ACT 30+ Club
Three students holding certificates
Advanced Creative Writing students place highly in Barter Theater Playwright Festival
Key Club Division 7 K-T Lt. Governor
Group photo of 18 students that scored 30 or above on the ACT test.
Congratulations ACT 30+ Club
25 students in top ten percent of class of 2018
Congratulations Top Ten Percent Class of 2018!
Students working on a drone
New Spring 2018 Unmanned Aerial Systems
EHS Principals
EHS Principals
STEM Solar-powered Go-Kart
2016 State Champion Betsy Band
Criminal Justice Program
Aviation Program
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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

Parents get greater access to school news, events with new Elizabethton City Schools mobile app News, events, and frequently visited web pages are now just a click away with the new Elizabethton City Schools mobile application. Read More
(Left to right) Students Liza Raketska and Levi Shingleton have interviewed Dr. Joey Ibrahim over the last few weeks and plan to submit his story in the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. Thursday was their first meeting in person.
Elizabethton alum, trauma medical director with Pulse Nightclub victims says growing up in small town enhanced his opportunities Growing up in a small town can make opportunities seem limited. But EHS alumnus Dr. Joseph Ibrahim visited history and health science students Thursday with a different message. Read More
Hunter McClasky
McClaskey signs with King College for bass fishing BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star It can be said that Elizabethton High School student Hunter McClaskey is a pioneer. Read More
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EHS students fundraising to send local boy to Disney World BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Five Elizabethton High School students have a goal. Read More
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EHS students reach out to community to update Douglas School mural BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Elizabethton High School senior Will Bowers has a vision. Read More
Evan Carter
Cyclones favored in Three Rivers baseball BY DOUGLAS FRITZ, Johnson City Press Carrying the momentum of an appearance in last year’s Class AA state baseball tournament, Elizabethton was the pick to win the Three Rivers title this ... Read More
Community Improvement students (left to right) Maggie Johnson, Jaxton Holly, Nico Ashley, Evan Carter, and Kaylen Shell cut the ribbon on the new soccer locker room.
EHS student project yields new soccer locker room Elizabethton High School soccer players were elated Tuesday to tour their new locker room, which was the result of a student-led Community Improvement Class project. After several months of planning, ... Read More
EHS Students
FBLA Students bring home awards from State Leadership Conference Elizabethton High School and T. A. Dugger Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attended the State FBLA Leadership Conference this week and brought home several awards. ... Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools offers community Water Aerobics classes weekly Tired of not having the energy to function during the day? Need a way to relieve stress? Want to be more fit? Reduce your blood pressure? Increase your muscular strength and endurance? Have a ... Read More
Evan Carter
Carter, Wagner hurl two-hit shutout over East to open 2019 campaign BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star Even though the evening temperature at the end of Monday night’s high school season-opening baseball game at Joe O’Brien Field was hovering around 41 ... Read More
Trombone students
ETSBOA Solo & Ensemble students excel Several T. A. Dugger Junior High School and Elizabethton High School band students participated in the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Solo & Ensemble Festival held at Chuckey Doak High ... Read More
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New business partnership Career POP to help Elizabethton students identify, prepare for their dream jobs It’s not uncommon for students to graduate college, begin a job in their chosen field, and realize it’s not at all what they expected. To help students get familiar with real job ... Read More
High Schools from Memphis to Knoxville Participate in UT Arts Academy BY UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE NEWS For nearly two decades, UT’s School of Art has provided high school students from across Tennessee the opportunity to spend a full day working hands-on with ... Read More
ACT 30+ students
Elizabethton High School celebrates high-achieving seniors with billboard display BY ANDREW WADOVIC, Elizabethton Star Taking a national exam without passing out is often an accomplishment in itself. Scoring significantly above the state average is another, but being able to ... Read More
Kaylen Shell
Enjoying the ride: Lady Cyclones shave Lady Panthers in regional opener, 49-32 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star For most of the 2018-2019 basketball season, the Elizabethton Lady Cyclones were suffering one bump in the road after another, but the last five games have been ... Read More
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8th Grade Parent Night / CTE Open House March 7 We are having an 8th grade parent night for upcoming freshmen to explore the opportunities of CTE and to pick up their 9th grade registration packet. Read More
Students at event
Students place highly in Career Quest Shark Tank Congratulations to EHS students who placed highly in a regional business contest! Read More
East Side Students
Read Across America Day / Dr. Seuss' Birthday Many of our students celebrated Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday by dressing like their favorite book characters and reading together. Read More
Kaylen Shell
Lady Cyclones end season to Grainger BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star After a triumphant run through the district tournament, the Lady Cyclones fell to Grainger, 50-42, Monday night inside the Happy Valley High School. Read More
Nico Ashley
Cyclones dunk Grainger in regional quarterfinals BY JOE AVENTO, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Eric Wilson was surprised when Nico Ashley threw down a dunk that changed the momentum of the Region 1-AA basketball quarterfinals. He ... Read More
Team Photo with medals
Morton claims state title, Cyclones place six BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star When you are ranked at No. 1 there is usually a lot of weight on your shoulders. Read More
Kylee Evans
Elizabethton High freshman named Boys and Girls Club Youth of Year BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Kylee Evans was selected Saturday as the 2019 Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County. Read More
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It didn’t come easy: Cyclones claim District 1-AA in overtime thriller over South, 50-45 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star The game was worthy of a district championship as the Elizabethton Cyclones and Sullivan South Rebels exchanged volley for volley. Read More
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ECS tuition application: online for grades K-8, in person for grades 9-12 Parents interested in their children attending Elizabethton City Schools as new tuition students should apply online in the Cyclone Connection for grades K-8 or in person for grades 9-12. Read More