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Abingdon Elementary Kindergarten Favorite Color Day 09-21-2016

AES Kindergarten students display their favorite colors.Abingdon Elementary School Kindergarten has been working hard to learn their colors and color words.  All the students and teachers have been wearing clothes with the color of the day with us to help us reinforce the beautiful colors.

Learning Science Hands On! 09-20-2016

Children standing in a circle.Third grade students from Watauga Elementary attended Conservation Camp at Sugar Hollow Park on September 7.


A girl standing with a lamb.Carrie A. was "crowned" Novice Showmanship Champion this weekend at the Russell County Fair. Showmanship judges the exhibitor's ability to handle and present their animal rather than the quality of the animal. Carrie's class was tough.

HPES Students are Settling into Good Books! 09-14-2016

Two children reading a book together.High Point Elementary School first graders have already "taken charge" of their reading success.  Thanks to the hard working teachers, students and families, our HPES first graders started the year ready to rock the books!

GES 1st Graders Create M&M Graphs 09-13-2016

Student working on bar graph with crayon colors and M&Ms.While studying about graphs, Greendale Elementary 1st grade students were able to eat as they worked.  Each student was given a coffee filter with M & Ms in it with a bar graph to complete.

“Battle at DMS” Results in Lots of Winners 09-12-2016

Three students playing Bingo in a cafeteria.In celebration of the “Battle at Bristol” to be held the next day, Damascus Middle School held the “Battle at DMS” on Friday, September 9.  Students, faculty, and staff donned their University of Tennessee or Virginia Tech apparel and played Bingo during their lunch blocks.

WMS Teacher to Present at AMLE Conference 09-07-2016

A lady wearing a white shirt and glasses is pictured resting her hand on her cheek.On April 8, Liz Phillips (English 8 and World Geography) received an email message from Dena Harrison, Program Coordinator of the Association for Middle Level Education, congratulating her on being selected as a presenter at the 43rd Annual Conference for Middle Level Education in Austin, Texas, October 9-12, 2016.

HPES Marshmallow Math! 09-01-2016

Mrs. Terry's Students Learn with Marshmallows!4th Grade students at HPES in Mrs. Terry’s math class are learning about place value! Students participated in a hands on learning activity using marshmallows, fruit loops and coffee stirrers to show different place values.

CTE Center Pharmacy Tech Graduate Receives Her White Coat at ACP 08-31-2016

A group of students pose wearing white pharmacy coats.Katie B., a 2013 graduate of the Washington County Career and Technical Center’s Pharmacy Technician Program, received her white coat at an initiation ceremony on August 19th.

Damascus Middle School Student is not “Sheepish” about Showing 08-30-2016

A girl guides her sheep during a show.Damascus Middle School eighth-grader Kay Leigh H. has lots of experience with animals; in fact, she has spent most of her life raising animals on her farm in Damascus.