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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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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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Three Science Hill High students have earned perfect scores on the ACT. Franklin Dyer, Helen Hoye, and Greta Higginbotham ...



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 ...



Knouse, Frances  Winston-Salem Journal

September 15, 1963 - June 1, 2019 Frances (Franny) Tucker Knouse of Belmont, NC passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Carolina's Medical Center in ...



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: 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 ...



Late Science Hill student's teacher raising funds to cover funeral expenses  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

You can give back to the legacy of Dakota Johnson.



Science Hill High School pedestrian bridge now demolished  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - As of Tuesday morning, the pedestrian bridge at Science Hill High School is no more. Johnson City crews worked from 6 p.m. to 6 ...



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 ...



Five Questions: Science Hill senior gets set to play football at ETSU  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School senior Blake Austin signed a letter of intent last month to continue his football career with the East Tennessee State University ...



JCPD: Science Hill student arrested for bringing knife on school property  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Police say a juvenile has been charged with possessing a weapon on school grounds.



New security policy for Science Hill High School football games  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A new security policy will be in place for fans attending Science Hill High School football games starting this season.



Science Hill edges Tennessee High, will meet D-B in 1-AAA final  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Jordan McLoyd put forth what Science Hill coach Ken Cutlip described as a "super human" effort and the Hilltoppers rallied from an 11-point, first-half deficit to ...



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.



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 ...



Tipton Stadium still setting Science Hill apart from the crowd  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Kermit Tipton Stadium began as a dream. Now it seems odd to think of the Science Hill landscape without it. Science Hill used to play its football games at ...



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.



Hilltoppers, Lady 'Toppers off to good starts in tennis  Johnson City Press (subscription)

So far, so good for Science Hill's boys' tennis team as the only thing that has slowed the Hilltoppers down is the weather. Science Hill is 2-0 on the season, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Science Hill forfeits 13 of 14 matches in bizarre dual meet with D-B  Johnson City Press (subscription)

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



Science Hill Topper Band wins 1st in class, 4th overall at Contest of Champions  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Science Hill High School Topper Band won first in class and fourth place overall at the 56th Annual Contest of Champions Marching Band Competition.



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 ...



Science Hill's Nickels among regional champs Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KINGSPORT — With berths in the upcoming state tournament at stake, blustery conditions for Monday's TSSAA Region 1 large school individual tennis playoffs ...



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 ...



Science Hill headed back to state after 'miracle play'  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KNOXVILLE — It was supposed to be a rebuilding year for Science Hill the baseball team. However, the Hilltoppers proved all the doubters wrong on Friday ...



City needs more than 'who knows' for Science Hill bridge  Johnson City Press (subscription)

That's effectively what Johnson City officials have awarded the city's Board of Education and parents concerned about the removal of the Science Hill High ...



Lady Hilltoppers hold DB for region title  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Points alone, Symantha Fugate was noticeable, but not necessarily a standout. But the Science Hill senior certainly stood out in other categories. Along with ...



Science Hill footbridge demolition  Johnson City Press (subscription)

A few dozen onlookers watched, took photos and recorded videos as a demolition crew removed one concrete deck from the Science Hill High School ...



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.



Traffic change for Liberty Bell, Science Hill takes effect Monday  WCYB

Parents and students of Science Hill High School and Liberty Bell Middle School need to be aware of a traffic pattern change, which takes effect when the school ...



Johnson City Schools preparing for 2nd 'Spell-A-Bration'  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Do you enjoy spelling? Or would you enjoy having a good time for a great cause? Get three of your friends together to help the Johnson City Public Schools ...



Neas pitches Science Hill past David Crockett Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Sejal Neas and Kara Weems locked horns for a good old-fashioned pitching duel on Monday. And Science Hill's Neas was one run better. Neas fired a ...



Morristown East eliminates Science Hill in Region 1-AAA softball heartbreaker  Johnson City Press (subscription)

MORRISTOWN — It is a shame that someone had to lose Monday night's pitcher's duel in the Region 1-AAA softball semifinals at King Park. Morristown East ...



Science Hill students hope to help peers and “Fill the Hill” with help from community  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill students are coming together to help students and families at Science Hill and across Johnson City Schools, but they need the community's help.



Community reacts to Science Hill pedestrian bridge demolition set for Monday  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

With plans to demolish the Science Hill pedestrian bridge underway members of the community are taking up for what they call a local landmark.



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 boys, D-B girls roll to tennis victories  Johnson City Press (subscription)

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon at Science Hill, first place was on the line in District 1 tennis between the traditional rivals Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill.



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 ...



Pitchers shine for Science Hill, Crockett in 1-AAA softball wins  Johnson City Press (subscription)

CHURCH HILL — Hits were at a premium for the visiting teams during Monday night's District 1-AAA softball tournament at Volunteer. In the first game, David ...



