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Who's your principal? See the new faces at Knox County Schools for 2019-20  Knoxville News Sentinel

Is there a new principal in your child's school? Quite a few places have new faces, and we're keeping track of the elementary, middle and high school ...

Farragut High gets new principal, Siebe moves to HR job  Knoxville News Sentinel

Ryan Siebe has moved to an administrative position, and former Bearden High principal John Bartlett has been appointed principal of Farragut High.

TNReady: Knox students gained proficiency in most subjects, but some schools lagging  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fewer than half of students in Knox County, or Tennessee, public schools are proficient in the areas of language arts, math and history — but in most subjects, ...

Meet the 7 new Knox County high school principals  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden, L&N STEM Academy, Hardin Valley Academy and four other high schools are getting new leadership for the new school year.

Bearden High School lockdown over after unfounded E-911 call about 'suspicious person'  Knoxville News Sentinel

A lockdown at Bearden High School is over after an unfounded report of a suspicious person near the school.

Shopper News blog: Music shapes minds, says Hardin Valley orchestra teacher  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Bearden High School student paddles home in canoe after flooding rains  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Bearden High students met with increased law enforcement Friday after threat  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden High had additional law enforcement personnel on campus on Friday and performed random weapons checks after a social media threat targeting the ...

Local high school students build business, collect 1,400 pairs of socks for homeless  Knoxville News Sentinel

With an award-winning business project that helped collect socks for the homeless, the Virtual Enterprises class at Bearden High School seems to have the ...

Bearden High social media security threat under investigation, says principal  Knoxville News Sentinel

A Bearden High School security threat via social media is being investigated, says principal on Wednesday in message to parents.

Bearden High School Dance Team makes history with multiple national championship wins

The team took home the top prizes in pom and the sport's first-ever "Game Day" division at the 2019 National Dance Team Championships.

Bearden, Caleb Wilkins hand Farragut first loss of high school football season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Caleb Wilkins rushed for 147 yards on 17 carries to lead Bearden to a 17-13 win over previously undefeated Farragut.

Longtime Bearden coach and teacher set to retire  WVLT.TV

He's coached baseball, taught in the classroom and now even keeps Bulldog fans up to date on Bearden athletics via social media.

Bearden wins first state title, Fulton loses second straight championship game  WVLT.TV

Bearden and Fulton High Schools' boys basketball teams will compete on Saturday to play in the state championship game.

Bearden High School gets new head as KAEC principal takes over  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden High School Principal John Bartlett has left his post at the school and been replaced with Jason Myers, who most recently served as principal at ...

Bearden High students battle in the Big Apple for national competition  WATE 6 On Your Side

Bearden High School students are taking their talents to the Big Apple for a national competition with Virtual Enterprises International.

Bearden advances to AAA state finals  WVLT.TV

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Bearden High School boys basketball team is just one win away from a state title after Friday's 76-60 win over ...

Bearden High School through the years  GoVolsXtra

State 440-yard dash champion and future Tennessee Lady Vols basketball coach Holly Warlick is shown at right as a Bearden High School 11th grader in 1975 ...

Knox County Schools on 1-hour delay Wednesday, except these 8 schools are closed  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Bearden High School dance team wins double national championship titles

Bearden High School made history at the National Dance Team Championship in Orlando. They won double national championship titles. Feb. 5, 2019-4pm.

Bearden High School students perform Cole Porter classic "Anything Goes"

"Anything Goes" Bearden High School Thursday November 8th 7:30pm Saturday November 10th 7:30pm Sunday November 11th 2:30pmBearden High School ...

Knox County Schools to close Monday due to flooding, road closures  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Local teams win big at national dance competition  WVLT.TV

Congratulate two local teams, Bearden High School and Farragut High School, on their wins at the UDA National Dance Competition in Florida.

Bearden dance team wins state championship  WVLT.TV

Meet the Bearden High School Athletes of the Week! The State Champion Bearden Dance Team 🥇 On Saturday, these amazing Student-Athletes won the ...

6 East Tennessee High Schools among top 30 in state  WVLT.TV

The U.S. News and World Report annual list of top high school in the country named six in East Tennessee among the best in the state.

Bearden grad Lane Thomas hits home run on first MLB swing  WVLT.TV

His high school baseball coach, John Rice spoke with us on Monday about Thomas' early success in the big leagues -- something he's not surprised about.

