Big congrats to Rapp Varsity Wrestling, coming home from the state tourney in Salem with one new State Champion and seven other state placers; and Saturday (Feb. 25) the Scholastic Bowl teams travels to Williamsburg for the State finals.
This Saturday, Feb. 18, the hallways of Rappahannock County High School will be transformed into a mini-golf resort via the award winning Panther Band’s Indoor Mini-Golf FUN-raiser.
Get the latest sports, academic and youth program news from Rappahannock County Schools and Wakefield Country Day School; a list of local JMU graduates and valuable information on a UVA scholarship program.
Troop 316 of Sperryville, Troop 36 of Washington and Scouting Venture Crew 1313 of Winchester participated in an annual joint ski trip at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Pa., last Saturday (Feb. 11).
Panthers excel in academics, sports and real-life skills. Varsity Wrestling wins conference championship, Varsity Scholastic Bowl wins regional championship and is off to States for the fifth time on Feb. 25 in Williamsburg.
Check out all the scoop on our local sports and academic aces from RCHS, WCDS, Belle Meade and those off at university.
Rappahannock School Board Chairman John Wesley Mills said he is currently “negotiating a contract” with an interim superintendent candidate to temporarily replace Donna O. Matthews, who abruptly announced her resignation as county schools chief effective March 9.
While this past Saturday was an overcast day in Rappahannock County, a vibrant energy of enthusiasm and upbeat music radiated from the Rappahannock County Elementary School gymnasium during Commit to Be Fit’s first Dance-a- thon.
We hired a search firm and had an extensive interview process for such a candidate. We found that person in Dr. Matthews. She came highly referenced, highly qualified and one of the most down to earth candidates that we interviewed.
Accolades and honors for Wakefield Country Day School and local JMU students. Owls swimming and basketball season is full swing, congrats to Lucas DuMez who is top 10 in the state in seven different swimming events.
Donna O. Matthews has officially resigned her position as superintendent of RCPS effective March 9 and will join the VDOE in Richmond as a coordinator of school improvement.
Belle Meade School teacher and equestrian team leader Alex Forte (left) was in Hartford, Connecticut earlier this month for a cold, wet, icy, muddy week — during which she finished second in two USA Cyclocross National Championship races.
Rappahannock County High School junior Virginia Wyatt and senior A.J. Palmer contribute to the 30 pints of blood donated at the school last Friday, January 13.
Panthers Quiz Bowl team on the road to states. Wrestling seniors recognized for their contributions, a couple are still undefeated in the district. Panthers and Owls basketball seasons are in full swoosh and three county residents receive JMU student honors.
Julia Katherine Wood (first row, third from right) of Woodville, an 11-time Virginia State Champion during her days at Rappahannock County High School, helped her College of William & Mary varsity cross country team win the CAA title.
RCPS honors the successful teams and athletes of fall sports season and WCDS names basketball ace Jill Chiu as their Female Athlete of the Month.