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Pleasant Hill Students Celebrated Read Across America Week


Pleasant Hill Students Celebrated Read Across America Week
Submitted: Cumb. Co. School News Monday March 23, 2015

Pleasant Hill students enjoyed celebrating Read Across America Week with many Dr. Seuss themed lessons and activities. The story Hop on Pop was a favorite with
kindergarten! Mrs. Laura had her students use the text to record rhyming family words from the story. Then, first grade students were inspired to test their culinary tastes
by making their very own green eggs and ham! The students decided they WOULD eat them here or there ...They would eat them anywhere! After experimenting with
the tastes of green eggs and ham, the students created their own rhyme to mimic the style of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. Pleasant Hills seventh and eighth grade math students also used Green Eggs and Ham to relate to their lesson. Mrs. Stewart and her classes completed four egg-stravagant math tasks! These were just a few of the many wonderful Seuss themed activities that occurred throughout PHS.

 
Pine Views Teachers of the Year: Angela Nealon and Stacy Moody


Pine Views Teachers of the Year: Angela Nealon and Stacy Moody
Submitted: Cumb. Co. School News Monday March 23, 2015

Congratulations to Pine View's Teachers of the Year, Mrs. Angela Nealon and Mrs. Stacy Moody. Ms. Moody was also chosen to be the Cumberland County Teacher of the Year for grades PreK-4. Everyone at Pine View says they are blessed to have both of these outstanding teachers impacting students' lives daily.

 
CCHS Theatre Arts II Class Performs at Palace Theater, Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m.


CCHS Theatre Arts II Class Performs at Palace Theater, Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m.
Submitted: Cumb. Co. School News Monday March 23, 2015

The CCHS Theatre Arts II class would like to announce their spring production at the Palace Theater, called "A Double Shot of Wild West Tomfoolery." The first act is a classic western melodrama set in an 1800s "Op'ry" called Phantom of the Horse Op'ry, and the second act is a wild western whodunit set in the Black Buzzard Saloon, called Who Shot Calhoun Cahootz? There will be only one public performance on Thursday, March 26 at 7PM. Admission is $5.

 
Former Newport alderwoman pleads guilty in drug, money laundering scheme


Former Newport alderwoman pleads guilty in drug, money laundering scheme
WVLT Monday March 23, 2015

Former Newport alderwoman Kathy Holt admitted she was part of a plot to serve as a fence for drugs Monday. Local 8 Now reports that Holt pleaded guilty in Cocke County Circuit Court to three counts of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Holt was sentenced to eight years of probation as part of a plea deal. Holt's husband, former Newport Police Department Detective, Capt. James Holt, their son, Kenneth Treece Myers and Newport Police Department Capt. Roger Lynn Shults were charged in connection with James Holt's plot to use drug addicts to steal items to stock the Pit Stop store he and his wife owned. Kathy Holt was a Newport alderwoman at the time. She was removed from office after allegedly lying about her address on her nominating petition to retain her seat earlier this year. James Holt has pleaded guilty to related federal charges and is serving a 90-month sentence. Myers and Shults face trial in May. (Photo Courtesy WVLT).

 
CCHS Student Brittney Stubbs Brings Home 3 Art Contest Awards


CCHS Student Brittney Stubbs Brings Home 3 Art Contest Awards
Submitted: Cumb. Co. School News Monday March 23, 2015

CCHS Student Brittney Stubbs, participated in the Reba Bacon High School Student Art Contest in Cookeville. The reception and awards presentation was on Sunday, March 8 at the Cumberland Art Society Gallery. She brought home three (3) awards! She received a 4th place in Pencil drawing, 3rd place in Colored Pencil and 1st place in 3-D Sculpture.

 

 
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