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Farragut High School to host Back to School Scholastic Chess Tournament  The knoxville focus

The Farragut High School Mu Alpha Theta Club is hosting a Back to School Scholastic Chess Tournament on Saturday, September 21, starting at 9:30 a.m..

Farragut High School hosting Back to School Scholastic Chess Event

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — Farragut High School will host a Back to School Chess Event later this month. It costs $20 to enter and all of the proceeds will go to the ...

East Tennessee high school football: Week 2 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

The second week of the Tennessee high school football season is here, and just about every team is looking to avoid 0-2 or earn a 2-0 start.

Farragut High School named one of 26 STEM schools in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut High School is one of 26 schools in the state to receive the Tennessee STEM School Designation for science, technology, engineering and math, ...

Farragut High gets new principal, Siebe moves to HR job  Knoxville News Sentinel

Ryan Siebe has moved to an administrative position, and former Bearden High principal John Bartlett has been appointed principal of Farragut High.

Meet the 7 new Knox County high school principals  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden, L&N STEM Academy, Hardin Valley Academy and four other high schools are getting new leadership for the new school year.

Bullying forced student to leave Farragut High; parents say Knox County Schools did nothing to help him  Knoxville News Sentinel

The bullying didn't begin with fellow students shoving him into walls and pelting him with food, but it also didn't end there. It didn't even end after he eventually ...

Who's your principal? See the new faces at Knox County Schools for 2019-20  Knoxville News Sentinel

Is there a new principal in your child's school? Quite a few places have new faces, and we're keeping track of the elementary, middle and high school ...

U.S. News & World Report: Here's how high schools rank by metro area in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top high schools by metro area, including Knoxville, Nashville and others.

Lawsuit: Farragut High teacher ignored warning sign in journal of student who later killed himself  Knoxville News Sentinel

The parents of a student who committed suicide last year have filed a lawsuit claiming Farragut High School officials ignored warning signs. Angela M Gosnell ...

Farragut’s new Admiral Pub keeps craft beer flowing after Casual Pint closes  Knoxville News Sentinel

Step inside the Admiral Pub to explore the latest addition to the craft beer scene in Farragut. Occupying the old Casual Pint site at 143 Brooklawn Street in the ...

Farragut eyesore corner could get tap room, food trucks, ice cream shop  Knoxville News Sentinel

Co-owners and developers Doug Justus and Carlos Cortez appeared with architect Brian Nicholson and laid out their plans for Admirals Landing. They are West ...

3 Farragut High students commit suicide this semester; Knox County Schools sets Thursday meeting  Knoxville News Sentinel

Three Farragut High School students have committed suicide this semester, including two within the past month, prompting Knox County Schools officials to ...

Bearden, Caleb Wilkins hand Farragut first loss of high school football season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Caleb Wilkins rushed for 147 yards on 17 carries to lead Bearden to a 17-13 win over previously undefeated Farragut.

Knox County Schools marching bands battle heat, pick up the beat at band camp  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County marching bands braved the summer heat last week to get in tune for their upcoming season. Check out photos of band camp at a handful of high ...

TNReady: Knox students gained proficiency in most subjects, but some schools lagging  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fewer than half of students in Knox County, or Tennessee, public schools are proficient in the areas of language arts, math and history — but in most subjects, ...

Farragut High School senior who drowned in Fort Loudoun Lake identified  Knoxville News Sentinel

An 18-year-old Farragut High School senior whose body was pulled from Fort Loudoun Lake after he fell overboard from a boat Wednesday has been identified.

Shopper News Blog: Baseball camp a home run at Karns High School  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Knoxville real estate: See inside a $5 million Farragut mansion for sale  Knoxville News Sentinel

"It basically has everything that we ever wanted in the house and then some.”

Summer Camps Guide 2019: How to keep kids busy in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Complete list of Summer Camps in Knoxville, Tennessee for 2019.

Hardin Valley Academy, Farragut High slated for school rezoning  Knoxville News Sentinel

A portion of the Hardin Valley Academy school zone will likely be redrawn to send more students to Farragut High School next fall, a move that could help ...

Former Farragut standout Jaiden McCoy joins Lady Vols  WVLT.TV

Knoxville native and Northwest Florida State College standout Jaiden McCoy began summer classes at the University of Tennessee on Thursday .

Farragut High School coping with three student suicides  WATE 6 On Your Side

In the last few months three Farragut High school students have taken their own lives.

