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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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City schools approve motions to continue upgrades to high school commons area BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star The Elizabethton City School Board made moves to continue upgrades to the high school’s commons area during Thursday’s special called meeting. Read More
Professor gives feedback from panel
College professors participate in mock scholarship audition with Beginning Drama students Earning a college scholarship in theatre usually depends on a student’s ability to perform two contrasting monologues before a panel of professors. This shows directors that students can play a ... Read More
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ECS shows improvements in 2018 ELPA results BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Efforts from Elizabethton City Schools were recognized on a statewide level this month. Read More
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Save Our Stories project brings American history close to home in new Bartleby courses On Tuesday, Elizabethton High School students got to interview local veterans, and they’re going to write a profile for each as part of their Save Our Stories project. These students are in a ... Read More
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BOE eyes construction of new soccer practice field BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Representatives of Elizabethton City Schools will meet this week to address a few items, including one that could benefit soccer for all age groups across the ... Read More
Dr. Bill Greer and Rita Booher
Milligan – Bartleby Partnership creates innovative postsecondary pathways On Friday, Oct. 5, Elizabethton High School and Milligan College announced an important partnership that creates new postsecondary pathways for EHS Bartleby students. Read More
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Elizabethton High School Student takes his first solo flight BY CHANTEL BATISTA, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) - An Elizabethton High School Junior, Karson Dillard, was the tenth student in program history to take a solo flight at Moody Aviation. Read More
Star Photo/Curtis Carden T.A. Dugger Junior High students Caitlin Taylor (left) and Nolan Chambers are hoping to expand the idea of a clothing/supply closet to help the student population at the school.
TAD students hope to give back to peers with project BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Seeing the impact made by Jackie Hitechew and her daughter, Tyanna, a pair of eighth-grade students from T.A. Dugger Junior High are leading the charge to help ... Read More
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Donate travel size hygiene products to public library or health dept. for Child Health Week Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed October 1-7, 2018 Child Health Week in Tennessee. Child Health Week is a time to celebrate and raise awareness around what Tennessee is doing to promote the health ... Read More
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Bartleby success earns Elizabethton High School largest funding award in history Because of its success in its first year and growth this year, Bartleby at Elizabethton High School was awarded the largest grant in school history. It is now on track to serve every student in the ... Read More
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Students' environmental studies at GSMNP to support park research EHS Biology and Ecology students from Mrs.Denise Hilton's and Mrs. Jessica Hayes' classes recently traveled to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to provide asssitance with environmental ... Read More
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Crystal VanHuss is WJHL's Educator of the Week BY KASEY MARLER, WJHL Congratulations Crystal VanHuss, WJHL's Educator of the Week! Read More
New freshmen Bartleby course emphasizes self-awareness, professional communication For students to be successful in today’s economy, they cannot wait till senior year to start thinking about a career or how to prepare for an interview. At Elizabethton High School, this begins ... Read More
Malana Griffey
Students elect third Student Liaison to Elizabethton Board of Education Student voice continues to play an important role on the Elizabethton Board of Education with the election of the third student liaison. Malana Griffey will serve as a voice for students on the Board ... Read More
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ECS, Douglas Community dedicate Connie Baker Training Center Today, we honor a woman who wore many hats. Whether she was teaching, tutoring, serving on the Board of Education, helping create retirement plans or file taxes, cooking for the community, or planning ... Read More
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TVAAS growth continues at Harold McCormick BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star The last three years has showcased a quick increase in student development at one city elementary school. Read More
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New hands-on learning courses re-inspire students BY CALEB PERHNE, WCYB ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Getting teenagers excited about learning may seem an impossible task, but Elizabethton High School is doing it with 13 new elective classes, taking ... Read More
Student athletes take part in 3rd annual tobacco cessation campaign BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Whether its a fourth-and-goal play on the 1-yard line or a last-second 3-pointer with time expiring, you have to have the right focus and attitude to handle the ... Read More
Dr. Corey Gardenhour
Director of Schools receives outstanding evaluation by Board Elizabethton City Schools Director Dr. Corey Gardenhour once again received superior ratings in his annual evaluation by the Board of Education. Gardenhour just began his fourth year as Director of ... Read More
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ECS Transportation highlights safety precautions for students BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star It is always best to be prepared. Read More
Eric Wampler
Welcome Eric Wampler, Interim Director of Early Learning, Curriculum & Testing 6-12, and Data Services Welcome Eric Wampler, Interim Director of Early Learning, Curriculum & Testing 6-12, and Data Services. Wampler has worked in Elizabethton City Schools for 14 years, most recently serving as ... Read More
Hayley Bishop
ECS introduces new system-wide Special Education Coach Special Education teachers in all Elizabethton schools will be supported by a new full-time Special Education Coach this year. The addition of this position is part of a system-wide initiative to ... Read More
Teacher Collaboration
Elizabethton High School launches school-wide project-based learning initiative Bartleby Program & Buck Institute for Education host 3-day PBL seminar Read More
Police Chief Jason Shaw
Security grant to help fund SROs at all city schools BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star With the State of Tennessee putting an emphasis on school safety, Elizabethton City Schools, Elizabethton Police Department and City Council are partnering ... Read More