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Washington County Schools Wellness Program 12-08-2017

The Washington County Schools Wellness Program Portal is now available and will be holding a drawing for $25 gift cards. Read further for details!

Holston High School Wilderness Club Initiates Clean-up Project 12-08-2017

A group of students standing by a river.Teachers Eric Carrigan and Aaron Napier launched a new club at Holston High School for the 2017-18 school year.  The Wilderness Club was designed to help the students appreciate the natural beauty of our area and develop good stewardship habits.

Abingdon High School wins Young Playwrights Festival 12-06-2017

5 students holding a trophy.Congratulations to students at Abingdon High School for earning top spots in this year's Young Playwrights Festival sponsored by Barter Theatre. Out of nearly 400 plays and over 600 playwrights, Abingdon had three winners, including a play which earned first place accolades as well as a staged reading by the Barter Players.

Greendale Elementary School Career Fair 12-06-2017

Students standing near a helicopter.Greendale's Career Fair was held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Students saw many different people talk about their careers.


The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Watauga Elementary School Creates a Snowman 12-05-2017

Students and faculty stand together in the shape of a snow man.Watauga celebrated the changing of the seasons and welcoming of the new holiday by joining together for a school picture!

High Point Elementary GATE Students IMPROV at E&H! 12-04-2017

Students posing for a play performance.The GATE students of High Point Elementary enjoyed a wonderful artistic adventure on November 30, 2017.  Students were guided by the Drama Department of Emory and Henry College in the art of theatrics.

Rhea Valley Elementary School First Graders Present "Too Many Pumpkins" 12-04-2017

Two first grade students on a stage.During the week of October 16, first graders in Mrs. Hutton’s first grade Intervention/Enrichment group presented the Reader’s Theater play “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White.

Valley Institute Elementary School Teacher of the Year 12-01-2017

A teacher posing with students.Valley Institute is pleased to announce our Teacher of the Year is Ms. Angela Harman.  Ms. Harman has taught for sixteen years in Washington County and this is her sixth year teaching fifth grade Language Arts at Valley.

Damascus Middle School Sixth-Graders Travel through Time 12-01-2017

Three girls use a tablet to fly a drone.On Friday, November 17, Damascus Middle School sixth-grade girls traveled to the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center for the annual STEM conference for girls.  Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics topics, the purpose of the conference is to inspire and interest girls in a variety of careers in these fields.