Contact Us

Phone: 276-523-1290
Fax: 276-523-6804

2 Champions Ave
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Dr. Dan Roop

Assistant Principal:
Jason Hicks

Michelle Salyer

Emil Schenck


Morning Announcements
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

Wednesday, March 07, 2018



Good Morning Union!


Happy Birthday today to Angela Tipton , Brandon Head and Camilla Robinette.


Congratulations to the following FBLA members that placed yesterday at the regional level: Brayden Mozingo-2nd place, Healthcare Administration and Kara Bishop who placed 3rd in Public Speaking II. Brayden will compete at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Reston, April 12 through 15th. 


Track practice for distance runners will be at the Middle School, after school, and everyone else will meet at Coach Thomas' room for practice. Practice should be over by 4:20. Everyone running track needs to be there. 


Seniors: Please make sure you see Mrs. Blanken  by Friday to sign the senior shirt design. Also, orders and money for senior apparel are due Wednesday, March 14 and doughnut orders are due Thursday, March 15.


Band members: just a reminder that the final February Band Disney trip payment is past due. Please pay this ASAP. 


Any students in grades 8-12 who are interested in participating in flag/color guard for the fall may attend practice after school today from 3:45-5:30. You do not need to be a current member of the band to participate.


Any student who is interested in being a part of the UHS Marching drum line for the fall, there will be practice after school at UHS on Thursday from 3:45-5:00. Please contact Zeke Owens for more information.


The Girls Soccer Team will be holding an all day bake sale today through Friday.


If anyone is interested in the Europe trip please see Mr. Tiller at lunch today or after school to get the information packet for tonight's meeting. 


New Yudabands have arrived! and are on sale today. Tickets for Yudaband T-shirts may be purchased from Miss Carico. Ticket prices are $1 each, 3 tickets for $2 and 10 for $5. Shirts come in colors of Blue, Yellow and Orange and range in size from Small to 2X Large. For every $50.00 in ticket sales, two shirts will be given away. 


Prom tickets are now on sale, $20 for individuals and $35 for couples. Please see Mrs. Menneguin or Mrs. Lewis.


Seniors, please listen to this very important announcement: If you plan to attend Mountain Empire Community College this summer after graduation or in the fall, please come by the guidance office to sign up. Even if this is a back-up plan for you, make sure you sign up.


Applications and brochures for Governor's School are now available in the guidance office. Please stop by for one if you are interested.


Juniors, applications are now available for the UVA-Early College Academy. If you are interested, please come by guidance office for an application packet.


The following scholarships are now available in the Guidance Office:

The Nick England Memorial Scholarship 

The Myrtle Hyatt Lane Scholarship

The Ford C. Quillen Scholarship

The Cheryl Richardson Scholarship

The Appalachia High School Alumni Scholarship


Today for lunch we will be having


w/Garlic Breadstick

Green Beans

California Blend

Chilled Fruit

Choice of Milk


As we begin another day, let us pause for a moment of silence.......


Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all.

Owned by UHS Admin On Tuesday, March 6, 2018