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

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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
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Cyclones overcome Science Hill BY DOUGLAS FRITZ, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — It has been an impressive season for Elizabethton, and beating Science Hill added something a little extra to the mix. Read More
2018 Auction
Baseball Silent & Live Auction set for Feb. 2 The annual Elizabethton Cyclone Dugout Club silent and live auction will feature 50-80 silent auction baskets or items, as well as several live auction items. Read More
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Cyclones storm from behind to top Rebels BY GENE RENFRO, Johnson City Press KINGSPORT — Elizabethton was definitely down, but the Cyclones blew back for a 58-54 basketball win at Sullivan South on Friday night. Read More
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Late rally keeps Cyclones in TRC driver’s seat BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star The Elizabethton Cyclones are finding that being the point man in the Three River’s Conference is a challenging spot to be in as night in and night out the ... Read More
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High school basketball stat leaders BY DOUGLAS FRITZ, Johnson City Press Johnson County’s Blake Atwood is at the top for the first week of the high school basketball statistical leaders. Read More
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We Need Your Stories We believe everyone's life is an important story that deserves to be told, we just need your help finding them. Read More
Maggie Donnellan
New Community Partners Coordinator to expand partnership network, communication at EHS Welcome Maggie Donnellan, Bartleby Community Partners Coordinator for Elizabethton High School. Donnellan graduated from Furman University in May 2018 (Roll Dins!) and is so pleased to be starting her ... Read More
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Cyclones, Bears tangle with mixed results BY IVAN SANDERS, Elizabethton Star The Elizabethton Cyclones boarded the bus for Big Stone Gap, Virginia hoping to pick up a win before Christmas as they tangled with the Union Bears in roundball ... Read More
Left to Right: Terry Smith, Dr. Bert Bach, Dr. Corey Gardenhour
East Tennessee State University, EHS reach agreement to guarantee admission of students New opportunities are available to our students working toward a Bartleby diploma seal upon graduation from Elizabethton High School as officials at East Tennessee State University signed an agreement ... Read More
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Local athletes to compete in FCA All-Star Game BY ELIZABETHTON STAR Today, Carter County football players will get to lace up for some postseason action. Read More
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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
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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
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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