News Article Index

Title Date Story
"SUPER LEARNING" in Kindergarten at High Point Elementary 09-29-2016

A group of students standing in front of a projector showing vowels.These first few weeks of school have been filled with LOTS of "Super Learning" for the new Kindergarten students at High Point!  They have jumped right into learning the alphabet letters and sounds by leaps and bounds.

Third Grade in the Valley 09-27-2016

Students are holding up the drink cans.Third graders at Valley Institute Elementary have been working really hard!  Students were given an assignment to create a name for a special new drink.  They were then asked to design their own label for this brand new drink.

WMS Students Believe in the Trojan Creed 09-26-2016

A group of students stand in front of their Keys to Success bulletin board.Student Advisory is an important part of the WMS curriculum.  During the first meeting of the school year the students met in groups with a faculty member to discuss the Wallace Middle School Trojan Creed.

High Point Students Meet Chris Michaels! 09-23-2016

A man and a group of children sitting on the floor.High Point Elementary’s second grade students got the 2016-2017 school year off to a great start!  WCYB’s meteorologist, Chris Michaels came to speak to the children about all things weather-related.

Holston Choir Students Make 2016 Highlands Honors Choir 09-22-2016

A group of high school chorus members pose.Auditions were held on Monday, September 12th at John Battle High School for the Highlands Honors Choir.  The honors choir---formerly known as the All-County Chorus---was made up of a select group of singers chosen from the county’s four high schools.  Fifteen HHS students auditioned and twelve made the cut as choir members or alternates.

Come and Hear Ms. Sheila, Professional Storyteller & Performer 09-21-2016


Abingdon Elementary Kindergarten Favorite Color Day 09-21-2016

AES Kindergarten students display their favorite colors.Abingdon Elementary School Kindergarten has been working hard to learn their colors and color words.  All the students and teachers have been wearing clothes with the color of the day with us to help us reinforce the beautiful colors.

Learning Science Hands On! 09-20-2016

Children standing in a circle.Third grade students from Watauga Elementary attended Conservation Camp at Sugar Hollow Park on September 7.


A girl standing with a lamb.Carrie A. was "crowned" Novice Showmanship Champion this weekend at the Russell County Fair. Showmanship judges the exhibitor's ability to handle and present their animal rather than the quality of the animal. Carrie's class was tough.

HPES Students are Settling into Good Books! 09-14-2016

Two children reading a book together.High Point Elementary School first graders have already "taken charge" of their reading success.  Thanks to the hard working teachers, students and families, our HPES first graders started the year ready to rock the books!