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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!

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2016-2017 Special Education Parent Survey 08-03-2017
Each school year the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is required to report to the U.S. Department of Education the "Percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with disabilities."
"Alpaca" Lunch and We Will Meet at the Farm! 07-05-2017

Students and teachers with an Alpaca.Students participating in the elementary summer school program visited the Dreamland Alpaca Farm in Meadowview, VA. They met a variety of animals such as Teddy Bear Sheep, Alpacas, chickens, and goats.

Holston GATE and Dual Enrollment Students Walk in Jefferson’s Footsteps 06-15-2017

Several teenagers stand beside a pond.HHS’s GATE and U.S. History Dual Enrollment students traveled to Charlottesville on March 24th and 25th and briefly saw the world through the eyes of America’s third president.  Students received a 3 hour guided tour that highlighted many of the innovations that Thomas Jefferson created and used in his own home.