News Article Index

Title Date Story
High Point 5th Graders Are Art Illusionists 01-23-2017

A circle on black and white checker pattern appearing 3-D.Over the past few weeks in Art class at High Point Elementary School, our fifth grade students have been learning about many different types of art, including optical illusions. Using a variety of drawing techniques, our students have managed to make circles appear to jump right off the paper, and make worms grow and shrink without ever leaving the paper.

AHS L. Campbell Speaks to House of Delegates 01-20-2017

Girl standing at podium giving a speechThrough project discovery L. Campbell received the opportunity to speak to the legislature and the House of Delegates. Her speech consisted of the opportunities awarded to her by project discovery.

High Point Elementary 3rd Graders Become Zoo Keepers 01-20-2017

Two students sitting at a computer working together.In preparation for an upcoming fieldtrip to Brights Zoo, High Point third graders participated in a collaborative learning project to learn more about the animals at the zoo.

Watauga Elementary School choir performs for the community! 01-17-2017

5th grade choir students singing.The 4th and 5th grade Watauga Elementary School choir under the direction of Amanda Farnum helped spread some holiday cheer throughout the community in the month of December. The choir had the opportunity to travel to various locations throughout the towns of Abingdon and Bristol sharing some well-known Christmas Carols.

Third Grade Math – High Point Elementary 01-13-2017

A boy creates a shape with marshmallows.At High Point Elementary School students in Mrs. Ratliff and Mrs. Miller’s third grade Math classes explored geometric shapes using only marshmallows and toothpicks.  At first students used these materials to construct plane shapes such as squares, rectangles, and triangles.

Another Superior Holston Athlete Signed by Emory and Henry 01-12-2017

A female student signs papers at a table.

Mia A., who has been a fixture on the Holston High School varsity softball team since her freshman year, will wear the colors of the Emory and Henry Wasps next year.  She signed her intent to play in December with her coaches, family, and teammates joining her to celebrate.

Red Ribbon Week at Wallace Middle School 01-12-2017

Several female students are wearing tie dye clothing.“Respect Yourself, Be Drug and Bully Free” was the Wallace Middle School Red Ribbon theme this year. Student Ambassadors kicked off Red Ribbon Week by attaching a red ribbon to every locker.

WES Warm Feet Are Happy Feet 01-11-2017

Students dancing at a sock hop.Watauga Elementary School GATE students recently sponsored a school-wide Sock Hop to gather donations for a community service project which provided 470 pairs of warm socks to the homeless across our area.

High Point Elementary Preschool Students Munch Learning! 01-11-2017

A group of children sitting in the floor in front of a teacher.The preschool students at High Point Elementary are busy learning all alphabet letters and sounds.  Students are learning their letters through many small group literacy stations.

Delegate Israel O'Quinn Visits Glade Spring Middle School 01-10-2017

A man, a woman, and a boy holding a flag.Delegate Israel O'Quinn recently visited Glade Spring Middle School and presented the school with a new state flag.

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