CLASSES AND EVENTS
- ALL PRO DAD: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! March 15-April 15. Register now to start an All Pro Dad's Day at your elementary or middle school for the 2014-15 school year and to receive special funding compliments of the Family and Community Engagement Department. With successfully existing programs already taking place in Knox County Schools, the Champions Are Made Program, KCS Family and Community Enagement Department and Resource Center, and the KCCPTA, invite you to add your school to the roster! All Pro Dad's conducts a 1-hour monthly meeting in the mornings. Meetings consist of providing resources, events, and avenues to equip dads, and other significant male figures, in the education and lives of children. Click here for additional details and an application!
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- Adult Education Program: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!: Registration is now open for the orientation and assessment process for the classes at the Knox County Schools Adult Education Program. Students wishing to schedule an appointment should call 525-4962. Classes will begin this month at the new program facility in the Knoxville Center Mall near JCPenny.
- Click here for the City of Knoxville Events Calendar!
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- None scheduled at this time.
SAVE THE DATE and DATES TO REMEMBER!
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- April 11, 2014: School Visitations: Eighth grade students will have the opportunity to visit the high schools that they will be attending the following school year.
- NEXT DAC MEETING: Tuesday, April 22, 2014: District Advisory Council Meeting: The Family and Community Engagement Department will conduct its quarterly DAC meeting at the Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center, 801 Tipton Ave. Knoxville, TN 37920 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
- CANCELLED (Will not be rescheduled): Tuesday, January 28, 2014: District Advisory Council Meeting:
- Friday, March 14, 2014: Living Stone Fellowship Single Mothers Ministry presents The Well: A Place of Refreshment for Single Moms. On the second Friday of every month, You’ll enjoy a time of fellowship, encouragement and a great meal (that you didn’t have to make!) while your kids have dinner and a fun time of their own! The ministry offers FREE childcare and dinner for everyone in attendance! This is event is from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Living Stone Fellowship, 409 Caswell Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917 (located in the Boys and Girls Club).
- Comcast Affordable Internet Service: Comcast offers a service of fast, affordable home internet service to families who's children qualify for the National School Lunch Program. This service is only $9.95 a month. To fin out if you are eligable, or if you would like to apply please visit www.internetessentials.com or click HERE or call 1-855-846-8376.
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- Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free!: Click here to view a list of restaurants that offer free Kid’s Meals. It’s a good idea to verify this information with the restaurant before visiting as deals can be changed without prior notice. If you know of a restaurant that should be added, please let email@example.com know! Also, if you find that a restaurant no longer offers this deal, let them know so they may update their listing.
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- Get your taxes done for FREE!!: The Knoxville- Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) is offering free tax preperations for those that qualify. For more information on how to get your taxes done for free click HERE.
Common CoreThe Council of the Great City Schools has designed this Common Core Works website to provide member districts quick access to reliable information, tools, and resources for implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, and the Next Generation Science Standards. Common Core VideoAt this link you will find both a English and Spanish video that explains how Common Core State Standards will help our KCS students achieve higher excellence. Family Friendly KnoxvilleThis is a site that shows different activities that the whole family can enjoy and more. Check it out!