Schools

Knoxville Students Celebrate Career Day

Close to 90 area employers and colleges will participate in the annual Knox County Schools Career Day from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at the Knoxville Expo Center, located at 5441 Clinton Highway. The event is free and open to all Knox County Schools’ eighth graders, high school students and their[Read More…]

Feb 15, 2018 News, Schools, South Knoxville

Knox Co. Schools Break World Record

An attempt last November by students from Knox County Schools and Oak Ridge City Schools to break the Guinness World Record for the largest computer programming lesson has been officially certified. Nearly 6,800 students joined together and now claim the world record for simultaneously learning how to code. Philip Robertson,[Read More…]

Jan 29, 2018 News, Schools, South Knoxville
Art Exhibit Seeking Seymour Students

Art Exhibit Seeking Seymour Students

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is seeking Sevier County students to submit artwork for the 25th Annual Sevier County Juried Student Art Show. Each student may enter up to two works of art for the show, which will be open to the public from Feb. 14 – 27, with[Read More…]

Jan 29, 2018 News, Schools, Seymour
Teacher By Day, Fighter by Night

Teacher By Day, Fighter by Night

For some, the practice of martial arts is a way to let off steam. For local teacher and MMA fighter Olivia Smith, it was a way to fill an opening in her life. Three years ago, Smith was a 32-year-old mother of two and English teacher at Heritage High School.[Read More…]

Jan 22, 2018 Featured, News, Schools, Seymour
Valentine Grams Ready to Order

Valentine Grams Ready to Order

From now until Feb. 11, the Seymour First Baptist Youth Group is taking orders for Valentine Grams to be sent to children’s schools on Feb. 14. The grams come with a card and a choice of a stuffed animal or chocolate. The chocolate costs $2 and the stuffed animal costs[Read More…]

Jan 22, 2018 Featured, News, Schools, Seymour
Seymour Schools Participate in East TN PBS Scholar’s Bowl

Seymour Schools Participate in East TN PBS Scholar’s Bowl

High school students from across the Seymour area will showcase their academic knowledge in the coming weeks as a part of the 34th annual East Tennessee PBS Scholar’s Bowl. The televised events will feature competing student teams from across East Tennessee and Southeast Kentucky testing their knowledge in a series[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 News, Schools, Seymour, South Knoxville
Seymour Middle School Flooded

Seymour Middle School Flooded

BY: AMBERLY SELLERS HERALD NEWS [email protected] Seymour and South Knoxville experienced record breaking low temperatures throughout the New Year’s holiday, and Seymour Middle School was affected firsthand. According to Assistant Superintendent of the Sevier County School System Debra Cline, Seymour Middle School principal David Loy was made aware that a[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Featured, News, Schools, Seymour
Caldwell Signs with Carson-Newman

Caldwell Signs with Carson-Newman

BY: LEE RAMSEY HERALD SPORTS [email protected] Many times bad things happen to good people but recently a very good thing happened to a very good young man and it was well deserved. Chris Caldwell has signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball for the Carson-Newman Eagles in Jefferson City. When asked[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, Sports
Patriots Shoot Down Eagles

Patriots Shoot Down Eagles

As was the case in earlier games the Seymour Eagle basketball team dug themselves a hole early that they couldn’t get out of. The Eagles were hosting the Jefferson County Patriots in a district contest. After an early double-digit deficit that they couldn’t overcome, Seymour eventually lost 62-40. The eagles[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, Sports
Seven Lions Make All Region

Seven Lions Make All Region

The Kings Academy football team has placed seven on the 2017 Division II-A East Region squad. Senior linebacker Cole Lusby led honorees by being selected Region Defensive player of the Year. Lusby was joined on the All Region squad by running back Cody Wyllins, quarterback Brandon Burgess, defensive lineman Brandon[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, Sports