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Language Arts Textbook Adoption Review 05-07-2019

Washington County Schools is currently reviewing textbooks for possible adoption for Language Arts in grades K-12.  The public is invited to review the materials at the Washington County Public Schools Central Office from May 8 - May 21. Offices are open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, contact Janet Lester at 276-739-3021.  

Meadowview Elementary School | Field trip to Rocky Mount 05-07-2019

A group of students watching a lady.On April 24, 2019, the second grade class from Meadowview Elementary School visited Rocky Mount Living History Museum.  The well-behaved group learned what life was like in the Southwestern Territory in 1791.

Holston High School | Senior Auditions for All-State Band 05-06-2019

Girl holding her band instrument.Holston High School senior, Marissa S., represented her school and school system on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the VBODA All-State Band Auditions in Harrisonburg, VA.

Washington County Career & Technical Education Center | Hosted ASVAB Test 05-03-2019

Soldiers and teenagers working in a room.

For the 16th straight year, the Washington County Career and Technical Center opened its doors to the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Test and to the county’s high school students who wished to take it.  A record number of 47 students sat for the exam at the CTE Center on February 8th.

Rhea Valley Elementary School | Therapy Dogs Visit Rhea Valley Elementary 05-03-2019

Children watching a man and dogs.As part of Rhea Valley Elementary’s study of the novel “Fenway and Hattie,” students enjoyed a visit from Mr. Andy Overbay and his therapy dogs, Bo and Ty.

Watauga Elementary School | First Graders Celebrate Dr. Seuss! 05-01-2019

Students in red and white hats performing.Watauga Elementary School’s First graders celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday by presenting their annual "Seussical Musical", at the March 21st PTA meeting. First graders even dressed like the famous character, Cat in the Hat, whom we all know and love.

Holston High School | Ranks in Top 100 W!se High Schools 05-01-2019

Students sitting or standing at a stage.

HHS placed 8th in the 2019 ranking of the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” and ranked 5th on the 2019 ranking of the top 10 small schools.  W!se (Working in Support of Education) is a leading
educational nonprofit with a mission to develop the financial literacy ofyoung Americans.

Wallace Middle School | Gifted Education Visited by Virginia Delegate Israel O'Quinn 04-30-2019

Students are listening to a man speak about government.Students in the Gifted Education Program at Wallace Middle School had the privilege of discussing Virginia government with Delegate O’Quinn at their December meeting.

Washington County Career & Technical Education Center | Awarded Multiple State Champions and Medalists at State SkillsUSA! 04-30-2019

A group of students pose with their medals.During this past weekend, April 12-13, 2019, twenty-one students from the Washington County Career & Technical Education Center attended and competed in the SkillsUSA Virginia State Leadership Conference and Skills Championships in Virginia Beach.

Glade Spring Middle School | Gifted Education Students Visit State Universities 04-30-2019

Girls and boys sitting in front of a sign.On April 5, Glade Spring Middle School Gifted Education students visited Radford University and Virginia Tech. They learned about the history of the universities and discussed college planning.