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School and sports news for Dec. 1

Rapp's Latin students show fortitudo at the Virginia Junior Classical League convention; jobs, jobs, jobs at career Day expo at RCHS; and all join in on RCES’ "One School, One Book" reading program.
Proud of our Rappahannock County student-athletes

We can all be proud of what our student-athletes of RCHS have accomplished. I was in Richmond last Saturday to see our volleyball team win its first-ever state championship, a grand finale to a perfect season, a 27-0 record.
State championships: 1 down, 1 to go

Rapp's undefeated varsity volleyball team is headed for the state championship final at VCU Saturday; RCHS senior cross-country runner Gavin Jenkins is the 1A state champ at last Saturday's meet, and lots more school/sports news.
School & sports news for Oct. 27

As RCPS' fall regular seasons wind down, Senior Nights and Homecoming activities dominate the sports news this week, with postseason tournaments coming up soon; Panthers varsity football dominate Homecoming game.
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.