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2 boys standing in front of a dry erase board while holding notebooks.Fourth grade students in Mrs. Richardson’s Virginia Studies Class participated in a wall station scavenger hunt to review Virginia Geography and First Americans.

Students holding a check and a poster.The students at Rhea Valley Elementary are doing their part to help those affected by the recent hurricanes. The Gifted and Talented Education students at Rhea Valley Elementary coordinated a school-wide campaign to collect donations for the American Red Cross for hurricane relief.

A student in a car wearing goggles.Tim Burnette with State Farm insurance and Kristin Pettway with Drive Smart VA came to JSB to allow students to see the risks of drinking and driving as well as texting and driving.

A drawing of a character with yellow hair, blue nose, 1 orange eye, 1 green eye, and smiling.Who is Willie MacGurkle?  No one really knows.  However, students in Mrs. Duncan’s fourth grade Language Arts class, at Meadowview Elementary School, have a couple of inferences as to who he might be.

A drawn poster memorializing September 11, 2001.Eighth grade students at Wallace Middle School commemorated the events of 9/11 by participating in activities throughout the day. Students were given an assignment to interview an adult and ask them to share their memories about September 11th.

Seven students pose along a wall.Seven of Holston High School’s Chorus students auditioned on Monday, September 11th, and were chosen to be a part of the 2017 Highlands Honors Choir.

A group of students posing with a teacher.Fourth and Fifth Grade Students were selected by their teachers as Greendale Champions of Respect.

Kids in a lunchroom eating corn.Meadowview Elementary School Preschoolers helped prepare vegetables for lunch last week.

Students with messy hands using liquids in science class.Fifth graders at AES have been having fun learning about states of matter. They have been observing and investigating matter changing between solids, liquids, and gases. They even watched teachers demonstrate changing gas to solid and solid to liquid to gas to plasma and back!

A mouse sitting on a motorcycle with a crowd in the background.

Watauga Elementary School introduced the new OSOB (One School One Book) this year, The Mouse and the Motorcycle. To celebrate the new book, Watauga had community involvement from a local motorcycle club.

Boy in wheelchair bowing below flag.Greendale Lions prepare for each day by being respectful, responsible, and ready to learn!  Depending on the day, this preparation happens in big ways and small ways, loud ways and quiet ways, alone or in a group.

A group of students with their project.Fifth grade students in Miss Williams' class at High Point Elementary School learned how to order decimals from least to greatest and then got to put their skills to use with race tracks!

Family Life Education videos to be used during the 2017-2018 school year will be available for public review on Thursday, October 5 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Abingdon High School Library.

Three students are pictured in front of a green ribbon.The Wallace Middle School SCA (Student Council Association) officers and representatives have been selected for the 2017-2018 school year. Students chosen as representatives of the SCA are responsible for helping with the organization and management of student activities throughout the year.

Students are in a 10' x10' room with VR headsets.Virginia Tech’s Department of Computer Science, the Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology, Advanced Research Computing, and the Center for Space Engineering and Research Institute (Space@VT) graciously hosted twenty-one WCCTEC CISCO students on 19 September. Mr. Randy Woodward’s CISCO class was exposed to a horizon of possibilities from each of the departmental presentations.

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