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Alcoa school board members question perceived emphasis on athletics  Maryville Daily Times

Some Alcoa school board members are questioning whether the high school is emphasizing athletics over academics, citing the admission of a nonresident ...



Alcoa High School honors top students, teacher Committed to Excellence  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School recognized 17 Senior Scholars at this year's Committed to Excellence awards and named Shauna Sharp its Teacher of the Year.



Alcoa City Schools seeing pressure from growth, delay in expanding Alcoa Intermediate School  Maryville Daily Times

Growth in resident students and a delay expanding the intermediate school is putting pressure on Alcoa City Schools and its budget.



Mr. P's Foundation awards scholarships to 11 Alcoa High School graduates  Maryville Daily Times

Eleven Alcoa High School graduates received a total of $13500 in scholarships this year because of the legacy of a former teaching assistant at their alma mater ...



Alcoa to recognize historically black Hall HS at Thursday's football game  WVLT.TV

Until 50 years ago, there were two high schools in Alcoa.



Alcoa High School banners recognize high ACT scores  Maryville Daily Times

Banners on the Alcoa High School campus recognize juniors and seniors who scored at least 30 on the ACT college admissions exam.



Alcoa High School football coach Gary Rankin  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alcoa Head Coach Gary Rankin eyes the game during a game between Alcoa and Dobyns-Bennett at Alcoa High School in Alcoa, Tennessee on Friday, ...



Battle in Rocky Top football game becomes brawl at Alcoa High School field  Maryville Daily Times

A championship football game between out-of-state teams became a brawl on Alcoa High School's field Sunday night.



Alcoa City Schools sees seven changes in administration  Maryville Daily Times

Three retirements in the Alcoa City Schools Educator Support Center have led to seven administrative changes, effective next month.



Alcoa High School authors share their books with Alcoa Elementary School students  Maryville Daily Times

A group of Alcoa High School sophomores this week shared children's books they created with students at Alcoa Elementary School.



Alcoa recognizes all-black Hall High in the 50th anniversary of its closing  Knoxville News Sentinel

ALCOA - Jerry Hall just wants Alcoa students to know about Hall High School. Hall, whose name is no relation to the school, was one of the last graduates of ...



Details of Alcoa's June 29 FreedomFest set | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa is making final preparations for FreedomFest 2019, the city announced in a press release Thursday.



Alcoa upsets Maryville 34-28 to end seven-game losing streak to rival Rebels  Knoxville News Sentinel

MARYVILLE — The Alcoa Tornadoes took a victory lap Friday night that was eight years in the making. Well it was a half lap anyway. Engulfed by family, friends ...



222 students earn 341 Daily Times Academic Letters | News  Maryville Daily Times

The 34th Annual Daily Times Academic Letters Awards on Monday night honored 222 students from the area's five public high schools.



A winning team: Blount Partnership celebrates education, industry working together to train workforce  Maryville Daily Times

With the type of fanfare usually reserved for athletes signing with teams, business and education leaders on Wednesday celebrated eight local high school ...



Robert 'Bob' DeLozier remembered as innovator at Alcoa Elementary School  Maryville Daily Times

Robert “Bob” C. DeLozier, who influenced the education of generations of Alcoa City Schools students, died Tuesday at his home at the age of 85.



Alcoa Board of Education election features parents and retired educators  Maryville Daily Times

Two retired Alcoa City Schools educators and two parents of students currently in the schools are running for two positions on the Alcoa Board of Education in ...



Area fireworks guide: Where to go to get your July Fourth boom on  Maryville Daily Times

A roundup of area fireworks shows taking place on Saturday and next Thursday to celebrate the July Fourth holiday.



Maryville High School could have new press box by first home football game  Maryville Daily Times

Maryville City Schools hopes to install a second press box before the first home football game in August but must score a price below $100000.



AP Tennessee statewide high school football rankings  The Tennessean

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's nine high school football classifications.



10 Tennessee high school football games that should be scheduled for 2019  The Tennessean

Tennessee high school football games are beginning to be scheduled for 2019 and 2020. Here are 10 dream matchups we'd like to see.



With missions accomplished, Alcoa softball sets sight on new goal at state tournament  Maryville Daily Times

During the preseason of her first year at Alcoa, Sarah Bailey drew up a contract for her softball team, listing values of attitude and work ethic that she expected.



Alcoa City Schools to name basketball court for Helen Graves Bledsoe  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to name the basketball court in the Vernon Osborne gym the Helen Graves Bledsoe Court.



50th anniversary of desegregation in Alcoa shows how far society has come  WVLT.TV

ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT) -- As former Hall students watch their grandchildren play little league football for Alcoa, they talk about how much society has changed in ...



