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Hixson High School mourns loss of 15-year-old shot by father  WTVC

Monday, students at Hixson High went to school without one of their classmates.The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says a man shot and killed his 15-year-old ...



Hixson High School AFJROTC Visits Local Veterans  The Chattanoogan

The Hixson High School Air Force JROTC Cadet Corps held a veterans appreciation event on Thursday at the Morning Pointe assisted living facility in Hixson.



Counselors offer support to Hixson High School students after classmate's shooting death  Chattanooga Times Free Press

After the shooting death of 15-year-old Dylan McElrath over the weekend, Hamilton County Schools counselors made themselves available to students at ...



UPDATE: Hixson High School community remembers 15-year-old killed in horrific shooting  WRCB-TV

UPDATE: Crime scene tape surrounded the home on Cotter Road in Hixson Monday where investigators say Michael McElrath killed his 15-year-old son over ...



Hixson High breaks ground on a new track  WTVC

Hixson High School recently broke ground to begin work on a new track for the school and a resurfacing of the football field. Track team members, coaches, ...



District breaks ground on Hixson High's new track, other projects underway [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Last week, Hamilton County Schools broke ground on one of a few capital projects planned for this year — a new track and field at Hixson High School.



Longtime educator, former Hamilton County school board chairman Everett Fairchild dies  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Longtime local educator and former Hamilton County Board of Education chairman Everett Rhea Fairchild, 89, died Monday, Dec. 10.



Hixson High School students in running for $75000 in shoe contest  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A team of students from Hamilton County's Hixson High School has advanced in a national competition that could earn the school $75000 for its arts program.



Hixson High School art team wins national shoe contest [photos, video]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The excitement at Hixson High School on Thursday morning was undeniable, as a student-led art team won the Vans "Custom Culture" contest, securing ...



Hixson High Won City's Only Indisputable Boys State Soccer Championship in 1988  The Chattanoogan

From 1987 to 1995 – nine seasons – the state of Tennessee produced only one state champion each year in boys high school soccer. Since then, schools ...



Sports Medicine teacher at Hixson wins our Golden Apple Award  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Bethany White is passionate about her students. But she also wants to help them find a career. - Advertisement -. The head of the ...



Hixson High students advance to Top 5 in shoe contest  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The team of students at Hamilton County's Hixson High School who have come together to design shoes, have advanced to the next round of the national ...



Parents question investigation into alleged rape at Hixson High School  WRCB-TV

The incident allegedly happened last September and a parent reported it to school officials on January 12.



Hixson JROTC Receive Distinguished Unit Award  WDEF News 12

Students at Hixson High School received the JROTC Distinguished Unit Award for performing above and beyond expectations.



Former School Board chair Everett Fairchild dies at 89  WRCB-TV

A man who devoted his life to education in Hamilton County has died. Everett Fairchild was 89. Family members say he had been in failing health in recent years ...



Hixson High School launches new teaching program for students of all abilities  WTVC

HIXSON, Tenn. — A unique program at one Hamilton County school is making sure students of all abilities are learning together in the same classroom.



Hixson High School seeks NRA grant for rifle, archery range  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In some Hamilton County classrooms, students shoot rifles — air-soft rifles. As part of the national JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps) program in ...



Hixson Community Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Set For Friday  The Chattanoogan

The annual Hixson Community Christmas Tree Lighting will be held on Friday at Clear Creek Church of Christ, 5612 Hixson Pike. The evening will feature the ...



Few out-of-zone students enrolled in Hamilton County School's Future Ready Institutes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

With the beginning of the new school year in Hamilton County last week came the launch of one of the district's most prized new initiatives — the Future Ready ...



Eight more VW eLabs launch in Hamilton County schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools leaders, elected officials, Volkswagen representatives and community members gathered alongside Gov. Bill Haslam to launch a ...



Hixson High School to expand medical assistant program thanks to grant  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools' efforts to prepare local students for life after high school, especially for the workforce, just got a $25000 boost.



Average Hamilton County ACT scores lower than what's considered 'ready for college'  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools' graduates' ACT scores held steady in 2018, according to district officials, but continue to trail state averages.



Hazing not a factor in alleged rape at Brainerd High School, superintendent says  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools said there is no indication that Wednesday's alleged rape at Brainerd High School was the result of hazing.



Fairchild, Everett  The Chattanoogan

Everett Rhea Fairchild, 89, passed away on December 10, 2018. Mr. Fairchild was born, raised, worked and served the Hixson community for over 60 years.



Greeson: Hixson High School artists getting their kicks  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For Katie Claiborne, what was a missed opportunity has become the ride of a lifetime. Claiborne is an art teacher at Hixson High School, and under her ...



