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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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Elizabethton Board of Education researches reorganization of elementary schools Anticipated and historic federal funding cuts and changing laws have caused concern among Elizabethton City Schools (ECS) administrators and members of the Board of Education. Following other efforts ... Read More
Camp Read-A-Lot Director and first grade teacher Julie Hartsook reads with a student.
What's Working: Camp Read-A-Lot Students in the three Elizabethton City Schools will take a love for reading into the summer thanks to “Camp Read-A-Lot”. Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools launches new websites Elizabethton City Schools is launching new websites for the district and each school on Thursday, May 25, which could take up to 48 hours to publish. This is part of a district-wide effort to better ... Read More
Faith>Fear: Hundreds attend Wandell Early Learning Center Dedication Ovations. Laughter. Tears. Memories. Hundreds of emotions floated throughout East Side Elementary Friday morning as Elizabethton City Schools System hosted Dr. Josh Wandell, his family and ... Read More
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Kindergarten schedule to extend to full day 2017-18 Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, kindergartners in Elizabethton City Schools will no longer let out early. This is part of a strategy to increase instruction time and to improve early literacy. ... Read More
EHS Nurse Wendy Wright and student Cameron Coleman communicate with Cindy Nave, an FNP with First Assist Urgent Care.
Elizabethton schools ready to help sick and injured children For the parents of children enrolled in the Elizabethton City School System, the answer is the same as it is for a growing number of other school systems in the region: the Niswonger Virtual Health ... Read More
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ECS parents should register with Skyward to complete 2017-18 student forms At the start of the 2017-18 school year, Elizabethton City Schools will not be sending home student data forms on paper. Parents will be able to complete these online using Skyward Family Access ... Read More
ECS accepting tuition and out-of-zone applications beginning April 20
ECS accepting tuition and out-of-zone applications beginning April 20 Those interested in applying for out-of-zone or tuition status in Elizabethton City Schools for the 2017-18 school year may do so beginning on April 20 using the new online application, the Cyclone ... Read More
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Pre-K Registration April 13 Registration for students at the Early Learning Center will be Thursday, April 13th, from 8:30am - 2:00 pm at East Side Elementary School. Placement in the ELC is based on income eligibility, and ... Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools proudly presents new district logo After nearly a year of research, numerous focus groups, and input from more than 200 staff members, Elizabethton City Schools is proud to release its bold new district logo. Over the last decade, ... Read More
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New in 2017-18: returning ECS students to update student information online Updating returning students’ information will be easier for parents at the start of the 2017-18 school year. Beginning on July 27, parents will be able to update returning Elizabethton City ... Read More
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EHS adjusts traffic pattern, introduces crossing guards To ensure the safety of buses crossing traffic on Bemberg Road and Jason Witten Way, Elizabethton City Schools (ECS) staff have implemented a new traffic pattern and the use of crossing guards at ... Read More
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Harold McCormick gains two acres thanks to generous alumnus Thanks to a thoughtful Elizabethton City Schools alumnus, ECS was able to purchase two acres behind Harold McCormick Elementary School for half the listed price at a total cost of $85,000. Read More
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Sponsors, volunteers needed for ECS Back-2-School Bash 2017 Last year, nearly 3,000 people celebrated the return to school at Elizabethton City Schools’ inaugural Back-2-School Bash. Hundreds of volunteers and supporters made it possible by sponsoring ... Read More
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ECS eyes expansion at T.A. Dugger BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Renovations at T.A. Dugger could soon be on the horizon following a request made by the Elizabethton City School System Thursday evening at the Elizabethton City ... Read More