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School News

VHCC Spanish Students

Apr 27, 2017

Spanish students testing various foodsOn April 5 the VHCC Spanish students visited the Olive Oil Company in Abingdon. The students learned about the production of olive oil in Spain and the  uses of olive oils other than for food preparations. They were also allowed to sample various infused olive oils  with various balsamic vinegars. They next visited Figaredo's on Main Street to learn about the history of Spanish Tapas, ingredients of various cuisines, and also a local history lesson on the building in which the building is located. Following the lesson, the students were treated to samples of a few of these traditional Spanish foods.
 

OAKE National Choral Conference

Mar 27, 2017

6 chorus students standing together in formal wearOn Saturday, March 25, 2017, 6 students represented Abingdon High School in the OAKE National Choral Conference held in Philadelphia, PA. These students were selected among thousands of applicants from across the country and traveled to Philadelphia for 3 days of intensive rehearsal before performing at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday. Congratulations on a spectacular performance. Jackson N. Olivia B. Joseph J. Alexis S. John David M. Mary W.

4-H

Mar 21, 2017

group of students in hallway holding a few posters smilingAbingdon High School 4-H Members read to students of Abingdon Elementary.  The celebration of agriculture is sponsored by Farm Bureau’s “Ag in the Classroom” program.   The book, “Sleep Tight Farm” by Eugenie Doyle tells of a family preparing their farm for winter.  4-H members read to grades Pre-K through Second.

Wings

Mar 14, 2017

3 students holding a magazine in front of lockers Wings, the literary magazine for Abingdon High School, clinched another first place award in VHSL publishing competition this year. The magazine receives high praise every year from state judges. The 2016 edition was themed "Meraki," a noun describing the essence of yourself that is put into your work. The magazine featured prose, poetry, artwork, and photography from AHS students. Juniors Aidan D., India S., and Cleo S. served as Editors-in-Chief. This year, Aidan and India return to their leadership positions, with Kerringtan P. serving as Associate Editor. The magazine staff will hold a fundraiser to cover publishing costs at Pizza Inn on March 29th from 5-8 P.M.