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Washington column for Sept. 22

Gary and Michelle Schwartz are heading to the Outer Banks but not before the The Cause for Paws raffle, condolences to the Norman family and The Rappahannock County Retired Teachers Association (RCRTA) recently held their first meeting of this year.
School and sports news for Sept. 8

The Salem Education Foundation distributed $17,444 in scholarships and awards during 2016. The foundation offers scholarships to students in Culpeper and Rappahannock counties each year.
The Rapp for Aug. 18

The PATH Foundation announces $500k in available funds, RCHS teachers have openings for music students, and an update on fundraising efforts for Gary Jenkins.
School news for Aug. 11

The official 2016-2017 school year began Monday (Aug. 8) as faculty and staff of Rappahannock County Public Schools gathered at the high school for the convocation activities
Welcome new schools staff

On Monday and Tuesday this week, new teachers and staff were welcomed into the Rappahannock County Public Schools family at a two-day new teacher/staff orientation
Rock Mills Road now closed until Sept. 2

The Rock Mills Road bridge over the Covington River, originally meant to reopen July 28 after its deck was replaced, will now be closed into the first week of September, four weeks after schools go back into session.
Thanks for ‘packing the bus’ — twice

On behalf of the Rappahannock County Public Schools, I would like to express my most sincere appreciation to the community for their response to the “Pack the Bus” donation drive for victims of the recent West Virginia flooding. With short…
On course

Captain Nate Handy of the Potomac River cruise ship Spirit of Mount Vernon gives a river navigation lesson to Starfish mentoring program participant Jonathan Jenkins and others during the Headwaters Starfish program’s recent field trip.