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8th Graders Overmountain Victory Trail
OVT Hike 2017
TAD Jr. Cyclone Football
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In cooperation with home and community, the T. A. Dugger faculty and staff will develop a well-rounded program of education that will meet the needs of adolescent students and develop skills necessary for personal fulfillment and success.

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BackToSchool
Volunteer SignUp for our Back to School Bash We're looking for Volunteers for the Back To School Bash! Read More
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Immunization requirement for 7th graders This is a reminder that all students entering the seventh grade must turn in an updated TN immunization certificate, as required by the State of Tennessee, no later than August 7, 2019. Read More
Girls Basketball in stands
Jr. Lady Cyclone volleyball camp huge success The Elizabethton Lady Cyclones volleyball team recently held their annual Jr. Cyclone volleyball camp and by the turnout, the camp was a huge success for EHS head volleyball coach Leslee Bradley and ... Read More
Baseball
Cyclones take contest from Warriors BY ALLEN LAMOUNTAIN, Elizabethton Star Despite having little or no practice time the Cyclones looked like a well-oiled machine on Tuesday in American Legion 15U baseball action at T. A. Dugger. Read More
Carla Whiles and Becky Wagner at Bus
Betsy Book Bus gears up for second season Beginning June 11, the Betsy Book Bus will hit the road for the second season of its summer program. The bus will be distributing free books to children and teens in 13 different neighborhoods and ... Read More
River Crossing
T. A. Dugger eighth-graders wade in Watauga River to learn about history BY AMBER WADOVICK, Elizabethton Star Those hiking the trails at Sycamore Shoals State Park Wednesday morning may have heard the small roar of middle school students coming from the river. Read More
Boys BBall Championship Photo
TAD Boys Basketball wins Area I Tourney, has best season in Middle 6 Conference With 19 wins and six losses, the T. A. Dugger Jr. High Varsity Boys Basketball team had the best season in the Middle Six Conference. They also won the Pigeon Forge Tournament and the Area I ... Read More
Team photo
Mathletes claim four major awards in regional competition TAD Mathletes received four major awards in a competition Tuesday with 20 regional teams! Read More
Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps
TAD student performs at state DAR conference Caleb Napier, T. A. Dugger Jr. High Drum Captain, recently traveled to Franklin, Tenn. along with other members of the Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps to preform at the 114th State Conference of ... Read More
Eddie Pless & Jimmy Kee
7th graders explore vocational opportunities in TCAT Elizabethton tour In a first-time field trip, all 7th graders from T. A. Dugger Junior High School toured Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton on Tuesday. Read More
Wheelchair Race
Elizabethton, Carter County students travel to Johnson City for Special Olympics BY AMBER WADOVICK, Elizabethton Star This was a different kind of field trip. Instead of going to the zoo and looking at animals or checking out a government building, students across Elizabethton ... Read More
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Recap: 5th Grade Night Parents of rising 6th graders, if you couldn't make it to 5th Grade Night or you wanted to review some of the topics we discussed, please check out the presentation here. Read More
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Parents get greater access to school news, events with new Elizabethton City Schools mobile app News, events, and frequently visited web pages are now just a click away with the new Elizabethton City Schools mobile application. Read More
EHS Students
FBLA Students bring home awards from State Leadership Conference Elizabethton High School and T. A. Dugger Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attended the State FBLA Leadership Conference this week and brought home several awards. ... Read More
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Elizabethton City Schools offers community Water Aerobics classes weekly Tired of not having the energy to function during the day? Need a way to relieve stress? Want to be more fit? Reduce your blood pressure? Increase your muscular strength and endurance? Have a ... Read More
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5th Grade Parent Night set for April 4 at 6p Parents and students of rising 6th graders are encouraged to attend 5th Grade Parent Night at T. A. Dugger Junior High School on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. We will provide a lot of ... Read More
Trombone students
ETSBOA Solo & Ensemble students excel Several T. A. Dugger Junior High School and Elizabethton High School band students participated in the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Solo & Ensemble Festival held at Chuckey Doak High ... Read More
typhoons
2019 Typhoons Swim Club Tryouts Details on the Typhoons Swim Club tryouts Read More
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8th Grade Parent Night / CTE Open House March 7 We are having an 8th grade parent night for upcoming freshmen to explore the opportunities of CTE and to pick up their 9th grade registration packet. Read More
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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
Breezeway
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
Students receiving awards
Students recognized at 2nd 9 Weeks Awards Day Congratulations to all of the following students who were recognized at our 2nd 9 Weeks Awards Day for their outstanding academic achievement and attendance! Read More
Barn Quilt
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