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Greendale Elementary Lion Helpers 2014-15 10-06-2014

A fifth grader is helping three younger children build a community out of building blocks on the floor in front of the cubicles.Students are participating in an important helping opportunity at Greendale Elementary School through the Guidance and Counseling Program.

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting 10-04-2014

The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the top floor conference room of the Annex Building.  The meeting is open to the public.

Questions regarding the meeting may be directed to Connie Phillips, Supervisor of Special Education at 739-3041.

Watauga is Utterly Amazing! 10-03-2014

Watauga is Utterly Amazing!Each School in Washington County was given a “pull apart” cow to paint and decorate to represent their school at the Washington County Fair, September 8-13th This gave Watauga a chance to display our school and community pride!  We are proud of the historic sites, arts, culture, and outdoor adventures Washington County has to offer.

Students at Wallace Middle School Study Acids and Bases 10-03-2014

Students are sitting in a science classroom.Eighth grade students in Mr. Wallace’s science class are studying the nature of matter. As part of the science unit, students investigated acids and bases by conducting several experiments. Students used glass beakers containing different liquids and tested them using an indicator strip which shows the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.

Third Graders at Greendale Elementary Design Greek Vases and Practice Creative Writing 10-02-2014

Third grade student, Cadence B. is sitting at her desk with an editor’s headband on.

Third graders in Mrs. Lutzo’s class are working hard to improve their writing skills. Students build their writing folders by collecting helpful writing tips and guides from Mrs. Lutzo and use these to make their own writing better.

Glade Spring Middle School Volleyball Team Lends Care and Support 10-02-2014

Several girls pose on bleachers with a large sign.

On Thursday, September 18th, the Glade Spring Middle School eighth grade volleyball team traveled to Northwood Middle School, where they surprised a very special eighth grader. Miranda M., a Northwood Middle School eighth grader, was planning to play volleyball this year. 

Team Intense Visits Damascus Middle School! 10-01-2014

Two students tear phone books with help from two adults.On Wednesday, September 17, Damascus Middle School students, faculty, and staff were challenged to meet obstacles with strength and courage by Team Intense!  With music blasting and muscles bulging, Team Intense members Josh Whisneant and Kenneth Etta shared their physical and mental strength while talking about the importance of making good choices in life.  

High Point Elementary School Preschool Studies Community Helpers! 10-01-2014

High Point Preschool Student Stands with a Police Officer.This week, preschool students at High Point Elementary studied community helpers. The children learned that a community is a place where people live, work, and play.  The students also learned about different people who work in our community.  

IRS Agent Visits JSB Business Classes 09-30-2014

A man and two students wear protective gear. Mr. Trevor McMurray is a IRS Agent who specializes in cases dealing with tax fraud or tax evasion.  Mr. McMurray took time out of his busy schedule to speak to the kids at JSB on Wednesday, September 18th. 

Glade Spring Middle School GATE Visits Research Farm 09-30-2014

A man holds out a branch to a girl.On September 19, students in Glade Spring Middle School’s GATE program traveled to the American Chestnut Foundation Research Farm in Meadowview, Virginia.  During the visit, students were led by guide, David Bevins, a former Glade Spring Middle School student.