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

Abbie Addington receiving award
Abbie Addington selected for 20 Under 20 Appalachian Highlands 20 Under 20 highlights students who have shown an affinity for science, math, engineering, and have leadership, community service, and entrepreneurial skills. Abbie Addington was ... Read More
Todd McKeehan's mother expresses gratitude for the podcast.
Students submit 11 podcasts to NPR Student Podcast Challenge Students have far exceeded expectations in a recent assignment to create a podcast that tells a community story. The podcasts were recently submitted to the National Public Radio (NPR) Student Podcast ... Read More
Lady Cyclones sweep Johnson Co. in TRC doubleheader BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star Kira Dillard led off the bottom of the sixth with a double to left field. Autumn Hensley followed suit by lacing a single to put Lady Cyclones at second and third ... Read More
Our Library
Beyond the Books Read this student's celebration of libraries for National Library Month! Read More
Dailey, Cyclones shut down Blue Devils BY JEFF BIRCHFIELD, Johnson City Press ERWIN — To say the Elizabethton baseball team is currently on a roll is an understatement. Read More
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Inaugural Student Film Festival set for Thursday, May 9 Thursday, May 9th, Stateline Drive-in in Elizabethton will host the inaugural Carter County Student Film Festival. Read More
Evan Carter
Going to the woodshed…Cyclones smash Sullivan South in key TRC showdown, 16-1 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star It has been a week that the Elizabethton Cyclones have been waiting on as something was going to have to give at the top of the Three Rivers Conference baseball ... Read More
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Elizabethton FFA to compete at state after placing 2nd in region On April 13, four Elizabethton FFA members placed 2nd in the East TN Regional Nursery and Landscape Career Development Event. The students are Nathan Batchelder, Cheyenne Bowers, Heather Estep, and ... Read More
Corey Russell
Elizabethton's Russell Commits to Centre College BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star It looks like Elizabethton’s Mr. Do-It-All has pinpointed where he is going to play college football. 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
Taylor Long and Abby Markly
‘Like a Girl’ club completing its first year BY KEVIN GREEN, Elizabethton Star The Like a Girl club at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School (TAD) is closing out its first year since its inception in the Fall of 2018. Read More
Elizabethton Key Club receives several awards at K-T District Convention Elizabethton High School Key Club recently attended the Kentucky-Tennessee District Convention where they received both individual and club awards. Read More
Morgan Hyatt, Brilee Culbert receive State FFA Degrees Six members of Elizabethton FFA Chapter attended the Tennessee State FFA Convention on March 24-27 with the club's faculty advisor Carrie Lykins. Students Brilee Culbert and Morgan Hyatt were ... Read More
‘She doesn’t quit’ EHS freshman earns Tennessee Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star To learn what kind of person Elizabethton High School freshman Kaylee Hollifield is, one only needs to look at her years of community service. Read More
Both Teams
Elizabethton sweeps Happy Valley in double header BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star On an evening where a battle more important than baseball was the highlight of the night, the Elizabethton Cyclones remained perfect in Three Rivers Conference ... Read More
Brickey Whitaker
Brickey, Whitaker going strong at Walters State BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star The Walters State Community College softball team has won 12 of its last 16 games and just ended a six-game win streak after losing to Volunteer State Community ... Read More
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