• Bunch named to Tennessee Rural Principals Network

    Education Commissioner Candice McQueen recently announced the 52 principals who will serve in the inaugural class of the Tennessee Rural Principals Network, one part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Transforming School Leadership Initiative, which is a comprehensive approach to improve the preparation, retention, and development of Tennessee’s principals. The department is also providing funding for scholarships to support professional development for up to 200 additional rural principals.

    Petros-Joyner Elementary School Principal Laura Bunch is among the 52 selected.

  • Sunbright School 2nd 9 weeks Honor Roll

    First Grade

    Ms. Skylar Adams
    Highest Honors: Paislee Abston, Eugene Buchanan, Eirelyn Friel, Lianna Jones, Miley Smith
    High Honors: Baylee McCarter

    Mrs. Kim Hunter
    Highest Honors: Grace Dennis, Makenzie Hall, Kylie Pyles, Mason Robbins
    High Honors: Kierra Alexander, Jordan Chase, Raylan Lowe, Kwintyn Vertner
    Honors: Kendall Abston, Makayla Carroll

    Second Grade

    Mrs. Paula Davis

  • Roane State adjunct professor publishes mystery novel

    By Bob Fowler
    Special for the NEWS

        A Roane State adjunct professor has written a novel that’s a mystery with a science fiction twist.
        Peggy Fragopoulos, who has taught English composition and literature classes at the community college’s Cumberland County campus since 1990, said the book is titled “VoiceTraks: Cold Case Abduction.”

  • Morgan County Schools Breakfast/Lunch Menu
  • Did you know?
  • Morgan County Cattleman’s Association Scholarship Program 2019

    Scholarship Overview

        The Morgan County Cattlemen’s Association (MCCA) will award up to four scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding students who are pursuing or continuing careers in the agriculture/beef industry, a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) area of study, or teaching grades K-12.
        The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who aspire to complete their higher education and develop careers that contribute to their communities.

  • Morgan County Schools Breakfast/Lunch Menu
  • Seven ways newspapers benefit students

        Classrooms have come a long way since the days when pioneering settlers would send their children to single-room schoolhouses. Modern classrooms might be technical marvels, but one less flashy learning tool remains as valuable as ever.

        Newspapers might not be as glamorous as tablets or other gadgets, but they are still an invaluable resource to educators and students. The following are seven ways in which newspapers in the classroom can benefit students.

  • Morgan County Schools
  • Roane State to offer extended business hours

        Roane State Community College will offer extended business hours to help students get ready for the spring semester.
    Friday, Jan. 4: Business hours offered at all campuses, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. local time
    Monday Jan. 7 - Thursday Jan. 10: Business hours offered at all campuses, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. local time
    Friday, Jan. 11: Campuses on normal Friday schedule.
    Monday Jan. 14 - Thursday Jan. 17: Business hours offered at all campuses, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. local time