MerMan says, "Be bully-free". MerMan says, "Be bully-free".

Middle schools in the county were visited by Merrill McCubbin, MerMan, recently through MerMan Productions. MerMan performed a revealing program about the causes and effects of bullying. "In reality, we've all been a victim, a bully, and a witness at some point in our lives," says MerMan. "The real test is how we choose to act once we become aware of our distinct roles."

Merman's presentation included a short skit depicting students at each school as a witness, a victim, and a bully. MerMan gave advice on how to deal with a bully. Know yourself, Tell someone, Go away from possible problems, and Yell and Run for help.

The student audience enjoyed a program of illusion, humor, and information. Visit Merman's website at www.bebullyfree.com.

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The 2005 Retirement Reception will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in the Grand Hall. We will begin with light refreshments at 4:00 p.m. and the program at 4:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend as we recognize the educators who are retiring and leaving our system this year. Each has given so very much to the students of Washington County. This public event is co-sponsored by the Washington County Education Association and Washington County Schools.

Ethan P., Lauren P., and Faith R. Ethan P., Lauren P., and Faith R.

Damascus Middle School students and teachers enjoyed an entertaining anti-bullying assembly on April 19th. The bully-free program helped the students understand what it means to be a bully and to give them non-violent solutions to overcome negative situations. Faith R.,Ethan P.,Lauren P.and Mr.Preston assisted Mr.Merman with the excellent and informative program.

Zak. R. wins again Zak. R. wins again

Glade Spring Middle School stuent Zak R. won the eighth grade school level Mental Math Bee on Wednesday, April 20th. Zak had to win the Mental Math Bee held in his math class in order to be eligible to compete in the bee at the school level. This year marks the third year that Zak has won his grade level Mental Math Bee!

Zak will now advance to the county level bee, to be held on April 27th at Damascus Middle School. He won the county level 7th grade bee last year, and placed second in the county level bee in 2003, his sixth grade year.

Everyone at Glade Spring Middle School wishes Zak the best of luck in his third county Mental Math Bee appearance.

Neff Center's concrete tree has an authentic look. Neff Center's concrete tree has an authentic look.

Students in the Neff Masonry Class are learning more than blocklaying. They are learning to apply concrete products toward artistic designs. Recently, the class created an authentic looking tree that was constructed of mesh and concrete resin products. The tree will be displayed at a business in Bristol.

Jimmy Garland is the instructor.

Recent Updates

The 2014-2015 Salary Scales (PDF 204.09 KB) are now available.

The 2014-2015 Calendar (PDF 19.63 KB) is available.

Parents

Students are eligible for reduction/waiver of fees based on certain circumstances. If you are in need of financial assistance, you may qualify. Please print, fill out, and sign a a fee reduction/waiver form (PDF 23.51 KB) and return it to the school's office.

Washington County Public Schools is proud to announce the release of the PowerSchool Parent Portal. The Parent Portal will allow you to view your child's grades, attendance, teacher comments, and calendars in real-time on our website. It will also allow you to access SchoolMessenger to update your student's contact information for emergency, weather, and other general notifications. Please see the Parent Portal Instructions in order to get started and check our Parent Portal Frequently Asked Questions.

2013 Virginia Special Education Parent Involvement Survey / 2013 Virginia Special Educacion - Encuesta para padres de niños con discapacidades

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