Austin-East High School
Congratulations to Paige Jones and the staff & students of Austin-East! They are making great progress in their greenhouse and outdoor gardens. What a great opportunity for our students to have "hands-on" experience with gardeing. Read more.
Bearden High School
The Bearden High School Science Bowl team won 1st place in this year's competition. The team along with coach Julie Smalling will travel to the national competition in Washington, DC in April. Best of luck! The team from Farragut High School placed 2nd in this competition as well. April Update.
Lam Tran & Farragut High School
Lam Tran was recognized as a semifinalist in the USA Biology Olympiad. His score ranks him in the top 10% of all students in the nation who took the exam. Congratulations to Lam and his teachers!
Southern Appalachian Science Fair
Congratulations to the following students who participated in the SASEF Science Fair. Awards will be announced on Thursday, March 29. Thank you to the mentors from these schools for their support and encouragement!
West Valley Middle: Lewis Wang, Albert Xue, Joshua Duzan
Hardin Valley Academy: Philip Keller, Andrew Messing
Karns High: Kelsey Towe, Joseph Wright, Nihada Hebib, Briauna Ryans, Morgan Suffridge
West High: Corrine Kinzy, Stephanie Steren-Ruta
Congratulations Ramie Fathy
Ramie, a student at Farragut High, has been selected as one of two Tennessee delegates to attend the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia this summer. Congratulations!
Students & Teachers from Farragut High & Hardin Valley Academy
Students participated in the Tennessee Junior Science Symposium (updates soon on the website). Thank you to mentors Neely Tonos (Farragut) and Debbie Sayers (HVA). Read the News-Sentinel article here.
Debbie Sayers, HVA, Mentor Teacher Award
Andrew Messing, HVA, Honorable Mention for research on Omnidirectional Track Systems
Amelia Dmowska, Farragut High, 3rd placed for research on The Effects of Low Dose X-ray Radiation on Mouse Macrophage Cells. She also received a $1000 scholarship for her presentation.
Both students recognized will have the opportunity to participate in the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.
Additional participants- Chris Barnes (HVA), Derek Xu (Farragut), and Anissa Goetz (Farragut).
Congratulations to Farragut High, Gibbs High, Hardin Valley Academy, L & N STEM Academy for a successful FIRST Robotics Competition.
Congratulations to their FIRST Robotics team for winning the Engineering Excellence Award sponsored by Delphi. Thank you to their team sponsors-Stratasys / ORNL / UT Battelle / Battelle / DOE MDF Advanced Manufacturing Office / jcpenney / Bimba Mead Fluid Dynamics / Northrop Grumman Remotec / Naoko Blue & Associates / Ingenutec / National Fluid Power Association & Hardin Valley Academy.
Hardin Valley Academy
Our Fabulous Science Educators
Congratulations to two of our dynamic educators who were selected for the Ocean Exploration Trust Educator-at-Sea program! Noelle Turner (Bearden High) and Sharon Harder (Whittle Springs Middle) were selected to train. Noelle will be at sea from July 22-August 11.Sharon will serve as an alternate. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Frank Wood (L & N STEM Academy) for winning the Air Force Association Chapter Teacher of the Year. He was recognized for exciting students in the area of STEM education. Lisa Foil (West Valley Middle) was the runner-up.
As of March 30, Frank Wood has been recognized as the Air Force Association Tennessee Teacher of the Year. We are so thrilled for him to receive this well-deserved honor.
Congratulations to Jamie Stapleton from Whittle Springs Middle. She has been recognized by UT Knoxville as the recipient of the Marian Oates Award. She will be able to complete a course of study in environmental science this summer.
Congratulations to Michele Owen and Amy Lyttle from West High School. They are the regional winners for the Shell Science Lab challenge sponsored by NSTA. They have won $3000 for their school. We are awaiting results to see if they are a National winner. Keep updated.....
Bearden Middle- Robin Morton
Congratulations to all of the science teachers nominated as Teacher of the Year for their schools.
Cedar Bluff Middle- Marie Schult
Farragut Middle- Elizabeth MacTavish
Holston Middle- Sara Fox
Northwest Middle- Sherri Hodges
Powell Middle- Kristy Roop
Powell Middle- Sheila Cole
South-Doyle Middle- Terri LeSueur
West Valley Middle- Anthony Hussey
Whittle Springs Middle- Betty Jo Hamilton
Central High- Trudy Rogers
Farragut High- Jennifer Krouse
Gibbs High- Amy Davis
Hardin Valley Academy- Debbie Sayers
L & N STEM Academy- Frank Wood
Powell High- Shelley Walker
West High- Joe Foy
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Local, State, and National Resources that support Science instruction & learning
Information about each course including curriculum and state code as outlined in the Knox County "pink book."
Links to area agencies and educational resources
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