News Article Index

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High Point Elementary Third Grade STEM Time 05-04-2015

A boy and a girl working.High Point third grade took a ride on the STEM Train learning how we use signs to communicate.  Signs are forms of visual communication. They are used to give product information as well as safety information.

High Point Elementary First Graders Know Place Value 05-01-2015

A boy and a girl sit at a table working with beans.The first grades students in Mrs. Wiles class have been very busy learning all about place value.  As part of their daily math instruction, students have utilized various methods to show parts of a number.

John S. Battle Students Attend All State Band Event 05-01-2015

A young man and young woman stand holding musical instruments.During the weekend of April 10, Jesse H. & Brooke M. participated in the 2015 Virginia All State Band event held at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia.  They earned placement in the coveted ensemble through qualification auditions at the district level and then rigorous auditions state-wide held at James Madison University.

WMS GATE Students Create Animal Tracks 05-01-2015

a boy holding a mold of a animal foot print.Gate students at Wallace Middle School are on a year-long ecological quest to find out everything they can about the local creatures and environments in which they live.  Wallace Middle School has partnered with Mandy Fletcher, Educational Specialist, who works for the Holston River Soil and Water Conservation District in this endeavor.


The WASHINGTON COUNTY VIRGINIA PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM solicits bids from all responsible vendors of Physical and Occupational Therapy Services.  Sealed bids for this project shall be received until May 20, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. and opened at that time in the conference room at the Washington County School Board Office, Annex building, 220 Stanley Street, Abingdon, VA.  The Washington County School System reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Specifications and documents pertaining to this solicitation can be downloaded by clicking the link below.

Damascus Middle School Students Present Christmas Concert 04-30-2015

Students playing percussion instruments stand on a stage.Members of the Damascus Middle School band and chorus entertained their audience with the annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 11 at Holston High School.  The concert began with the sixth-grade band, directed by Mr. Bob Ballengee and Mr. Uley Daniels, playing “Jingle Bells” and a medley of familiar Christmas songs.

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.