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Class of 1975 60th birthday bash

April 1, 2017 by Pam Hamlett Reising (Register to contact)

Well it's on to April now and the time for our birthday party is getting closer, as is the 31st of August. On that day as Bob has said if we don't have at least 50 paid the party will be cancelled. Since the final details were announced in August only 5 people out of possible 92-that's 5%-have paid. Please guys and gals, please let's get this done. Again the address to send checks is, 544 Pine Lane, Johnson City TN 37601.

Books

June 7, 2013 by Keith Donnelly (Register to contact)

Author of the Donald Youngblood Mystery Series. Book five is soon to be finished.

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Carter County and Elizabethton schools will have new principals  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — With the coming of August, a *fresh* new school year will be starting. Along with a new freshman class, schools in the Carter County and ...



Johnson City Schools names three new assistant principals for 2019-2020  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Johnson City Schools has placed new assistant principals at Lake Ridge, Mountain View and Fairmont elementary schools for the 2019-20 school year. Schools ...



Savannah Ashley Eaton  Winston-Salem Journal

Robert and Wanda Eaton of Johnson City, Tennessee announce with great pride the graduation of their daughter, Savannah Ashley Eaton, from Science Hill ...



A brief history of Science Hill High School  Johnson City Press (subscription)

When taking a look at the growth of any community, one needs to look at its schools and education system. Much like Johnson City itself, Science Hill High ...



Photos: Science Hill Class of 2019 Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School's Class of 2019 crossed the commencement stage at East Tennessee State University's mini-dome on Saturday, May 25, 2019.



Science Hill High students receive identification badges  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -- When students return to class at Science Hill High School Tuesday, they'll receive new identification badges.



Science Hill High School students to receive identification badges  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -- Students at Science Hill High School in Johnson City will receive identification badges.



Five Questions with Science Hill Principal Todd Barnett  Johnson City Press (subscription)

After former Science Hill High School principal Melanie Riden-Bacon set out to take the helm at Topper Academy, Todd Barnett took the position in 2018 to put ...



Science Hill continues upward trend as one of best high schools in state, nation according to U.S. News and World Report  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill was again ranked amongst the top high schools in the state and country, according to rankings recently released by the U.S. News and World ...



Science Hill gets surprise visit from education commissioner  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School was surprised Thursday with a visit from Dr. Penny Schwinn, education commissioner for Tennessee, who toured the campus and ...



Science Hill students earn credit from home over summer  Johnson City Press (subscription)

School may be out for the summer, but 621 Science Hill High School students took the opportunity to earn some high school credits toward graduation during ...



Johnson City Schools: Science Hill principal faring well after knife attack  Johnson City Press (subscription)

On Nov. 15, Johnson City police charged an unidentified juvenile with aggravated assault and weapon charges after attacking Science Hill High School ...



Johnson City Schools continue to 'expect the best'  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Expect the Best” is the motto of the Johnson City School System. According to the Johnson City Schools' Annual Report, the system serves over 7700 students in ...



Science Hill principal listed as victim in Johnson City police report; juvenile cited  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Johnson City police cited a juvenile into court on assault and weapon charges last week, according to an incident report that names the principal of Science Hill ...



Science Hill JROTC fundraiser yard sale Saturday Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School's JROTC program will be holding its annual fundraiser Saturday in front of Science Hill from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will go to the ...



Local high school graduation dates and times Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

With the month of May officially underway, graduation is closer than ever for local high school seniors. The first commencement ceremonies in the area begin on ...



Five Questions: Science Hill student says he's inspired by Einstein, music and drive to become CEO  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Each of the thousands of students in the Johnson City Schools system has his or her own unique interests and passions. Jimmy Liu, a 17-year-old senior at ...



Navigating new drop off and pick-up traffic pattern at Science Hill High School  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

With a long-standing pedestrian bridge at Science Hill High School now gone, Johnson City School administrators released new rules for student "drop-off and ...



