New All Abilities Playground
New All Abilities Playground
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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.

News & Announcements

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Elizabethton school officials: Drivers are endangering students at bus stops BY JACKIE DEFUSCO, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - Following a series of student deaths at bus stops, one local school system is taking action to prevent one of their students from being next. Read More
The Scholastic Book Fair is Coming...... Support the Wildcat Media Center by shopping at our Scholastic Book Fair coming Monday, December 3- Friday, December 7. Read More
Dare to Join Us for NIGHT AT THE SCHOOL? Night at the School WHERE: West Side School Gymnasium WHEN: Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 7:30pm to 8:00am Saturday, November 17th, 2018 WHO: West Side Students, ... Read More
West Side Gears Up for Family Festivus Family Festivus Where: West Side Elementary When: December 3 from 6:00-7:00 Read More
Elizabethton teaching assistant saves first grader from choking BY JACKIE DEFUSCO, WJHL A staff member at West Side Elementary in Elizabethton is being called a hero after saving a first grader's life at lunchtime. Read More
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NHTSA Urges Motorists to Drive Safely Near School Zones and Bus Stops The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging motorists to exercise caution and follow State laws when approaching a school bus or school ... Read More
Caught Reading
Wildcats Caught Reading..... We love to see when students are unexpectedly caught reading. Read More
Harvest reading
Kindergarten Enjoy Harvest Day Kindergarten students at West Side Enjoy a Day of Harvest Reading and Storytelling. Read More
Halloween 1st grade
West Side 1st Graders Enjoy a Funfilled Day of Activities West Side 1st graders enjoy a funfilled day of activities. Read More
Thanks to Our Community for the Amazing Support West Side Would Like to Thank the community for the Amazing Support for our schools. Read More
McTeacher Night a Huge Success McDonald's of Elizabethton hosts McTeacher Night for West Side Elementary Read More
Thanks to McDonald's of Elizabethton for Hosting McTeacher Night McTeacher Night Great Success For West Side Elementary Read More
Picture Day
Picture Re-Makes Picture Re-Makes Tuesday, October 30. There will be NO charge for students to have their picture taken tomorrow morning if they were absent for the first picture day. All other students will need to ... Read More
No Time to Cook Supper? Come Out and Support the Wildcat Family at McTeacher Night McTeacher Night Read More
West Side Would Like to Thank Our Elizabethton Board of Education and Elizabethton City Schools Administrators West Side would like to thank our Elizabethton Board of Education and Elizabethton City Schools administrators for their work in creating a position to enable West Side to regain our lost Math ... Read More
New Shade Addition to Playground at West Side The students, faculty, and staff are enjoying the new addition of shade to the playground. Appreciation goes to the PTO and parent volunteers. Read More
West Side Students, Faculty, and Staff Would Like to Thank PTO The students, faulty, and staff would like to thank PTO and all volunteers for the awesome fundraising events and donations this school year. The West Side PTO helped West Side be technology ready by ... Read More
Board Pic
Board, Director reflect on school system’s record-breaking achievements at end of term Over the last four years, the Elizabethton Board of Education has supported some of the school system’s most distinguished achievements and programs. During this time, Elizabethton City Schools ... Read More
School, city, community leaders break ground on LaPorte Sports Complex Today, leaders from Elizabethton City Schools (ECS), City of Elizabethton, Elizabethton Soccer Association (ESA), Boys and Girls Club (BGC) of Elizabethton/Carter County and members of the LaPorte ... Read More
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Nine Weeks Update from Mr. Wright 2018 HAS BEEN PACKED FULL! We have had the back to school dance, parent night, homecoming activities, our fall carnival and our 9 weeks AR and Wildcat Way reward celebration. Read More
Students presenting to student body
Students encouraged to share triumph over struggle in storytelling, barn quilt design contest In a new project-based learning course at T. A. Dugger Junior High School, students have launched a system-wide storytelling contest that encourages students in all grade levels to express triumph ... Read More
West Side Students Participate In National Walk-to-School Day NATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY National Walk to School Day is observed annually on the first Wednesday in October. This is a day to get out and get some exercise while enjoying the weather. Read More
Students Earn Reward Day for Exemplifying the West Side Way West Side students worked toward earning a Reward Day by exemplifying the true meaning of West Side Way. Read More
A Great Day at West Side....... A Great Day at West Side for students working so hard to meet their AR goals four the 1st Nine weeks. Read More