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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.

HPES Second Grade Students Participate in Presidential Mock Election 11-29-2016

A group of students all wearing red standing and sitting in a classroom.The day before the real general presidential election, Nov. 7, 2016, the second grade students at High Point Elementary participated in a mock election, voting on their favorite presidential candidate.  Mrs. Matchett held a brief discussion with her three math core classes of who was running for the election, and gave facts about each candidate.

WES Second Graders Experience Agriculture 11-29-2016

Second grade students petting a goat.Second graders at Watauga Elementary recently participated in the Food For America program at Abingdon High School.

AHS Boys CC Team State Runner-up Champs 11-22-2016

Boys team and coaches standing in front of ​championship banner with one student holding certificate. Congratulations to the Boys' Cross Country team for being the State Runner-Up at the VHSL Cross Country Championships Friday which is the highest a boys team from Abingdon has ever finished in school history!

Fall is “UnbeLEAFable” at Abingdon Elementary School 11-21-2016

Kids dressed in fall colors sitting in a hallway.Abingdon Elementary School Title I had its fall Family Night on Oct. 6.  There were 78 family members and staff present. Everyone enjoyed snacks and made a fall leaf suncatcher.