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HHS Students Attend Conservation Youth Summit 03-21-2017

Teenages students hovering over a table.On Saturday, March 11th, the Earth Science and Geology students from Holston High School attended the 3rd Annual Clinch River Youth Summit in Lebanon. While they were there, the students learned about determining water quality, protecting riparian buffers, determining pollination cycles, and conducting sustainable agriculture.

Third Graders at Valley Institute Met Royalty! 03-21-2017

Students are standing and smiling.Third grade students at Valley Institute Elementary met royalty this week! Cameron Smith is a product of Washington County Schools and the current Miss Virginia Highlands title holder for the Miss America Organization.

Wallace Middle School Students Celebrate Tobacco-Free Spirit Day 03-17-2017

Two girls are pictured with tobacco-free certificates.Students at Wallace Middle School celebrated Tobacco-Free Spirit Day on Thursday, February 16.  Tobacco-Free Spirit Day is a day to celebrate school divisions across Virginia that have committed to being tobacco and e-cigarette free.

Damascus Middle School Hosts “Dinner and a Book” Event 03-17-2017

A group of students sitting with books.The Damascus Middle School Library, C-TREC (Creeper Trail Ride to End Cancer), and Mrs. Blackburn’s seventh-grade English students teamed up to host a “Meet the Author” ‘Dinner and a Book’” event on Tuesday, February 28.

Abingdon Elementary Dresses Up for Read across America! 03-17-2017

A child in a costume.March 2, 2017 was Read across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. However, when we “read across America” there are many beloved characters besides a Lorax or a certain Cat in his hat!

Watauga Elementary School Taking an In-Depth Look at the Way a Plant Grows 03-16-2017

3 girls dissecting a flower.Mrs. Covington's 4th grade classes participated in a Science investigation to learn about plants. After introducing the parts of a flower, students were given the tools necessary to dissect lilies, roses, and daffodils.

AHS Students Participate in Local Art Show 03-16-2017

A girl standing next to her artwork.Abingdon High School Art Students participated in the Artistic Excellence Competition art show with art teacher, Mrs. Anderson, art teacher at Abingdon High School. The art show was held on March 5 th at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

4-H Presentations at Meadowview Elementary 03-16-2017

A group of students in an auditorium.Meadowview Elementary 4-H Members held their annual Presentation and Public Speaking program.

Students at High Point Elementary School Dive into Literature 03-16-2017

A group of students working on a drawing together.Fourth grade students at High Point Elementary recently finished the book Blood on the River by Elise Carbone. Upon completion of the novel, students were asked to complete a character analysis project.

A Special Guest Visits MES for Read Across America 03-14-2017

A dog with a hat on in front of 4 children.Second grade students at Meadowview Elementary School enjoyed a special treat when Harriet Ray, Susan Johnston and Shadow came to read to their classrooms during Read Across America Week.

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