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Weakley County to Celebrate Veterans with COVID-Precaution Twists
11/05/2020
Weakley County Schools celebrates the 14 employees who are also veterans along with hundreds of others in the area as they make adjustments in their annual Veterans Day observance.
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Gleason Students Learn More About Environment Thanks to Community Support
11/04/2020
Sherri Brawner's pre-kindergarten class in Gleason took learning about the environment outside on Election Day and got hands-on learning courtesy of a local business.
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Dresden Middle Plans on Recognizing Veterans with Drive-By Care Packages
11/04/2020
All area Veterans are invited to take part in Dresden Middle School’s Veterans Day program on Wednesday, November 11, at 8:30 a.m. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the program will be in the form of a parade around the school grounds.
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Weakley County School Librarians Offer Array of Services
10/29/2020
Ten school librarians open their library doors (and young minds) to hundreds of books on shelves, unlimited knowledge online, and resources like color and 3D printers that enhance the learning experience of students and teachers alike.
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Skyhawks Star in Important Messages to MES Students
10/28/2020
Though the Skyhawks aren’t visible on the gridiron this fall, the University of Tennessee at Martin football team is certainly scoring points with Martin Elementary School (MES).
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More than 1300 Laptops Now Ready for Weakley County Schools
10/28/2020
More than 1,300 laptop computers are now loaded with appropriate software and ready to be distributed to Weakley County Schools and students in need.
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Staff Challenge Nets Self-Care Winners
10/09/2020
Inspired by blogs from principals and teachers using the hashtag #selfcarechallenge, Sharon School’s Michelle Clements and Beth Davidson crafted a means to transform a usually tense time to one of inspiration.
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Engagement to Enrichment Resource Reflects Community Collaboration
10/08/2020
What was originally conceived to be a sheet of suggestions for elementary students to remain engaged during closure has evolved into a 20-page tabloid of enrichment, all the result of a community collaboration.
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Friends Call Carlie Hugueley Class' “Laughter and Light”
10/08/2020
The recently placed memorial stone for Carlie Hugueley beside the October Glory Maple tree planted in her memory on the front lawn of Gleason School served as the site for a socially-distanced brief ceremony planned by her classmates.
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Ag in the Classroom Teaches Many Lessons
10/08/2020
Four weeks ago, Weakley County Schools CTE Director Lindsey Parham gifted Danielle VanCleave’s second graders at Sharon with a dozen guinea eggs. The children’s curiosity and an incubator on loan from the self-professed “crazed chicken lady” Parham, have hatched an enthusiasm for agriculture and some potential future farmers.
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October Board Meeting Returns to (Somewhat) Business as Usual
10/02/2020
After six weeks of in-person classes at schools, the October meeting of the Weakley County School Board returned to a degree of normalcy not enjoyed since the March closure.
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School Bus Drivers Offer More than Rides
10/01/2020
Ron Byington leads the group of 40 drivers and a slate of mechanics who keep the Weakley County Schools fleet of yellow safely on the road. Here's a look at what it means to be #WeakleyStrong Behind the Wheel.
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Farm to School Initiative Delivers Local Apples
09/24/2020
When a pandemic keeps young learners off the farm, local advocates are finding ways to bring the farm to them.
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Leadership Offers Assessment of First Six Weeks
09/23/2020
The first six weeks of Weakley County Schools 2020-21 academic year is coming to a close. With that date comes the reality of report cards and assessing progress. Turning the tables on administration, the following is a look at where they identified the district has seen success and a few areas in need of improvement.
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EAs Serve in Classrooms, Offices, Cafeterias and More
09/22/2020
A majority of the nearly 90 men and women who are called Educational Assistants in Weakley County Schools are assigned to the special needs student population. Others serve in the cafeteria or the office. Some do the role on a part-time basis and others are full-time employees. Meet some of them here.
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Virtual Title 1 Meeting to Precede October Board Meeting
09/21/2020
On October 1, 2020, at 4:00 p.m., the Federal Programs plan for Weakley County Schools will be available for public review and comment prior to the regularly scheduled board meeting. See story for Zoom link.
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New Westview Piano Class Provides Another Fine Arts Option
09/16/2020
15 new keyboards greeted students at Westview when they returned in August and a new fine arts option began.
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Art in the Days of COVID Continues to Encourage Expression
09/16/2020
During National Arts in Education Week (Sept. 13-19), Weakley County Schools celebrates the creativity within the lesson plan as well as planning for learning during the pandemic.
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September Board Meeting Sees Approval for Changes in COVID Response
09/08/2020
After dealing with annual and monthly activities, the Weakley County School Board addressed several COVID-19 related issues in their September 3 meeting.
