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Opportunity Zone to hold a community celebration to share accomplishments and connect families with community resources
You are invited to join in a celebration of accomplishments of the Opportunity Zone schools during the Community Celebration Phase II scheduled for Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at The Howard School. The Opportunity Zone schools will share their accomplishments and achievements over the past year. Over 15 informational sessions will be available for teachers, parents and community members. The sessions will include information on Volkswagen eLabs, plans for events included in Parent University, and mental health resources. There will also be teacher focus groups and much more during the celebration event.
Sep 19
Central High School breaks ground for a new track
Chattanooga Central High School’s track was built in the 1960s with many a Purple Pounder athlete wearing out shoe leather preparing for competition. Now, almost fifty years later, the well-worn track will be broken down for the installation of a new track and a new beginning for the Central High track teams. The new eight-lane track with additional installations for field events including high jump, pole vault, long jump, discuss, and shot put will be ready for track season this spring.
Sep 18
East Ridge Middle, Loftis Middle, and McConnell Elementary among only 65 schools in the state at Level 5 in all subjects
East Ridge Middle, Loftis Middle, and McConnell Elementary are three schools in our community in select company in Tennessee. All three not only scored a composite Level 5, the highest level of student growth in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) but also scored Level 5 in all individual subject areas. There were just 65 schools across 36 districts in the state to earn Level 5 across all subjects. The subjects on TVAAS are literacy, numeracy, science, social studies, and literacy and numeracy composite.
Sep 17
Bess T. Shepherd receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. This spotlight shines on Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School in the Harrison Bay Learning Community.
Sep 14
Tyner Middle Academy receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. This spotlight shines on Tyner Middle Academy in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community.
Sep 14
McConnell Elementary receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
This spotlight shines on McConnell Elementary School in the North River Learning Community. Joe Smith, District 3 representative on the Hamilton County Board of Education, and Dr. Neelie Parker, executive director of the North River Learning Community, present the banner to the students and staff of McConnell Elementary.
Sep 14
Westview Elementary receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. This spotlight shines on Westview Elementary School in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community.
Sep 13
Hamilton County Collegiate High receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. This spotlight shines on Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community.
Sep 13
Hixson Elementary receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. This spotlight shines on Hixson Elementary School in the North River Learning Community.
Sep 13
Hamilton County Schools leads the area in National Merit Semifinalists
The list of National Merit Semifinalists released recently includes ten seniors from Hamilton County Schools which is the largest number for a school district or private school in the Chattanooga area. Six of the ten were from Signal Mountain Middle-High giving the school the largest number of teens from one school recognized in the Chattanooga area including schools in North Georgia and Northeast Alabama. Students named semifinalists are the highest scoring students in each state and continue in the competition for a National Merit Scholarship. Semifinalists make up fewer than 1 percent of all U.S. high school seniors.
Sep 13
Brainerd High holds a kick-off event for Future Ready Institutes
Brainerd High hosted its Future Ready kick-off event on Wednesday, September 12. Brainerd High School has two Future Ready Institutes: the Institute of Aviation and the Institute of Law, First Responders, and Forensic Science. Also, Brainerd has one Career Academy of Entrepreneurship. These small learning communities are new to Brainerd High this year for both new freshmen and other students already enrolled in the Career Technical Education courses. Students took the YouScience Assessment before engaging in Future Ready Activities specific to each of three small learning communities available at the school.
Sep 13
Hunter Middle receives a Level 5 banner for academic growth
Hamilton County Schools is honoring the 25 schools in the district that earned Level 5, the highest level of student growth, in the recent Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). The schools will be recognized with an academic growth “championship” banner to celebrate the school’s accomplishment. This spotlight shines on Hunter Middle School in the Harrison Bay Learning Community.
Sep 12
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We have over 4,500 students of our total student population of more than 44,500, who speak a language other than English as their primary language. Hamilton County Schools ESOL Department serves K-12 students from many countries speaking over 79 different languages!
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