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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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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
Please Place Your Orders for Your Wildcat Yearbook Now! Being Sold online this year! $20 for yearbook $25 for Ads LAST DAY to order is March 6th! Online Ordering Open Now! Read More
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
WSE Celebrates Kindness Week: Always Choose Kindness Kindness Week at West Side! This is a week where we can all focus on how we and our students treat each other and show kindness that fosters a positive culture! BE KIND! Read More
West Side Wildcats Would Like to Thank Ms. Reasor! School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week, Feb. 4–8, 2019 Read More
CCIL Hall of Fame 2017
Carter County-Elizabethton Educators Hall of Fame 2019 Nomination The Carter County Imagination Library Board is hosting its thirteenth annual Educators Hall of Fame to honor outstanding educators and their immeasurable and lasting contributions to both their ... 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
2nd math
Mrs. Ensor's 2nd Grade Rolling Right Along Mrs. Ensor's 2nd grade students are enjoying a roll and comparison learning activity for math class. 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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Ms. Pless' 2nd Graders are Completing Word Contraction Surgery Ms. Pless' 2nd Graders have been completing word contraction surgery. Read More
Ms. Blevins' 4th Grade Learning Fractions Baking Pies Ms. Blevins' 4th graders are completing fraction activities in class. Read More
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Teachers of the Year announced! Congratulations to all Elizabethton teachers of the year! Read More
Mrs. Snodgrass's 5th Grade Students Are Learning About Galaxies Read More
Congratulations WSE Teachers of the Year 2019-2020 ECS BUILDING-LEVEL TEACHERS OF THE YEAR West Side Elementary Kim Pless Lisa Adams 2019-2020 ECS System Level Teachers of the Year Kim Pless Read More
Please Support Our Awesome Cyclone Baseball Team by Attending the Baseball Silent & Live Auction on Feb. 2 Baseball Silent & Live Auction set for Feb. 2 The annual Elizabethton Cyclone Dugout Club silent and live auction will feature 50-80 silent auction baskets or items, as well as several live ... 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
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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
Mrs. Blevins' 4th Grade Math Class Declares War.... Mrs. Blevins' 4th Grade Math Classes Declares War Read More
Strong Schools = Strong Communities...Thank Your School Board! West Side Elementary would like to acknowledge January as School Board Recognition Month by honoring the Elizabethton City District School Board members: Rita Booher, Phil Isaacs, Grover May, Danny ... Read More
News From Mrs. VanHuss Important Dates 2019 Important Dates for West Side from Mrs. VanHuss Read More
Parents - 5th Grade May Day ALERT!! Parents, Ms. VanHuss needs the following items for this year's May Day: Please send a baby/toddler picture of your child to school. It needs to be 8 by 10 and portrait style (as shown in the ... Read More
May Day Performance Schedule Parents, check the attached May Day schedule for your child's performance. This is an exciting performance by all our students collaborated by Mrs. VanHuss and Mrs. Keen. Read More
Show Your Christmas Spirit on Dress Up Days Show your Christmas spirit by dressing up for Christmas Monday and Tuesday. Merry Christmas! Read More