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A female student stands in front of a mural.Rachel S., a sophomore at Holston High School, was honored in January for her essay reflecting the ideals in Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  Rachel composed an essay for Ms. Nairn’s English Class wherein she described how King’s dream is still alive and inspires young people to this day.

Greendale students holding banner of thanks for BAM. Greendale Elementary was the beneficiary of the Bristol Books A Million (BAM) winter book drive.

Students acting in a play.Watch out Barter! Here comes the High Point Preschool Players!  After reading the book entitled The Three Little Kittens, preschool students chose parts, set up props, slipped on some mittens, and wore some whiskers as they acted out their own rendition of The Three Little Kittens.

Students measuring using candy hearts.Valley Institute 3rd graders celebrated sweet success on Valentines Day. Each student was provided a box of candy hearts.

Several teen students sitting in desks.Twenty-five motivated Washington County students sat for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Test on Friday, February 9th.  This marks the sixteenth consecutive year that the CTE Center has offered the ASVAB to all the county’s 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.

Students dressed as rock stars.High Point fifth graders are learning a lot about the rock cycle. Students are creating diagrams of the rock cycle, classifying different types of rocks, and learning how different rock transformations occur.

2 boys painting salt dough maps.Greendale Elementary second graders have been developing map skills by learning about the seven continents and five oceans.  What better way to learn than by having a hands-on lesson and making their very own salt dough map of the world!

A teen girl and boy pose in running gear.In a rare juxtaposition, two of Holston High School's greatest runners of all time are racing their way to school records.  Jordan K. and Ryland H. have gotten the attention of their coaches, their teammates, and---mostly---their competitors.  Both of these scholar athletes were teammates on this year's successful 2017 Cross Country Team and will join forces again this spring on the HHS Outdoor Track Team.

The Washington County Special Education Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, February13, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

If there is a delayed schedule due to bad weather, the meeting will be at 10:30 a.m.  If school is not in session on that day, the meeting will be rescheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2018 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.

Several students are pictured in front of a brick building.Wallace Middle School eighth graders were given the opportunity to visit the University of Virginia College at Wise on October 21.  Students were welcomed by the Chancellor, Donna Price Henry, and the Vice Chancellor of Enrollment, Rusty Necessary.

A cafeteria worker standing at a point of sale system.Students at Holston High School are getting a second chance at Breakfast. In addition to serving a hot breakfast before school starts, Holston High School offers what it is calling a 2nd Chance Breakfast.

A group of people standing on a stage.Sarah Lovett,  Art teacher/Cheer coach at Abingdon High recently competed in and won her division her first time competing at one of CrossFit’s biggest competitions called the Wodapalooza in Miami, Florida.

Six teen students pose along a wall.Six talented singers from Holston High School were recently selected for the Region Seven All District Chorus.  Led by their choral director, Mrs. Sue Spirup, the HHS group were chosen from a pool of 300 others who auditioned. The tryout was held at Chilhowie High School in November.

A drawing of a gray elephant.Throughout the year, fifth grade students at High Point Elementary learn an immense amount of artistic techniques and skills that they apply to their artwork. Some of the skills they learn harken back to previous lessons and pieces, and some are brand new.

Students dressed up wearing 100 items.On January 24th, Watauga encouraged students and faculty to participate in celebrating the 100th day of school by donating cans of non-perishable food items to give to the local food bank.

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