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Brainerd High’s Erin Schroeder helps kids fall in love with the written word

Teachers are often recognized for the work they do during school hours... But sometimes it's the extra curriculars that really make the difference.

Boyd Buchanan’s Jennifer Greer helps spread the sunshine

Kids deal with a lot these days... But thanks to a special counselor kids at Boyd Buchanan Elementary are learning to cope.

Dade Elementary’s Susan Rose is Golden Apple worthy

Being a teacher is about more than reading, writing & arithmetic... It's about caring for the whole child. That's the philosophy in Susan Rose's 3rd grade.

East Brainerd Elementary’s Jody Conn uses life experience in the classroom

Good teachers don't just help us learn, they help us understand the world around us. Students at one Hamilton County School say one educator teaches lessons for life.

John Echols helps kids adjust to Middle School environment

The transition between grammar school and middle school is never easy. But for one group of Center for Creative Arts students, the adjustment isn't quite so bumpy... And they say it's thanks to teacher John Echols.

Ooltewah Elementary librarian Sue Smith makes books & reading cool

Some people think of the library as just a place to find encyclopedias or do research. But the kids at Ooltewah Elementary say thanks to their librarian, the library is cool.

Heritage Middle School’s Phil Jones makes 8th grade math understandable

Certain subjects are just harder to understand... But at Heritage Middle School math teacher Phil Jones makes it click for his students.

Englewood Elementary’s Jodi Mull keeps 1st graders focused & learning

At Englewood Elementary there's a very special 1st grade teacher who not only makes it fun, she makes sure everyone stays on track.

Patti Malone inspires kids to love the library

At Normal Park Museum Magnet School the library is one of the favorite classrooms. The kids say that's because of a very special librarian.

Central High School’s Lee Ann McBryar won’t settle for less than the best

When a teacher pushes a student to be better, that student will often achieve more than they thought they could. One Hamilton County English teacher won't settle for mediocre...

Belvoir Christian Academy’s Rebecca Nelson keeps 3rd graders learning & focused

It's hard to learn when you're having too much fun... But at Belvoir Christian Academy one teacher keeps the balance with just the right amount of discipline.

Michelle Stiles of Daisy Elementary makes her class feel like family

Getting to know each of your students and how they learn, can often be a challenge... But one lucky teacher at Daisy Elementary has a formed a relationship with each student and says that makes her classroom a family.


DeChambeau destroys competition with three-shot win

DETROIT (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau got the result he was looking for from transforming his body. With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau...

Braves P Felix Hernandez opts out of 2020 season

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Cy Young winner Félix Hernández has opted out of the 2020 season, at least temporarily ending his bid to revive...

Harvick goes back-to-back at the Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS (NASCAR) -- In an action-filled afternoon of NASCAR Cup Series racing in Sunday’s Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records,...

Dalton City Council meeting canceled

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- A city of Dalton staff member that is assigned to city hall has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Due to precautions related...