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S.T.E.M. Night at Valley Institute 11-04-2016

Students getting books and enjoy activities.Valley Institute Elementary School had a special treat in store for parents and students who came out to the PTO STEM Family Night, October 11th.  After the PTO informational meeting, parents and students were invited to tour the Kidz Place Book Bus and have their child choose a FREE book to take home and enjoy with family and siblings.

WES Second Graders Complete One School One Book Project 11-04-2016

Second Grade students dress as King Phillip and Princess Pea.Watauga Second Graders completed their One School One Book, The Tale of Despereaux,  by making soup.

Greendale Second Graders Show Their Cents 11-04-2016

Boy placing drops of water on a penny.Greendale second grade students participated in a science experiment to find out how much water the face of a penny will hold.  No one thinks of a penny as holding water, but did you know they will hold several drops of water on their face?

Washington County Career and Technical Education Center Students Paint for Virginia State Police 11-02-2016

Ten students stand beside Virginia State Police officers in front of a helicopter.Under the direction of Mr. Mark Trogdon, WCCTEC Auto Body Repair Instructor, students made a perfect paint match on a helicopter tug in the Virginia State Police gray/dark blue colorway.

Marsh Bloodmobile Visits Holston High School 11-01-2016

Three female students stand at the back of a bloodmobile.The Anatomy and Physiology Classes at Holston High School recently stepped forward to complete a major community service project.  On September 26, 2016 the class members invited the Marsh Bloodmobile to set up at HHS.  Everyone over 17 was eligible to donate blood for use in Washington County and the surrounding area.  The drive was successful, as 36 people signed up to donate and 24 units were secured by the Bloodmobile staff.

MES Enjoys Frindle Family Night 11-01-2016

A family enjoying the activitiesMES students and faculty recently began reading Frindle by Andrew Clements as part of their One School, One Book kickoff. To celebrate the book, a PTA Frindle Family Night was held on October 11th. Students and parents had the opportunity to participate in various family activities such as leaf design, a Spirograph art center, and a word search race.

Damascus Middle School 8th Graders Create Giant Periodic Table 10-27-2016

A giant periodic table of elements hangs on a library wall.Science students in Mrs. Holmes’s class recently had an opportunity to expand their knowledge of the periodic table by creating Pizza Box Elements.  Students created the face of the table with the element name, symbol, atomic number, atomic mass, and etymology.

HHS Chorus Holds Annual Fall Dinner 10-26-2016

A group of high school chorus members sing for the crowd.On Tuesday, October 18, the Holston High School Chorus held its annual dinner and cakewalk.  Although the dinner served as a fundraiser, its greater purpose was to get the chorus members' families and friends together to show support and encouragement for the singers.  It also gave the members a chance to show off some of the songs they had learned.

2016-2017 Family Life Education Videos Public Review 10-25-2016

Family Life Education videos to be used during the 2016-2017 school year will be available for public review on Thursday, November 3 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in Abingdon High School Library.

High Point Elementary Preschool Classes Experiment! 10-25-2016

Preschool students experiment.The preschool classes at HPES have been busy making learning stick!  The students literally performed an experiment to mix shaving cream and glue to test their five senses.