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COVID Response Feeding Program to Continue
09/03/2020
On Thursday free lunches were added to the already free breakfasts served at Weakley County Schools.
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COVID Adds to Substitute Shortage
09/01/2020
No one suggests it’s an easy gig. Responding to an early morning, abrupt change to the day can feel unpredictable. Entering a classroom of unfamiliar faces (half of which you possibly can’t see because of masks) is daunting. But for each reason to keep a substitute teacher from stepping up and filling in, Weakley County Schools has nearly 4,000 reasons to do so.
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Special Ed Staff Continue to Customize Learning
08/31/2020
Responding to the needs of special education students does not stop even during a pandemic. More than 600 students are served by the Weakley County Schools special education staff. Last spring during closure and, as some families chose to start the academic year at home, these students continue to receive the individualized attention that helps their learning progress.
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Nutrition Department Continues Focus on Safety and Health
08/28/2020
Though classrooms closed due to COVID-19 on March 16, the entrances to Weakley County Schools’ kitchens were consistently in use throughout the spring and summer. For 21 weeks, the Nutrition Department -- aided by teachers, education assistants, principals, bus drivers, School Resource Officers and volunteers -- served 420, 256 breakfasts and lunches at locations throughout the county.
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Volunteer Program Seeks Caring Adults Ready to help Educators & Students
08/28/2020
Safety precautions are necessary to help avoid the spread of COVID-19 in Weakley County Schools. But those precautions demand additional steps and procedures from faculty, staff and bus drivers. To help lighten the load, Weakley County Schools has launched a new volunteer program.
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Frazier Asks Parents to Refer to TDOH Guidelines
08/24/2020
Randy Frazier, director of Weakley County Schools, is asking parents and guardians to follow guidance from the TN Department of Health and local authorities regarding timing for isolation and quarantine.
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Student Art Featured in Latest Harvest of the Month Calendar
08/24/2020
The newest edition of the Harvest of the Month Calendar featuring winning illustrations from students across the county is now available. Cost is $10. A list of featured artists and the link for ordering are provided here.
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Almost 3,400 Set to Return to Weakley County Classrooms Monday
08/14/2020
When doors at all ten Weakley County campuses open on Monday, 3,381 students are expected to enter -- masked, temperature checked and socially distanced. Another 414 students have opted for Monitored Distance Education (MDE), an online curriculum offered by the county.
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August School Board Meeting Addresses Calendar, Sick Leave, and MDE
08/07/2020
The Board approved an adjusted calendar, asked for sick leave policy reflecting COVID-19 concerns to be presented at September meeting, and said MDE students were not eligible for extracurricular activities.
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Communities Come Together to Assist with School Supplies
08/06/2020
The Charger Foundation is continuing to receive financial donations to cover the costs of supplying Martin students with necessary materials this school year. The City of Greenfield made deliveries last week. Other communities are expressing thanks for community support.
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Hands On Learning Netted Two Students Summer Fun
07/28/2020
Brady Crumby, 14, and Ethan Hatler, 13, had the choice to be bored this summer or craft an almost unbelievable fish tale. They opted to tackle the task that has now netted them bragging rights for years to come.
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COVID-19 Responses -- What's the Difference Between MDE and Remote Learning?
07/28/2020
Click here for answers to your questions regarding the differences between Monitored Distance Education and Remote Learning. Video examples of MDE included.
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Online Registration Opens July 28 with In Person Aug. 4-6
07/27/2020
On-line registration for the 2020-21 school year will be open on Tuesday, July 28, and continue through Aug. 5. In-person registration for the 2020-21 school year has been rescheduled for Aug. 4-6. Each school will customize how they will accommodate students’ families and adhere to social distancing guidelines.
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Two Days of Learning Now Complete for New Teachers
07/24/2020
Weakley County Schools Director Randy Frazier welcomed new teachers to a year like “we’ve never seen before” when orientation took place this week at the board of education office in Dresden.
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Director Frazier Shares Where Reopening Plans Are to Date
07/21/2020
Schools Director Randy Frazier offers an update on where the district stands as reopening plans get underway.
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Unanimously Approved Motion Paves Way for Increase
07/13/2020
While state funds were taken off the table due to COVID-19 related financial losses, Weakley County teachers will be receiving an increase in pay thanks to a unanimous vote by the County Commissioners.
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Families Qualifying for Free and Reduced School Lunches Now Eligible for Summer Assistance
06/30/2020
UPDATE - Deadline extended for families with children who received free or reduced lunches last year or attended Sharon School to apply for additional assistance. The application period continues through July 13.