Johnson City Schools: Science Hill trio earns perfect score on ACT, 89 others finish with 30 or above  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School students Franklin Dyer, Helen Hoye and Greta Higginbotham were admittedly surprised to learn the news. But it didn't take long for that ...



Five Questions with Science Hill student Luke Barnes, cancer survivor and MIT hopeful  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Today, Science Hill High School sophomore Luke Barnes, 15, spends his time much like many other high school students — he attends his local church, spends ...



Local student talks about personal interests, opinions, public school challenges  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Rachel Smith, 18, is a senior at Science Hill High School who enjoys science and “the complexities within our seemingly simple world.” “Things we take for.



Five Questions: Science Hill math instructor Guy Mauldin reflects on career, public school challenges  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Now in his 60th year as a teacher, Guy Mauldin, a math teacher at Science Hill High School, still maintains his enthusiasm for educating students. On Tuesday ...



Science Hill prohibits backpacks at stadium in midst of national school safety concerns  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Like school systems across the country, Science Hill High School is adopting new security rules in the midst of a national conversation centering on school ...



Science Hill trio earns perfect score on ACT; 89 others earn top scores  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Three Science Hill High students have earned perfect scores on the ACT. Franklin Dyer, Helen Hoye, and Greta Higginbotham were reportedly surprised to hear ...



Science Hill football coach to appeal 2019 opening game suspension  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A local football coach is planning to appeal a suspension for the upcoming season.



New Tennessee law requires high school civics test for graduation  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Days ahead of Independence Day, a new law requiring high school students to pass a civics test before graduation went into effect. Tennessee Rep. Micah Van ...



Johnson City Schools announces Teachers of the Year  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Teachers from Towne Acres, Indian Trail and Science Hill have been chosen Johnson City Schools' district-level teachers of the year. Each of the three was first ...



State releases official public school ACT results Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Tennessee Department of Education released the official 2018 ACT test results Wednesday, noting a small improvement from last year's state average ...



Five Questions: Science Hill student talks solving problems, serving others  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Kara Lucchesi, an 18-year-old senior at Science Hill High School, is looking to pursue a career in physical therapy following graduation; she's currently enrolled ...



High school student fulfills dream of graduating just 2 days before his death  Today Show

Dakota Johnson donned a cap and gown and received his high school diploma in a special graduation ceremony at his hospital room, two days before his ...



High school senior fulfills his dream of graduating days before his death  CNN

Dakota Johnson, a high school senior from Johnson City, Tennessee, received his diploma in a special graduation ceremony just days before his death after a ...



Police: Felon fired shot after crash near Science Hill  Johnson City Press (subscription)

A convicted felon fired a shot before fleeing the scene of a crash near Science Hill High School late Friday night, resulting in numerous charges, Johnson City ...



McDonald a fixture as Science Hill's trainer Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Mark McDonald is one of the hardest workers on the payroll at Science Hill High School, but if he had his way, you'd never see him in action. McDonald, who ...



Johnson named new Providence coach  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Damon Johnson has been named the new boys basketball coach at Providence Academy. The former Science Hill High School and University of Tennessee ...



Tennessee maintains highest grad rate on record, local schools fare well  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Tennessee Department of Education released data Monday showing the state's public high school graduation rates during the 2017-18 year. According to ...



Science Hill junior wins Eastman Oratorical Contest  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A poor black woman named Henrietta Lacks, who died of cancer in 1951 at age 31, has helped medical research almost beyond measure.



Two more schools in Johnson City now available for tuition students  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Johnson City Board of Education opened two Level 5 elementary schools for new tuition students for the 2019-2020 school year.



'Con-graduations': About 500 students graduate from Science Hill High School during Saturday ceremony  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Benjamin Carroll-Garrett stood on a platform overlooking a large crowd of his high school peers. He was wearing a cap, a gold sash and a long, maroon gown.



Johnson City 150 — Five questions with Steve Spurrier  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Steve Spurrier is arguably the most famous person who has called Johnson City his hometown. After starring in football, basketball and baseball at Science Hill ...



