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Patrick Henry High English 9 Class Show Their Character 09-25-2014

Students sit in a group around a poster.Mrs. Duncan’s English 9 Honors class recently performed “post-mortems” on characters from their summer reading, Robert Lipsyte’s The Contender.  Students were assigned groups, and each group was assigned a specific character to analyze. 

Glade Spring Middle School Gets Intense! 09-24-2014

Team Intense showers the crowd with soda by tearing apart a 7up can.On September 16, Glade Spring Middle School hosted a special motivational program from Team Intense.  Team members, Josh Whisneant and Ken Etta amazed the audience with feats of strength such as rolling up a frying pan and bending a half inch diameter piece of steel into a twisted​ pretzel-like​ shape. 

Fourth Graders at Greendale Elementary Participate in Patriot Day 09-24-2014

Three girls are smiling in the hallway after participating in a community service on Patriot Day.Mrs. Kiser fourth grade classes at Greendale Elementary School found a neat way to participate in Patriot Day this year.  Patriot Day takes place each year on September 11 in order to remember all who gave their lives on the fateful day. 

Holston Singers Selected for Senior All-County Chorus 09-23-2014


Five of Holston High School’s most accomplished members of the Chorus were selected for All-County Chorus.  They received the honor at a competitive event at Patrick Henry High school on September 10th.  Seniors Megan B. & Jennifer V., junior Ashelyn W., Senior Jesse R., and freshman Lauren W. were selected by the panel of judges to perform with the other top singers in the county.  

High Point Elementary Reading is Sweet in 2nd Grade! 09-23-2014

newsarticle_20140923_02.JPGHigh Point Elementary School 2nd Graders have been very busy reading this year!  This year's reading theme for the school is "The Reading Factory" inspired by the movie "Willie Wonka".  To kick off the theme, second grade enjoyed watching the movie to get them into the mood. 

Holston Welcomes Back Students 09-22-2014


On Friday, August 29th, Holston High School welcomed back the students with their annual “Back to School Bash”.  Students enjoyed each other’s company as they were treated to ice cream that was provided by Food City.  They were led in cheers by the school’s award-winning cheerleading team.

Teamwork Building At Valley 09-22-2014

newsarticle_20140922_02.JPGFifth graders returned to school ready to start the year right by participating in daily team building activities.  Each day for the first week of school the fifth graders were divided into different group and given various problems where they had to work together in order to solve.  

Meadowview second graders present STEM activity to School Board 09-19-2014

Meadowview Elementary students and school board members work to complete a cooperative STEM activity.Meadowview second graders, Grant B., Colton T., Markie P., and Dylan B., presented a stem activity to the Washington County School Board on September 2, 2014.

High Point 4th Graders Reel through Virginia History 09-19-2014

Students signing and dancing"There are five regions of Virginia. We will name them east to west..." are the words all fourth grade teachers at High Point know well. In music class, their students have been learning songs about Virginia's history.

High Point Elementary School Kindergarten Students Go on a Bear Hunt! 09-18-2014

Kindergarten students sitting outsideDid you see that bear? You know the one, with big green eyes and a fuzzy little tail. High Point kindergarteners enjoyed a week of bear hunting along with some other favorite bear tales such as Corduroy, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, various versions of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and of course, We’re Going On a Bear Hunt. What better way for the class of 2027 to begin their educational journey, than by enjoying many new learning experiences with some favorite and well-loved bear stories. A new school with new and unfamiliar faces can be quite overwhelming for the kindergarteners. With the help from some beloved story book character, the students were able to familiarize themselves with all of the new places and faces at High Point Elementary School.