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Weakley County Graduates Net More than $5.7 Million in Scholarships
06/23/2020
Several graduates from Weakley County’s four high schools advancing to further educational opportunities are doing so with the financial support of their communities and the institutions they will attend. The total for scholarship funds issued to graduating seniors is estimated to exceed $5.7 million.
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Young Leaders Conclude Year of Learning
06/23/2020
By the time the First Community Bank Youth Leadership of Weakley County (FCBYLWC) Class of 2020 graduated last week, they had a bond forged by meeting members of local government, learning about economic development, discovering more about education and local community organizations, and surviving a pandemic.
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Plans for Aug. 3 Return to School Underway
06/23/2020
With six weeks to students’ arrival on August 3, Weakley County Schools Director Randy Frazier instructed district staff to move from the research they had been conducting to recruiting teams for Nutrition, Transportation, Health and Safety, Communications, Continuous Learning, Operations and Special Populations.
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Top Students Share Wisdom at June 12 Graduation Ceremonies
06/17/2020
For those unable to attend the graduation ceremonies on June 12, here’s a look at the wisdom shared by school valedictorians and salutatorians from each of the four high schools as they addressed their peers and the community.
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Summer Reading Programs Adjusted
06/03/2020
While not all the libraries in the county will be able to offer the traditional format for their summer reading programs, encouraging children to “Imagine Your Story” will still be a priority.
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Closure Response To Now Turn to Summer Slide
06/02/2020
After seven weeks of writing, designing, publishing and distributing learning engagement for preschool through 5th grade, Weakley County’s focus on learning engagement during the COVID-19 school closure is shifting attention to the “summer slide.”
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Standards Not Covered Due to Closure Will Be Addressed in Summer Series
06/01/2020
The learning engagement series published weekly in The Weakley County Press since mid-April will shift the focus to addressing identified gaps beginning in June.
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Weakley County Farm Bureau Continues to Support Sharon School Garden
06/01/2020
With both financial and "field hand" support, second grade teacher Danielle VanCleave will realize her vision of the garden at Sharon School providing fresh vegetables for the community.
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Weakley County Schools Announce Academic Top Spots
06/01/2020
Now that report cards are out and graduation is approaching, the valedictorians and salutatorians of each high school have been named. See more about these top scholars.
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Volunteers Welcomed for June/July Meals Distribution
05/29/2020
Meals from Weakley County Schools will continue through July. Volunteers are now needed to help with distribution.
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Kandace Jackson To Begin WestTeach in August
05/28/2020
WestTeach will welcome Greenfield native Kandace Jackson when the professional development program for teachers in the 21 counties of West Tennessee next convenes in August.
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Two Days Left to Apply for Additional Free Meals
05/18/2020
An additional option to receive free meals now has a deadline of Tuesday, May 19. Applications will be accepted throughout Tuesday. Participants in the current Weakley County Schools' meal distribution program are encouraged to take advantage of this offer if they are eligible.
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Baylor University to Provide Meals for Economically Disadvantaged
05/15/2020
UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 19. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Baylor University and the USDA have partnered to provide meals to children who are classified as economically disadvantaged. To participate in the program, a child must have qualified for Free or Reduced meals during the 2019-2020 school year.
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Marine Recruit Headed to Boot Camp Dons Early Cap and Gown
05/15/2020
Westview senior Mason Whitten was scheduled to leave for boot camp at Paris Island, South Carolina, on Monday. Principal Jeromy Davidson worked with Mason and his mother Amy McCord of Martin and father Lance Whitten of South Fulton to ensure the Marine recruit would at least get one more day on campus,
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Each School To Customize Drive-through Pick Up of Report Cards
05/14/2020
Student population and driveways are helping to dictate the varying approaches to report card pick up at Weakley County Schools. All schools will begin card distribution on May 18 and will be observing social distancing guidelines.
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Details for Rescheduled Graduation Coming Soon
05/01/2020
Weakley County Schools Director Randy Frazier announced today that the graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020 will now occur on the weekend of June 12. Postponing the planned May 15 event came about after consulting with local health officials.
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Director Frazier Salutes Weakley County Teachers
05/01/2020
Director Frazier shares thoughts on lessons learned regarding the roles of teachers. May 4-8 is National Teacher Appreciation Week.
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Pre-K Registration Packet Pick Up Set for May 19; Drop Off May 26
05/01/2020
The newly rescheduled registration dates reflect Weakley County Schools’ continued commitment to observing social distancing guidelines. Pre-K registration will now fall on two dates: May 19 will allow for registration packet pick up. May 26 will be for packet drop off. And the entire process will be a “drive through” operation.
