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WCS Substitute Tommie Pettit
Weakley County Schools Seek and Salute Substitute Teachers
11/21/2022
With cold and flu season in full force, the Weakley County Schools district is recruiting additional substitute teachers. With November 18th marking National Substitute Teacher Appreciation Day, faculty and staff, students, and subs are highlighting the importance of the role in our schools.
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Weakley County Schools Represented at TAC Conference
11/18/2022
Sharon School Teacher Danielle Johnson represented Weakley County Schools recently at the Tennessee Teacher Advisory Council [TAC] Conference in Nashville.
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Writing Contest Produces Inspiring Essay From Martin Elementary School Student
11/14/2022
A writing contest at Martin Elementary School [MES] in honor of National Red Ribbon Week produced an inspiring essay about the importance of living drug-free.
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DHS Senior Rebecca Chessor and Choir Director Jacob Abbott
DHS Choir Inspires Students with Courage, Confidence, and Connection
11/10/2022
Hold me, rock me, calm and easy. Hold me, rock me, deep and wide. Hold me, rock me, in your arms. Oh, I got a home on the other side. Every year, Dresden High School [DHS] students sing these lyrics from composer Brian Tate’s choral composition ‘Hold Me, Rock Me’ as a tribute song at the end of every spring and winter concert. The lyrics serve as a special homecoming for DHS Choir students. Many choir alum make the trek back to their alma mater and join the current class on stage to sing the heartfelt tune. The song pulls together a growing reunion of voices who have been singing together under the instruction of Jacob Abbott, DHS Music Teacher and Choir Director, since 2016.
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Westview STEM Club Takes Home 5 of 6 First Place Trophies
Weakley County Schools ‘Canstruct’ to Support Hunger Relief; Westview Takes First Place in 5 of 6
11/09/2022
Three Weakley County Schools competed in the 5th Annual Canstruction Jr. competition held at Discovery Park of America [DPA] to support local food banks, and Westview High School secured first place in 5 of 6 categories. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Clubs from Dresden Middle, Dresden High, and Westview High represented the district at the event on November 3.
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TECTA Enrollees Gain Education, Experience, and Credential at No Cost to Student
11/02/2022
Weakley County Schools students are on their way to earning a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) for the first time through dual enrollment with Dyersburg State this school year – at no cost to the student.
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Transportation Director Tim Barker and Assistant Director of Schools Betsi Foster
Weakley County Schools Awarded $120,000 EPA Grant For Propane School Buses
11/01/2022
Weakley County Schools students will soon be riding on four new propane school buses, thanks to grant funds awarded to the district through the U.S. EPA Clean School Bus Program.
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Students Gain Experience at CTSO Leadership Day
10/24/2022
High school students from Weakley County Schools came together to engage in leadership development, career exploration, and networking on October 6th for Career and Technical Student Organization [CTSO] Leadership Day. The annual event educates students on local career availability, introduces students to business and industry leaders, provides real-world application of skills through activities, and encourages students to be responsible and contributing citizens.
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Summer Program Promotes K-8 Reading With Reward
10/20/2022
A districtwide summer reading program provided students in grades K-8 the opportunity to keep reading throughout the summer months along with a reward upon achievement.
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Inventors and Their Inventions
Inventor's Fair Generates Bright Ideas at Martin Elementary School
10/04/2022
Martin Elementary School is growing a group of promising inventors after a recent 5th grade Inventor’s Fair produced nearly 70 prototypes and models of inventions.
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College Board 2022 Award Winners
Four Weakley County Schools Students Awarded with Academic Honors From College Board National Recognition Program
09/21/2022
Weakley County Schools is celebrating the announcement that four students from three schools are recipients of the National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA) from the College Board National Recognition Program.
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Weakley County Schools' Principals Share Their Vision for the Year as Parent-Teacher Conference Approaches
09/16/2022
After a successful first 6 weeks back in the classroom, students and school leaders are well into the groove of another successful year. With the fall Parent-Teacher Conference approaching September 27, Weakley County Schools’ Principals are sharing their vision and areas of focus to cultivate in their schools by next May.
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Dresden Elementary and Martin Elementary Named 2022 Tennessee Reward Schools, District Designated 'Advancing'
09/13/2022
Dresden Elementary School and Martin Elementary School have achieved Tennessee Reward School status by the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE).
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Gleason School Offers Incentives To Students For Being Their Best
08/30/2022
Gleason School is offering unique incentives to reward excellence in students. Gleason School Principal Lee Lawrence and his faculty have worked together to establish several initiatives to inspire students to work hard at being their best.
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2022-23 Westview FFA Chapter Officers
Westview FFA Chapter Receives Grant
08/25/2022
Funds to be used for materials and construction of a mobile solar power generation system.
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Small Changes Make a Big Impact on Local Special Education
08/22/2022
Weakley County Schools’ Special Education Department is making improvements to support more teaching and less paperwork for special education teachers.
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Weakley County Schools Food Pantry Open Again To Help Families in Need
08/11/2022
The Weakley County Schools Food Pantry is again open for the school year to provide food at no charge for families of students and staff who need it.
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Grade Scale Change To Benefit Students
08/03/2022
As the result of a state law that began July 1, Weakley County Schools have adopted a new 10-point grading scale for students in grades 1-12.
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Weakley County Schools Announces New Transportation Director
07/29/2022
Weakley County Schools welcomes Tim Barker as the district’s new Transportation Director. The longtime educator began July 21.
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Playhouse Brings Shakespeare to Weakley
05/03/2022
Starting Friday, May 6 and continuing the 7, 12, 13 and 14, family, friends, and patrons of the arts will have the opportunity to see one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on the biggest set the countywide theater group has required to date.
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