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Abingdon High School Wrestler, Blake R., Heading to Ferrum College 04-30-2015

A young man sits at a covered table between two ladies with three gentlemen standing behind them in a small auditorium in front of a write-on board.Blake R., an Abingdon High School Falcon senior wrestler, signed on Monday, April 20, to continue his collegiate wrestling career with Ferrum College.  As a senior, competing in the 160-lb. weight class, Blake finished with an overall record of 45-7, was Conference 32 Champion, Region 3A West Champion, and finished 3rd in the VHSL 3A state meet.

Greendale Elementary Third Graders Work on Biography Posters 04-30-2015

Three Greendale third graders, two boys and a girl, work on a biography poster project on a table with other paper resources in front of them.Third graders in Mrs. Lutzo’s class at Greendale Elementary are working together in small groups to research an important person in history. After choosing their historical figure, the groups researched facts that highlighted important biographical information.

WES Congratulates Fourth Grade Annual Virginia Bowl Participants 04-29-2015

a group of children posed together.The 9th Annual Virginia History Bowl was held at Watauga Elementary on March 29, 2015.  Four fourth grade teams competed for a chance to represent our school at the Washington County 4-H History Bowl.

Students Study Coastal Ecology at Duke University Lab 04-29-2015

Forty students of high school age stand in front of the Atlantic Ocean during a trip.Forty students from three high schools in Washington County recently spent a week, including part of their Easter break, studying coastal ecology at Duke University's Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina.

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.