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School Nurses Acknowledged on May 6 But Appreciated Every Day
05/01/2020
National School Nurse Day was scheduled for Wednesday, May 6 this year. Little did organizers know that the recognition for these health care providers would be severely affected by a health crisis.
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Future Health Care Professionals Have Knowledgeable Guides
05/01/2020
At two Weakley County High Schools, students interested in healthcare as a career choice have guides to help them determine what could be next. Both guides are licensed registered nurses.
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County Invited to Participate
04/29/2020
The multi-school combined choir experience was cancelled but that doesn't mean Weakley County can't sing. Check out the details for a virtual choir trip down country roads.
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Reports of Child Abuse Are Down – No Cause to Celebrate
Reports of Child Abuse Are Down – No Cause to Celebrate
04/23/2020
As Child Prevention Awareness month comes to a close and school will no longer be open, mental health professionals express concern that reports of abuse will be reduced. But that reduction doesn't mean abuse isn't happening.
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Meals, Instruction and Mental Health - WCS Priorities
04/23/2020
The mental health and well-being of students has been a priority since schools closed in March. Choosing to focus on learning engagement rather than formal instruction is one means by which the school system helped to reduce stress in an already stressful time.
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Mental Health Resources in the Weakley County Area
04/23/2020
Students and their families have several resources available to them. Websites and phone numbers listed here offer awareness and/or a direct connection to trained professionals.
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Therapists Offer Suggestions for Talking with Children
04/23/2020
The COVID-19 crisis can produce fear and anxiety in children. Area therapists and national experts offer tips and suggestions on how to address concerns and focus on well-being.
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First Person Account of How Local Resources Addressed Stress
04/23/2020
A single mom describes her high-achieving teen's reaction to school closure and the help received from Youth Villages.
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Weakley County School Administrators Plan for Closing Out School Year
04/17/2020
Weakley County Schools Director Randy Frazier, staff and principals met online on Thursday to determine the next steps of closing out the 2019-20 academic year. The meeting followed Governor Bill Lee’s recommendation on Wednesday to close all Tennessee schools for the remainder of the year.
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Weakley County Schools Serving Meals to 0-18 Years
04/16/2020
125,644 meals served in six weeks -- Meal distributions are underway as Weakley County Schools respond to COVID-19 and school closure needs.
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Printed and Online Materials Now Available for Encouraging Learning
04/16/2020
A new instructional platform meant to offer learning suggestions and less stress are now available on this website. Paper overviews are being distributed at meal sites.
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April 13-17 Meals Continue Daily, Then Move to Tuesdays and Fridays
04/09/2020
Beginning April 21, the new schedule for meal distribution will be Tuesdays and Fridays. On April 21 and the following Tuesdays, families will receive Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday meals. On April 24 and the following Fridays, they will receive meals for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
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Harvest of the Month Calendar Artists Have More Time
04/09/2020
The COVID-19 crisis and school closures came just as entries were beginning to be dropped off at school cafeterias. So, adjustments were made and the new deadline is April 30.
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Weakley County Schools' Latest Response to COVID-19
03/30/2020
As new information is obtained regarding COVID-19 and the coronavirus, school administration will share.
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WCS Nutrition Staff Will Provide Meals Throughout Closure
03/25/2020
After a virtual meeting with cafeteria managers on Tuesday afternoon, Weakley County Schools Nutrition Director Trista Snider was confident that the Monday through Friday meal distribution would continue throughout the now extended school closure.
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Governor Asks Schools to Continue Closures
03/24/2020
Director Randy Frazier was preparing to extend the closure of Weakley County schools when Governor Bill Lee made his recommendation to remain closed until April 24.
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Local Media, Webcasts and Webinars Help Connect Weakley County Schools
03/18/2020
In the second day of the closure of Weakley County Schools, Director Randy Frazier continues to stress safety and adherence to social distancing recommendations.
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Meal Distribution to Expand
03/17/2020
School nutrition staff served 264 lunch and breakfast combos at six locations across Weakley County in the first day of school closure.
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Schools Will Close Until At Least April 1
03/16/2020
Governor Bill Lee released a statement this morning urging every school district in Tennessee to “close as soon as possible.” The statement came while Weakley County Schools district and school administrators were in a meeting discussing COVID-19, and director Randy Frazier immediately announced schools will be closed beginning tomorrow and will remain closed until at least April 1.
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Following CDC Guidance, Schools Remain Open March 16-20
03/13/2020
Weakley County Schools will continue classes next week, but nonessential activities will be suspended, according to Director Randy Frazier in an announcement to the school board, school principals and staff today.