Bearden names valedictorian, co-salutatorians for Class of 2019  The Bark

Every year, Bearden announces its Top Ten list which is comprised of the seniors with the highest GPAs. These students have worked hard throughout their ...

Dept. of Education appeals ACT’s decision to not score Bearden High School tests  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Four hundred and nine seniors at Bearden High School may have to retake the ACT, after an error led to tests they took last ...

All-PrepXtra girls soccer team for 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

The first eight members of the Knox News All-PrepXtra girls soccer first team are nominees for the girls soccer player of the year. The winner will be announced ...

Bearden soccer team enjoys another successful season  Knoxville News Sentinel

As Bearden High School girls soccer team members Emily Carlevato and Ashtyn Glover talked at the school earlier this week, they were sitting down in “the pit,” ...

KPD investigating two school shooting threats in one week in Knox County

Knoxville Police are investigating anonymous two threats made against two schools in Knox County this week. The first used an anonymous app called ...

Bearden coach wins East Tennessee Amateur  WVLT.TV

For the 2nd straight year, Bearden golf coach Tyler Lane wins the East Tennessee Amateur Golf Championship.

Bearden High teacher among finalists for Tennessee Teacher of the Year  Knoxville News Sentinel

Karen Latus, a world languages teacher at Bearden High School, is among nine finalists for the 2017-2018 Tennessee Teacher of the Year award, according to ...

Tennessee high school boys basketball statewide rankings  The Tennessean

The Associated Press high school boys statewide basketball poll.

ACT revokes additional scores from Bearden students  WBIR-TV

A handful of Bearden High School students who initially received their ACT results now say the company has invalidated those scores.

Bearden coach Jeremy Parrott honored to be part of basketball program  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jeremy Parrott thought he might like to be a lawyer. As he examined his life with the closeness of a top defense attorney, he found a different kind of bench.

Summer Camps Guide 2019: How to keep kids busy in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Complete list of Summer Camps in Knoxville, Tennessee for 2019.

Ex-Bearden star gave up pro dream to help kids  Knoxville News Sentinel

Though his basketball career trajectory at the time was rapidly trending toward the ultimate destination, his heart and spirit were being tugged elsewhere.

Knoxville high school student builds working ‘Iron Man’ costume for class project  WATE 6 On Your Side

When an East Tennessee high school student reached out to tell WATE 6 On Your Side he was building a working Iron Man costume for his senior project, we ...

Bearden's Roman Robinson, London Stephney step up against Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden was missing a starter with Drew Pember's injury, but got contributions from Roman Robinson and London Stephney in a big game.

Owner ends ties to Naples restaurant that began with 1970 Bearden prom date  Knoxville News Sentinel

In 1970, Bob Luper was a senior at Bearden High School and brought his prom dance date to the forerunner of Naples Italian Restaurant in Bearden. Little did ...

Why 15 Knox County high school students will perform a free concert in Market Square  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fifteen Knox County High School students have been working for weeks to prepare for their upcoming time to shine at CTE Goes Live on Friday.

'Prettiest gym in Knoxville' a throwback to another era  Knoxville News Sentinel

As Dan Kirkpatrick spoke of the classic varnished wood he was admiring in front of him last week, he sounded as though he was looking at a piece of vintage ...

Flooding on S. Northshore by Town Center could last weeks more. City says likely 'not anything' it can do.  Knoxville News Sentinel

City officials say much can be done about flooding that has caused a large section of South Northshore Drive to remain closed near Town Center Boulevard in ...

Knoxville area high school football rankings  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here are the top high school football teams in the Knoxville area entering the final week of the regular season. 1.Alcoa (9-0) — The Tornadoes enter their final ...

Bearden selected to host Arabic language class  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden High School students will have the opportunity to take Arabic as a foreign language this fall, becoming the first school in the county to offer the class.

Principal: Increased security at South-Doyle Middle School after shooting threat  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools increased security at South-Doyle Middle School Friday after a shooting threat was made late Thursday night and the school was placed ...

Bearden experienced its usual buzz in 2017  Knoxville News Sentinel

The year 2017 was a busy one for the Bearden and West Knoxville areas. As was highlighted in various stories over the last year in the Bearden Shopper News, ...

Bearden's Drew Pember signs to play basketball at Tennessee

Bearden High School's Drew Pember will stay close to home to play basketball at the next level. Pember signed his National Letter of Intent early Wednesday ...

