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A large portion of the Jan. 14 White County School Board meeting was spent discussing the district’s response to COVID-19 and the procedures in place for the spring semester but also included … more
White County Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger recently told board members, while schools began making telephone calls and teachers began preparing students, that the district has a plan in place … more
(Jan. 11, 2021) -  State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) and Representative Kevin Vaughan (R-Collierville) today filed legislation giving school boards more independence regarding whether … more
  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced last week a call for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene for a special legislative session on Jan. 19, 2021 to address … more
To qualify for the dean’s list, an undergraduate student must earn a term grade point average of 3.80 to 4.00 (summa cum laude), 3.65 to 3.79 (magna cum laude), or 3.50 to 3.64 (cum laude). … more
 Each month, White County School Board hears reports from two department supervisors so they can be updated on how each department is running and what needs they might have. This month, they … more
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 … more
 Kurt Dronebarger, director of White County Schools, updated the school board, on Dec. 10, on the status of COVID-19 as it is affecting the county’s education system. “It’s … more
On Dec. 1, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, in partnership with several statewide organizations, announced the … more
In the spirit of the season, the TNStars College Savings 529 Program is again giving one Tennessee child a $5,000 scholarship awarded into a TNStars account. For the second year in a row, … more
The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) recently announced the recipients of 23 grants totaling $104,000 to advance the quality of life and enable economic development in communities served by members … more
On Oct. 22, BonDeCroft Volunteer Fire Department visited BonDeCroft Head Start and provided an educational training outside to the staff about how to properly use fire extinguishers. The children … more
The audited financial statements speak as of June 30th for the fiscal year to which they relate. There may have been changes in the financial condition or affairs of the audited agencies since the … more
The district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic was the major topic of the White County School Board meeting, on Nov. 12, with the board gathering information from both Kurt Dronebarger, … more
American public education is at a crossroads. We face unforeseen and unique challenges educating the next generation during this global pandemic. It will necessitate concerted … more
UT Promise application deadline is Dec. 15, 2020. In collaboration with the University of Tennessee, tnAchieves, the partnering organization to the TN Promise in 90 Tennessee counties, announces … more
White County Middle School started this school year with a different focus: seeking out and addressing positive behavior. “We assembled a team of teachers over the summer to address the … more
 Findlay Elementary School was host to representatives from Scholastic, the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation, and the Department of Education as Gov. Bill Lee kicked off the new K-3 … more
 Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) McMinnville will open a new state-of-the-art Cosmetology program in January 2021 in response to growing interest in career & technical … more
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