News Article Index

Title Date Story
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

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting 03-08-2019


The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.  If school is not in session that day, the meeting will be cancelled. 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.

High Point Elementary School | Art + Math = A Really Cool Project 03-08-2019

Bird's eye view of school building.4th Grade students at High Point Elementary School have been working on the math concepts of area and perimeter in Art Class!

Watauga Elementary School | 2nd Grade Recognizes Dr. Doug Arnold 03-08-2019

A man shaking hands with a student.Second Graders at Watauga Elementary School presented Dr. Doug Arnold with a gift for School Board Appreciation Month. Dr. Arnold was given a book titled, Cara’s Kindness.

Wallace Middle School | Eighth Graders Visit Reality 03-07-2019

A group of students looking at a projection.On Monday, November 19, WMS eighth grade students were able to take a trip into the future with Career Exploration and the Reality Store with Virginia Cooperative Extension at the Higher Education Center.

Holston High School | Students Organize Toy Drive for Niswonger Children's Hospital 03-06-2019

Students posing for group photo.Members of Holston High School's National Honor Society sponsored a drive to benefit Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City, TN.

Damascus Middle School | Gifted Students Complete Blood Typing Unit 03-05-2019

A woman drawing blood from a girl.The gifted students at Damascus Middle School recently participated in a unit of study about Blood Typing.  The nurse at Damascus Middle School, Michelle Stiltner, helped with this unit by taking blood from each student using a lancet.

Watauga Elementary School | Clinch Region Librarian of the Year 03-04-2019

A woman smiling.Watauga Elementary is proud to announce our librarian, Dr. Barbara Jones, as Clinch Region Librarian of the Year! This award recognizes outstanding Virginia school librarians.

STEM Winner- Conserving Energy in our Everyday Lives - John Battle High School 02-27-2019

A video from students at John S. Battle High School - "Conserving Energy in our Everyday Lives" was chosen as the winner in a STEM video contest for the high school category.The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy presented a $1,000 check to the school. The school will also be presented with a plaque t-shirts for the winning students.