News Article Index

Title Date Story
GMS Announces Junior Washington County Community Scholars 04-29-2015

Male and female students pose in a group.Glade Spring Middle School congratulates the following students who were selected as Junior Washington County Community Scholars:

2015-2016 School Calendar and Handbook Cover Art Contest Winner 04-28-2015

Drawing of a yellow school bus with kids on it and a sun in the top left corner. The bus has writing on it that says "Driving Our Schools To Success."Congratulations to Maddie M., the 2015-2016 School Calendar and Handbook Cover Art Contest Winner! Maddie is in the 7th grade at Damascus Middle School and her colorful artwork was chosen to be the cover for the 2015-2016 School Calendar and Handbook among over 300 entries.

Rhea Valley Students Participate in the “Hour of Code” 04-28-2015

Several, elementary-aged boys working on computers.A group of Rhea Valley Elementary second through fifth grade students recently participated in the “Hour of Code” which is a global initiative dedicated to giving students the opportunity to experience computer programming and the world of computer science.

John S. Battle Senior Dual Enrollment Students Take Learning Outside 04-28-2015

Students stand in the woods holding notebooks. Ms. Jennifer Daniel's Dual Enrollment English 12 students recently hiked to the Cave Loop Trail at Sugar Hollow Park as part of their Appalachian Studies course.

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!