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DMS Recycling Program to Continue Even as Contest Closes
11/07/2019
Dresden Middle School has won awards for their student-run recycling program. And, even though the Recycle Bowl is no longer a statewide school competition, teacher Jody Hatler and the sixth through eighth graders who form the recycling team are still dedicated to the task.
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Local Governor's School Grads Encourage Others to Apply
11/07/2019
Rarely do four hours of study in the morning, four in the afternoon, then writing essays or preparing slide presentations seem like an ideal way to spend a summer day. But for the chosen few who applied for and made it into one of 11 Governor’s Schools in Tennessee, the month-long investment of time is deemed “well worth it.”
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Vince Vawter Shares Stories of Life as a Paperboy
11/06/2019
Vince Vawter, award-winning children’s book writer and former newspaper reporter and editor, was on his way to speak at a national convention in Memphis last week. But first he had to make a stop in Greenfield.
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Class of 2019 Exceeds State Norms
11/05/2019
Weakley County has once again exceeded state norms on ACT participation and scoring.
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Teachers Now Stress Background Knowledge & Decoding
Teachers Stressing Background Knowledge and Decoding
11/05/2019
Gone are the days of class time devoted to identifying the main idea and other skills which hinted at the need to teach for the test rather than learning. Armed with background knowledge and the ability to decode letters that make sounds and sounds that make words, students can find success in reading, experts say. Weakley County teachers are following these practices and seeing results.
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Stage Is Set for Two Student Performances
11/01/2019
Martin Elementary is presenting Seussical, the Musical November 15, 16 and 17. The new countywide high school theater group Weakley Playhouse is staging Feathers and Teeth November 14, 15, and 16.
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Weakley Playhouse Announces Inaugural Short Scene Competition
11/01/2019
As students take to the stage in November for Weakley Playhouse’s first theatrical production, the new Weakley County Schools option for theater buffs is also offering a chance for those drawn more to the page than the stage.
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Slight of Hand Helps Students Focus on Bigger Message During Red Ribbon Week
10/24/2019
Students hear many anti-drug, alcohol and bullying messages during Red Ribbon Week and at Westview and Dresden High they were treated to a bit of magic as well.
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Westview FFA Enjoys Interacting with Expertise at Agri-business Conference
10/13/2019
When a Congressman and a Commissioner addressed the audience assembled in UTM’s Watkins Auditorium at the Northwest Tennessee Food Processing and Agri-business Conference on Thursday, they couldn’t miss the row of blue corduroy,
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Young Food Critics Offer Thumbs Up to Farm to School Sausage
10/13/2019
The Farm to School emphasis in October took the form of taste tests in all ten school cafeterias last week.
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Commissioner of Ag Hatcher Praises Weakley County Schools Production Farm
10/13/2019
Ag Commissioner Dr. Charlie Hatcher visited the Weakley County Schools Livestock Production Farm.
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Dresden Schools Take On Bullying Prevention
10/09/2019
October is Bullying Prevention Month and Dresden has it covered. Dresden High School launched the emphasis by wearing blue. Dresden Middle is mapping safe places. Dresden Elementary includes the subject in curriculum.
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Odor Prompts Brief Relocation of Two Martin Middle School Classes
10/08/2019
Martin Middle School officials cleared two science rooms briefly Tuesday morning after a gas-like odor was detected.
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County Seniors Taking Next Steps Toward College
10/03/2019
Gleason's First United Methodist Church opened the doors to their Family Life Center for Gleason seniors to take advantage of an ACT Retake day. Countywide more that 200 seniors took the college entrance exam again.
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Weakley Schools Among Sustainable Transportation Award Winners
10/03/2019
Weakley County Schools’ adoption of propane school buses was one of seven initiatives recognized and the only rural-based example.
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Students Prompted to Promote Produce
10/03/2019
In celebration of October as Farm-to-School Month, the Weakley County School Nutrition Department, the Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network and Weakley Arts Can have organized a district-wide Harvest of the Month poster contest. All students in Weakley County Schools are invited to participate.
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Westview Students Prep for Health Care Professions
10/03/2019
Exploring career options takes hands-on learning and in the case of Westview students interested in a possible health-focused career, those hands are gloved!
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Weakley County 4th Grade Farm Day Plants Seeds for Future Farmers
10/03/2019
400 students, teachers, parents and volunteers turned on to Shady Grove Road in Martin Friday morning and four hours later left much more aware of the sights, smells, sounds, tastes and touch of the farm.
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Farm to School Kickoff Plants Seeds for Future
10/02/2019
Weakley County’s Farm to School Kickoff on Tuesday night drew nearly 90 representatives of business, government, and school leadership to Dresden High School to hear more about the initiative and offer input on ways to increase farm and school interactions.
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Farm-to-School Kickoff Planned at One-of-a-Kind High School Farm
09/25/2019
To launch the beginning of a countywide Farm-to-School emphasis, organizers have arranged a farm-to-table meal, tour, and forum at Dresden High School which houses the only production facility in the state with hogs and cattle.
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New Online Tools Will Help MES To Address Isolation Issues Early
09/17/2019
Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) launched its all-new Start with Hello digital program this month and Martin third through fifth graders are about to discover the tools designed specifically for elementary schools.
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Updates on ID Badges and More from School Nutrition Staff
09/17/2019
School Nutrition Director Trista Snider answers questions regarding new badges.
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