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A group of students are posing for a picture in a library.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.

Four teachers standing together.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.

Band students sitting in the stands at PHHSSeveral 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.

Young boy puts stickers on paper.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 .

A little girl standing in front of a projector screen.First graders are learning about the past, present, and future. Today, we are learning about houses in the past, present, and future while having fun with a Smart Board activity.

Seven third grade students hold up their newly named and labeled drink cans.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.

A collage of pictures with a Pepsi banner in the middle.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.

basket full of decorated applesRhea Valley received the honor of being named Grand Champion for the "Washington County Schools Produce Great Students" display at the fair.

 A group of students poses together inside a barn.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.

Family Life Education videos to be used during the 2015-2016 school year will be available for public review on Tuesday, September 29  from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Abingdon High School Library.

A group of students sitting at a table.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.

A poster of a gorilla and book title "The One and Only Ivan"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.

Students sit in a circle.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.

GSMS students participating in sports standing in the gym.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!

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