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Rhea Valley Elementary Students Present Benjamin Franklin Play 02-23-2018

Two students on a stage acting in a play.On February 8, 2018, Mrs. Cathy Hutton’s fifth grade Intervention/Enrichment students presented the play, Ben Franklin: Philosopher, Inventor, Community Activist.  While producing the play, students learned how to manage props, curtains, and sound effects, as well as how to create their own costumes.

Holston High School's Rachel S. Echoes Martin Luther King’s Dream 02-21-2018

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.

Books A Million Book Drive Benefits Greendale Elementary School 02-20-2018

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

High Point Elementary School Preschool Students Love to Act Out! 02-19-2018

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.

Third Grade Math at Valley Institute Elementary is SWEET! 02-16-2018

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

Washington County Public Schools Students Take ASVAB 02-14-2018

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.

High Point Elementary School Fifth Graders Experiment with the Rock Cycle 02-09-2018

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.

Greendale Elementary School 2nd Graders Gain Map Skills with Salt Dough Maps 02-08-2018

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!

Holston High School: Two Holston Runners Race into History Books 02-06-2018

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.