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Damascus Middle School Agriscience Class Makes Ice Cream! 10-31-2014

A student eats a bowl of ice cream.Damascus Middle School’s seventh-grade Agriscience exploratory class explored the inside of the Dairy Industry on Thursday, October 9 by following a recipe to make ice cream.  

John S. Battle GATE Students Visit Roanoke for a Day of Science 10-30-2014

Two girls stand at a lab station with boys in the background.On Friday October 10 John S. Battle freshmen and sophomore GATE students visited Roanoke’s Science Festival.  The students toured the Science Museum of Western Virginia where they viewed rock and mineral samples, played video games using only their brain waves and received “instant snow” in a bottle.

AHS Volleyball Team Hosts Volley for the Cure Event 10-30-2014

A group of adults, men and women, stand on high school gym floor with school's volleyball team.Having been one of the first schools to help establish this event with the VHSL six years ago, Abingdon High School has continued to host Volley for the Cure where they hosted Virginia High School on October 21. 

Patrick Henry High School Ecology Students Recycle T-Shirts 10-30-2014

Six people stand and two people kneel while holding canvas bags.Students in Mrs. Eason’s third period Ecology class at Patrick Henry High School are recycling used T-Shirts to make reusable shopping bags.  

The Washington County Adult Skill Center has Skilled Pumpkins 10-29-2014

A table displaying decorated pumpkinsEach of our six programs was charged with the responsibility to decorate a pumpkin according to their class curriculum. This was a fun fall project to test our talents and incorporate the students working together. 

Greendale Elementary: What’s Your Address? 10-29-2014

Ten fourth grade students and an instructor are discussing an Enviroscape on a table.On Friday September 26, fourth graders at Greendale Elementary School were visited by Ms. Mandy Fletcher.  She is the educator for Holston River Soil and Water Conservation District.  

Damascus Middle School Students Visit Highland Dairy Farm 10-29-2014

A group of students play a game led by an adult.On Friday, October 3, Damascus Middle School sixth-graders traveled to Highland Dairy Farm in Glade Spring as part of the Holston River Soil and Water Conservation District’s Farm Field Days.  

Meadowview Elementary Second Graders Work on the Wall 10-29-2014

Three second grade students point to tens rods and ones blocks on a school wall to practice learning about place value.The second grade teachers at Meadowview Elementary have had their students doing a new job.  Several students have been spotted working on the wall! 

Kindergarteners at High Point Elementary LOVE apples! 10-28-2014

High Point Kindergarten students stand with Dr. Ratliff and Dr. Noe.During the month of September, the kindergarten classes at High Point have enjoyed exploring apples.  Students brought apples to school to share.  The classes did a variety of activities with the apples.  One of the kindergarteners’ favorite activities was a taste-test.  

Wallace Middle School Scientists Learn the Importance of Water Conservation 10-28-2014

A female student works on a computer.Students in Mrs. Puriefoy’s sixth grade science class have been researching the importance of protecting and maintaining water resources.  The students began their research by forming a hypothesis to answer the following question: