Board of Education Centennial Celebration

Published on May 15, 2017 at 3 p.m.

WHAT: Board of Education Centennial Celebration  

WHEN: Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Kingsport City Schools Administrative Support Center, 400 Clinchfield Street, Kingsport, TN 37660

Join Kingsport City Schools and the Kingsport Board of Education in celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the first KCS Board of Education meeting; which took place on May 18, 1917.  The gathering will celebrate the history of education in Kingsport, as all former and current Board of Education members, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Board Secretaries, Kingsport BMA members, administrators, staff, and other guests are invited to reunite. The event will feature the largest ever gathering of former KCS Board Members and Superintendents. The event is free and open to the public.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,500 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).