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School Wide Spelling Bee at VIES 12-07-2016

Students holding a trophy and certificates.Valley Institute Elementary held their school wide spelling bee on November 18th. The bee was very competitive and lasted 16 rounds!

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting 12-06-2016

The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.  If there is a delayed schedule due to bad weather, the meeting will be at 11:00 a.m.  If school is not in session on that day, the meeting will be rescheduled for Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. or if school is on a delayed schedule, at 11:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the top floor of the Annex Building. Questions regarding the meeting may be directed to Connie Phillips, Supervisor of Special Education at 739-3041.

GSMS Student Creates Thankful Tuesday Project 12-06-2016

Student standing holding poster.Noah S., a seventh grader at Glade Spring Middle School, knows a thing or two about giving thanks. Noah organized a food drive for the local pantry and called it Thankful Tuesday.

Exemplary Holston Athlete Signs with UVA Wise 12-02-2016

A group of people are seated at a table.Kendra W. will remain a Cav even after she graduates in May.  The Holston High School senior recently signed to play softball for the UVA Wise Cavaliers.  As a four-year varsity starter, she has put up some impressive numbers.  Last year she posted a batting average of over .400 while hitting 2 home runs.  She has also been flawless in field as a shortstop, continually impressing her coach Lisa Blackburn by making impossible plays seem routine.

Damascus Middle School Salutes Our Veterans 12-02-2016

An army veteran stands in a cafeteria.On Friday, November 11, Damascus Middle School students, faculty, and staff honored veterans with a special program and lunch.  Principal Scott Keith welcomed our guests, and seventh-grader Noah S. led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Dramatic Reading at Meadowview Elementary 12-01-2016

A student standing on a stage in a forum with students watching him.5th grade students at Meadowview Elementary recently took part in the Dramatic Reading Competition for 4-H.  Students chose their favorite books, poems, or stories to read in front of an audience of their peers.

Abingdon Elementary Second Grade Visits Williams Orchard 12-01-2016

A group of students sitting in the back of a farm truck smiling.AES 2nd graders enjoyed a fun trip to Williams Orchards in Rural Retreat. The students learned about the life cycle of a pumpkin, an apple, and a gourd.

2016 Greendale Elementary Spelling Champions 11-30-2016

A boy and a girl holding certificates while smiling and a man in the middle smiling.Greendale Elementary held it's school-wide spelling bee on Tuesday, November 22 with Casey Goetz from WCYB serving as the emcee / pronouncer for the event.  Fourteen students participated with an additional fourteen alternates and each student representing their homeroom.

JSBHS Earns 2nd Place in the Sigma Zeta Math and Science Competition 11-30-2016

Two girls and a boy standing in front of a building. Students from John S. Battle High School traveled to the University of Virginia at Wise on November 1 to participate in the Sigma Zeta Math and Science Competition. Teams of three from each school compete by taking tests in math and science. The science team was Sydni L., Lori L. and Trieu P.

AHS Foreign Language department receives Walmart Community Grant 11-30-2016

AHS foreign language teachers displaying oversized check in the amount of $1000.On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, Abingdon High School’s Foreign Language Department was presented with a $1000 check by David Reed of Walmart as part of Walmart’s Community Grant Program.

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