Tagged with Kingsport Schools

Douglass High School-Kingsport, TN (repost from August 2009)

Douglass High School The desegregation of public schools and the integration of  Kingsport’s African-American students into Dobyns-Bennett High School led to the closing of Kingsport’s Douglass High School in 1966. At the time of the closing, Douglass was the largest African-American High School in the Upper East Tennessee Region. The old Douglass School was eventually … Continue reading

Saint Dominic Catholic School

Saint Dominic School will be closing this May, at the end of the academic year. Below is a recent article about the school’s closing from the Kingsport Times News. You can also view the article at the Kingsport Times News website. Saint Dominic School to close at end of academic year By Rick Wagner KINGSPORT … Continue reading

Dobyns-Bennett vs. Sullivan (1946 and 1947)

After several years of not playing each other, Dobyns-Bennett and Sullivan South will be renewing their rivalry Friday night. There are some great pictures in the archives of past football games between Dobyns-Bennett and Sullivan High School. Here are a few to get you in the mood for Friday night football!

Dobyns-Bennett High School

Dobyns-Bennett High School was recently named by Newsweek magazine as one the of the top high schools in the country! This makes the sixth time that the school has been named to the Newsweek List. The school had previously been named to the list in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Dobyns-Bennett High School has had … Continue reading

Douglass High School-Kingsport, TN

Douglass High School The desegregation of public schools and the integration of  Kingsport’s African-American students into Dobyns-Bennett High School led to the closing of Kingsport’s Douglass High School in 1966. At the time of the closing, Douglass was the largest African-American High School in the Upper East Tennessee Region. The old Douglass School was eventually … Continue reading