Superintendent Johnson To Deliver A State Of The System Address

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dr. Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools, will share recent successes, challenges, and plans for the future for Hamilton County Schools in a State of the System address at Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. 

The community is invited to attend the event.  Dr. Johnson will share successes of the district through the stories of children, teachers, staff, parents, and volunteers who make Hamilton County Schools a great place to learn and grow, said officials.

The State of the System Address will feature performances by the Normal Park Jazz Band, the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences Show Choir, and acting students from the new theater program at The Howard School.

Students from schools and programs across the district will share their projects before and after the event with those attending. Displays and student projects available at CSAS will include projects from Future Ready Institutes in high schools, student-built electric cars, STEM projects and other opportunities available to children in schools that provide possibilities for their future.  Arrive early to talk with our students about what they are learning.

Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences is at 865 East 3rd St.  Parking will be available beside the school and behind the building.  The State of the System event will be held in the CSAS auditorium.  Signs and district personnel will direct from the parking area to the auditorium.

 

 


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