Weakley County Schools

Arts workshop to offer timely help

By Karen Campbell Special to The Press The return to classrooms in the fall may have a radically different look and feel as schools address potential gaps in learning and follow safety measures for coping with the ongoing threat of COVID-19. While the specifics of what that return may look like are still being discussed,…

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Weakley County Schools initiate Phase I of sports activities

In a Zoom meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Weakley County Schools’ administrators determined the first of a three-phased approach to resuming sports activities could begin on June 1. Middle and high school principals met with Director Randy Frazier and members of his staff focused on health and safety and agreed to the June 1 start for…

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Farm to School: serving local produce in grab-n-go lunches

In Weakley County School lunches last week, they had locally grown, fresh strawberries. Research shows that the most effective way to get kids excited about eating more fruits and vegetables is to engage them in the growing, cooking, and tasting of delicious, fresh produce.  This engagement is where the Weakley County Farm to School Program…

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WC Schools to remain closed through April

Weakley County Schools Director Randy Frazier announced Monday that the district will continue to follow the latest social distancing guidelines and, therefore, extend school closures until April 30. “Safety must be a priority for us,” noted Frazier after receiving word of the national recommendation. “We will continue our meal distribution, and this week we will…

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WC Schools to remain closed through April 24

By Karen Campbell Special to The Press   Governor Bill Lee asked school superintendents across the state to extend the closure of Tennessee schools until April 24 in his media briefing on Tuesday afternoon. Weakley County Schools Director Randy Frazier had already determined that schools will not re-open on April 1 but was waiting on…

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Student-illustrated Harvest of the Month calendars available

By Karen Campbell Special to The Press 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. The Harvest of the Month Calendar is a collaborative effort of the Northwest Tennessee Local…

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Schools taking care of those in need

MES Beta Club students and angel tree By Karen Campbell Special to The Press With Thanksgiving break approaching Wednesday, the countdown to Christmas has begun for many students in the county. And, with the help of local schools, each community is ensuring that every child has the opportunity to find something under the tree this…

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New faces join Weakley County School System

With the new fiscal year underway, new faces have joined the Weakley County school district and some familiar faces have new roles. In the district central office in Dresden are Karen Campbell as the newly-established communications director; Terri Stephenson, who has come from Martin Elementary to fill the elementary supervisor of instruction position; and Lindsey…

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