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Office hours for the Gragg Education Center/Boardáof Education
are 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. á


Hardin Park Wins Regional Battle of the Books
The team won the middle school championship in impressiveá
fashion andáwill now compete for the state title.á
Click hereáfor the press release. á


FouráWataugaáHigh School Students Chosen for Governor's School
The four juniors were awarded the opportunity to attend this prestigious summer program following a very competitive selection process. áá
Click hereáfor the news release.á


Kindergarten Orientation Underway
Parents/guardians of children that will be five years old on or before
áAugust 31áwill need to plan on attending kindergarten orientation atá
the school their child will attend. Click here to learn more.á


Pre-Kindergarten Applications for 2015-16ááá
Applications for pre-kindergarten for next school year will be handled by
the Children's Council ofáWataugaáCounty. áClick here for more details.

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For more system news and announcements,
please click on the "News & Data" link at the top of this page.

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á Board Recognizes Students, Personnel, and Community Partnersá á
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DECA students recognized at the April Board meeting included (left to right)ábackárow: áWill Spinetto, Paul Hagaman, Gab Neufeld, Joel Brown, andáAlli Brown.á Front row: áChaz VanHoose, and Hannah Townsend.á They placed 1st - 5th at DECA's State Career Development Conference and will compete at theáInternational Career Development Conference next week.á Joel Brown is the Blue Ridge Region Vice President for the NC DECA. á Trevor Owens (at right), program coordinator for afterschool at Parkway School and a tutor as well, received the April Servant's Heart Award from Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott. The award recognizes employees for exceptional service to students far above and beyond what their job requires. áElliott spent part of a day working with Owens and noted "it's obvious the kids love him and that he cares deeply for them."
Teams from Hardin Park and Green Valley participated in Math Counts competition, with the Hardin Park team advancing to state competition on the strength of their second place finish in the regionals. áPictured above are (from left) Ryan Catoe, Bryant Hou, Zachary Klein, Jair Alvarez, Hunter Staiger, Russell Miller, and Kayla Roark. Not in photo: Peyton Cline, Lucy Rapfogel, and Li Yang. Kimberly and Dr. Eric Marland were recognized for their initiative and leadership in offering Math Counts to WCS students, including coaching the Hardin Park team. Dr. Marland, a mathematics professor at ASU, used a moment at the podium to praiseáWCS teachers as "extremely dedicated and incredibly knowledgeable," adding "it would be a shame not to support them." á
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á Rufus Edmisten Visits Mabel, Makes Seventh Annual Donation á
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Mabel Principal Mark Hagaman (at left) welcomes former NC Attorney General and Secretary of State Rufus Edmisten to Mabel. áClick here for a press release about Edmisten's visit and his generous gift to the school. á Mr. Edmistenátook time to meet and greet Mabel students before speaking to most of them in the special assembly held during his visit. Here he shakes the hand of Mabel student Ethan Pruitt.á
Edmistenáwith Mabel student Madison Welch, Principal. Hagaman, and Patricia Sperry, Mabel's afterschool program coordinator. á Edmisten also visited with Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott during his time in Boone. áEdmisten is a Watauga County native who maintains a special interest in local schools.á
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