Rogersville City School students got to do the talking for a change during Tuesday's Board of Education meeting as they accepted awards for the school's Farm Bureau Essay and 4-H Public Speaking contests by presenting their winning speeches.
When current superintendent Rebecca Isaacs announced earlier this year that she would be retiring after the 2019-20, the RCS Board of Education contracted with Wayne Qualls to over see the search to replace Isaacs, who is completing her 9th year at the helm of RCS.
Earlier this month the Hawkins County Board of Education honored several students including three members of Surgoinsville Middle School's Cross Country team who distinguished themselves at the state meet on Oct. 5.
For director Rebecca Isaacs, who retires at the end of this school year, earning Reward School and Exemplary District status this year is even sweeter because she began her career at RCS in 2011 with RCS earning Reward/Exemplary status.
“Our demand is always bigger than the resources. With this money we are able to meet more needs. But, being a county with no shelter, it is harder to meet the needs of families in transition and trying to find affordable housing.” — April Couch
“Mr. Qualls will be coming here I the next couple of months and will be sitting down with the board to talk to them about what their goals and desires are to move forward.” — Rebecca Isaacs
Rogersville City School announced Tuesday evening it will be closed for the rest of the week beginning Wednesday due to extensive illness and the need to scrub down the school with disinfectant.
"(The reviewer) has been with the Tennessee Department of Education for five years, and that's the first time she's had a review that didn't have any findings." — RCS cafeteria manager Colby Wagoner
"On behalf of all staff and students at Rogersville City School, I join you in welcoming Mrs. Phillips to our table. It's going to be a pleasure to work with her and to see her on this side of what happens at City School." — RCS director Rebecca Isaacs
Rogersville City School’s long history of high academic performance remained intact during the 2017-18, and on Tuesday the Board of Education took a tour of Tennessee’s new state report card format to find out how that happened.
Rep. Gary Hicks made a stop at Rogersville City School Monday to present the first of five Tennessee House of Representatives proclamations honoring the five schools in his district for being named 2018 Rewards Schools by the state Department of Education.
Promise Medical Group separated with its founder Dr. Chris Calendine earlier this year. Calendine was sentenced to six months in jail and eight year probation last month after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual battery against a child.
“I truly believe the implementation of our STEM program figured in there as well. For Rogersville City School to be number two among all the Williamson Counties and Maryvilles is pretty outstanding." — Rebecca Isaacs
On Saturday, March 24 the Rogersville Tree Board will offer free seedlings to the public in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church. A total of 225 seedlings will be available.
Apparently Rogersville City School can keep a secret because school board chairman Reed Matney had no idea he was being honored during Tuesday's meeting, not even when his wife Regina decided to attend.