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|First Graders at Greendale Elementary Learn about Realistic Fiction||04-23-2015||
First graders at Greendale Elementary School have been reading The Boxcar Children books and having an exciting time learning new vocabulary, enjoying the genre of realistic fiction, and comprehending a story set around 75 years ago.
|Fourth Grade Writer represents Abingdon Elementary at DAR Essay Contest||04-22-2015||
Abingdon Elementary is proud to congratulate Grace A, who came in third place for the DAR Essay Contest. Grace wrote her essay on "What the Flag Means to Me." She eloquently shared her thoughts and feelings about the American flag in her essay.
|WMS Pizza Box Reports||04-22-2015||
Students in Michele Sutton’s sixth grade class at Wallace Middle School recently completed a special biography project which they decided to share with their classmates. The project was devised as a new approach to book reports.
|John S. Battle Biology Students Have A Hands-On Lesson||04-22-2015||
This semester Ms. Smithlund’s Biology classes had a guest lecturer, Jeremiah Gaddy, to talk about body systems. Jeremiah is a 4th year medical student about to graduate from the Quillen College of Medicine at ETSU and heading to Wake Forest to begin a three year residency for emergency medicine.
|STEAM is the Theme!||04-21-2015||
2015 Gifted and Talented Education Camp Registration is open for the 2015 GATE Camp! Our focus this year is STEAM – Science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics for rising 4th – 9rd graders. Appalachian culture, through STEAM activities, is the theme for rising 1st – 3rd graders. GATE camp is June 8, 9 and 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Parents are asked to join our presentations on June 10 at 2:00 p.m. Deadline for registration is May 13 and late forms will not be accepted. Make your plans now and join us at the Neff Center for the free STEAM GATE Camp!
|AHS Taylor B. Commits to Emory & Henry||04-21-2015||
After four years at Abingdon High School as a varsity starter, Taylor B. is moving up Interstate 81 to continue her academic and basketball careers. The list of institutions was trimmed to six, which included Emory & Henry, Roanoke, Concord, UVA-Wise, King, and Randolph.
|Dr. Seuss was the Craze at Greendale Elementary School||04-21-2015||
Students, teachers and visiting readers plunged into the world of Dr. Seuss during Read Across America Day on Monday, March 2. This is a nationwide reading event that takes place every year on Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
|WES Horsin’ Around in the Music Room!||04-21-2015||
Fifth grade students at Watauga Elementary School have been learning about “the father of American music” Stephen Collins Foster. Foster is one of the most popular composers from the 19th century composing many well know songs associated with the South such as “ Old Folks at Home”, “ Oh! Susanna”, and “My Old Kentucky Home”.
|HPES Kindergarten Study Buddies||04-20-2015||
Kindergarten is gearing up for first grade with the help of fifth grade study buddies. The fifth graders come each morning before their classes begin to listen to the little ones read books and word lists, write sentences, and to help in the preparation of the kindergarten day.
|PHHS SCA Members Attend the 2015 State Convention in Williamsburg||04-20-2015||
As President School of the Virginia Student Councils Association, Patrick Henry High School and Student Representative Emma B. led the 2015 State Convention in Williamsburg March 20-22. Student representatives of Patrick Henry High School, Emma B. and Chloe C., with their Student Council Advisors Amanda Chitwood and Jillian Smith, were able to meet with other Student Council groups from across the state of Virginia.