News Article Index

Title Date Story
WES: Wacky Tacky Watauga Christmas Sweaters 01-08-2016

Three girls in wacky tacky Christmas sweaters.Students at Watauga Elementary School participated in a Wacky Tacky Christmas sweater dress up day on December 4th. Students were dressed head to toe with holiday apparel and helped the entire school get into the Christmas

WMS Sixth Grade Boys Discover the Birthplace of Country Music Museum 01-07-2016

A group of male students are gathered in front of a wall that reads Bristol.On November 20, 2015 the sixth grade boys traveled to The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia.

Kidz Place Children Entertain at Christmas with Grace Event 01-07-2016

Two adults dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus sitting in chairs.Christmas at the Kidz Place is always fun! This year we had two special elves (Betty Rosenbaum and Marcia Hicklin) help us for the morning.

Congratulations to the John S. Battle Cross-Country Team! 01-06-2016

Runners stand in two lines with boys in the back row.Congratulations to the John S. Battle Cross-Country team on a great season!  The athletes worked hard to reach their goal of getting out of Conference to Region and then onward to the State Championship Meet.

Abingdon High School Wins Big at Young Playwrights Festival 01-04-2016

Six young ladies and two young gentlemen stand in front of school lockers in hallway at school.Creative writing students at Abingdon High School recently won the most accolades at the 2015 Young Playwrights Festival sponsored by Barter Theatre. Every year, students from across the region submit plays to Barter Theatre, and the top eight plays receive staged readings by the Barter Players.

WES Second Grade Celebrates Veterans Day 01-04-2016

A veteran and a student stand together.On Veterans Day, a Captain from the Virginia Army National Guard visited second grade students at Watauga Elementary. Students learned about many of the duties performed by our veterans.

A Visit to Biltmore Estate Takes GSMS Students Back in Time 12-22-2015

A group of students standing in front of the Biltmore Estate.This year the GATE students at Glade Spring Middle School traveled to Asheville, North Carolina to tour the historic Biltmore Estate.

High Point Fifth Graders Are Tied Up in Multi-Cultural Art 12-22-2015

A child posing with his art project.High Point Fifth Graders Are Tied Up in Multi-Cultural Art The "Ojo de Dios" or "God's Eye", has been a long-standing traditional craft for many children around the Americas.

Author Bunny Medeiros Donates Autographed Book to DMS 12-21-2015

A woman holds a book in front of her.Recently, the Damascus Middle School Library received a wonderful gift of an autographed copy of /Friendliest Town on the Trail/ from author Bunny Medeiros.

WCCTEC Christmas with Grace Program 12-21-2015

A group of students with elderly.On December 10, the students and staff from the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center welcomed  the residents of Grace Healthcare by presenting their annual "Christmas with Grace" Program.