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Valley Fourth Graders Test Drops On a Penny 09-29-2014

Seated at desks two students are dropping water into red cups.Recently fourth grade science students at Valley Institute conducted an experiment to find out how many drops of soapy water and fresh water the top of a penny would hold. Students in Mrs. Shortt's class worked with partners and were able to make observations, ask questions, and formed a hypothesis. 

High Point Elementary Fourth Grade Student Wins Scholarship 09-26-2014

High Point Fourth Grade Student Sits with Cabbage.Owen A., a fourth grader at High Point Elementary School, has been entered into the Bonnie Plants drawing for a $1,000 scholarship.  

School Days at Watauga 09-26-2014

Humphrey and friends from the Knoxville ZooFor the fifth year, Watauga Elementary School students and their families, along with teachers and the entire staff, were unified by a shared experience; the One School, One Book program.

Damascus Middle School Library Hosts Scholastic Book Fair! 09-25-2014

Three students sit on beanbags holding books.During the week of September 8-11, the Damascus Middle School Library was filled with new books, bright posters, and fun school supplies for sale to benefit the library program. 

Patrick Henry High English 9 Class Show Their Character 09-25-2014

Students sit in a group around a poster.Mrs. Duncan’s English 9 Honors class recently performed “post-mortems” on characters from their summer reading, Robert Lipsyte’s The Contender.  Students were assigned groups, and each group was assigned a specific character to analyze. 

Glade Spring Middle School Gets Intense! 09-24-2014

Team Intense showers the crowd with soda by tearing apart a 7up can.On September 16, Glade Spring Middle School hosted a special motivational program from Team Intense.  Team members, Josh Whisneant and Ken Etta amazed the audience with feats of strength such as rolling up a frying pan and bending a half inch diameter piece of steel into a twisted​ pretzel-like​ shape. 

Fourth Graders at Greendale Elementary Participate in Patriot Day 09-24-2014

Three girls are smiling in the hallway after participating in a community service on Patriot Day.Mrs. Kiser fourth grade classes at Greendale Elementary School found a neat way to participate in Patriot Day this year.  Patriot Day takes place each year on September 11 in order to remember all who gave their lives on the fateful day. 

Holston Singers Selected for Senior All-County Chorus 09-23-2014


Five of Holston High School’s most accomplished members of the Chorus were selected for All-County Chorus.  They received the honor at a competitive event at Patrick Henry High school on September 10th.  Seniors Megan B. & Jennifer V., junior Ashelyn W., Senior Jesse R., and freshman Lauren W. were selected by the panel of judges to perform with the other top singers in the county.  

High Point Elementary Reading is Sweet in 2nd Grade! 09-23-2014

newsarticle_20140923_02.JPGHigh Point Elementary School 2nd Graders have been very busy reading this year!  This year's reading theme for the school is "The Reading Factory" inspired by the movie "Willie Wonka".  To kick off the theme, second grade enjoyed watching the movie to get them into the mood. 

Holston Welcomes Back Students 09-22-2014


On Friday, August 29th, Holston High School welcomed back the students with their annual “Back to School Bash”.  Students enjoyed each other’s company as they were treated to ice cream that was provided by Food City.  They were led in cheers by the school’s award-winning cheerleading team.