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Dr. Lane Visits MES 3rd graders 10-06-2015

A group of kids sitting in an auditorium.On September 17, 2015, third grade students at Meadowview Elementary listened attentively to Dr. Joseph Lane, professor at Emory and Henry College as he presented them with information about ancient Greece.  Dr. Lane intrigued students with photographs of ancient ruins displaying the culture of the early civilization and beautiful landscape of Greece.

Damascus Middle School Sixth-Graders Perform “Just for Fun!” 10-05-2015

A group of students pose on a stage. As a culminating activity each six-weeks, students in Mrs. Sue Spirup’s sixth-grade Chorus Exploratory classes perform for their classmates, teachers, and parents.  Typically, this performance is focused on an educational objective.

Making History with FCA at Wallace Middle School 10-01-2015

A group of students are posing for a picture in a library.Wallace  Middle  School  brought  a  new  club,  Fellowship  of  Christian  Athletes  (FCA),  to life  for  its  students  on  August  27,  2015. Sixth  grade  teacher,  Mrs. Brittni  Haderer,  and FCA  representative,  Steve  Kinder,  are  excited  to  see  the  positive  influences  this  club could  have  on  our  school.

WES Kicks Off One School, One Book 09-30-2015

Four teachers standing together.Watauga Elementary School kicked off its 6th annual One School One Book on Monday, September 14th. Our book for this year is Frindle by Andrew Clements. It is about a fifth grader named Nick Allen who invents a new word for pen, "frindle," and gets all his friends to use the new word, to the dismay of his language arts teacher, Mrs. Granger. Our assembly began with a funny skit using made up words.


The Washington County SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE meets four times a year.  Meetings are open to the public.  The advisory committee solicits viewpoints and suggestions from parents of students with disabilities and other interested persons for consideration. A meeting will be held on Tuesday October 6, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the top floor conference room at the Annex building.

GSMS Rebel Regiment Cadets 09-29-2015

Band students sitting in the stands at PHHSSeveral eighth grade band students at Glade Spring Middle School are taking advantage of a new opportunity this fall. With the formation of “Rebel Regiment Cadets”, a junior varsity marching band, students perform along with the Patrick Henry High School band at home football games and local parades.

It's Fun Learning our Numbers at the Kidz Place! 09-28-2015

Young boy puts stickers on paper.Thursday, September 10th, was our first 2015-2016 Story Time Class. We are learning numbers, shapes, and colors this year. As always, we include other fun activities along the way - keep up to date by checking our calendar on our NEW and IMPROVED website .

GES First Graders Study Past, Present and Future 09-28-2015

A little girl standing in front of a projector screen.First graders are learning about the past, present, and future. Today, we are learning about houses in the past, present, and future while having fun with a Smart Board activity.

Valley Institute Elementary Third Graders Created Names for New Drink 09-25-2015

Seven third grade students hold up their newly named and labeled drink cans.Third Graders at Valley Institute have been working really hard!  Students were given an assignment to create a name for a special new drink!  They were then asked to design their own label for this brand new drink.

JSBHS Student Wins Virginia State Food City Best Bagger Competition 09-24-2015

A collage of pictures with a Pepsi banner in the middle.Kayelyn H., won the Virginia State Food City Best Bagger Competition that was held at Food City on Euclid Avenue September 12. She competed against 30 other baggers across the state and will now advance to the next level in Las Vegas.