Character Education

September: Respect

Showing high regard for authority, other people, self, and country.  Treating other as you would want to be treated. Understanding that all people have value as human beings.

October: Responsibility

Being accountable in word and deed.  Having a sense of duty to fulfill tasks with reliability, dependability, and commitment.

November: Perseverance

Pursuing worthy objectives with determination and patience while exhibiting fortitude when confronted with failure,


Showing understanding of others by treating them with kindness, compassion, generosity, and a forgiving spirit.


Demonstrating hard work.  Controlling your emotions, words, actions, impulses, and desires.


Being law abiding and involved in service to school. community, and country.


Telling the truth, admitting wrongdoing.  Being trustworthy and acting with integrity.


Doing the right thing in the face of difficulty and following you conscience instead of the crowd.


Practicing justice, equity, and equality.  Cooperating with one another.  Recognizing the uniqueness and value of each individual within our diverse society.

Homeless-Transitional-Mckinney-Vento Information

Homeless Liason for Rhea County

Sue Brown

(423) 775-7812

Services and Programs Offered:

  • Safe Haven Light Shelter
  • Red Cross
  • United Way
  • Ministerial Association

The Rhea County School System offers a tutoring program to assist students with classwork/homework during and after the regular school day.



Ms. Sue  Brown
Federal Programs Director

Ms. Sky Whitmore
Federal Programs Secretary