News Article Index

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Wallace Students Win the Design and Engineering Competition in the Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl 04-11-2017

Five students holding a large check.Five Wallace Middle School students, Alexis C., Parker G., Alex J., Sydney L., and Rachael S., traveled with their coaches to Newport News to represent southwest Virginia in the Regional Science Bowl Competition at the event at Jefferson Lab on March 4. The teams spent the morning in a series of fast-paced round robin matches. Questions covered topics ranging from mathematics and general science to physical science, Earth and space, life science and energy.

Glade Spring Middle School Opens Chromebook Cafe 04-10-2017

Five girls sitting at a table smiling.Instructional Technology Teacher, Tammy Martin has opened the “Chromebook Cafe” at Glade Spring Middle School. The cafe opened its doors on April 6th to seventh graders who had made prior “reservations” to attend the cafe during their exploratory period.

Watauga Elementary Annual Spring Art Show 04-06-2017

A group of children displaying their awards.On Thursday, March 16th, Watauga Elementary held its 5th Annual Spring Art Show, showcasing Preschool through fifth grade students.

High Point Preschool Students Make Science Real! 04-05-2017

Children experiment at a table.The Preschool students at High Point are making real science during center time.  The students this week explored mixtures by experimenting with oil and water.

WCCTEC Students Enroute to 2017 SkillsUSA State Competition! 04-04-2017

WCCTEC recently completed the District 8 Skills USA competitions.  WCCTEC has  nineteen students eligible to compete at the state level.  The state SkillsUSA competitions will be held in Fredericksburg, VA on April 28-29.


Washington County VA Public Schools has prepared a Special Education Annual Plan and Applications for Part B Flow-Through and Part B Early Childhood Special Education Grant funds for the 2017-2018 school year.  This plan and applications are available for public review and comment at the School Board Annex at 220 Stanley Street-Upper Level, Abingdon, VA from April 1 through May 1, 2017 during normal business hours.  Please contact the Office of Special Services to view or submit comments at 276-739-3041.  The plan and applications will be presented to the School Board on Monday, May 1, 2017

The Greendale Elementary Choir Spring Events 04-03-2017

Choir students performing on stage.The Greendale Elementary Choir is gearing up for some exciting spring events this semester.  The choir recently performed for Greendale’s Academic Review, where teachers and administrators from across the county got to hear the choir showcase their hard work.  As a result of this performance, the Greendale Choir was invited to sing at a meeting of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents on April 26th.

St. Patrick's Day with Meadowview Elementary Kindergarten 03-31-2017

A group of children holding green boxes.On St. Patrick's Day, MES Kindergarteners try to catch a tricky leprechaun. Students built traps at home out of a variety of materials.

Rhea Valley Elementary Celebrates Art Month 03-31-2017

Two boys holding their art work.Rhea Valley Elementary artists, Landon S.  and Matthew B. ,of the 5th grade, knew right away what they wanted to create out of clay in the art room this year.  Deer and nature themes have been consistent throughout Landon's art career at RVES and Mrs. Compton, the art teacher, can recall Matthew incorporating tractors and farm scenes into most art projects as far back as Kindergarten.

Third Grade Inventors at High Point Elementary 03-31-2017

A boy showing his project.High Point third grade students became inventors by creating a compound machine to help make work easier. They needed to find a problem or a situation that needed to be improved.