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Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
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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.

News & Announcements

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Inside look into Computer Science EHS students, are you interested in Computer Science, but not really sure what you need to know to get started? Jason Clevinger, who teaches the course at EHS, gives some insight into what this class ... Read More
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Storybook Trail has successful debut despite snow BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Despite the snow flurries and chilly winds, a group of students from Harold McCormick Elementary School enjoyed being a among the very ... Read More
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Rita Booher elected to another term as chair of Elizabethton School Board BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Rita Booher was unanimously elected to serve another term as chairwoman of the Elizabethton Board of Education. Phil Isaacs was unanimously ... Read More
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TAD Times: December 2018 The December edition of the TAD Times - news, events, features, interviews, trends, and more! To view previous months' editions, please visit the TAD Times web page. Read More
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CSI Team places 2nd in regional competition Congratulations to the EHS Crime Scene Investigation Team! Last week, ten upper east Tennessee schools competed in the 7th Annual CSI Competition, and our team placed 2nd. Read More
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Tusculum University, EHS reach agreement to guarantee admission of students Students participating in a program at Elizabethton High School that focuses on experiential, project-based learning will have an opportunity for guaranteed admission to Tusculum University through an ... Read More
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Teacher of the Year Grades 5-8: Travis Smithdeal Teachers of the Year are selected based on recommendation at the school level and approval by a committee. The award highlights teachers who have an outstanding professional record of academic ... Read More
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Student-produced PSAs: Tuberculosis & Influenza Students in Coach Ryan White's Intro to Business and Marketing and Ms. Katie Dugger's Health Science class worked together to create two important public service announcements. These cover ... Read More
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Four perform in All-East Honors Choir Congratulations to the following students who performed this weekend in the 2018 All-East Honors Choirs! Read More
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Students weigh in on Main Street Program  On Thursday, Elizabethton City Planner Jon Hartman shared exciting plans for a downtown revitalization project with high school students from accounting, business, and history courses. The Main Street ... Read More
Nine winners announced in East TN Tuff Tales contest Nine students were selected as winners in the recent East TN Tuff Tales competition led by Mrs. Sarah Morris' T. A. Dugger Jr. High enrichment students. The students wrote about their struggles ... Read More
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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
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School Board approves cooperative agreement with Bristol Schools BY ELIZABETHTON STAR During Tuesday night’s Elizabethton City School Board Meeting, the board worked through various items on their agenda. Read More
Students that placed in competition
3 students place highly in Barter Theatre Young Playwright Festival Twenty-one EHS students participated in the 2018 Barter Theatre Young Playwright Festival. This year 633 students from 14 schools submitted a total of 395 plays. Students could work independently or ... Read More
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New Coding program prepares students for fastest growing industry in country Job growth in software development is projected to increase by 24 percent from 2016 to 2026 – faster than in any other occupation. For that reason, and as a result of increasing student ... Read More
File Photo/Ivan Sanders Cyclone head coach Shawn Witten talks with his players during a timeout against Tennessee High earlier in the season.
Revenge factor… Elizabethton ready to dish out payback for playoff defeat in 2017 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star The Elizabethton Cyclones have been waking up and going to bed for the last 364 days thinking about what could have been, what should have been, and what happened ... 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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TAD Times: November 2018 The November edition of the TAD Times - news, events, features, interviews, trends, and more! Read More
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New CNA program ‘life changing’ for Elizabethton High School students Four students are volunteering at Ivy Hall Nursing home this semester earning clinical hours towards their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), a national industry certification. Seth Buckles, Jada ... Read More
Davis at School of Law
EHS Junior continues law career journey as 1 of 40 to meet Justice Ginsberg Last week, an Elizabethton High School junior traveled to Washington, D.C., for an exclusive audience with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Deamion Davis was one of 40 students from across ... 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
Student presents his design to Dr. Wandell
6th grade students design assistive devices for people with disabilities In Marissa Henry’s 6th grade English class at T. A. Dugger Jr. High School, students are learning more than sentence structure, comprehension, and grammar. They are learning real-world problem ... Read More
The 2018 Elizabethton High School Betsy Band at the state championship on Saturday.
Betsy Band finishes second in state championship BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton High School Betsy Band completed another very successful year of band competition on Saturday with a second-place finish ... Read More
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Elizabethton ranks 12th in state for ACT score during record high year Elizabethton High School students have broken the school’s ACT record with an average composite score of 21.9. This ranks Elizabethton City Schools 12th in state in a year when the state record ... Read More