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Have you Herd? 10-22-2014

A wagon and a wooden cow are on display.For the second year in succession, the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) collected the Grand Champion Prize at the Washington County Fair during the week of September 8-13th. An outstanding collaborative effort between a variety of CTE Center departments and CTE Center students resulted in the success of the final product. 

Reading, It's in the Bag! 10-22-2014

A male student in a green Old Navy shirt holds his bag.Seventh grade students in Mrs. Phillips' and Mrs. O'Dell's English classes have experienced a book report in a whole new way.  Students were assigned to read a novel and do nothing else. 

Damascus Middle School Celebrates Students who “Dare to be Different!” 10-22-2014

A group of students holding certificates stands against a wall.Damascus Middle School Students of Character for the months of August and September were selected because they “dare to be different!”  

Valley Fourth Grade Visits The Muster Grounds 10-21-2014

A man in uniform is surrounded  by a group of students Valley Institute’s fourth-grade students were recently able to experience a trip to the Muster Grounds in Abingdon. While in attendance students were able to learn about the mustering of the Overmountain Men and their journey to the Battle of King’s Mountain during the Revolutionary War.  

HHS Freshmen Learn Teamwork at River's Way 10-21-2014

Twelve students are standing in a line with ropes and climbing gear.  An adult guide is in front of them giving them instructions.River's Way Outdoor Adventure Park in Bluff City, Tennessee hosted a selected group of Holston High School Freshmen at their facility.  Director Bryan Ulrich led the students on the "high ropes course", which takes students between sixty to seventy feet above the ground. 

Kindergarten Students at Meadowview Elementary are Spreading the "Aloha Spirit". 10-21-2014

Two kindergarten students from Meadowview Elementary sit at a table in front of a bowl, ready for their Hawaiian treat.Students in Mrs. McKinney's kindergarten class have been celebrating the Hawaiian culture with a fellow student from that area. They are learning and practicing phrases such as "Aloha" (hello/welcome) and "Mahalo" (thank you).

High Point Students Make Global Connections 10-20-2014

High Point Elementary School Fifth Graders Stand With Teacher.Fifth grade students at High Point Elementary sent letters, once again, to their pen pals in Copey, Costa Rica.  After receiving letters from their friends at the Copey Learning Center, students planned their writing and discussed questions and issues they hope to address as they continue communicating throughout the year.  

Greendale Elementary: It was a Dirty Job, but Somebody Had to Do It! 10-20-2014

Five children stand in a parking lot with a large dog costumed character from the adoption program.On Saturday, Sept. 20th, members of the Greendale Elementary PTO and various students joined forces with Tractor Supply of Bristol, VA for "Dog Days".  

Damascus Middle School Students Hear Timely Message about Internet Safety 10-20-2014

An adult talks to a group of students about a slide on a PowerPoint presentation.On Wednesday, October 1, Detective Jamie Blevins with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office visited Damascus Middle School to present an Internet Safety Program to students. 

Damascus Middle School Agriscience Students are involved in Garden Project! 10-17-2014

Students pose next to a raised bed.Students in Mrs. Mary Rhudy’s eighth-grade Agriscience class recently created a raised-bed garden near the outdoor classroom.  The students learned that, although most vegetable gardening is done during the spring and summer, some vegetables are hardy late-season growers!  

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