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Forty-four students from Cumberland County High School traveled to Gatlinburg for the 94th Annual Tennessee State FFA Convention. The convention was filled with over 4,000 students who demonstrated strong leadership skills, professionalism, and came to compete as their passions were illumina…

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Five students from Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Crossville earned medals in the recent SkillsUSA competitions held in Chattanooga.

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The Art in the Park event held last week at Crossville’s Centennial Park proved to be a success with ribbons, cash prizes, free Naxolone training, free food and anti-drug information available for attendees and participants.

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At the beginning of this school year, Ethan Tipton, Stone Memorial High School band director, became aware a number of SMHS students had never played in a school band and were now interested in learning to play an instrument. 

Monday – Choice of one: Meatball subs, buffalo chicken bites, homemade grilled cheese, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pockets with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Homemade vegetable soup, corn nuggets, curly fries or veggie juice. Choice…

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Six young men from Cumberland County High School and Stone Memorial High School will attend the No. 1 American Legion Boys State program in the nation at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville the week of May 22. 

Stone Memorial High School student Tina Tung placed first with her senior individual paper, “Black Lives Matter: The Diplomatic Sanitation Workers’ Strike of Memphis, Tennessee,” in the 22nd annual East Tennessee History Day Regional Competition. 

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Stone Memorial High School students in Chelsea Phillips’ Agriculture Science class learned to extract DNA from a strawberry as a culmination of their genetics unit of study. The students’ hands-on, enjoyable learning experiences have helped them to understand the complexity of DNA. The lesso…

Monday – Choice of one: Macaroni and cheese, popcorn chicken smackers, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pocket with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Garden side salad, green peas, mashed potatoes or veggie juice. Choice of one: Sliced peach…

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Pine View celebrated Read Across America March 1. The whole school enjoyed activities to promote literacy and reading. 

Monday – Choice of one: Meatball subs, buffalo chicken bites, homemade grilled cheese, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pockets with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Homemade vegetable soup, corn nuggets, curly fries or veggie juice. Choice…

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Whitney Cole’s third-grade class at South Cumberland Elementary won the “Zoom with Zakai” challenge in which University of Tennessee freshman guard Zakai Zeigler challenged Tennessee students to show their Volunteer Spirit. Cole’s class had two words: “Challenge accepted.” With the help of t…

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Homestead Elementary’s kindergarteners celebrated the 100th Day of School on Monday, Jan. 24. Students dressed up and participated in a variety of activities to celebrate the milestone. 

Monday – Choice of one: Homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic toast, baked chicken zoo nuggets, peanut butter or soy butter and jelly pockets with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Fresh cut broccoli, green peas, mashed potatoes or veggi…

Stone Memorial High School kicked off the Panther Pack on Jan. 12. Approximately 44% of the student body became members and were recognized for academic, attendance and behavior success. The students and teachers are excited about the new opportunities presented. This semester’s Panther Pack…

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Agriculture is part of our daily lives—from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. This week, more than 735,000 FFA members across the country will share the story of agriculture as part of National FFA Week. Mayor Allen Foster met with Cumberland County High School students FFA Officer Kee…

Monday – Choice of one: Macaroni and cheese, popcorn chicken smackers, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pocket with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Garden side salad, green peas, mashed potatoes or veggie juice. Choice of one: Sliced peach…

Monday – Choice of one: Macaroni and cheese, popcorn chicken smackers, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pocket with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Garden side salad, green peas, mashed potatoes or veggie juice. Choice of one: Sliced peach…

The Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has announced they are currently accepting applications for the Holder-Bush Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually in the amount of $300 to a deserving Cumberland County student majoring in some field of ag…

Monday – Choice of one: Meatball subs, buffalo chicken bites, homemade grilled cheese, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pockets with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Homemade vegetable soup, corn nuggets, curly fries or veggie juice. Choice…

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North Cumberland Beta Club students spent two evenings after school making blankets. These lap blankets were taken to the Cumberland County Cancer Center on Tuesday, Dec.  7. Included with the blanket was a Christmas card signed by all the Beta students. The club is working on giving back to…

Monday – Choice of one: Meatball subs, buffalo chicken bites, homemade grilled cheese, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pockets with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Homemade vegetable soup, corn nuggets, curly fries or veggie juice. Choice…

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Crossville Post 163 of The American Legion recently presented an overdue Boys State Governor’s Plaque to CCHS graduate Trevor Parsons. Trevor was elected Governor of Boys State in Tennessee in 2019. Trevor’s brother, Logan Parsons, also a CCHS graduate, was elected Governor in 2013, and has …

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In the week before winter break, Summershea Shadden’s sixth-grade English and Language Arts classes at North Cumberland Elementary prepared gingerbread houses to celebrate the season. The students used different types of candy to decorate their festive abodes.

Monday – Choice of one: Macaroni and cheese, popcorn chicken smackers, peanut butter or soybutter and jelly pocket with yogurt, grilled chicken salad with fresh pineapple or Lunchables. Choice of two: Garden side salad, green peas, mashed potatoes or veggie juice. Choice of one: Sliced peach…

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FFA members from Cumberland County High School faced their fears of public speaking and competed in the FFA Conduct of Chapter Meeting and Parliamentary Procedure Highland Rim District Contests hosted by Cumberland County FFA. Ten freshmen competed in the FFA Conduct of Chapter Meeting Conte…

Stone Memorial High School English teacher Rachel Martin has had her Senior English classes reading a Vietnam War novel. She invited several military veteran guest speakers to visit her classes as part of this instructional unit and in honor of Veterans Day. The guest speakers included Bob B…

Throughout November, the Student Council at North Cumberland Elementary held a Fall Food Drive for the Good Samaritans of Cumberland County. Together, the school collected 1,000 food items and raised $1,031.21. The club is sponsored by eighth-grade history teacher Debra Stout.

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At the recent Stone Elementary School Veterans Day program, three students were awarded cash prizes for writing essays on patriotism. 

Easton Melton, above, enjoys the Thanksgiving dinner prepared by the Homestead Elementary cafeteria staff, at left. The school thanks the cafeteria staff for preparing and serving a wonderful Thanksgiving lunch. The school welcomed more than 400 guests to eat lunch with the students.  Thank …

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