This is a reminder that all students entering the seventh grade must turn in an updated TN immunization certificate, as required by the State of Tennessee, no later than August 7, 2019.
BY AMBER WADOVICK, Elizabethton Star
The LaPorte Sports Complex is just about complete. All the city needs now is time for the grass to grow.
BY JONATHAN ROBERTS, Johnson City Press
Elizabethton High School may not name a valedictorian, but that doesn’t mean the school is short on students with impressive resumes.
Beginning with the Class of 2020, seniors at Elizabethton High School (EHS) will be enrolled in a new course designed to teach postsecondary success skills. The course, “Success! Skills for Excelling in College and Life,” will be co-taught by EHS teachers and Milligan College professors. Students enrolled will receive three hours of college dual enrollment credit.
If you asked a high school student what his or her summer plans are, you probably wouldn't expect to hear Veronica Watson’s response – teaching teens computer coding.
Podcasting is now becoming a staple across industries – even in education. This week, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Instructional Design Team looks to incorporate it into their studies, they sought the advice of Elizabethton High School students.
BY CALEB PERHNE, WCYB
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — The demand is growing for airline pilots while the number of pilots available is shrinking.
National Public Radio recently announced four Elizabethton High School juniors as the winners of the inaugural nationwide NPR Student Podcast Challenge. The contest was open to middle and high school students, and judges received nearly 6,000 submissions – about half of which were from high school students.
TAD Mathletes received four major awards in a competition Tuesday with 20 regional teams!
Student presentations and displays highlighted projects from throughout the year at Monday's Open House at EHS. Students were proud to share their work from immersive project-based learning (PBL) courses, but also from PBL coursework in their core classes.
BY STEVE DRUMMOND & CLARE LOMBARDO, National Public Radio
What happened to a circus elephant in the small East Tennessee town of Erwin a century ago, and what are the people there today doing about it
In a first-time field trip, all 7th graders from T. A. Dugger Junior High School toured Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton on Tuesday.
Elizabethton High School hosted an inaugural teacher recruitment event Tuesday designed to showcase the school’s vision and to attract future teachers. The purpose is not to fill currently open positions – there are few available – but to develop a short-list of innovative educators whose teaching styles align with EHS’ mission to design the high school of the future.
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 selected by Counseling to represent EHS.
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 Challenge, and they count for a grade in the Integrated English III and US History classes at Elizabethton High School. Winning submissions will air on NPR’s Morning Edition or All Things Considered and will be announced this month.
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 civic involvement and literacy, telling students these will open the doors to a lifetime of opportunity.
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 Top Ten Percent Banquet.
This weekend, EHS Advanced Drama participated in the Tennessee High School Speech and Drama League (THSSDL) District Competition in Johnson City.
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.
Parents interested in their children attending Elizabethton City Schools as new tuition students should apply online in the Cyclone Connection for grades K-8 or in person for grades 9-12.