Upcoming Events and Breaking News

This page will be updated as new events come to my attention, so check back often. If you know of an event we should include, Email Sarah!

March 13-22
: Boone Mall Children’s Consignment Sale

March 14-16 @ 7 PM nightly, 4PM Sunday Matinee: : Extravagant Grace, Portrait of Lovea, an Easter presentation at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 3505 Bamboo Rd., Boone

April 4th
and 5th: Monster Motornationals are coming to the Holmes Center. The website (theholmescenter. com) says – The event begins at 8PM on both nights. Tickets are $16 for adults and $6 for kids (12 and under) on Friday and $10 for kids on Saturday. (Hat tip to Karen)

April 6-20 the 2008 Shooting Stars Visual Arts Entries displayed at the Boone Mall
April 28-May 23: the 2008 Shooting Stars Visual Arts Entries displayed at the Jones House

April 25th @6:30 PM:
Shooting Stars Talent Showcase : Adults $10, Children/ WCS staff $5
Tickets Available Beginning March 18th at: Farthing Auditorium and BB&T Locations

Swimming at the Watauga Wellness Center:

  • Family Swim W-F – 1:00-5:00pm, Sat 1:00-3:00, Sun 1:00-4:30
  • Upcoming Group Swim Lessons:

Level V – March 3rd- 14th
Level I – March 31st – April 11th

There is a new Baby and Me Swim Class, call for info.

  • Call 828-266-1060 for more information!

Watauga County Schools:

  • For information on the New Watauga High School, Read the new WHS2010 blog.
  • 2008-2009 Kindergarten Orientation Schedule: (call each school for more information)





April 3, 4


Cove Creek

April 17, 18


Green Valley

April 21, 22


Hardin Park

May 1, 2



April 10, 11



May 5, 6


Valle Crucis

April 28, 29


  • The cutoff date for the Watauga County Schools pre-k program will change for the 2008-2009 school year. For the 2008-09 school year, children must be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2008 to enroll in the program. Applications for the pre-kindergarten program will be available April 1 from any school in the Watauga County Schools system. (click for more info)

Two Rivers Community School:

Thanks to friend and Two Rivers parent, Lessa, for providing the following information on Kindergarten Registration.

Now thru April 8th: Call 828-262-5411 to schedule pickup of an application and get it turned in ASAP
April 8th and 17th: Open house from 9am to 11am
April 10th and 15th: Open house at 6pm

There are only 8 kindergarten spaces open for enrollment. We have 12 upcoming siblings!
1st and 2nd grade are full. 3rd – 8th are very limited.
The lottery will be May 2nd.

Accepted kindergarten students will have kinder orientation on May 13th.


  1. Boone Area Consignment Sale: is this the one in the Boone mall you are talking about? I have more info on that one if you are interested!

  2. Yes, Mary, that’s the one. Could you email me the info? Thanks so much!

  3. Yes, I would love to know about that sale. Lots of people told me about it but this is the first publication I have seen.

  4. What a fun, informative, and great website!!! Emily Greene told me about it. Thanks!
    Becka Saunders
    President, Board of Directors
    Watauga Education Foundation