Little Free Libraries aim to improve literacy in Alcoa  Maryville Daily Times

There are two new Little Free Libraries in Blount County. The two library boxes were installed at Springbrook Park, during Father's Day weekend, on June 15 ...



Alcoa High School names top five academic achievers for 2018  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's top five students for the Class of 2018 are Jennifer Katherine McBride, Hunter Christopher Thomas, Elena Joy Overstreet, Gabrielle Anne ...



Blount County Schools phasing out valedictorian, salutatorian | News  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools will no longer name a valedictorian and salutatorian at its high schools after the Class of 2021 and instead will use the Latin honors ...



Alcoa Intermediate School mural includes tribute to Clark Reagan  Maryville Daily Times

A new mural at Alcoa Intermediate School honors the memory of Clark Reagan, who died last week.



Austin Stringer's hat trick leads Maryville past Alcoa  Maryville Daily Times

Scheduling a non-district contest against a smaller school between a key district match and a prestigious tournament featuring some of the state's best teams ...



State championships cost Alcoa High more than $63,000 | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's athletic teams have racked up more than $63000 in post-season play expenses this year, but a school board motion to cover the amount ...



Motion to ban corporal punishment in Alcoa City Schools fails, but director prohibits it  Knoxville News Sentinel

A motion to ban corporal punishment at the Alcoa School Board meeting Tuesday evening failed, though the punishment hasn't been used in over a decade.



Alcoa honors five with Centennial Awards | News  Maryville Daily Times

The city of Alcoa presented five Centennial Awards on Saturday, July 6, in honor of the city's 100th birthday and as part of the AHS Alumni Organization's All ...



Alcoa's Walker Russell joins 'elite company' with Mr. Football win  Maryville Daily Times

NASHVILLE — Gary Rankin has coached a lot of talented quarterbacks during his 37-year head coaching career.



Predicting the Tennessee high school football state semifinal winners  The Tennessean

The TSSAA's Division I football state semifinals will be held across Tennessee on Friday. Here is a look at all 12 contests. High school writers from the USA ...



Leadership Blount announces Class of 2020 | News  Maryville Daily Times

When Leadership Blount County was formed in 1990, community leadership programming in America was a relatively new concept. Unlike corporate ...



Alcoa school board gets an earful about soggy baseball field  Maryville Daily Times

Wet weather, deed restriction hamper efforts to address draining on Alcoa High School's baseball field, said Director of Schools Brian Bell.



Blount County Schools will no longer name valedictorian, salutatorian after class of 2021  Knoxville News Sentinel

The schools will use the Latin honors system for students graduating in the class of 2022 and beyond.



Alcoa High School opens 25 months after groundbreaking | News  The Daily Times

City and school officials opened the new Alcoa High School on Monday morning, nearly 25 months to the minute after breaking ground.



Quarterback Walker Russell looks to lead Alcoa to fourth straight state title  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alcoa is in search of a fourth straight state football championship.



Turnaround Achievement Awards honor students on a new path  Maryville Daily Times

Ten students who previously struggled and now are on paths to success received Turnaround Achievement Awards during a ceremony Friday at the Capitol ...



Alcoa midfielder Peiton Bledsoe signs with Tusculum University  Maryville Daily Times

Peiton Bledsoe knows what it's like to help build a program.



New Alcoa High School to open July 30 | News  The Daily Times

It's bedtime for the new Alcoa High School. “We're 99 percent complete,” said Alcoa Director of Schools Brian Bell. “We're getting ready to put our 2 1/2-year ...



Alcoa hires Ryan Collins as boys basketball coach  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa athletics director Josh Stephens saw Ryan Collins' ability to motivate firsthand during his interview for the job as boys' basketball coach.



Alcoa scores basketball sweep of Austin-East | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

On Alcoa's Senior Night, it was fitting that the Lady Tornadoes' first four points of the game were scored by senior Jataya Wilson.



Jalen McCord, top Alcoa football running back in 2017, transfers to Greenback  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jalen McCord, Alcoa's leading rusher from last season, transfers to Greenback midseason.



TSSAA football playoff first round matchups, brackets released  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's playoff time in Tennessee. The TSSAA has released the high school football brackets for the 2018 playoffs. Official brackets from the TSSAA are updating.



Alcoa to begin celebrating 100th anniversary this summer  WBIR.com

Alcoa is planning a big year-long centennial celebration starting this July.



Scholarship and Debutante Ball to be held March 23  Maryville Daily Times

The Red Hat Jewels will hold the ninth annual Scholarship and Debutante Ball on Saturday, March 23, at the Airport Hilton, 2001 Alcoa Highway.



Alcoa Intermediate School addition would change traffic flow  Maryville Daily Times

Planned additions to Alcoa Intermediate School will require new traffic patterns and a schedule shift, school board members learned at a December work ...



