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The primary mission of the Elizabethton City School System is the development and growth of its children in knowledge and skills which enable them to achieve their potential as complete human beings, sharing in and contributing to the enjoyment and enrichment of their own lives, the lives of others, of the community, and the world as a whole.

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ECS tuition application: online for grades K-8, in person for grades 9-12 Parents interested in their children attending Elizabethton City Schools as new tuition students should apply online in the Cyclone Connection for grades K-8 or in person for grades 9-12. Read More
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New club launches rockets hundreds of feet above school West Side students in grades 3-5 now have an opportunity to learn about rockets, build models, and fly them after school. Principal and club sponsor John Wright hopes this will inspire an interest in ... 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
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Elizabethton Pre-K announces online application, lottery drawing Parents interested in enrolling their children in the Wandell Early Learning Center can now begin the process online. The online application is available on the WELC web page and on Elizabethton City ... 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
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
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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
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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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Teachers of the Year announced! Congratulations to all Elizabethton teachers of the year! 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
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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East Side's Rachel Darnell speaks on state Read to be Ready panel Last month, East Side's own Rachel Darnell was invited to speak on a panel at a Read to be Ready celebration in Knoxville with Education Commissioner Candice McQueen. The panel consisted of one ... Read More
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Sara Dunford is WJHL Educator of the Week BY KASEY MARLER, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) - The plan was set. Sara Dunford was going to get her engineering degree and go into construction. 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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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
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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
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
Rita Booher
Rita Booher elected to another term as chair of Elizabethton School Board BY JOHN THOMPSON, Johnson City Press ELIZABETHTON — Rita Booher was unanimously elected to serve another term as chairwoman of the Elizabethton Board of Education. Phil Isaacs was unanimously ... Read More
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TAD Times: December 2018 The December edition of the TAD Times - news, events, features, interviews, trends, and more! To view previous months' editions, please visit the TAD Times web page. 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
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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