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WCS Announces Kindergarten Registration and Preschool Screenings 03-03-2015

Kindergarten Registration will be held at all seven elementary schools in Washington County, Virginia on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 12:00-6:00 pm. Children who will be 5 years of age by September 30, 2015 are eligible for kindergarten enrollment. During registration, all children will be screened for instructional needs.

Holston Agriculture Teacher Competes at the National Level 03-03-2015

A female teacher stands beside a Future Farmers of America banner in her shop.HHS Agriculture Teacher Sarah Scyphers recently competed in the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet in San Diego, California. Scyphers, who won at the state level last month, went on to the national competition to face off against her peers from all over the country.

HPES Kindergarten Students are Building a Strong Community! 03-03-2015

A group of children standing with a adults.On Monday, November 24th, High Point Elementary Kindergarten welcomed community helpers into their classrooms. We had a vast array of helpers.

March 7 Concert to Benefit CTE Center’s SkillsUSA Chapter 03-02-2015

The Washington County Career and Technical Education Center’s SkillsUSA Chapter will host Phoenix Recording Artist, Brad Puckett, in concert March 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Abingdon High School auditorium.

Meadowview Elementary Fourth Grade Student Honored for DAR Essay 03-02-2015

A child with glasses on hold an American flag and her essay.Congratulations to Justice K. from fourth grade. Justice has been awarded an honorable mention in the fourth grade DAR essay contest with her work on "What the Flag of the United States Means to Me".

Third Graders at GES Experienced a Barter/STEM Kind of Day 02-27-2015

Third grade boy wearing a blue and orange football jersey sits at a student desk working on a project with objects that look like pens.Greendale Elementary third graders had a fabulous time watching “Jingle All the Way” at the Barter Theatre, especially with the play’s message of working as a team, being willing to listen to suggestions for improvement, and realizing that each individual has his or her own personal strengths and weaknesses…and that’s okay!

Glade Spring Middle School GATE Embarks on an Adventure 02-26-2015

A group of students stands on a staircase.Glade Spring Middle School sixth graders in the GATE program recently traveled to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee to visit the Titanic Museum and Ripley’s Aquarium. At the Titanic Museum, the students were taken on a tour led by "actual" passengers from the ship! The guides told the students why they were on the ship and what had happened to them.

MES Congratulates Mrs. Cole Elementary Teacher of the Year 02-26-2015

Mrs. Jennifer Cole is seated with her students gathered around her.Mrs. Jennifer Cole was recognized by the faculty and staff of Meadowview Elementary as the Teacher of the Year for the school. In December, Mrs. Cole was selected as the Elementary Teacher of the Year for Washington County Schools.

Kidz Place – Title 1 Parent Resource Center 02-25-2015

STOP THAT WINTER BRAIN FREEZE! We are waiting for you!! The Title 1 Parent Resource Center, also known as the Kidz Place, is a full service library with over 25,000 items available for check out and free of charge! Our services are available for all Washington County residents. We have a large selection of books with AR levels marked, beginning leveled readers, math readers, math and reading games and activities, puzzles, board games, DVDs and videos, music CDs, and lots more. Our qualified staff is on hand to help with parenting concerns and questions.

John S. Battle Seniors Honor Martin Luther King 02-25-2015

Young men and women stand in front of several flags.In honor of Dr. King's birthday, Ms. Jennifer Daniel's Dual Enrollment English 12 students recently attended a presentation by regional historical scholar Dr. William Turner on January 19.