News Article Index

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Wallace Middle School | Student Places First at Regional Science Fai 05-22-2019

A female student holding a trophy.Janalyn V., a seventh grader at Wallace Middle School, participated in the 28th Annual Blue Ridge Highlands Regional Science Fair at Radford University. She competed with an experiment entitled "Suck it Up" in the Chemistry and Material Science category.

John S. Battle High School | Spanish students earn Virginia Seal of Biliteracy 05-21-2019

Five girls smiling.Six John S. Battle High School students received the Virginia Seal of Biliteracy this year.  The test is comprised of four sections: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.  In order to earn this seal on the diploma, students must demonstrate proficiency in English and a second language.

Patrick Henry High School | Photojournalism Students Attend Photography Workshop 05-21-2019

Seven people stand in front of letters.On Friday, May 17, photojournalism students from Patrick Henry High School traveled to Barter Theatre's Education Building in Abingdon to attend a photography workshop with photographer David Patterson.

Wallace Middle School | Students Have Fun with an Electrical Lab 05-20-2019

Students are working with batteries and clips.Students in Mr. Wallace’s eighth grade science classes recently completed an electrical lab, which consisted of building a flashlight, a closed circuit, and an electromagnet.

Washington County Career & Technical Education Center | Former Student Completes Pharmacy Degree 05-20-2019

 A female student at a fountain.

Katie B., a 2013 graduate of the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center, graduated from with honors from the Appalachian College of Pharmacy on May 4th.  Katie became interested in a career as a pharmacist when she completed the pharmacy technician program at WCCTEC.  

Holston High School | WCS High School Bands Receive Highest State Ratings 05-17-2019

Students posing for agroup photo.Between Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21, each of the four high school bands in Washington County performed for state ratings at the annual VBODA Concert Assessment Event at Virginia High School, Bristol, VA.

Patrick Henry High School | Students Go Back to MES 05-14-2019

Students standing on a stage.

On April 16th, a project based learning (PBL) Oceanography class traveled to Meadowview Elementary School to visit Ms. Stoessel’s third grade class. The Patrick Henry High School students were tasked with creating lesson objectives as part of their project; they were in a role of a teacher trying to educate students about coral reef.

2019-2020 Calendar Cover Art Contest Winner 05-13-2019

A drawing of a classroom.Congratulations to Grayson C., the 2019-2020 School Calendar and Handbook Cover Art Contest Winner!!

Free Summer Meals 05-13-2019
Free summer meals are available to all children 18 years of age and under.
Damascus Middle School | Jr. Washington County Community Scholars Visit E&H 05-13-2019

Students stand in front of a statue.On Friday, April 26, Damascus Middle School’s twenty Jr. Washington County Community Scholars traveled to Emory & Henry College to visit the campus.

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