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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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Richland Elementary School’s February Students of the Month are (front row, from left) second grader Bristol Higgins, pre-kindergartner Chevelle Higgins, kindergartner Mila Woods, (back row) first grader Reed Augustin, fourth grader Lorelei Helton, fifth grader Kaya Ponder and third grader L…

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Lindsey Owens of Giles County was listed on the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Dean’s List for the Fall 2021 semester with a 4.0 average. Owens is 2018 graduate of Richland High School. She will graduate from UTC this spring with a major in biology.

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Richland School’s January Students of the Month are (front row, from left) Ryan Rose, Madison Johns, Peyton McCrary, (back row) Oliveah Garcia, Carter Hibdon, Allisyn Hewitt, Jackson Hagood, Katelyn Hood, Karsen Storey, Amaya Rosacia, and (not pictured) Jacob Johnson.   Submitted

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Richland Elementary School’s January Students of the Month are (front row, from left) kindergartner Charlie Stanford, first grader Ansley Harvey, pre-kindergartner Gunnar Hale, (back row) third grader Sam Jackson, fourth grader Kellyann Lovell, fifth grader Dalton Crane and second grader Mor…

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Giles County 4-H and Richland FFA are partnering with organizations and corporations across the state in a year-long initiative to promote ATV safety.

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Richland School’s Eighth Grade Top Ten are (seated, from left) first Bailey Blair, second Hudson Dickey, third Jackson Grisham, fourth Addison McCormack, (standing) fifth Bentley Thomason, sixth Melanie Reedy, seventh Lauren Cunningham, eighth Mary Katherine Butler, ninth Miles Fernandez and…

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The Giles County High School Graphic Design program is flourishing, and teacher Meridith Craig presented the students’ accomplishments to the Giles County School Board at its monthly meeting March 3. In addition to the Design I, II and III classes and work-based learning, Craig sponsors the …

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The Richland High School FFA hosted a college and career fair in conjunction with National FFA Week Feb. 25. Students in grades eight-12 were invited to explore the many opportunities available by speaking to representatives from local first responder agencies, post secondary educational ins…

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Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent weather events, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission has decided to extend the Tennessee Promise Scholarship FAFSA deadline and the priority FAFSA deadline to the Tennessee Student Assistance Award to March 1, 2022. 

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Richland School’s December Students of the Month are (front row, from left) Ciana Johnson, Grace Luffman, Alex Garza, (back row) Landon James, Hailey Rosacia, Laura Stone, Michael Casey Woodard, Courtlyn Gillam, Trey Luna, Jesse Hood and (not pictured) Emma Hewgley.   RS / Submitted

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Grants totaling $60,000 were approved by the Giles County Board of Education last week for use in local middle school and high school Career and Technical Education programs.  

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The students of Bridgeforth Middle School who have qualified to be named on the school’s first nine-week honor roll for the 2021-22 academic year are:

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Richland School’s November Students of the Month are (front row, from left) Jack Randall, Angela Velazquez, Rebecca Rosacia, Gray Ferguson, Wyatt Journey, (back row) Bryce Miller, Kennedy Sanders, Fritzly Hewitt, Chloe Green, Mathus Hale and Breea Gilbert.   Submitted

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Richland Elementary School’s October Students of the Month are (back row, from left) second grader Kase Killen, third grader Katherine Chiappe, fifth grader Brendan Hale, fourth grader Silas Dean, first grader Naksh Patel; (front row) pre-kindergartner Alex Johnson and (not pictured) kinderg…

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Richland School’s October Students of the Month are (seated, from left) Abbi Harmon, Kaleigh Zentz, Laura Jett, Jennifer Brymer, Jordan Stacy, (standing) Taylor Scott, Adella Hustrulid, Grace Hewgley, Brad Sellars, Gage Kirk and Ava Shrader.   RS / Submitted

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