News Article Index

Title Date Story
Holston High School | PE Students Learn About Tennis 10-08-2018

Students playing tennis during gym.On April 12th, 2018 Mr. Jason Southworth asked the USTA/Net Generation to visit Washington County Public Schools and do a workshop for all physical education teachers.

Abingdon Elementary School | Conservation Camp 10-04-2018

A group of students standing around a table of sand.On September 6, 2018, Abingdon Elementary third graders attended Conservation Camp at Sugar Hollow Park.

High Point Elementary School | Karate in Kindergarten 10-04-2018

A group of kids doing karate.High Point Kindergarteners have been working hard learning letters and beginning sounds in ABC Bootcamp.

2018 Goals and Accomplishments 10-02-2018


  • All schools will maintain full accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education while continuing to meet the needs of all students.
  • One hundred percent of Washington County Schools students will earn a diploma following the completion of an appropriate program of study.
Wallace Middle School | Seventh Graders Visit Career Expo 10-02-2018

A lady is speaking to a group of students about CPR.On September 25, seventh grade students from Wallace Middle School attended the Career Expo with United Way at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Students were able to visit with several different employers throughout the region focusing on the 16 Career Clusters.


The Washington County SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE meets four times a year.  Meetings are open to the public.  The advisory committee solicits viewpoints and suggestions from parents of students with disabilities and other interested persons for consideration.  A meeting will be held on Tuesday October 2, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the top floor conference room at the Annex building.

Holston High School | HHS French Class Meditates In French 09-24-2018

Students sitting on yoga mats.Learning a foreign language can have it's challenges, but incorporating every day activities make it easier to not only learn but also retain!

Rhea Valley Elementary School | Highlands Union Bank Community Service at Rhea Valley 09-24-2018

A group of people posing at a playground.On Saturday, September 8, a group of around 15 volunteers came from Highlands Union Bank to complete a community service project at Rhea Valley.

Greendale Elementary School | Lowe's Presents Buddy Bench to Greendale Elementary 09-21-2018

students and adults sitting and standing around a bench.On Tuesday, September 11, Lowe's of Abingdon presented Greendale Elementary with a Buddy Bench which had been built by Lowe's employees.  The bench has been placed on the playground to encourage friendships and empathy among classmates.

Meadowview Elementary School | Vocabulary Initiative 09-21-2018

Three students sitting at desk working. Meadowview Elementary School is focusing on a school-wide initiative to increase students’ vocabulary.  Each morning, the MES news crew introduces the day’s vocabulary word and gives the school the definition and how it is used in a sentence.