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$99 million estimate for Heritage, William Blount high school renovations  Maryville Daily Times

Renovating two 40-year-old Blount County high schools to be safer, fix crumbling structures and meet today's academic standards could cost nearly $99 million, ...



Detailed differences in proposed renovations for Heritage and William Blount high schools  Maryville Daily Times

At a special called meeting tonight, the Blount County Board of Education will discuss phasing proposed renovations for Heritage and William Blount high ...



Proposal would develop William Blount High School trail into outdoor classroom  Maryville Daily Times

A group of educators is working on a proposal to develop a 45-acre forest on the William Blount High School campus into an outdoor classroom area and to ...



William Blount High: Veterans Day program will take place Nov. 8  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School is celebrating our nation's veterans with the annual Veterans Day program this month on Thursday. Both the band and choir will ...



Inside the +$100 million plan for Blount County Schools high school renovations  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County school board during a called meeting Monday will review plans to renovate its two 40-year-old high schools over five to seven years.



Heritage, William Blount High School students represent Tennessee at national SkillsUSA competition  Maryville Daily Times

Students from Heritage and William Blount high schools are representing Tennessee this week at the national SkillsUSA conference showing off their expertise ...



William Blount, Heritage and Maryville high school culinary students 'Cooking for a Cause'  Maryville Daily Times

Culinary students from three local high schools were winners during Thursday's basketball jamboree at William Blount High School, and so was the Smoky ...



Sixth-graders work with William Blount High School culinary students to cook for 1READ Finding Home festival at Blount County Public Library  Maryville Daily Times

A half-dozen sixth-graders who have been immersed in reading a story of refugees helped bring the characters' three cultures to life this week, cooking food ...



William Blount High School's Hobbs is valedictorian, Millsaps salutatorian  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School's valedictorian is Megan Hobbs and salutatorian is Bailey Millsaps for the Class of 2018.



William Blount High School honors Hope Scholarship qualifiers  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School is honoring more than 160 seniors who have qualified for the Hope Scholarship this year, with a wall display that shows their names ...



Major Blount County high school renovations possible by fall 2022  Maryville Daily Times

If plans receive quick approval, major renovations to William Blount and Heritage high schools could be complete by fall 2022, a project manager said Monday.



Worker at William Blount High Freshman Academy sent to hospital after gas leak  WATE 6 On Your Side

A cafeteria worker was sent to the hospital Monday afternoon after a gas leak at the William Blount High School Freshman Academy.



Blount County Schools adding buzz-in doors at high schools; second William Blount High School student arrested after threat  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County is adding buzz-in security doors to its two high schools, following a security review and three threats in the past week.



Blount County Schools teachers rooting STEM in early grades  Maryville Daily Times

Students regularly take on real-world challenges in the STEM Lab at William Blount High School, but Wednesday teachers tried their hands on the activities.



2nd William Blount High School student arrested for threats  WATE 6 On Your Side

Blount County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested and charged a 16-year-old William Blount High School student with delinquency by false report after he was ...



Inside Blount County's proposed high school renovations | News  Maryville Daily Times

In the late 1970s, Blount County opened two new state-of-the-art high schools. Since then education and building codes have changed, and this spring Blount ...



Pfc. Dakota Carrington surprises mom, siblings in Blount County Schools  Maryville Daily Times

Pfc. Dakota Carrington, on leave after a yearlong deployment to South Korea, surprised his mother, sister and two brothers Wednesday at four Blount County ...



William Blount High School students provide holiday greenery with homemade touch  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School students began preparing for this month's winter greenery sale in August, with poinsettia cuttings that were about 2 inches high.



Blount County Schools' Project SEARCH graduates ready to work  Maryville Daily Times

For the third year in a row, all the Blount County Schools students who participated in the Project SEARCH school-to-work transition program have graduated to ...



Maryville City Schools' scores among top in state, Blount County Schools among bottom in latest TVAAS scores  Maryville Daily Times

The latest measure of students' academic growth shows Maryville City Schools among the top in the state and Blount County Schools falling toward the bottom.



Steve Dallman begins new coaching chapter at William Blount  Maryville Daily Times

About a decade ago, Steve Dallman woke up in intensive care with some 15 University of Virginia-Wise volleyball players staring at him.



MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: William Blount actors help make Shakespeare understandable  Maryville Daily Times

If reading Shakespeare is one of the reasons you hated high school English, you certainly aren't alone.



William Blount High School honors veterans | News  Maryville Daily Times

As William Blount High School honored veterans Thursday, Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Shannon Martin read a letter her great-grandfather wrote to his father ...



Former West High School football player pleads guilty in Blount County stabbing death  WATE 6 On Your Side

A former college football player pleaded guilty Wednesday to an aggravated robbery charge in connection to the stabbing death of a Blount County man in July ...



