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1 to 1 Chromebook Initiative

Washington County Schools is proud to announce our 1 to 1 Chromebook Initiative for all 8th and 9th graders for the 2016-2017 school.  All 8th and 9th grade students will be issued Hewlett-Packard Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition devices at no charge.  These devices will be integrated into classrooms in our middle and high schools. 

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A group of students stand in front of their Keys to Success bulletin board.Student Advisory is an important part of the WMS curriculum.  During the first meeting of the school year the students met in groups with a faculty member to discuss the Wallace Middle School Trojan Creed.

A man and a group of children sitting on the floor.High Point Elementary’s second grade students got the 2016-2017 school year off to a great start!  WCYB’s meteorologist, Chris Michaels came to speak to the children about all things weather-related.

A group of high school chorus members pose.Auditions were held on Monday, September 12th at John Battle High School for the Highlands Honors Choir.  The honors choir---formerly known as the All-County Chorus---was made up of a select group of singers chosen from the county’s four high schools.  Fifteen HHS students auditioned and twelve made the cut as choir members or alternates.

AES Kindergarten students display their favorite colors.Abingdon Elementary School Kindergarten has been working hard to learn their colors and color words.  All the students and teachers have been wearing clothes with the color of the day with us to help us reinforce the beautiful colors.

Children standing in a circle.Third grade students from Watauga Elementary attended Conservation Camp at Sugar Hollow Park on September 7.

A girl standing with a lamb.Carrie A. was "crowned" Novice Showmanship Champion this weekend at the Russell County Fair. Showmanship judges the exhibitor's ability to handle and present their animal rather than the quality of the animal. Carrie's class was tough.

Two children reading a book together.High Point Elementary School first graders have already "taken charge" of their reading success.  Thanks to the hard working teachers, students and families, our HPES first graders started the year ready to rock the books!

Student working on bar graph with crayon colors and M&Ms.While studying about graphs, Greendale Elementary 1st grade students were able to eat as they worked.  Each student was given a coffee filter with M & Ms in it with a bar graph to complete.

Three students playing Bingo in a cafeteria.In celebration of the “Battle at Bristol” to be held the next day, Damascus Middle School held the “Battle at DMS” on Friday, September 9.  Students, faculty, and staff donned their University of Tennessee or Virginia Tech apparel and played Bingo during their lunch blocks.

A lady wearing a white shirt and glasses is pictured resting her hand on her cheek.On April 8, Liz Phillips (English 8 and World Geography) received an email message from Dena Harrison, Program Coordinator of the Association for Middle Level Education, congratulating her on being selected as a presenter at the 43rd Annual Conference for Middle Level Education in Austin, Texas, October 9-12, 2016.

Mrs. Terry's Students Learn with Marshmallows!4th Grade students at HPES in Mrs. Terry’s math class are learning about place value! Students participated in a hands on learning activity using marshmallows, fruit loops and coffee stirrers to show different place values.

A group of students pose wearing white pharmacy coats.Katie B., a 2013 graduate of the Washington County Career and Technical Center’s Pharmacy Technician Program, received her white coat at an initiation ceremony on August 19th.

A girl guides her sheep during a show.Damascus Middle School eighth-grader Kay Leigh H. has lots of experience with animals; in fact, she has spent most of her life raising animals on her farm in Damascus.

A group of students and two adults are pictured in a television news room.Wallace Middle School has started its own school news broadcast called the Trojan Buzz!  Each morning the Trojan Buzz news team live streams the morning announcements to the entire school and community.

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