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Posted by: Dr. Whitinger
Published: 7/25/14

Back to School Bash
Sullivan Gardens K-8 will host a Back to School Bash on Thursday, July 31 from 5 - 7 p.m.  Students and parents are encouraged to drop by during this time to meet your teachers, visit classrooms, and tour the school. Continue
Posted by: Dr. Whitinger
Published: 7/22/14

Important Dates

July 31 

Back to School Bash
5 - 7 p.m.


August 4

First Day for Students
1/2 Day (8:20 - 11:50)


August 5

Full Day for Students


August 15

Back to School Dance (Middle Grades)


August 22

Schools Closed
(Bristol Race)


Sept. 1

Schools Closed (Labor Day)


Sept. 5

Mid-Point of 1st Nine-Weeks


October 3

End of 1st Nine Weeks


October 6-10

Schools Closed (Fall Break)


November 3

Inservice Day - Students Do Not Attend


November 4

Parent - Teacher Conference Day


November 14

Mid-Point of the
2nd Nine Weeks


November 26 - 28

Schools Closed (Thanksgiving)


December 19

End of 1st Term (1/2 Day)


December 22 - Jan. 6

Schools Closed
(Christmas Break)


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Sullivan Gardens K-8 School
209 Rosemont Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone (423) 354-1780
Fax (423) 354-1796


Principal: Dr. Darrell Moore

Assistant Principal: Dr. Jamie Whitinger

Guidance Counselor: Ms. Melissa Dotson

Secretary: Cathy Carberry, Carol Crawford

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Mission and Vision



The mission of Sullivan Gardens K-8 School is to prepare each student academically and socially for the future.



The vision of Sullivan Gardens K-8 School is to be a model school for Tennessee.



Goal 1: Improve student achievement value added scores in Reading and Math.

Goal 2: Surpass our current attendance target.

Goal 3:  Exceed student perception survey results to be above the district and state NCEs in the area of “Confer,” which is the ability to share thoughts and ideas, have choices, and give opportunities to explain answers.



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