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Our Mission & Vision


The primary mission of Elizabethton High School is to provide a positive atmosphere where students become intellectually motivated, vocationally competent, physically fit, and socially adept.


The vision of Elizabethton High School is to provide a school climate where diligence, enthusiasm, and optimism lead to student and staff success.  We have a vision of expanding opportunities for all students both inside and outside the classroom.  We envision our graduates meeting the needs of a changing marketplace, post-secondary institutions, and the community.

News & Announcements

Evan Perkins
Cyclones excited about 2018 passing game BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Elizabethton fans got a chance to get an early look at the 2018 Cyclones passing game. Read More
Lauren Brickey
Brickey lands third-straight All-State Honor BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star She’s earned another honor. Read More
Corey Russell
Male Athlete of the Year: Elizabethton’s Russell excels in football, baseball BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star On the 2017 Elizabethton football roster, in the column that lists a player’s position, for Cyclones Corey Russell, it just simply said ... Read More
Evan Carter
Elizabethton’s Carter reflects on commitment to Duke, Cyclones state trip BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star During the 2017-18 school year, Elizabethton’s Evan Carter was able to mark off some items on his wish list. Read More
ShaMia Wells
Elizabethton’s Wells earns Female Athlete of the Year BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star It has been quite the year, for Elizabethton High School wrestler ShaMia Wells. Read More
STRIVE Group photo
How Bartleby Changed The Way I See My Own Education “What is Bartleby?” Dr. Martinez asked our dinner table. “Is it a school, an idea, or only additional classes?” she added on. Read More
Colton Grindstaff
Grindstaff gears profession to art world BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Much like the stroke of a paint brush, Colton Grindstaff used time and precision to accomplish his goals. Read More
Bus and children
Betsy Book Bus hitting the road to provide books BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star As the state looks to bolster early literacy efforts, Elizabethton City Schools is taking to the road to give area youth a chance to pick up a book to hold off a ... Read More
Bailey Marvel
Recent Grad accepted into ETSU Honors in Discipline program for Theatre 2018 Elizabethton High School graduate Bailey Marvel was recently accepted into the Honors in Discipline Program at ETSU for Theatre. HID scholars are members of the Honors College community, become ... Read More
John Lee
State grant funds PMI, CNA, MOS industry certification opportunities for students Next year, Elizabethton High School students be able to earn a newly recognized industry certification at the school, thanks to a grant from the Tennessee Department of Education. Eighty-eight ... Read More
bus wrap
Betsy Book Bus summer program begins June 12 The Betsy Book Bus routes are posted, and the bus is scheduled to hit the road on June 12. Children in multiple neighborhoods and summer programs in Elizabethton will have access to the thousands of ... Read More
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Summer Food Programs begin in June School is out but there are numerous locations where food will be provided at no cost in the community thanks to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, US Department of Agriculture, Kids Eat ... Read More
Teacher training
Bartleby hosts project-based learning teacher training for all grade levels Real-world experiences, interdisciplinary studies, project-based application, and community partnerships were the focus of teacher training offered this week in Elizabethton City Schools. Elizabethton ... Read More
Students being recognized at BOE meeting
Eight Elizabethton students graduate with new Work Ethic Diploma A program in its first year in the northeast Tennessee region guarantees qualifying students a job interview with more than 30 businesses. This year, eight students at Elizabethton High School ... Read More
Group at JFK Center
Advanced Ensemble makes school history performing in Memorial Day Choral Festival, Parade, Honors Flight Memorial Day weekend rouses recollections for every generation of the legacies of service members. For Elizabethton High School Advanced Ensemble students, the weekend was an opportunity not only to ... Read More
Ethan and Jaida
Walters, Fields awarded Dr. E.E. Perry Memorial Scholarships BY ABBY MORRIS-FRYE, Elizabethton Star A pair of local graduates were honored for their achievements both in and out of the classroom on Thursday during a special reception hosted by the East ... Read More
Lauren Brickey
Softball Stars of the Diamond: Elizabethton’s Brickey captures MVP BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Just like that, another softball season has come and gone. It wasn’t a short season as two Carter County teams made deep postseason runs. The Unaka Lady ... Read More
EHS' Koroma earns all-state finish in Murfreesboro BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star With a 111-foot throw, Elizabethton senior Camryn Koroma recorded her second-straight medal in the girls state discus throw. Read More
Torch Ministries presents to board and audience
Bartleby Pitch Night showcases five student businesses, students to continue businesses following graduation Seven students created five new businesses in the first semester of the Bartleby program at Elizabethton High School, which they put on display at the program’s inaugural “Pitch ... Read More
Cyclones had multiple storylines in sectional BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star As a sports writer on a tight deadline, sometimes there are not enough words let alone time to put into a story the outcome of an event that is being covered. ... Read More
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High School class, law enforcement call on public for tips related to Redhead Murders A high school sociology class in Elizabethton, Tenn. on Tuesday released a profile for the Bible Belt Strangler responsible for the Redhead Murders of the 1980s. In partnership with state and local ... Read More
Lauren Pilkton
Pilkton shines at TRC meet: Warriors, EHS see numerous top performances BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star It was an outstanding day for Elizabethton junior Lauren Pilkton during Monday’s Three Rivers Conference track meet at LaPorte Track. Read More
Mullins wearing shirt
Southern Strength: Bartleby duo launches unique local fitness wear line Two students took a class assignment to start a new business and found a way to unite their passion for fitness and their southern pride. Chandlor Mullins and Dylan Nordby are now capitalizing on an ... Read More
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Online Requests Only: Transcript & Student Records Requests Effective May 1, 2018, in an effort to provide enhanced and more secure service for our students, all student records requests including graduation verifications, transcripts, diploma and cumulative ... Read More