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Welcome to Blowing Rock School
Blowing Rock Students Excel in Regional Science Competition
Twelve sixth grade students from Blowing Rock School successfully participated ináRegional Science Competitions held at Appalachian State University Tuesday, with five students winning special recognition for their work. Read the press release on the WCS District Home page by clicking here.áClick here for an article in Blowing Rock News.áClick here for an article in the Blowing Rocket.
Jr. Beta Club Blood Drive will be Friday, February 13
Mark your calendars -- Jr. Beta Club is holding a blood drive on Friday, February 13th at BRS in the gym. More information will be added closer to the event.
Congratulations to 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Band & String Students
Congratulations to the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders on their very fine performances in the 2014 Holiday Concerts!!á The crowd was packed both nights, and a special congratulations to the 5th and 6th graders for their great sounding first concert! Fantastic attendance. á-- A special thanks to Mrs. Orr for behind the scenes support and Gary Smith, Blowing Rock's professional theatre and Artistic Director for Ensemble Stage.-- Kyle Hernandez-Adams,áBand and Orchestra Director
2014 Fall Girls on the Run
2014-2015 Boys Basketball Team
2014-2015 Girls Basketball Team
Jr. Beta Club Caroling at the Davant Extended Care Center
Smile Dental Clinic rescheduled for December 18th
The Smile North Carolina Dental Clinic scheduled for December 4th has been rescheduled foráThursday, December 18tháfor Blowing Rock School. If you have any questions please email our school nurse Ashley Greene, RN;ágreeneas@watauga.k12.nc.us
Blowing Rock School Faculty vs Student Basketball Clip
Enjoy this short clip of the exciting game!
2014 Winter Band and Orchestra Concerts
Come and enjoy the 2014 Winter Program at the Band and Orchestra Concerts December 16th and 17th! The 5th and 6th Grade Band and Orchestra Concert will be Dec. 16th from 6pm-7pm; the 7th and 8th Grade Band and Orchestra Concert will be Dec. 17th, 6pm-7pm. Students will be performing holiday and sacred selections in large groups, small groups, and even duets! Come and see them play in the Auditorium at 6pm! Thanks! Kyle Hernandez-Adams, Band and Orchestra Director
Ashley Greene, Blowing Rock School's Nurse
A belated welcome to Ashley Greene, our school nurse. Ms. Greene is at Blowing Rock School part of every school day, sharing her time with Parkway School. Ms. Greene grew up in Blowing Rock (Ashley Suddreth) and attended Parkway School. Welcome Ms. Greene!
Future is Bright for a Spring Playground Re-Opening
We are so grateful for all the donors, volunteers and businesses that have contributed to the playground rejuvenation project. Click here to read the recent press release that local media shared -- from the blowingrockschoolplayground.com website.ááVisit the blowingrockschoolplayground.com website "Businesses"page for a list of businesses that have contributed to the project. Funds for the playground surfacing are not complete, but a recent donation from the Farris Foundation have made a spring re-opening a real possibility. Visitá​https://fundly.com/m2/square-feet-for-small-feet to view the remaining goal. Thank you!
Blowing Rock Students complete successful football season
6th Grade Science Fair In the News
Visit the Blowing Rock News website for a very interesting article on the recent 6th Grade Science Fair organized by Blowing Rock Science Teacher Allyson McFalls. --http://blowingrocknews.com/science-fair/. The photo above shows LakináB. explainingáher science project to Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliot. Photo credit: David Rogers.
Playhouse Tree House Work Continues
Work continues on the playground tree house with the installation ofá​rhododendron twigs by a skilled artisan. The photo was taken by Blowing Rock School Grandparent Phyllis Shore.áSee all the playground photos Ms. Shore has taken at http://sticksnstonesimagery.com/, click on Clients and use the password of playgroundimages. Thanks Phyllis!
Middle School Chorus Concert Scheduled for December 18
Our 6-7-8 chorus concert will be Thursday, December 18th at 7:00 PM in the auditorium (after the basketball game). We will present the holiday musical, "We are Lights" by John Jacobson. The performance time is around 45 minutes. Our snow Date: Friday, December 19th 9:00 AM.
New Limited Bus Route Information
When announcing limited bus routes this year, the two options will be Limited Bus Routes A and Limited Bus Routes B. áThe links to these can be found on the left side of the home page under both General Information and Parent Resources. áJust follow the links and choose the correct option. áIf you have any questions, please contact the school office.
Parent Portal Access and New School Fusion Parents
Parent Portal Access is now available to all Blowing Rock parents. áIf you used the system last year, just log on as usual and your student's information will be available. áThis includes grades, attendance, and detailed assignment information. áIf you are new to the system, you can pick up access codes from the front office beginning tomorrow, 9/10/14. áYou will need to show your photo ID because of the private information available. á
School Fusion has also been updated. áParents new to Fusion will have a default username of your last and first names together, along with a password of wcsparent. To reset any password or if you have questions concerning access, please email Mr. Flippináat flippint@watauga.k12.nc.us or calling the school office.
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