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The Soup's On at Abingdon Elementary 02-28-2017

A group of student in line for food.The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo was the inspiration for a soup tasting event for Mrs. Campbell’s and Mrs. Smiley’s 5 th grade Language Arts students.

High Point Kindergarten Celebrates 100 Days of School 02-24-2017

A group students in costumes.High Point Elementary kindergarten students were extremely excited to come to school on the 100th day of school.  They were so excited they aged more than 90 years overnight!  Students came dressed as if they were 100 years old.

Holston’s Hayden L. Takes 5th at State Wrestling Tournament 02-22-2017

Wrestlers standing on a podium.Junior Hayden L., a third year wrestler at Holston High School, acquitted herself well at the State Wrestling Finals in Salem, Virginia.  Hayden, who wrestles in the 105 lb. weight class, fought her way to a 5th place finish. With an impressive 35-17 record for the year, her statistics served notice that she was a force to be taken seriously.

High Point Second Grade Students Make Native American Housing Projects 02-21-2017

A second grade student presents her Powhatan longhouse made from tree bark and mosses.

High Point Elementary’s second graders demonstrated their knowledge of Native American Housing with handmade projects of tee pees, pueblos, and longhouses. Students created and presented replicas of the homes the Powhatan, Pueblo, and Lakota tribes would have lived in.

V.I.E.S. Third Graders "Love" Math 02-20-2017

Students holding candy hearts.Valley Institute 3rd graders learned how much they LOVED math!  Students celebrated the Valentine holiday with candy hearts math activities.

RVES The Escape Classroom 02-17-2017

Students holding signs.Students in Mrs. Smith's 3rd grade math class have been studying area and perimeter.  To finish off the unit students competed against each other in "The Escape Classroom." 

Patrick Henry High School Gives Back During Homecoming Week 02-16-2017

Girl and boy stand on gym floor.On Thursday, February 9th, Patrick Henry crowned the 2017 Winter Homecoming Queen and King. Sydney C. and Jarrett A. led the way fundraising $2,320.46 and $600 respectively. Students adopted the homecoming theme “PHHS Gives Back” and “#REBELSTRONG” focusing fundraising efforts on need-based charities and organizations within our community.

Greendale Elementary School Makes History 02-14-2017

Colonial dressed kindergarten students.Greendale Elementary students recently created a Living History Timeline, stretching from times of Ancient Civilizations all the way to the Civil Rights Movement. Students in Preschool - 5th grades dressed as historical figures or groups and demonstrated their knowledge of the contributions of these great leaders to our country’s history.

MES Kindergarten Class Creates Valentine Day Books 02-13-2017

A group of students sitting on a floor holding up books.On Thursday February 9th students in Ms. Hockett's kindergarten class wrote some very special Valentine Day books for some special residents of a rest home. Last fall a student from Emory and Henry College worked with Ms. Hockett's students three or four times.

High Point Fifth Graders are Inspired! 02-10-2017

A group of students holding books.Students in Ms. Campbell’s 5th grade class at High Point Elementary School just completed a novel study on How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor. The novel is a heartwarming and inspiring book about life and how two siblings bond over a dog named Willy.