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Sevier County students help choose new dress code

November 14, 2017 by WVLT

WVLTThe Sevier County School System made changes to the following areas: bottom wear, top wear, dresses and accessories. Principal of Gatlinburg-Pittman High School Tony Ogle said he has no problem with the new dress code and said it was a community ...

Highlanders expect more wins in second year under Hickman

November 12, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressThe 2017-18 Gatlinburg-Pittman High School boys basketball team poses for a group photo during a recent practice. GATLINBURG -- The Gatlinburg-Pittman boys basketball team finished 10-16 last year in head coach Jamaal Hickman's first season at the ...


October 27, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressMakenna Woods (from left), Will Trout, Aden Klein, Collin Garza, Aaron Taylor, Abby Galiano, Lindsay Ball and Caitlin Levneve gather for a photo with "The Rock" outside Gatlinburg Pittman High School. GATLINBURG -- The academic bar at Gatlinburg ...

Chloé Lynn McKinney McCarter

October 26, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressChloé Lynn McKinney McCarter, age 19, of Gatlinburg, passed away Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. She was a 2016 graduate of Gatlinburg Pittman High School. Survivors include her husband, Brad McCarter; mother, Rachel Morrison and husband Larry; brother, ...

PFHS 1 of 3 in state with new honor society

October 26, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressThe chapter is named after Gatlinburg-Pittman High School graduate Lisa Oakley, who has worked at the East Tennessee Historical Society for 26 years. The curator of education said she was honored and considers the PFHS student group a meaningful way ...

Jeffery Lloyd "Big Blue" Franklin

October 24, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressJeffery Lloyd "Big Blue" Franklin, 59, of Sevierville, died Sunday, Oct. 22. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, and was a proud graduate and football player at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and ...

Buford Michael Helton

October 4, 2017 by The Mountain Press

A graduate of Tennessee Technological University and Lincoln Memorial University, Mike worked for the Sevier County School System for over 40 years as a teacher, coach and district supervisor. Mike began his teaching and coaching career at Gatlinburg ...

Gatlinburg loses commissioner, former mayor, longtime educator

October 4, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressAccording to Debra Cline, assistant superintendent of Sevier County School System, Helton began his teaching career in 1976 at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School. He taught biology and coached sports teams including football and soccer, staying at the ...

Watch: Gatlinburg-PIttman vs. Pigeon Forge football tonight

August 25, 2017 by WBIR-TV

WBIR-TVOur slate of high school football games will include Maryville, Alcoa, Catholic, Gatlinburg Pittman, and Pigeon Forge. ... Our final scheduled game will take us to Sevier County, where Gatlinburg Pittman will take on Pigeon Forge on September 29.

County football jamboree set for Aug. 11

August 6, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressJunior varsity and varsity football teams from SCHS, Seymour High School, Pigeon Forge High School, Gatlinburg-Pittman High School and Northview Academy will be competing in the jamboree. Tickets for the event are $6 for adults and $5 for students and ...

Yaksic graduates Air Assault School

August 4, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressDylan Yaksic, a 2015 graduate of Gatlinburg Pittman High School, graduated from the U.S. Army Air Assault School at Fort Campbell in Kentucky on July 24. Yaksic will be a junior this year at the University of Tennessee where he is majoring in sociology ...

VIDEO: Bear cools off in Gatlinburg pool

July 24, 2017 by

WKRN.comChristelle Ribeiro was a foreign exchange student from France 23 years ago. She lived with the Whaley's in Gatlinburg during her tenure at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School. This week was, in a way, a reunion for Ribeiro and the Whaley's. The appearance ...

Stephen Sondheim celebrates the power of teachers

July 9, 2017 by CBS News

CBS NewsIn this web exclusive, Mo Rocca talks with Sondheim about the teachers who have inspired him, and visits with a recent award recipient, Tracey Rains of Gatlinburg-Pittman High School in Tennessee, whose selfless mentoring of student Chelsea Hayes was ...

Student selected to attend national SADD convention

July 8, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressKameron Ogle (center) poses for photos at the Students Against Destructive Decisions conference in June in Tampa, Florida. She was selected as one of 12 students to represent the state at the national event. The Gatlinburg-Pittman High School student ...

Lady Highlanders have fun hosting basketball camp

June 10, 2017 by The Mountain Press

The Mountain PressGATLINBURG— The Gatlinburg-Pittman High School girls basketball team held its 2017 Lady Highlander Basketball Camp this past week, and there was no shortage of smiles on the faces of the 27 youth participants as they worked on improving their skills ...

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