camp season for Hamilton County students, and the newest summer camp is in full swing at thirteen elementary schools. Camp K is giving hundreds of children a much needed introduction to kindergarten. Throughout the month of June, four and five-year
Unit GA-801 at Ridgeland High School in Walker County has been selected as one of 125 units to receive the 2017-18 Air Force Distinguished Unit with Merit Award.
In Hamilton County, several school board seats are on the ballot in the August general election. It may come as a surprise that the school board member you elect in your district, may not end up representing your child’s school.
The nationwide Vans™ Custom Culture competition featured a pool of 500 entries, with the art program from Hixson taking the top honors and a prize of $75,000 dollars.
The Murray County (GA) School Board voted Thursday to relieve Supt. Eric McFee of his duties. He took office in August 2016, replacing Vickie Reed, who had served in the position for ten years.
Brittany Harris goes the extra mile each day at Barger Academy. On weekends, she takes her classroom on the road, and her hard work put her in the national spotlight.
Brent Eller has been named principal of East Hamilton Middle/High School, replacing retiring Gail Chuy. Eller has been principal of Loftis Middle School since 2012.
Ocoee Middle School in Bradley County has adopted a program called United Sound, which encourages longtime band members to mentor students with special needs.
Ravaged by a neurological disorder that would not respond to traditional treatments, Gage Henry's family turned to cannabis oil, a form of “medical marijuana,” and found almost-immediate relief.
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has announced that Polk County Schools is the recipient of an $867,210 GEAR UP grant over the next six years. The grant funds will provide services to students and families with the aim of increasing enrollment an
Rick Rushworth, principal at Lookout Valley Middle/High School, has been named the recipient of a 2018 Tennessee Music Education Association’s Outstanding Administrator award.
It's a question that resurfaces every year for parents of school-age children: At the end of summer, should we let them sleep in and squeeze every ounce out of their fleeting freedom?
Ten Hamilton County principals, including the county's longest-tenured principal, and another who leads the county's largest school, will retire at the end of this school year.
The First Robotics Team at Dalton High School (the Catabots) have earned the right to compete in the First Robotics World Championship in Houston, TX, next week. The team will leave for Houston on Wednesday April 18 and return to Dalton on Saturday April 21st.
The Country Music Association recently announced Ooltewah High band director Joel Denton as a recipient of a 2018 CMA Music Teachers of Excellence award.
At a board meeting on March 28, Superintendent Tim Scott, Director of Operations Rusty Lount and Chief Financial Officer Theresa Perry presented safety recommendations.
There has been a change at the top, at Brainerd High School. Hamilton County school officials are hoping Chris James can give the school a boost.
In a change of course from an earlier decision, Whitfield County Schools students will not be allowed to walk out of class on Wednesday to speak out on gun reform and school safety issues.
For more than a quarter century, radio host Dave Ramsey has shared financial advice on some five hundred stations. Now, his plain-talk approach to money matters is part of a required classroom curriculum.
Anticipating student-led walkouts as a statement against gun violence in schools, Hamilton County school administrators are advising principals to allow students to participate. On March 14th, students across the nation are planning to walkout at 10:00 AM for 17 minutes, and on April 20th, some are promoting the idea of students to stay out of school.
Hamilton Co. School Board member Tiffanie Robinson apologizes to teachers for her statement that the early retirement incentive "would weed out some of the older, more expensive, and possibly less effective employees."
Documents obtained by Channel 3 show a wave of recent hires by new Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson is resulting in the largest central office staff in years.
Cherokee County Schools has suspended Murphy High School Principal Thomas Graham in response to allegations of misconduct.
Jazmine Massengill and Elizabeth Balogun from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga were named to the McDonald’s All American Game in the same ceremony Friday as part of the McDonald's Hometown Heroes presented by American Family Insurance. Balogun, headed to Georgia Tech, and Massengill, who is committed to Tennessee, will be playing in the game, but they’ll be facing each other on different teams. Balogun will play for the West and Massen...