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A student holding up their trophy.Congratulations to Aiden S. on a tie for Runner-up in the countywide Spelling Bee held on December 6th!

A little girl holding her card design with a group of people standing around her.The Johnson Memorial Hospital hosted a Christmas Card Contest where the children and grandchildren of their team members design a Christmas picture and the employees of the hospital vote.

Female students reading books in the library.Students in grades sixth and seventh took part in a book tasting event held in the library during the month of October. All students were given a menu and presented with a “tasting” of new books in our library.

A man standing in front of a crowd at a podium.On October 13th Delegate Israel O'Quinn came to Meadowview Elementary School to speak to the entire 5th grade class.

A boy standing over an experiment dressed as a mad scientist.High Point First Graders expanded their scientific knowledge using their five senses and some really amazing experiments during Halloween week.

The Washington County Schools Wellness Program Portal is now available and will be holding a drawing for $25 gift cards. Read further for details!

A group of students standing by a river.Teachers Eric Carrigan and Aaron Napier launched a new club at Holston High School for the 2017-18 school year.  The Wilderness Club was designed to help the students appreciate the natural beauty of our area and develop good stewardship habits.

5 students holding a trophy.Congratulations to students at Abingdon High School for earning top spots in this year's Young Playwrights Festival sponsored by Barter Theatre. Out of nearly 400 plays and over 600 playwrights, Abingdon had three winners, including a play which earned first place accolades as well as a staged reading by the Barter Players.

Students standing near a helicopter.Greendale's Career Fair was held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Students saw many different people talk about their careers.

The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Students and faculty stand together in the shape of a snow man.Watauga celebrated the changing of the seasons and welcoming of the new holiday by joining together for a school picture!

Students posing for a play performance.The GATE students of High Point Elementary enjoyed a wonderful artistic adventure on November 30, 2017.  Students were guided by the Drama Department of Emory and Henry College in the art of theatrics.

Two first grade students on a stage.During the week of October 16, first graders in Mrs. Hutton’s first grade Intervention/Enrichment group presented the Reader’s Theater play “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White.

A teacher posing with students.Valley Institute is pleased to announce our Teacher of the Year is Ms. Angela Harman.  Ms. Harman has taught for sixteen years in Washington County and this is her sixth year teaching fifth grade Language Arts at Valley.

Three girls use a tablet to fly a drone.On Friday, November 17, Damascus Middle School sixth-grade girls traveled to the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center for the annual STEM conference for girls.  Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics topics, the purpose of the conference is to inspire and interest girls in a variety of careers in these fields.

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