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Washington County Public Schools Attendance Slogan Contest Winner! 02-18-2019

A teenage girl smiling with two men smiling.Hannah T., Damascus Middle School has been chosen as the winner for the Washington County Public Schools attendance slogan contest. Her winning slogan “Learn More, Be More, Attend More” will be an inspiration for many students. Congratulations Hannah!

Patrick Henry High School | Student Participates in Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 02-14-2019

Student sitting at a desk. Patrick Henry junior, Heather W. participated in the Appalachian Peace Education Center’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, by writing and submitting an essay discussing Martin Luther King, Jr's continued
influence on society.

Watauga Elementary School | Fifth Grade NSDAR Chapter Winner 02-13-2019

A girl smiling.The Black’s Fort Chapter of the NSDAR announced the winner of the American History Contest for 2018-2019 term, Ainsley R, of Watauga Elementary School.

Greendale Elementary School | Teacher Named Washington County Elementary Teacher of the Year 02-12-2019

A woman smiling.Mrs. Laura Nunley, Special Education teacher at Greendale Elementary School, was recently recognized as Washington County Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019.

Washington County Teachers Embrace Children’s Engineering! 02-11-2019

Many teachers in Washington County are very passionate about incorporating STEM and STEAM into everyday learning.

Washington County Schools Summer Food Service Program Survey 02-05-2019

Washington County Child Nutrition Department would like to expand its' Summer Food Service program. FREE Meals will be provided to children 18 years of age and under. Your child/children do not have to been enrolled in Washington County Public Schools. No application or proof of income is required. Meals must be eaten on site.

Wallace Middle School | Celebrating Being Drug-Free During Red Ribbon Week 02-05-2019

A group of students are pictured wearing travel clothing..During the last week of October, Wallace Middle School celebrated being drug free with several fun activities.  On October 30, Chief of Police Tony Sullivan came to WMS to present “Drugs are Ugly” to eighth grade students.

High Point Elementary School | Teacher of the Year 02-04-2019

A woman smiling.Mrs. Caitlyn Bailey has been selected as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for High Point Elementary School.  Mrs. Bailey has served HPES as a second grade and Kindergarten teacher for the past three years.

Glade Spring Middle School | NSDAR American History Essay Winner 02-01-2019

Girl standing in front of a book shelf.Congratulations to Ms. Baleigh B. Baleigh was selected as the Black Fort Chapter’s 8th grade winner of the NSDAR American History Essay Contest.

Patrick Henry High School | GOT MILK? 01-30-2019

Four students sitting at a table.Students in Mrs. Woosley’s chemistry classes observed the reaction of dish soap in milk.  This simple lab illustrates the effects of an emulsifier on the non-polar fat molecules and the polar water molecules in milk.  Food coloring was added to the milk so students could see the emulsified fat molecules move over the surface of the water.