Vance Laptop Deployment
Monday, January 6, 2014
All Vance Middle School students (accompanied by a parent/guardian) MUST report to Vance Middle School during one of four blocks of time to receive a laptop. This will also include a brief training. You must arrive during one of the below blocks of time. For example, you may arrive anytime between 9 and 10 a.m. and plan to be at Vance for approximately 90 minutes.
9 a.m.-10 a.m.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
6 p.m.-7 p.m.
- The usual $50 laptop usage fee is being prorated to only $25 for the remaining half of the school year.
- The fee must be paid prior to receipt of the laptop.
- Financial assistance will be available for those who need it.
- Students will also be provided a laptop backpack.
TOPS: One student's story
In August 2011, Patrick Crook began his high school career in a traditional “brick and mortar” school. From all accounts, Patrick was your typical high school student. But during that first semester of his freshman year, Patrick started to hear talk of a “new” high school in the state of Tennessee. That new school was Bristol Tennessee City Schools own TOPS – Tennessee Online Public School. TOPS is an online public high school serving students in the state of Tennessee. According to TOPS Principal Jason Horne, the aim of TOPS is to provide a rigorous education to students who are looking for an alternative to a traditional brick and mortar high school.
Read more of Patrick's story ...
Check awarded for Stone Castle Rejuvenation Raffle winner
Pictured above, left to right:
Bill Bingham, Jim Arnold, Sarah Fleenor, Rick Hurley,
Caroline Hawthorne, Mary Rouse, and Paul Pendleton.
Sarah Fleenor, the lucky winner of the grand prize for the Stone Castle Rejuvenation raffle, proudly accepts her $5,000 from members of the Stone Castle Rejuvenation committee. Congratulations, Sarah! Thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets to support this community effort!
For the latest on the Stone Castle Rejuvenation (including a video), visit stonecastle.org.
Click here for snow schedule
and school closing procedures.
Get your Legacy Wall brick before they are gone
On Friday, September 27, at 6:30 p.m. the Stone Castle Rejuvenation Committee, Tennessee High School, and the Bristol Tennessee City Schools formally unveiled the Legacy Wall. The Legacy Wall has been erected in the stadium alleyway just outside the home side of Stone Castle. Its unique architectural design was created to go hand-in-hand with that of historic Stone Castle. Donors may still purchase bricks to be included in the wall by going to stonecastle.org.