Planned Power Outage at Dobyns-Bennett High School

Published on May 29 at 9 a.m.

WHAT: Planned Power Outage at Dobyns-Bennett High School

WHEN: May 29, 2018 - June 15, 2018

WHERE: Dobyns-Bennett High School

Dobyns-Bennett High School will be closed to all students and staff from May 29 through June 15, 2018 due to a planned power outage. The entire school, including the front office, will be closed during this time.

During this planned power outage, the Dobyns-Bennett receptionist will be relocated to D-B EXCEL and can be reached by calling (423) 378.2185

The counseling office will operate from Robinson Middle School. Dates have been communicated to students regarding diploma pick-up, transcript requests, final exam make-ups, and obligation resolution. This information is also available on the Dobyns-Bennett website. 

The athletics/activities office will operate from the Robinson Middle School Library. The number for the athletics office is (423) 378.8475 and the office will continue to operate to the fullest extent possible Spirit items will not be available to purchase during the planned power outage. 

In addition, WCSK Radio 90.3 FM which is housed at Dobyns-Bennett, will have shortened broadcast days. On-air times will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Live streaming will not be available. 

Power is scheduled to return to Dobyns-Bennett by Friday, June 15, 2018. 

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 7,700 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, download our mobile app for Apple / Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook(Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).