Narrows High School
Narrows High School enrolls school students from grades 8-12 and serves the western part of Giles County. The curriculum is broad based, including NRCC distance learning courses and
opportunities to attend the SW Va. Governor's School.
Highlights from recent years include:
- 10 students were enrolled in the NRCC courses and one student was enrolled in the JumpStart program at NRCC at NHS during the 2011-12 school year.
- 52 students earned an advanced score on fall SOL tests.
- 100% pass rate on the world geography and US/VA History SOL tests.
- 92% pass rate on English writing. Members of the National Honor Society at
- Narrows High School attended a cyber-bullying workshop and also attended a VHSL Leadership Conference.
- In conjunction with the Giles Youth Adult Partnership (GYAP) and the Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley, Healthy Relationship week activities were conducted during the 2011-12 school year.
- Ecology and Agriculture classes engaged in county beautification projects around the school.
- Six NHS alumni inducted into the Hall of Fame
- FBLA visited Narrows HeadStart to read with the children
- Winter drama performance—Can You Hear Them Crying?
- NHS hosted the MACC tournament this year
- Inducted 11 into the Narrows High School Chapter of the National Honor Society
- Youth and Government held a Veteran's Day program
- NHS hosted a spring fashion show as part of Jordan Bragg and Victoria Wade's
participation in the Healthy By Design contest sponsored by Virginia Tech and
the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Children's Literature class visits NEMS once each month to work with first grade
- Title I students
- Three chosen for All-District Choir—Abby Taylor, Brooke Taylor, and Kalyn
- Trinity Bell chosen for Jr. High All-District Choir
- Sierra Ogden and Megan Yopp chosen for All-District Band
- NHS faculty organized a benefit dinner for Virgil Wheeler, husband of secretary
- Neileen Shoemaker was chosen as a Heisman Student Athlete
- 52 students earned an advanced score on fall SOL tests
- The Ecology and Agriculture classes have engaged in beautification projects
- The Introduction to Technology classes visited Glen Alton Farm to rebuild wood
- National Honor Society sponsored the Act Out Loud t-shirt contest
- Austin Albert received a $5000 scholarship through the Skills USA contest
- Joey Smith earned third place in the small engine contest
- Wyatt Robertson, Joey Smith, Christian Ballard, and Michael Kennett earned third place in the FFA Appalachian Area Agriculture Mechanics contest
- Wyatt Robertson, Rene Jones, R. G. Magnase, and Jeremy Wagle earned third
place honors in the Skills USA contest
- Jordan Atkinson earned second place honors in the Skills USA contest
- Ryan Spicer earned second place in the precision machining contest at the state
- Savanna Burton named to All-Region volleyball and second team, all-region
- Savanna Burton named to All-State second team volleyball and as an alternate for
the All-Star game
- Staff participates in the Autism Walk – April 28th