Crews complete 55 percent of new Alcoa High School  Maryville Daily Times

Nearly one year into the new Alcoa High School project, crews are continuing to ramp up efforts as the building starts to take shape.



Under construction: Multiple road projects on the horizon in Maryville, Alcoa and Blount County  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County drivers should prepare to navigate several construction zones over the next few years, with numerous high-profile road projects.



Carruthers sisters make Alcoa-Maryville a sibling rivalry  Maryville Daily Times

Gina Carruthers has some decisions to make before Saturday night's girls basketball game between Maryville and Alcoa.



Alcoa High School starting monthly recognition for students, teachers  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School began a new program Wednesday to recognize eight students and one teacher every month.



New director, same direction; The Gate leadership talks growth, upcoming DessertFest  Maryville Daily Times

There is change at The Gate — Gateway to Independence in Blount County as its new executive director takes over, but the mission of providing a safe and ...



Mickey McClurg retiring from Alcoa City Schools Board of Education  Maryville Daily Times

Harry B. "Mickey" McClurg has served on the Alcoa Board of Education since 1987, but did not seek re-election this year because of health problems. Tuesday ...



Blount County Jaycees Christmas Parade lineup for Saturday  Maryville Daily Times

It's time for the Blount County Jaycees Christmas Parade.



Failure to renew lease causing Alcoa Gold's Gym to close May 31  Maryville Daily Times

Failure to reach agreement over a lease is resulting in the closing of Gold's Gym in Alcoa.



Alcoa city manager set to retire in times of high turnover for the city  Maryville Daily Times

The city of Alcoa will be weathering two coming years of personnel turnover as officials announced key positions, including the city manager's, will be replaced ...



Alcoa High School honors students | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School honored its top students Monday night at its annual Committed To Excellence awards banquet.



Collins named new boys basketball coach at Alcoa  Citizentribune

The all-time wins leader in boys basketball at Morristown East has coached his last game with the Hurricanes.



Defense sparks Alcoa to quarterfinal victory over Austin-East  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa football team's opening drive against Austin-East on Friday night looked similar to the last time the teams met.



New semi-pro football team arrives to Blount County  Maryville Daily Times

Some football players aren't ready to give up the sport after their high school or college careers come to an end.



Alcoa High School dome begins to glow | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa Board of Education members saw a preview Wednesday night of how a proposed lighting design would spotlight the 40-foot aluminum dome atop the new ...



Springbrook and John Sevier pools to open May 18  Maryville Daily Times

Springbrook Pool is set to open May 18 at 11 a.m. and John Sevier Pool on May 24 at noon, the Maryville-Alcoa-Blount Parks & Rec Commission said in a ...



Alcoa High School names five as top academic achievers for 2017  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's top five students for the Class of 2017 are Alec Riden, Luke McLemore, Eli Durant, Kylie Winchester and Ivy MacDaniel.



Election: Alcoa Commission makes history, wine in retail food stores approved in several communities  Knoxville News Sentinel

In election news, the first African-American woman was elected to the Alcoa City Commission and several communities OK'd wine at retail food stores.



Restaurant health inspection scores are now available online  Maryville Daily Times

Tennessee restaurant heath inspection scores now are available for anyone to view online. This comes after about six months of not being able to view scores ...



Big Blue Nation forms small colony in East Tennessee  WVLT.TV

Big Blue Nation, the University of Kentucky, has a little colony inside Alcoa. Our Sarah Jane Cobb, an Alcoa High School alum, showed us why you might see ...



Revised Fireworks rules make good time to talk safety  Maryville Daily Times

Ask Johnathan Reneau about firecrackers or bottle rockets and his face lights up like a child's.



Alcoa opens season with loss to Christian Academy of Knoxville  Maryville Daily Times

Christian Academy of Knoxville scored back-to-back goals late in the first half and cruised to a 3-1 win over a short-handed Alcoa squad at Alcoa High School on ...



Predicting the Tennessee high school football BlueCross Bowl games  Knoxville News Sentinel

A prediction of all nine games in the Tennessee high school football BlueCross Bowl.



Online registration for Heritage High School coming July 10-12  Maryville Daily Times

Parents and guardians of Heritage High School students should receive instructions by email July 10-12 to fill out registration forms online for the 2019-20 ...



Alcoa inducting first Hall of Fame class | Sports  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School has a long, storied history in athletics, and now the school will enshrine some of the most influential players, coaches and administrators that ...



Blount County Schools preparing for increasing wave of mental health needs  Maryville Daily Times

Blount County Schools administrators say they are seeing students with emotional and mental illnesses on a scale they've never seen before, particularly in the ...



Bang, bang, bang ... bust: Drug task force raids Badgett Alley residence  Maryville Daily Times

The activity was suspicious. Observers in the community were annoyed, probably mad, maybe even scared.