6 East Tennessee High Schools among top 30 in state  WVLT.TV

The U.S. News and World Report annual list of top high school in the country named six in East Tennessee among the best in the state.

Knox County principal Amy Brace moving forward years after school shooting  Knoxville News Sentinel

Energy knows no bounds in the world, according to Dr. Amy Brace. The new principal of West View Elementary School is able to use her desk chair to store her ...

All-PrepXtra girls and boys wrestling teams for 2019  Knoxville News Sentinel

The first eight members of the Knox News All-PrepXtra girls wrestling team are nominees for the girls wrestler of the Year. The winner will be announced May 29 ...

Baseball, softball, soccer district tournament schedule, results for Knoxville area  Knoxville News Sentinel

District Tournament schedules can be emailed to The schedule will be updated throughout the district tournaments.

Drowning victim was to graduate Saturday from Farragut High  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut High School students are again grieving the loss of a classmate as the drowning of a graduating senior Wednesday marked the fourth death among ...

Military teachers are the highest paid educators in Knox County Schools. Why?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Of the more than 4,000 teachers in Knox County Schools' classrooms, a cluster of those teaching Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps rank as the highest ...

Former Farragut High School coach, wife found dead in DeKalb County lake  The Tennessean

Lendon Welch was a beloved former coach at Farragut High School. A street in front of the school bears his name.

One student arrested for bomb threat at Farragut High School

The Knox County Sheriff's Office believes an 11-year-old was responsible for a bomb threat earlier this week at Hardin Valley Elementary School.

Farragut band steps off full speed ahead under new director Kenneth Carrico  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's been a whirlwind of activity for new Farragut High School Director of Bands Kenneth Carrico. Since assuming the top position earlier this year, he's quickly ...

Shopper News blog: Halls High to induct three into Hall of Fame  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Shopper News blog: Music shapes minds, says Hardin Valley orchestra teacher  Knoxville News Sentinel

Shopper News brings you the latest happenings in your community.

Why do Knox County schools start so early?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Students will start school Aug. 5. That's early. Here's how the Knox County Schools calendar came together.

Why 15 Knox County high school students will perform a free concert in Market Square  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fifteen Knox County High School students have been working for weeks to prepare for their upcoming time to shine at CTE Goes Live on Friday.

Local teams win big at national dance competition  WVLT.TV

Congratulate two local teams, Bearden High School and Farragut High School, on their wins at the UDA National Dance Competition in Florida.

Fourth of July events in East Tennessee

Here are all the July 4th events in East Tennessee in 2019.

2018 Knox County Band Exhibition highlights all 13 Knoxville bands  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Farragut High School Marching Band performs at the Knox County Band Exhibition at Hardin Valley High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on Monday, ...

WVLT-TV Channel 8 names new chief meteorologist, and she's from Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Heather Haley is a graduate of Farragut High School and the University of Tennessee.

Knox County Schools: What's the cost of being a student?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Parents open their wallets a lot during the first weeks of Knox County schools resuming after the break. Here's a rundown of some of the expenses.

WVLT names East Tennessee native as Chief Meteorologist  WVLT.TV

WVLT-TV announced Friday that East Tennessee native Heather Haley has been named chief meteorologist of its stations.

Who were Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom?  WVLT.TV

It has been more than 10 years since the brutal killings of a young Knoxville couple. Many people know the details of their deaths, but not everyone knows the ...

Lady Vols volleyball finding more and more talent around Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Eve Rackham wants to acquire talent for her University of Tennessee volleyball program, and her mission includes a 20-minute drive. That's when she goes to ...


At the Tennessee Mountain Writers' 31st annual conference in Oak Ridge over the weekend, several area writers came up winners in various categories.

Video: CW: Feast with the Beasts 2019  WVLT.TV

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How West Knox County changed from wheat fields and farms to subdivisions and shopping malls  Knoxville News Sentinel

From farm land and wheat fields to the bustling area W. Knox County has become, the region's growth began in earnest in the 1950s.

Farragut girls basketball player keeps the game in perspective  WVLT.TV

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One basketball player's love for the game earned her a spot on the team. She's teaching the Farragut Lady Admirals the game is ...

Knox Co. hosting $10 rabies vaccination clinics on May 4 & 11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — If your pets have not been vaccinated against rabies, mark your calendars to take them to one of these low-cost clinics sponsored by the ...

National Farmers Market Week  WVLT.TV

We visited Morristown's bustling farmers market Friday. The good, *fresh* produce isn't just limited to the big cities.

