District News


  • Winterfest/Welcome Watauga Dates

    Due to scheduling changes and inclement weather, Watauga High School's rising freshman/parent info event, Winterfest/Welcome Watauga will be held on the following dates:

    Tuesday, Feb. 13th: Bethel, Blowing Rock, Cove Creek and Hardin Park 

    Tuesday, Feb. 20th: Green Valley, Mabel, Parkway, Valle Crucis, Two Rivers, Grace Academy

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  • School Health Advisory Council to hold public meeting

    The School Health Advisory Council will hold a public meeting at Hardin Park School, 361 Jefferson Road, Boone, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 29. For more information contact WCS Director of Student Services Dr. Paul Holden at holdenp@wataugaschools.org.

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  • WCS Partners with Watauga County Public Library

    Watauga County Schools and the Watauga County Public Library are partnering to support students’ ongoing education. We share the belief that a love of books and learning is a strong foundation for student success and we are working together to provide every Watauga County student access to books and resources found at their public library. WCS students will be able to check out material at the public library with their student ID number starting Oct. 1.

    For more information, or for an opt-out form, click here.

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  • K-8 school day extended 15 minutes Aug. 21

    Watauga County K-8 schools will extend the school day by 15 minutes Aug. 21 to allow for parents and students to view the upcoming solar eclipse. K-8 Schools will dismiss at 2:45 p.m. Parents are invited to join students at each school to view the eclipse. If you’d like to bring your own viewing glasses, please do so. Some glasses will also be provided at each school.

    If you have questions regarding the specific eclipse plan at your school, please contact the principal for more information.

    Watauga High School will dismiss at the regular time.

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  • Orientation Sessions Scheduled for WHS Students

    Orientation sessions will be held Monday, Aug. 14 at Watauga High School. Click here for more information.

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  • Watauga County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you have questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the website or if you are unable to access a page or document on the website, you may contact Watauga County Schools Communications Director Garrett Price via email at priceg@wataugaschools.org or by phone at (828) 264-7190. For more information visit WCS' Accessibility Information Page.