Enrollment at the Hamilton County Schools after the fifth day is 42,285 - up 335 students over the fifth day last school year.
The increase in the high schools is 426.
Middle schools are down 55, and elementary schools down 36.
September 28, 2016
Finding possible uses for discarded glass will be one of the focuses for Green/Spaces under a $40,000 grant from the city related to recycling. Justin Holland, city public works director, ... (click for more)
A water line burst at Waterville Community Elementary School on Wednesday, and the school has no water pressure. A decision was made to close the school at 11:10 a.m. Buses will run their ... (click for more)
Susan Teresa Jones is facing a variety of charges after police said she made a commotion at Erlanger Hospital and assaulted several officers, including biting and kicking them. Ms. Jones, ... (click for more)
Finding possible uses for discarded glass will be one of the focuses for Green/Spaces under a $40,000 grant from the city related to recycling. Justin Holland, city public works director, said glass is "the most challenging" aspect in recycling at this time due to the lack of markets for recycled glass. Green/Spaces is "to launch an expansive educational marketing campaign ... (click for more)
A water line burst at Waterville Community Elementary School on Wednesday, and the school has no water pressure. A decision was made to close the school at 11:10 a.m. Buses will run their regular routes. No other schools were affected. (click for more)
Monday, Sept. 26, our first presidential debate happened; no minds were changed. Yet something beautiful and important happened. The Atlanta Falcons, my team, played the New Orleans Saints. Instead of some irrelevant, broad based, screw America protest, the opposing teams locked arms in unity. I was impressed. I have been a Falcon Fan since 1971 when WMOC AM ... (click for more)
Let’s pretend you are coming to a new and exciting world. You are on the jolly good ship “Mayflower” when some Miles Standish-type of a guy (he was the Pilgrim’s first cop) calls you into is presence and says, “Within two hours we are expected to stand on Plymouth Rock. Please come up with ten primary goals we should have in our public schools.” I believe you could do it within ... (click for more)
There’s a lesson to be learned for those young folks who choose cross country as their sport in the fall: It’s impossible to win a race in the first mile, but you can surely lose one in that same space. As anyone with much running experience can verify, the fastest person doesn’t always win. Running smart and using a tactical approach with planned pacing often produces ... (click for more)
The Signal Mountain Lady Eagles took care of business at home Tuesday night as they swept visiting Notre Dame by scores of 25-15, 25-19 and 25-19 to claim first place in District 7-AA with a 10-0 district mark and 30-8 overall. Audrie Johnson had 11 kills while Kate Barry added 17 digs and 11 assists. Nicole Terfloth finished with 18 digs and three aces for the winners ... (click for more)