ACT 30+ Club
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Key Club Division 7 K-T Lt. Governor
Photography Club
Photography Club
Proud to be an Exemplary School District
Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
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LaPorte Track Grand Opening
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We are Cyclones
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Commissioner McQueen, First Lady Visit
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May 21, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Mack Pierce Board Room
804 S. Watauga Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-8000
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Swim Club Flyer
Typhoon Swim Club Try-Outs (K-12) April 24, 26 Typhoon Swim Club Try-Outs will take place on Wednesday, April 24 and Friday, April 26 from 4-6 p.m. at the EHS Pool. Swimmers of all abilities are welcome, but they must be able to swim the length of ... Read More
Abbie Addington receiving award
Abbie Addington selected for 20 Under 20 Appalachian Highlands 20 Under 20 highlights students who have shown an affinity for science, math, engineering, and have leadership, community service, and entrepreneurial skills. Abbie Addington was ... Read More
Todd McKeehan's mother expresses gratitude for the podcast.
Students submit 11 podcasts to NPR Student Podcast Challenge Students have far exceeded expectations in a recent assignment to create a podcast that tells a community story. The podcasts were recently submitted to the National Public Radio (NPR) Student Podcast ... Read More
Phil Roe
Literacy, civics at heart of Roe’s visit to Harold McCormick Elementary School On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Phil Roe, U.S. Congressman from Tennessee’s first district, visited with students at Harold McCormick Elementary School in Elizabethton. He shared the importance of ... Read More
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Inaugural Student Film Festival set for Thursday, May 9 Thursday, May 9th, Stateline Drive-in in Elizabethton will host the inaugural Carter County Student Film Festival. Read More
Bob Lewis
Several Guests visit East Side Last week, ESE Kindergarten classes studied all about Community Helpers. Read More
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Elizabethton FFA to compete at state after placing 2nd in region On April 13, four Elizabethton FFA members placed 2nd in the East TN Regional Nursery and Landscape Career Development Event. The students are Nathan Batchelder, Cheyenne Bowers, Heather Estep, and ... Read More
Top 10 Percent Class of 2019
Top Ten Percent of Class of 2019 recognized at Elizabethton banquet Few high school honors compare to being named among the academic top 10 percent of your graduating class. On Monday night, 33 Elizabethton High school students were recognized at the school’s ... Read More
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Drama students place among best in District Competition This weekend, EHS Advanced Drama participated in the Tennessee High School Speech and Drama League (THSSDL) District Competition in Johnson City. Read More
Carter County Schools Superintendent Kevin Ward meets one of the Hall of Fame recipients during last year's award ceremony.
Imagination Library announces newest entries into the Educators Hall of Fame BY ANDREW WADOVICK, Elizabethton Star The Imagination Library is kicking off its annual Educators Hall of Fame for the 2019 year, bringing recognition and appreciation to the region’s ... Read More
East Side Elementary fourth grader, Don Singleton, took sixth place at the AAU Spring Youth Nationals in the 105 pound divions.
East Side’s Singleton earns All-American honors BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Ask any high school coach, and they will tell that their athletic program can only be as good as its feeder programs. Read More
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Parents get greater access to school news, events with new Elizabethton City Schools mobile app News, events, and frequently visited web pages are now just a click away with the new Elizabethton City Schools mobile application. Read More
Rita Booher and SXSWEdu Participant
‘The most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’ Current school board members reflect on their journeys to inspire others BY THE XQ TEAM, Medium Serving on a school board can be exhausting. It can be frustrating. It can mean late nights and tough decisions. But Rita Booher has not regretted a moment of it. Read More
(Left to right) Students Liza Raketska and Levi Shingleton have interviewed Dr. Joey Ibrahim over the last few weeks and plan to submit his story in the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. Thursday was their first meeting in person.
Elizabethton alum, trauma medical director with Pulse Nightclub victims says growing up in small town enhanced his opportunities Growing up in a small town can make opportunities seem limited. But EHS alumnus Dr. Joseph Ibrahim visited history and health science students Thursday with a different message. Read More
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EHS students reach out to community to update Douglas School mural BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Elizabethton High School senior Will Bowers has a vision. Read More
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5th Grade Parent Night set for April 4 at 6p Parents and students of rising 6th graders are encouraged to attend 5th Grade Parent Night at T. A. Dugger Junior High School on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. We will provide a lot of ... Read More
Community Improvement students (left to right) Maggie Johnson, Jaxton Holly, Nico Ashley, Evan Carter, and Kaylen Shell cut the ribbon on the new soccer locker room.
EHS student project yields new soccer locker room Elizabethton High School soccer players were elated Tuesday to tour their new locker room, which was the result of a student-led Community Improvement Class project. After several months of planning, ... Read More
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FBLA Students bring home awards from State Leadership Conference Elizabethton High School and T. A. Dugger Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attended the State FBLA Leadership Conference this week and brought home several awards. ... Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools offers community Water Aerobics classes weekly Tired of not having the energy to function during the day? Need a way to relieve stress? Want to be more fit? Reduce your blood pressure? Increase your muscular strength and endurance? Have a ... Read More
Trombone students
ETSBOA Solo & Ensemble students excel Several T. A. Dugger Junior High School and Elizabethton High School band students participated in the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Solo & Ensemble Festival held at Chuckey Doak High ... Read More
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New business partnership Career POP to help Elizabethton students identify, prepare for their dream jobs It’s not uncommon for students to graduate college, begin a job in their chosen field, and realize it’s not at all what they expected. To help students get familiar with real job ... Read More
ACT 30+ students
Elizabethton High School celebrates high-achieving seniors with billboard display BY ANDREW WADOVIC, Elizabethton Star Taking a national exam without passing out is often an accomplishment in itself. Scoring significantly above the state average is another, but being able to ... Read More
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Students place highly in Career Quest Shark Tank Congratulations to EHS students who placed highly in a regional business contest! Read More
East Side Students
Read Across America Day / Dr. Seuss' Birthday Many of our students celebrated Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday by dressing like their favorite book characters and reading together. Read More

District Snapshot

22
Record ACT Composite

94.4% 
Graduation Rate

Level 5
Harold McCormick
Elementary

1
XQ Super School of 18 in USA

1,111
Early Postsecondary
Opportunities earned

$10,487
Per Pupil Expenditure

2,465
Students Pre-K - 12th grade

180 
Teachers

 

Our Mission

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.