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 ...



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.



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 hosts more than a dozen regional marching bands at annual Hilltopper Invitational  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

UPDATE: The Unicoi County High School Marching Band won the A/AA division championship. The Maryville High School Marching Band won AAA.



Indians, Hilltoppers breeze into District 1-AAA soccer final  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill left little doubt of their intentions in Tuesday's District 1-AAA boys soccer semifinals at Indian Highland Park. Both the Indians ...



Williams highlights Big 7 conference track Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

With lots of talent coming through the ranks and displaying their abilities at big-time meets, the Big Seven Conference has a storied history in track & field.



Graduate from Science Hill? Downtown Johnson City is the place to be Saturday  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Whether you graduated in 1871 or 2018 or anywhere in between, all Science Hill graduates are invited to a mega reunion at Johnson City's Farmers Market ...



Science Hill student Jakob Cielo named National Merit Semifinalist  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Science Hill High School senior Jakob Z. Cielo, son of Zinnia and Lovell Cielo, was notified on Wednesday that he has been named a 2019 National Merit ...



Two Tri-Cities soccer teams teamed up to raise money for soccer coach  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - The Tri-Cities region continues to show support for a coach recovering from a serious injury.



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.



Report: LGBTQ students feel need for inclusivity in Tennessee public schools  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Public schools across Tennessee, including local school districts like Johnson City Schools and most recently, Hawkins County Schools, allow students to form ...



'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 Schools will close on Monday due to President Trump's rally  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Schools officials in Johnson City are rolling out plans for the upcoming visit and rally of President Donald Trump.



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

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Keaton Honeycutt has been accepted at the Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts in Dance for the summer 2019 session.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



A 'soft opening' for Johnson City's time capsule  Johnson City Press (subscription)

When is the best time to open a time capsule? That's the question members of Johnson City's Sesquicentennial Commission discussed Wednesday. A.



TRAFFIC ALERT: John Exum to close for S.H.H.S. bridge removal  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A section of John Exum Parkway will be closed Monday evening for the removal of the Science Hill High School pedestrian bridge.



Today in Johnson City History: April 16  Johnson City Press (subscription)

April 16, 1951: Gov. Gordon Browning appointed Johnson City attorney Frank Bryant as chancellor for the state's 1st Chancery Division. April 16, 1969: The ...



Science Hill girls break Boone's 34-game conference winning streak  Johnson City Press (subscription)

It had been a while since the Daniel Boone girls' basketball team had a lost a conference game, but that didn't matter to Science Hill on Friday night. The Lady ...



Johnson City students make give cheer to others  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Johnson City Schools may be preparing for winter break, but the district's students and faculty are also making sure to spread a little bit of holiday cheer before ...



Science Hill rolling out three online classes over next two years  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The life of college-bound high school students can be busy. Tests. Applications. Volunteering hours, extracurriculars and more, all taking up limited time. But by ...



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.



Cyclones and Hilltoppers: A rivalry the way it should be  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Friday night at Citizens Bank Stadium was everything that is right about high school football. Here's a look at what turned out to be a special evening as ...



'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 ...



NET championships: Things go swimmingly for Hilltoppers once again  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KINGSPORT — Perhaps you can take the Hilltoppers out of the pool, but you can't take the pool out of the Hilltoppers. Science Hill's iron-clad grip on the ...



Daniel Boone softball team has been on a roll  Johnson City Press (subscription)

On a roll, in a groove, red hot. Daniel Boone's softball team was all of the above, coming out of the weekend. During its 12-game winning streak, the Lady ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



Months-long investigation lands 21-year-old Johnson City man behind bars  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - A months-long investigation lands a 21-year-old Johnson City man behind bars after being extradited from a South Carolina jail ...



Freestyler Morgan Misenar Announces Commitment to Florida Southern  SwimSwam

Morgan Misenar will join the Florida Southern team in the fall of 2019.



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.



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 ...



Developers in 'preliminary' stages of renovating downtown Johnson City buildings  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The buildings they are looking to renovate are in the 300 block of Main Street and include the former JCPenney department store.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Operation Valedictorian: Johnson County HIgh School valedictorians have big dreams  Johnson City Press (subscription)

For Johnson County High School valedictorians Noah Mullen and Renie Morrow, their high school graduation is just the first of many steps they look to take ...



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.



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 ...



Science Hill falls to Bearden in 1-AAA final, 3-0  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KNOXVILLE — The Science Hill girls soccer team had a tough task ahead of them on Thursday night, going on the road to play Bearden's Lady Bulldogs for the ...



Rezoning effort underway for Johnson City building, new business may be interested  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Efforts are underway to rezone a piece of Johnson City property that could bring a new business to the area.



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