Langston building to serve the community once again  Herald & Tribune

The old Langston High School building will become an art and education center. By JOHN KIENER Associate Editor jkiener@heraldandtribune.com “Enter to ...



Science Hill's JROTC program earns Honor Unit with Distinction  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Science Hill High School's Junior ROTC program recently earned Honor Unit with Distinction.



Community rallies around Johnson City soccer coach badly burned in accident  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A community is coming together for one of their own as they pray for a beloved soccer coach who suffered severe burns in an ...



Science Hill sets safety rules for Saturday graduation at ETSU  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School will host its Class of 2018 graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 26, beginning at 10 a.m. inside the Mountain States Health Alliance ...



14 high school bands to compete in 6th annual Hilltopper Invitational  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Science Hill High School Topper Band will host its 6th annual Hilltopper Invitational marching band competition today at Kermit Tipton Stadium.



UPDATE: Police add charges to man accused of stalking, indecent exposure  Johnson City Press (subscription)

A Washington County General Sessions judge released a man on bond monitoring Thursday during an arraignment on stalking, indecent exposure and ...



TOPSoccer program provides more than an athletic outlet for special needs children  Johnson City Press (subscription)

After Ron Kind, Science Hill High School's Assistant girls Soccer Coach, attended a Joy Prom — a prom for special needs individuals — in December, he knew ...



Photo gallery: Lady 'Toppers basketball camp  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Lady 'Toppers basketball camp is being held this week at Science Hill High School. Coach Scottie Whaley and his players are teaching skills and team work ...



SH student accepted to Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts in Dance  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Keaton Honeycutt has been accepted at the Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts in Dance for the summer 2019 session.



Rapper returns to his roots for inspiration Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Johnson City rapper Deshawn White is looking for his second wind. He enjoyed decent regional popularity a decade ago, but then lost focus on his music career ...



Michael Todd Barnett selected as Science Hill High School’s new principal  WJHL

The Johnson City School System announced starting July 1 that Michael Todd Barnett will assume the top post at Science Hill High School.



Today in Johnson City History: May 24  Johnson City Press (subscription)

May 24, 1866: The Tennessee legislature chartered the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad. The railroad was to be built as a broad gauge ...



Stephens, Adams enjoying aftermath of national title Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Malik Stephens and Addison Adams finished their college baseball careers as national champions. The Science Hill High School alumni played key roles for ...



Todd Barnett named Science Hill's principal Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Michael “Todd” Barnett will be the new principal of Science Hill High School, replacing Melanie Riden-Bacon for the school's top position. Barnett began as a ...



Science Hill students provide free clothes for students in need  Johnson City Press (subscription)

About a year and a half ago, Science Hill High School students Sarah Miller and Rachel Lemkin came up with an idea for a clothing closet to help their peers get ...



Johnson City school official: No need for alarm with slight Science Hill graduation rate dip  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The good news: The state of Tennessee's graduation rate went up almost 1 percent from the year before, the highest since rigorous calculation of these figures ...



Austin highlights ETSU signings  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Blake Austin decided to stay close to home to further his football career. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound lineman from Science Hill High School signed with East ...



Sweeney leads ETSU sweep of Western Carolina Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Bucs defeated Western Carolina 10-3 on Sunday at Thomas Stadium to earn a three-game weekend sweep. Senior pitcher Daniel Sweeney, a former ...



Science Hill pedestrian bridge will be torn down  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Work will begin this summer to tear down the Science Hill High School pedestrian bridge.



Craig looking forward to Futures game Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Will Craig is looking forward to being a part of the Major League Baseball All-Star weekend. The former Science Hill star, now playing first base for the Pittsburgh ...



Today in Johnson City History: May 19  Johnson City Press (subscription)

May 19, 1883: First Methodist Church moved its services from Science Hill High School to 232 East Main Street. May 19, 1939: Edward Jones was fined $25 for ...



