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John S. Battle Students Honor Black History Month 03-05-2015

Young men and women stand in front of a projector screen.On Tuesday, February 3, John S. Battle High School students from Ms. Jennifer Daniel's AP English 11 classes and Ms. Sarah Sanders' Dual Enrollment US History classes attend the first installment of the Eyes on the Prize documentary series.

First Graders at Greendale Have a Bubbling Good Time in Science! 03-04-2015

A mint green, foamy substance appears to be bubbling up and out of a container sitting  on a student desk in a classroom during an experiment.During our study of matter, Greendale 1st graders had the excitement of watching a glove be blown up with vinegar and baking soda. It was amazing to watch the glove suddenly take on a life of its own as a result of the gas being produced from the reaction of the vinegar and baking soda. That wasn’t the most exciting part of our experiments.

Damascus Middle School’s FFA Wins Contest! 03-04-2015

A group of students stand in the Agriscience classroom.The newly-formed Damascus Middle School branch of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) recently took first place at the Plant Science Career Development Event held at Holston High School.

WCS Announces Kindergarten Registration and Preschool Screenings 03-03-2015

Kindergarten Registration will be held at all seven elementary schools in Washington County, Virginia on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 12:00-6:00 pm. Children who will be 5 years of age by September 30, 2015 are eligible for kindergarten enrollment. During registration, all children will be screened for instructional needs.

HPES Kindergarten Students are Building a Strong Community! 03-03-2015

A group of children standing with a adults.On Monday, November 24th, High Point Elementary Kindergarten welcomed community helpers into their classrooms. We had a vast array of helpers.

Holston Agriculture Teacher Competes at the National Level 03-03-2015

A female teacher stands beside a Future Farmers of America banner in her shop.HHS Agriculture Teacher Sarah Scyphers recently competed in the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet in San Diego, California. Scyphers, who won at the state level last month, went on to the national competition to face off against her peers from all over the country.

Meadowview Elementary Fourth Grade Student Honored for DAR Essay 03-02-2015

A child with glasses on hold an American flag and her essay.Congratulations to Justice K. from fourth grade. Justice has been awarded an honorable mention in the fourth grade DAR essay contest with her work on "What the Flag of the United States Means to Me".

March 7 Concert to Benefit CTE Center’s SkillsUSA Chapter 03-02-2015

The Washington County Career and Technical Education Center’s SkillsUSA Chapter will host Phoenix Recording Artist, Brad Puckett, in concert March 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Abingdon High School auditorium.

Third Graders at GES Experienced a Barter/STEM Kind of Day 02-27-2015

Third grade boy wearing a blue and orange football jersey sits at a student desk working on a project with objects that look like pens.Greendale Elementary third graders had a fabulous time watching “Jingle All the Way” at the Barter Theatre, especially with the play’s message of working as a team, being willing to listen to suggestions for improvement, and realizing that each individual has his or her own personal strengths and weaknesses…and that’s okay!

Glade Spring Middle School GATE Embarks on an Adventure 02-26-2015

A group of students stands on a staircase.Glade Spring Middle School sixth graders in the GATE program recently traveled to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee to visit the Titanic Museum and Ripley’s Aquarium. At the Titanic Museum, the students were taken on a tour led by "actual" passengers from the ship! The guides told the students why they were on the ship and what had happened to them.

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