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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.

VIES Fourth Graders Conduct Schoolwide Surveys 10-28-2015

A group of kids together in a classroom.The 4th grade students in Mrs. Gardner's math classes at Valley Institute Elementary have been working on collecting and analyzing data.

MES First Graders go “Back to the Miocene” in Gray, TN 10-28-2015

 Students use tweezers and magnifying glasses to ID fossils.First grade got the chance to study the past in a whole new way earlier this month. On October eighth and ninth, students went back to the Miocene Age on a field trip to the ETSU General Shale Natural History Museum Visitor Center and Gray Fossil Site.

WCCTE CSI Takes to the Sky! 10-27-2015

An instructor and his class pose with a drone. Mr. Dale Cross’ Criminal Justice class has acquired an additional piece of technology that will enhance student learning throughout their case studies—A Phantom III Advanced Drone.

WCYB Meteorologist Chris Michaels Visits the GSMS News Team 10-27-2015

A man posing with children.The News Crew and Media Club recently hosted WCYB meteorologist Chris Michaels at Glade Spring Middle School. The students were initially excited to have a television celebrity in their midst, but once he began speaking with them; they were genuinely engaged and inspired by his enthusiasm and knowledge.