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The Cumberland County Roane State Campus hosted Late Night Cumberland Oct. 18 to promote academic success for students.

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Pine View School Junior Beta Club has 39 members with 19 of the members attending the state Beta Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. The three-day event was an amazing opportunity for the students to explore, discover and learn new things about visual arts, musical presentation, Engli…

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Glen Belcher, Support the Arts director, presents a $400 check to Eleni Fragopolous, Stone Memorial High School drama teacher, to assist with production costs for “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” which was recently presented by the SMHS Panther Tales.

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The Cumberland County Soil Conservation District recently presented the 2018 Holder-Bush Memorial Scholarship to 13 Cumberland County students pursuing degrees in agriculture at Tennessee Technological University. 

Seventeen members of CCHS Beta recently competed among the more than 50 schools and 4,000 students. 

Winners in the annual Cumberland County Soil Conservation District poster contest were honored at the Nov. 16 awards dinner with certificates and cash awards. This year’s theme was “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.” From left are Julia Karsten, first place, kindergarten-first grade, from Cra…

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Cumberland County FFA celebrated the completion of the new agriculture barn on the Cumberland County High School campus Nov. 13 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by chapter officers.

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Jennifer Vaughn is a senior at Cumberland County High School. She was selected by her counselor, Barbara Bridges, to take part in the Fairfield Glade Lions “Student of the Month” Program. Lions Program Chairman Bob Cover appointed her for the month of December 2018 and also named Gordon Movi…

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The Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra (COCCO) is pleased to announce its first concert of the 2018-2019 concert season. The concert is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, at the Palace Theatre at 7 p.m. The theme of the concert is Broadway/musicals. They will be performing Haydn's Symphony…

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The Stone Memorial High School Criminal Justice students participated in Criminal Justice Day at the Community Complex and were given the opportunity to interact with professionals in various types of law enforcement situations in October. The Cumberland County Sheriffs’ Office, Crossville P…

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About 500 Cumberland County fourth-grade students were treated to a musical gift Nov. 12. They attended a special educational session with the Bryan Symphony Orchestra.

Brown Elementary School held their annual Fall Festival on Oct. 22. The PTO wishes to thank everyone who participated in making the event an enjoyable time for families. Third-grade teachers Michelle Cole, Lindsey Crabtree and Megan Hild are pictured eagerly awaiting children at their pumpki…

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The Panther Tales Players at Stone Memorial High School staged its fall production, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Nov. 1-3. More than 500 students attended a special Halloween showing for elementary schools followed by evening performances the rest of the week. 

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Brown Elementary students let their imaginations grow at the Enchanted Forest Book Fair in October. Many students participated in the special dress-up day during the week-long reading event.

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CCHS Beta proudly announces the 2018-2019 inductees. Students inducted into Beta had to apply and meet the following criteria: earn an overall A average, maintain a clean disciplinary record, and participate in a variety of service projects each semester. This year, Beta officers inducted st…

Cumberland County High School (CCHS) senior Jonothon Perry has been appointed “Student of the Month” for November 2018. Jonothon was selected by his school counselor, Barbara Bridges, to take part in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club program. The Lions Club has designated senior students each m…

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For the second time, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office has sponsored the Student Mock Election.  Students from all three grand divisions of the state have cast their votes in the statewide races for Governor and U.S. Senate.  These votes reflect who students would have elected as the…

First- and second-grade Brown Elementary students presented a Fall Musical on Oct. 26, under the direction of music teacher Rebecca Purdue. Some seasonal songs they presented were "Pumpkin Jack" and "Ghoul in the School.”  

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Cumberland County 911, Emergency Management Agency (EMA), County Sheriff Department and County and Crossville City Fire Departments with mascot Sparky recently educated Brown Elementary students on fire safety, first aid procedures, personal safety, when to call 911 and other vital safety topics. 

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The faculty and staff at Cumberland County High School were honored to welcome Craig Stevens, Class of 1978, back to CCHS to present to the school an original painting he designed. The print is now hanging in the entrance of the school library. Varying sizes of this print are available for p…

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Stone Memorial High School would like to thank Middle Tennessee Natural Gas for their generous donation of $1,000 in support of their food pantry. With the help of this generous community through financial and food donations, SMHS is able to send bags home weekly with our student Panthers th…

In preparation of a quickly approaching Land Judging contest, Cumberland County High School's Future Farmers of America chapter enlisted the help of local NRCS district conservationist Jake Watson to help Cumberland County High School's land judging team with some tips and tricks to win thei…

The Junior Livestock Show and Sale Auction, held during the Cumberland County Fair, served as the culmination of months of hard work for many local youth as they put their market hogs, lambs and goats up for auction. Pictured, in no order, are Sophie Helton, who donated her champion hog to B…

Each spring, Cumberland County 4-H members have the opportunity to take home 15 chicks to raise. They bring five back during the Cumberland County Fair to be judged and sold at auction. Among this year’s participants are, from left, front row, Alivia Bradberry, Xander Young, Emily Morley, Ch…

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Brown Elementary Pre-K has been learning about community helpers. Officers Matthew Kirby, Jeremy Aytes and Kevin Phillips brought Bandit and Argo to meet Brown Elementary students and teachers Aprel Phillips and Rebecca Brock on Oct. 1.