Educators from across the region gather in Chattanooga to learn about digital fabrication [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Educators and community partners across Hamilton County are showing off some of the school systems' most significant new assets this week, as teachers from ...



Mother Of 15-Year-Old Killed By His Father Said McElrath Had Been Acting "Manic"  The Chattanoogan

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was killed by his father said Michael McElrath had been acting "manic" in the days leading up to the tragic incident in ...



Holcomb, Reba Jones  The Chattanoogan

Reba Jones Holcomb, 87, of Hixson, passed away on January 3, 2019. She was a graduate of Hixson High School and a longtime member of Hixson First ...



School board member debates after controversial comments about diversity in schools  WTVC

District three incumbent Joe Smith sits next to his opponent, Miracle Hurley, in front of a room full of District Three voters at Hixson High School.For the last month ...



Athletic trainers coming to all Hamilton County high schools this fall  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For years, at some Hamilton County public schools, when a player is injured at practice or during a game, it has been the coaches who respond.



Hixson father accused of killing son appears in court; case goes to grand jury  WRCB-TV

A grand jury will now hear the case against Michael McElrath. Until that happens, a judge decided today that he should stay in jail on a one-million-dollar bond.



Volkswagen announces 8 more Hamilton County schools to receive science eLabs  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Can a go-kart run off of solar power? Can a water filtration system be created that does not require electricity? Can a horse use a prosthetic leg?



McElrath, Dylan Thomas  The Chattanoogan

Dylan Thomas McElrath, 15, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on August 18, 2018. He went to Hixson High School. He was loving, smart and funny. He loved ...



Bear JV wins Vandergriff Duals  Cleveland Daily Banner

HIXSON — Flexing the muscle of its program, Bradley Central sent its junior varsity wrestling team to compete in the Vandergriff Duals on Saturday, and they ...



Five things to know about Hamilton County Schools' Future Ready Institutes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools is launching its Future Ready Institutes — small, career-themed learning communities embedded in the district's traditional high ...



Bryan College announces Future Ready Institute at East Hamilton School  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bryan College is the newest partner to sign on with Hamilton County Schools' Future Ready Institutes initiative.



District 9 school board candidate debate gets personal; board members address controversial comments  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Things got personal Monday night at the third Hamilton County Board of Education debate, this time in District 9 featuring incumbent school board chairman ...



Joines, Travis  The Chattanoogan

Travis Joines, 48, died September 15, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born on November 14, 1969, in Jefferson City, Tennessee and lived recent years in ...



School leaders prepare for Future Ready Institutes launch [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Teachers, school officials and business leaders are gearing up for the launch of Hamilton County Schools' new Future Ready Institutes this fall.



Hamilton Co. Schools name 9 new principals  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Hamilton County school system announce new principals for nine of their schools. They will lead Alpine Crest Elementary, East ...



Hixson Rolls To Region Mat Title With Eight Champions  The Chattanoogan

Garrick Hall has always been one of those coaches who put his kids first as he's been their number-one advocate since he joined the staff at Hixson High School ...



16 Chattanooga claims to fame that might surprise you  Chattanooga Times Free Press

When you think of Chattanooga, what comes to mind? Perhaps it's the city skyline or even "The Chattanooga Way" and the ever-present partnerships that ...



Hixson High School Takes Home Tournament Championship  The Chattanoogan

The fifth annual Hamilton County Archery Tournament was held Saturday at the East Brainerd Church of Christ, a new location. Over one hundred archers from ...



Local school officials reassure community in wake of deadly Florida shooting  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The threat of a school shooter is palpable to local school administrators and teachers who reflected on their own preparedness for such a situation after a ...



District 6 candidates debate role of the Hamilton County school board at 2nd debate [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Candidates for the District 6 seat on the Hamilton County school board squared off over the roles and responsibilities of school board members and the Hamilton ...



Tennessee DOE Blended Learning Pilot Yields Promising Results  The Chattanoogan

The Tennessee Department of Education has found that the first year of its two-year pilot introducing blended learning to Algebra I classes around the state was ...



Educators invited to apply to Chattanooga's first Digital Fabrication Institute  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Teachers from across the region will have the opportunity to get hands-on training using cutting-edge tools at Chattanooga's inaugural Digital Fabrication ...



Four more Future Ready institutes announced for Hamilton County high schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Incoming Hamilton County high school students have four more options to choose from when applying to Future Ready Institutes in the fall.



Hamilton County school board candidate debates scheduled throughout May  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Debates between Hamilton County Department of Education candidates have been scheduled from May 7-21 for candidates in districts 3, 6, 8 and 9.



Massive effort launched to prepare Hamilton County students for workforce  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A new effort aims to prepare area students for life after high school.



