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Elkin High School Environmental Club's hard work pays off!

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, May 26, 2014, In : Elkin School Events 

Have you noticed along Front Street, a beautiful display of colorful wildflowers?  That is the due to the efforts of EHS Environmental Club, and the hard work they did last winter clearing, planting and mulching wildflower seeds along Big Elkin Creek's Front Street border.  Next time you drive by, take a look!
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Elkin High School Environmental Club beautifies downtown!

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Sunday, November 17, 2013, In : Community Events 
The Environmental Club was busy last week preparing the soil and planting seeds along one of Elkin's downtown streets. Teachers April Swarey and Ruthann McComb supervised the group while they dug up weeds and replaced the area with good soil, wildflower seeds and mulch. So far, they have completed about 1/3 of the project and plan to finish the rest soon. 







We are looking forward to the beautiful flowers we'll be seeing in the summer, and are thankful for our local students who were willing to ...
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Elkin High School Quiz Bowl Team

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, March 16, 2013, In : Elkin residents make news 


The Quiz Bowl was sponsored by the thirteen libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library in Alleghany, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties as well as the Elkin Friends of the Library and Mount Airy Friends of the Library. This group of students participated and represented Elkin High School.  Thanks team!

 
 
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"A Fit Girl is a Powerful Girl", story submitted by Stacey Libbert, photos by Laura Gaylord

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, April 23, 2012, In : Elkin residents make news 

Two years ago, my friend, Crystal Morphis, and I were on a long training run and talking about how much our lives had changed for the better once we started running.  Both of us agree that running has taught us things about ourselves we might not have known, and it made us better people in all sorts of ways. That's when the idea for G-Force, a running program for girls in grades 3-6 at Elkin Elementary School, was born. 

As mothers we recognize the push to make our daughters grow up too soon. ...
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Elkin High School Girls Tennis Team and NCHSAA Girls Tennis State Championships

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, In : Elkin School Events 

Today, October 25, the Elkin High School Girls Tennis Team were warming up for the big match against Mt Airy during the NCHSAA Girls Team State competition. On October 18th, they played against Hendersonville and won the first round of the tournament.

The weather was beautiful and the crowd was hopeful for a win during the District Round.

Although they fought hard, the end result was for Mt Airy to continue on to the next round.  Great job this year girls...you almost made it to the top!
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Elkin High School Cross Country Team

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Community Events 
http://www.wxii12.com/video/29553551/detail.html?taf=gws

Watch this great video about the Foothills Race Against Cancer fund raiser and the effort by the Elkin High School Cross Country boys and girls.

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