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New Student Lunch Payment System: mySchoolBucks 08-04-2015

Washington County Public Schools is proud to announce mySchoolBucks for students lunch payments. There are many helpful features available for parents to ensure their child has funds available for lunch. 

More information about mySchoolBucks can be found by clicking here.

There is also a link to go directly to the mySchoolBucks page under the Parents section of the menu bar.

WMS Holds Seventh Annual National Junior Honor Society Induction 07-30-2015

Six rows of students are pictured in front of a white wall between two white poles.On April 1, 2015, Wallace Middle School’s eighth grade class held its seventh annual National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony.  Mr. Lambert, principal, began the ceremony by welcoming guests and congratulating students on their accomplishments.

Congratulations to the John S. Battle Tennis Team on an Outstanding Season 07-21-2015

Boys stand with their coach and hold a trophy.Congratulations to the John S. Battle Boys’ Tennis Team for defeating Gate City and securing the Conference 40 Championship Title.

Washington County CTE Center Students Succeed at National SkillsUSA Competition 07-16-2015

Two CTE Center students stand in front of a SkilsUSA banner.

Students Ian D. and Tim T. represented the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center during the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference and Skills Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. During the skills competitions, which were held June 20-27, 2015, both students earned second place honors in their respective fields. 

WMS GATE Students Visit Charleston, South Carolina 06-25-2015

A group of students standing on a beach. Wallace Middle School’s GATE students enjoyed an action-packed trip in Charleston, South Carolina, filled with adventure and opportunities for learning about ecology and history.  One of the goals of GATE Coordinators, Ms. Logan and Ms. Mutter, was to plan events that would offer opportunities for career exploration in STEM careers, including oceanography and marine biology.

Glade Spring Middle School Eighth Graders Attend Career Academy 06-17-2015

A male student holds a snake.May 28 was not a typical last day of school this year.  Eighth grade students from Glade Spring Middle School were invited to attend a Career Academy at Virginia Highlands Community College.

Damascus Middle School Celebrates 06-05-2015

A large group of students stand in front of a room divider.Forty-eight students from Damascus Middle School were recognized as Junior Washington County Community Scholars for their community service, scholarship, attendance, and citizenship on Friday, May 1 with a luncheon at Golden Corral.

Damascus Middle School GATE Students Travel to Amish Country 06-04-2015

A group of students and one adult sit in front of a fireplace.Recently, Damascus Middle School students in the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program traveled to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to visit Amish Country.  Throughout this school year, students have prepared for this trip by completing four units about the Amish way of life.

“It’s [Not] All Greek” to Damascus Middle School Seventh-Graders 06-03-2015

Five students hold a variety of items related to Greek Mythology.Students in Mrs. Blackburn’s seventh-grade English classes at Damascus Middle School recently completed research projects about Greek mythology.  After choosing his/her topic and conducting research, each student made a shield, designed a PowerPoint, wrote a paper, or created another form of visual representation to present his/her findings.

Fishy Fun at Glade Spring Middle School 06-02-2015

A large group of students stand in the grass.Glade Spring Middle School seventh graders enjoyed another year of Trout in the Classroom. This year, the trout eggs were delivered to the new Agriscience exploratory classroom.  Under the supervision of Mrs. Mary Rhudy, Agriscience teacher, the students observed the eggs that later became fish.