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RTI Collaborative Prompts Launch of YouTube Playlist
03/10/2020
A recent report on the urgency for literacy in Tennessee recommends three steps Weakley County has already taken. A presentation to NWTN peers on what that looks like prompted the launch of a YouTube playlist which can be used for future training.
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Greenfield's Brenley Little Among State's Top Spellers
03/09/2020
Weakley County Spelling Bee Champion Brenley Little joined 53 other superior spellers in Nashville on Saturday to see who would take the state’s top spot.
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MMS Hosts Whole Child Discussion
03/06/2020
The Martin Middle School library served as the site for representatives of the Tennessee Department of Education to meet with educators, administrators, concerned parents and students. They discussed the Whole Child Support initiative. These engagement sessions are part of a statewide effort to "learn what we can do, as a state, to meet the needs of students, families and school communities." Story by Christian Ashlar first appeared in the Weakley County Press.
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Frazier Offers Details on Weakley County Schools' Response to COVID-19
03/05/2020
Gov. Bill Lee announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 5. Director of Schools Randy Frazier shared an update to parents regarding the school system's activities to address the health concern. Students received the letter and robocalls and texts will alert parents that the letter has been distributed.
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Social Workers Sims and Jaco Serve Weakley County Students
03/05/2020
The first week of March is designated National School Social Work Week. Kellie Sims, seated, and Brittany Jaco are the two school social workers serving Weakley County Schools.
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Weakley County Schools Address Coronavirus Concerns
03/04/2020
UPDATE 03.05.20-Gov. Bill Lee announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 5. With daily news broadcasts tracing the progress of the coronavirus or COVID -19, and public response varying in extremes, the Weakley County School System wants to assure local residents that staff are monitoring the situation and employing preventative measures.
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Gleason Address Change Adds More Champions
03/04/2020
As of March 3, anyone mailing packages to Gleason School or using GPS maps will need to enter a new address. Due to recent changes in the 911 and postal systems, a dash can no longer be used, making 92-99 State Championship Drive obsolete. The new address – 3 State Championship Drive – reflects both a response to change and the inclusion of the third and, to-date, un-heralded (at least where the address is concerned) team of champions.
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Weakley County Schools Awarded TVA STEM Education Grant
03/04/2020
Weakley County Schools received a $5000 check this week from the Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated, for a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education project.
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County Soil Conservation District Gift More Than 325 Trees
03/04/2020
Weakley County Soil Conservation District (WCSCD) and the Tennessee Division of Forestry are partnering to ensure 5th graders in Weakley County understand the value of trees in preventing soil erosion.
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Nearly 200 Entries Share Spotlight at Inaugural Art Show
03/03/2020
Hundreds came out in support of the arts in Dresden on Saturday night. They were treated to an evening focused on the senses as 196 student-produced art pieces lined the walls of the Weakley County Personal Development Center, students served light fare, and students provided the musical backdrop.
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7th Graders Hear Firsthand Account of Segregation & Integration
02/28/2020
The personal story of 7th grade English Language Arts teacher Lynn Brasfield helped bring the reading about Ruby Bridges and school segregation closer to home.
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Students Return to the Drawing Board for Next Harvest of the Month Calendar
02/28/2020
After a successful launch of the Harvest of the Month educational marketing program in the fall, organizers are encouraging student artists to submit entries for the July 2020-June 2021 school calendar.
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Freshman Artist Designs Safety Mascot
02/18/2020
When employees of Imerys in Gleason (formerly Kentucky Tennessee Clay Company) met for their annual safety refresh workshop in February, they included an unveiling of a new safety mascot and simultaneously honored a recent retiree. They also gifted a young artist with a $500 scholarship in recognition of the colorful creation, fashioned to underscore safety issues at the plant.
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Gleason School Library Reading-Is-Fun-A-Thon Nets Big Results
02/13/2020
During the month of January, elementary students at Gleason School had the opportunity to participate in Gleason School Library’s “Reading-Is-Fun-a-thon.” Their efforts have raised more than $2,200.
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Student Artists' Work to be Featured in Countywide Art Show
02/13/2020
Talent from across the county will be featured at the Weakley County Art Show at 6 p.m. on February 29 at the Weakley County Personal Development Center, 8250 Hwy. 22, Dresden. Deadline to submit entries at schools is Feb. 21.
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School and District Level Teachers Acknowledged
02/12/2020
First selected by their peers, then acknowledged through a committee review, three Weakley County Teachers of the Year will now proceed to a regional level and possibly on to be named the state’s Teacher of the Year.
