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DMS Students Win at Gymnastics Meet 04-20-2015

Two students each do a split in front of tumbling mats.Recently, two Damascus Middle School students competed at the Big Dog Gymnastics Meet in Ripley, West Virginia. Eighth-grader Jenna G. won first place on Vault, first place on Balance Beam, and first place All-Around in her age division at the silver level.

Textbook Adoption Review 04-17-2015

Washington County Schools are reviewing textbooks for adoption. The school system will be adopting textbooks for Foreign Language - Spanish, French and Latin - for grades 8-12. The public is invited to review the materials at the Washington County Schools Central Office from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Deadline for reviewing materials is May 8, 2015.  For more information, contact Janet Lester at 276-739-3021.

Patrick Henry High School FFA Welcome MES Preschool Students 04-17-2015

Boy waters plant while several students watch.On March 30, 2015, Patrick Henry High School’s FFA chapter and Mr. Scypher’s horticulture classes invited Pre-K students and their teachers from Meadowview Elementary School to learn about plants. During this event, the Pre-K students planted their very own tomato plants with the help of PHHS students and learned how to care for them.

Hoops for Hearts at Greendale Elementary 04-17-2015

A young girl wearing a bright orange t-shirt is holding her prizes of a black basketball and duck key rings from the fundraiser.Students from Greendale Elementary School were thrilled to support the American Heart Association by raising money through Hoops for Heart. The Hoops for Heart program is a fun event where students can shoot hoops, learn about how their heart works, and teach friends and family how to stay FIT FOR LIFE.

Former Watauga Student Comes Back to Student Teach 04-17-2015

Student teacher posing with students around her.Watauga Elementary School is pleased to have Ms. Amanda Holman, from Emory & Henry College, student teaching this spring.

MES Preschool Classes Learn About Planting from PPHS Horticulture 04-17-2015

Preschool children watch as a high school student helps a Preschool classmate water her tomato plant.On March 30, 2015, Patrick Henry High School’s FFA chapter and Mr. Scypher’s horticulture classes invited Pre-K students and their teachers from Meadowview Elementary School to learn about plants.

Olympic Sport Introduced at High Point Elementary 04-16-2015

A girl is throwing a ball with other children standing behind her.Handball, an Olympic Sport was introduced to 4th and 5th graders during P.E. at High Point Elementary School. Students were so excited to learn and play this new game.

DMS Sixth-Grade Chorus Exploratory Class Jazzes it Up! 04-16-2015

A group of students stand behind a piano with a teacher.Under the direction of Mrs. Sue Spirup’s student teacher Mr. Nick Dennis, the sixth-grade Chorus Exploratory class took their audience back to the time of the Great Depression.  Mr.

HHS Students Appear on Nationally Distributed Video 04-16-2015

An adult male with video recording equipment sits across from a male high school student.  He is interviewing the student.On March 25, 2015, Videographer Tom Henwood visited Holston High School to interview students for WISE Financial Literacy.  Henwood was out to discover the methods that the Holston students and their teacher, Joy Munsey, have been using to perform so well on the WISE Financial Literacy Test.

Patrick Henry High School Student Wins 1st Place in VSBA Art Contest 04-15-2015

Shannon L., 11th grade student at Patrick Henry High School, was the 1st Place High School winner in the Virginia School Boards Association Southwest Regional Art Contest held at Carroll County High School on Monday, April 13, 2015. Student art from the elementary, middle and high school levels represented each school division in the competition, which was judged at the regional forum for area school board members.