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AES Kindergarteners Learn About Community Helpers 10-24-2016

Community Helpers.Abingdon Elementary School Kindergarteners have been learning about community helpers.  We’ve talked about jobs and the tools each job requires.  We thought about what we want to be when we grow up and talked with our families and classmates about our choice.

Service Learning Day at GSMS 10-21-2016

285 students and teachers standing wearing blue t-shirts.Students at Glade Spring Middle School left their classrooms Friday and spent the day learning about and providing service to their community. The annual event, now in its seventh year involved 285 students, teachers, sponsors, and volunteers.

Meadowview Girl Scout Troop 332 helps Belize 10-20-2016

Girl Scout Troop 332 from Meadowview, VA collected dolls for their 2016 service project.  The dolls will be going to Belize to an organization called the Heart House.  The dolls will be sent along with other toys by Kingsway Baptist Church and their mission group located in Bristol, VA.  The mission goes to Belize the week after Thanksgiving to read and pray with the children and families that are a part of the Heart House.  The parents will be able to purchase items for a very small fee for their children’s Christmas Gifts.

Watauga Knows Who Eats Whom 10-19-2016

Food chain project by a WES third grader.Third grade students at Watauga Elementary School have spent the first nine weeks of school studying life systems and habitats. As part of that study, they learned about food chains. How many of you know what a producer, consumer, and decomposer are?

High Point Fifth Graders Know Even, Odd, Prime, or Composite Numbers 10-18-2016

HPES Fifth Grade Students Display their Work on Numbers.Fifth grade students at High Point Elementary School have been learning a lot in math. Students thought they knew everything about even and odd numbers-until they started experimenting to find out what happens when you add even and odd numbers together in different combinations.

GES Running Strong 10-17-2016

A group of students standing together on a hillside.Greendale's Run Club is back up for their third year! With over forty students in grades 3-5, run club participants meet once a week for ninety minutes to prepare for a local 5k to be run on December 10th.

The "Real" Battle at Bristol was at Valley Institute! 10-14-2016

Students are working using Chromebooks.The fifth graders squared off by picking a team!  Ms. Harman and Mr. Asbury led the Vols and Ms. Stepp led the Hokies.  Students earned points by completing assignments, solving word problems, and building ramps.

Abingdon FFA Members Compete at Virginia State Fair 10-13-2016

A group of students standing and holding their ribbons.Several members of the Abingdon FFA chapter competed in various contests at the Virginia State Fair held in Doswell, Virginia.  The Tractor Troubleshooting Contest was held on September 23, 2016 and FFA members Bailey J. and Canan L. qualified to compete at the state contest by placing first in the area contest.

Holston FBLA Students Participate in Leadership Conference 10-12-2016

High school students stand in front of a college building.On Friday, October 7th, ten students from the Holston High School Future Business Leaders of America Club attended the Fall Leadership Conference at Bluefield College.  The conference featured several different seminars for the students to participate in.  Some of the topics for these workshops included assistance with college admissions, business etiquette, and community service project ideas, as well as many others including a student favorite, FBLA bingo.

Watauga Elementary School is Named One of the Best Schools in the Nation 10-11-2016

Students stand in front of the marquee at Watauga Elementary.U. S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., announced on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 that Watauga Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Watauga Elementary School is one among 279 public and 59 private schools receiving this honor.

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