Langston High School renovation fundraiser highlighted by generations of friendships  Johnson City Press (subscription)

More than 100 people attended a special gala Saturday to raise money for and celebrate Langston High School — the all-black school in Johnson City that ...



D-B earns bizarre win featuring forfeits in 13 of 14 matches  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The schedule said Science Hill would be wrestling at Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday night. One team said otherwise. Science Hill forfeited 13 of ...



UPDATE: Police identify Science Hill  WCYB

The teenagers accused by police of posting shooting threats on social media were from Science Hill and Liberty Bell Intermediate.



Salvation Army commanders reassigned, new corps leaders expected in June  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Johnson City Salvation Army is in for a change of command. After five years in Johnson City, Captains Michael and Laura Cox recently received notice they ...



Johnson City Schools gives community a look at school technology, trauma informed care and more  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Johnson City Schools hosted its annual “A Look Into Our Schools” event Friday morning at the Johnson City Schools Central Office to give teachers, parents and ...



Tannery Knobs now open, ribbon cutting set for Friday  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Developer Grant Summers, president of Summers-Taylor Inc., estimates its been three years since he started having conversations about putting a series of ...



Professor Vacuum, I presume?: Science Hill students once entertained by two college students  Johnson City Press (subscription)

On January 31, 1934, Dr. Horace Huddle, a Teachers College professor, introduced a most unique and entertaining chapel program for students at Science Hill ...



Science Hill pedestrian bridge $1.3M to replace; Could be torn down  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Johnson City leaders must decide whether to tear down a beloved pedestrian bridge or spend $1.3 million to replace it.



Update: Science Hill vandalized with indecent graffiti ahead of D-B football game  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Police and school officials are reviewing surveillance video from the courtyard area at Science Hill High School to determine who spray-painted graffiti with ...



'Best we can be': new Science Hill principal plans positive impact  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Michael “Todd” Barnett understands the significance of positive role models. “You have certain people who influence you at different points in your life that make ...



Sesquicentennial Commission accepts list of events to be featured in History Plaza project  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Sesquicentennial Commission voted Tuesday to accept a recommended list of historical events that could be engraved into the legacy plaza, one of the ...



Don't neglect the doughboy  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Many likely pass by Memorial Park Community Center without giving a second thought to the sentry standing at the entrance to the grounds. The regal doughboy ...



Free from Freedom Hall: Science Hill graduation tentatively planned for football stadium  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Take it outside, boys and girls. If weather allows on Saturday, May 28, at 9 a.m., about 500 Science Hill High School seniors will graduate in the middle of the ...



Five Questions with Johnson City photographer Parker Bohon, whose photos have been featured by Tennessee's Tourism Department  Johnson City Press (subscription)

After more than three decades of life and nearly a decade traveling the country — and the world, meeting his wife in Australia at Thredbo Ski Resort — working ...



Science Hill's College, Career and Technical Education open house introduces students to new trades  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Sometimes it's difficult to figure out what career to pursue, which is why it's always a good idea to start thinking about it early. In that spirit, Science Hill High.



Science Hill students race solar go-karts at annual Bristol Speedway competition  Johnson City Press (subscription)

BRISTOL — After finishing in 12th place at last year's Bristol Motor Speedway Solar Go-Kart Challenge endurance race, Science Hill High School students ...



Jones steps down as HVA head football coach  WVLT.TV

Wes Jones has resigned as head coach of the Hawks, a program he's led since the teams inaugural season back in 2009.



Crime round up: False fire alarm, alleged hammer assault, SHHS knife  Johnson City Press (subscription)

False fire alarm at Monarch. Police saw a man pull a fire alarm at a Johnson City student housing complex early Friday morning, resulting in felony charge, ...



Liberty Bell Middle School students set to get new Chromebooks  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Liberty Bell Middle School officials announced Wednesday they will start their Chromebook deployment Nov. 13-15. The new devices will be checked out to ...



