School News

Golf Team Wins State

Oct 9, 2018


Congratulations to our 2018 Golf Team on back to back State Championships! Connor Creasy won the individual title for the second straight year!  Along with his  teammates with a team total of 310 they were able to celebrate the third state title in the last four years. Members: Connor Creasy (70), Will Watson (79), Bryce Addison (80), George Green (81), Katie Hall, Kirk Nairn, Jacob Bowles, Will Austin, Bryton Vandyke, McKenna Quillen, Marcus French and Tanner Barrs (Team Manager).  Coaches: Jason Delp and Nick Viers.

1st Place Win at VAJVRS

Oct 3, 2018

medium_win.jpg Congratulations to Olivia Bostic and Bryton Vandyke along with former students Adam Lane and Trey Boothe on their first place win at the Virginia Association of Junior Volunteer Rescue Squads (VAJVRS) Basic Life Support Competition in Virginia Beach. Three have gotten their EMT certification, one is currently in an EMT course and they are all members of Washington County Life Saving Crew.
Three were also sworn into state office for VAJVRS - Lane - Secretary/Treasurer, Bostic - Historian, Vandyke - Chaplain.

(L-R) EMT Trey Boothe (Class of 2018), EMT Olivia Bostic (Current Student), EMT Adam Lane (Class of 2018) and Bryton Vandyke (Current Student).

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 2, 2018

Our annual fall blood drive was held on Wednesday, September 26th.  There were 36 pints of blood collected from students and teachers, which will help to save 108 lives! The blood drive was sponsored by Marsh Regional Blood Center. Marsh's goal is for all donated blood to be provided to patients in the Tri-Cities area. Thank you to all who helped make the blood drive a success. The spring drive will be held on April 10th, 2019.

All Day Every Day!

Sep 28, 2018

September is Attendance Awareness Month! Students were challenged to be present all day, everyday.  Each week students that were not tardy or had an early dismissal and present all week were entered into a drawing and at the end of the week names were drawn and they were given a choice of gift cards.  At the end of the month, students that were present all day, eveyday with no tardies or early dismissals were placed in a drawing for Beats Wireless Headphones, that total was over 250 students. Congratulations AHS!