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Holston High School's Diana S. Auditions for All-State Band 03-28-2018

A teen female stands on a campus.Diana S., a senior at Holston High School, has demonstrated her musical proficiency with an exemplary showing at the Virginia All-State band tryouts at James Madison University in Harrisonburg.  The event was held on February 24th and over 1,000 high school musicians attended the audition.  Dianna placed 25th among Virginia’s bassoon players.

Watauga Elementary School Appreciates Sergeant Hayes 03-28-2018

Three students presenting gifts to an officer.To show appreciation, students from Watauga Elementary presented treats, decorated coffee mugs and cards to Sergeant Hayes and the sheriff’s department.

Greendale Elementary School Reading Olympians 03-27-2018

A teacher and students posing with medals.Students from Greendale Elementary School recently participated in the Washington County Reading Olympics, held at Meadowview Elementary School.

Holston High School Holds 54th Annual Beauty Pageant 03-21-2018

Five females pose in formal dresses.HHS crowned its 54th Miss Holston at the annual beauty pageant on Saturday, February 25th.  Far from being simply a “beauty contest”, the judges on hand measured the competitors based on three major skills:  appearance, poise, and stage presence.  The pageant was divided into two rounds.  The casual round featured the girls in informal apparel.  The following round featured the contestants wearing formal clothing.  SCA sponsors Brittany Mullins and Tiffany Williamson were in charge of the contest.

Rhea Valley Elementary School First Graders Present "Little Red Riding Hood" 03-20-2018

Three girls on a stage performing a scene.First grade students in Mrs. Cathy Hutton’s Intervention/Enrichment group presented the play Little Red Riding Hood, by Immacula Rhodes.

Abingdon High School Girl's Basketball Completes Historic Season 03-16-2018

A girls basketball team posing together.The Abingdon Girl's basketball team recently completed a successful and historic season by winning the Region D Championship and making their first ever Final Four appearance at the 3A level.

Abingdon Elementary 5th Graders Explore Sound! 03-16-2018

A boy and a girl posing together with their experiment.Did you hear that? Fifth graders at Abingdon Elementary explored the concept of sound and how sound is transmitted through solids, liquids, and gases. Students learned that in order for a sound to be heard, there must be a medium or form of matter to transmit the sound waves.

High Point ElementaryThird Graders Create Museum Exhibits 03-16-2018

A girl standing next to her exhibit.High Point Elementary School third grade students are museum curators! Students created their own project designs for a museum exhibit featuring the three ancient civilizations they studied this year.

Meadowview Elementary School Kindergarten Enjoys Moving Monday 03-15-2018

A group of students sitting on a classroom floor.Kindergarten students at Meadowview enjoyed Moving Monday before Spring Break.

Senior Twins Have Holston High School Seeing Double 03-15-2018

Three sets of twins stand near a door.Holston High School has the unusual distinction of having three full twin sets and one solo member of a set in their 2018 Senior Class.  These seven individuals comprise exactly 10% of the school’s graduating class. Additionally, they have displayed noteworthy leadership and drive.  They are among the elite students who have set the standard in scholarship, duty, and
athletics.

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