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The Cumberland County FFA Chapter of Crossville traveled to Gatlinburg this spring to attend the 93rd Annual Tennessee FFA State Convention. Over 3,000 FFA members and advisors gather each year at the Gatlinburg Convention Center to participate in four days full of workshops, sessions and ca…

On May 1, 17 Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra students participated in Solo and Ensemble, bringing home a total of 32 Superior ratings. They performed solos, trios, quartets and quintets. They performed classical, pop and jazz tunes. 

The annual Blue Bash celebration for rising Cumberland County High School freshmen and their parents will be held Tuesday, July 27. Registration for student activities begins in the gym lobby at 1:15 p.m., with student events beginning in the gym promptly at 2 p.m. Parents can register betwe…

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Cumberland County High School held their first car show on June 5 in the school parking lot. The show was a fundraiser for the Lady Jets soccer team. Plateau Corvette Club members attended to show their support for the team. Over 93 custom and hot rod cars were in attendance. The school is c…

Several talented students at Cumberland County High School won national honors on the Grand Concours National French Exam this year. Jade Laws, Tay Shultz, Paige Grenz and Melea Weingarten earned Le Certificat d’Honneur, signifying that their scores were in the top third of scores nationwide.

New Colossus Academy would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday, April 3 to the “Let’s Raise Some Dough” drive thru donut fundraiser both in Crossville and in Fairfield Glade.

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As FRA Branch 294 closes out its 2021 Americanism Essay and scholarship recipient campaign, they wish to recognize its final Americanism Essay winner whose theme this year was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” This year’s winning seventh-grader, hailing from Pleasant Hill Elementary School, is Ka…

The SMHS Rocket Team and the family of James F. Kukowski will award one scholarship annually to a qualifying SMHS senior accepted to a college, university, or trade school in the amount of $1000 in honor of the dedicated commitment and mentorship of James F. “Kook” Kukowski. 

Frank P. Brown Elementary School held its eighth-grade recognition program on the evening of May 13. Students received awards for academic accomplishments, reading, outstanding character, leadership, service, and other special achievements for the 2020-’21 academic year.  

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 is pleased to announce that Cumberland County High School senior Ivy Queen has been selected as their 2021 scholarship award recipient. Ivy was awarded with a Certificate of Recognition and $1000 scholarship check which will be forwarded to her selected h…

Several students from Stone Memorial High School recently participated in the annual Reba Bacon Art Competition. Winners include, from left, Kaitlyn Landrem, first in acrylic, second in watercolor; Callie Johnston, second in acrylic; and Teagan Sullivan, third in acrylic.

The prestigious P.E.O. Star Scholarship for the 2020-’21 academic year was awarded to Katelyn Wattenbarger, completing her freshman year studying agriculture at Tennessee Technological University. Katelyn’s excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academic and…

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 membership congratulates Destiny Harris, eighth-grade student at North Cumberland Elementary School, the first-place winner of its Americanism Essay Contest whose theme this year was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” She was awarded a certificate of recognitio…

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 continues to recognize winners in its essay contest, “The Bill of Rights and Me.” This week, the organization recognizes Bethany Polson, sophomore at Stone Memorial High School, for her winning essay. She was awarded a certificate of recognition and a $15…

The Cumberland County High School sophomore was one of only nine district winners across the state, including students from private and public school districts. The competition, hosted by the Tennessee Arts Commission, was held virtually this year due to COVID-19 protocols. 

Pre-K registration will be at Cumberland County Community Complex. Kindergarten registration will take place at the elementary school the child will attend beginning in August.

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The Cumberland County Fire Department was unable to hold its annual firefighter’s banquet in early February because of state restrictions governing large gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cumberland County High School sophomore Melea Weingarten proudly represented Cumberland County Schools in the Tennessee State Finals of the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest on Friday, March 12. The sophomore was one of only nine district winners across the state, including student…

Every year Fleet Reserve Branch 294 sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest. Students from grades 7-12 are encouraged to write a 150-word essay whose theme changes from year to year. The 2020-2021 theme was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” 

For a fun twist in integrating imagination into the curriculum, Mrs. Wyatt’s PreK class has been trying to catch a leprechaun.

National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day (virtual) is a day that celebrates high school students who have made the decision to pursue a technical career field in the upcoming 2021-’22 school year at TCAT Crossville.

This scholarship is intended for a student who has a parent or immediate family member serving or has served in the United States Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. An honorable discharge is required for those who are no longer actively serving. 

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Every year Fleet Reserve Branch 294 sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest. Students from grades 7-12 are encouraged to write a 150-word essay whose theme changes from year to year. The 2020-2021 theme was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” 

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Cumberland County Farm Bureau Women recently held an essay contest for countywide fifth-grade students as part of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee’s statewide contest.  

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Brown Elementary celebrated 100 Days of School — and being 100 days smarter — with lessons, activities and dressing up.

Sixth-grade Brown Elementary students studied and constructed airplanes in STEM class with instructor Brad Houston. Students made several trial flights with their model planes, measuring distance and discovering what makes them fly and characteristics that improve performance. They compared …

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In 1992, the Fairfield Glade Garden Club established the Helena Schmidt Scholarship in their founder’s honor. The club offers scholarships to students who are graduating from Cumberland County High School or Stone Memorial High School. Candidates must be accepted in a program resulting in a …

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In recent ceremonies at the Crab Orchard Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting, three students from Pine View Elementary and three from Crab Orchard Elementary schools were awarded cash prizes for writing essays on patriotism.  

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Public, private and home-schooled high school aged students are eligible to enter the Reba Bacon Memorial High School Art Competition with an approved entry form. The Cumberland Art Society, 186A S. Walnut Ave., Cookeville, has sponsored this annual event for 43 years.  

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Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville presented its Perfect Attendance Scholarship for the fall term to Kelsey Brock of Sparta. She is a student in the practical nursing program. 

A total of 142 students enrolled at Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville were recognized for having an “A” average for the fall term. Transcripts reflect scores in three areas including classroom, shop and work ethic. 

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The Crab Orchard Elementary School Beta Team, sponsored by Mrs. Armes, has been busy this year. They meet two to three times a week before school to collect classroom recycling, read to their kindergarten buddies, announce Friday announcements and work on art projects for local nursing homes.

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Tye Lowe, a junior at Cumberland County High School, hopes to study law and enter the field of politics in the future.

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