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Watauga Elementary Welcomes Six New Faculty Members 09-08-2015

Six teachers stand in front of the Watauga school sign.Watauga Elementary is proud to welcome six new faculty members to its team. Ms. Sara Keith graduated from The University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2010. She previously taught for five years at J.W. Adams Combined School. She now teachers second grade at Watauga.Mrs. Jill Baldwin graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and taught in North Carolina. After Mrs. Baldwin married, her family moved to Abingdon.

HPES Kindergarten Artists Get Colorful with Self-portraits 09-04-2015

A child is showing his drawing.This past week at High Point Elementary School, our brand new kindergartners got to paint on their own for the very first time this year! And, what could possibly be better to paint than an artist's "bread and butter," a self-portrait! These were no ordinary self-portraits.

WES Science Tools Rule! 09-03-2015

Two girls look at a balance.Fifth grade students at Watauga Elementary School have learned to use a variety of scientific tools during Mrs. Neal's science class. Students were in awe at the detail they observed in plant and animal slides using a microscope. Did you know that magnification of a dragon fly's wing shows cells in the shape of a pentagon?

New Faculty at E. B. Stanley Middle School 09-01-2015

Five faculty members sit on the sofa in a library.E. B. Stanley Middle School welcomes new faculty members for the 2015 - 2016 school year.

2015-2016 SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT INVOLVEMENT SURVEY 08-31-2015

All parents of school-aged children and youth who receive special education services in Virginia’s schools are encouraged to complete the Virginia Department of Education’s annual Parent Involvement Survey.  This survey is not intended to measure satisfaction with the special education program.  It is designed to determine whether or not the school facilitated parent involvement.  The English and Spanish versions of the survey have been combined into one survey with both languages.

This survey will be available until September 30, 2015. 

VIES Second Graders at Valley Build Marshmallow Towers 08-31-2015

Four proud second graders stand near a desk where their spaghetti noodle and marshmallow tower is displayed.The second graders at Valley Institute Elementary kicked off the new school year with a team-building activity.  This activity was just one of the many different Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities the second graders will be participating in throughout the year.

The Greendale Choir Begins Another School Year 08-28-2015

The Greendale Choir had its first rehearsal on Tuesday, August 25th.  Fifty-six 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students crowded onto the stage in the Forum at Greendale to begin rehearsal after school.  Roll was called, procedures gone over, and in no time, singing had begun.  What a talented group of young singers!  Mr. Fore is excited to begin the new year with the Greendale Choir!

Kidz Place Tail Waggin' Tutors 08-27-2015

Young girl reads with dog next to her.We hope to see you Tuesday, September 1st!!!  Remember to join us the first Tuesday night of each month for our special evening with the Tail Waggin’ Tutors here at the Kidz Place (Title 1 Parent Resource Center).

Holston Students Excel at FFA National Convention 08-26-2015

Three teenage female high school students stand alonf the wall of a school building.Good things are happening this fall at Holston High with the FFA! Morgan K. and Chloe Y. have been accepted into the National FFA Band program for this year's FFA National Convention in Louisville, KY. Ashelyn W. was also accepted into the National FFA Chorus program for the same event.

DMS News Crew Keeping Our School Informed! 08-26-2015

A group of students poses in front of the DMS News backdrop.The 2015-2016 Damascus Middle School News Crew is keeping the students, faculty, and staff informed through a lively broadcast each morning!

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