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Wallace Students Compete in the Regional Middle School Science Bowl 04-28-2015

Children stand in from of the Jefferson Center For Research and Technology sign.Despite snow, sleet and freezing rain, nine Wallace Middle School students traveled with their coaches to Newport News to represent southwest Virginia in the regional science bowl competition at the event at Jefferson Lab on March 7. The teams spent the morning in a series of fast-paced round robin matches before they progressed to the double-elimination finals.

AHS Earth Day Activities in a Combined Effort 04-27-2015

A groups of students standing with arms around each other, six male and two female, stand with two female adult teachers on a grassy lawn at local historical site with Federal building in background.Abingdon High School and Holston High School AT2 students volunteered to assist in Earth Day on Saturday, April 18, 2015, held at the Fields-Penn House in Abingdon, VA.

Greendale Elementary First Graders Map It Out 04-27-2015

Seven first graders hold up multicolored poster maps their created of their neighborhoods.In recent weeks, Greendale's first graders have been learning about maps and globes. We have also learned our cardinal directions, bordering states of Virginia, and our continents through song.

Abingdon Elementary Student Wins George Washington Essay Contest 04-27-2015

Two AES students at the Martha Washing Inn for DAR essay celebrationOn March 9th, students, parents and educators gathered at the Martha Washington Inn to celebrate the essays of fourth grade students across the county.  Abingdon Elementary was proud to honor Ella Kate B. and Ashby B. at the ceremony.

Sunburners vs. Shades Volleyball Game at High Point Elementary 04-27-2015

HPES Fifth Graders Play Volleyball! On Tuesday, February 3rd students and staff packed High Point Elementary gym for the 9th annual 5 th Grade vs. Teacher volleyball game. This game has become a tradition and a favorite activity by all students.

WES First Graders Perform “A Year of Holiday Fun” 04-24-2015

Children standing on a stage singing.First grade students at Watauga Elementary have been learning about calendars. The students enjoyed singing songs and sharing facts about the twelve months and a holiday from each. The program was enjoyed by faculty, staff, family and friends. Great job first graders!

Abingdon Elementary Holds Annual History Bowl 04-24-2015

Members of AES History Bowl team pose for picture with winning ribbons.Right before heading off for spring break, Abingdon Elementary held its annual History Bowl on Wednesday, April 1.  No fooling here, four teams comprised of sixteen expert history buffs came together to compete for the opportunity to move on to the county history bowl at Meadowview later in April.

Damascus Middle School Students Perform in The Nutcracker 04-24-2015

Two students hold a nutcracker in front of a Christmas tree.On Friday, December 12, students in Damascus Middle School’s Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program traveled to the Paramount Center in Bristol to see The Nutcracker, a Highlands Ballet Original Production.

Egypt comes to HPES 04-23-2015

miniature pyramids.Have you ever wondered what life would be like without clocks, calendars, and paper?  How would we tell time ,know what day of the week or month of the year it was, or even write a letter?  We can thank the ancient Egyptians for these contributions to the world.

Damascus Middle School Collects Pajamas! 04-23-2015

Two students give pajamas to a teacher. Damascus Middle School participated in the sixth annual “Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive,” sponsored by Scholastic, from November 24-December 12.  For each pair of pajamas donated, Scholastic donates a book.

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