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After challenging 1st year, Dickson County agrees to operate Adult Ed in 4 counties again in 2014-15

After the first year under a new setup for adult education in Tennessee, the Dickson County school system will again be supervising the program for four counties in 2014-15. Phyllis Bradley, director of Adult Basic Education for Service Delivery Area 33, which includes Dickson, Humphreys, Stewart and Houston counties, said the Tennessee Department of Labor… Read more »

New SBES Principal Walker has served in a variety of positions during her 28-year education career

New Stuart-Burns Elementary School Principal Madonna Walker has served in a variety of roles during her 28-year career with the Dickson County school system. She has taught at the elementary level and special education, served in training teachers and has been assistant principal at Dickson Middle School for the past five years. Director of Schools… Read more »

Roche excited to become principal after spending most of her career at Dickson Elementary School

After six years as the assistant principal at Dickson Elementary School, Mandy Roche says she is excited about stepping into the top position for the new school year. “I look forward to the new challenges associated with my appointment as principal of Dickson Elementary School for the 2014-15 school year,” Roche says in a statement… Read more »

3 from Bon Aqua family killed, 2 critical following I-40 wreck Friday near Dickson-Hickman line

Three members of a Bon Aqua family were killed and two others seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle wreck on Interstate 40 near the Dickson-Hickman County line Friday afternoon. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports charges are pending as its investigation into the wreck continues. According to the THP, a 2007 Volvo semi truck without a trailer… Read more »

Students visited clinics 49,571 times during school year, an average of over 5 times for each student

Dickson County students had more than 49,000 contacts with school nurses during the recently completed 2013-14 school year. Director of Student Services Steve Sorrells reported at Thursday’s school board meeting that first-year nursing program Coordinator Karen Henson reports there were 49,571 visits to school clinics by students during the year. Sorrells said some students have… Read more »

Weeks names Madonna Walker as new principal at Stuart-Burns Elementary School for 2014-15

Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks announced Friday morning that he has named Madonna Walker as the new principal at Stuart-Burns Elementary School. Walker replaces Rhiannon Mason who resigned after one year as principal to pursue other opportunities within the school system. Walker was most recently an assistant principal at Dickson Middle School. A 1980… Read more »

Ex-SBES Principal Rhiannon Mason named assistant principal at Dickson County High School

Former Stuart-Burns Elementary School Principal Rhiannon Mason has been named an assistant principal at Dickson County High School. Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said the appointment was announced to school personnel Monday. Mason resigned at the end of the school year after one year as assistant principal and one year as principal at Stuart-Burns… Read more »