HCDE Superintendent To Visit Seven Schools On First Day

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

HCDE Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson plans to meet with teachers and students all across the district.

"He is looking forward to visiting a wide variety of HCDE Schools, because he realizes what an amazing diverse community Hamilton County is," officials said.

“We have to make sure every single student receives the education they deserve, not just what they need, but what they deserve to excel in life after graduation,” Dr. Johnson said.

In addition to three of the district’s Innovation Zone Schools, Dr. Johnson will stop by the town of Signal Mountain, check out arts education at one of Hamilton County’s magnet schools, visit a school with a brand new Volkswagen eLab, and say hello to the Tennessee Southeast Region Principal of the Year at Ooltewah High School.

Here is the full list of locations and times:

7:30 a.m. Orchard Knob Middle School
Dr. Johnson will see firsthand the renovations completed this summer and newly renovated library area.

8:15 a.m. Woodmore Elementary School
Dr. Johnson will meet with one of the District’s new principals, and wish the kids a great school year.

9 a.m. Brainerd High School
Dr. Johnson will check out the Career and Technical Education offerings available at Hamilton County schools.

9:45 a.m. Barger Academy of Fine Arts
Dr. Johnson will see firsthand one of Hamilton County’s renowned magnet schools and see how successful arts education can be.

11 a.m. Signal Mountain Middle High School
Dr. Johnson will show Signal Mountain educators and administrators, as well as the community at large, that HCDE wants to keep Signal Mountain schools.

Noon Red Bank High School
Dr. Johnson will tour one of the eight new Volkswagen eLabs in Hamilton County middle and high schools.

1 p.m. Ooltewah High School
Dr. Johnson will meet Tennessee Southeast Region Principal of the Year Robin Copp.

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