Sequatchie County Schools

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  • Public Notice 
    Application for Grant Funding

    21st Century Community Learning Centers 

    The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program provides federal funding to establish community learning centers. These centers provide students with opportunities for academic enrichment, youth development, and family support during non-school hours or during periods when school is not in session. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers provide a broad array of services, programs, and activities that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students. Activities offered will include daily homework assistance, STEAM enrichment, social and emotional learning, physical fitness, and community partnerships. 

    Sequatchie County Schools have been operating a 21st CCLC program for the last 20 years. This proposed grant will serve Griffith Elementary  K-4 students before school, after school, and summer camp. The application deadline is April 1, 2024. If you would like to review the application or offer suggestions, please contact Rhonda Harmon at Sequatchie County Board of Education office. 423-949-3617 or

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  • Like you, our hearts and minds are on the safety of our children. We will continue to be diligent in protecting our students. You may have received conflicting information, but we want to reassure you that Sequatchie County Schools had no exterior doors unlocked during the recent inspection by the state fire marshal's office. Below is a previously released video concerning safety measures at our schools. Please take time to rewatch it. Reach out to us if you have any questions. 

    Safety Message from the Director of Schools  



    Please click on 'Skyward ', then change the Drop-Down by the Login Area to Family/Student Access

    The Sequatchie County School System realizes the important role that parents/guardians play in the education of children and the importance of parent involvement. Skyward Family Access is an online informational resource available to all families of Sequatchie County Schools at no cost. This resource provides online information about your child's grades, attendance, class schedules, and demographic information. Family Access provides safe, secure and easy access to you child's records.


  • 2024-25 TN Teacher of the Year Regional Semi-Finalists Announced

    Congratulations to Tammie Akin from Sequatchie County High School!

    The Tennessee Department of Education is excited to announce the 2024-25 Teacher of the Year regional semi-finalists. After reading over 200 applications for the Teacher of the Year, the statewide scoring committee selected 27 teachers as regional semi-finalists.

    • Shelby County and Municipals: Deidra Harrell (Bartlett City Schools), Jenny Kiesel (Lakeland Schools), Sarah Hammett (Collierville Schools) 
    • Southwest: Lee Lynn Campbell (Hardeman County Schools), Christina Wakefield (Tipton County Schools), Joshua Gardner (Tipton County Schools) 
    • Northwest: Sherri Brawner (Weakley County Schools), Kristy Shumake (Weakley County Schools), Stephen Powell (Gibson County Special School District) 
    • Mid Cumberland: Melinda Kon (Williamson County Schools), Sue Lee (Rutherford County Schools), Katie Michael (Metro Nashville Public Schools)  
    • South Central: Jennifer Tuten (Tullahoma City Schools), Ashley Anaya (Maury County Schools), Tabitha Steadman (Lawrence County Schools) 
    • Upper Cumberland: Kaitlin Castleman (Warren County Schools), Hannah Randolph (Warren County Schools), Heather Jolly (White County Schools) 
    • Southeast: Kylene Raper (Athens City Schools), Matty Hardy (Hamilton County Schools), Tammie Akin (Sequatchie County Schools) 
    • East: Kylee Steible (Monroe County Schools), Jonathan Kovey (Blount County Schools), Natalee Elkins (Knox County Schools) 
    • First: Marsha Hybarger (Greenville City Schools), Gene Lynch (Hamblen County Schools), Bryan Kerns (Kingsport City Schools) 

    Congratulations to all the regional semi-finalists! 

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