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Our Mission & Vision


The primary mission of Elizabethton High School is to provide a positive atmosphere where students become intellectually motivated, vocationally competent, physically fit, and socially adept.


The vision of Elizabethton High School is to provide a school climate where diligence, enthusiasm, and optimism lead to student and staff success.  We have a vision of expanding opportunities for all students both inside and outside the classroom.  We envision our graduates meeting the needs of a changing marketplace, post-secondary institutions, and the community.

News & Announcements

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TNReady online testing demo now available Online TNReady testing is still relatively new across the state, and to help parents and students get familiar with the Nextera assessment platform, a public demo is now avialable (here). Read More
students troubleshoot an issue with a drone
New high school drone course preps students for Remote Pilot Certificate The conversation in education has lately revolved around how to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist. The new small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) course, which began this semester at ... Read More
Student operating CNC Router
Elizabethton Engineering students design modular furniture for first-ever Battle of the Build Last year, students in regional high school Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) programs competed in the first ever solar go kart races at Bristol Motor Speedway. This year, they get to ... Read More
Student in auto
Elizabethton HS highlights new industry certifications, programs during CTE month February is National Career and Technical Education Month, a time to recognize the important bridge that CTE programs build between high school students and in-demand careers. Throughout the month, ... Read More
Highly ranked students in FBLA
FBLA students rank highly in regional competition Congratulations to students placing highly in the recent regional Future Business Leaders of America competition. Read More
Jordan Teague
EHS student named to ETSU Roan Scholars Leadership Program East Tennessee State University’s Roan Scholars Leadership Program announced the the eight high school senior that will be part of the incoming Class of 2022 Thursday afternoon. According to ... Read More
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Inclement weather related make-up days plan Due to a large number of inclement weather events thus far in the 2017-2018 school year, Elizabethton City Schools has used all but one of the built-in inclement weather days. As a result, we are ... Read More
Myra Newman
Elizabethton City Schools announces new Deputy Director of Schools Elizabethton City Schools administration is excited to announce Dr. Myra Newman will serve in a new position, effective immediately, as Deputy Director of ECS. Richard VanHuss will continue to serve ... Read More
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New businesses on the horizon for Elizabethton’s Bartleby students Students in Elizabethton High School’s Bartleby Entrepreneurship class took the first major step towards launching their small businesses. A board of local business leaders heard five startup ... Read More
Therapeutic Services students monitor new Nursing Anne Manikin Simulator.
Elizabethton students prepare for future with $125,000 in new Health Science, IT equipment On top of getting new Nursing Education and Web Design courses, Elizabethton High School students are now benefiting from a $125,000 equipment grant awarded by the Tennessee Department of Education. ... Read More
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New state report card indicates exemplary education in Elizabethton schools The release of the new state report card shows Elizabethton students ranking highly in many areas and even exceeding statewide record-breaking ACT scores and graduation rates. This growth took place ... Read More
Betsy Book Bus to spread love of literature with community support This summer, children and teens in five Elizabethton communities will be able to select and keep books from a mobile library, the Betsy Book Bus. Elizabethton will join Johnson City, Greeneville City, ... Read More
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County, city school systems capture work-based learning grants Students in county and city high schools could soon have the opportunity to gain some unique workforce experience thanks to a pair of state grants. Read More
Courtney Bowers
All-American Cyclone: Bowers prepares for weekend performance in San Antonio Texas may be more known for their twisters, but one Cyclone is currently in the Lonestar State and looking to put an emphatic stamp on her high school career. Read More
Members of Class of 1957
Class of 1957 supports seniors with pre-graduation scholarship Elizabethton City Schools would like to thank the Class of 1957 for its ongoing support of seniors through its annual contribution of $500 to four seniors at Elizabethton High School. Read More
Three athletes named to All-State Three Cyclone athletes were recently named to All-State! Read more at the links below: Football All-State Volleyball All-State Read More
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8 teams to compete in 3rd annual Chick Fil A Holiday Classic The Boys Basketball 3rd Annual Chick fil A Holiday Classic is this week on Wed., Dec. 20 through Fri., Dec. 22 at the A. L. John Treadway Gymnasium at Elizabethton High School. Game Times are 3:30, ... Read More
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Lucas Andrews to serve as Girls Basketball Interim Head Coach Citing personal reasons, Barry Johnson resigned from his position of Elizabethton High School Girls Basketball Head Coach. His resignation as head coach is effective Dec. 11, 2017, but he will ... Read More
Sadie Whitehead shares her project with a man
Bartleby inspires collaboration, transforms education Experiential learning, collaboration, and community engagement as modeled by the Bartleby Program of Elizabethton High School are effectively transforming modern education. At its first open house on ... Read More
Brickey with family and coaches
Miss Softball Lauren Brickey signs with Walters State Softball prodigy Lauren Brickey took the next step in her academic and athletic career on Wednesday signing with Walters State Community College. She received an athletic scholarship following three ... Read More
TNReady Testing Window for grades 9-12 Nov 27 - Dec 15
TNReady Testing Update & Dates Our TNReady Assessments for English, Math, Science, and U.S.History, also known as end of course or EOC’s begin on November 28th. The testing vendor is Questar, and all tests will be completed ... Read More
Students discussing painting
Bartleby Weekly: Downtown Murals complete One student’s vision for a more inviting downtown Elizabethton has led to the painting of two murals and a plan for more in the future. Sarrah Eggers, who says she is “definitely” ... Read More
Students and Teachers with Certificates
Elizabethton CSI Team defends 1st place title in regional competition The Elizabethton High School Crime Scene Investigation Team again defended their title in the regional CSI Competition on Friday. In addition, the team placed first in Field Sobriety, Blood Spatter ... Read More
Band returns home
Betsy Band finishes 2nd place overall at state competition It was a near-perfect season for the Elizabethton High School Betsy Band. Read More