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Advanced Creative Writing students place highly in Barter Theater Playwright Festival
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Key Club Division 7 K-T Lt. Governor
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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!
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

MISSION 

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.

VISION 

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.

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Back row, left to right, Kilroy Hill, Chris Taylor, Deuce Morton, Joseph Kechter, and Andrew Fontanez. Front row, left to right, Heath Owens, Holden Roaten, Tyesha Thomas, and Hunter Morrell.
Cyclones sending nine to state BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star It has been another productive year for the Elizabethton High School wrestling teams. Read More
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Lady Cyclones, Devils moving on to region BY ALLEN LAMOUNTAIN, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON—Prior to postseason play, Elizabethton had produced only seven victories. Win number eight vaulted the Lady Cyclones to a berth in the ... Read More
From back left: Mike Hupko, George Bratton, Bob Peoples, Richard Barker, Dave Olson, Lucas Andrews, Richard VanHuss, Grand Knight Bob Gamache, and Tom Manning
Knights of Columbus provide seed money for special education program’s market garden Students in the special education program at Elizabethton High School will begin cultivating plants for their new market garden, thanks to a donation by the Knights of Columbus Council 10743. Their ... Read More
Lauren Brickey
At the Next Level: Brickey hits the field at Walters State BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star The Walters State Lady Senators are five games into the 2019 season, and former Lady Cyclones standout Lauren Brickey is a part of the lineup. Read More
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Elizabethton students' artwork breathes life into downtown BY CURTIS CARDEN, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - Recent visitors to downtown Elizabethton will notice colorful barn quilts and corresponding personal stories on display in the breezeway. Read More
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District basketball tournament time is here BY DOUGLAS FRITZ, Johnson City Press With the 2018-19 regular season vanishing, postseason play begins Monday. Read More
Emily Peters
2019 Elizabethton Basketball Homecoming Queen BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star Elizabethton senior cheerleader Emily Peters was crowned the 2019 Elizabethton Basketball Homecoming Queen on Friday night January 25th at halftime of the boys ... Read More
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Save Our Stories: students preserve local veterans' personal stories Students from Elizabethton High School recently worked on a project in which they had to write profile pieces on local veterans in the community. The Elizabethton Star will be publishing one piece a ... Read More
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Cyclones' Jennings, Blue Devils' Strother join Division I ranks BY DOUGLAS FRITZ & JEFF BIRCHFIELD, Johnson City Press Elizabethton’s Garrett Jennings and Unicoi County’s Brett Strother signed with NCAA Division I football programs Wednesday. Read More
CCIL Hall of Fame 2017
Carter County-Elizabethton Educators Hall of Fame 2019 Nomination The Carter County Imagination Library Board is hosting its thirteenth annual Educators Hall of Fame to honor outstanding educators and their immeasurable and lasting contributions to both their ... Read More
Barn Quilt
Meet the students behind downtown Elizabethton's newest art/storytelling display Saturday, Feb. 9 Recent visitors to downtown Elizabethton will notice colorful barn quilts and corresponding personal stories on display in the breezeway. These are the culmination of a student-organized K-12 ... Read More
Tyesha
Thomas claims region title, turns attention to state tournament BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Elizabethton High School sophomore Tyesha Thomas is just in her second year as a wrestler for the Cyclones. Read More
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Back-2-School Bash organizers invite sponsors, partners Planning is underway for the 4th annual Elizabethton Back-2-School Bash, and organizers are calling on the community to get involved as sponsors, partners in the resource fair, and volunteers. Read More
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Seniors improve scores, access additional college funding with free ACT retake Elizabethton High School seniors again participated in the state’s free ACT Retake, with 40 percent of participants improving their scores. More than a quarter of the current senior class will ... Read More
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Two Carter County athletes commit to play collegiate ball BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Both Elizabethton’s Carter Everett and Happy Valley’s Michael Harrah have chosen as to where they will compete in collegiate football. Read More
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Teachers of the Year announced! Congratulations to all Elizabethton teachers of the year! Read More
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EHS Testing Schedule & Info Spring Semester 2019 Please read the following important informaiton concerning testing information in all grade levels at EHS. Read More
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Baseball auction could be source of basketball dream tickets for Vol fans BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — With the University of Tennessee currently top ranked in the Associated Press men’s basketball poll, there are fans searching for ... Read More
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Cyclones roll to 59-39 win over Happy Valley behind Ashley’s 23 BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star Even with all the beautiful young ladies and their escorts on hand for Homecoming 2019, the Elizabethton and Happy Valley basketball game didn’t exactly ... Read More
 Elizabethton's Nico Ashley goes up for a jumper over Happy Valley's Bryce Carter in Friday's game.
High school roundup: Cyclones down Warriors in Three Rivers battle BY JEFF BIRCHIFIELD, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Nico Ashley netted a game-high 23 points as Elizabethton used a big second half to pull away from Happy Valley for a 59-39 win in Three ... Read More
Joe Penza and Dustin Hensley, photo by John Thompson
Elizabethton High School building archives for student research BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Part of nearly every high school student’s educational experience is the writing of research papers. While this is important ... Read More
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Students from all Elizabethton schools qualify for auditioned state musical groups Several students across the district have recently qualified for auditioned choral and instrumental groups at the state level. On behalf of the Elizabethton Board of Education, Board Chair Rita Booher ... Read More
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ECS celebrates School Board Appreciation Week Jan. 20-26 ELIZABETHTON - January 20-26, 2019 is School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play ... Read More
Photo by John Thompson, JC Press
Key Club and Future Farmers of America join forces at Elizabethton High School to prepare a summer of flowers for Ivy Hall residents BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Thursday afternoon was the coldest day yet this January, but a group of Elizabethton High School students were out in that cold, getting ... Read More