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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.

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Parents get greater access to school news, events with new Elizabethton City Schools mobile app News, events, and frequently visited web pages are now just a click away with the new Elizabethton City Schools mobile application. Read More
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FBLA Students bring home awards from State Leadership Conference Elizabethton High School and T. A. Dugger Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attended the State FBLA Leadership Conference this week and brought home several awards. ... Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools offers community Water Aerobics classes weekly Tired of not having the energy to function during the day? Need a way to relieve stress? Want to be more fit? Reduce your blood pressure? Increase your muscular strength and endurance? Have a ... Read More
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5th Grade Parent Night set for April 4 at 6p Parents and students of rising 6th graders are encouraged to attend 5th Grade Parent Night at T. A. Dugger Junior High School on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. We will provide a lot of ... Read More
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ETSBOA Solo & Ensemble students excel Several T. A. Dugger Junior High School and Elizabethton High School band students participated in the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Solo & Ensemble Festival held at Chuckey Doak High ... Read More
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2019 Typhoons Swim Club Tryouts Details on the Typhoons Swim Club tryouts Read More
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8th Grade Parent Night / CTE Open House March 7 We are having an 8th grade parent night for upcoming freshmen to explore the opportunities of CTE and to pick up their 9th grade registration packet. Read More
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ECS tuition application: online for grades K-8, in person for grades 9-12 Parents interested in their children attending Elizabethton City Schools as new tuition students should apply online in the Cyclone Connection for grades K-8 or in person for grades 9-12. Read More
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Elizabethton students' artwork breathes life into downtown BY CURTIS CARDEN, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - Recent visitors to downtown Elizabethton will notice colorful barn quilts and corresponding personal stories on display in the breezeway. Read More
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Students recognized at 2nd 9 Weeks Awards Day Congratulations to all of the following students who were recognized at our 2nd 9 Weeks Awards Day for their outstanding academic achievement and attendance! Read More
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Meet the students behind downtown Elizabethton's newest art/storytelling display Saturday, Feb. 9 Recent visitors to downtown Elizabethton will notice colorful barn quilts and corresponding personal stories on display in the breezeway. These are the culmination of a student-organized K-12 ... Read More
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Back-2-School Bash organizers invite sponsors, partners Planning is underway for the 4th annual Elizabethton Back-2-School Bash, and organizers are calling on the community to get involved as sponsors, partners in the resource fair, and volunteers. Read More
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Teachers of the Year announced! Congratulations to all Elizabethton teachers of the year! Read More
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Cut down those nets: T.A. Dugger outlasts Unicoi Co. for Area One boys’ championship, 42-36 By Elizabethton Star KINGSPORT—Famous wrestler Ric Flair said on numerous occasions that to be the best you have to beat the best. Read More
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We are the champions—T. A. Dugger junior varsity girls capture conference championship By Elizabethton Star It took two games and a lot of sweat, but the junior varsity girls of T.A. Dugger were up to the task and when the smoke cleared the Jr. Lady Cyclones stood alone at the top ... Read More
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Students from all Elizabethton schools qualify for auditioned state musical groups Several students across the district have recently qualified for auditioned choral and instrumental groups at the state level. On behalf of the Elizabethton Board of Education, Board Chair Rita Booher ... Read More
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ECS celebrates School Board Appreciation Week Jan. 20-26 ELIZABETHTON - January 20-26, 2019 is School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play ... Read More
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Jr. Cyclones snare huge wins over Liberty Bell BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star The T.A. Dugger girls’ and boys’ basketball teams know that conference tournament time is right around the corner and on Thursday evening both teams ... Read More
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T.A. Dugger takes wins over Chuckey-Doak By Elizabethton Star The T.A. Dugger boys and girls’ varsity teams swept a pair of varsity wins in basketball action against the Jr. Black Knights of Chuckey-Doak. Read More
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TAD Yearbook Sales 2019 Check out this information to get your TAD Yearbook for 2018-2019 school year. Read More
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Jr. Cyclones roll to Pigeon Forge tournament title BY ELIZABETHTON STAR Late last week, the T.A. Dugger Jr. Cyclones made their way over to Pigeon Forge to compete in a Christmas break tournament. Read More
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TAD Times: December 2018 The December edition of the TAD Times - news, events, features, interviews, trends, and more! To view previous months' editions, please visit the TAD Times web page. Read More
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TAD Wrestling places 2nd at weekend match Congratulations to TAD Wrestling team coached by Eddie Morrell. They placed 2nd over the weekend at the Panther Duals at Church Hill Middle School! Read More
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Teacher of the Year Grades 5-8: Travis Smithdeal Teachers of the Year are selected based on recommendation at the school level and approval by a committee. The award highlights teachers who have an outstanding professional record of academic ... Read More