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Greendale Elementary School Vocabulary Parade 11-01-2017

A woman dressed as a light bulb and standing with students.On Friday, October 27, Greendale Elementary held it's first ever Vocabulary Parade.  The parade required each student, faculty and staff member to choose a vocabulary word and create a sign with the word and definition.

Delegate Israel O’Quinn Visits Damascus Middle School 10-31-2017

A man giving a presentation.On Tuesday, October 24, 5th District House of Delegates member Israel O’Quinn visited Damascus Middle School to speak to Mrs. Wendy Cole’s seventh-grade civics classes.

Watauga Elementary School Hosts Annual Fall Festival! 10-30-2017

A girl getting her face painted like a fox.On Saturday, October 14th, Watauga Elementary School welcomed the community to celebrate the changing season with the annual Fall Festival.

Meadowview Elementary School Kindergarten Learns About the Five Senses 10-27-2017

3 students sitting on the floor looking at a mini popcorn machine.This week, Kindergarten students at Meadowview Elementary learned about the five senses. They learned that senses are important because they tell us information we need to survive.

High Point Elementary School 2nd Graders are Pen Pals! 10-27-2017

A group of students smiling.Got mail?  Mrs. Ratliff's 2nd grade class at High Point Elementary is participating in a pen pal exchange program with other 2nd grade classes throughout the United States.  Our first letter and postcard was received this week from Washington.

Valley Institute Elementary School Pre-K Shines Pumpkins with Dr. Wallace! 10-27-2017

Students sitting and smiling with a man.After picking our own pumpkin from the kind donations of Mr. & Mrs. Rowes’s pumpkin patch, a surprise visitor popped in to help us shine them up!

Rhea Valley Elementary School Celebrates the 50th Day of School 10-26-2017

A group of students dressed in 50's attire.Rhea Valley Elementary students stepped back in time to the Rockin' Fifties to celebrate the 50th day of school on October 18, 2017.

Wallace Middle School: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ROALD DAHL! 10-24-2017

Two male students sitting in front of a computer.To celebrate Roald Dahl's 101st birthday, Mrs. Phillips's English 8 classes enjoyed a special read-aloud presentation of "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl. The short story originally appeared in his short story anthology titled KISS, KISS (Knoff, 1960).

Abingdon High School Student is Grand Champion at State Fair of Virginia 10-23-2017

A teenager standing with a lamb and a man.Congratulations to Abingdon FFA member, Ryan G., for exhibiting the Grand Champion Market Lamb and the Grand Champion Commercial Ewe at the State Fair of Virginia in early October.

Patrick Henry High Natural Resources Students and Outdoor Club Officers Explore Virginia's Highest Elevation! 10-20-2017

Twenty Four people stand and sit while looking at the camera.On Monday, October 16, 2017 twenty- four enthusiastic students, along with  teachers Mr.Thayer and Mr.Hoffman, completed a hike from Grayson Highlands State Park along the Appalachian Trail to the Mount Rogers Summit, then to Elk Garden.