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Education

  • Morgan County August Teacher of the Month named

        Morgan County Director of Schools Ronnie Wilson has announced the Teachers of the Month for August and expresses his thanks to these teachers for work that they do for the children of the county. Also a big thank you goes to Ole Ben Franklin Ford and Subway of Wartburg for their sponsorship of the Teacher of the Month program. Each recipient received a free oil change from Ole Ben Franklin and a free meal from Subway.

     

  • WCES August Leaders of the Pack
  • FAFSA filing help set for Nov. 9

        Thanks to the Tennessee Reconnect Act, eligible adults can complete two years at Roane State tuition-free beginning in fall 2018.
        The first step, though, is to file a 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
        The FAFSA event at Roane State’s Morgan County campus, 150 Longview Drive in Wartburg, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 5-7 p.m.
        Those who attend should bring their 2016 income tax return and their 2016 W-2 forms.

  • Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory held at Sunbright School

        In late August, Sunbright School hosted a Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory. Natural Beauty Salon owner and stylists, who are also a father-daughter duo, Daniel and Sara Blevins, facilitated the workshop. Dads brought their daughters to school and learned how to do the basics of detangling, ponytails, braiding and hair maintenance.
        Emphasis was placed on the bond between fathers and daughters through this hands-on caregiving. Each of the dads received a hair kit, and the girls were able to pick out a free book.

  • Oakdale High School accomplishments and plans for National 4-H Week

        Celebrate National 4-H Week this week, Oct. 4-8, 2017, with Oakdale High School Honor Club and All Star members. OHS 4-Hers, and Morgan County 4-Hers alike, have been active throughout the summer and fall contributing to the national theme, “4-H: Give to Grow.”  

  • Bicentennial countdown

    Students of Julie Johnson Crowe, English / Theatre Teacher at Oakdale School, are writing a series of articles about the history of Morgan County to be printed in the Morgan County News until the Oct. 7 Bicentennial Celebration.

    To conclude the Oakdale High School Journalism class’s series of articles leading up to the Morgan County Bicentennial, students Alexandria Bagwell, Shayley Hawn, and Samantha Thomas wrote about a tragedy in our county, which shows the true spirit of Morgan County residents and their ability to rebuild.

  • Bicentennial countdown

    Students of Julie Johnson Crowe, English / Theatre Teacher at Oakdale School, are writing a series of articles about the history of Morgan County to be printed in the Morgan County News until the Oct. 7 Bicentennial Celebration.

    They continue their six-part series on Morgan County for the upcoming Bicentennial with this fifth installment about historic Rugby, Tennessee written by Geri Burchfield, Lauren Hoskins and Jayden Ruppe. 

    Rugby, Tennessee: A Hidden Morgan County Treasure

  • RSCC to host ACT workshop Oct. 21

        For college-bound high school students, it’s the biggest test to date of their academic careers — the ACT exam.
        The test evaluates students’ readiness for college, and scores can determine whether they are admitted to the college of their choice.
        Roane State and the private education institution, SailAway Learning, are offering a workshop on preparing for the ACT on Saturday, Oct. 21

  • TCAT-Crossville names Summer 2017 Students of the Term

        Jacob Watson, a Machine Tool Technology student from Cumberland County, has been honored as the 2017 Summer, student of the term at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Crossville.

  • Bicentennial countdown

        Students of Julie Johnson Crowe, English / Theatre Teacher at Oakdale School, are writing a series of articles about the history of Morgan County to be printed in the Morgan County News until the Oct. 7 Bicentennial Celebration.
        To continue the Morgan County Bicentennial series articles, the following article, written by Oakdale High School Journalism students Hunter Summers, Kaylee McMahan and Bailey Myers, reminds readers of the past time Oakdale community tradition, the Pine Orchard Fair.