JT Stroder, who participated in Tuesday's BOE meeting via conference call, will take over for Rebecca Isaacs, who is retiring at the end of June after nine years at the helm.
“Let me be very clear on this issue. A smooth restart to learning at school is my goal, and I am not going anywhere until that occurs. We will get through this together, and I will not drop our current situation into another’s lap.” — Rebecca Isaacs
Volunteer High School's five swim team members who competed at the state meet in Knoxville were honored last week by the Hawkins County Board of Education, along with their coaches Jim and Robin Whalen.
The public is invited to attend the interviews, which begin at 4 p.m. in the RCS auditorium. Each of the six candidates will be questioned by Qualls for approximately 45 minutes while board members listen and take notes.
The Hawkins County Commission honored Volunteer High School senior Tinsley Whalen Monday evening for both her academic and athletic achievements, including becoming the county's first ever Region 1 title winner in swimming.
The RCS Board of Education agreed Tuesday to meet with candidates one-on-one as individual board members on March 12 after superintendent search adviser Wayne Qualls has cut the field to five or six semi-finalists.
Rogersville City School students got to do the talking for a change during Tuesday's Board of Education meeting as they accepted awards for the school's Farm Bureau Essay and 4-H Public Speaking contests by presenting their winning speeches.
When current superintendent Rebecca Isaacs announced earlier this year that she would be retiring after the 2019-20, the RCS Board of Education contracted with Wayne Qualls to over see the search to replace Isaacs, who is completing her 9th year at the helm of RCS.
Earlier this month the Hawkins County Board of Education honored several students including three members of Surgoinsville Middle School's Cross Country team who distinguished themselves at the state meet on Oct. 5.
For director Rebecca Isaacs, who retires at the end of this school year, earning Reward School and Exemplary District status this year is even sweeter because she began her career at RCS in 2011 with RCS earning Reward/Exemplary status.
“Our demand is always bigger than the resources. With this money we are able to meet more needs. But, being a county with no shelter, it is harder to meet the needs of families in transition and trying to find affordable housing.” — April Couch
“Mr. Qualls will be coming here I the next couple of months and will be sitting down with the board to talk to them about what their goals and desires are to move forward.” — Rebecca Isaacs
Rogersville City School announced Tuesday evening it will be closed for the rest of the week beginning Wednesday due to extensive illness and the need to scrub down the school with disinfectant.
"(The reviewer) has been with the Tennessee Department of Education for five years, and that's the first time she's had a review that didn't have any findings." — RCS cafeteria manager Colby Wagoner
"On behalf of all staff and students at Rogersville City School, I join you in welcoming Mrs. Phillips to our table. It's going to be a pleasure to work with her and to see her on this side of what happens at City School." — RCS director Rebecca Isaacs