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The primary mission of the Elizabethton City School System is the development and growth of its children in knowledge and skills which enable them to achieve their potential as complete human beings, sharing in and contributing to the enjoyment and enrichment of their own lives, the lives of others, of the community, and the world as a whole.

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Registration for fingerprinting now available online Substitute personnel, volunteers, and contractors in Elizabethton City Schools can now register online for fingerprinting, which is required by the State of Tennessee. Complete instructions are ... Read More
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County, city students’ passion for reading spills over to local library BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star When it comes to recognizing National Library Week, county and city schools continue to push the notion for students to take a vested interest into the worlds ... Read More
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Cyclone Connection opens April 19 at 8 a.m. Parents may apply online for a new tuition request or new out-of-zone request in the Cyclone Connection beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018. This application is for new requests only, not ... Read More
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Top Ten Percent of EHS Class of 2018 honored at banquet Twenty-five outstanding Elizabethton High School seniors were recognized among the Top Ten Percent of the Class of 2018 at a banquet Monday night. These students represent what it means to be a ... Read More
Students receiving backpacks at event
3rd annual Back-2-School Bash seeking sponsors, partners Organizers are calling on the community once again to support the 3rd annual Back-2-School Bash at Elizabethton High School. Each year, sponsors and partners have made this event possible by ... Read More
Hurley and Malone with State legislators
East Side teacher, principal honored at state financial literacy event ELIZABETHTON — It isn’t often that a fifth-grade teacher or an elementary school principal meets with Gov. Bill Haslam, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and House Speaker Beth Harwell. It is even ... Read More
Student Registration
2018-19 Student Registration Information & Dates Parents of current Elizabethton students, new students, and prospective tuition students should be aware of some important upcoming dates. This information is available at www.ecschools.net > ... Read More
Non-EHS Students singing at National Memorial Day Choral Festival
EHS students selected to perform at JFK Center BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Songbirds from one local high school will soon be on display for a national audience. Students from the Elizabethton High School choir recently learned ... Read More
Books
Book Drive receives nearly 15,000 books for Betsy Book Bus There will be no shortage of books aboard the Betsy Book Bus this summer. Following a month-long book drive in Elizabethton schools, approximately 14,700 books were collected. The books range in ... Read More
Dr. Martinez voices XQ's support for Bartleby
XQ team supports Bartleby vision following recent visit Bartleby is on a journey to rethink high school, and on Thursday night, the team received a special visit from XQ Institute leaders, the organization unifying 18 Super School Projects (including ... Read More
Eric Wampler disinfects computers
Elizabethton schools work to prevent flu with new electrostatic sprayer Following a year in which illness-related absenteeism led to school closure, Elizabethton City Schools is taking a new approach to cleaning and disinfecting facilities. ECS will be using an ... Read More
Chris Berry
Chris Berry to serve as T. A. Dugger Junior High Principal Effective Monday, Feb. 19, Chris Berry will serve as Principal of T. A. Dugger Jr. High School. Joe Diaz, formerly a teacher at Elizabethton High School, will serve as assistant to the principal ... Read More
NCCU staff holding donation check and books
NCCU donates $2,500 to Betsy Book Bus Elizabethton City Schools and Governor's Books from Birth Foundation thank Northeast Community Credit Union for supporting the Betsy Book Bus with a $2,500 donation. Funds will be used to outfit ... Read More
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TNReady online testing demo now available Online TNReady testing is still relatively new across the state, and to help parents and students get familiar with the Nextera assessment platform, a public demo is now avialable (here). Read More
students troubleshoot an issue with a drone
New high school drone course preps students for Remote Pilot Certificate The conversation in education has lately revolved around how to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist. The new small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) course, which began this semester at ... Read More
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Elizabethton HS highlights new industry certifications, programs during CTE month February is National Career and Technical Education Month, a time to recognize the important bridge that CTE programs build between high school students and in-demand careers. Throughout the month, ... Read More
Jordan Teague
EHS student named to ETSU Roan Scholars Leadership Program East Tennessee State University’s Roan Scholars Leadership Program announced the the eight high school senior that will be part of the incoming Class of 2022 Thursday afternoon. According to ... Read More
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Inclement weather related make-up days plan Due to a large number of inclement weather events thus far in the 2017-2018 school year, Elizabethton City Schools has used all but one of the built-in inclement weather days. As a result, we are ... Read More
Myra Newman
Elizabethton City Schools announces new Deputy Director of Schools Elizabethton City Schools administration is excited to announce Dr. Myra Newman will serve in a new position, effective immediately, as Deputy Director of ECS. Richard VanHuss will continue to serve ... Read More
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New businesses on the horizon for Elizabethton’s Bartleby students Students in Elizabethton High School’s Bartleby Entrepreneurship class took the first major step towards launching their small businesses. A board of local business leaders heard five startup ... Read More
Therapeutic Services students monitor new Nursing Anne Manikin Simulator.
Elizabethton students prepare for future with $125,000 in new Health Science, IT equipment On top of getting new Nursing Education and Web Design courses, Elizabethton High School students are now benefiting from a $125,000 equipment grant awarded by the Tennessee Department of Education. ... Read More
Board of Education
Elizabethton City Schools appreciative of Board leadership and vision This week, students and teachers in Elizabethton City Schools take time to recognize the dedication and achievements of the Elizabethton Board of Education as part of Tennessee School Board ... Read More
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New state report card indicates exemplary education in Elizabethton schools The release of the new state report card shows Elizabethton students ranking highly in many areas and even exceeding statewide record-breaking ACT scores and graduation rates. This growth took place ... Read More
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Betsy Book Bus to spread love of literature with community support This summer, children and teens in five Elizabethton communities will be able to select and keep books from a mobile library, the Betsy Book Bus. Elizabethton will join Johnson City, Greeneville City, ... Read More