DBE in the Press



november 30, 2021

WJHL: Educator of the Week: Robin Kerkhoff, D-B EXCEL Program

May 6, 2021

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL, N.C. underwater robotics teams moving on to world competition
R'Matey's underwater robotics team from D-B EXCEL

OCTOBER 27, 2020

WJHL: ‘An incredibly impressive visit’: TN Education Commissioner Tours Kingsport City Schools, Discusses Challenges Public Schools Face During COVID-19

MAY 11, 2020

WJHL: D-B EXCEL Program Seeks Additional High School Students for Fall Enrollment

MARCH 2, 2020

Kingsport Times-News: Food Insecurity 101: D-B EXCEL Students Tackle Hunger
student presentation

FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Kingsport Times-News: Robotics to Roan Scholars: Kingsport School Board Honors Students
KCS Roan Scholars

FEBRUARY 3, 2020

Kingsport Times-News: Roan Class of 2024 Includes Two Kingsport Students
Gavin Bentley

FEBRUARY 1, 2020

Johnson City Press: ETSU Announces Roan Class of 2024

JANUARY 21, 2020

Kingsport Times-News: Kingsport School Board Recognizes Students, Staff Member
KCS School Board Meeting

2019 - 2020

LIVABILITY KINGSPORT, TN: Kingsport City Schools

NOVEMBER 13, 2019

WJHL: D-B Excel students Design Tennessee’s Ornaments for National Christmas Tree
Digital Arts Students

NOVEMBER 8, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: Two D-B EXCEL Pathways Recognized by Tennessee
pathway logo

NOVEMBER 5, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL students' Ornaments to be on Display Near White House
National Christmas Tree


Kingsport Times-News: Two Kingsport Students Trained at Space Camp over the Summer
Jacey McCloud

JULY 15, 2019

SCORE: D-B EXCEL Featured in SCORE's What High School Could Be Report
Score Report

JUNE 22, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: Underwater Robotics Competition has 68 Teams from Across the World

JUNE 21, 2019

WJHL: 1,300 Students Travel to Kingsport for International Underwater Robotics Competition

JUNE 21, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: Underwater Robotics Competition Gets Underway in Kingsport

MAY 13, 2019

The Business Journal: The 2019 MATE International Competition

APRIL 30, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: Region's Outstanding Young Students to be Recognized Tonight at Inaugural Event

APRIL 30, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: Underwater Robotics Contest Sets Stage for "Coopetition"

APRIL 28, 2019

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL, North Carolina Teams Head to June International Underwater Robotics Competition

February 12, 2019

SCORE: D-B EXCEL Featured in SCORE's Priorities to Progress Report
score cover

June 24, 2018

WJHL: Local Underwater Robotics Team Wins Award at International Competition
mate team

MAY 9, 2018

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL among first 15 Tennessee STEM Schools
dbe stem

MAY 8, 2018

Chalkbeat: Tennessee wants to step up its game on STEM education, starting with these 15 schools

MAY 8, 2018

TDOE Announces the First Fifteen Schools to Receive Tennessee STEM School Designations

APRIL 30, 2018

Kingsport Times-News:D-B EXCEL Wins Underwater Robotics Competition
MATE robot

APRIL 28, 2018

WJHL: Robotics Competition in Kingsport Gives Students Real Life Experience
mate team

APRIL 5, 2018

Kingsport Times-News: Frye, Johnson, Shaffer Among 20 Honored as Teachers of the Year

MARCH 29, 2018

Johnson City Press: Annual "STEMposium" Encourages More Girls to Pursue Tech Careers

february 7, 2018

WJHL: New STEM program headquartered in Kingsport provides students with engineering opportunities

December 9, 2017

We Are KCS

November 22, 2017

Tennessee STEM Innovation Network Blog: A Season of Thanks: Interview with Sara Shaffer, Digital Arts Teacher at D-B EXCEL
Sara Shaffer

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

WJHL: What's Working: D-B EXCEL

MAY 9,2017

Livability: Dw)

April 7, 2017

WJHL: DigiGirlz Event in Kingsport (DBE Student Interview)

March 28, 2017

Getting Smart: 100 Middle and High Schools Worth Visiting

FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Kingsport Times-News: School of the Future: D-B EXCEL Holds Ribbon Cutting

FEBRUARY 22, 2017

WCYB: Kingsport City Schools Unveils New D-B EXCEL Facility

February 14, 2017

WJHL: Alternative High School Experience "D-B EXCEL" Gets New Home in Kingsport

FEBRUARY 18, 2017

We Are KCS Blog: The Saturday Six "D-B EXCEL" Edition

November 16, 2016

Kingsport Times-News: BOE Approves D-B EXCEL Agreements

May 29, 2016

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL Named a Blended Learning Universe School

April 5, 2016

Where Learning Clicks: Blended Learning at D-B EXCEL (Webinar)

March 3, 2016

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL Would Allow Part-Time Home School Students

February 20, 2016

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL May be on the Move

December 4, 2015

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL Student Draw Image for KCS Christmas Card

October 21, 2015

Kingsport Times-News: D-B EXCEL Growing Enrollment, Seeking New Home