Schools

Construction Under Way at Tennessee School for the Deaf

Construction Under Way at Tennessee School for the Deaf

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewtn.com Excavating crews are working at the Tennessee School for the Deaf in South Knoxville on phase one of a master plan for the school. Included in the master plan is the construction of a new high school on the campus that will allow the school to[Read More...]

Irwin Sevier County Player of Year

Irwin Sevier County Player of Year

By: Lee Ramsey Seymour Places Six on All-County Team Lauren Irwin is Sevier County Prep Softball Player of the Year for 2014. The selection was really no surprise as she pretty much dominated the County, Region and State. She is also committed to play for the University of Tennessee next[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 News, Schools, Sevier County, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Studio Teaches Clogging Tradition

Seymour Studio Teaches Clogging Tradition

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Southern Sounds Studio in Seymour is offering local residents clogging lessons at Clogging Camp 2014 to be held July 21-25. The studio opened in November 2013. Instructor Amanda Barwick says they have seen a steady increase in students since the inception of the studio. “We went[Read More...]

South Knoxville Elementary Joins Great Schools Partnership

South Knoxville Elementary Joins Great Schools Partnership

The Knox County Schools and the Great Schools Partnership have announced its Community Schools initiative is expanding to include South Knoxville Elementary School beginning in the 2014-15 school year. Community Schools are a strategy for aligning community resources for student success, family health and neighborhood safety. The schools accomplish these[Read More...]

July 10, 2014 Community, News, Schools, South Knox
New Student Registration in Seymour

New Student Registration in Seymour

Registration for Seymour schools will be held July 16 and 17 at each school location. The registration is for new students only. All Sevier County Schools will be holding early registration from 12:00 to 5:00 pm Wednesday and Thursday. “They just come in to the office and we will have[Read More...]

Lauderdale Inducted into AAU Hall of Fame

Lauderdale Inducted into AAU Hall of Fame

By: Lee Ramsey Coach Darrel Lauderdale was inducted into the AAU National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Lake Buena Vista, Florida last week. It was an honor well deserved by the Seymour coaching icon. The well spoken coach has grown the sport of wrestling more than any other individual in[Read More...]

July 3, 2014 Schools, Sports
Sam Houston Schoolhouse Presents Music on the Grounds

Sam Houston Schoolhouse Presents Music on the Grounds

The Historic Sam Houston Schoolhouse will be hosting Music on the Grounds June 27 at 6 p.m. Music will be provided by Sonrize, a bluegrass and gospel group that combines the two genres to produce a uniquely pleasant sound. Members of the band are Donny Anderson, mandolin, lead and harmony[Read More...]

Buell Holds First Eagle Basketball Camp

Buell Holds First Eagle Basketball Camp

By: Lee Ramsey First year Seymour High School Head Basketball Coach Tony Buell recently held his first summer basketball camp since coming to Seymour. Buell took the head job last year after resigning his job at Carter High School in Knoxville. The round ball coach had no problem attracting junior[Read More...]

June 26, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Grad Appointed to USAF

Seymour Grad Appointed to USAF

Nina Marie Rogers, a graduating senior at Seymour High School, was nominated to represent Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District for an appointment to the USAF Academy Class of 2018 by Congressman Phil Roe. She is only the second person in the history of Seymour High School to be appointed to the[Read More...]

June 19, 2014 Community, News, Schools, Seymour
Snapp Signs with Carson-Newman

Snapp Signs with Carson-Newman

By: Lee Ramsey Cade Snapp, an outstanding catcher for the Seymour High School Eagles the past four years, has signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball for the Carson-Newman College Eagles. The schools will change but Snapp will still be an Eagle. “This is a really important day for me,” said[Read More...]

June 19, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports