News Article Index

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Bill Wellington from Radio WOOF entertained Greendale Elementary Students 10-24-2014

One man is singing a song on a stage in front of a banner labeled, WOOF radio, to a group of students sitting on the floor.During two daytime performances on October 7, Greendale students had the wonderful opportunity to be whisked away in the world of folklore by Bill Wellington from Staunton, Virginia. He is a storyteller, folk musician, songwriter, and dance caller from Radio WOOF and entertains children of all ages.

High Point Elementary School First Graders Learn With Technology! 10-24-2014

High Point Elementary First Graders work on iPads.High Point Elementary School first grade students are hard at work this fall learning math facts with the aid of technology.  Students are thrilled to engage in learning activities using their newly furnished iPads. 

Valley Students Writing Their Own Diaries 10-23-2014

Three students seated in chairs in front of a class holding up books.Recently fourth graders at Valley Institute had an opportunity to read to second graders. After reading Diary of a Worm  fourth graders began working on a writing prompt.  Working through the writing process these fourth graders became authors and illustrators.

Some Kids Have a Way with Words at Watauga 10-23-2014

Three student with read a million shirts.Three students at Watauga Elementary School have already read over a million words each this year. Ada T., Sam B., and Suzanna P. admit that reading is their favorite hobby.

Abingdon Elementary Fifth Grade Takes a Trip Back in Time! 10-23-2014

AES Fifth Graders visit Rocky Mount MuseumOn Friday, September 26, the fifth grade at Abingdon Elementary School took a trip back in time to Rocky Mount Museum in Tennessee. Students began their tour with a video that introduced the Cobb family who made their home available to Governor Blount in 1791.

Kidz Place – Title 1 Parent Resource Center 10-22-2014

We are waiting for you!!  The Title 1 Parent Resource Center, also known as the Kidz Place, is a full service library with over 25,000 items available for check out and free of charge!  Our services are available for all Washington County residents.  

Have you Herd? 10-22-2014

A wagon and a wooden cow are on display.For the second year in succession, the Washington County Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) collected the Grand Champion Prize at the Washington County Fair during the week of September 8-13th. An outstanding collaborative effort between a variety of CTE Center departments and CTE Center students resulted in the success of the final product. 

Reading, It's in the Bag! 10-22-2014

A male student in a green Old Navy shirt holds his bag.Seventh grade students in Mrs. Phillips' and Mrs. O'Dell's English classes have experienced a book report in a whole new way.  Students were assigned to read a novel and do nothing else. 

Damascus Middle School Celebrates Students who “Dare to be Different!” 10-22-2014

A group of students holding certificates stands against a wall.Damascus Middle School Students of Character for the months of August and September were selected because they “dare to be different!”  

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).