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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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High School class, law enforcement call on public for tips related to Redhead Murders A high school sociology class in Elizabethton, Tenn. on Tuesday released a profile for the Bible Belt Strangler responsible for the Redhead Murders of the 1980s. In partnership with state and local ... Read More
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Summer Team, sponsors prepare to get Betsy Book Bus on the road The Betsy Book Bus wouldn’t be complete without a team of talented, energetic teachers aboard and generous community sponsors making the project possible. Elizabethton City Schools proudly ... Read More
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Online Requests Only: Transcript & Student Records Requests Effective May 1, 2018, in an effort to provide enhanced and more secure service for our students, all student records requests including graduation verifications, transcripts, diploma and cumulative ... Read More
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CCIL inducts Educators Hall of Fame Class of 2018 BY ABBY FRYE, Elizabethton Star Four local teachers joined the ranks of the Carter County Educators Hall of Fame on Saturday evening. Read More
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ESP Online Application Now Open for Summer 2018 Any student currently enrolled in one of the ECS Elementary Schools (East Side, West Side, Harold McCormick) or the Wandell Early Learning Center is eligible to attend the summer program. Read More
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Elizabethton teachers to receive content-specific support with new teacher leader network Beginning in May 2018, Elizabethton City Schools joins the statewide Teacher Leader Network in launching its Elizabethton Leads program. This will transition away from having system-wide instructional ... Read More
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WELC (Pre-K) still accepting applications for 2018-19 Even though early registration has passed, the Wandell Early Learning Center is still accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information please call 547-8035. Read More
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Registration for fingerprinting now available online Substitute personnel, volunteers, and contractors in Elizabethton City Schools can now register online for fingerprinting, which is required by the State of Tennessee. Complete instructions are ... Read More
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County, city students’ passion for reading spills over to local library BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star When it comes to recognizing National Library Week, county and city schools continue to push the notion for students to take a vested interest into the worlds ... Read More
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Top Ten Percent of EHS Class of 2018 honored at banquet Twenty-five outstanding Elizabethton High School seniors were recognized among the Top Ten Percent of the Class of 2018 at a banquet Monday night. These students represent what it means to be a ... Read More
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3rd annual Back-2-School Bash seeking sponsors, partners Organizers are calling on the community once again to support the 3rd annual Back-2-School Bash at Elizabethton High School. Each year, sponsors and partners have made this event possible by ... Read More
Hurley and Malone with State legislators
East Side teacher, principal honored at state financial literacy event ELIZABETHTON — It isn’t often that a fifth-grade teacher or an elementary school principal meets with Gov. Bill Haslam, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and House Speaker Beth Harwell. It is even ... Read More
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2018-19 Student Registration Information & Dates Parents of current Elizabethton students, new students, and prospective tuition students should be aware of some important upcoming dates. This information is available at www.ecschools.net > ... Read More
Non-EHS Students singing at National Memorial Day Choral Festival
EHS students selected to perform at JFK Center BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star Songbirds from one local high school will soon be on display for a national audience. Students from the Elizabethton High School choir recently learned ... Read More
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Book Drive receives nearly 15,000 books for Betsy Book Bus There will be no shortage of books aboard the Betsy Book Bus this summer. Following a month-long book drive in Elizabethton schools, approximately 14,700 books were collected. The books range in ... Read More
Dr. Martinez voices XQ's support for Bartleby
XQ team supports Bartleby vision following recent visit Bartleby is on a journey to rethink high school, and on Thursday night, the team received a special visit from XQ Institute leaders, the organization unifying 18 Super School Projects (including ... Read More
Eric Wampler disinfects computers
Elizabethton schools work to prevent flu with new electrostatic sprayer Following a year in which illness-related absenteeism led to school closure, Elizabethton City Schools is taking a new approach to cleaning and disinfecting facilities. ECS will be using an ... Read More
Chris Berry
Chris Berry to serve as T. A. Dugger Junior High Principal Effective Monday, Feb. 19, Chris Berry will serve as Principal of T. A. Dugger Jr. High School. Joe Diaz, formerly a teacher at Elizabethton High School, will serve as assistant to the principal ... Read More
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NCCU donates $2,500 to Betsy Book Bus Elizabethton City Schools and Governor's Books from Birth Foundation thank Northeast Community Credit Union for supporting the Betsy Book Bus with a $2,500 donation. Funds will be used to outfit ... Read More
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TNReady online testing demo now available Online TNReady testing is still relatively new across the state, and to help parents and students get familiar with the Nextera assessment platform, a public demo is now avialable (here). Read More
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New high school drone course preps students for Remote Pilot Certificate The conversation in education has lately revolved around how to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist. The new small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) course, which began this semester at ... Read More
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Elizabethton HS highlights new industry certifications, programs during CTE month February is National Career and Technical Education Month, a time to recognize the important bridge that CTE programs build between high school students and in-demand careers. Throughout the month, ... Read More
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EHS student named to ETSU Roan Scholars Leadership Program East Tennessee State University’s Roan Scholars Leadership Program announced the the eight high school senior that will be part of the incoming Class of 2022 Thursday afternoon. According to ... Read More
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Inclement weather related make-up days plan Due to a large number of inclement weather events thus far in the 2017-2018 school year, Elizabethton City Schools has used all but one of the built-in inclement weather days. As a result, we are ... Read More