ACT 30+ Club
Colorguard
Cheerleaders
Students
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
Smiling
LaPorte Track Grand Opening
More Smiling
We are Cyclones
Classroom Activities
Commissioner McQueen, First Lady Visit
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Board Meetings

March 19, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Mack Pierce Board Room
804 S. Watauga Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-8000
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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
EHS Students
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
Students at event
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
Read aloud
Elizabethton students, teachers appreciative of Education Commissioner visit In her first weeks on the job, Tennessee’s new Education Commissioner, Dr. Penny Schwinn, has already visited dozens of classrooms across the state. She is listening to students and teachers to ... Read More
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ECS tuition application: online for grades K-8, in person for grades 9-12 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. Read More
Launch
New club launches rockets hundreds of feet above school West Side students in grades 3-5 now have an opportunity to learn about rockets, build models, and fly them after school. Principal and club sponsor John Wright hopes this will inspire an interest in ... Read More
From back left: Mike Hupko, George Bratton, Bob Peoples, Richard Barker, Dave Olson, Lucas Andrews, Richard VanHuss, Grand Knight Bob Gamache, and Tom Manning
Knights of Columbus provide seed money for special education program’s market garden Students in the special education program at Elizabethton High School will begin cultivating plants for their new market garden, thanks to a donation by the Knights of Columbus Council 10743. Their ... Read More
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Elizabethton Pre-K announces online application, lottery drawing Parents interested in enrolling their children in the Wandell Early Learning Center can now begin the process online. The online application is available on the WELC web page and on Elizabethton City ... Read More
Breezeway
Elizabethton students' artwork breathes life into downtown BY CURTIS CARDEN, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - Recent visitors to downtown Elizabethton will notice colorful barn quilts and corresponding personal stories on display in the breezeway. Read More
Barn Quilt
Meet the students behind downtown Elizabethton's newest art/storytelling display Saturday, Feb. 9 Recent visitors to downtown Elizabethton will notice colorful barn quilts and corresponding personal stories on display in the breezeway. These are the culmination of a student-organized K-12 ... Read More
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Back-2-School Bash organizers invite sponsors, partners Planning is underway for the 4th annual Elizabethton Back-2-School Bash, and organizers are calling on the community to get involved as sponsors, partners in the resource fair, and volunteers. Read More
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Seniors improve scores, access additional college funding with free ACT retake Elizabethton High School seniors again participated in the state’s free ACT Retake, with 40 percent of participants improving their scores. More than a quarter of the current senior class will ... Read More
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Teachers of the Year announced! Congratulations to all Elizabethton teachers of the year! Read More
Joe Penza and Dustin Hensley, photo by John Thompson
Elizabethton High School building archives for student research BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Part of nearly every high school student’s educational experience is the writing of research papers. While this is important ... Read More
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Students from all Elizabethton schools qualify for auditioned state musical groups Several students across the district have recently qualified for auditioned choral and instrumental groups at the state level. On behalf of the Elizabethton Board of Education, Board Chair Rita Booher ... Read More
Board PIcture
ECS celebrates School Board Appreciation Week Jan. 20-26 ELIZABETHTON - January 20-26, 2019 is School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play ... Read More
Maggie Donnellan
New Community Partners Coordinator to expand partnership network, communication at EHS Welcome Maggie Donnellan, Bartleby Community Partners Coordinator for Elizabethton High School. Donnellan graduated from Furman University in May 2018 (Roll Dins!) and is so pleased to be starting her ... 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.