News Article Index

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Washington County Career and Technical Education Center | Students Participate in Reality Fair 12-05-2018

Several students are sitting at a table with a financial advisor.

Washington County Career and Technical Education Center seniors participated in a "Reality Check" Fair on 30 November. It was an interactive experience designed to provide hands-on, real-life situations with the many financial challenges young people face as they venture out on their own, after graduation.

High Point Elementary School | 3rd Grade Presents EGYPT! 12-03-2018

Students dressed as Egyptians.Third Grade students at High Point Elementary school explored ancient temples and tombs during their program at the November PTA meeting. The performance was directed by our music teacher, Mrs. Caitlyn Lester.

Holston High School | Students Successful at Sigma Zeta Math & Science Contest 11-29-2018

Five students posing for a photo.Five students from Holston High School competed with many other students from Southwest Virginia High Schools at the Sigma Zeta Math & Science Contest. The contest was a daylong event held at the University of Virginia at Wise.

Damascus Middle School | Hosts First Annual Mental Math Bee 11-28-2018

A group of students holding certificates.The Damascus Middle School Sixth-Grade Mental Math Bee was held on Tuesday, November 20.

High Point Elementary School | Butterfly Experts in 1st Grade 11-26-2018

A boy smiling with butterfly in jar.High Point Elementary first grade began the school year with an amazing study of the monarch caterpillar.  Students watched the very hungry caterpillars eat milkweed plants gathered from a local farm.  The caterpillars grew longer and fatter as they munched through each day.

Meadowview Elementary School | Faith in Action 11-20-2018

Students holding clay pots.Some of the fourth graders at Meadowview Elementary participated in a fundraiser to benefit Faith in Action.

Abingdon High School | Sean Campos, speaks to GATE students 11-20-2018

A man posing with students smiling.On November 14th, Sean Campos, resident actor at  Barter Theatre, visited Abingdon High School's campus to speak to the Gifted students about his life as an actor in Southwest Virginia. Sean shared humorous anecdotes of his life on stage, and he provided insightful information to the students on how to become an actor. A good time was had by all!

Holston High School | Parlimentary Procedure Team Competes Nationally 11-20-2018

Students standing side-by-side and smiling.Holston FFA members traveled to Indianapolis, IN to compete in the National FFA Parliamentary Procedure Leadership Development Event (LDE) during the week of October 23-26, 2018.  The event was held in conjunction with the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

Valley Institute Elementary School | Honoring Veterans 11-19-2018

Students are singing.Fifty one 1st through 5th grade students at Valley Institute performed a program to honor all veterans on November 13th.  The students sang USA Hurray and God Bless America to a packed house.

Abingdon Elementary School | First Grade Visits Days of Long Ago 11-19-2018

A man dressed in early 1900's clothing lecturing to students in an old house.Abingdon Elementary first grade students had an opportunity to travel to the past and learn about living in the days of long ago. On October 18 students traveled to Rocky Mount for a day of learning and fun.