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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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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
Archaeology Simulation
Local teacher one of 12 awarded national scholarship to Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute West Side’s Tammy Markland learns new student engagement methods for history lessons in her elementary English class Read More
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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
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Pre-Register now: Junior Cyclone Cheer Camp July 10 & July 17 Students entering grades 1st - 8th are invited to join Elizabethton High School Varsity Cheerleaders for Junior Cyclone Cheer Camp on July 10 and July 17. Those interested may attend one or both days ... Read More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Summer Team, sponsors prepare to get Betsy Book Bus on the road The Betsy Book Bus wouldn’t be complete without a team of talented, energetic teachers aboard and generous community sponsors making the project possible. Elizabethton City Schools proudly ... 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
educator hall of fame
CCIL inducts Educators Hall of Fame Class of 2018 BY ABBY FRYE, Elizabethton Star Four local teachers joined the ranks of the Carter County Educators Hall of Fame on Saturday evening. Read More
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Elizabethton teachers to receive content-specific support with new teacher leader network Beginning in May 2018, Elizabethton City Schools joins the statewide Teacher Leader Network in launching its Elizabethton Leads program. This will transition away from having system-wide instructional ... Read More
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WELC (Pre-K) still accepting applications for 2018-19 Even though early registration has passed, the Wandell Early Learning Center is still accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information please call 547-8035. Read More
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Registration for fingerprinting now available online Substitute personnel, volunteers, and contractors in Elizabethton City Schools can now register online for fingerprinting, which is required by the State of Tennessee. Complete instructions are ... Read More
Books
Book Drive receives nearly 15,000 books for Betsy Book Bus There will be no shortage of books aboard the Betsy Book Bus this summer. Following a month-long book drive in Elizabethton schools, approximately 14,700 books were collected. The books range in ... Read More
Dr. Martinez voices XQ's support for Bartleby
XQ team supports Bartleby vision following recent visit Bartleby is on a journey to rethink high school, and on Thursday night, the team received a special visit from XQ Institute leaders, the organization unifying 18 Super School Projects (including ... Read More