Crime & Courts

Student who allegedly threatened to ‘blow this place to pieces’ on Columbine anniversary appears in court

Under tight security and a blanket of privacy, a 17-year-old former student of Rappahannock County High School — charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm on the property of the high school — appeared in Rappahannock County Juvenile Court yesterday. […]

School/Education News

School news for April 27

“School of Rock” musical performance this weekend, two standout athletes celebrate their collegiate signings; spring shower create scheduling issues and updates on soccer, track, softball and baseball teams. […]

Crime & Courts

Affidavit: Students plotted to ‘blow this place to pieces’ on Columbine anniversary

At least two male students of Rappahannock County, Virginia, High School counted down the days until last Thursday — the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting massacre — when according to a court affidavit they plotted to “make Columbine look like a joke” and “blow this place to pieces.” […]

School/Education News

The difficult decision to resume classes

Feeling reassured by what he’d been told, Blair by Monday afternoon “felt I had no reason not to have school. The sheriff’s office was decisive and detailed. I was incredibly impressed with the quality of Sheriff Compton’s investigation.” […]

School/Sports

Hat tricks for WCDS

Wakefield County Day School’s score some hat tricks; updates on their soccer and lacrosse teams. Rapp’s public school’s are on spring break but their teams are still training. […]

Photos

Alice in Promland

Student Deanna Abdullah sparkles on the dance floor of the Rappahannock County High School Junior-Senior Prom held this past Saturday. The theme was Alice in Wonderland and students were treated to a whimsically decorated gym. […]

School/Sports

School news for April 6

Spring has officially sprung and Rapp Athletics is in the full swing of the season, with most teams well into their schedules and chalking up some W’s in the Win column; updates on soccer, baseball, track teams. […]

Art

The Rapp for March 30

“Photographs of Italy” opens this Saturday at Middle St. Gallery; and the play “Galileo’s Torch,” originally performed at Stonehill Farm, will have a concert performance this evening (March 30) in Washington, D.C. at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. […]

School/Education News

The headwaters of Headwaters

Can you guess what grassroots movement started in 1993 was responsible for the creation of several new and important programs in Rappahannock County’s public schools? The First Thursday Education Support Group. […]

School/Education News

School news for March 23

Three RCHS students received awards for college credit hours earned while simultaneously completing their high school curriculum; WCDS senior earns student/athlete scholarship; and four WCDS Latin students won first place in Level I competition at UVA Classics Day. […]