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Abingdon High School Students Inducted into National Art Honor Society 11-17-2015

A large group of boys and girls, along with three adult ladies stand in front of  a small auditorium with a piece of artwork in the background.The AHS Chapter of the National Art Honor Society held its induction ceremony for new members on Thursday, November 29, 2015.  The Art Honor Society President Lydia B. conducted the ceremony along with help from Vice President William G., Secretary Carl M., and Treasurer Seth H.

Dr. Arnold Dines with Watauga Students 11-16-2015

A man sitting with children in a school cafeteria.On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, students at Watauga Elementary School had a special lunch guest. Dr. Doug Arnold visited WES and enjoyed lunch with the wildcats.

Red Ribbon Week at Wallace Middle School 11-16-2015

A group of students and a teacher are wearing red.“Respect Yourself, Be Drug Free” was the Wallace Middle School Red Ribbon theme this year. Student Ambassadors kicked off Red Ribbon Week by attaching a red ribbon to every locker.  Students promoted the rest of Red Ribbon Week by participating in various themed activities.

Second Grade Cartography at GES 11-13-2015

Students drawing region maps.When you say “Van Gogh” in Abingdon, Virginia…..most people think ‘William King Museum.’  William King Museum of Arts hosted a well-deserved treat at Greendale Elementary.  Through their educational program, second graders learned about three regions of North America in which American Indian cultures thrived.

PHHS Students Compete in TechTober Fest 11-13-2015

Four students stand in front of lockers.Congratulations to Patrick Henry High School's business students who recently was named number one in the Group A category in the entire state of Virginia in the TechTober Tech Fest, sponsored by Certiport! This competition assessed the highest percentage of Microsoft certifications grouped by the Virginia High School League classifications.

AHS Students Get Visit From University President 11-12-2015

Gentleman in a business suit stands in small meeting room with student seated listening to his presentation.Several AHS students had the privilege of a visit from a university president on Friday, November 6.  Dr. Brian Noland, President of East Tennessee State University, came to the school and met with a selection of students, most of whom were interested in attending ETSU next fall.

Holston’s Cross Country Completes Outstanding Season 11-12-2015

A high school cross country team stands beside a river.Holston High School’s Cross Country Team is coming off of another exemplary season.  Following on the heels of last year’s success, the HHS runners again showed why they are one of the most predominant athletic units in the county.

HPES First Grade Students Experiment With Raisins 11-12-2015

Children sitting at a desk with raisins.The first grade students of High Point Elementary enjoyed a hands-on experience on Friday, October 30th.  The students traveled from one room to the next taking part in various learning stations.

MES Fifth Grade Tours Majestic Bristol Caverns 11-11-2015

A group of students gather in front of large cave features.Fifth grade had the chance to visit the beautiful and majestic Bristol Caverns.  They went far below the earth's surface and walked along the banks of the ancient Underground River that carved these remarkable caverns from the hard core of the earth 200 to 400 million years ago.

VIES PreK Visited Fender's Farm 11-11-2015

Pre K students and teachers sit in and stand near a huge chair.Valley Institute Elementary School PreK Students took their first field trip of the year to Fender's Farm  A wonderful time was had by all.  Many parents, grandparents, and siblings joined our PreK family for a beautiful day at the farm.