Welcome to Blowing Rock School
Playground Rejuvenation Under Way
Photos from July 17, 2014.
2014-2015 School Supplies & Online Payment of School Fees
School supply information based on the previous school year and some recent updates can be found under "General Information" on the side navigation. Update: Online payment of 8th grade basic/laptop/backtop fees ($25) will be available August 14 (same day as the meeting for 8th graders & parents/guardians about the laptops) and online payment of K-7 general fees will be available August 19 (the first day of school).
2014-2015 8th Grade Laptop Information
Parents/Guardians of 2014-2015 8th Graders: your student should have brought home a letter from Watauga County Schools regarding the Laptop Program. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all 8th graders will get their own school laptop and backpack. On Thursday, August 14 at 5:30 pm at Blowing Rock School, there will be an orientation meeting to introduce laptops to 8th grade students and their parents/guardians. On the left side navigation, there is a new category "8th Grade 1:1 Information" where more information can be found.
2014-2015 Middle School Fall Sports
A reminder for parents/guardians: a physical is required for any Middle School student that participates for a fall sport (including tryouts).
Congratulations to the Class of 2014!
Video of the Removal of Old Playground Equipment
Playground Renovation Underway
On Saturday, June 14, parent Britt Medley brought in some heavy duty equipment and pulled out the old playground equipment that will be replaced with a new playground structure soon. Video coming soon!
Best Wishes to Phyllis Goss and Harry Gandy!
The end of this school year means saying goodbye to two special Blowing Rock School staff. Phyllis Goss is retiring after approximately 25 years as an awesome teacher with the last 20 or so as a middle school teacher at Blowing Rock. It takes special skills to be a middle school teacher and Ms. Goss certainly has those skills! Harry Gandy has been a steadfast and very cool Teacher Assistant for a number of years at Blowing Rock as he has migrated from Grade 2 to Grade 8 and, as such, has become a friend to many teachers and to the students who have just graduated from Blowing Rock School as 8th graders. Mr. Gandy will continue at WHS in the fall for a period of time. We will miss both you so much! Happy retirement, Ms. Goss and we hope Mr. Gandy enjoys next fall at WHS!
1st Grade Connects with community
Mrs. Searcy's first grade class shared stories, hand made cards, and their unique puppet creations with the residents of Davant Extended Care. Learning and enjoyment was had by all.
ASU Football Players Assist With Field Day for K-5
Tuesday, June 10th was a wonderful day for Field Day for K-5 students. ASU football players were on hand to assist Coach Dellinger and middle school students in running the various activities. The PTO enlisted parent volunteers to provide snacks and drinks. Click here for over 300 photos from the K-5 field day activities.
Online Payment of School Related Fees to be Rolled Out Soon
Online school fee payment will be coming to Blowing Rock School over the summer. Parents will be able to pay online for 8th grade computer backpack fees and K-8 regular school fees. Eventually, payment for fees for field trips and other miscellaneous school charges will be possible. The link to BR is here ... and is listed under "Parent Resources " on the side navigation as "Online School Fee Payments". More information will be posted when that payment system for Blowing Rock School is operational.
Previous 2013-2014 Announcements & Photos
Older announcements and photos can be found on the "Archived 2013-2014 Announcements & Photos" page (see side navigation).