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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!
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New Spring 2018 Unmanned Aerial Systems
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EHS Principals
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2016 State Champion Betsy Band
Criminal Justice 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

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Does your school’s testing culture benefit students? BY SHERI NELSON, EHS Vice Principal & Testing Coordinator “Pick a number one to ten,” said my principal. I chose seven. I had the closest number, and that is how I became the ... Read More
Computer Science students in class
Inside look into Computer Science EHS students, are you interested in Computer Science, but not really sure what you need to know to get started? Jason Clevinger, who teaches the course at EHS, gives some insight into what this class ... Read More
Kira Shell
Lady Patriots get ‘Shell-shocked’ by Elizabethton, 56-50 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star While the Elizabethton Lady Cyclones have gone through a dry period as far as wins go, all the games against quality and larger opponents have been teaching ... Read More
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Cyclones topple Patriots to remain unbeaten, 61-57 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star The game was everything it was billed to be and more as the Sullivan East Patriots entered Tuesday night’s contest at Treadway Gym tabbed as the pre-season ... Read More
Students doing yoga on the trail
Storybook Trail has successful debut despite snow BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Despite the snow flurries and chilly winds, a group of students from Harold McCormick Elementary School enjoyed being a among the very ... Read More
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CSI Team places 2nd in regional competition Congratulations to the EHS Crime Scene Investigation Team! Last week, ten upper east Tennessee schools competed in the 7th Annual CSI Competition, and our team placed 2nd. Read More
Elizabethton’s Fair signs with Cleveland State BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star With one year left of high school ball left to go, Elizabethton senior softball player Haley Fair went ahead and made it official with her future collegiate ... Read More
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Tusculum University, EHS reach agreement to guarantee admission of students Students participating in a program at Elizabethton High School that focuses on experiential, project-based learning will have an opportunity for guaranteed admission to Tusculum University through an ... Read More
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Cyclones tame Tigers in hardwood action, 56-43 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star PIGEON FORGE—While most people who were in Pigeon Forge on Thursday evening were taking in the millions of Christmas lights at Dollywood, the Elizabethton ... Read More
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Student-produced PSAs: Tuberculosis & Influenza Students in Coach Ryan White's Intro to Business and Marketing and Ms. Katie Dugger's Health Science class worked together to create two important public service announcements. These cover ... Read More
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Four perform in All-East Honors Choir Congratulations to the following students who performed this weekend in the 2018 All-East Honors Choirs! Read More
Students taking survey
Students weigh in on Main Street Program  On Thursday, Elizabethton City Planner Jon Hartman shared exciting plans for a downtown revitalization project with high school students from accounting, business, and history courses. The Main Street ... Read More
Nine winners announced in East TN Tuff Tales contest Nine students were selected as winners in the recent East TN Tuff Tales competition led by Mrs. Sarah Morris' T. A. Dugger Jr. High enrichment students. The students wrote about their struggles ... Read More
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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
Star Photo/Ivan Sanders Kaylen Shell of Elizabethton brings the ball into the front court while being guarded by Mataylin Goins.
Shell lifts Lady Cyclones over Cherokee, 52-50 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star ROGERSVILLE— It was the opening night of the 2018-19 basketball season, but with the way the Hall of Champions contest played out between the Elizabethton ... Read More
Star Photo/Ivan Sanders Christian Price works hard for a lay up against a pair of Cherokee defenders.
Cyclones defense turns tide in 52-39 win over Chiefs BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star ROGERSVILLE— To say that Cyclone head coach Lucas Honeycutt wasn’t too happy after Elizabethton’s jamboree contest would be an understatement, ... 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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EHS Fall Semester Testing Update Our TNReady End of Course Assessments for English, Math, and U.S.History begin on November 28th . For EHS, in order to meet state testing objectives, we need to develop a positive and beneficial ... Read More
Students with Salyer
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
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
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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
Elizabethton’s Corey Russell applies a stiff arm to Howard’s Trevon Crutcher after a pass reception in Friday’s game.
Cyclones finally put away Howard BY DOUGLAS FRITZ, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — It was a vivid change of fortunes, and arguably the biggest reason Elizabethton will be playing football again next week. Read More