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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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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
Students in drama
EHS Drama Presents: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe EHS Drama presents The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe! Performances will take place at T. A. Dugger Jr. High School on the following dates. Tickets are $5. 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
Hero
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
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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
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Veterans invited to submit photos for Veterans Wall in Elizabethton HS Commons Area Elizabethton High School alumni that have served in the United States military are invited to submit photos to be included in the Veterans Wall at the school. This is part of a project to update the ... Read More
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Betsy Band to compete in state championship Saturday, return Sunday This Saturday, the Elizabethton High School Betsy Band will compete at the 38th Annual Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship in Smyrna, Tenn. The band is expected to return home ... Read More
Kiwanis Club Adivisor Mitch Broyles presented the T.A. Dugger Builders Club Charter to the club’s first president, Izzy McQueen.
Builders Club installed at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Earlier this month, the Elizabethton Kiwanis Club held an installation ceremony for a new Builders Club at T.A. Dugger Junior High School. Read More
Joseph Collins and Dan Mills
EHS graduate earns private pilot certificate, works toward commercial license When he began high school, Joseph Collins had planned on a career in the medical field. However, in his first aviation course as a freshman, he discovered a new passion. Read More
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Board, Director reflect on school system’s record-breaking achievements at end of term Over the last four years, the Elizabethton Board of Education has supported some of the school system’s most distinguished achievements and programs. During this time, Elizabethton City Schools ... Read More
Groundbreaking
School, city, community leaders break ground on LaPorte Sports Complex Today, leaders from Elizabethton City Schools (ECS), City of Elizabethton, Elizabethton Soccer Association (ESA), Boys and Girls Club (BGC) of Elizabethton/Carter County and members of the LaPorte ... Read More
Star Photo/Bryce Phillips Elizabethton students Kayla Vandeventer and Summer Johnson address the Elizabethton City School Board during Tuesday's meeting.
City Schools approve $2.3 million grant contract with XQ Institute BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Elizabethton High School will be an XQ Super School. Read More
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Record Number of Tennessee Students Take AP Exams, Eligible for College Credit "Several districts also had encouraging results. In Oak Ridge, Elizabethton City, Maryville City, Collierville City, and Kingsport City Schools, more than 70 percent of AP exams taken by students ... Read More
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Haslam announces changes to TNReady assessment delivery FROM THE STATE Governor, commissioner of education respond to TNReady listening tour report by implementing changes for current school year and future years Read More
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Students encouraged to share triumph over struggle in storytelling, barn quilt design contest In a new project-based learning course at T. A. Dugger Junior High School, students have launched a system-wide storytelling contest that encourages students in all grade levels to express triumph ... Read More