Anderson County High School Mavericks come from behind to win at William Blount Governors  Oak Ridger

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — The state-ranked Anderson County High School football team had to overcome an early 10-0 first-quarter deficit on Friday night, Aug.



Basketball teams tip off season at annual jamboree  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville, Heritage, Alcoa and William Blount tipped off their basketball seasons in the 2018 Blount County Jamboree. Each schools girls and boys teams played ...



Local athletes shine at William Blount Invitational | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

The William Blount Invitational brought out some of the best athletes in the area on Friday night at William Blount High School for the track and field meet.



Maryville faces fellow state champ Knoxville Catholic in opener  Maryville Daily Times

There is extra energy around the football practice field this week, regardless of the school. That's no different at Maryville.



William Blount High School student makes sousaphone mouthpiece with 3D printer  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School sophomore Tommy Bond printed a mouthpiece for his sousaphone in the school's Principles of Engineering and Technology class.



Blount County Schools celebrates English learners | News  Maryville Daily Times

For more than 200 Blount County Schools students understanding English is a challenge, but 31 recently proved their proficiency.



Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the best high school football teams in Tennessee this season? The USA Today Network - Tennessee has started its Tennessee Super 25 poll. A group ...



New Blount County High School renovation plan revealed  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Board of Education reviewed new, simplified proposals for renovations to the district's two high schools during a work sessions Thursday.



Alcoa scores 5-0 soccer victory over William Blount | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount coach Perry Hopkins said he expected Tuesday night's girls soccer game against Alcoa to be a low-scoring, defensive match-up.



Heritage High School takes first place in Battle of the Build  Maryville Daily Times

Heritage High School students took first place in the annual Battle of the Build with a bed swing they designed and built.



Blount County Robotics maneuvers into semifinals at Smoky Mountains Regional  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Robotics team went back to the drawing board after its first competition this year, earning a spot in the semifinals last week at the Smoky ...



Blount County Board of Education approves $76500 for buses  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County Board of Education last week voted to give bus contractors a one-time payment of $750 per bus, a total of $76500 for the 102 buses that ...



Lenoir City falls to William Blount | Sports  news-herald.net

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (5-9, 1-6 District 4-3A) came out firing in the first quarter Friday against the William Blount High School Governors, but ...



Top 10 high school football games around Knoxville in Week 1  Knoxville News Sentinel

Looking for a good Knoxville area high school football game in Week 1? Check out our list of the top games.



Blount County Schools marks 150 years as a public school system  Maryville Daily Times

During the 2017-18 school year, Blount County Schools celebrated its 150th anniversary, based on the year 1867.



With record-high Tennessee graduation rate, Blount, Alcoa and Maryville schools over 92 percent  Maryville Daily Times

Tennessee posted a record graduation rate of 89.1 percent in the past school year, and Alcoa and Maryville were among 43 districts with a graduation rate of 95 ...



Tennessee Board of Education revoked license of two Blount County Schools teachers in past year  Maryville Daily Times

The Tennessee State Board of Education revoked the licenses of two local teachers in the past year, both of whom resigned from Blount County Schools ...



Blount County Schools honors students and employers for work-based learning  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools doubled the number of students taking their education into the workplace this school year, and honored the teens and employers ...



225 students recognized for excellence at 33rd Annual Daily Times Academic Awards  Maryville Daily Times

This evening 225 students from the area's five public high schools will be recognized during the 33rd Annual Daily Times Academic Awards Program.



Blount County Board of Education approves master landscape plan for Carpenters Elementary School  Maryville Daily Times

A new landscape plan for Carpenters Elementary School is designed to protect the watershed and bring outdoor education opportunities right up to classroom ...



Questions remain for local teams following jamboree | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Questions have been swirling around the quarterback spot at Maryville all summer, and they don't seem to be going away heading into the season.



Wright pleads guilty to robbery charge, agrees to cooperate with prosecutors in stabbing death of Caleb Radford  Maryville Daily Times

A 20-year-old Harriman man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aiding a robbery that prosecutors said led to the stabbing death of an 18-year-old Maryville man last ...



Coming to 'Our Town': William Blount brings Thornton Wilder play to stage  Maryville Daily Times

If the actors in William Blount High School's three-act play “Our Town” reach their goal, audiences will leave with a much-improved opinion of high school theater ...



Conservation is rewarded | News  Maryville Daily Times

For a lot of boys who find themselves living in a new place, first chance they get they're searching out the nearest woods, nature's playground.



Tragedy strikes again for Blount singer Laurel Wright  Maryville Daily Times

When Laurel Wright, a Blount County native and voice of The Young Fables, lost her sister Lindy to a single-vehicle accident in January, she felt her parents' ...