Myers relying on his diverse experiences in education to lead Bearden High  The Bark

Nestled within an office in the West Mall, there lies a colossal Pop! Funko collection of superhero figurines. This impressive collection belongs to Mr. Jason ...

'Extremely skilled' three-star PF Drew Pember signs with Vols  247Sports

The signed National Letter of Intent didn't have very far to travel. When Drew Pember signed with the Tennessee basketball program on Wednesday, the start of.

Audit: Bearden HS booster club mismanages funds

A state investigation shows the Knox County Board of Education allowed a booster club to pay for the construction of softball training facility at Bearden High ...

Knox Schools budget includes 3.5% teacher raise, 3 new schools; heads to commission for vote  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education on Wednesday approved a $506 million fiscal year 2020 budget for Knox County Schools, including 3.5% teacher raises, ...

Knox flooding: Majority of properties assessed have minimal damage  Knoxville News Sentinel

The majority of properties assessed so far had minimal damage.

Local one-armed swimmer aims to compete at highest level  WVLT.TV

A boy born with one arm who nearly drowned as a child is now shooting for a spot on the Paralympic swim team.

Knox County parents, students share views on school security, welcome improvements  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools parents, students say school safety improvements are needed and share their views on security as students get ready to return Aug. 8.

Knox News Sports Awards: See the winners of the awards  Knoxville News Sentinel

The annual Knox News Sports Awards honored our community's high school athletes. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs was the special guest.

Knox County Schools: What's the cost of being a student?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Parents open their wallets a lot during the first weeks of Knox County schools resuming after the break. Here's a rundown of some of the expenses.

ACT: 'Misadministered' tests won't be scored, despite state's request — unlike April tests with similar error  Knoxville News Sentinel

The ACT board has said it won't score tests given to students at Bearden High, even though it ultimately scored earlier tests with a similar error.

Back to school 2018: Meet the new Knox County school principals  Knoxville News Sentinel

Find out who is new and who has transferred for the 2018-19 school year.

$100K Haslam donations: Just how Knox Co schools are using it

At Bearden High School, educators are looking to build a new future for the students through engineering, specifically robotics.

Prom 2019: Where you can get prom dresses, tuxedos in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

If you or someone in your family is planning to go to prom, here is a guide to where to purchase dresses and rent or buy tuxedos in Knoxville.

Knoxville's Pember, Glover talk futures at Tennessee, Florida  247Sports

Drew Pember is 6-foot-10, skinny and white. Ques Glover is an African-American perhaps generously listed right at 6-feet but certainly not rail-thin.

East TN standouts sign to play Division I golf, SEC baseball, and more  WVLT.TV

Below is a list of East Tennessee high school athletes who've signed their national letters of intent (NLIs) to play collegiate sports. Got an update you'd like to ...

Bearden's American Sign Language program offers unique world language credits to students  The Bark

Bearden introduced American Sign Language as a new foreign language class at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. The class is currently taught by ...

10 About Town: April 25 - 28, 2019

Dogwood Arts Festival, wine at the zoo, and Volapalooza.

Shopper News blog: Central Baptist stretches ministry with Ninja Gym  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...

Blount County Schools will no longer name valedictorian, salutatorian after class of 2021  Knoxville News Sentinel

The schools will use the Latin honors system for students graduating in the class of 2022 and beyond.

Election 2018: Is Knox County slowly turning blue?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Eight Knox County precincts flipped from Republican to Democratic from 2016 to 2018 in two key State House races. Does it mean anything going forward?

Parents pay for indoor softball facility

Two parents left footing the bill for an indoor softball facility at Bearden High School filed a complaint against Knox County School administrators alleging an ...

LIVE: WVLT covers school shooting plot WVLT - Video  WVLT.TV

WVLT News is live to cover the investigation into a thwarted school shooting plot in Cumberland County.

How Tennessee basketball signee Drew Pember handled uncertainty over Rick Barnes on the longest Monday of his life  Knoxville News Sentinel

Drew Pember, a Tennessee basketball signee, refreshed his Twitter feed on Monday and prayed as he awaited for Rick Barnes' decision to stay.

Shopper News Blog: Baseball camp a home run at Karns High School  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...

U.S. News & World Report: Here's how high schools rank by metro area in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top high schools by metro area, including Knoxville, Nashville and others.

Bus driver shortage leads to chronic delays at 4 Knox County schools  Knoxville News Sentinel

A slight school bus driver shortage with some of Knox County Schools' bus contractors is largely the culprit behind a pattern of delayed buses at Northshore ...

