News Article Index

Title Date Story
First Competition, then Teamwork! 10-14-2014

A large group of girls pose with 3 women on a court.E.B. Stanley Middle School and Glade Spring Middle School were once fierce competitors on the eighth grade volleyball court; but now, these teams no longer face each other across the net. 

Holston Student is Making a Big Difference 10-13-2014

A teenaged female student stands beside a recycling can used for collecting plastic bottles.Isabella M., a freshman at HHS, has launched a school-wide recycling project.  She has placed blue recycling cans at key points in the building for students and teachers to deposit their plastic bottles.  She accessed community help in the project, as she persuaded the Abingdon Lowe's Home Improvement Store to contribute the blue collection cans. 

Meadowview Elementary 5th Graders Work Together to Learn 10-13-2014

Several 5th grade students pulling strings connected to a rubber band to lift plastic cups and add to a cup pyramid.Fifth grade students at MES participated in a series of team building activities during the first week of school. One of the activities that Kyler T. and Angel G. completed was the pyramid activity. 

Damascus Middle School Scientists Learn the Importance of Observation! 10-10-2014

A group of students watch a teacher drop an egg during science class.Students in Mrs. Donna Musick’s sixth-grade science classes learned that sometimes hypotheses are not what they are “cracked up to be.”  Mrs. Musick began class on Friday, September 26 with instructions for students to use their prior knowledge to describe an egg.  

Greendale Elementary Kindergarteners Learn about Apples! 10-10-2014

Four children stand near a desk in their classroom with cups of freshly made applesauce.Apples! Get your apples!! It's been apple week at Greendale Elementary! We have had apples on the brain all week.  The students in Mrs. Hawkins’ kindergarten class have talked about the parts of an apple, how they grow and how they end up at our local grocery stores.

Education Foundation Webathon 10-09-2014

Please see the attached flyer for information on the Washington County Virginia Publis Schools Education Foundation Webathon Fundraiser.

Meadowview Elementary Students Receive a Generous Donation 10-09-2014

Two Walmart representatives stand with boxes of supplies and the Meadowview Elementary assistant principal, guidance counselor, and two students holding donated backpacks.Meadowview Elementary School students received a wonderful gift from the local Bristol Wal-Mart. Representatives from Wal-Mart visited the school earlier this year to deliver donations of school supplies from their store.

HPES 4th Grade Musters in Abingdon 10-09-2014

HPES Fourth Grade Students Go to Muster Grounds.Muster means a call to arms or a gathering of troops. On September 24, High Point fourth grade students joined other students from the area at the Abingdon Muster Grounds. This is the site where in 1780 men from the Washington Country area gathered together for the campaign to Kings Mountain.

Greendale Students Are Worth Millions! 10-08-2014

Three students, one girl and two boys, stand in a hallway smiling at the camera.Celebrations are in order! Three Greendale students have already accomplished reading totals of over one million words in our Accelerated Reader program this school year!

Abingdon Elementary Third-Graders are Learning through Hands-On Science! 10-08-2014

AES third-graders observes a plant brought by Dr. Fleet from Emory and Henry.Abingdon Elementary School welcomed guest speaker Dr. Christine Fleet. Dr. Fleet is a professor of Biology at Emory & Henry College- but more importantly-she is parent to our own third-grader, T.R. She brought many plants from the E & H greenhouse so students could learn about their habitats, environments, and adaptations.