News Article Index

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HPES 4th Grade Musters in Abingdon 10-09-2014

HPES Fourth Grade Students Go to Muster Grounds.Muster means a call to arms or a gathering of troops. On September 24, High Point fourth grade students joined other students from the area at the Abingdon Muster Grounds. This is the site where in 1780 men from the Washington Country area gathered together for the campaign to Kings Mountain.

Greendale Students Are Worth Millions! 10-08-2014

Three students, one girl and two boys, stand in a hallway smiling at the camera.Celebrations are in order! Three Greendale students have already accomplished reading totals of over one million words in our Accelerated Reader program this school year!

Abingdon Elementary Third-Graders are Learning through Hands-On Science! 10-08-2014

AES third-graders observes a plant brought by Dr. Fleet from Emory and Henry.Abingdon Elementary School welcomed guest speaker Dr. Christine Fleet. Dr. Fleet is a professor of Biology at Emory & Henry College- but more importantly-she is parent to our own third-grader, T.R. She brought many plants from the E & H greenhouse so students could learn about their habitats, environments, and adaptations.

School Chorus Groups and Band Unite for Common Cause 10-07-2014

A group of 100 plus young people stand on a track surface at football field with choral director standing in front; spectators are in foreground sitting on bleacher seats.On Tuesday evening, September 23, approximately 250 members from the Abingdon High School, Holston High School, and Patrick Henry High School Choruses, as well as the AHS Marching Band, presented a music-filled benefit concert in Abingdon High School's Falcon Stadium.

Damascus Middle School’s Sixth-Grade Chorus Presents Program! 10-07-2014

Three students sing on stage.On Monday, September 22, students in Ms. Sue Spirup’s sixth-grade Chorus Exploratory class entertained us with songs from the past.  During the six-week class, Ms. Spirup followed the scope and sequence of the social studies curriculum, and the students learned songs from pre-Civil War times through the Civil War and Westward Expansion. 

Greendale Elementary Lion Helpers 2014-15 10-06-2014

A fifth grader is helping three younger children build a community out of building blocks on the floor in front of the cubicles.Students are participating in an important helping opportunity at Greendale Elementary School through the Guidance and Counseling Program.

High Point Students Know How to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! 10-06-2014

High Point student holds a skunk pelt.High Point Elementary School third graders traveled to Sugar Hallow Park to participate in the Upper Tennessee River Conservation Camp. While they were there, students traveled to different stations with many hands-on and interactive activities.

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting 10-04-2014

The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the top floor conference room of the Annex Building.  The meeting is open to the public.

Questions regarding the meeting may be directed to Connie Phillips, Supervisor of Special Education at 739-3041.

Watauga is Utterly Amazing! 10-03-2014

Watauga is Utterly Amazing!Each School in Washington County was given a “pull apart” cow to paint and decorate to represent their school at the Washington County Fair, September 8-13th This gave Watauga a chance to display our school and community pride!  We are proud of the historic sites, arts, culture, and outdoor adventures Washington County has to offer.

Students at Wallace Middle School Study Acids and Bases 10-03-2014

Students are sitting in a science classroom.Eighth grade students in Mr. Wallace’s science class are studying the nature of matter. As part of the science unit, students investigated acids and bases by conducting several experiments. Students used glass beakers containing different liquids and tested them using an indicator strip which shows the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.