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8th Graders Overmountain Victory Trail
OVT Hike 2017
TAD Jr. Cyclone Football
Congratulations on an undefeated season!
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T. A. Dugger at a glance

Our Mission

In cooperation with home and community, the T. A. Dugger faculty and staff will develop a well-rounded program of education that will meet the needs of adolescent students and develop skills necessary for personal fulfillment and success.

News & Announcements

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Jr. Cyclones bloody nose of Greeneville, 28-14 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star There are three things certain in life—birth, death, and smash-mouth football when any team from Greeneville tangles with a team from Elizabethton. Read More
TAD Times -- September 2018 Mrs. McKamey's Bartleby group put together their first edition of the TAD Times for September 2018. Read More
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New anti-drug billboards use high school athletes to reach kids BY CALEB PERHNE, WCYB CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. — Carter County is taking a unique approach to keeping kids away from drugs. New billboards went up this week with the message “No matter who ... Read More
Student Athletes
T. A. Dugger storms past Sevier BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star KINGSPORT—The T.A. Dugger Junior Cyclones were firing on all cylinders Thursday as they visited conference foe John Sevier to open the season Read More
Student athletes take part in 3rd annual tobacco cessation campaign BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Whether its a fourth-and-goal play on the 1-yard line or a last-second 3-pointer with time expiring, you have to have the right focus and attitude to handle the ... Read More
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ECS Transportation highlights safety precautions for students BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star It is always best to be prepared. Read More
Eric Wampler
Welcome Eric Wampler, Interim Director of Early Learning, Curriculum & Testing 6-12, and Data Services Welcome Eric Wampler, Interim Director of Early Learning, Curriculum & Testing 6-12, and Data Services. Wampler has worked in Elizabethton City Schools for 14 years, most recently serving as ... Read More
Hayley Bishop
ECS introduces new system-wide Special Education Coach Special Education teachers in all Elizabethton schools will be supported by a new full-time Special Education Coach this year. The addition of this position is part of a system-wide initiative to ... Read More
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Jr. Cyclones boast big numbers for 2018 BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star According to head coach Travis Smithdeal, the Jr. Cyclones have numbers on their side this season as they field 30 players on the varsity team with all but one ... Read More
Teacher Collaboration
Elizabethton High School launches school-wide project-based learning initiative Bartleby Program & Buck Institute for Education host 3-day PBL seminar Read More
Police Chief Jason Shaw
Security grant to help fund SROs at all city schools BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star With the State of Tennessee putting an emphasis on school safety, Elizabethton City Schools, Elizabethton Police Department and City Council are partnering ... Read More
Book Bus Team
School System unveils new Betsy Book Bus BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Children across the city will “get carried away with books” in style for the coming years. Read More
Bus and children
Betsy Book Bus hitting the road to provide books BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star As the state looks to bolster early literacy efforts, Elizabethton City Schools is taking to the road to give area youth a chance to pick up a book to hold off a ... Read More
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Media Immunization for 6th Grade Parents Reminder for parents/guardians of T A Dugger sixth grade students: Read More