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• Several Knoxville students received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Leslie Adams received a Master of Medical Science degree; Amy Sowder received a Master of Arts from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Jennifer Brooke, Jonathan Loar, Michael Robinson and Deepa Subramanian all received Bachelor of Arts degrees.

• Matthew Lee Chen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Chen of Knoxville, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2005 semester at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Chen is a student in the College of Arts and Science.

• Matthew Sumner Gill of Knoxville has been named to the dean’s list of Bently College in Waltham, Mass., for the spring 2005 semester. Gill is majoring in accounting.

• Denise Koessler, a graduate of Farragut High School, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2005 semester at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. Koessler, a first-year student, achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.

• Michael Markman, son of Ellen and Stephen Markman of Knoxville and a graduate of Webb School of Knoxville, and Nathaniel Watson, son of Nancy and Charles Watson of Knoxville and a graduate of Farragut High School, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2005 semester at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Both are enrolled in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences.

• Parents of kindergarten students, students new to Knox County, students who have had a change in family circumstances such as custody or guardianship, or students who have moved their residence since April may apply for a transfer from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the week of July 25-29 at the Andrew Johnson Building, Room 103, 912 South Gay St. Parents must be prepared to present their child’s social security number and the child’s last report card if the child is new to Knox County Schools. If the family’s residence has changed since April, proof of current residence such as a rental, lease or purchase agreement is also required. A court document must be presented to prove a change in family circumstances such as divorce or custody or guardianship arrangement.

• Knox County Schools System has set the test date for previously home schooled students who are enrolling in Knox County high schools and want to receive credit for the course work they have completed in core subject areas at home. When students enroll at their new school, counselors should complete the paperwork necessary to test. Students wishing to receive credit for home school work in core courses should ensure their counselor is aware of their desire to test and that they are they are registered to test. Tests will be administered from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center located at 801 Tipton Ave. adjacent to Dogwood Elementary School. Tested courses are: English I, English II, English III, English IV, biology, chemistry, physical science, physics, life science, earth science, ecology, Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, Spanish IV, French I, French II, French III, French IV, Latin I, Latin II, Latin III, Latin IV, German I, German II, German III, German IV, Russian I, Russian II, Russian III, Russian IV, foundations I, foundations II, algebra I, geometry, algebra II, pre-calculus, wellness, American government, economics, U.S. History, world geography and world history.

• Farragut Intermediate and Middle schools will have the following school registration times for new students: From 1 to 3 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays, and from 8 to 11 a.m., Thursdays and Fridays, through Aug. 9. Registration will be 1:30 to 3 p.m., Aug. 11, the first day of school for 2005-06. Upcoming sixth-grade students coming from FIS are automatically registered to attend Farragut Middle School. Registration packets are available at both school offices.

 

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