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Group photo of top 10% students.
Congratulations Top 10% Class of 2019
Betsy Band
Betsy Band
ACT 30+ Club
Cheerleaders
Cheerleaders
Students
Key Club Division 7 K-T Lt. Governor
Photography Club
Photography Club
Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
Betsy Band with Pride of the Southland Band
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LaPorte Track Grand Opening
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We are Cyclones
Classroom Activities
Commissioner McQueen, First Lady Visit
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Board Meetings

September 17, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Mack Pierce Board Room
804 S. Watauga Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-8000
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LaPorte Sports Complex nears completion BY AMBER WADOVICK, Elizabethton Star The LaPorte Sports Complex is just about complete. All the city needs now is time for the grass to grow. Read More
Molly Tipton
Operation Valedictorian: Elizabethton High School's dual graduation speakers BY JONATHAN ROBERTS, Johnson City Press Elizabethton High School may not name a valedictorian, but that doesn’t mean the school is short on students with impressive resumes. Read More
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New Elizabethton senior dual enrollment course to focus on college, life skills Beginning with the Class of 2020, seniors at Elizabethton High School (EHS) will be enrolled in a new course designed to teach postsecondary success skills. The course, “Success! Skills for ... Read More
Richard Kitzmiller, Veronica Watson, Matt Desjardins, Sheri Nelson
Sophomore recognized by ETSU, Niswonger for teaching coding in summer STEM camps If you asked a high school student what his or her summer plans are, you probably wouldn't expect to hear Veronica Watson’s response – teaching teens computer coding. Read More
Todd McKeehan group
Student podcasters share their experience, advice with MIT Instructional Designers Podcasting is now becoming a staple across industries – even in education. This week, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Instructional Design Team looks to incorporate it into ... Read More
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High school trains students to fill national pilot shortage BY CALEB PERHNE, WCYB ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — The demand is growing for airline pilots while the number of pilots available is shrinking. Read More
Students with teachers and Mayor
EHS students win national NPR Student Podcast Challenge National Public Radio recently announced four Elizabethton High School juniors as the winners of the inaugural nationwide NPR Student Podcast Challenge. The contest was open to middle and high school ... Read More
Madison Townsend
Open House highlights student projects throughout school Student presentations and displays highlighted projects from throughout the year at Monday's Open House at EHS. Students were proud to share their work from immersive project-based learning (PBL) ... Read More
Top 10 Percent Class of 2019
Top Ten Percent of Class of 2019 recognized at Elizabethton banquet Few high school honors compare to being named among the academic top 10 percent of your graduating class. On Monday night, 33 Elizabethton High school students were recognized at the school’s ... Read More
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Drama students place among best in District Competition This weekend, EHS Advanced Drama participated in the Tennessee High School Speech and Drama League (THSSDL) District Competition in Johnson City. Read More
Rita Booher and SXSWEdu Participant
‘The most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’ Current school board members reflect on their journeys to inspire others BY THE XQ TEAM, Medium Serving on a school board can be exhausting. It can be frustrating. It can mean late nights and tough decisions. But Rita Booher has not regretted a moment of it. Read More

District Snapshot

22
Record ACT Composite

94.4% 
Graduation Rate

Level 5
Harold McCormick
Elementary

1
XQ Super School of 18 in USA

1,111
Early Postsecondary
Opportunities earned

$10,487
Per Pupil Expenditure

2,465
Students Pre-K - 12th grade

180 
Teachers

 

Our Mission

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.