EBSMS News

DSC_0118_1_0.JPGDAR Essay District Winner
E. B. Stanley Middle School is pleased to announce Ashby B., sixth grade winner of the DAR sponsored essay contest for Washington County.  Ashby’s essay “Isle Royale – The Gem of the North” required using language arts skills and gathering information on a famous national park.  Language Arts teacher Mrs. Musick and history teacher Mr. Hilt will accompany Ashby as he attends the award’s ceremony on Tuesday, March 21st at the Abingdon Community Center. The Black’s Fort Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors the contest. Congratulations Ashby! 

Post date: Jan 31, 2017

news_Dillon McReynolds.jpgStudent Wins “If I were Mayor” Essay Contest
Dillon M., a seventh grader at E.B. Stanley Middle School, was selected as the Region 1 winner of the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were Mayor” essay contest. He will travel to Richmond to receive his award at Virginia Municipal League Day, on January 25, 2017, at the Library of Virginia; at 3:00 p.m. Dillon will be presented a certificate from Governor McAuliffe and a $150 cash prize. He was one of the eight regional winners selected. “This is the first year that the Mayor's office has asked students to participate in the VML contest and we are pleased beyond words that one of our students won VML's statewide award,” said Mayor Cathy Lowe. “I extend our gratitude and congratulations to Dillon, his parents, his teacher Courtney Turman, and E.B. Stanley Middle School. We are proud of all involved in this great honor.” The Virginia Municipal League, as part of promoting good local government, conducts the “If I Were Mayor” essay contest. This contest allows seventh grade students from all over the state of Virginia to describe what they would do if they were Mayor of their hometown. The essay contest is a key component of the league’s civic education programming, which seeks to teach schoolchildren and adults how local government works and how they can become more involved in making their communities better places to live, work and play.

Post date: Jan 31, 2017

Students pose for a picture at the FFA conference.FFA Students Attend Leadership Conference

The E.B. Stanley FFA students attended the Appalachian Area Leadership Conference on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia.  The students at E.B. Stanley Middle School participated in the Middle School Opportunities and FFA Opportunities workshops.  The following students attended the event:  Hannah R., Clayton B., Kaitlin O., Zac B., Justin B., Haleigh B., Kaylee B. and Alysta M.

Post date: Sep 30, 2016

Club members pose for a picture.Scrub Club Receives Surprise from SWVA AHEC

E. B. Stanley's Health Care Professions Scrub Club got a pleasant surprise in the form of $500.00 during their last club meeting!  The Southwest Virginia Area Health Care Education Center awarded the club a grant to be used for a field trip to a health care related facility or guest speakers in a health care professions. A special thank you goes out to SWVA AHEC from Mrs. Kazmi and all members of the club!

Post date: Sep 30, 2016

TSA Students at National Conference in Nashville, TN.TSA Students Attend National Conference

Twelve students from E. B. Stanley Middle School attended the National Technology Student Association Conference in Nashville Tennessee.  The Chapter Team placed tenth in the oral presentation of parliamentary procedure and second and eighth in written part of this event. The Construction Team placed sixth nationally with their project, "The Construction of a Stream Table."  The Geospatial Technology Team placed second with their project using satellite map data. The Children's Stories Team placed second with their story of an orca whale family. Congratulations to these students for a fantastic representation at a national competition! 

Post date: Jul 31, 2016
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