William Blount band camp: 2 grueling weeks at +90 degrees lead to 8-minute show  Maryville Daily Times

A marching band's performance depends on more than 100000 things going right, more than 100 students taking the correct step at the correct time, while ...



Sheriff: Blount County student arrested after threatening school shooting  Knoxville News Sentinel

The boy used his school-issued laptop to search for information about school shootings, authorities said.



Eagleton Middle School rolls out the red carpet to welcome Royals on first day of school  Maryville Daily Times

Eagleton Middle School students walked a red carpet to begin their first day of school Monday, a reminder from their new principal that they are “Royals.”.



William Blount's Henry to continue softball career at LMU  Maryville Daily Times

No matter who is asked, the answer is the same around William Blount High School.



Blount County Schools budget attempts to stay competitive on pay  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools presented a $93.4 million plan to the county Budget Committee on Friday with raises for 2018-19 the schools director said are needed in ...



William Blount High School students create a mini world tour  Maryville Daily Times

Since teacher Matt Talley can't take his students to Florida every semester, he has them create a mini-Epcot inside the William Blount Ninth Grade Academy.



A SONG FOR LINDY: The Young Fables come home to raise awareness for a personal cause  Maryville Daily Times

Laurel Wright lost her sister in January, and this weekend she's return home for a special awareness concert to raise money for the treatment facility that helped ...



Blount County, Maryville and Alcoa schools see collaboration, not consolidation in future  Maryville Daily Times

Over the past century Blount County leaders have studied consolidating the three school districts several times, but today's school leaders see their districts' ...



Blount County school resource officers program starts with relationships  Maryville Daily Times

While school resource officers became a hot topic in 2018, with all three local districts adding officers, the start of the program here in Blount County can ...



Area high school football teams set for jamborees  WATE 6 On Your Side

While the NFL Preseason is officially underway, East Tennessee has its own high school version to prepare for the regular season. At least 31 area programs ...



Alums inducted into William Blount High School Sports Hall of Fame  The Daily Times

Members of the first class of the William Blount High School Sports Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday during a dinner at the school. The inductees included ...



Knoxville football: Who were the Week 2 top performers?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Grace Christian's Luke Kirby, Halls' Ty Humphrey and Midway's Jason Taylor were among the standout performances this week.



William Blount JROTC color guard paying final respects  Maryville Daily Times

Cadets in the William Blount High School Junior ROTC program serve as a color guard at numerous community events but now they have added one more: ...



School coupon books on sale now | News  Maryville Daily Times

For the 29th year, public and private schools throughout Blount County are selling Partners for Kids Patron Checkbooks.



Total of 223 students to receive academic letters | News  Maryville Daily Times

This evening 223 students from five area high schools will receive letters for academic achievement during the 32nd annual Daily Times Academic Letters ...



William Blount building leaders in Air Force JROTC  Maryville Daily Times

Two rising juniors from William Blount High School took top honors among about 250 cadets last month at the Mountaineer Cadet Officer Leadership School in ...



William Blount announces first semester honor roll | Community  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.



Local teens try engineering at University of Tennessee  Maryville Daily Times

About 200 high school students from Blount County were among some 1200 at the University of Tennessee on Oct. 26 for Engineers Day.



Alcoa Police ID stabbing victim as 18-year-old William Blount graduate  Maryville Daily Times

Man killed in Tuesday night stabbing on Topside Road was 18-year-old William Blount High School graduate.



Blount eyes $40 million in renovations for Heritage, William Blount  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County school officials reviewed proposals Wednesday for $40 million in renovations to Heritage and William Blount high schools that would revamp ...



Shadowens 'excited' to take over William Blount football  The Daily Times

Philip Shadowens is the first to admit that turning around the William Blount High School football program won't start with him.



The audience grows; Maryville woman's play opens in larger venue  Maryville Daily Times

When Tonya Stoutt-Brown wrote and then directed her first play, “Coming Home,” she envisioned sharing it with her own small church, Immanuel Baptist, with ...



Monday forum will introduce 2nd Congressional candidates to voters  Maryville Daily Times

The Tennessee 2nd Congressional District Forum will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the William Blount High School auditorium, 219 County Farm Road, ...



Police investigating brawl at Maryville-William Blount game  The Daily Times

A benches-clearing brawl between the Maryville and William Blount boys basketball teams overshadowed a 61-49 Rebel win Friday night at William Blount High ...



Alcoa Board of Education election features parents and retired educators  Maryville Daily Times

Two retired Alcoa City Schools educators and two parents of students currently in the schools are running for two positions on the Alcoa Board of Education in ...



Students gain expertise in Second Battle of the Build  Maryville Daily Times

From a rustic-style farm table constructed without screws or nails to a mailbox pillar made with artificial stone, the 2nd Annual Battle of the Build showed off ...



