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WES Ancient China Trioramas Project 01-15-2016

Ancient Chinese trioramas Watauga Elementary School third grade social studies classes have been working diligently on their Ancient Chinese invention trioramas.  The students have learned about the magnificent land of Ancient China for the past couple of weeks along with their prior knowledge from second grade.

High-Tech Kindergarten at Abingdon Elementary 01-14-2016

Students sit on mat looking at screen.Mrs. Alexander's kindergarten is learning alongside some other kindergarteners from Indiana! Our new friends go to Pierceton Elementary School in Pierceton, IN.  Their teacher, Mrs. Kelley, asked if we wanted to do some interactive writing, and we were all in!

John Battle Club 121 participates in Holiday Mail for Heroes program 01-13-2016

A collage of pictures showing kids working on cardsAt the recent Club 121 meeting, club members signed Christmas cards for the annual American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

Falcon Band Student is a Member of Macy's Great American Marching Band 01-12-2016

Young man stands in street in New York City in Great American Marching Band uniform holding his band hat with plume.Peyton W. was honored recently by being invited as a member of the 2015 Macy's Great American Marching Band where he performed in the 89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Washington County Schools Holds Annual Spelling Bee 01-11-2016

A group  people standing with a child holding a trophy.On Tuesday, December 15, 2015 spelling bee winners from the seven elementary schools competed in the annual elementary school spellingbee.

Books A Million Book Drive Benefits GSMS 01-08-2016

Students displaying new books and a banner in the library.Glade Spring Middle School was selected by Books-A-Million in Bristol, Virginia for their annual Christmas Book Drive. Six hundred and sixty-one books were donated to the school with a value of more than $5,900.00!

WES: Wacky Tacky Watauga Christmas Sweaters 01-08-2016

Three girls in wacky tacky Christmas sweaters.Students at Watauga Elementary School participated in a Wacky Tacky Christmas sweater dress up day on December 4th. Students were dressed head to toe with holiday apparel and helped the entire school get into the Christmas

WMS Sixth Grade Boys Discover the Birthplace of Country Music Museum 01-07-2016

A group of male students are gathered in front of a wall that reads Bristol.On November 20, 2015 the sixth grade boys traveled to The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia.

Kidz Place Children Entertain at Christmas with Grace Event 01-07-2016

Two adults dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus sitting in chairs.Christmas at the Kidz Place is always fun! This year we had two special elves (Betty Rosenbaum and Marcia Hicklin) help us for the morning.

Congratulations to the John S. Battle Cross-Country Team! 01-06-2016

Runners stand in two lines with boys in the back row.Congratulations to the John S. Battle Cross-Country team on a great season!  The athletes worked hard to reach their goal of getting out of Conference to Region and then onward to the State Championship Meet.