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High Point Second Grade Students Make Native American Housing Projects 02-21-2017

A second grade student presents her Powhatan longhouse made from tree bark and mosses.

High Point Elementary’s second graders demonstrated their knowledge of Native American Housing with handmade projects of tee pees, pueblos, and longhouses. Students created and presented replicas of the homes the Powhatan, Pueblo, and Lakota tribes would have lived in.

V.I.E.S. Third Graders "Love" Math 02-20-2017

Students holding candy hearts.Valley Institute 3rd graders learned how much they LOVED math!  Students celebrated the Valentine holiday with candy hearts math activities.

RVES The Escape Classroom 02-17-2017

Students holding signs.Students in Mrs. Smith's 3rd grade math class have been studying area and perimeter.  To finish off the unit students competed against each other in "The Escape Classroom." 

Patrick Henry High School Gives Back During Homecoming Week 02-16-2017

Girl and boy stand on gym floor.On Thursday, February 9th, Patrick Henry crowned the 2017 Winter Homecoming Queen and King. Sydney C. and Jarrett A. led the way fundraising $2,320.46 and $600 respectively. Students adopted the homecoming theme “PHHS Gives Back” and “#REBELSTRONG” focusing fundraising efforts on need-based charities and organizations within our community.

Greendale Elementary School Makes History 02-14-2017

Colonial dressed kindergarten students.Greendale Elementary students recently created a Living History Timeline, stretching from times of Ancient Civilizations all the way to the Civil Rights Movement. Students in Preschool - 5th grades dressed as historical figures or groups and demonstrated their knowledge of the contributions of these great leaders to our country’s history.

MES Kindergarten Class Creates Valentine Day Books 02-13-2017

A group of students sitting on a floor holding up books.On Thursday February 9th students in Ms. Hockett's kindergarten class wrote some very special Valentine Day books for some special residents of a rest home. Last fall a student from Emory and Henry College worked with Ms. Hockett's students three or four times.

High Point Fifth Graders are Inspired! 02-10-2017

A group of students holding books.Students in Ms. Campbell’s 5th grade class at High Point Elementary School just completed a novel study on How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor. The novel is a heartwarming and inspiring book about life and how two siblings bond over a dog named Willy.

Bloodmobile Makes Return Trip to HHS 02-09-2017

A female lays outstretched on a gurney.Holston High School has established itself as a major donor hub for blood donations.  On Monday, January 16, 2017, the Future Business Leaders of America sponsored the spring blood drive.  Student volunteers and donors were treated to breakfast that morning.

Watauga Elementary School Names Its Teacher of the Year 02-08-2017

A teacher standing in front of a classroom of students.Watauga Elementary is proud to have named second grade teacher, Shirley Hibbitts, as our Teacher of the Year. When selecting a teacher of the year, Mrs. Hibbitts is an obvious choice.  A college professor once said, “What it takes to be a good teacher is to be firm, fair, and consistent.”  Mrs. Hibbitts is all of those and more.

Identifying Disabled Children 02-06-2017

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 http://www.wcs.k12.va.us/specialservices/identifying-children-disabilities .

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