Blount County Schools honors employees with Spotlight on Excellence Awards  Maryville Daily Times

During the past school year nearly 300 Blount County Schools employees received a nod of appreciation from their colleagues through the Spotlight on ...



Panthers fall short in comeback | Sports  news-herald.net

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (0-1) put themselves in position for a late-game comeback in Friday's season opener, but ultimately came up short in a ...



WB's Fuller signs to run at University of the Cumberlands  Maryville Daily Times

Throughout the speeches and interviews, one word continued to pop up when those close to Kelsey Fuller described her running career at William Blount: ...



Blount County Schools honors teachers, administrators at annual banquet  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools honored the year's most remarkable teachers Tuesday at the 8th annual Excellence in Education Banquet."We should value people, ...



More 'Hillbilly' to love: Everett brings first play back to stage at Clayton Center  Maryville Daily Times

There's been a character added to the 2018 version of Mike Everett's play, “Hillbilly Homecoming,” which debuted back in 2010, meaning those who saw it way ...



Justin Ridge stepping down as William Blount athletic director  Maryville Daily Times

Justin Ridge is stepping down as William Blount's athletic director.



Meet the 2018 Reader Advisory Board | News  Maryville Daily Times

Linda Ayres is a retired freelance technical writer who began her writing career as a reporter for a local newspaper in western New York state. She has a ...



United Way of Blount County holds first cornhole tournament as fundraiser  Maryville Daily Times

When several people suggested the idea of holding a cornhole tournament as a fundraiser for United Way of Blount County, Roger Jennings, the organization's ...



Heritage High School students cooking up something special with new culinary arts program  Maryville Daily Times

About once a month a small group of students and staff members are treated to a gourmet feast at Heritage High School, in a luncheon that also showcases the ...



Strong third quarter carries Alcoa boys past Powell  Maryville Daily Times

Is Alcoa basketball ready for another Marsh? Nate Marsh is not quite ready for induction into the Blount County Hall of Fame alongside his three relatives, ...



Daily Times photographer wins 'Photo of the Year' award from The Associated Press  Maryville Daily Times

Joy Kimbrough, an 18-year veteran photographer with The Daily Times, has won the 2017 Associated Press “Photo of the Year” for Tennessee, the news ...



Blount County Schools building new options to personalize learning  Maryville Daily Times

Starting in the 2018-19 school year, Blount County Schools plans to begin offering new options to students through three virtual academies.



Project SEARCH grads ready for work | News  Maryville Daily Times

Students beamed and parents snapped photos and dabbed at some tears of pride, and one thing that set apart the ceremony Tuesday was that every graduate ...



Single vehicle accident claims the life of 19-year-old William Blount grad  Maryville Daily Times

Nineteen-year-old Lindy Mae Wright, a lifelong resident of Blount County and the sister of Laurel Wright of The Young Fables, died after an accident on Thursday ...



Man believes fire alarm contained smurfs, causes disturbance at Blount County high school  WATE 6 On Your Side

A man was arrested after a disturbance at a Blount County high school Tuesday, according to investigators.



Knoxville Opera performs at Eagleton Middle School | News  Maryville Daily Times

A Scottish story in the form of an Italian opera came to life in the Eagleton Middle School gymnasium Thursday, in English.



Victor not victim; Blount woman taking message to pageant stage  Maryville Daily Times

Carotid artery, autonomic dysfunction and gastric pacemaker are all terms no teenager should have to become familiar with — but for 18-year-old Alli-Grace ...



Comedian Bailey honors the impact of educators at Blount Count Schools banquet  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools honored educators Tuesday at the 7th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet. Comedian and William Blount High School graduate ...



Activities at William Blount Ninth Grade Academy will pick up after fall break  Maryville Daily Times

Things are in full swing at the William Blount Ninth Grade Academy. Fall break is here, and both students and teachers alike are in awe at the notion of the ...



Confederate flag has tenuous history in county schools  The Daily Times

While numerous states are dealing with public displays of the Confederate flag, Blount County's schools crossed that bridge more than 10 years ago.



Heritage, WB get gym courts refinished | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Over the course of last year, William Blount High School started noticing how its gym court was starting to become outdated and unsafe in certain areas of the ...



WB tabs veteran Steve Dallman as new volleyball coach  Maryville Daily Times

William Blount High School found a special place in Steve Dallman's heart three years ago.



Blount County Schools inducts first 16 into Educator Hall of Fame  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools this week honored 16 retired educators who left a lasting impact through high standards, compassion and their enthusiasm for teaching, ...



Meet your 2017-2018 school correspondents | Community  Maryville Daily Times

This academic year, just like in so many before, school news will be reported by some great reporters who are in the know — the students who attend our ...



Blount County Schools recognizes aspiring administrators | News  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools recognized during the June 8 school board meeting a dozen educators who recently completed its Aspiring Administrator Academy.



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