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Greendale Elementary School | 100 Cans for 100 Days 02-27-2019

A group of students gathered on a rug.Greendale Elementary School students from Mrs. Selvaggi’s, Mrs. Burns’, and Mrs. Griffin’s classrooms set a goal of collecting 100 cans of food in celebration of their 100th day of school.

Washington County 4th Grade Students Celebrate George Washington 02-27-2019

A group of students posing and smiling.On Friday, February 22, 2019, Washington County Schools celebrated George Washington's 287th birthday with a celebration of 4th grade essay winners.  In this annual event, 4th grade students are encouraged to write an essay reflecting the many leadership qualities of George Washington.

Watauga Elementary School | WES Celebrates Valentine's Day 02-26-2019

Students smiling with their cardsIn honor of Valentine’s Day, Watauga Elementary cafeteria staff distributed Valentine’s Day cards to all students. The cards were designed by four Watauga students, two fifth grade students, one fourth grade student, and one
third grade student.

Holston High School | Steve Ahn Named HHS Teacher of the Year 02-26-2019

A man smiling.

Mr. Steven Ahn has been selected as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for Holston High School.  Mr. Ahn has served HHS as a science teacher for the past five years.

Damascus Middle School | Washington County Farm Bureau Supports Student Involvement in Agriculture Programs 02-21-2019

Two students receiving a check from a man.On Tuesday, February 5, the Damascus Middle School FFA (Future Farmers of America) was invited to attend a dinner hosted by the Washington County Farm Bureau.

John S. Battle High School | Harry F. Byrd Scholarship Recipient 02-21-2019

A girl with a medal smiling.Congratulations to John S. Battle High School student, Claire Melton, for receiving the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Leadership Award. This prestigious scholarship is awarded annually to one senior from each Congressional district in Virginia.

Identifying Disabled Children 02-19-2019

The Washington County Public School System provides a Free and Appropriate Public Education for all identified eligible disabled students, ages 2 to 21, residing within Washington County.  Please see http://www.wcs.k12.va.us/specialservices/identifying-children-disabilities .

Glade Spring Middle School | Middle School Teacher of the Year 02-19-2019

A lady with blonde hair smiling.Glade Spring Middle School is proud of our very own Jessica Stevenson, who was chosen as Washington County’s Middle School Teacher of the Year!

Abingdon High School | Students Receive Virginia Seal of Biliteracy 02-19-2019

Students posing together and smiling.Congratulations to the following Abingdon High School students for their achievement in World Languages and their receipt of the Virginia Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish:

Holston High School | Band Students Participate in All-County Band 02-19-2019

Students posing for group photo.

Congratulations to these HHS Band students who earned placement into the competitive Washington County Honor Band. In this band, the top musicians in the county put together a professional concert in under two days of
rehearsal.

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