News Article Index

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Olympic Sport Introduced at High Point Elementary 04-16-2015

A girl is throwing a ball with other children standing behind her.Handball, an Olympic Sport was introduced to 4th and 5th graders during P.E. at High Point Elementary School. Students were so excited to learn and play this new game.

DMS Sixth-Grade Chorus Exploratory Class Jazzes it Up! 04-16-2015

A group of students stand behind a piano with a teacher.Under the direction of Mrs. Sue Spirup’s student teacher Mr. Nick Dennis, the sixth-grade Chorus Exploratory class took their audience back to the time of the Great Depression.  Mr.

HHS Students Appear on Nationally Distributed Video 04-16-2015

An adult male with video recording equipment sits across from a male high school student.  He is interviewing the student.On March 25, 2015, Videographer Tom Henwood visited Holston High School to interview students for WISE Financial Literacy.  Henwood was out to discover the methods that the Holston students and their teacher, Joy Munsey, have been using to perform so well on the WISE Financial Literacy Test.

Patrick Henry High School Student Wins 1st Place in VSBA Art Contest 04-15-2015

Shannon L., 11th grade student at Patrick Henry High School, was the 1st Place High School winner in the Virginia School Boards Association Southwest Regional Art Contest held at Carroll County High School on Monday, April 13, 2015. Student art from the elementary, middle and high school levels represented each school division in the competition, which was judged at the regional forum for area school board members.

PHHS AP English 11 and 12 Students Attend A Barter Players Presentation 04-15-2015

People standing in front of a fence.On April 1, 2015, students from Ms. Belcher’s AP English 11 and Ms. Duncan’s AP English 12 classes attended the Barter Players presentation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Before the show, students participated in a mini-workshop, which provided a summary of Hamlet as well as introduced and explained Shakespeare’s use of iambic pentameter.

Wallace Middle School Announces Teacher of the Year 04-15-2015

A lady smiling.Congratulations to Mrs. Lori Carrigan for being named Wallace Middle School Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Carrigan is a very hard-working and dedicated sixth grade math and science teacher.

Watauga Elementary Annual Spring Art Show 04-15-2015

Children grouped together holding up their awards.On Thursday, March 19, 2015, Watauga Elementary held its Annual Spring Art Show, showcasing Pre-k through fifth grade students. Each student at Watauga Elementary chose one piece of art, including ceramics, paintings, prints, and mixed media.

King University Signs Superior Holston Athlete 04-14-2015

A high school student is seated at a table signing a contract to play softball for a college.  Several adult family members and coaches are standing behind her.On Thursday, March 19th, Holston Senior Chelsey W. reached the pinnacle for outstanding high school athletes when she signed to play softball for the King University Lady Tornados in the 2015-16 season. Family, friends, and coaches gathered at the signing ceremony as head coach Lisa Blackburn recalled some of the highlights of Chelsey’s career.

John S. Battle Students Learn about Local History 04-14-2015

Students stand in front of a tree.On March 31, students in Ms. Sarah Sanders’s U.S. history classes traveled to Sugar Hollow Park, to the “Resting Tree,” to learn some local history. The “Resting Tree” was at one time located on the Preston plantation.

Meadowview Elementary Preschoolers are “EGG-cellent” 04-14-2015

Students in a preschool classroom each hold a special egg, while the guest sits in a chair dressed as a chicken.On Friday March 28th, 2015 the pre-k students at MES had some very special visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Dean, grandparents to three students at MES - came to read a special story.