News Article Index

Title Date Story
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.  

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.

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.

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!

Damascus Middle School’s Sixth-Grade Chorus Presents Program! 10-07-2014

Three students sing on stage.On Monday, September 22, students in Ms. Sue Spirup’s sixth-grade Chorus Exploratory class entertained us with songs from the past.  During the six-week class, Ms. Spirup followed the scope and sequence of the social studies curriculum, and the students learned songs from pre-Civil War times through the Civil War and Westward Expansion. 

School Chorus Groups and Band Unite for Common Cause 10-07-2014

A group of 100 plus young people stand on a track surface at football field with choral director standing in front; spectators are in foreground sitting on bleacher seats.On Tuesday evening, September 23, approximately 250 members from the Abingdon High School, Holston High School, and Patrick Henry High School Choruses, as well as the AHS Marching Band, presented a music-filled benefit concert in Abingdon High School's Falcon Stadium.

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.

High Point Students Know How to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! 10-06-2014

High Point student holds a skunk pelt.High Point Elementary School third graders traveled to Sugar Hallow Park to participate in the Upper Tennessee River Conservation Camp. While they were there, students traveled to different stations with many hands-on and interactive activities.