Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

School Board Week Jan. 25-31

School Board Week Jan. 25-31
Submitted by: PICKETT DIRECTOR OF
SCHOOLS DIANE ELDER
School board members donate their
time and efforts to ensure that our students
receive a first-class education and
an opportunity for future success in life.
School Board Week is a chance for the
community to thank these individuals for
their commitment to education and to
the students of Pickett County.
On behalf of Pickett County Schools,
we would like to say, "Thank You" to our
board members, from left to right, Jerry
Mitchell, Terrell Garner, Jimmy Storie
and John Reagan. We appreciate all you
do for our children. Board members are
shown here with Pickett County Executive
Stephen Bilbrey as he signs a proclamation
designating Jan. 25-31 as School
Board Week in Pickett County.

SCHOOL BOARD WEEK
PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, an excellent public education
system is vital to the quality of life of our communities;
and
WHEREAS, school board members represent
a tremendous resource as local decision
makers, responding to the challenge of creating
21st Century schools that meet Tennessee's
higher education standards; and
WHEREAS, school board members serve
their communities by representing the interests
of school children and preparing them for the
future; and
WHEREAS, the men and women elected by
the people as members of our local school board
deserve recognition and thanks for their countless
hours of service to public education in Tennessee.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Stephen Bilbrey,
County Executive of Pickett County, do hereby
proclaim the week of January 25-31, 2009,
School Board Appreciation Week and urge all
citizens to join me in this worthy observance,
signed Stephen Bilbrey, County Executive on
January 12, 2009.

TOP STORIES

Minutes from the Town of Byrdstown July 14th meeting - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, July 14, 2014 at... Keep Reading

Concerned parent questions policies and procedures during Pickett County School Board meeting - The Pickett County Board of Education met Monday, July 14th, 7 p.m. at the office of the director of... Keep Reading

County Commission looking for ways to increase revenue - By: AMANDA HILL BOND, PUBLISHERThe Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session Monday, July ... Keep Reading