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Students Add Love Notes to Blankets of Hope
02/12/2020
A reminder to be kind from a local radio station prompted a Sharon teacher, whose mind was already focused on how her second graders would observe the Great Kindness Challenge, to apply for Blankets of Hope, a national effort to meet the needs of homeless people. As a result, the kindness continues and several individuals in Jackson who are without a permanent home will spend their Valentine’s Day warmly reminded of some children’s care.
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Dental Prevention Program Offers Fluoride and Sealants
02/06/2020
Gleason students in K-8th recently only had to choose between bubble gum, cookie dough and watermelon and within minutes their teeth had received a flavored fluoride varnish and sealants to prevent tooth decay. The free services were made available in January and more than 100 students took the state of Tennessee up on the offer.
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MMS Library Goals Address Collaboration and Imagination
02/03/2020
When Shannon O’Neal, the Martin Middle School Librarian, addressed the Weakley County School Board during their monthly meeting, she revealed how school libraries go beyond books to help meet academic goals.
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Race/Walk To Help Offset Costs for State HOSA Competition
02/03/2020
The Westview HOSA Future Health Professionals will host their first-ever HOSA Healthy Heart 5K Run on February 22.
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Kindness Challenge Comes To Weakley County Schools
01/27/2020
Based on the beliefs that “kindness is strength” and that as an action is repeated, a habit is formed, the Great Kindness Challenge is now in more than 24,000 schools including those in Weakley County. Most Weakley Schools will observe the week beginning Jan. 27.
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Latter Part of School Year Sees No Lapse in Focus on Safety and Health
01/24/2020
Wednesday marked the 100th of 180 total instruction days in the school calendar. Now past the halfway mark, Weakley County Schools will remain as focused on health and safety as they were at day one, say directors charged with ensuring training in both areas.
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Driver Applauded for Prompt Response
01/16/2020
An investigation following a Wednesday afternoon altercation on a school bus resulted in the Weakley County Sheriff’s Office filing a juvenile petition for unruly behavior (assault) against a Westview High School student.
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Weakley Educators Challenged to Provide Students with Least Restrictive Environments
01/16/2020
Special education teachers, principals and administrators spent a half day learning about Least Restrictive Environments (LRE) and how to provide educational experiences that are accessible, meaningful, and engaging.
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DHS Continues Classes After Safety Determined
01/16/2020
A suspicious social media post prompted a search of Dresden High School late Wednesday night. After the school was cleared and deemed safe by administration and the Weakley County Sherriff’s Department, classes continued today without interruption. The student whose post prompted the search has now come forward.
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Westview Faculty Focuses on Fat Percentage
01/14/2020
New Year/New You is getting an added boost at Westview High School as faculty challenge themselves and each other to see who can be the Biggest Loser – of body fat that is.
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Interested Persons Encouraged to Apply Now
01/09/2020
Weakley County Schools transportation director Ron Byington is working overtime to ensure the county’s 41 routes stay fully served.
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Student-Illustrated Calendar Supports Farm to School Initiative
01/09/2020
Healthy eating choices are on everyone’s mind as the new year begins, and with the help of several creative Weakley County students, keeping a daily record and making those choices will be easier.
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DAWG PAWS To Reward Students
01/07/2020
Students at Gleason School are about to experience "soft skills" lessons as they experience rewards in a new and fun way that gives a nod to their lovable Bulldog mascot.
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Training for After School Workers Addresses Behavior Management
01/06/2020
Returning to classrooms this week also marks a return to after school programs, helping families ensure their children are safe and cared for until workdays conclude.
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Funds Will Foster STEM Learning at Middle Schools
01/06/2020
Weakley County was among 142 recipients of grants supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math that went to six states.
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Principals and County Staff Look to 2020
12/19/2019
Weakley County principals and district office staff were asked, “What is your hope for 2020 related to your role with Weakley County Schools?” The following are some of their replies.
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Principals and County Staff Reflect on 2019
12/19/2019
Asked about the highlights of 2019 for our Weakley County Schools, various administrators weighed in. Here’s a sampling of insights from principals to district office staff.
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DMS Christmas Pop-up Shop Now in its 9th Year
12/18/2019
Longtime friends and co-workers Leigh Hart and Jamie Rickman, the coach and the counselor, launched the Lions’ Den store in 2011 and annually expand the effort to meet the Christmas shopping needs of Dresden Middle School students. The reward program has become a model for other schools in the county.
