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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.

John S. Battle High School: Battle Buddies 10-20-2017

Groups of students holding their projects.On Tuesday, October 10th, JSB FBLA members traveled to Valley Institute Elementary for our first Battle Buddies meeting.

Practical Nursing Graduates Return to Teach Current Washington County Career and Technical Education Center Students 10-20-2017

Four women standing in front of a nursing class during a presentation.On October 13th students enrolled in practical nursing classes at the WCCTEC were treated to a special presentation on skin cancer.  The guest lecturers were graduates from the Washington County and Russell County Schools of Practical Nursing and are practicing Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs).

Watauga Elementary School Preschool Visits Williams' Orchard 10-19-2017

Students standing in front of apple tree.On October 5th, Watauga preschool students traveled to Williams' Orchard in Rural Retreat, Va.   Students enjoyed a wagon ride to the fields and were able to learn about the crops growing there.