Wallace Middle School brought a new club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), to life for its students on August 27, 2015. Sixth grade teacher, Mrs. Brittni Haderer, and FCA representative, Steve Kinder, are excited to see the positive influences this club could have on our school.
Watauga Elementary School kicked off its 6th annual One School One Book on Monday, September 14th. Our book for this year is Frindle by Andrew Clements. It is about a fifth grader named Nick Allen who invents a new word for pen, "frindle," and gets all his friends to use the new word, to the dismay of his language arts teacher, Mrs. Granger. Our assembly began with a funny skit using made up words.
The Washington County SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE meets four times a year. Meetings are open to the public. The advisory committee solicits viewpoints and suggestions from parents of students with disabilities and other interested persons for consideration. A meeting will be held on Tuesday October 6, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held in the top floor conference room at the Annex building.
Several eighth grade band students at Glade Spring Middle School are taking advantage of a new opportunity this fall. With the formation of “Rebel Regiment Cadets”, a junior varsity marching band, students perform along with the Patrick Henry High School band at home football games and local parades.
Thursday, September 10th, was our first 2015-2016 Story Time Class. We are learning numbers, shapes, and colors this year. As always, we include other fun activities along the way - keep up to date by checking our calendar on our NEW and IMPROVED website http://kidzplace.wcs.k12.va.us .
Third Graders at Valley Institute have been working really hard! Students were given an assignment to create a name for a special new drink! They were then asked to design their own label for this brand new drink.
Kayelyn H., won the Virginia State Food City Best Bagger Competition that was held at Food City on Euclid Avenue September 12. She competed against 30 other baggers across the state and will now advance to the next level in Las Vegas.
On Tuesday, September 15, students of the Damascus Middle School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter attended the Washington County Fair Livestock Judging Contest with schools from all over the surrounding counties. This is the first year that Damascus Middle School has participated in livestock judging.
High Point Elementary Third Grade Students Study Fact Families! Students in Mrs. Miller's and Mrs. Ratliff’s third grade math classes have been learning about related facts. They used their names to create their very own name fact family.
In anticipation for our One School, One Book in October first grade teacher Ms. Jennifer Cole used her talents to get the children excited about “The One and Only Ivan”. The drawing is displayed in the library along with the book and a picture of the baby gorilla that the school adopted.
First grade students at Watauga Elementary School have started off their year in music class with lots of successful rhythm activities. First students reviewed their vocabulary word rhythm which is the long and short sounds and silences in music.
A crowd of fans turned out for the 2015 PTA Open House to meet the Rebels and kick off a new school year! Students participating in volleyball, football, band, and golf were introduced to parents, grandparents, and teachers. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the school and these young athletes. GO REBELS!