The Saturday Six “Video Blog” Edition – March 17, 2018

For the past 147 episodes, the KCS Saturday Six has brought you a wide variety of news and information about the people and programs of Kingsport City Schools.  It has become a regular fixture at and on the KCS social media platforms each weekend.  But have you found the companion We Are KCS Video Blog on the KCS YouTube channel?  It’s yet another way to learn more about the exciting and talented students and staff that are working so hard to achieve great things.

This week, the Saturday Six takes a look at this video series and the accomplishments that it highlights.  Let’s explore six of our favorite We Are KCS Video Blogs, and check out the entire vlog library by clicking here.

  1. Episode 18:  The D-B Robotics Program – With the help of D-B faculty and a variety of community stakeholders, The Dobyns-Bennett CyberTribe is a learning volumes about engineering while competing against some of the best FIRST Robotics teams in the nation.
  2. Episode 17:  TRIBE Games Swimming – KCS student-athletes are working hard and finding great fun and success as the entire community comes together to celebrate the human spirit!
  3. Episode 16:  D-B a Capella Groups – Talented vocal groups from D-B have recently returned from a prestigious national competition, having secured a first-ever championship!
  4. Episode 13:  KCS 4th Grade Career Expo – What will the future look like for Kingsport’s children?  Elementary students from across the district explored a wide range of career options at the first-ever KCS 4th Grade Career Expo.
  5. Episode 11:  The KCS School Resource Officer Program – Did you know that there are multiple full-time Kingsport Police Department officers working to keep our schools safe?  Learn more about the men behind the badge that fill this critical role for our school system.
  6. Episode 10:  Coding in KCS Elementary Schools – Students today are preparing for careers that have not yet been invented.  Coding helps all students become better problem solvers through technology and teamwork.

Next week in the Saturday Six:  This coming week is Spring Break for Kingsport City Schools, but hundreds of KCS students are still working hard to display their incredible talents during their week off.  Next Saturday, we’ll shine the spotlight on the D-B choral, orchestra, and band programs that hit the road to perform in some of the country’s most prestigious settings during the vacation.


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