Hamilton County School Choice Lottery Now Open

Friday, January 7, 2022

The HCS Choose Hamilton: School Choice Lottery application window is open for parents to apply for their children to attend a choice option school in Hamilton County Schools for the fall of 2022.

Parents can choose from magnet schools, open enrollment schools, early college option programs, or Future Ready Institutes in Hamilton County.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 31. 

To learn more about Choose Hamilton, visit the website here.


East Ridge High School Reunion Party Is June 25

Morning Pointe Foundation Announces Nursing Scholarship Awardees From CSCC

Scholarship Honoring James Moreland Aims To Increase Minority Engineering Students At UTC


East Ridge High School Class of 1982 is hosting an all-class reunion party on Saturday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Founders Hall at Collegedale Commons. All classmates, teachers and faculty are ... (click for more)

Morning Pointe Foundation and Morning Pointe Senior Living announce that Erica Moody and Elizabeth Westmoreland have been selected as the Cleveland State Community College 2022 Morning Pointe ... (click for more)

A scholarship named for Chattanooga community advocate James Moreland is helping fund minority engineering scholarships at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The James Moreland ... (click for more)



Student Scene

East Ridge High School Reunion Party Is June 25

East Ridge High School Class of 1982 is hosting an all-class reunion party on Saturday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Founders Hall at Collegedale Commons. All classmates, teachers and faculty are encouraged to attend. The cost is $40 per person. There will be a live DJ, photo booth, ERHS trivia prizes, food buffets, wine, beer and soft drinks. See here for details or @erhs82 ... (click for more)

Morning Pointe Foundation Announces Nursing Scholarship Awardees From CSCC

Morning Pointe Foundation and Morning Pointe Senior Living announce that Erica Moody and Elizabeth Westmoreland have been selected as the Cleveland State Community College 2022 Morning Pointe Foundation scholars. The faculty of Cleveland State nominated these students for this scholarship due to their "high grades, skill and dedication in pursuit of a career in nursing." “Cleveland ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tennessee Republican Party State Executive Committee To Hear Election Challenges, Including County Mayor, On Friday Night By Zoom

The Tennessee Republican Party State Executive Committee will hear two election challenges from Hamilton County, including one for the county mayor race, by Zoom on Friday night. Sabrena Smedley is challenging the county mayor contest on grounds of many cross-over votes by Democrats that she said helped Weston Wamp win. The Hamilton County Election Commission has certified ... (click for more)

Health Department To Begin Administering Pfizer Booster Shots For Ages 5-11

The Hamilton County Health Department will begin administering Pfizer booster shots to individuals ages 5-11 at all Hamilton County Health clinics beginning on Friday. Per the CDC , individuals 5-11 years of age are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot if it has been a minimum of five months after the second shot in their primary series. A parent or legal guardian ... (click for more)

Opinion

Howard Graduates Shined Despite Gang Interruption

I have had many career highlights, but none like the partnership that Lookout Mountain Conservancy has enjoyed with The Howard School for the past 10 years. I have gotten to know hundreds of the students, and I often walk away thinking how fantastic these students are, and yet, how misunderstood. May 20, 2022, is a great example. I attended The Howard School graduation at Finley ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Man And The Tree

During my Morning Readings one day last week I came across an essay that appeared in the Epoch Times on October 27, 2020 entitled ‘The Man’s Pledge.’ It is one of many stories from the newspaper’s readers to its “Dear Next Generation” where the idea is to plant … well, figuratively take a seed pod from an older tree and nurture a seedling that will grow into a new tree. The story ... (click for more)