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U. S. Representative Diane Black, 6th Congressional District of Tennessee visits Upperman with gifts.


U. S. Representative for Tennessee's 6th District Diane Black presented surplus copies of books from the Library of Congress to Upperman High School' Media Center. Each book has the Library of Congress stamp in the inside cover of the book. Any extra copies of items are made available to other federal agencies and are then donated to educational institutions, public bodies and nonprofit tax-exempt organizations in the United States. Representative Black has been visiting schools in Tennessee's 6th Congressional District delivering the surplus books.
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. It houses more than 158 million items on approximately 838 miles of bookshelves which include more than 36 million books and other printed materials, 3.5 million recordings, 13.7 million photographs, 5.5 million maps, 6.7 million pieces of sheet music and 69 million manuscripts. Approximately 15,000 items are received and 12,000 items are added to the collections each working day. Nearly half of the Library's book and collections are in some 470 languages.

Pictured L-R: Melanie Wattenbarger, Upperman Media Specialist, U. S. Representative Diane Black, and Assistant Principal Terry Darnell.

ACT Challenge

Upperman students and faculty have formed 13 ACT Challenge teams for this school year. Each week a challenge is assigned for students to complete and report to their team coach by 11:00 a.m. each Friday. Each student who completes the challenge is rewarded the following week on Tuesday during advisory. The team competition is based on the highest percentage of team members completing the challenge.

Little Caesars, Wal Mart, and McDonalds have made donations for the awards for ACT Challenge winners.
The teams are:
Delk Dynasty
Denny Dynamites
The FACTors
Knotty Scottys
Maynard's Angry Nerds
Super Sherrells
Team Garrett
The Great Whites
The Sting Rays