News Article Index

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Reading is Everywhere at Greendale Elementary 11-07-2014

Sheriff Newman sits in a chair with a book, in front of the classroom with small children sitting on the floor facing him.“Read Aloud to a Child Week” was a huge success at GES! We had guest readers from all over our local area. Sheriff Newman, Dr. Wallace and Dr. Ratliff from the school board office started the week off with fun books for each grade level.  

Damascus Middle School Spanish Students Explore Picasso’s Art! 11-06-2014

Students pose in front of a mural.Students in Ms. Dalia Obregon’s seventh-grade Spanish Exploratory class recently colored a beautiful mural based on a compilation of some of the best artwork done by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.  

Meadowview Elementary Fifth Graders Travel the World! 11-06-2014

Two Meadowview Elementary fifth grade students work at a table with an iPad and an atlas.Meadowview Elementary fifth graders are taking imaginary trips around the world!  They are doing this to learn about atlases.  The students started by picking a location and doing research on their choice destination.  They were able to use iPads, atlases and encyclopedias.  

WES First Grade KidBloggers! 11-06-2014

Student working on computer.First graders at Watauga Elementary have embarked into the world of digital writing.  Each first grade classroom has a blog on the educational site, Kidblog.   Students can log in and respond to writing prompts from their teacher.  

John S. Battle Hosts Fourth Annual Field of Faith 11-05-2014

John S. Battle stadium was filled for the Fourth Annual Fields of Faith.On Wednesday 8 October, John S. Battle High School hosted the fourth annual Fields of Faith at Battle Field. Fields of Faith is an FCA sponsored event with students and coaches from around the local area sharing their testimonies and encouraging the community with the Gospel message.

Preschoolers Learn About Fire Safety! 11-05-2014

High Point Preschool Students and Teachers Pose with Fire Truck.As part of Fire Prevention Month, preschool students at High Point Elementary School learned about fire safety.  The students spent a day in the classroom learning about the importance of smoke detectors in the home and how to safely get out of a burning building.  

Fourth Grade Greendale Elementary Students Mine for “Coal” 11-05-2014

Two students, one boy and one girl, are sitting at their desks working on mining for chocolate chips in two cookies on paper towels on the desks.To wrap the unit in Natural Resources, Mrs. Kiser’s classes at Greendale Elementary were given the opportunity to mine for coal.  Using two types of chocolate chip cookies and toothpicks, the students were able to mine for coal and see how easy or difficult the mining industry can be.  

Damascus Middle School Students Show Their School Spirit! 11-04-2014

A teacher places a crown on a student while several other students look on.The week of October 6-10 was a celebration of Homecoming spirit at Damascus Middle School!  Tying in with Holston High School’s theme of “There’s No Place Like Homecoming,” students celebrated with dress-up days throughout the week.  

Reading Pays Off! 11-04-2014

High Point Second Graders Read!Second Grade students at High Point Elementary have been "Busy Bees" with reading this year!  In fact, the grade level total is already close to 12,000,000 words!

Abingdon High School sees a Dream Come True 11-04-2014

Three young men stand in a field with a walking trail in background.Abingdon High School Falcons celebrate the shared vision, communal support, and the eventual reality of The Panicello Memorial Trail.