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Family Life Video Public Review For Washington County Virginia Schools 09-22-2015

Family Life Education videos to be used during the 2015-2016 school year will be available for public review on Tuesday, September 29  from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Abingdon High School Library.

HPES Third Grade Students Study Fact Families! 09-22-2015

A group of students sitting at a table.High Point Elementary Third Grade Students Study Fact Families! Students in Mrs. Miller's and Mrs. Ratliff’s third grade math classes have been learning about related facts. They used their names to create their very own name fact family.

MES Mustangs Share a Special Book and a Special Gift 09-22-2015

A poster of a gorilla and book title "The One and Only Ivan"In anticipation for our One School, One Book in October first grade teacher Ms. Jennifer Cole used her talents to get the children excited about “The One and Only Ivan”.  The drawing is displayed in the library along with the book and a picture of the baby gorilla that the school adopted.

WES Let's Get the Rhythm In Our Hands 09-21-2015

Students sit in a circle.First grade students at Watauga Elementary School have started off their year in music class with lots of successful rhythm activities. First students reviewed their vocabulary word rhythm which is the long and short sounds and silences in music.

GSMS Meets the Rebels 09-21-2015

GSMS students participating in sports standing in the gym.A crowd of fans turned out for the 2015 PTA Open House to meet the Rebels and kick off a new school year! Students participating in volleyball, football, band, and golf were introduced to parents, grandparents, and teachers. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the school and these young athletes. GO REBELS!

Around the World at HPES! 09-18-2015

Two children standing next to a globe.Nothing says back to school like kids and globes. Children are naturally excited about the world around them so when their teacher brings out the globes, there is great cause for excitement!

WES Third Grade Students Saving the Planet! 09-17-2015

Students standing in a circle formation.On Thursday, September 3, Watauga Elementary School third graders attended Conservation Camp at Sugar Hollow Park. It was a fun outdoor learning experience for all involved. Students rotated through stations to learn more about conserving and protecting Earth and our natural resources.

DMS Students Selected for Highlands Honors Choir 09-16-2015

A group of students stand in front of a map of Washington County.Congratulations to the following Damascus Middle School students who were selected for the 2015 Highlands Honors Choir on Thursday, September 10.  The Highlands Honors Choir is the newly-renamed All-County Chorus.

Holston Singers Selected for Highlands Honors Choir 09-15-2015

Eight students and a teacher are at the edge of a stage posing for a picture.  Four students are sitting and four students and the teacher are standing behind them.

Nine members of the Holston High School Chorus were selected for the 2015-16 Highlands Honors Choir.  Tryouts were held at Abingdon High School on September 8, 2015.  Over 200 students from the county’s four high schools auditioned.  The Honors Choir is new this year and replaces the All-County Chorus.  Components of the new choir will include a treble choir, a mens’ choir and a womens’ choir.

High Point Elementary First Graders Use Technology to Read! 09-15-2015

Students sitting together holding ipads.The first grade students of High Point Elementary School are wild about reading!  The students in Mrs. Woodby’s class have been busy reading books and testing their knowledge of those books by using iPads.