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All parents of school-aged children and youth who receive special education services in Virginia’s schools are encouraged to complete the Virginia Department of Education’s annual Parent Involvement Survey.  This survey is not intended to measure satisfaction with the special education program.  It is designed to determine whether or not the school facilitated parent involvement.  The English and Spanish versions of the survey have been combined into one survey with both languages.

This survey will be available until September 30, 2015. 

Four proud second graders stand near a desk where their spaghetti noodle and marshmallow tower is displayed.The second graders at Valley Institute Elementary kicked off the new school year with a team-building activity.  This activity was just one of the many different Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities the second graders will be participating in throughout the year.

The Greendale Choir had its first rehearsal on Tuesday, August 25th.  Fifty-six 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students crowded onto the stage in the Forum at Greendale to begin rehearsal after school.  Roll was called, procedures gone over, and in no time, singing had begun.  What a talented group of young singers!  Mr. Fore is excited to begin the new year with the Greendale Choir!

Young girl reads with dog next to her.We hope to see you Tuesday, September 1st!!!  Remember to join us the first Tuesday night of each month for our special evening with the Tail Waggin’ Tutors here at the Kidz Place (Title 1 Parent Resource Center).

Three teenage female high school students stand alonf the wall of a school building.Good things are happening this fall at Holston High with the FFA! Morgan K. and Chloe Y. have been accepted into the National FFA Band program for this year's FFA National Convention in Louisville, KY. Ashelyn W. was also accepted into the National FFA Chorus program for the same event.

A group of students poses in front of the DMS News backdrop.The 2015-2016 Damascus Middle School News Crew is keeping the students, faculty, and staff informed through a lively broadcast each morning!

Three Children standing in a hallway.Fifth graders at High Point Elementary School are getting ready for an exciting school year. Students used number sense, math vocabulary, and computation skills to create and solve mystery number riddles.

A teacher standing with her class.

The kindergarteners just keep coming to Abingdon Elementary and we couldn’t be more excited.  On Friday, August 21, we added a fifth Kindergarten class with teacher, Ms. Hankey at the helm.

Two men and a woman stand beside a classroom wall.

Holston High School is proud to welcome three new faculty members to its team.  They are:  Science teacher Joe Smith, Special Education teacher Cyndie Parkin, and Day Treatment counselor Cody Ewing.  All three bring pertinent experience that will help them serve the students well.

One female fourth grade student sits and one male fourth grade student stands while working with a gummy worm, gummy lifesaver and paper clip.The fourth graders at Greendale Elementary School were challenged to save Fred (a gummy worm) from drowning in the lake!  Poor Fred spends his time boating on the lake near his home.  He never learned to swim and he never wears his life preserver.

A group of students sitting together in a classroom.Rhea Valley Elementary School greeted kindergarten through fifth grade students for their first day of school on August 10, 2015.  The faculty and staff at Rhea Valley Elementary School were eager to begin the new school year and were excited to see the students entering the doors Monday morning.

Adults show alphabet cards to children sitting on floor.We are ready and waiting on students, parents, and teachers to visit us.  We have a great year planned and many exciting things for you and your family to check out.  Remember we have lots and lots of books, beginning readers, books on CD, DVDs, phonics and math helps, puzzles, board games, worksheets, frog games, and MORE!  Our NEW WEB SITE is up and running!

A softball team composed of teenage girls stand holding a championship banner.

The Damascus Senior League Softball Team made history this year.  The lineup, which includes several players from Holston High School, went all the way to the Senior League World Series.   The team had epic wins during the district, state, and regional tournaments.  The Regional tournament featured championship teams from several southern states.  Damascus bested Florida’s top team to claim the regional crown.

Children and adult hold parachute and pretend to toss litter to pick up later.We are very excited to announce the unveiling of our NEW AND IMPROVED Kidz Place website.

Washington County Public Schools is proud to announce mySchoolBucks for students lunch payments. There are many helpful features available for parents to ensure their child has funds available for lunch. 

More information about mySchoolBucks can be found by clicking here.

There is also a link to go directly to the mySchoolBucks page under the Parents section of the menu bar.

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