Knox News Sports Awards: See the winners of the awards  Knoxville News Sentinel

The annual Knox News Sports Awards honored our community's high school athletes. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs was the special guest.

Knoxville native Jaiden McCoy commits to Lady Vols  247Sports

Jaiden McCoy took a circuitous route, but she ended up where she started in basketball in her hometown of Knoxville. The landing spot this time was "The ...

Tough running of Kyle Carter leads Farragut past Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut fullback Kyle Carter had a big 53-yard run to help the Admirals beat Oak Ridge.

Free Flu Shot Saturday on Oct. 13 to have regular and 'high-dose' flu vaccine available  Knoxville News Sentinel

A more powerful “high-dose” flu vaccine is for older adults. This year, it will be available at Free Flu Shot Saturday, Oct. 13 at six area schools.

Farragut student suspended for extra chicken nugget  Knoxville News Sentinel

Justice has been served for a Farragut High School student after his suspension for buying an extra chicken nugget in the lunch line was overturned.

Where to find 4th of July fireworks, events in Knoxville, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, beyond  Knoxville News Sentinel

July 4th is approaching quickly, so get ready for a plethora of events in Knoxville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Oak Ridge and beyond.

UT Names 15 Outstanding Students Incoming Haslam Scholars  Tennessee Today

Two are Eagle Scouts. Several speak two or more languages. All have demonstrated academic excellence, served in leadership roles, and been avid ...

Best of East Tennessee students' art showing at Knoxville Museum of Art  Knoxville News Sentinel

The best of East Tennessee student art is in the 13th East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition opening Nov. 23 at the Knoxville Museum of Art.

Former Tennessee guard Jon Higgins hired as Farragut boys basketball coach  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut High School hired former Tennessee guard Jon Higgins as its new boys basketball coach on Thursday.

Back to school 2018: Meet the new Knox County school principals  Knoxville News Sentinel

Find out who is new and who has transferred for the 2018-19 school year.

Farragut graduation remembers seniors who passed  WATE 6 On Your Side

Nearly 500 Farragut graduates gathered in the Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday, but not without remembering four students who passed away this year, two of ...

New Farragut Band Director leading summer camp  GoVolsXtra

First year director Kenneth Carrico leads the Farragut High School band camp Wednesday, July 18, 2018 on a parking lot at the high school. Michael ...

Knox Schools budget includes 3.5% teacher raise, 3 new schools; heads to commission for vote  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education on Wednesday approved a $506 million fiscal year 2020 budget for Knox County Schools, including 3.5% teacher raises, ...

10 About Town: April 25 - 28, 2019

Dogwood Arts Festival, wine at the zoo, and Volapalooza.

Knoxville-area high school girls soccer players to watch this season  Knoxville News Sentinel

The girls soccer season is underway. Here are some players to keep an eye on as it progresses.

A season of promise, frustration, tragedy for Farragut girls basketball  Knoxville News Sentinel

An unpredictable regular season that has been spattered with great promise, filled with frustration and was marked with tragedy before it even got started just got ...

Farragut High School senior killed in head-on crash  Knoxville News Sentinel

A Farragut High School senior was killed in a head-on crash in South Knox County over the weekend, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Farragut’s Parker Noland turned down big league money to play at Vanderbilt  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Playing in the big leagues has always been Parker Noland's life-long dream.

Behind the Badge: School Resource Officer works for children’s best interest, trust  WATE 6 On Your Side

WEST KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) - In the wake of numerous school shootings as well as the thwarted shooting plot at a Cumberland County school earlier ...

Advance Financial Awards Scholarships

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based Advance Financial awarded scholarships to 10 outstanding Tennessee students at a banquet at Little Italy Maggiano's on ...

Knox County parents, students share views on school security, welcome improvements  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools parents, students say school safety improvements are needed and share their views on security as students get ready to return Aug. 8.

TBI director David Rausch to speak at leadership series created by Farragut student  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rebecca Fisher created the Farragut Leadership Series. Mayor Madeline Rogero and former UT chancellor Beverly Davenport were 2017 speakers.

All-PrepXtra girls soccer team for 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

The first eight members of the Knox News All-PrepXtra girls soccer first team are nominees for the girls soccer player of the year. The winner will be announced ...

2018 Knoxville-area high school football schedules  Knoxville News Sentinel

All the regular-season schedules for Knoxville area football teams.

