News Article Index

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Abingdon Elementary School Blankets of Blessing 5th Grade Service Project 10-17-2017

A group of students holding some of the donated blankets.As a wrap up activity for a novel study of How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor, the 5th grade students at Abingdon Elementary participated in a service project organized by the 5th grade language arts teachers.

High Point Students Participate in Wall Station Scavenger Hunt 10-13-2017

2 boys standing in front of a dry erase board while holding notebooks.Fourth grade students in Mrs. Richardson’s Virginia Studies Class participated in a wall station scavenger hunt to review Virginia Geography and First Americans.

Rhea Valley Elementary Donates to Hurricane Relief 10-13-2017

Students holding a check and a poster.The students at Rhea Valley Elementary are doing their part to help those affected by the recent hurricanes. The Gifted and Talented Education students at Rhea Valley Elementary coordinated a school-wide campaign to collect donations for the American Red Cross for hurricane relief.

John S. Battle High School: Students DriveSmart 10-13-2017

A student in a car wearing goggles.Tim Burnette with State Farm insurance and Kristin Pettway with Drive Smart VA came to JSB to allow students to see the risks of drinking and driving as well as texting and driving.

Meadowview Elementary School: Who is Willie MacGurkle? 10-13-2017

A drawing of a character with yellow hair, blue nose, 1 orange eye, 1 green eye, and smiling.Who is Willie MacGurkle?  No one really knows.  However, students in Mrs. Duncan’s fourth grade Language Arts class, at Meadowview Elementary School, have a couple of inferences as to who he might be.

Wallace Middle School: "We Will Remember" 10-09-2017

A drawn poster memorializing September 11, 2001.Eighth grade students at Wallace Middle School commemorated the events of 9/11 by participating in activities throughout the day. Students were given an assignment to interview an adult and ask them to share their memories about September 11th.

Holston Chorus Fares Well at All County Selections 10-06-2017

Seven students pose along a wall.Seven of Holston High School’s Chorus students auditioned on Monday, September 11th, and were chosen to be a part of the 2017 Highlands Honors Choir.

Greendale Elementary Champions of Respect 10-06-2017

A group of students posing with a teacher.Fourth and Fifth Grade Students were selected by their teachers as Greendale Champions of Respect.

Meadowview Elementary School Preschoolers Helped Prepare Vegetables for Lunch 10-05-2017

Kids in a lunchroom eating corn.Meadowview Elementary School Preschoolers helped prepare vegetables for lunch last week.

Abingdon Elementary Fifth Graders Experiment with States of Matter! 10-04-2017

Students with messy hands using liquids in science class.Fifth graders at AES have been having fun learning about states of matter. They have been observing and investigating matter changing between solids, liquids, and gases. They even watched teachers demonstrate changing gas to solid and solid to liquid to gas to plasma and back!