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Valley Institute Elementary School Teacher of the Year 12-01-2017

A teacher posing with students.Valley Institute is pleased to announce our Teacher of the Year is Ms. Angela Harman.  Ms. Harman has taught for sixteen years in Washington County and this is her sixth year teaching fifth grade Language Arts at Valley.

Damascus Middle School Sixth-Graders Travel through Time 12-01-2017

Three girls use a tablet to fly a drone.On Friday, November 17, Damascus Middle School sixth-grade girls traveled to the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center for the annual STEM conference for girls.  Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics topics, the purpose of the conference is to inspire and interest girls in a variety of careers in these fields.

Meadowview Elementary School Second Graders Learn About Native Americans 11-30-2017

A teacher standing in front of a class teaching.Meadowview Elementary School’s second grade students recently had a great hands-on learning experience with Melissa Duncan who is an instructor with the Van Gogh Outreach Program from the William King Museum of Art in Abingdon.

Abingdon Elementary School Fifth Graders Visit the Biltmore! 11-28-2017

Students posing in front of the Biltmore estate.On November 3, 2017 the Abingdon Elementary Fifth Graders took a field trip to The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC as a culminating activity to their novel study of Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty.

Holston Band Recognized With High Honor at Competition 11-27-2017

Teenaged band members assemble in a room.On Saturday, November 4, 2017 the Holston High School Marching Cavaliers traveled to Salem, VA to compete in the Virginia Marching Band Championships.

Vocabulary Forest at Wallace Middle School 11-21-2017

Two cheerleaders looking at a vocabulary project.Sandwiched between School Spirit Week and the  Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, Wallace Middle School eighth-graders created roots and affixes trees in English class.

Computer Science Classes Excite Students at Meadowview and Rhea Valley Elementary Schools 11-21-2017

Elementary students sitting at computers.Meadowview and Rhea Valley Elementary Schools are using’s K-5 Intro to Computer Science course to introduce students to computer science.

Watauga Elementary School: Ralph Rides 11-21-2017

Students sitting around their projects.Second graders at Watauga Elementary recently completed a STEM activity for "The Mouse and The Motorcycle", this year's One School One Book project. Students planned, designed, and created a "mouse size" form of transportation.

Larimer Bucks Come to Patrick Henry High School 11-21-2017

Man standing and holding custom paper money.Congratulations to Mr. Thomas Larimer at Patrick Henry High School. He received an award for Financial Education Teacher of the Quarter from the Virginia Credit Union.

John S. Battle Floriculture Team placed 5th overall in the National Event 11-17-2017

Students standing in FFA letters.The week of October 25-29, John S. Battle Floriculture Team competed in the National Floriculture Contest. This event was held in conjunction with the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.