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John S Battle Chorus Students to Participate in the Highlands Honor Choir 10-19-2015

Rows of young men and women stand in a class room with the front row kneeling.On, Tuesday, September 8, thirty John S Battle choral students were selected by audition to represent their high school at the first ever Highlands Honor Choir (consisting of students from all eight Washington County middle and high schools, and students from Virginia Middle and Virginia High).

Collaboration WORKS in Washington County 10-16-2015

A group of students working on a project together.The students at the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center have joined forces to create some hands-on models for the third grade students in Ms. Harris’ science class at Abingdon Elementary.  In a joint project between Mr. Zier’s Carpentry class and Ms. Ruble’s Geometry class, students created and built moon phases manipulatives.

Damascus Middle School is Well-Represented at County Fair! 10-15-2015

An adult and a student stand beside a hog.Each year, the Washington County Fair provides a wonderful opportunity for students to display their expertise, talent, and hard work.  Damascus Middle School was well-represented in various ways throughout the week.  On Monday, Kay Leigh H. and Layton H. participated in the 4-H Hog Show, and Layton won first place in the Heavyweight Division!

Valley Institute Begins a School Wide Reading Adventure 10-14-2015

A group of students inside a school gym.Excitement abounds at VIES as we set off on our school wide reading adventure.  Our adventure began in the school gym where principal, Mrs. Jackson, and librarian, Mrs. Johnson, spoke to all the students and faculty about our new reading adventure.

GSMS FFA Members Compete at the Fair for the First Time 10-13-2015

A group of students standing inside a building.On Tuesday September 15, 2015, 18 students from Glade Spring Middle School traveled to the Washington County Fair to compete in the Livestock Judging Contest.

GES Fourth Graders Joined "A Call to Arms" at the Muster Grounds 10-12-2015

A man dressed in a costume.On September 21, 2015, Greendale fourth graders took a journey back in time to learn about life in the 1700s.  They met pioneer men and women who fought for their independence. They met men who formed a militia known today as the Overmountain Men.

RVES Kindergarten Students Enjoy Perfect Day at the Fair! 10-09-2015

Horses and Tigers and Ducklings, Oh My!  On Wednesday September 16, Rhea Valley Elementary Kindergarten students had a fun filled day at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon, Virginia.  After being greeted by a life sized bunny rabbit at the entrance, the children began their tour of a variety of animals found on the farm.

EBSMS GATE Students Visit Museum and College Campus 10-08-2015

Several students stand outside at a university college campus. On Wednesday, September 30th, E. B. Stanley Middle School eighth grade GATE students experienced a lesson in anatomy and physiology by attending the "Our Bodies: The Universe Within" exhibit at the Hands On! Regional Museum in Johnson City, Tennessee.  The exhibit gave students an educational insight into the mystery of the human body and its inner workings.

HPES 4th Graders Muster at the Muster Grounds! 10-07-2015

A group of students sitting on the ground watching a man.The High Point Elementary 4th graders took a visit to the Abingdon Muster Grounds this week. During their visit, they were able to take a step back in time to learn about how people lived during the 1700's.

Flu Vaccine for Staff October 21 and 22 10-06-2015

Offered by the Mt. Rogers Wellness Team, Washington County School employees can receive flu vaccine at each school by following these simple steps. This is available to both current and retired staff, as well as their spouses.