News Article Index

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Damascus Middle School | Washington County Farm Bureau Supports Student Involvement in Agriculture Programs 02-21-2019

Two students receiving a check from a man.On Tuesday, February 5, the Damascus Middle School FFA (Future Farmers of America) was invited to attend a dinner hosted by the Washington County Farm Bureau.

John S. Battle High School | Harry F. Byrd Scholarship Recipient 02-21-2019

A girl with a medal smiling.Congratulations to John S. Battle High School student, Claire Melton, for receiving the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Leadership Award. This prestigious scholarship is awarded annually to one senior from each Congressional district in Virginia.

Identifying Disabled Children 02-19-2019

The Washington County Public School System provides a Free and Appropriate Public Education for all identified eligible disabled students, ages 2 to 21, residing within Washington County.  Please see http://www.wcs.k12.va.us/specialservices/identifying-children-disabilities .

Glade Spring Middle School | Middle School Teacher of the Year 02-19-2019

A lady with blonde hair smiling.Glade Spring Middle School is proud of our very own Jessica Stevenson, who was chosen as Washington County’s Middle School Teacher of the Year!

Abingdon High School | Students Receive Virginia Seal of Biliteracy 02-19-2019

Students posing together and smiling.Congratulations to the following Abingdon High School students for their achievement in World Languages and their receipt of the Virginia Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish:

Holston High School | Band Students Participate in All-County Band 02-19-2019

Students posing for group photo.

Congratulations to these HHS Band students who earned placement into the competitive Washington County Honor Band. In this band, the top musicians in the county put together a professional concert in under two days of
rehearsal.

Washington County Public Schools Attendance Slogan Contest Winner! 02-18-2019

A teenage girl smiling with two men smiling.Hannah T., Damascus Middle School has been chosen as the winner for the Washington County Public Schools attendance slogan contest. Her winning slogan “Learn More, Be More, Attend More” will be an inspiration for many students. Congratulations Hannah!

Patrick Henry High School | Student Participates in Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 02-14-2019

Student sitting at a desk. Patrick Henry junior, Heather W. participated in the Appalachian Peace Education Center’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, by writing and submitting an essay discussing Martin Luther King, Jr's continued
influence on society.

Watauga Elementary School | Fifth Grade NSDAR Chapter Winner 02-13-2019

A girl smiling.The Black’s Fort Chapter of the NSDAR announced the winner of the American History Contest for 2018-2019 term, Ainsley R, of Watauga Elementary School.

Greendale Elementary School | Teacher Named Washington County Elementary Teacher of the Year 02-12-2019

A woman smiling.Mrs. Laura Nunley, Special Education teacher at Greendale Elementary School, was recently recognized as Washington County Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019.

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