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Meadowview Elementary Fifth Graders visits BMS 03-24-2017

A group of students standing at Bristol Motor Speedway.Students at Meadowview Elementary School recently toured the Bristol Motor Speedway.

High Point Elementary Preschool Students Ready to Read! 03-23-2017

Students reading on a rug.The preschool students in Mrs. Doane's class have been working hard to master all alphabet letters and sounds.  Now, students are looking towards kindergarten by jumping into books.

Washington County Child Nutrition Staff 03-23-2017

Four Child Nutrition Staff Members stand holding awards won at Conference.

Eleven Members of the Child Nutrition Department attended the 68th Annual School Nutrition Association of Virginia (SNA-VA) State Conference held in Hampton Virginia March 17th – 19th and returned home with several awards given from the State Association.

JSBHS Battle Buddies 03-21-2017

Kids sitting at a table working on a craft.The John S. Battle High School Future Business Leaders of America club recently began a community service project called Battle Buddies. They meet with their buddies at Valley Institute once a month to share bonding time, make crafts, and play games.

HHS Students Attend Conservation Youth Summit 03-21-2017

Teenages students hovering over a table.On Saturday, March 11th, the Earth Science and Geology students from Holston High School attended the 3rd Annual Clinch River Youth Summit in Lebanon. While they were there, the students learned about determining water quality, protecting riparian buffers, determining pollination cycles, and conducting sustainable agriculture.

Third Graders at Valley Institute Met Royalty! 03-21-2017

Students are standing and smiling.Third grade students at Valley Institute Elementary met royalty this week! Cameron Smith is a product of Washington County Schools and the current Miss Virginia Highlands title holder for the Miss America Organization.

Wallace Middle School Students Celebrate Tobacco-Free Spirit Day 03-17-2017

Two girls are pictured with tobacco-free certificates.Students at Wallace Middle School celebrated Tobacco-Free Spirit Day on Thursday, February 16.  Tobacco-Free Spirit Day is a day to celebrate school divisions across Virginia that have committed to being tobacco and e-cigarette free.

Damascus Middle School Hosts “Dinner and a Book” Event 03-17-2017

A group of students sitting with books.The Damascus Middle School Library, C-TREC (Creeper Trail Ride to End Cancer), and Mrs. Blackburn’s seventh-grade English students teamed up to host a “Meet the Author” ‘Dinner and a Book’” event on Tuesday, February 28.

Abingdon Elementary Dresses Up for Read across America! 03-17-2017

A child in a costume.March 2, 2017 was Read across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. However, when we “read across America” there are many beloved characters besides a Lorax or a certain Cat in his hat!

Watauga Elementary School Taking an In-Depth Look at the Way a Plant Grows 03-16-2017

3 girls dissecting a flower.Mrs. Covington's 4th grade classes participated in a Science investigation to learn about plants. After introducing the parts of a flower, students were given the tools necessary to dissect lilies, roses, and daffodils.

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