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Students and teachers with an Alpaca.Students participating in the elementary summer school program visited the Dreamland Alpaca Farm in Meadowview, VA. They met a variety of animals such as Teddy Bear Sheep, Alpacas, chickens, and goats.

Several teenagers stand beside a pond.HHS’s GATE and U.S. History Dual Enrollment students traveled to Charlottesville on March 24th and 25th and briefly saw the world through the eyes of America’s third president.  Students received a 3 hour guided tour that highlighted many of the innovations that Thomas Jefferson created and used in his own home.

A group of students sitting at a table painting rocks and smiling.The Washington County Elementary Summer School program is off to a great start! With the help of an exceptional staff, students have been in the business of learning and having fun.

Students and teachers standing outside.Middle school students from each of the county schools were represented during the EPIC Summer STEM Camp at EB Stanley Middle School.  All of the campers were rising 6th, 7th, or 8th graders.

All offices will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. during the period of May 22, 2017, through July 28, 2017. Offices will be closed on Fridays unless a special event is taking place in the building(s).

Two men present an award to a man.Years of hard work and dedication have paid off for HHS’s Travis Gray.  On March 31, 2017, he was named the 1A/ 2A High School Athletic Director of the Year.  His selection was announced at the 45th Annual Awards Ceremony for the Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association.

A group of students holding up their drawings.This year 35 members of the Abingdon High School Art Portfolio Club each completed a portrait for a orphan child from the country of Bolivia through theMemoryProject.org. Peace Corp workers deliver the portraits for us.

AES Students Hold a model of "Babe, the Blue Ox"Third graders at Abingdon Elementary School ended the school year in their Language Arts classes by reading and studying classic American Tall Tales. They then participated in a STEM activity correlated to each Tall Tale Character.

A woman standing in front of a classroom of students.Second graders always enjoy learning about Helen Keller's remarkable story. For the past two years, students have enjoyed a presentation by Diana Salyer, an instructional assistant at Watauga Elementary. In the past, Mrs. Salyer worked with visually impaired students and was able to give second graders a glimpse into the life of a blind student.

A group of students standing on stairs smiling.The following TSA students placed in the top 3 in their events at the state competition this past weekend. They will advance to the national TSA competition in Orlando, FL in June:

A group of people on a school bus.Students from Meadowview Elementary School visited Fort Chiswell Animal Park on Wednesday May 10th, 2017.

A group of people standing and smiling and a woman being presented a trophy.HHS Business Teachers Joy Munsey and Sammy Campbell recently traveled to New York City to be recognized by a national professional credentialing organization.  Both teachers use the Working in Support of Education (W!SE) program to help their students gain a credential that gives them verified credit in their classes.  The ceremony, held at the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank on April 19th, brought together the top performing schools and teachers in the nation.

A drawing of text that says School with designs inside each letter.

Congratulations to Cassidie J., the 2017-2018 School Calendar and Handbook Cover Art Contest Winner!!

Kids with rainbow a  painting.Ms. Jennifer Daniel's English 11 students recently participated in end-of-the-year projects, which required each group to present a literary period from their study of American literature.  Each group had 10-12 minutes to present the history, beliefs, and writing style of their assigned period.

A group of students standing on steps smiling.The E. B. Stanley Middle School TSA Chapter competed at the state conference on May 5-7 in Hampton Roads, VA.

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