News Article Index

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Red Ribbon Week at Wallace Middle School 01-12-2017

Several female students are wearing tie dye clothing.“Respect Yourself, Be Drug and Bully Free” was the Wallace Middle School Red Ribbon theme this year. Student Ambassadors kicked off Red Ribbon Week by attaching a red ribbon to every locker.

WES Warm Feet Are Happy Feet 01-11-2017

Students dancing at a sock hop.Watauga Elementary School GATE students recently sponsored a school-wide Sock Hop to gather donations for a community service project which provided 470 pairs of warm socks to the homeless across our area.

High Point Elementary Preschool Students Munch Learning! 01-11-2017

A group of children sitting in the floor in front of a teacher.The preschool students at High Point Elementary are busy learning all alphabet letters and sounds.  Students are learning their letters through many small group literacy stations.

Delegate Israel O'Quinn Visits Glade Spring Middle School 01-10-2017

A man, a woman, and a boy holding a flag.Delegate Israel O'Quinn recently visited Glade Spring Middle School and presented the school with a new state flag.

Washington County Schools Holds Annual Spelling Bee 01-06-2017

4 people standing on a stage smiling.On Tuesday, December 15, 2016 spelling bee winners from the seven elementary schools competed in the annual elementary school spellingbee.

Willy Wonka fun at Valley Institute 01-05-2017

Students are watching a video summary.Students in Miss Holman's third grade class at Valley Institute Elementary have been immersed in the wonderful world of Willy Wonka.  To accompany a novel study of the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, students completed and presented projects from a choice board based on their learning styles.

Talented Holston Students Selected For District Chorus 01-04-2017

8 high school students stand by a wall.In November, auditions were held for both the Junior and the Senior District Chorus.   Holston High School students stood out at these events.  Eight HHS choral members were ultimately selected for the elite group that includes the best singers in Virginia’s District 7.

WES Christmas Time's A-Coming! 12-21-2016

A group of children performing in a school gym.Watauga Elementary's fifth grade students performed their Christmas program on December 8, 2016.  The students sang some of their favorite Christmas songs and read winter poems.

High Point Student Goes “Hollywood” 12-20-2016

A little boy holding a shopping cart dressed in winter clothes.High Point Elementary School has their very own movie star!  Miller R. is a second grader who had an opportunity of a lifetime when he and his mother were chosen as extras for the film “Believe” that was filmed, in part, in downtown Bristol.

Damascus Middle School Gives to Others 12-20-2016

"Bearded" students posing with teacher.During this holiday season, Damascus Middle School students, faculty, and staff participated in several activities to give gifts to others who are not as fortunate as we are.  During the month of October, we voted with money in the Beard-Grower contest, a contest in which we chose which male staff member we most wanted to grow a beard!

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