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School News

AHS and VHCC Biology Student Research

May 17, 2017

students in woods collecting research for biology

On May 16, 2017 biology students from Abingdon High School spent the day on Whitetop Mountain research salamanders with VHCC students.  They had a great time and enjoyed the collaborative effort.

 

TSA

May 10, 2017

group of students standing on steps all wearing blue and redThe following TSA students placed in the top 3 in their events at the state competition this past weekend. They will advance to the national TSA competition in Orlando, FL in June:
E. Sullivan, J. Strait, T. Stein, E. Sooklal, J. Leidig, V. Compton, D. Toms, T. Cardinale.
Congratulations to these state champions!
Also, the following students were elected to serve on the Virginia TSA state council during the 2017-2018 school year:
State Vice President - T. Stein
State Secretary - E. Sooklal
State Treasurer - J. Leidig
Southwestern Regional President - V. Compton
Immediate Past State President - J. Strait 
Congratulations to these newly elected state TSA officers. You represent Abingdon High School well!
 

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.