Alcoa football coach Gary Rankin first in Tennessee to win 400 games  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alcoa coach Gary Rankin is the first high school football coach in Tennessee history to win 400 games.



Inside the +$100 million plan for Blount County Schools high school renovations  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County school board during a called meeting Monday will review plans to renovate its two 40-year-old high schools over five to seven years.



Alcoa approves fiber optic agreement with Maryville, Blount County  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize the mayor to enter an interlocal agreement with the city of Maryville and Blount County to ...



DENSO awards college scholarships to nine students | News  Maryville Daily Times

DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee has awarded its 2019 scholarships to nine high school students. Each received a $2000 scholarship to their college or ...



Corporal punishment remains in Alcoa City Schools policies  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa Board of Education on Tuesday declined Director Brian Bell's request to adopt a new policy prohibiting corporal punishment in Alcoa City Schools, ...



Alcoa High School's Goddard Field gets artificial turf  Maryville Daily Times

Crew are installing a synthethic turf system at Alcoa High School's Goddard Field.



Maryville father, son dead in apparent murder-suicide  Maryville Daily Times

A father and his young son, who were both part of Maryville City Schools, died Monday morning after what police are calling a murder-suicide at a Savannah ...



Last Chance U's Isaiah Wright playing football again, starting new life chapter post-jail  Knoxville News Sentinel

Wright, who came to fame on the Netflix show, was released from jail in August after accepting a plea deal.



Alcoa High named Heart Safe School | News  The Daily Times

After an emergency drill, East Tennessee Children's Hospital Project ADAM Tennessee coordinator Karen Smith presented Alcoa High School Becky Stone with ...



Barnes honors former UT coach Wade Houston  WVLT.TV

Rick Barnes announced the creation of The Wade Houston Captain's Award.



With record-high Tennessee graduation rate, Blount, Alcoa and Maryville schools over 92 percent  Maryville Daily Times

Tennessee posted a record graduation rate of 89.1 percent in the past school year, and Alcoa and Maryville were among 43 districts with a graduation rate of 95 ...



Arrest made in Saturday shooting in Alcoa Oldfield community  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa man charged in Saturday morning shooting in Oldfield community.



Knoxville-area Class 3A high school football preview  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the top teams and the top players in Knoxville high school football this season in Class 3A? Here's a look at some of the key 2018 storylines.



Alcoa City Schools Foundation announces Legacy of Excellence honorees  Maryville Daily Times

The Alcoa City Schools Foundation has announced the honorees for its third annual Legacy of Excellence Gala to be held Saturday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. in the ...



Maryville City Schools' scores among top in state, Blount County Schools among bottom in latest TVAAS scores  Maryville Daily Times

The latest measure of students' academic growth shows Maryville City Schools among the top in the state and Blount County Schools falling toward the bottom.



Arconic, United Steelworkers reach tentative agreement | News  Maryville Daily Times

Arconic and the United Steelworkers reached a tentative agreement on a new contract Friday.



Alcoa students recognized for academic achievements | Community  Maryville Daily Times

Men in Community and Hall Alumni Association held an awards ceremony last week for academic achievers at Alcoa Middle School. This is the third grading ...



Blount County E-911 Center keeping an eye on schools  Maryville Daily Times

The Blount County E-911 Center is adding live camera views from public schools across the county's three districts, as well as virtual floor plans, images of every ...



Alcoa's new band director working double time | News  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa High School's new band director took the job in early September, and this Saturday the school will host a festival with about 30 bands and 2200 students ...



Isaiah Wright claims a second chance | News  Maryville Daily Times

Isaiah Wright, 21, sat slumping forward, elbows on knees, on his granny's front porch in Harriman on a late spring afternoon. Nora Loy, 21, his fiancée, ...



Pistol Creek greenway construction looms as mayor considers low bid  Maryville Daily Times

The price tag on a construction contract for the Pistol Creek greenway construction has a number now: $2793025.05.



Christmas Eve fire takes life of Maryville man  Maryville Daily Times

A residential fire on Christmas Eve night took the life of a 58-year-old Maryville man, James “Sam” Hembree.



William Blount High School showcases career and technical education programs  Maryville Daily Times

Sparks flew, fruit played music, robots maneuvered around a classroom, spare ribs smoked and teens painted a truck Tuesday night at William Blount High ...



Alcoa City Schools spreading Christmas joy | Community  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa City Schools will present two chorus concerts Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Clayton Center for the Arts on the campus of Maryville College.



Alcoa Intermediate School teachers receive lesson from city historian David Duggan  Maryville Daily Times

Alcoa's city historian gave teachers a two-hour lesson Thursday on how the town was built and grew in the early 20th century, as they compared historic photos ...



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