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TDOE Announces Reading Districts

September 21, 2021

NASHVILLE, TN — Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced five districts have been recognized as Reading 360 Model Districts for their promising early literacy work- Bristol Tennessee City Schools, Jackson County Schools, Lebanon Special School District, Milan Special School District, and Williamson County Schools- and have been selected as Tennessee Model Foundational Skills Implementation…

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New Maintenance Position Approved

September 21, 2021

The Jackson County School Board met in regular session on August 19, 2021 at the Jackson County Board of Education Office. Members present were Amanda Taylor, Kim Denson, Mark Allen, Marty Woolbright, & Mark Brown. Michelle Hix was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman, Mark Brown. A motion was made by Mark…

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Single Vehicle Accident

September 21, 2021

On Sept. 16 at approximately 7:05 p.m., Brooklyn Way, 27 of Gainesboro and her one-year-old son, were traveling south on Hwy. 56, in a 2018 Nissan Murano, when Way failed to maintain her lane, crossed over the fog line striking a 1974 Ford 9000 Heavy Duty Truck-tractor with a Gooseneck trailer in the rear. The…

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JCMS Royalty Recently Named

September 16, 2021

Malenna Lawson is the Jackson County Middle School Football Queen for 2021. Her escort was Justice Whitaker. For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

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Obituaries 9/21/21

September 21, 2021

Marie Scott Marie Scott, 80, of the Harmony community, passed away Sept. 15 at her residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 18 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Elise Henley officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio. She was born Oct. 8, 1941 in Big Stone Gap, VA. She was a…

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Obituaries 9/14/21

September 16, 2021

Fred B. Walker Fred B. Walker, 78, of Gainesboro, passed away Sept. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Medical Center. The family has chosen cremation. A memorial service was held Sept. 12 at the Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Bro. Jackie Wheeler officiating. He was born Aug. 27, 1943 in Allentown, PA. He worked at…

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Obituaries 9/07/21

September 7, 2021

Brenda Sircy Cannon Brenda Sircy Cannon, 76, of the Center Grove community, passed away Aug. 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 3 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Hermitage Memorial Gardens in Hermitage. She was born Sept. 18, 1944 in Jackson…

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TDOE Announces Reading Districts

September 21, 2021

NASHVILLE, TN — Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced five districts have been recognized as Reading 360 Model Districts for their promising early literacy work- Bristol Tennessee City Schools, Jackson County Schools, Lebanon Special School District, Milan Special School District, and Williamson County Schools- and have been selected as Tennessee Model Foundational Skills Implementation…

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New Maintenance Position Approved

September 21, 2021

The Jackson County School Board met in regular session on August 19, 2021 at the Jackson County Board of Education Office. Members present were Amanda Taylor, Kim Denson, Mark Allen, Marty Woolbright, & Mark Brown. Michelle Hix was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman, Mark Brown. A motion was made by Mark…

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Single Vehicle Accident

September 21, 2021

On Sept. 16 at approximately 7:05 p.m., Brooklyn Way, 27 of Gainesboro and her one-year-old son, were traveling south on Hwy. 56, in a 2018 Nissan Murano, when Way failed to maintain her lane, crossed over the fog line striking a 1974 Ford 9000 Heavy Duty Truck-tractor with a Gooseneck trailer in the rear. The…

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JCMS Royalty Recently Named

September 16, 2021

Malenna Lawson is the Jackson County Middle School Football Queen for 2021. Her escort was Justice Whitaker. For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

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Well Child Preventive Screening Held

September 16, 2021

L.B.J. & C Head Start believes health is the foundation for school readiness. We want children to thrive and believe it is important for children to obtain a well child preventive screening prior to enrollment. Kaitlyn (Katie) Mashburn FNP-C and Jennie Garland LPN graciously volunteered to come to L.B.J. & C. Head Start’s Central Office…

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Jackson County Schools Have Been Designated As A Level 5 School District

September 16, 2021

Students in Jackson County Schools have made significant gains in overall academic growth for the 2020-2021 school year. Tennessee public schools are required to administer annual TN Ready Academic Assessments to all students in grades 3-12. Academic performance is measured by annual growth and achievement in reading, math, science, and social studies. Growth levels range…

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