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Damascus Middle School Civics Students Take a Personal Look at Citizenship 08-28-2017

A girl talking to a group of students.Students in Mrs. Wendy Cole’s seventh-grade Civics class at Damascus Middle School recently learned the 14th Amendment and the two ways of obtaining citizenship in the United States of America.  Because they were born in the United States, the students understood the concept that a person born in the United States is a citizen.

Chris Michaels Visits Meadowview Elementary School 08-25-2017

A man standing in front of projected image.Chris Michaels visited Meadowview Elementary school on Thursday, August 17, 2017. He talked to the second grade class about the solar eclipse which occurred on August 21, 2017. Mr. Michaels is the weekend evening meteorologist at News 5 WCYB.

Delegate Israel O’Quinn Visits Greendale 2nd Grade 08-25-2017

A man standing before large group of children.On Wednesday, August 16, Greendale 2nd graders were treated to a special visit by Delegate Israel O’Quinn.  The students have been studying citizenship and what it means to be a good citizen at the school level, community level, state level, and national levels.

Watauga Elementary School 2017 Total Solar Eclipse 08-23-2017

Students using their eclipse glasses.Watauga Elementary was prepared for the 2017 total solar eclipse. On Monday, August 21st, students at WES took advantage of this rare, educational opportunity and allowed students to safely experience the event during the school day.

High Point 4th Graders Escape the Classroom 08-23-2017

Students pose after escaping the game.Students in Mrs. Richardson’s fourth grade classroom recently completed a back to school escape room challenge.  They were placed in teams and raced to solve a variety of four-digit codes based upon clues that they found along the way.

PHHS Boys Track State Champs and Girls State Runner Up 08-22-2017

A group of students posing together with their coaches.We want to congratulate the girls and boys track teams on their outstanding track season in the Spring. Congratulations to the girls team who finished state runner up. Catherine G. led the team by winning two individual state championships in the 1600 meters and the 3200 meters. Maggie B. was state runner up in the triple jump. Others making the All State team were Madison B., Abigail B., Katie C., Rebekah T., Maria H., Kimi W., Annie S., Haydyn F., and Casey Q.

Valley Institute is "Going Green"! 08-22-2017

A "student" made from recycled materials.The school-wide theme at Valley Institute is "Going Green".  With a focus on recycling, Mr. Asbury's fifth grade class was asked to bring in recycled materials to create a Valley "student".

HHS Introduces Four New Teachers 08-18-2017

Four teachers pose along a hallway.Holston High School is privileged to have acquired the services of four exceptional new teachers for the 2017-18 school year. They are:  Physical Education teacher Jason Southworth, Art teacher Jessie Smith, Learning Lab
teacher Zach Fleenor, and French teacher Erinn Linkous.

Unique Partnership Between WCCTEC and Virginia Tech Generates Mixed Reality Curriculum 08-17-2017

Two students stand by a bed wearing a Microsoft HoloLens.Alloying Washington County School's Vision Statement of being an innovative leader in education excellence, teaching and learning, creativity, technology integration and global citizenship with Virginia Tech's brand tagline "We Invent the Future", the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center (WCCTEC) will integrate mixed reality into the Nurse Aide curriculum this semester.

HPES: Welcome to Camp High Point! 08-11-2017

Staff posing in front of camping setup.High Point Elementary School has been transformed into the summer camp of our camper's dreams! This year campers at High Point will explore exciting places like Math Mountain and the Science Swamp!