News Article Index

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Bloodmobile Makes Return Trip to HHS 02-09-2017

A female lays outstretched on a gurney.Holston High School has established itself as a major donor hub for blood donations.  On Monday, January 16, 2017, the Future Business Leaders of America sponsored the spring blood drive.  Student volunteers and donors were treated to breakfast that morning.

Watauga Elementary School Names Its Teacher of the Year 02-08-2017

A teacher standing in front of a classroom of students.Watauga Elementary is proud to have named second grade teacher, Shirley Hibbitts, as our Teacher of the Year. When selecting a teacher of the year, Mrs. Hibbitts is an obvious choice.  A college professor once said, “What it takes to be a good teacher is to be firm, fair, and consistent.”  Mrs. Hibbitts is all of those and more.

Identifying Disabled Children 02-06-2017

The Washington County Public School System provides a Free and Appropriate Public Education for all identified eligible disabled students, ages 2 to 21, residing within Washington County.  Please see .

GSMS 8th Grade Student Takes FIrst Place 02-06-2017

Girl standing in front of a book shelf.Each year the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has their annual essay contest for students in grades 5-8. The 2016 – 2017 essay contest topic was “Celebrating a Century: America's National Parks”.

Culinary II Student Earns Scholarship to Johnson & Wales University 02-02-2017

A girl holding up a letter and smiling.Karisma M. was selected as the recipient of a scholarship to attend Johnson & Wales University in Florida.  Karisma's academic record and personal accomplishments earned her this distinguished award.  She will be living on campus and officially becomes a JWU Wildcat in May!

WES Snowy Day Recess 02-01-2017

A group of children displaying their projects.So, what do you do when the weather outside is frightful, but recess still needs to be delightful? You create fractions on geoboards of course! Don't be fooled.


The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. If school is not in session on that day, the meeting will be rescheduled for a later date.The meeting will be held in the top floor conference room of the Annex Building.  The meeting is open to the public. Questions regarding the meeting may be directed to Connie Phillips, Supervisor of Special Education at 739-3041.

Holston High School Band Attends Canadian Brass Concert 01-31-2017

A group of musicians performing on stage.On Thursday, January 19, 2017 the Holston High School Band traveled to the McGlothlin Center for the Arts and listened to a concert by the Canadian Brass. The ensemble is considered by many to be to be the world’s foremost brass ensemble.

WCCTEC Grace Healthcare Program 01-27-2017

Several students interacting with Grace Healthcare residents. On December 15, the students and staff from the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center welcomed  the residents of Grace Healthcare by presenting their annual "Christmas with Grace" Program.

McGlothlin Award Finalist at Meadowview Elementary School 01-26-2017

A man holding a cake and smiling.Mr. Tim Kilbourne, a fourth grade Math Teacher at Meadowview Elementary, has made it to the finalist stage for the 2017 McGlothlin Award Teaching Excellence.