Shopper News blog: ‘Fun in the Sun’ at Belle Morris Elementary  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Shopper News blog: Author recalls early history of Lawnville community  Knoxville News Sentinel

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2017 All-PrepXtra golf teams  Knoxville News Sentinel

(All first-team members are nominees for Girls Golfer of the Year). Lexanne Halama. Farragut, Fr. Why chosen: Halama tied for fifth in the Large Class state ...

Shopper News blog: Brew pubs, nature projects build South Knox profile in 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

Shopper News brings you the latest happenings in your community.

Farragut-Knox County partnership to create community center at former Faith Lutheran Church  Knoxville News Sentinel

Good news for residents as the Town of Farragut prepares to complete the purchase of property slated to house a town community center and new West Knox ...

TSSAA Spring Fling: High school state tournament scoreboard  The Tennessean

See the schedule and results from the TSSAA's Spring Fling.

Flu season is finally over in East Tennessee — later than the rest of the state  Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee Medical Center reported four adult flu deaths for the 2018-2019 season.

Knox County bands hit all the right notes  Knoxville News Sentinel

It was a marching band lover's dream come true as all 13 Knox County high school marching bands performed in full dress on Bill Clabo field at Farragut High ...

Shopper News blog: The Heart of Halls: Center loves seniors and community  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Ex-Karns High student in custody on trespass charge; lockdown lifted  Knoxville News Sentinel

Daniel Bell is in custody on a trespassing charge after Karns High School was put on lockdown Monday morning.

How a Haitian earthquake survivor ended up playing soccer in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rivaldo Hill was left in an orphanage after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. He ended up playing soccer in Knoxville at Farragut High School.

KCSO: All suspects in bomb threats ID'd or charged

(KNOXVILLE) Authorities say they have identified every person involved in a spree of bomb threats at two Knox County schools over the last few weeks. School ...

WVLT Weather: Few showers Wednesday  WVLT.TV

Warmer weather starts today with very mild temperatures, isolated rain showers, and lots of blue sky. Well be in the lower 70s this afternoon with morning fog ...

Knox County election: Republicans win several House seats; Democrat Johnson takes District 13  Knoxville News Sentinel

One Knox County State House race came down to less than 800 votes. "We were nervous until the very end."

Blount County Schools will no longer name valedictorian, salutatorian after class of 2021  Knoxville News Sentinel

The schools will use the Latin honors system for students graduating in the class of 2022 and beyond.

Victor Ashe: Mayor Glenn Jacobs' aide brings new energy to Knox County mayor's office  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bryan Hair of Farragut is the new chief of staff for Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. Hair, 34, was born and raised in Farragut, graduated from Farragut High ...

Knox School Board approves early retirement incentive plan  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education unanimously approved an early retirement incentive plan that could potentially save Knox County Schools millions of ...

New park opening in Bearden salutes home-grown hit makers the Everly Brothers  Knoxville News Sentinel

It did not take too long for the Everly Brothers to start becoming a hit-making rock 'n' roll duo after moving to Nashville from Knoxville in the mid-1950s.

The King's Academy's Regan Weekly named Gatorade Tennessee softball player of the year  Knoxville News Sentinel

Regan Weekly, a second baseman at The King's Academy, was named the Gatorade Tennessee softball player of the year. Weekly is a Dartmouth signee.

Knoxville area high school football players who have signed with colleges  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here is a list of Knoxville area football players who have signed during the early signing period Wednesday.

Shopper News blog: Nature’s Crossing offers healing herbs and CBD  Knoxville News Sentinel

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‘Non-specific threat’ at Farragut High School leads to early dismissal  WATE 6 On Your Side

Farragut High School students were dismissed early Friday due to what school officials say was a "non-specific threat" written on a school wall.

TN Election: Smith concedes to Johnson in District 13 race  Knoxville News Sentinel

TN Election: Smith concedes to Johnson in District 13 race.

Why around 200 Knox County students produced a free Market Square concert  Knoxville News Sentinel

A Friday night concert in Market Square was the culmination of a school year's work for many Knox County students and staff.

Remembering Why: Murder of 23-year-old Lee Standifer

Knoxville — When David Miller died in the electric chair in Nashville on Thursday night, the family of his victim was not there. The surviving relatives of Lee ...

'High-dose' senior shot a big success at annual Flu Shot Saturday; $12K raised for Empty Stocking Fund  Knoxville News Sentinel

Though the annual Free Flu Shot Saturday event has been going strong for a quarter-century, this year was the first organizers have offered the higher-dose ...

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