Department News and Announcements
Congratulations to John Tilson
Congratulations to John Tilson (Hardin Valley Academy) who has been named as the 2014 Outstanding High School Physics Teacher for the state of Tennessee by the Tennessee Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Mr. Tilson, we are very proud of you! Thank you for all you do for Knox County's science students!
Congrats to Julie Pepperman!
Julie Pepperman was featured in Bearden Shopper as Science teacher Miracle Maker. Click on the link to read the article. We are proud of you Julie! http://issuu.com/shoppernews/docs/bearden_shopper_news_112513?e=2310464/5744174
STEM spark Grant!
Congratulations to one of our KCS teachers for winning a STEM spark grant!
Jane Skinner - Knox County Schools - Farragut High School
Project: Probing for Answers with STEMazing Tools! -Using probeware and the appropriate technology students will be able to actually “do” science by collecting and analyzing water quality data.
SciGirls at Sarah Moore Green
Congratulations! We are pleased to announce that Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Technology Academy has been selected to be a SciGirls CONNECT Partner from Twin Cities Public Television. It is evident that SMG has an enthusiastic and dedicated team that will make the program a success. We believe the SciGirls CONNECT initiative will make a difference for many girls in the community and that the educators will be enthusiastic trainers and advocates in the years to come.
Farragut Teachers Win 2013 Outstanding Educator Award
Holly Kelly, Farragut High, and Sherry Fischbach, Farragut Middle, were nominated and awarded the Tyler Duke Foundation Award for the 2013 Outstanding Educator Award. Congratulations to two very deserving science teachers!
Regional AVID Presenter
Cheryl Robertson of Northwest Middle will be one of the only KCS teachers presenting AVID science strategies at the regional AVID Conference in Nashville.
Bearden High Science Olympiad
Congratulations to Bearden High Science Olympiad for 2nd place in regionals and 6th place in the state!
Engineering Night with CURENT
UT CURENT is teaming up with some of our great educators to provide a Family Engineering Evening for several middle and elementary schools. The schools participating this year are : Green Magnet, Vine STEAM Magnet, Sequoyah Elementary, Holston Middle.
|Kindergarten||Cindi Ellison and Kristi Graap|
|First Grade||Katie Gagley, Leslie Hollis, and Renee Morie|
|Second Grade||Barbara Enloe, Katheryn Gugliotta, and Jane Manning|
|Third Grade||Jessica Greer, Trish Harrison and Laura Morgan|
|Fourth Grade||Stacy Roberts, Audra Warner and Amber Hodge|
|Fifth Grade||Lynne Berney, Danielle Hunley, and Michelle Weiss|