Volunteer High School principal Bobby Wines will be taking over as principal at Carters Valley Elementary as of July 1, and the school system is currently accepting applications for a the VHS principal and athletic director positions.
Volunteer High School seniors will have an opportunity to get together one more time with a special parade and recognition event the day before their May 30 “social distancing graduation ceremony” takes place.
Volunteer sophomore Jon Wes Lovelace was one of four Falcons to win Region 1 individual titles during an athletic year that saw championships on the course, in the pool and on the mat.
Blountville native Ian Morrison’s list of athletic accomplishments is long and storied. His basketball coaching impact first at John Sevier Middle School and later Volunteer arguably couldn’t be greater, though.
Hawkins County's 2020 prom season will be a little late this year, but thanks to some thoughtful adults, and some generous sponsors, students from both main high schools will be dancing in July.
“To say that hearing All-State 2020 had been canceled was a crushing announcement is an understatement. It hurt so much to receive this news as this was the first state-level festival I have ever made, and it was also my last.” — Matthew E. Johnson
If Volunteer High School's class of graduating seniors aren’t able to get together in person one last time to celebrate as a class, choir members and their instructor Josh Wenger hope to do the next best thing by saying goodbye with a song.
High school athletes have taken a hit in terms of losing out on spring seasons and what could have been. For swimmers, their seasons thankfully ended before the novel coronavirus pandemic, but that does not mean they’re not being impacted.
High school baseball was a season lost in 2020, but the Big 7 Conference’s coaches took time this past week to stress the positive aspects of what might have been.
Science Hill’s Corbin Gerarde rallied for a 24-16 victory over Volunteer’s Riley Littleton in the final of the Madden 20 tournament, winning the title and the right to choose a charity for donations.
The title game of the Northeast Tennessee Madden 20 tournament is scheduled for Tuesday at 3 p.m. and can be viewed on YouTube.
They have about 500 hanging flower baskets to sell for $8 each, 900 4-inch potted plants for $2 each, and about 400 6-inch potted plants for $3 each.
VHS senior naval science instructor Steven Bickford noted that his cadets provided more than 1,800 hours of community service and an additional 500 hours of school service during this school year.
When testing began at 9 a.m.the line started on Tipton Avenue near the Rogan Street intersection, and if you were that far back you had a wait time of about two hours before reaching a testing tent.
“I feel like basketball is a way that I can be a light for God and us being a faith-based team, I felt like it was just a calling for me.”