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Valley Fourth Grade Visits The Muster Grounds 10-21-2014

A man in uniform is surrounded  by a group of students Valley Institute’s fourth-grade students were recently able to experience a trip to the Muster Grounds in Abingdon. While in attendance students were able to learn about the mustering of the Overmountain Men and their journey to the Battle of King’s Mountain during the Revolutionary War.  

HHS Freshmen Learn Teamwork at River's Way 10-21-2014

Twelve students are standing in a line with ropes and climbing gear.  An adult guide is in front of them giving them instructions.River's Way Outdoor Adventure Park in Bluff City, Tennessee hosted a selected group of Holston High School Freshmen at their facility.  Director Bryan Ulrich led the students on the "high ropes course", which takes students between sixty to seventy feet above the ground. 

Kindergarten Students at Meadowview Elementary are Spreading the "Aloha Spirit". 10-21-2014

Two kindergarten students from Meadowview Elementary sit at a table in front of a bowl, ready for their Hawaiian treat.Students in Mrs. McKinney's kindergarten class have been celebrating the Hawaiian culture with a fellow student from that area. They are learning and practicing phrases such as "Aloha" (hello/welcome) and "Mahalo" (thank you).

Damascus Middle School Students Hear Timely Message about Internet Safety 10-20-2014

An adult talks to a group of students about a slide on a PowerPoint presentation.On Wednesday, October 1, Detective Jamie Blevins with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office visited Damascus Middle School to present an Internet Safety Program to students. 

Greendale Elementary: It was a Dirty Job, but Somebody Had to Do It! 10-20-2014

Five children stand in a parking lot with a large dog costumed character from the adoption program.On Saturday, Sept. 20th, members of the Greendale Elementary PTO and various students joined forces with Tractor Supply of Bristol, VA for "Dog Days".  

High Point Students Make Global Connections 10-20-2014

High Point Elementary School Fifth Graders Stand With Teacher.Fifth grade students at High Point Elementary sent letters, once again, to their pen pals in Copey, Costa Rica.  After receiving letters from their friends at the Copey Learning Center, students planned their writing and discussed questions and issues they hope to address as they continue communicating throughout the year.  

Glade Spring Middle School Student Attends Summer STEAM 10-17-2014

A smiling girl stands in front of book shelves.Glade Spring Middle School sixth grader, Ariel E​.​, successfully completed Summer STEAM 2014.  Summer STEAM is the Virginia Science Technology Engineering and Applied Mathematics Academy’s signature summer offering intended to inspire and expose rising sixth through eighth graders from across Virginia to STEAM content, applied learning, and leadership development.

Damascus Middle School Agriscience Students are involved in Garden Project! 10-17-2014

Students pose next to a raised bed.Students in Mrs. Mary Rhudy’s eighth-grade Agriscience class recently created a raised-bed garden near the outdoor classroom.  The students learned that, although most vegetable gardening is done during the spring and summer, some vegetables are hardy late-season growers!  

Holston Golf Team wins Conference Championship 10-16-2014

Six teenagers kneel for a photograph dressed in red shirts.  Behind them are a male and female coach standing up.Holston High School's Golf team is ready to prove that they have the same talent and drive that propelled them to a state championship last year.  On September 24th, the HHS golfers locked up the Crooked Road Conference crown by defeating Northwood, Honaker, Twin Valley, Council, and Haysi high schools on the links at the Tazewell Country Club. 

Meadowview Elementary Pre-K Students Investigate Pumpkins 10-16-2014

A Pre-K student, surrounded by classmates, smells a pumpkin held by the teacher.Pre-K Students at MES have been studying the 5 Senses.  On Friday September 26th they put their 5 senses to use by investigating pumpkins.  When students touched the pumpkin they said that it was hard and smooth on the outside.