District News

  • WHS JROTC takes home honors at drill meet

    Watauga High School’s Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps recently found success at the 20th annual Daniel Boone High School MCJROTC Invitation Drill Meet in Gray, Tenn. Click for more.

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  • Pennies for Pups raises $700 for humane society

    Thanks to the dedication of the students and staff at Hardin Park School -- and some inspiration from The Great Kindness Challenge -- tails across Watauga County are wagging a little easier this week. Click for more.

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  • February Board of Education recognitions

    WHS students and staff from the Health and Hunger Coalition were recognized at the February meeting of the Watauga County Board of Education. School counselors were also highlighted in honor of National School Counselling Week.

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  • Watauga names Teachers of the Year

    Watauga County Schools has named its latest group of teachers of the year -- one from each school in the district. Chosen by their peers, the nine newly awarded educators were selected from a group of more than 300 teachers district-wide at all grade levels.

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  • Watauga County Schools celebrates 100th day

    Thursday, Jan. 26 marked Watauga County School's 100th day of operation so far this year. K-2 students from around the district celebrated the benchmark. Click for more.

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  • Mabel's Mrs. Merritt selected to compete in 30 Second Book Talk Challenge

    Voting has begun in the 2017 30 Second Book Talk Challenge, a Twitter competition that tasks teachers with recording a thirty second video in which they talk about their favorite children's book as part of an effort to promote literacy. Mabel School third-grade teacher Mrs. Bronwyn Merritt has been selected to participate in the challenge with her book talk on the classic James and the Giant Peach. Click for more.

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    WHS Nursing receives donation

    The nursing program at Watauga High School last week took delivery of a host of medical equipment donated by the Foley Center at Chesnut Ridge. A total of seven of workers were tasked with unloading the equipment and installing it in the classroom. Click for more.

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    Cove Creek EcoRaiders focus on nature

    An environmental science student group 35 members strong at Cove Creek School has been making an impact around the community. Recently, the group received a grant to establish an observational bee hive at the school. Click for more.

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  • January Board of Education Recognitions

    The Watauga County Board of Education and school superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott recognized staff and teachers during the regular January board meeting

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  • Rising Freshman, parents invited to Winterfest

    Rising ninth-graders and their parents are invited to Winterfest, an a event that aims to aid students with their transition into Watauga High School. Click for more.

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Announcements

  • Watauga County asks for public help in broadband survey

    In an effort to determine what level of broadband internet access is available in Watauga County, the Watauga County Board of Commissioners asks that citizens take a survey available here to give input on broadband availabillity in their area. 

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  • Parent Information for Kindergarten Orientation

    Are you the parent of a child ready to start Kindergarten? Click here for information regarding Kindergarten Orientation. Haga clic aquí para el español.

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  • Training Offered for Parents of Exceptional Children

    A special training will be offered October 18 for parents of children with disabilities. Please click here for the details. 

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  • Office Hours

    Office hours at the Margaret Gragg Education Center (175 Pioneer Trail) are 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

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  • Public Meetings Schedule

    Please click here to see the scheduled public meetings for the Watauga County Schools. This list will be updated periodically during the year. 

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