News Article Index

Title Date Story
Abingdon Elementary Holds Annual Spelling Bee 02-23-2015

AES Fifth grader proudly displays certificate after winning spelling bee!On Friday, January 9, Abingdon Elementary held its annual school-wide spelling bee. Twenty participants eagerly took the spotlight to show off their spelling expertise. Students had already proven their success by competing in classroom competitions and were named champions of their classroom. 

Robotics Club Workshop and Meeting Schedule 02-18-2015

A group of children standing near robot assembly kits listening to an instructor. We will run on the same schedule as the WCS closings. There will not be any robot club meetings if the schools are closed or have an early release.

WCCTEC Students Earn Top Honors at District Competition 02-13-2015

2 male and 2 female teenagers posing together.On February 4th, students from the WCCTEC Criminal Justice Program participated in the 2015 Skills USA District 8 Crime Scene Investigation and Criminal Justice competitions. The Crime Scene team consisting of Madison B., Michael P., and Bayleigh D. won first place. Students were judged on conducting a thorough investigation of a mock homicide scene, specifically in the areas of: evidence identification and documentation; evidence collection; crime scene measurement and reconstruction.

Identifying Disabled Children 02-12-2015

The Washington County Public School System provides a Free and Appropriate Public Education for all identified eligible disabled students, ages 2 to 21, residing within Washington County.  Please see

The Greendale Choir’s Annual Winter Concert 02-12-2015

A conductor, wearing a green shirt, is directing a group of children in a choir on risers on a stage in front of an audience.On the evening of Thursday, December 11, the Greendale Choir, under the direction of Mr. Bradley A. Fore, had their annual Winter Concert. Parents, family, and friends of the students in the Greendale Choir crowded into the forum at Greendale for the event. Choir members arrived early that night to warm up their voices and prepare their minds for performance.

If you live in Washington County, Virginia, and have a child who will be four years of age by September 30, 2015, your child may qualify for enrollment in the school division's PRESCHOOL PROGRAM for the 2015-2016 school year.
MES First Graders Cooperate and Communicate to Build the Tallest Tower 02-11-2015

Three first grade students from Meadowview Elementary sit around a tower built from toothpicks and marshmallows.Meadowview First Graders got to experience the life of an engineer during science class. They used marshmallows and toothpicks to create solid figures like the ones they were studying in math class.

JSBHS Students Receive Scholarship to National League of Junior Cotillion 02-11-2015

Two young men are dressed in suits.Austin W. and Cameron P. were selected as the recipients of a scholarship toattend the local chapter of National League of Junior Cotillion, which is owned by Mrs. Kacey Buchanan. The High School Cotillion Club is a licensed program of NLJC designed specifically for high school students.

Rainbow of Learning 02-10-2015

2 children standing in front of a boarder with a rainbow that says "Rainbow of Learning".High Point preschoolers are excited about their rainbow of learning and working as a community to fill their pot of gold. Every color of the rainbow represents an area of learning. Purple is color identification, blue is shapes identification,  green is capital letter recognition, yellow is number recognition,  orange is lowercase letter recognition, and red is letter sounds.

Holston Cross Country Team Hits its Stride 02-10-2015

Six high school students, dressed in running attire, stand in front of a chain link fence near a running track.After a few seasons of rebuilding, Coach Sammy Campbell and his Cross Country Team at Holston High School hit their stride in the 2014 season. The team acquitted itself well throughout the season, but the members turned in their best performances at the district finals meet at the William Harris Park in Council, Virginia.