News Article Index

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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.

Washington County Schools Holds Annual Spelling Bee 01-06-2017

4 people standing on a stage smiling.On Tuesday, December 15, 2016 spelling bee winners from the seven elementary schools competed in the annual elementary school spellingbee.

Willy Wonka fun at Valley Institute 01-05-2017

Students are watching a video summary.Students in Miss Holman's third grade class at Valley Institute Elementary have been immersed in the wonderful world of Willy Wonka.  To accompany a novel study of the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, students completed and presented projects from a choice board based on their learning styles.

Talented Holston Students Selected For District Chorus 01-04-2017

8 high school students stand by a wall.In November, auditions were held for both the Junior and the Senior District Chorus.   Holston High School students stood out at these events.  Eight HHS choral members were ultimately selected for the elite group that includes the best singers in Virginia’s District 7.

WES Christmas Time's A-Coming! 12-21-2016

A group of children performing in a school gym.Watauga Elementary's fifth grade students performed their Christmas program on December 8, 2016.  The students sang some of their favorite Christmas songs and read winter poems.

High Point Student Goes “Hollywood” 12-20-2016

A little boy holding a shopping cart dressed in winter clothes.High Point Elementary School has their very own movie star!  Miller R. is a second grader who had an opportunity of a lifetime when he and his mother were chosen as extras for the film “Believe” that was filmed, in part, in downtown Bristol.

Damascus Middle School Gives to Others 12-20-2016

"Bearded" students posing with teacher.During this holiday season, Damascus Middle School students, faculty, and staff participated in several activities to give gifts to others who are not as fortunate as we are.  During the month of October, we voted with money in the Beard-Grower contest, a contest in which we chose which male staff member we most wanted to grow a beard!

MES Preschool had a very special visitor. 12-20-2016

A female teacher posing with a group of students.MES Preschool had a very special visitor. The Grinch came to read to Mrs. Hampton's preschool classroom. He shared the miraculous story of how his heart grew in one day! He also gave each student a blanket, book, snacks, and a warm pair of gloves!

GSMS A Trip to Biltmore Brings a Novel to Life 12-19-2016

100 students in front of the Biltmore House.Sixth grade students at Glade Spring Middle School read and were captivated by Robert Beatty’s book, Serafina and the Black Cloak. So a trip to Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC made this imaginary story come to life in the very real setting.

AES Mrs. Roark’s Class Gingerbread House Village 12-19-2016

A Gingerbread House Village.Recently, Mrs. Roark’s class was awarded a PTA grant from their school. This grant was used to purchase a convection oven and a stove burner. A discussion was held on several precautions and safety rules for this equipment and then the cooking began!

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