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Sharon Christmas Pop-Up Shop Allows for Gift-Giving & More
12/18/2019
When school started, Sharon students learned they would be receiving SOAR bucks for good behavior, good grades, reaching Accelerated Reading (AR) goals, and acts of kindness. On Wednesday, they had the chance to spend those “bucks” on items in a special pop-up shop set up in the school gymnasium.
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Jacket Hive Expands for Christmas Shopping
12/18/2019
Thanks to the efforts of Greenfield’s junior high teachers, students enjoyed a chance to spend their hard-earned “Jacket cash” on items for themselves or those they loved. And according to seventh grade teacher LeeAnn Usery, many were choosing to focus on others.
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Gleason Students Reach Out to Senior Citizens in December
12/18/2019
Gleason School hosted a December 13 luncheon in honor of the Senior Citizens in the community.
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Students Send Support to National Guard in Kuwait
12/18/2019
At a time when experts acknowledge students are self-absorbed as part of their natural developmental process, Dresden Middle School (DMS) students are showing signs of great empathy. And the impact of their kindness is literally being felt around the world.
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School Board Hears CTE Progress & Plans
12/18/2019
David Fisher of the Dresden Enterprise recently reported on Career and Technical Education Director (CTE) director Lindsey Parham's progress since assuming her role in July.
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Thunderbolt Broadcasting Can Drive Turns to Students Throughout the County
12/12/2019
SRO Jimmy Brown coordinated Martin Middle School's participation in the annual Can Caravan and helped secure their position as the top can collector among participating schools.
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Gleason Students Sign Up for Signage
12/11/2019
Students in the Principles of Agriculture Mechanics course have waited a couple of months to get their hands on the newest tool in Weakley County’s Career and Technical Education offerings.
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Greenfield's Brenley Little Spells Her Way to District Title
12/05/2019
Twelve spellers entered the Weakley County Schools’ (WCS) board room on Thursday and one countywide champion emerged. After an hour of intense spelling, Brenley Little of Greenfield claimed the top honor and the chance to advance to the Tennessee Titans Regional Spelling Bee in Nashville. Luke Lawrence from Gleason School was runner up.
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Westview Band Marches to a Winning Beat
12/05/2019
After five competitions near and far, the Westview Band earned several accolades and won the crowd’s heart on three separate occasions during this fall’s competitive season.
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Weakley County Schools Recognized as StormReady Supporters
12/05/2019
Weakley County Schools has joined the list of Mid-South organizations recognized as “StormReady Supporters” by the National Weather Service.
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Weakley County Well Represented in State Beta Club Conventions
11/29/2019
Beta Club members from Gleason, Greenfield, Dresden, and Westview were among the approximately 4500 students at the state convention held in Nashville last week, the largest in the history of Tennessee Senior Beta Convention. This week, Dresden Middle participated in the middle school convention.
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Charger Foundation Distributes More Funds
11/26/2019
The Charger Foundation has awarded a second round of grants to Martin teachers ensuring almost $9,000 of resources will be coming to all four Martin schools.
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Weakley Among Three Counties Receiving USDA Distance Learning Grant
11/21/2019
Dyer, Lake and Weakley County School Boards are receiving nearly a half a million dollars to improve distance learning opportunities for their students.
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DMS Recycling Program to Continue Even as Contest Closes
11/07/2019
Dresden Middle School has won awards for their student-run recycling program. And, even though the Recycle Bowl is no longer a statewide school competition, teacher Jody Hatler and the sixth through eighth graders who form the recycling team are still dedicated to the task.
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Local Governor's School Grads Encourage Others to Apply
11/07/2019
Rarely do four hours of study in the morning, four in the afternoon, then writing essays or preparing slide presentations seem like an ideal way to spend a summer day. But for the chosen few who applied for and made it into one of 11 Governor’s Schools in Tennessee, the month-long investment of time is deemed “well worth it.”
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Vince Vawter Shares Stories of Life as a Paperboy
11/06/2019
Vince Vawter, award-winning children’s book writer and former newspaper reporter and editor, was on his way to speak at a national convention in Memphis last week. But first he had to make a stop in Greenfield.
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Class of 2019 Exceeds State Norms
11/05/2019
Weakley County has once again exceeded state norms on ACT participation and scoring.
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Teachers Now Stress Background Knowledge & Decoding
Teachers Stressing Background Knowledge and Decoding
11/05/2019
Gone are the days of class time devoted to identifying the main idea and other skills which hinted at the need to teach for the test rather than learning. Armed with background knowledge and the ability to decode letters that make sounds and sounds that make words, students can find success in reading, experts say. Weakley County teachers are following these practices and seeing results.
