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Loudon County District Announcements
School Board Meeting October 8

The Loudon County Board of Education will meet
Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 at the Courthouse Annex.  

Click here to preview the agenda.

Fall Break

No School October 12-16

Loudon County Science Fairs

It's not too early to start thinking about Science Fair Projects!  Loudon County will host the Elementary Science Fair on October 5 at Loudon High School and the Middle School Science Fair on October 6 at Philadelphia Elementary School.

Elementary Grades Science Project Guidelines

Middle School Science Project Guidelines

Having troubling coming up with ideas?  Check out the sites below:

Science A-Z
Jump Start Science Resources
Science Buddies
Discovery Education Science Fair Central
Terimore Science Fair Projects
IPL Science Fair Projects
NASA Video - How to do a Science Fair Project
Education.Com Science Fair Help
All Science Fair Projects
Steve Spangler Science
Science Resources on Teacher's Tech Lounge

Report Cards

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October 22



Provide Feedback on New Science Standards

Last week, the State Board of Education launched a review website (here) to collect public feedback on Tennessee’s K-12 science standards. The website provides an opportunity for every Tennessean to participate in the first phase of a highly transparent and comprehensive standards review process. We encourage educators, parents, and other stakeholders to review the science standards and provide feedback.

Data collected from this website will be given to a team of Tennessee educators to review and revise the standards. The revised standards and aligned assessments will be implemented in the 2018-19 school year.    

Book Donation at Eaton Elementary

Loudon County's Eaton Elementary School has 300 new books for its Book Nook donated by Sterling Global Operations (SGO), an international stability operations company, and presented to students today at a ceremony in which U.S. Rep. John Duncan, Jr. participated.

is almost within sight of SGO's headquarters, located on Old Highway 95 in Lenoir City. The SGO Foundation bought the books to support education locally, said Matt Kaye, SGO chief executive officer.  "We wanted to make a contribution to education in SGO's hometown, and it's gratifying to know that for years to come these books will be opening up new worlds for children and helping them to become better readers," Kaye said.

Rep. Duncan, whose congressional district includes Eaton Elementary School and most of Loudon County, said this contribution, and others like it, help create stronger schools and help set children on a lifetime of  reading.  "Every one of us can remember something they read when we were young that captured our imagination, that inspired us, that affected and uplifted our lives," Rep. Duncan said. "The books the SGO Foundation is providing to Eaton Elementary School will serve children in the same way.  "I commend SGO and its Foundation for making this contribution toward the goal of
inspiring young people to read," he added. "There are many companies in our area who make
contributions to help support public education, and we're grateful for SGO and all of  them."
The donation took place in Mrs. Jamie Hurst's third grade classroom.  Her students enjoyed Congressman Duncan reading to them and also answering questions about his role in government.  Eaton Elementary School Principal Ashley Talley accepted the books on behalf of the school.

Perfect Attendance Recognition
Recognition and Reward for Students and Good Family Practices for Perfect Attendance in 2015-16 

A student's commitment to his studies and his school can be measured in many ways -- from the number of days present at school, to achieving progress and making good grades. Loudon County Schools seeks to reward dedicated students who have a perfect attendance record (no tardies, no absences and no leaving early) this school year by:
  • Awarding a certificate of merit to each student with a perfect attendance record.
  • Public recognition of each student in a local newspaper for such worthy distinction in achieving perfect attendance.
  • Recognizing the families of theses students during the month of June for engaging in good family practices that resulted in their child’s perfect attendance. Each family shall be presented a family fun game night package which includes family fun activities, a pizza and other special gifts.
(Student participation via parent permission)
Currently sponsored by community partners: Good Neighbor Shoppe,
Family Resource Center & Loudon County Schools

Loudon County Sees Big Gains in ACT Scores

Loudon County Schools  showed big gains in 2015 ACT scores, with its composite score increasing to 18.8 from last year’s 17.5. The district also saw large jumps in the average scores in each of the four subject areas — 16.3 to 18.1 in English; 17.7 to 18.6 in math; 17.7 to 19.4 in reading; and 17.8 to 18.8 in science.

Click here to read story at Knox News.  

TN Promise Applications

Tennessee Promise Scholarship

High school seniors can apply for Tennessee Promise here between August 17 and November 2, 2015.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the following deadlines and requirements:

  • Apply to the program by November 2, 2015.
  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15, 2016 at www.fafsa.gov. For families who have not yet filed taxes for the prior year, estimates can be used on the FAFSA and updated once taxes have been filed.
  • Attend two mandatory meetings led by the local partnering organization. Failure to attend the mandatory meeting will result in loss of the Tennessee Promise.
  • Complete 8 hours of community service for each semester they receive Tennessee Promise funding, to be completed before the start of each term. That means they must complete their first 8 hours the summer before enrolling in a community college or TCAT. Partnering organizations will assist students in finding community service opportunities in their area.
  • Apply to and enroll in an eligible institution. Some partnering organizations may ask students to apply to an eligible college program by February 15, 2016. Though this deadline is not an official requirement, it is highly encouraged.
  • Complete FAFSA verification, if required by the student's institution, by August 1, 2016.

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