News Article Index

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Abingdon Elementary School Fifth Graders Visit the Biltmore! 11-28-2017

Students posing in front of the Biltmore estate.On November 3, 2017 the Abingdon Elementary Fifth Graders took a field trip to The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC as a culminating activity to their novel study of Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty.

Holston Band Recognized With High Honor at Competition 11-27-2017

Teenaged band members assemble in a room.On Saturday, November 4, 2017 the Holston High School Marching Cavaliers traveled to Salem, VA to compete in the Virginia Marching Band Championships.

Vocabulary Forest at Wallace Middle School 11-21-2017

Two cheerleaders looking at a vocabulary project.Sandwiched between School Spirit Week and the  Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, Wallace Middle School eighth-graders created roots and affixes trees in English class.

Computer Science Classes Excite Students at Meadowview and Rhea Valley Elementary Schools 11-21-2017

Elementary students sitting at computers.Meadowview and Rhea Valley Elementary Schools are using’s K-5 Intro to Computer Science course to introduce students to computer science.

Watauga Elementary School: Ralph Rides 11-21-2017

Students sitting around their projects.Second graders at Watauga Elementary recently completed a STEM activity for "The Mouse and The Motorcycle", this year's One School One Book project. Students planned, designed, and created a "mouse size" form of transportation.

Larimer Bucks Come to Patrick Henry High School 11-21-2017

Man standing and holding custom paper money.Congratulations to Mr. Thomas Larimer at Patrick Henry High School. He received an award for Financial Education Teacher of the Quarter from the Virginia Credit Union.

John S. Battle Floriculture Team placed 5th overall in the National Event 11-17-2017

Students standing in FFA letters.The week of October 25-29, John S. Battle Floriculture Team competed in the National Floriculture Contest. This event was held in conjunction with the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Greendale Elementary School: Come to Tea 11-17-2017

Students posing with a woman dressed in victorian clothes and 2 rugby players in their uniforms.Come to tea...Mrs. O’Neill’s reading group read a story about a spider who was inviting insects to come to tea. The students knew that the spider was just trying to lure them into her web as her meal!

Holston Art Class Features Seasonal Murals 11-17-2017

A group of students stand by a mural.Holston High School’s Art classes have launched a brand new project.  The class will be doing a mural to help decorate the wall outside the classroom. The mural will represent both seasonal and interesting current themes.  To kick off the year, the class painted the phases of the recent eclipse.

Washington County Career and Technical Education Center SRO and AHS Nurse Complete 42nd Marine Corps Marathon 11-16-2017

A man and woman posing with their medals.On Sunday, October 22, 2017, thirty-thousand runners took part in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). Among the thirty-thousand were two of Washington County’s own: WCCTEC School Resource Officer and Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy, Billy Nichols and his wife, Abingdon High School’s School Nurse, Paula Nichols.