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

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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
Students in drama
EHS Drama Presents: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe EHS Drama presents The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe! Performances will take place at T. A. Dugger Jr. High School on the following dates. Tickets are $5. 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
Four students
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
The 2018 Elizabethton High School Betsy Band at the state championship on Saturday.
Betsy Band finishes second in state championship BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton High School Betsy Band completed another very successful year of band competition on Saturday with a second-place finish ... Read More
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Elizabethton ranks 12th in state for ACT score during record high year Elizabethton High School students have broken the school’s ACT record with an average composite score of 21.9. This ranks Elizabethton City Schools 12th in state in a year when the state record ... Read More
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Veterans invited to submit photos for Veterans Wall in Elizabethton HS Commons Area Elizabethton High School alumni that have served in the United States military are invited to submit photos to be included in the Veterans Wall at the school. This is part of a project to update the ... Read More
JC Press Photo by Doug Fritz
Cyclones facing the unknown against Howard Elizabethton is a heavy favorite, but Chattanooga Howard is dangerous enough to gain the Cyclones’ attention. Read More
Star Photo/Bryce Phillips Elizabethton senior Lauren Pilkton will compete in the TSSAA State Large Schools Meet this Satruday at the Percy Warner Park in Nashville. Pilkton, left, is picuted with EHS cross country coach Mark Newman.
Running with the big dogs: Pilkton eyes state meet BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star It has been a season of goals for Elizabethton senior Lauren Pilkton. Read More
Cyclones' quarterback Carter Everett and running back Corey Russell have combined for over 12,000 yards of total offense in their high school careers.
Russell, Everett have made their mark for Cyclones BY DOUGLAS FRITZ, Johnson City Press Elevating Elizabethton’s football program into a state-title contender will be part of the legacy for Carter Everett and Corey Russell. Read More
Betsy Band to compete in state championship Saturday, return Sunday This Saturday, the Elizabethton High School Betsy Band will compete at the 38th Annual Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship in Smyrna, Tenn. The band is expected to return home ... Read More
First Meeting group
New TAD club Like a Girl a place for young women to be empowered, have fun After reflecting on their own preteen years, two high school students created a club for middle school girls that would instill a sense of confidence and self-worth in their members. The club meets ... Read More
Joseph Collins and Dan Mills
EHS graduate earns private pilot certificate, works toward commercial license When he began high school, Joseph Collins had planned on a career in the medical field. However, in his first aviation course as a freshman, he discovered a new passion. Read More
Students at Convention
Four attend National FFA Convention Last week, Heather Estep, Morgan Hyatt, Maddie Jaynes, and Brilee Culbert from the Elizabethton High School FFA Chapter attended the largest FFA gathering in the nation, National FFA Convention. Read More
CNA Cert
EPSO Week: Industry Certifications Last year, 50 students earned industry certifications in CNA and CPR, and this year, we have added PMI and MOS. EHS was awarded capstone industry certifications grant for 2017--18. Read More
Cyclones celebrate senior night with 51-13 win over Central BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star It was a special night at Citizens Bank Stadium Thursday evening as all fall athletes, band, and choral ensemble were recognized in the final regular season game ... Read More