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Stage Is Set for Two Student Performances
11/01/2019
Martin Elementary is presenting Seussical, the Musical November 15, 16 and 17. The new countywide high school theater group Weakley Playhouse is staging Feathers and Teeth November 14, 15, and 16.
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Weakley Playhouse Announces Inaugural Short Scene Competition
11/01/2019
As students take to the stage in November for Weakley Playhouse’s first theatrical production, the new Weakley County Schools option for theater buffs is also offering a chance for those drawn more to the page than the stage.
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Slight of Hand Helps Students Focus on Bigger Message During Red Ribbon Week
10/24/2019
Students hear many anti-drug, alcohol and bullying messages during Red Ribbon Week and at Westview and Dresden High they were treated to a bit of magic as well.
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Westview FFA Enjoys Interacting with Expertise at Agri-business Conference
10/13/2019
When a Congressman and a Commissioner addressed the audience assembled in UTM’s Watkins Auditorium at the Northwest Tennessee Food Processing and Agri-business Conference on Thursday, they couldn’t miss the row of blue corduroy,
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Young Food Critics Offer Thumbs Up to Farm to School Sausage
10/13/2019
The Farm to School emphasis in October took the form of taste tests in all ten school cafeterias last week.
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Commissioner of Ag Hatcher Praises Weakley County Schools Production Farm
10/13/2019
Ag Commissioner Dr. Charlie Hatcher visited the Weakley County Schools Livestock Production Farm.
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Dresden Schools Take On Bullying Prevention
10/09/2019
October is Bullying Prevention Month and Dresden has it covered. Dresden High School launched the emphasis by wearing blue. Dresden Middle is mapping safe places. Dresden Elementary includes the subject in curriculum.
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Odor Prompts Brief Relocation of Two Martin Middle School Classes
10/08/2019
Martin Middle School officials cleared two science rooms briefly Tuesday morning after a gas-like odor was detected.
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County Seniors Taking Next Steps Toward College
10/03/2019
Gleason's First United Methodist Church opened the doors to their Family Life Center for Gleason seniors to take advantage of an ACT Retake day. Countywide more that 200 seniors took the college entrance exam again.
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Weakley Schools Among Sustainable Transportation Award Winners
10/03/2019
Weakley County Schools’ adoption of propane school buses was one of seven initiatives recognized and the only rural-based example.
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Students Prompted to Promote Produce
10/03/2019
In celebration of October as Farm-to-School Month, the Weakley County School Nutrition Department, the Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network and Weakley Arts Can have organized a district-wide Harvest of the Month poster contest. All students in Weakley County Schools are invited to participate.
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Westview Students Prep for Health Care Professions
10/03/2019
Exploring career options takes hands-on learning and in the case of Westview students interested in a possible health-focused career, those hands are gloved!
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Weakley County 4th Grade Farm Day Plants Seeds for Future Farmers
10/03/2019
400 students, teachers, parents and volunteers turned on to Shady Grove Road in Martin Friday morning and four hours later left much more aware of the sights, smells, sounds, tastes and touch of the farm.
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Farm to School Kickoff Plants Seeds for Future
10/02/2019
Weakley County’s Farm to School Kickoff on Tuesday night drew nearly 90 representatives of business, government, and school leadership to Dresden High School to hear more about the initiative and offer input on ways to increase farm and school interactions.
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Farm-to-School Kickoff Planned at One-of-a-Kind High School Farm
09/25/2019
To launch the beginning of a countywide Farm-to-School emphasis, organizers have arranged a farm-to-table meal, tour, and forum at Dresden High School which houses the only production facility in the state with hogs and cattle.
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New Online Tools Will Help MES To Address Isolation Issues Early
09/17/2019
Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) launched its all-new Start with Hello digital program this month and Martin third through fifth graders are about to discover the tools designed specifically for elementary schools.
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Updates on ID Badges and More from School Nutrition Staff
09/17/2019
School Nutrition Director Trista Snider answers questions regarding new badges.
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Schools Committed to Safe and Memorable Graduation
After various options were explored, the principals and planning committees of Dresden, Gleason, Greenfield, and Westview High Schools have chosen what they hope will be safe but memorable approaches to graduations June 12.
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March TSBA Event Allows Select Students a Voice on Education Issues
Students from Weakley County joined approximately 342 of their high school peers in Murfreesboro on March 10 to express their views on public education in Tennessee at the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE).
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Greenfield Students’ Fire Prevention Posters Receive State Acclaim
Fire prevention messaging in Tennessee added two Greenfield communicators to their list of award-winning talent last weekend as Gwyneth Norwood and Annabelle Lovell claimed top spots for their poster-making.
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