News Article Index

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HHS Interact Club Works For Community 11-04-2015

A group of students in a classroom hold canned food items.The Interact Club at Holston High School recently completed a major community service project.  In cooperation with Patrick Henry High School, the club launched a friendly competition between their respective first period classes.

WES Book Fair Contest Winners 11-03-2015

A painted pumpkin.The Watauga Elementary School library stirred up some excitement for the coming Book Fair by hosting a creative contest. Students were asked to decorate a pumpkin, gourd, or potato to look like an existing or a completely new superhero.

MES 2nd Graders Discover the Magic Beans 11-03-2015

Students sit in a theater and listen to a presentation.FE FI FO FUM!  Second graders enjoyed the morning with the Barter Players at the Paramount Theater in Bristol.  Jack and the Beanstalk, a classic fairy tale, fed the students’ imaginations with golden eggs, a musical magic harp, beanstalks, and an angry giant.

VIES Thanks Wal-Mart 11-02-2015

A group of people standing together.Twenty lucky teachers at Valley Institute Elementary were surprised on the morning of October 15th.  Two representatives from Wal-Mart came to reward twenty teachers with $50 gift cards. Valley Institute was chosen as one of the community schools for the Teacher Rewards Program.

HPES Fifth Grade Students Celebrate Reading 11-02-2015

Students sitting in a class room.Fifth Grade Students Celebrate Reading “Fall in Love with Reading” is the theme that is emanating in the fifth grade hallway at High Point Elementary School.  The students are engaged in a novel study of Hatchet, a survival story of a young teenage boy who is stranded after a plane crash.

Kidz Place Eat Smart, Move More Nutrition Classes Being Offered 10-30-2015

Please join us for a series of six (6) nutrition classes to promote healthy living and finding balance in an unhealthy, chaotic world.  The classes are presented by the Virginia Cooperative Extension office and are being hosted by the Kidz

Damascus Middle School Celebrates an All-American Spirit Week! 10-30-2015

A group of students wearing banners and crowns pose on a red carpet. Damascus Middle School celebrated an “All-American” Spirit Week with Holston High School’s theme of “Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of the Cavalier.”  Students dressed up all week, as All-American Heroes and tacky tourists and in red, white, and blue. On Friday, students stood “United as Cavaliers,” proudly wearing red and black!

WMS Seventh Grade Students See the Grand Canyon - in 3D! 10-30-2015

Many students in a classroom are wearing 3D glasses.Students in Mrs. Miller’s English Language Arts class got up close and personal with the Grand Canyon in preparation for reading Downriver by Will Hobbs.  They viewed images and maps of the Grand Canyon in 3D on a PowerPoint presentation.

AHS FFA Member Exhibits Grand Champion Market Lamb 10-29-2015

Two men posing with a lamb.On Saturday, October 10, Abingdon FFA member, Ryan G. had an awesome day at the 2015 Virginia State Fair.  Ryan exhibited three wethers in the Division 6 market lamb show.

Congressman Griffith Visits HHS 10-29-2015

A Man is addressing a group of students.The U.S. History and Government classes at Holston High School recently had the opportunity to hear from and speak with Congressman Morgan Griffith.  Griffith, who represents Virginia’s 9th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, came to HHS on September 21st and spoke with the students for over an hour.