Richelson, Kerry Todd  The Chattanoogan

Kerry Todd Richelson, beloved son and father, passed away at his home in Hixson, Tennessee, on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from complications of diabetes.



District 8 candidates face off in first Hamilton County school board debate  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Incumbent David Testerman and candidate Tucker McClendon squared off in the first of five school board debates hosted by UnifiEd and Chattanooga 2.0 ...



Theater program to be revived at The Howard School [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

If you were a part of a theater production or performance at The Howard School, know someone who was, or attended such an event, the Times Free Press ...



Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Options And Timeline  The Chattanoogan

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hamilton County Schools is opening enrollment to a select group of schools, “My Future Schools,” to which students across the ...



College students, scouts and their families get half-off admission to Tennessee Aquarium  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Half-off admission to aquarium for scouts, students. College students, members of scouting organizations and their families can score half-price admission to the ...



McKnight, Dave Stevenson "Steve" III  The Chattanoogan

Dave Stevenson "Steve" McKnight III, 65, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by his family. Steve was a gifted and talented ...



Project Search gives students with disabilities real-world job experience [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chris Konieczny dreams of working as a crime-scene detective.



Bill Elliott, Peter Fuller will coach Chattanooga FC in 2019  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Chattanooga Football Club is moving into the professional ranks with a very familiar face. Bill Elliott, who has guided CFC to a 79-25-24 record the past ...



Jim Coppinger, Aloyse Brown win Hamilton County mayor primaries  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Aloyse Brown won the Democratic primary against George Ryan Love and the right to oppose Jim Coppinger in the upcoming election for Hamilton County ...



Hamilton County Schools announces new school options  WRCB-TV

For the upcoming school year, Hamilton County Schools have announced new options for where your child can attend school.



Hixson teacher develops statewide exercise science curriculum  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bethany White wanted to teach her students more than how to tape ankles and treat minor injuries in her sports medicine class at Hixson High School.



Remembering The 1977 Baylor Football Team, Part I: Opening Hixson's Stadium  The Chattanoogan

Last weekend, I decided to stop by Hixson High School's stadium on my way to jog. Only one other person was going around the track, so I walked up into both ...



Martin announces re-election bid for Hamilton County Commission District 3  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Martin announced Monday he is seeking to keep the District 3 seat.



Collins, Eli Gerald  The Chattanoogan

Eli Gerald Collins, 17, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2016. Eli was born and raised in Kingsport, Tn., and was a resident of the Hixson area for ...



Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger announces re-election bid for second term  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jim Coppinger announced he will seek re-election as Hamilton County mayor on Wednesday during the Friends of Hixson breakfast, a nonprofit community ...



Hamilton County Schools ACT scores show improvement  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County's public high school students posted slight gains in average ACT scores this year and are nipping at the heels of the state's average, according ...



Underwood, George Stephen  The Chattanoogan

Coach George Stephen Underwood, 73, of Hixson, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. George was born and raised in ...



Hamilton Co school board candidates react to 2 members rejecting integration proposal  WTVC

HAMILTON CO., Tenn. — Hamilton County Department of Education chair Steve Highlander sat next to his ballot parallel in Ooltewah High School's cafeteria ...



Chattanooga State Volleyball Wins Inaugural Home Opener  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga State volleyball team played its inaugural home opener Tuesday night and won a hard fought victory 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 23-25, 25-18)over ...



Shipley, Stephanie M.  The Chattanoogan

Stephanie M. Shipley, 45, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Stephanie was born in Fort Oglethorpe, on Dec. 29, 1972. She graduated ...



Education Advocate: River City Co. CEO Kim White starts 4-year stint on university system board  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Kim White recalls a time not too long ago when everything from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga had to be orange.



Hamilton County Schools officials schedule next round of community meetings  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools officials want to hear from you.



Hixson's Janet Tate Resigning Volleyball Post After Season  The Chattanoogan

Hixson's veteran volleyball coach Janet Tate said Tuesday that she has resigned her position effective at the end of this season. Tate will continue to teach and ...



New Hamilton County Businesses  The Chattanoogan

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Hinch, John Thomas, Sr.  The Chattanoogan

John Thomas Hinch, Sr., 94, of Hixson, Tennessee, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 16, 2018. Tommy was born in Winchester, Tn. on April 8, 1924 ...



Flerl, Herman Samuel  The Chattanoogan

Herman Samuel Flerl of Soddy Daisy went peacefully home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 18, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, papaw, brother, ...



BASF Helps Hixson High School Students Create Chemistry With A $2000 Sponsorship  The Chattanoogan

Pictured from left: Lee Sims, Hixson High School principal; Kelvin Stamper, BASF senior technical sales representative; and Allen Strong, Hixson High School ...



