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WES GATE Students Learn Japanese Art 04-24-2017

A group of students practicing martial arts.GATE students at Watauga Elementary wrapped up a month of Japanese language learning with a visit to Japan Karate-Do dojo with introductory karate instruction under the direction of chief instructor Kyoshi Howard Smith.

Holston FFA’s Parliamentary Procedure Team Makes its Mark 04-21-2017

Six students in FFA jackets line up.The Future Farmers’ of America of Holston High School has demonstrated once again why their program is considered the best in the region.  On March 18th, The HHS FFA Chapter placed 2nd in the Virginia State Parliamentary Procedure Leadership Development Event.

Greendale Elementary School Music Makers! 04-19-2017

A boy playing handmade pan flute.The fifth grade classes at Greendale Elementary School recently wrapped their study on sound.  Using a design brief from the VDOE, the students were posed this problem:  “We have a problem here at school."

AHS Slim to Win Challenge 04-18-2017

2 groups AHS staff with dog food bags.Abingdon High School had 6 teams (4 people in each group) who participated in the faculty/staff "Slim to Win Challenge." Over a span of 12 weeks participants lost a combined weight of 412.4 lbs.

High Point Elementary Kindergarten Students Welcome David Boyd 04-13-2017

Students sitting as weather is displayed.We have heard that spring comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Spring has sprung and so have the changes in weather.  Kindergarten students at High Point Elementary school have been observing the weather for several weeks.

WCCTEC Criminal Justice Students Win Crime Scene Competition 04-12-2017

Four students stand holding their awards from a C.S.I. competition.On April 1,  WCCTEC students  Bayleigh D., Haley D., Kayla T., and Hunter J. competed in a C.S.I. competition hosted by Radford University.

Wallace Students Win the Design and Engineering Competition in the Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl 04-11-2017

Five students holding a large check.Five Wallace Middle School students, Alexis C., Parker G., Alex J., Sydney L., and Rachael S., traveled with their coaches to Newport News to represent southwest Virginia in the Regional Science Bowl Competition at the event at Jefferson Lab on March 4. The teams spent the morning in a series of fast-paced round robin matches. Questions covered topics ranging from mathematics and general science to physical science, Earth and space, life science and energy.

Glade Spring Middle School Opens Chromebook Cafe 04-10-2017

Five girls sitting at a table smiling.Instructional Technology Teacher, Tammy Martin has opened the “Chromebook Cafe” at Glade Spring Middle School. The cafe opened its doors on April 6th to seventh graders who had made prior “reservations” to attend the cafe during their exploratory period.

Watauga Elementary Annual Spring Art Show 04-06-2017

A group of children displaying their awards.On Thursday, March 16th, Watauga Elementary held its 5th Annual Spring Art Show, showcasing Preschool through fifth grade students.

High Point Preschool Students Make Science Real! 04-05-2017

Children experiment at a table.The Preschool students at High Point are making real science during center time.  The students this week explored mixtures by experimenting with oil and water.