News Article Index

Title Date Story
Watauga Elementary School Appreciates the School Board 02-28-2018

Students present a man with a gift.Watauga Elementary celebrated School Board Appreciation this month by honoring our own School Board member, Dr. Doug Arnold. Watauga Elementary appreciates all that Dr. Arnold does to help make our school successful.

Greendale Elementary School Wraps Its Halls With Love 02-27-2018

A group of students sitting against a wall in a school hallway with decorated boxes in front of them.The students at Greendale Elementary have been very busy this month giving back to their community.  As part of a Service Learning Project, the GATE students led the student body in collecting donations of dental supplies for the Ronald McDonald House in Johnson City, Tennessee.

WCCTEC's CISCO Networking Class Attends Commonwealth CyberFusion 02-26-2018

Ten students stand under a quote from General Marshall.Ten WCCTEC CISCO Networking students received access to the invitation-only 2018 Commonwealth CyberFusion event at Virginia Military Institute on 24 February. Focusing on the demands of securing our Nation's future in cyberspace and defining the growing threat to commercial and government networks, WCCTEC students were exposed to some of the greatest minds in the industry.

Pythagorean Turkeys at Wallace Middle School 02-23-2018

Two female students are making turkeys in math class.Students at Wallace Middle School show off their mathematical skills to create Pythagorean turkeys.  Each student completed a set of feathers, each containing a math problem requiring use of the Pythagorean Theorem for right triangles.

Patrick Henry High School Swimmers Take a Tour Through the Qin Dynasty 02-23-2018

Fourteen students standing outside a museum.The Patrick Henry swim team competed in the 1A/2A combined state meet in Richmond recently. While in Richmond, the team toured the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts including the
Terracotta Warriors exhibit.

Rhea Valley Elementary Students Present Benjamin Franklin Play 02-23-2018

Two students on a stage acting in a play.On February 8, 2018, Mrs. Cathy Hutton’s fifth grade Intervention/Enrichment students presented the play, Ben Franklin: Philosopher, Inventor, Community Activist.  While producing the play, students learned how to manage props, curtains, and sound effects, as well as how to create their own costumes.

Holston High School's Rachel S. Echoes Martin Luther King’s Dream 02-21-2018

A female student stands in front of a mural.Rachel S., a sophomore at Holston High School, was honored in January for her essay reflecting the ideals in Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  Rachel composed an essay for Ms. Nairn’s English Class wherein she described how King’s dream is still alive and inspires young people to this day.

Books A Million Book Drive Benefits Greendale Elementary School 02-20-2018

Greendale students holding banner of thanks for BAM. Greendale Elementary was the beneficiary of the Bristol Books A Million (BAM) winter book drive.

High Point Elementary School Preschool Students Love to Act Out! 02-19-2018

Students acting in a play.Watch out Barter! Here comes the High Point Preschool Players!  After reading the book entitled The Three Little Kittens, preschool students chose parts, set up props, slipped on some mittens, and wore some whiskers as they acted out their own rendition of The Three Little Kittens.

Third Grade Math at Valley Institute Elementary is SWEET! 02-16-2018

Students measuring using candy hearts.Valley Institute 3rd graders celebrated sweet success on Valentines Day. Each student was provided a box of candy hearts.