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Giles County Cattleman’s Association President Brett McNeil presents $50 and a Certification of Achievement to MaeLee Williamson in recognition of her performance at the Tennessee State 4-H Public Speaking competition, where she took top honors and was named the 2022 Ninth Grade Tennessee St…

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Giles County Cattleman’s Association President Brett McNeil presents $50 and a Certification of Achievement to MaeLee Williamson in recognition of her performance at the Tennessee State 4-H Public Speaking competition, where she took top honors and was named the 2022 Ninth Grade Tennessee St…

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The 2022 Ray Holt Memorial Scholarship recipients are congratulated by members of the Holt family. On hand for the presentation are (from left) Linda Holt, Lydia Barnickle, Leigh Ann Holt, Riley Britton, Chaye McElroy, Elizabeth Cox, Landon Hill, Layla Crabb, Webb Stewart, Brooklyn McKnight,…

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Tennessee State Rep. Clay Doggett and State Sen. Dr. Joey Hensley attended the Giles County Board of Education’s July 21 work session to answer questions the board had regarding recent legislative changes.

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The 2022 Trent Holt Memorial Scholarship recipients are congratulated by members of the Holt family. On hand for the presentation are (from left) Chaye McElroy, Leigh Ann Holt, Riley Britton, Landon Askins, Chloe Shelton, Josie Wiser, Layla Crabb, Connor Newton, Tucker Toone, Maggie Myers, S…

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Preliminary Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) scores have been released by the state, and the overall scores for Giles County students have rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. Giles County Assistant Director of Schools Tommy Hunter presented these findings to the Board of Educa…

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Richland School’s April Students of the Month are (seated, from left) Riley Hale, Harley Patterson, Langston Norris, Bentley Thomason, (standing) Macie Dunavant, Denton Watkins, Kristen Garner, Ethan Workman, Kailey Thomason, (not pictured) Jake Haddock and Sam Edwards.   RS / Submitted

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The Giles County Creative Clover Schoolhome 4H Club tours First National Bank. FNB’s Savannah Bentley guided the youth around all the different departments of the bank. Students learned what happens on a daily basis in each department, and were able to enter the vault, board room, theater an…

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Richland School’s April Students of the Month are (seated, from left) Riley Hale, Harley Patterson, Langston Norris, Bentley Thomason, (standing) Macie Dunavant, Denton Watkins, Kristen Garner, Ethan Workman, Kailey Thomason, (not pictured) Jake Haddock and Sam Edwards.   RS / Submitted

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Bridgeforth Middle School’s 2022 Top Ten are (from left) 1 — JD Kelly, 2 — Addison Shelton, 3 — Chloe Norwood, 4 — Cooper White, 5 — Bralynn Yarbrough, 6 — Hunter Wilson, 7 — Oakley Ivey, 8 — Ethan Vincent, 9 — Camden Eubank and 10 — Josie Curry.   BMS / Submitted

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The Giles County Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 7, in the Central Office Boardroom.

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This month the Tennessee School Board Association released an update to its model policy, reflecting new legal references and other guidelines. Giles County Director of Schools Dr. Vickie Beard presented the first batch of these updates to local policies for board consideration last week.

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A minimum 4 percent raise for all employees was part of the budget that was recommended by the Giles County Commission’s Schools Committee as part of the school system’s 2022-23 fiscal year budget.

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Richland School’s Raider Renaissance program recognizes and rewards those high school students who are working hard every day. To be named to the program, all students must exemplify good behavior and character and have no unexcused absences. Members are categorized as GOLD — for earning a 4…

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Giles County students get a first-hand look at a variety of career choices spanning everything from law enforcement and emergency services to information technology and a wide range in-between at the annual Career Expo, which returned March 12 after a two-year COVID-related hiatus. The event…

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Richland Elementary School’s March Students of the Month are (at left, front row, from left) kindergartner Karter Ray Vandygriff, first grader Kristen King, pre-kindergartner Boston Landry, (back row) third grader Ayden Medford, fourth grader Cason Stout, fifth grader Shelby Greene and secon…

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Richland School’s March Students of the Month are (below, seated, from left) Jackson Boyer, Ian Brady, Emma Gibson, (standing) Luke Eslick, Sophia Chapman, Colton Trimble, Hannah Little, Isom Wilbanks, Shannon Hardy, (not pictured) Makenna Walls and Jerry Scroggins.   Submitted

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The Giles County High School Class of 2022 Top Ten are (from left) 10th Amberly Tucker, ninth Liberty Barrett, eighth Brooklyn McKnight, seventh Jacob Durham, sixth Sawyer Phillips, fifth Kyli Jernigan, fourth Kylie Hendricks, third Gracelynn Hood, valedictorian Webb Stewart and salutatorian…

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The students at Bridgeforth Middle School who have qualified to be named to the school’s second nine-week and first semester honor rolls of the 2021-22 academic year are: 

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The Richland High School Class of 2022 Top Ten are (seated, from left) valedictorian Lilly Baron, salutatorian Nolan Robertson, third Gracie Adams, (standing) fourth Ipek Kirimlioglu, fifth Brady Cothron, sixth Herlan Duran, seventh Jacob Johnson, eighth Jerry Scroggins, ninth Ollen Anthony …

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The students who have qualified to be named to Southside Elementary School’s second nine-weeks honor roll of the 2021-22 academic year are: 

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University of Tennessee Southern Chancellor Mark La Branche has announced plans to retire from his current role effective June 30.  The University of Tennessee System will name an interim chancellor in mid-June and launch a search for La Branche’s replacement later this year..  

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While secondary education is encouraged for many careers, some employers only require an employee to have obtained certain skills and prove they will be committed to the job.

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Giles County is facing the possibility of not qualifying for the regular federal free lunch program for the first time since 2014, the School Board was informed at its monthly work session April 21.

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Giles County’s high school students last week participated in a moving presentation aimed at opening their eyes to the addiction crisis in America.

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Showing off the Giles County Schools’ Mobile Welding Lab are (from left) GCHS Digital Arts and Design Instructor Meredith Craig who designed the graphics for the trailer, GCHS Agriculture Engineering Instructor Brian Dodge, Director of Schools Dr. Vickie Beard, EDC Executive Assistant Marily…

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The Giles County School System Alternative Program will be undergoing a procedural overhaul following months of work by a committee of stakeholders led by Assistant Director of Schools Keith Stacey.

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Named to the University of Tennessee at Martin’s Fall 2021 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls were: Erin E. Bledsoe, Highest Honors; Callie A. Stone, Highest Honors — both of Lynnville; Emma L. Mitchell, Honors; Emma L. Riggin, High Honors; Alexander D. Scherer, High Honors; Josie T. Scherer, Highest …

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Richland School’s February Students of the Month are (seated, from left) Connor Womack, Charles Randall, Jackson Grisham, (standing) Chris Buchanan, Organa Schumacher, Emma Reedy, Wyatt Derryberry, Lyndsey Owens, Jase Derrberry, Brady Cothron and (not pictured) Dyllon Butcher.   RS / Submitted

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