News Article Index

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Valley Institute Elementary School | Bulldogs Building Success Career Fair 04-23-2019

Students observing medical helicopter.Valley Institute Elementary School hosted its first career fair on March 12th with 27 career fields being represented, including doctor, judge, fireman, policeman, military, pet groomer, forester, nursing, and many others.

Watauga Elementary School | The Morning Mile 04-23-2019

Students and Adults standing.Watauga Elementary School participated in a kickoff assembly for The Morning Mile on March 22, 2019. All students in grades 2-5 have the opportunity to participate in the program. The idea behind The Morning Mile is that students have a chance to engage in moderate to rigorous exercise.

Washington County Career & Technical Education Center | Nurse Aide Students Complete Clinical Hours 04-17-2019

A group of nursing students are seated, posing for a picture.Nurse Aide students at the WCCTEC recently completed forty clinical hours at Abingdon Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Holston High School | WCS Bands Perform for Bulls/76'ers Game 04-17-2019

Students with band instruments. On Wednesday, April 10, over 200 high school band students from Washington County, VA traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to perform for the Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76'ers game. Each of the four county high schools was represented at the performance.

Patrick Henry High School | Road Trip 04-16-2019

Five girls standing in front of a wall.Members of Mrs. Burke’s AP English 11 class are currently studying John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath.

Meadowview Elementary School | Art Show 04-16-2019

Three Students holding art pictures.On March 5th Meadowview Elementary School had its annual PTA art show. This was a great opportunity for parents and the community to come see what terrific artwork the students created in art class.

National School Breakfast Week at High Point Elementary School 04-10-2019

A man serving breakfast to students.Delegate Israel O'Quinn visited High Point Elementary School in honor of National School Breakfast Week. While visiting Delegate O'Quinn participated in serving breakfast and speaking with the cafeteria staff. A big thanks to Delegate O'Quinn for your participation in National School Breakfast Week!

Watauga Elementary School | Third Graders Discover History in the Arts 04-09-2019

Girls in front of record albums mural.Third grade students from Watauga Elementary School recently went on an arts related field trip to the Bristol Birthplace of Country Music.

Damascus Middle School | Renowned Composer Visits School Band 04-08-2019

Two men standing in front of students.Ed Kiefer, renowned composer, clinician, and retired educator, came to work with the Damascus Middle School Band on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The 7th and 8th grade students were preparing one of his compositions, “Whitewater Run,” for the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association Concert Assessment at Virginia High School.

Wallace Middle School | Breakfast Club Spreads Holiday Cheer to Nursing Home Residents 04-08-2019

A group of students are pictured in front of a nursing home.The WMS Breakfast Club participants delivered 75 treat bags to National Health Care Residents in celebration of the holidays on December 18.  The Breakfast Club is a service club at WMS that focuses on building positive school morale, as well as giving back to the community through various projects.  Students were