DeBusk named athletics director at Dobyns-Bennett  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has named Frankie DeBusk as athletics director for Dobyns-Bennett High School. DeBusk will be responsible for the ...



Science Hill students win state SkillsUSA championship Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill will send its first group of construction students to the National SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, Kentucky, after the group of Jacob Walker, Jeffery ...



Region's outstanding young students to be recognized tonight at inaugural event  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Our region has some truly exceptional young students. From an Elizabethton girl who runs a successful hand-lettering business, to a DB Excel ...



Mayor encourages youth to take leadership in fighting opioid crisis  Johnson City Press (subscription)

As the opioid crisis continues to plague Northeast Tennessee, young people are being encouraged to join the fight against the public health epidemic. Johnson ...



Johnson City celebrates it’s 150th birthday with a time capsule reveal  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A newspaper article that reads "Men Walk on The Moon", a 1969 bottle of Coca-Cola, a yearbook from ETSU and a letter from Johnson City's Mayor from 1969 ...



Suspect surrenders after standoff in Johnson City  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Johnson City police said the standoff on Colony Park Drive is over and a suspect is in custody.



Science Hill's Scholars' Bowl Academic Club tests students' trivia knowledge  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School's Scholars' Bowl Academic Club finished strong in Knoxville's PBS Scholars' Bowl Competition in November, making it to the.



Bucs announce 28-player recruiting class  Kingsport Times News

JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State's football team announced a signing class of 28 players Wednesday and nine of the new signees are from Tennessee.



Mountain Home National Cemetery veteran graves decorated with American flag  Johnson City Press (subscription)

It took less than two hours for hundreds of people, a majority of whom were with Scout groups from across the area, to put out more than 14000 American flags ...



Take-home laptops coming to Johnson City middle, high schools this fall  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- Starting this fall, thousands of middle and high school students in Johnson City will have access to their very own laptop.



Eight local women compete for crown, scholarships Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Eight young women will take the stage Saturday in Science Hill High School's auditorium to compete for college scholarships and prizes in the Miss Johnson ...



School officials encourage parents to talk with children about vaping  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Food and Drug Administration said last week that the use of electronic cigarettes, or “vape pens,” has increased nearly 80 percent among high schoolers ...



'This is history': World War II veteran reflects on service as WW2 bombers land at Tri-Cities Airport  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Army Air Corps Second Lieutenant Charlie McCoy had one more mission with his B-29 crew in the skies over Japan on Sept. 2, 1945, even though the war in the ...



Science Hill Class of ’66 to honor first black coach during reunion  WJHL

This Friday, the Science Hill Class of 1966 (the first integrated class to graduate from the high school) will gather for their 50th anniversary. During the ...



New chamber president hopes to create healthy ecosystem for growth  Johnson City Press (subscription)

When Bob Cantler graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1985, he did what many people who have spent their entire life in their hometown do: He ...



Parking lots open at Freedom Hall  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Officials are implementing rules similar to the TSA, or airport security screening at Freedom Hall. Police told News Channel 11, 'if you can't take it to the airport ...



Korean War veteran, 85, graduates with Volunteer High School  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Bill William Arnold Craddock is an 85-year-old Korean War veteran who never got to see his high school graduation.



SHHS alum Wyck Godfrey named new president of Paramount Motion Pictures Group  WJHL

A Science Hill High School graduate just landed a top spot in the film industry.



Family Promise Thrift Store opens Monday, Pro-To Club Fashion Show on the runway  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Family Promise, the network of dozens of Johnson City area churches helping homeless families with children get back on their feet, is opening a thrift store at ...



Johnson City voters have 5 choices for 2 City Commission seats  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Out of a five-candidate field, featuring just one incumbent, Johnson City voters will fill two of the City Commission's five seats on Tuesday. While this race has ...



Johnson City Schools set to welcome back students  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Johnson City Schools' teachers, principals and staff, along with Superintendent Dr. Steve Barnett, will welcome students back on Monday, Aug. 6 with an ...



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