News Article Index

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"Alpaca" Lunch and We Will Meet at the Farm! 07-05-2017

Students and teachers with an Alpaca.Students participating in the elementary summer school program visited the Dreamland Alpaca Farm in Meadowview, VA. They met a variety of animals such as Teddy Bear Sheep, Alpacas, chickens, and goats.

Holston GATE and Dual Enrollment Students Walk in Jefferson’s Footsteps 06-15-2017

Several teenagers stand beside a pond.HHS’s GATE and U.S. History Dual Enrollment students traveled to Charlottesville on March 24th and 25th and briefly saw the world through the eyes of America’s third president.  Students received a 3 hour guided tour that highlighted many of the innovations that Thomas Jefferson created and used in his own home.

Washington County Elementary Summer School Students Have Been "Rocking" and "Rolling"! 06-15-2017

A group of students sitting at a table painting rocks and smiling.The Washington County Elementary Summer School program is off to a great start! With the help of an exceptional staff, students have been in the business of learning and having fun.

Middle School EPIC Summer Stem Camp 05-30-2017

Students and teachers standing outside.Middle school students from each of the county schools were represented during the EPIC Summer STEM Camp at EB Stanley Middle School.  All of the campers were rising 6th, 7th, or 8th graders.

Summer Office(s) Schedule 05-25-2017

All offices will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. during the period of May 22, 2017, through July 28, 2017. Offices will be closed on Fridays unless a special event is taking place in the building(s).

Holston’s Gray is Athletic Director of the Year 05-23-2017

Two men present an award to a man.Years of hard work and dedication have paid off for HHS’s Travis Gray.  On March 31, 2017, he was named the 1A/ 2A High School Athletic Director of the Year.  His selection was announced at the 45th Annual Awards Ceremony for the Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association.

AHS Portrait for An Orphan Project 05-17-2017

A group of students holding up their drawings.This year 35 members of the Abingdon High School Art Portfolio Club each completed a portrait for a orphan child from the country of Bolivia through Peace Corp workers deliver the portraits for us.

Abingdon Elementary School "I Got You Babe!" 05-17-2017

AES Students Hold a model of "Babe, the Blue Ox"Third graders at Abingdon Elementary School ended the school year in their Language Arts classes by reading and studying classic American Tall Tales. They then participated in a STEM activity correlated to each Tall Tale Character.

Second Graders at WES Enjoy a Special Guest 05-17-2017

A woman standing in front of a classroom of students.Second graders always enjoy learning about Helen Keller's remarkable story. For the past two years, students have enjoyed a presentation by Diana Salyer, an instructional assistant at Watauga Elementary. In the past, Mrs. Salyer worked with visually impaired students and was able to give second graders a glimpse into the life of a blind student.

Abingdon High School Students Place Top 3 at National Technology Student Association Conference 05-16-2017

A group of students standing on stairs smiling.The following TSA students placed in the top 3 in their events at the state competition this past weekend. They will advance to the national TSA competition in Orlando, FL in June: