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The FY 2016 School Accountability Report for Blount County Schools is now available in the Board of Education Office. The Accountability Report links below contain information on finance/accounting, student achievement, and school safety and discipline. You may access this information on our website by selecting the following links: Finance/Accounting, Discipline, and School Accountability Reporting for student achievement information. Monthly financial statements are posted under Finance/Accounting. (Click on the blue links to go directly to these pages.)

Rodney P. Green, Superintendent

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Blount County Board of Education 

Mission Statement

The mission of Blount County Schools is to create lifelong learners by providing quality education and meeting the needs of all students.


Blount County Schools will work closely with students, staff, families, and community stakeholders to prepare responsible citizens ready to succeed in an ever-changing global society.  

We believe that...

• Learning should be the primary focus of our schools.  

• All students can learn when provided with quality instruction.

• Students should be actively engaged in the learning process.

• Our schools should be safe and positive learning environments.

• We must commit ourselves to continuous improvement.

• Education is a partnership among schools, families, and communities.

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            The Blount Countian

Scholar Athletes of the Week

J. B. Pennington High School


 Tucker Heptinstall

Parents: Bradley and Jennifer Heptinstall

Grade Point Average: 4.42

Sports played/how long: Football - 6 years; Basketball - 2 years; Track - 1 year; Baseball - 5 years

Academic achievements: Class Historian; Top 10 - 4 years; National Honor Society; 30 ACT score; U.S. Achievement Academy National Math Award; International Distinguished Scholars; National Merit Scholarship Commended Student; Citizenship award -  4 years

Athletic achievements: Basketball "Most Coachable" Athlete Award 2015-16, Hustle Award 2015-16, All-area tournament team 2016-17; Football All-county first team 2016-17; All-area honorable mention 2016-17; Edify Award 2016-17' 2014 Alfa Student Athlete of the Week

School activities: Future Farmers of America; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Big Brothers Big Sisters; Student Government Association

Other Organizations: Nature Abounds; Fowler Springs Baptist Church Youth

Future plans: Attend Auburn University, major in wildlife ecology

Favorite subjects: Math and Science

Dream job: Head of wolf research at Yellowstone National Park

Favorite food: Bacon

Playlist/favorite music/musicians: Classic Rock

Favorite professional athlete: Bo Jackson





Darby Hamm

Parents: David and Dawn Hamm

Grade Point Average: 4.10

Sports played/how long: Basketball - 6 years; Softball - 6 years

Academic achievements: Senior class top 10; National Honor Society; Honor graduate; Mu Alpha Theta math honor society; Dean's list at Wallace State Community College

Athletic achievements: Varsity basketball - 6 years; All-area team - 4 years; All-county team - 4 years; 1500 career points, school record 46 points and 30 rebounds in a single game, First team all-county - 4 years;  All-region team, 2017; Blount County 2016 MVP

School activities: Big Brothers Big Sisters - 4 years; Fellowship of Christian Athletes - 4 years; Junior Civitan organization - 4 years; Honors classes; Math tutor

Other organizations: Member of Blountsville United Methodist Church and youth group member

Future plans: Attend the University of Alabama, major in electrical engineering

Favorite subjects: Math

Dream job: Electrical Engineer

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite professional athlete: LeBron James





MaxPreps honors Appalachian's Dean1

Peyton Dean, a junior at Appalachian High School, received the MaxPreps Athlete of the Month Award for January 2017, and the school turned out to celebrate the presentation on Wednesday, March 8.  MaxPreps is a division of CBS Sports reporting exclusively on high school sports.  The award is sponsored by the United States Marine Corps.  

MaxPreps produced this video for its Athlete of the Month series.  MaxPreps, Peyton Dean


1"People | | Blount Countian." 15 Mar. 2017, Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.







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