'It's a monster': Massive sinkhole swallows half of road in North Knox after flooding  Knoxville News Sentinel

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'I was addicted': TN high school, college students react to FDA ban on flavored e-cigarettes  Knoxville News Sentinel

The FDA's ban on some e-cigarette flavors including those sold by Juul could impact Tennessee teens who vape and businesses that sell the products.

Maryville schools director: More 'vaping' offenses this year than smoking over last decade  Knoxville News Sentinel

Maryville Director of Schools Mike Winstead said vaping, or use of e-cigarettes, among students has been more of a problem in the past year than traditional ...

Bridges to past bravery abound in East Tennessee

Memorial Day honors those who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Their sacrifice is also honored year-round at bridges throughout the region.

Knox School Board approves early retirement incentive plan  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education unanimously approved an early retirement incentive plan that could potentially save Knox County Schools millions of ...

The King's Academy's Regan Weekly named Gatorade Tennessee softball player of the year  Knoxville News Sentinel

Regan Weekly, a second baseman at The King's Academy, was named the Gatorade Tennessee softball player of the year. Weekly is a Dartmouth signee.

Lawmakers negotiating Tennessee vouchers include strong ties to private, home school  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Six of the 10 Tennessee legislators negotiating the future of Gov. Bill Lee's education voucher proposal have strong ties to private or home schools, while only ...

Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm sustains major flood damage: over a foot of water inside, dock collapsed  Knoxville News Sentinel

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East Tennessee High School Football: Week 10 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

TSSAA high school football game updates from across East Tennessee and Knoxville.

Distinguished track and field coach Bob LeSueur dies  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bob LeSueur, the last track and field coach to lead Bearden High School's boys to an outdoor state championship, died on Wednesday after battling cancer.

In West Knoxville, money and people pour in, but it wasn't always that way  Knoxville News Sentinel

How did West Knoxville turn into a commercial and residential powerhouse, and why? A look back and ahead.

East Tennessee Scholars' Bowl in its 35th season  WVLT.TV

The East Tennessee Scholars' Bowl is in its 36th season airing on East Tennessee PBS.

Updated road conditions: Water receding, but slides, floods still have some roads closed, compromised  Knoxville News Sentinel

Floodwater in some areas of Knoxville was receding Sunday, but there are still trouble spots leading to road closures and restrictions in the area.

2018 Knoxville-area high school football schedules  Knoxville News Sentinel

All the regular-season schedules for Knoxville area football teams.

KUB: Thousands without power in Knox County after overnight storms; voting affected  Knoxville News Sentinel

Severe overnight storms blew through Knox County early Tuesday morning, leaving thousands in the dark.

2018 All-PrepXtra boys and girls swim teams  Knoxville News Sentinel

The 2018 All-PrepXtra boys and girls swim teams and the swimmer of the year nominees are announced.

2019 point guard Jacques Glover commits to Florida  Southeast Hoops

Jacques Glover, a 3-star guard in the 2019 recruiting class, has announced his commiment to Mike White and the Florida Gators.

Knox County Schools graduations wrap up Saturday  WBIR-TV

Graduation week ends Saturday with five final schools honoring seniors from the KCS system.

City and Knox Co. government to receive February flood assistance from FEMA, residents will not  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County government will receive FEMA assistance for February flood damages. However, Knox County residents will not.

Top 10 high school football teams in Knoxville area  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the best teams in and around Knox County after the first round of the playoffs?

Bearden softball tries to rebuild with questions still unanswered  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Bearden High School softball team saw improvement over the course of a tough season after all the turmoil created by Leonard Sams' departure last year ...

Fulmer: 'It stings to make this decision' but Warlick had to go  WVLT.TV

WVLT sports contributor and ESPN writer Chris Low confirms Tennessee has parted ways with head coach, longtime assistant, and legendary player Holly ...

Want to donate a park bench?  The knoxville focus

By Mike Steely. If you've visited the public parks in Knox County or Knoxville you've probably noticed benches in those parks with ...

Joe Bailey opts out of mayor race, cites family obligations  Knoxville News Sentinel

Former vice mayor Joe Bailey has decided not to run for mayor this year “due to personal obligations as a single parent with children.” Bailey says he is not ...

Science Hill falls to Bearden in 1-AAA final, 3-0  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KNOXVILLE — The Science Hill girls soccer team had a tough task ahead of them on Thursday night, going on the road to play Bearden's Lady Bulldogs for the ...

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