News Article Index

Title Date Story
Wallace Middle School | Students Participate in Hour of Code 03-27-2019

Two female students are working together on a computer.Students at Wallace Middle School participated in activities through the Hour of Code event that began on Monday, December 3. Sixth and seventh graders, as well as an eighth-grade exploratory class, enjoyed the opportunities to learn and practice coding during library classes.

Watauga Elementary School | Officer Gemmell Speaks to 2nd Graders 03-27-2019

Police Officer standing with students.Officer Scott Gemmell with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office spoke to Watauga Elementary 2nd graders about his position as the School Resource Officer.

Valley Institute Elementary School | Celebrates Dr. Seuss 03-22-2019

Students are listening to a guest reader.Valley Institute kicked off the week celebrating Dr. Seuss with a vocabulary parade.  Students selected a vocabulary word and then dressed in costume to represent the word.

Holston High School | Student Wins MLK Essay Contest 03-22-2019

Student posing for a photo.Josh H. was the winner of the Martin Luther King Essay Contest from Holston High School. His essay, “Standing Arm in Arm,” was chosen to be read by Josh at the ceremony commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Day in Abingdon.
Congratulations to Josh!

Watauga Elementary School | Students Learn to Play Golf 03-21-2019

2 boys swinging golf clubs.During the week of February 25-29, 2019, Watauga students had the chance to learn all about the game of golf from Coach Adam Dean. Coach Dean is the program director for The First Tee of Tri-Cities.

Holston High School | FBLA Visits ETSU 03-21-2019

Students posing for a group photo.

On Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, a group of FBLA club members toured the campus of ETSU in Johnson City, TN. They were able to see a variety of the halls and residences on campus, as well as other facilities that ETSU students are able to use freely. The tour guides, current students at the university, were very helpful.

Valley Institute Elementary School | Jump for Your Heart! 03-13-2019

Students standing by a poster.The month of February was filled with lots of jumping and learning about how to take the best care of our hearts for students at Valley Institute.  Students joined in on the Kids Heart Challenge through the American Heart Association.

Patrick Henry High School | IT IS MASSIVE! 03-12-2019

Three students look at steel wool burn.Patrick Henry chemistry students conducted a series of minilabs in order to prove the Law of Conservation of Mass.  Students worked through five experiments, measuring the mass of the reactants and the mass of the products.

Child Nutrition Programs Reminder 03-11-2019

Attention Parent/Guardian:

Washington County Child Nutrition would like to thank you for your patronage. To date, our Child Nutrition staff have served 203,054 Breakfast and 394,241 Lunches.

As the 2018-2019 school year is winding down, here are a few reminders:

Washington County Schools Announces Kindergarten Registration 03-11-2019

Kindergarten Registration will be held at all seven elementary schools in Washington County, Virginia on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 12:00-6:00 pm.  Children who will be 5 years of age by September 30, 2019 are eligible for kindergarten enrollment.  During registration, all children will be screened for instructional needs.  Documentation needed for registration includes birth certificate, immunization records and evidence of a physical exam within the past year.  Parents need to register their children in the school district in which they reside.  Out of zone transfer requests will be pr