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Post date: Aug 31, 2016

Students hold Tree City USA flag.Abingdon Arbor Day Celebration

On Thursday April 21st, the town of Abingdon held its annual Arbor Day Celebration on the front lawn at E. B. Stanley Middle School.   EBSMS students Abby F. and Virginia P. sang America the Beautiful and Town Arborist Kevin Sigmon read the Arbor Day proclamation.  The town of Abingdon donated a white oak tree, which was planted on the school grounds with the help of Mr. Sigmon and students from the School Beautification Club. The event ended with refreshments for all and a tree seedling give-away by the Abingdon Tree Commission. 

Post date: Jul 31, 2016

The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North CarolinaSixth Grade Students Visit Biltmore Estate

Sixth grade students traveled to Asheville, North Carolina to learn about the history of the Biltmore Estate, and its many treasures. Prior to the visit, students read the award winning novel, Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty which takes place at the estate. The novel is an exciting new mystery-thriller about an unusual girl who lives secretly in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate. This novel became a New York Times Bestseller in the first week of its release.  Additionally, the educational tour served to enhance the sixth grade history SOLs to include explaining the rise of big business, the growth of industry, and life on American farms. 

Post date: Jul 31, 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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Cafeteria Employees Receive Awards

Two E. B. Stanley Middle School cafeteria employees received prestigious awards at the School Nutrition Association state conference held in Roanoke, Virginia. Francine Ivery, the 2015-16 SNA State President and Washington County Nutrition Director, presented the award of SNA - VA Manager of the Year to Kristen Deel and the SNA - VA Employee of the Year award to Rebecca Carter.  Rebecca Carter also received the twenty-five Years of Service Award.  E. B. Stanley Middle School was recognized for 100% SNA Membership and 100% SNA employee certified. Kristen Deel will be serving as Washington County and Chapter 7A President for the 2016-17 school year. 

Post date: Jan 31, 2016
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