Remake Learning Days Initiative Set For May 6-15

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Students of all ages and their families will enjoy fun, free events hosted throughout the community during the Remake Learning Days initiative May 6-15. Hosted virtually and at libraries, city recreation centers, schools and venues across the community, these events are designed to engage learners of all ages and their families in the wide diversity of enrichment programming available throughout the community.

Families, educators and students are encouraged to visit remakelearningdays.org to explore the wide array of events available. Hosted virtually and in person this year, event themes include art, maker, outdoor learning, science, technology and youth voice. Some of this year’s events include coding, gardening, learning about bees, augmented reality adventures and more.

Remake Learning Days Across America is led by Remake Learning, a network that ignites engaging, relevant, and equitable learning practices in support of young people navigating rapid social and technological change. National partners of RLDAA include PBS Kids, Digital Promise, Common Sense Media, Learning Heroes and Noggin. RLDAA is supported by The Grable Foundation, The Hewlett Foundation, Schmidt Futures Carnegie Corporation of New York and Ford Foundation.

For more information specifically on Remake Learning Days Across America, visit remakelearningdays.org or follow RLDAA on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the hashtag #RemakeDays.


Inky Johnson Is Keynote Speaker At UTK Graduation

Chattanooga State TCAT Announces December Graduations

Ramirez To Speak At Lee's Winter Commencement Dec. 11


Vol for Life Inquoris “Inky” Johnson, known for his inspiring life journey overcoming a tragic football injury, will address University of Tennessee, Knoxville, undergraduate students as the ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology will hold commencement exercises on the main campus in the Humanities Auditorium on Dec. 3 and 11. The main campus is at 4501 Amnicola ... (click for more)

Lee University will welcome Dr. David E. Ramirez to speak at the winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Ramirez serves as an assistant general overseer for the ... (click for more)



Student Scene

Inky Johnson Is Keynote Speaker At UTK Graduation

Vol for Life Inquoris “Inky” Johnson, known for his inspiring life journey overcoming a tragic football injury, will address University of Tennessee, Knoxville, undergraduate students as the keynote speaker for the 9 a.m. Dec. 10 fall commencement at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graduate hooding will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9, at the arena. Doctoral candidate Bikash ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State TCAT Announces December Graduations

Chattanooga State’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology will hold commencement exercises on the main campus in the Humanities Auditorium on Dec. 3 and 11. The main campus is at 4501 Amnicola Hwy. Two ceremonies will be held on Friday, Dec.3. Graduates from the Business and Transportation programs are scheduled at 10:30 a.m., while Industrial program ceremonies are scheduled ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Watts Bar Unit 1 Completes Scheduled Refueling, Maintenance Outage

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 1 returned to operation on Saturday, after completing a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage, and is again producing reliable, carbon-free energy. At its full generating capacity, the unit creates enough energy to power 650,000 homes. “Throughout the outage, our employees and contract partners maintained their ... (click for more)

Home In Birchwood Destroyed By Fire Saturday Evening

A home was destroyed Saturday evening in the Birchwood area. At 7:25 pm, the Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded to a residential fire at 11306 Birchwood Pike. The first engine on the scene reported a fully involved residential fire. Once firefighters confirmed everyone was out of the house, they conducted a defensive attack to contain the fire to the one structure. ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Plight Of The Homeless - And Response (3)

I work very closely with the homeless population in our Chattanooga area. My son and I take around 50 meals a week to our friends living in the tent cities. On Wednesday at 9 a.m. I witnessed first hand the Tennessee Department of Transportation destroying everything - my friends' homes and all of their possessions. My friends in the tent cities have always told me that TDOT ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Albom On Oxford

I never got to know Mitch Albom back in my sports writer days. We covered some of the same events but other than an occasional “How ya doin’?” the only thing we had in common was he worked at the Detroit Free Press and I was at the Chattanooga News-Free Press. Then Mitch entered our hearts in 1967 with the wonderful book, “Tuesdays with Morrie,” and, man, he was off to the races. ... (click for more)