Loudon County Schools will graduate college and career ready students through rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.
December 22 - January 5
School dismissed at 11 AM on Friday, Dec. 19
Students return to school on Tuesday, January 6
Students across Loudon County participated in this year's Hour of Code with activities ranging from Angry Birds programming to controlling Christmas lights on White House outdoor trees.
On Wednesday, December 10, Loudon Elementary Girls on the Run went to River Oaks Assisted Living and helped residents play bingo. This was followed by Christmas caroling. The girls represented LES well by spreading Christmas cheer and exhibiting outstanding character. We appreciate their hard work and enthusiasm this season!
First grade Eaton Elementary student, Audrey Rust, was featured as the Guest Anchor on WBIR Live at Five December 9.
Teacher of the Year for outstanding and effective use of technology in the classroom. We are very proud of you.
Patrick will be recognized at the January School Board Meeting. This award provides an all-expense paid trip to FETC, (Florida Educational Technology Conference in Orlando) January 20-23.
by Kris Peterson
Photograph by Kris Peterson
Despite the lose on Friday to Fulton (56-7) in the TSSAA semi-finals, the Redskins of 2014 have left their mark in the record books of Loudon Football. With a lot of heart and great team spirit the Senior crew of 11 lead the team to a 13-0 season. In addition the following records where set:
Josh Jackson is the team’s single season rushing leader, has the most rushing touchdowns in a season and also has the most touchdowns in a season in school history.
Travis Brewer has surpassed the single season and single game passing records this season, while also throwing for the highest completion percentage and least interceptions.
Tyler Ferguson also holds the single season record for receiving yards and receptions and has set the single game receiving record twice this season, most recently piling up 187 yards at the Livingston Academy playoff game.
As a team, Loudon’s 486 points in a season is a school record as well.
We are so proud of our Redskin team and all they have accomplished. Congratulations!
Congratulations to the Greenback winners at the National Gingerbread Competition.
Seven Loudon County students participated in the Spelling Bee on November 18 at Fort Loudoun Middle School. Rachel Scheffer of North Middle School edged out Elijah Butler (4th grade) from Highland Park. Rachel now puts herself in the rare class of "repeat champion." That is an extremely difficult feat as these students must win their school competition prior to getting to the county level. Congratulations to these students for being school champions and representing their school with class at the Loudon County Spelling Bee:
Tyson Porcella - Eaton
Brayden Kiser - Fort Loudoun
Elijah Butler - Highland Park
Alexia Venearo - Loudon Elem.
Rachel Scheffer - North (CHAMPION)
Joshua McCulley - Philadelphia
Elizabeth Newman - Steekee
From November 1-8, 2014, a group of school principals, assistant principals, instructional leaders from Knox and Loudon school and researchers from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College went to Shanghai to study and observe the TPEG practices in China. Among the 15 participants, three principals had been to Shanghai with the first cohort of principals, 12 other members were new to the project.
During their one-week visit to Shanghai, Tennessee educators visited six schools (two secondary and four elementary) from the Minhang District. Among the schools, half of them have significant number of students from low SES and rural migrant workers’ families, one with 100% migrant children and only receives partial government funding. At each school, the Tennessee educators observed how teachers in Shanghai conduct joint lesson planning, classroom observations, and giving peer feedback. They also learned about the multifaceted and multilevel professional development structure and instructional support for teacher collaboration within and across schools and at the district level. Their visit culminated in a half-day workshop at East China Normal University, where Tennessee and Shanghai principals discussed the key strategies and challenges of constructing and sustaining productive communities of practice .
Loudon County students scored straight A's in achievement for the 2013-2014 year.
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As passed in the 2014 General Assembly, Public Chapter 892 requires the state and districts to post a calendar of all state and district mandated tests each school year beginning July 31. You can also find this information under the DISTRICT tab on top navigation links.
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