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Starting the new year on the right foot

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.
In appreciation of the departing Donna Matthews

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.
School and sports news for Jan. 26

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.
Cyclocrossing the finish line

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.
The gift of life

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.
Running at full speed

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.
School and sports news for Dec. 22

Wakefield Country Day School students earned nine awards in the Samuels Public Library’s 38th annual Holiday Writing Contest; Updates on Owls' basketball, swimming and Panthers' basketball, wrestling and Quiz Bowl teams.
Ending childhood hunger in Virginia

One in six of Virginia’s students do not have regular access to food at home. Thousands rely on school meals as their only consistent source of quality nutrition, making the holiday season a time of anxiety and hardship for them.
Young published authors

RCES third-grade students became authors and illustrators earlier this month when they published stories titled "If I Were a Superhero." They wrote and edited their stories over a two-week period before sending their final drafts to the publisher.
School and sports news for Dec. 15

Winter is here and RCPS' sports teams are providing some scorching early season performances from the wrestling and basketball teams; WCDS' third grade students buy charity gifts through chores; and Owls basketball and swimming teams are in full stroke.
PATH grants $501,283 to area nonprofits

The PATH Foundation announced the recipients of its general operations grants. Fifteen organizations, including Rappahannock County’s Child Care and Learning Center, received a total of $501,283.