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Naka Shi Exchange

On Monday, August 20, a delegation of students and adults from Naka Shi, Japan arrived in Oak Ridge for the annual Sister City Exchange. In July, ten students and two staff chaperones from Jefferson and Robertsville Middle Schools traveled to Japan for the first part of the exchange program. Nicholas Podar, Zach Zichko, Laurel Hetrick, […]

2018-08-24T04:46:33+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|School News|

Newbery Author Linda Sue Park at WBES

On Friday, May 18, Willow Brook Elementary School hosted author Linda Sue Park. In 2002, the American Library Association recognized Mrs. Park’s novel A Single Shard< with the prestigious Newbery Medal. She has since written numerous books for children of all ages.

During her presentation, she spoke briefly about her life in the United States […]

2018-05-20T21:18:56+00:00 May 20th, 2018|School News|

Author Jason Reynolds Visits Robertsville

Jason Reynolds, an award-winning author of books for children and teens, visited Robertsville Middle School on Monday, April 2. Mr. Reynolds has written ten books for middle school readers. His novels have been recognized with such prestigious awards as the National Book Award Finalist, the Kirkus Prize, the Coretta Scott King Award, the Schneider Family […]

2018-04-03T05:40:43+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|School News|

RMS Librarian Serves on ALA Book Award Committee

Scot Smith, the librarian at Robertsville Middle School, recently served on the Michael L. Printz Award Committee. The Printz Medal is administered by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association. The award recognizes books that exemplify literary excellence in literature for young adults. Smith was elected to the […]

2018-02-24T06:43:42+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|School News|

Middle School Geography Bee Reults

On Thursday, January 25, sixteen students from Jefferson Middle School participated the annual geography bee. These students qualified for the finals by scoring the highest in their classes during the preliminary round. Evelyn Williamson won the bee when she correctly answered a question about oil production and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Other top performers in the JMS […]

2018-01-26T05:13:31+00:00 January 26th, 2018|School News|
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