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Education

  • Full STEAM Ahead

    Petros-Joyner Elementary School is trying to find more ways to get their students involved in hands-on learning.

    One was held before Christmas as students showed off their abilities to create items that move.

    “We’re hosting a family S.T.E.A.M. night,” Petros-Joyner Principal Laura Bunch said. “S.T.E.A.M. stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math.

  • DAR donates Washington portrait to WCMS

    Wartburg Central Middle School (WCMS) received a special gift recently as Kathy Chippendale, Regent of Clinch Bend Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented the school with a framed Gilbert Stewart print of George Washington.

    Janice Isham, sister of WCMS teacher John Isham, donated the print.

    “Keeping history alive for children is very important and George Washington is the father of our country,” Chippendale said. “He’s where it all began and we need to keep him in our schools and in our history.”

  • Schools receive medical supplies from BlueCross BlueShield
  • P-J hosts Save the Children dinner

    Students at Petros-Joyner’s after school program had a special guest recently as Santa Claus attended a party to recognize those that have worked hard in the program this year.

    “We do this every year for these children so they’ll have a chance to have a nice dinner and see Santa,” said Elizabeth Patterson, Program Coordinator for Save the Children.

    The Save the Children program is currently in four county schools, Petros-Joyner, Central Elementary, Sunbright and Oakdale. It’s designed to help students with reading.

  • Morgan County November/December Teachers of the Month named

        Morgan County Schools Director Ronnie Wilson would like to announce the teachers of the Month for November and December 2017. The two months were combined due to the holidays. Wilson expresses his appreciation for the hard work and accomplishments of these educators. He also extends his appreciation to the sponsors of the Teacher of the Month program. Ole Ben Franklin Ford provides a free oil change and El Patron provides a $10 gift card for each recipient. Sponsors like these make Teacher of the Month possible.

  • Scholarships now available for Morgan County students

        East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) announces the availability of 17 scholarships for Morgan County students for the 2018-2019 school year. East Tennessee Foundation scholarship information and applications for 2018 are available at http://www.etf.org/scholarships. The scholarship application deadline is Feb. 15, 2018.

  • Take advantage of Roane State’s extended business hours

        Roane State Community College will offer extended business hours to help students get ready for the start of spring semester.
        Jan. 8-11: The Roane and Oak Ridge campuses will be open until 6 p.m. local time.  All other campuses will be on their normal schedule Monday through Thursday.
        Friday, Jan. 12: All campuses will be open until 4:30 p.m. local time.

  • Morgan County Schools Breakfast/Lunch Menu

    Wednesday, Jan. 10
    Breakfast – Breakfast pizza and orange wedges
    Lunch – Hoagie bar, variety of meat, fresh veggies, baked fries, garden salad, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Jan. 11
    Breakfast – Sausage biscuit and gravy, banana
    Lunch – Baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, tossed salad, Mandarin oranges, dessert

    Friday, Jan. 12
    Breakfast – Cinnamon roll, banana bread, applesauce

  • Did you know?
  • WCES 4th grade 1st 9 weeks Honor Roll