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The KinderGarden, located within the UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, is a nature-based, hands-on garden designed and built by Cumberland County Master Gardeners. It offers sensory exploration for children between the ages of 3 and 7 years. In its center, the learning cottage stor…

Pictured with Drew Moses, far left, are the September Renaissance/Drew Moses State Farm Students of the Month. From left are Moses, Erin Rassel, Kaleigh Doris, Sophie Helton and Damarias Moore.

Brown Elementary School third-graders engaged in team-building and “think like a scientist” activities. Students were taught to make observations and form inferences while using teamwork to solve problems in science class with Michelle Cole.

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Cole McClellan is a senior at Stone Memorial High School. His counselor, Missy Miller, selected him to take part in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club Student of the Month Program. Lion Program Chairman Bob Cover proclaimed him to serve as September 2018. Bob Cover also appointed Lions Warren an…

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Suzuki violin teacher Stephanie Mocilan started teaching nine wonderful children, ages four to six, last September thanks to music teacher Becky Bull, the Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra (COCCO) and North Cumberland Elementary School who hosted classes after school last year. Since …

Brown Elementary sixth graders experienced a "Book Tasting" with Jamie Hill in language arts. Students also welcomed students and their grandparents for a delicious breakfast for Grandparents Day on Sept. 7.

On May 2, the band and string students from North Cumberland who participated in the Solo and Ensemble festival in April went to visit the Parthenon as a reward trip. The number of medals won were 117 Superior and 11 Excellent for a total of 128 medals. Congratulations to all participating s…

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Cumberland County High School senior Kelsey Turner has been named August “Student of the Month” by the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. Kelsey was selected for the Lions program by school counselor Barbara Bridges and assigned the month of August by Lions Program Chairman Bob Cover. Lion Cover al…

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As part of a recent Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) project, seventh-grade students built water filters out of household items, determining which materials were able to filter various sediments from a water sample. Eighth-grade students constructed wind-powered…

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Effective August 2018 the students, visitors and employees of Cumberland County School District will have a better chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) because of a new Cardiac Emergency Response Plan surrounding the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). 

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Christian Academy of the Cumberlands (CAC) students together with Stone Memorial High School student Whitney Miller provided letters and pictures for the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment Troop-G, based in Crossville, currently deployed to Poland. Miller contacted the CAC English department and…

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Brown Elementary celebrated the new school year with a Back to School Bash ice cream social for students and families.

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Pictured are the 2018 Cumberland County High School Homecoming Representatives. From left are Mackenzie Yates, 11th grade football representative; Kayla Ashburn, 11th grade class representative; Gabe Whittenberg, 12th grade class representative; Abby Elliott, 12th grade class representative;…

On May 10-12, Maestro Brendan Townsend did a workshop with the Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra (COCCO) culminating in a special alumni concert on May 13.

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On Wednesday, Aug. 8, the Crab Orchard Elementary School teachers and staff were all smiles welcoming their students with messages of kindness and encouragement for the new school year. This year, the faculty and staff want to focus on the positive with all the changes being made to the school. 

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Three Cumberland County High School FFA members boarded a plane to Washington, DC, July 17, with high expectations for the week to come. They returned July 22 equally empowered and saddened that their week had ended.

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Select Cumberland County students from North Cumberland, Pleasant Hill, Crab Orchard and Homestead elementary schools participated in an enriching summer camp with a focus on reading during the month of June.  

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Crab Orchard Elementary School teachers and staff were all smiles welcoming their students with messages of kindness and encouragement for the new school year.

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Homestead student volunteers Emma Smith, Briley Peterson and Caitlyn Smith fill up Jacob McDonald's sundae and don't skimp on toppings at the Back to School Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Check out more photos at https://crossvillechronicle.zenfolio.com/p759821832.

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The House of Hope would like to congratulate the 2018 Hope Manning Scholarship recipients, Natasha McNeil of Stone Memorial High School; Shayla Woodson, Cumberland County High School; and Kaylee Cantrell, Phoenix High School.

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