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Holston Welcomes Three New Faculty Members 08-21-2015

Two men and a woman stand beside a classroom wall.

Holston High School is proud to welcome three new faculty members to its team.  They are:  Science teacher Joe Smith, Special Education teacher Cyndie Parkin, and Day Treatment counselor Cody Ewing.  All three bring pertinent experience that will help them serve the students well.

GES Fourth Graders Save Fred! 08-20-2015

One female fourth grade student sits and one male fourth grade student stands while working with a gummy worm, gummy lifesaver and paper clip.The fourth graders at Greendale Elementary School were challenged to save Fred (a gummy worm) from drowning in the lake!  Poor Fred spends his time boating on the lake near his home.  He never learned to swim and he never wears his life preserver.

Rhea Valley Elementary School Is Off To A Great Start 08-19-2015

A group of students sitting together in a classroom.Rhea Valley Elementary School greeted kindergarten through fifth grade students for their first day of school on August 10, 2015.  The faculty and staff at Rhea Valley Elementary School were eager to begin the new school year and were excited to see the students entering the doors Monday morning.

The Kidz Place is Ready! 08-12-2015

Adults show alphabet cards to children sitting on floor.We are ready and waiting on students, parents, and teachers to visit us.  We have a great year planned and many exciting things for you and your family to check out.  Remember we have lots and lots of books, beginning readers, books on CD, DVDs, phonics and math helps, puzzles, board games, worksheets, frog games, and MORE!  Our NEW WEB SITE is up and running!

Damascus Senior League Softball Plays in World Series 08-10-2015

A softball team composed of teenage girls stand holding a championship banner.

The Damascus Senior League Softball Team made history this year.  The lineup, which includes several players from Holston High School, went all the way to the Senior League World Series.   The team had epic wins during the district, state, and regional tournaments.  The Regional tournament featured championship teams from several southern states.  Damascus bested Florida’s top team to claim the regional crown.

Updated Kidz Place Website 08-05-2015

Children and adult hold parachute and pretend to toss litter to pick up later.We are very excited to announce the unveiling of our NEW AND IMPROVED Kidz Place website.

New Student Lunch Payment System: mySchoolBucks 08-04-2015

Washington County Public Schools is proud to announce mySchoolBucks for students lunch payments. There are many helpful features available for parents to ensure their child has funds available for lunch. 

More information about mySchoolBucks can be found by clicking here.

There is also a link to go directly to the mySchoolBucks page under the Parents section of the menu bar.

WMS Holds Seventh Annual National Junior Honor Society Induction 07-30-2015

Six rows of students are pictured in front of a white wall between two white poles.On April 1, 2015, Wallace Middle School’s eighth grade class held its seventh annual National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony.  Mr. Lambert, principal, began the ceremony by welcoming guests and congratulating students on their accomplishments.

Congratulations to the John S. Battle Tennis Team on an Outstanding Season 07-21-2015

Boys stand with their coach and hold a trophy.Congratulations to the John S. Battle Boys’ Tennis Team for defeating Gate City and securing the Conference 40 Championship Title.

Washington County CTE Center Students Succeed at National SkillsUSA Competition 07-16-2015

Two CTE Center students stand in front of a SkilsUSA banner.

Students Ian D. and Tim T. represented the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center during the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference and Skills Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. During the skills competitions, which were held June 20-27, 2015, both students earned second place honors in their respective fields.