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GES 1st Graders "Visit" National Monuments 11-30-2015

GES students participating in virtual visits with SmartBoard.We have been very busy in first grade at Greendale while studying symbols in Social Studies. We actually watched a Bald Eagle and eggs being hatched in the nest.

Valley Second Graders Leap from Beanstalk STEMs with Jack 11-30-2015

A girl and a boy at their desks trying to make a small parachute.After going to the Paramount to see the play, Jack and the Beanstalk, and reading many different versions of the story, Valley second graders participated in a STEM activity.

LEGO Build and Robot Playtime 11-24-2015

Groups of kids and adults in a computer lab with Lego Mindstorms robots.During the 2015 First Lego League (FLL) Tournament on Saturday, November, 14th at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, the students and volunteers of Washington County Public Schools and other area districts participated in a large LEGO build and robot playtime.

Watauga Students Celebrate Red Ribbon Week 11-24-2015

2 little girls wearing pink shirts.October 26th-30th was Red Ribbon Week.  Students and staff at Watauga celebrated by dressing up to, “Stand United Against Bullying and Drugs.”

JSB Surprise HPES Students with Halloween Visit 11-24-2015

A trojan mascot standing with children.Second grade High Point Elementary students certainly received a welcomed surprise on Friday, October 30th, the day before Halloween.

Damascus Middle School Honors Veterans with a Luncheon 11-19-2015

A group of people eating lunch.In honor of Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11, Damascus Middle School students were encouraged to invite a veteran to lunch!

MES Celebrates Community Careers 11-19-2015

MES students watch VA State Police helicopter.At Meadowview Elementary School the morning of October 30, 2015 began in an unusual way with an amazing demonstration by the Virginia State Police Tactical Team.

VIES Celebrated Read Aloud to a Child Week 11-18-2015

A man standing in front of a classroom.Each grade level at VIES welcomed at least one person from the community to share a special book with their students during Read Aloud to a Child Week.  We had furry, four legged friends, readers from the Central Office, a local author, some familiar VIES staff members and retired VIES teachers who helped us celebrate.

Trick-or-Treat at the Washington County CTE Center 11-18-2015

Two boys dressed in Halloween costumes.Each year the students, faculty, and staff at the WCCTEC host a Halloween Parade for the Kidz Place -Title 1 Parent Resource Center Story Time children.  It is a delightful time of watching our little trick-or-treaters meet the "big" kids of the WCCTEC and staff from the School Board office.

Learning is Soooo Fun at High Point Elementary! 11-17-2015

A group of students wearing capes with vowels on them.Kindergartners at High Point Elementary have many opportunities to explore a variety of concepts each school day.  Many of these concepts are learned using hands-on or kinesthetic approaches.