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Construction On Hudgens Hopes To Help with School Traffic

Roadwork to improve Cookeville’s Hudgens Street has begun. Public Works Director Greg Brown said they hope the work will aid in traffic around Capshaw School during carpool hours. “It’s adding a turning lane on Hudgens at the corner of Elm and then adding a turning lane down Elm to Cougar Drive to help keep the traffic off of the main ... Read More »

Putnam County Schools Celebrate End of School

Putnam County Schools celebrate the last day of the school year on Friday. Director of Schools Corby King said that after a year navigating unprecedented obstacles, he’s thankful for the dedication of his faculty and staff. “All of our employees–our teachers, our nurses, the bus drivers who were picking students up wearing their masks when it was 100 degrees in ... Read More »

White County School Board Approves 21-22 Calendar

The White County School Board Thursday approved next year’s school calendar with one minor change. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the last day of school will be May 21st, which is on a Saturday. “That’ll be a 9:30 on a Saturday, and that’s just to avoid coming back on that next Monday,” Dronebarger said. “After you have kind of ... Read More »

Tutoring Can Help Students After COVID Shutdown

Some parents use the summer months as a time for students to work with tutors for individual work on areas of weakness. This year’s COVID-19 school shutdown has led many education experts to suggest summer tutoring for any student to help students overcome the loss of education time. John Keisling is Director of Educational Outreach for Crossville’s Sylvan Learning Center ... Read More »

Putnam County Schools To Hold Graduation Ceremonies

Putnam County Schools announced Wednesday they will hold in-person graduation ceremonies June 5th and 6th at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. There will be a four-guest maximum per graduating senior. Upperman High School Graduation will be held Friday, June 5, at 6. Monterey High School graduation will be held Saturday June 6th at 4. Capacity permitting, Cookeville High School Graduation will ... Read More »

Dekalb Middle Set To Work On Security

Dekalb County Middle School will soon make improvements to its security protocols. Director of Schools Patrick Cripps said the improvements are needed because of the school’s design. “When you first walk into it, it’s kind of an open concept,” Cripps said. “What we are wanting to put in is a vestibule so that there will be a check-in point when ... Read More »

Van Buren County Prepares For Student Absence

The Van Buren County School System returns to school Monday in the virtual way. School Director Cheryl Cole said internet classes on Google Classroom and Zoom are being prepared. “It’s just totally different than what we’re used to. We’d like to go back to what we consider the norm and being in school and things. It’s just a challenge of ... Read More »