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Slogan Contest to Encourage School Attendance | $100 Prize Package! 01-23-2019

Text that says Slogan Contest.

Theme: School Attendance 

Prize Pack valued at $100

WCS students may submit original slogan ideas to encourage good attendance and not miss out on education, friendships, and a strong future. 

Watauga Elementary School | Teacher of the Year 01-22-2019

A woman smiling.Watauga Elementary is thrilled to announce our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Angela Owens! Mrs. Owens has taught in Washington County and exclusively at Watauga Elementary for nineteen years. Mrs. Owens graduated from Emory and Henry College in 1999 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary English.

Abingdon High School | AHS Honor Band 01-18-2019

Students standing.Congratulations to these outstanding AHS Band students who earned placement into the competitive Washington County Honor Band, where the top musicians in the county put together a professional concert in two days.

Wallace Middle School | Awareness to Bullying Prevention 01-17-2019

A classroom door is decorated as a large flower.During the month of October, Wallace Middle School focused on bringing awareness to bullying prevention.  On October 23, WMS hosted its annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day.

Patrick Henry High School | It's Science! 01-16-2019

Research projects displayed on tables.Mrs. Woosley’s chemistry students displayed their completed research projects at the end of the first semester.

CTE Center to Offer ASVAB Test 01-15-2019

For the 17th consecutive year, the Washington County Career and Technical Center will sponsor a test session for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test (ASVAB).  The test will be given on Friday, February 1st from 12:30 to 3:15 PM.  The ASVAB is offered to all county sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a potential interest in serving in the United States military.  All branches of the military and their reserve components mandate that individuals take the ASVAB before they enlist.

Rhea Valley Elementary School | Third Graders Learn About China 01-15-2019

Children sitting and looking at a screen.Rhea Valley Elementary third graders welcomed back former preschool teacher, Ms. Sujean Bradley, to talk about her experiences in China.  Ms. Bradley has visited China twice already.

Watauga Elementary School | WES Student is Washington County Spelling Bee Champion 01-15-2019

Girl accepting award with principal.On Thursday, December 6, 2018 spelling bee winners from the seven elementary schools in Washington County competed in the Annual Elementary School Spelling Bee at Rhea Valley Elementary School.

Damascus Middle School | Teacher of the Year 01-08-2019

A woman talking to four seated students.Congratulations to sixth-grade math teacher Mrs. Melissa Childress who was selected as Damascus Middle School’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year! Before Mrs. Childress came to Damascus Middle School over two years ago, she taught math for eleven years in Wise County Public Schools.

Holston High School | Students Place at All-District Choir Auditions 01-04-2019

Students posing for a group photo.Five talented Holston High School singers landed spots in the Senior 2019 District VII Choir.