Hamilton County TVAAS scores show room for improvement  WRCB-TV

Hamilton County schools superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson said, "My brain is worn out from studying these numbers," but aims to work toward some "wins" in ...



Schools Featured In New Book Chattanooga In Old Photos  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga schools are featured in the new book Chattanooga in Old Photos, sponsored by Chattanoogan.com. There are scenes of McCallie School in 1910 ...



Remembering Hixson Jr. High School  The Chattanoogan

The end of an era has come for the Hixson community, as most of the historic Hixson Middle School will be torn down in the near future. After a new middle ...



Soddy Daisy Woman Who Declined Treatment At Wreck Scene Died The Next Day  The Chattanoogan

A 46-year-old Soddy Daisy woman, who was involved in a three-vehicle wreck last Thursday but declined treatment from EMS on the scene, died the next day, ...



Anderson County High School Mavericks come from behind to win at William Blount Governors  Oak Ridger

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — The state-ranked Anderson County High School football team had to overcome an early 10-0 first-quarter deficit on Friday night, Aug.



Dan Duff returning to coach Hixson High School Wildcats football  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dan Duff is returning to Hixson High to coach football. Duff coached the Wildcats from 1996-2002 before leaving to take over the program at Rockmart (Ga.)



Hurricanes take advantage of Hixson mistakes, win 41-6 [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Hamilton capitalized on Hixson's inability to secure the football on its way to a 41-6 Region 2-4A victory Friday night.



Wall Collapses At Home On Bradford Place Drive  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a structural collapse call shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday. When firefighters arrived at 307 Bradford Place Drive, ...



Former Chattanoogan Scott Lindsey Named To Post In Karl Dean Campaign  The Chattanoogan

Less than a month away from the August primary election, Karl Dean for Governor has ramped up its grassroots organizing efforts with the addition of “Get Out ...



UPDATE: School Board members reject UnifiED integration policy; UnifiED responds  WRCB-TV

A spokesperson for the Board members says UnifiEd created a political action committee late last year that is scheduling interviews with school board members ...



Hixson High's Jason Fitzgerald leaving to coach Meigs County  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jason Fitzgerald is going back home. Sort of. Fitzgerald announced he has resigned as head football coach at Hixson High School to take over the program at ...



Hixson High School Recognizes Firefighters On 9/11 Anniversary  The Chattanoogan

Remembering the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks on this country, Hixson High School today presented a "Spirit of September 11th" award to the ...



Stanfield, Shawnquell Na'chelle  The Chattanoogan

Shawnquell Na'chelle Stanfield, 19, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018, in a local hospital. She was a graduate of Hixson High ...



Hamilton County Schools superintendent: Corporal punishment may be phased out  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County schools are re-evaluating their disciplinary approach this year.



Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report  The Chattanoogan

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ATKINSON, LANDON JERMAINE 4300 EVERGREEN DR CHATTANOOGA, 37411. Age at Arrest: 27 ...



Red Bank Replacing Playground Equipment At Park On Redding Street  The Chattanoogan

The old playground at Kids Korner Park on Redding Street in Red Bank is being replaced with new wooden playground equipment. The Red Bank/Soddy Daisy ...



Two Hamilton Co. School Board members say they reject idea of racial, economic integration  WTVC

An old argument about race, poverty and desegregation took on new life in Chattanooga on Friday.Two members of the Hamilton County School Board ...



Hamilton Co. Schools announce new assistant principal appointments  WTVC

The Hamilton County Department of Education announced several new assistant principal appointments and reassignments on Wednesday.“Strong leadership ...



Rams rout Hixson 80-44 in E'Jay Ward's coaching debut  Chattanooga Times Free Press

E'Jay Ward's 28th birthday was Sunday, and he wanted only one present. His Tyner basketball team delivered it to him Tuesday. Ward, who played in high ...



Houston White resigns as Hixson High School head football coach  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Houston White has announced his resignation as Hixson High School's football coach after five seasons.



Hamilton County Schools' ACT score growth outpaces state and national averages  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Celebrating an uptick in the district's average ACT score, top administrators with the Hamilton County Department of Education presented banners to 11 schools ...



Police Seeking Oshea Arkeith Williams In July 18 Murder Of Cortez Alford  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Police Department is asking for the community's help in locating the suspect involved in the fatal shooting of Cortez Alford that occurred on ...



Area Sports Notes: Wesleyan awaiting Point-Bryan victor for AAC baseball final  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Nationally ranked Tennessee Wesleyan and Bryan College may play each other today for the Appalachian Athletic Conference baseball tournament ...



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