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Governor Bill Haslam, House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey are convening a summit to discuss education changes in Tennessee. The September 18th event titled "Progress of the Past, Present and Future" will involve elected officials and representatives from 24 organizations focusing on K-12 and higher education. Haslam said the meeting is meant to review the ongoing education overhaul in Tennessee and plan for the future.
Flu vaccines are already out and being advertised at pharmacies across Middle Tennessee, even though the flu season doesn't actually begin for another month. Medical experts say the strains that were active last year are going to be active this year. The vaccine is similar, so the manufacturers were able to make it very quickly. That's why the flu vaccine is showing up earlier than usual. Officials say anyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu shot. Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should also get vaccinated.
The Phoenix School and Stone Elementary have been named to the list of “focus schools” according to the Tennessee Department of Education. Focus Schools are the 10 percent of schools in the state with the largest achievement gaps between groups of students, such as racial and ethnic groups, students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, students with disabilities and English-language learners. Both schools were singled out for needing improvement in the economically disadvantaged subgroup, while Stone was also in need for improvement for black, Hispanic and Native American subgroup achievement
The City of Crossville will have East First Street closed from Dogwood Ave to Rockwood Ave on Weds September 3rd beginning at 8am. Work is expected to be completed by 2:30
The Stone Memorial High School Panthers will celebrate their homecoming Friday, September 12th as they face off against Pickett County. Activities and dress up days will precede the game, beginning with Pajama Day on Monday, Toon Tuesday, Color wars on Wednesday, and Generation Day on Thursday at Spirit Day on Friday. The Powder Puff game will be on Monday, September 8th on the soccer field with a bonfire at 7:15pm on the same evening. This year’s Homecoming Court consists of Freshmen Jordan Houston and Natasha McNeil, Sophomores Hannah Turner and Gracy Bilyeu (Ba-lue) Juniors Victoria Myers and Raina Owens. This year’s Senior Queen Candidates are Tiffany Cokkinias, Jerrica Hale, Ali Harris, Tori Harris, Lily Welch. The Court will be presented along with the announcement of the Homecoming Queen during halftime. Kickoff is at 7pm, pregame 6:45 on Mix 99.3