News Article Index

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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.

Damascus Middle School Students Expand Their Science Knowledge 02-09-2015

A group of boys holding fish food stand next to a fenced stream.On Friday, November 21, sixth-grade students from Damascus Middle School left the school, but they did not leave learning behind. The girls spent the day at the Higher Education Center in Abingdon involved in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Conference, where they learned about robotics, engineering, and DNA extraction, among other topics.

Wallace Middle School GATE Program Hosts Science Fair 02-09-2015

3 Children standing in front of poster boards.The Wallace Middle School GATE program hosted its annual science fair on Monday, January 26. Forty-four participants from sixth, seventh, and eighth grades displayed 38 projects in the school auditorium. The projects were judged by a team of 3 judges.

Abingdon Elementary and The Great Kindness Challenge 02-06-2015

A female teacher and student dressed as superheroes.Abingdon Elementary students proudly participated in The Great Kindness Challenge beginning January 26-30, 2015.  The Great Kindness Challenge is a positive, proactive bullying prevention initiative, reaching millions of students during the last full week of January every year.