School/Education News

RCHS post-season

A few RCHS athletes progress to Bull Run District teams and four students accepted into MVGS, a gifted program for Math, Science, and Technology; and honors from WCDS’ Spring Athletic Awards Ceremony. […]

School/Education News

School News for May 18

RCHS’ varsity track takes the headlines again on the strength of their outstanding performances at last week’s Bull Run District Track Championship; and updates on softball, baseball and soccer teams. WCDS wins grant to build an in-school film studio. […]

School/Education News

School news for May 11

Students at Wakefield Country Day School have been stepping outside of the classroom and taking in all that mother nature has to offer; and of the 1,046 Lord Fairfax Community College’s Class of 2017, 12 are from Rappahannock County. […]

Letters to the Editor

Recognizing the positive

During the past week we attended three Rappahannock High School events: a scholarship ceremony with awards totaling $125,000; a Quiz Bowl Team taping for It’s Academic in D.C.; and the Drama Club’s final performance of The School of Rock. […]

School/Education News

School news for May 4

Rappahannock County High School student Julia Estes named state ‘Athlete of the Year’; RCHS seniors awarded over fifty scholarships with a total value exceeding $125,000.00; and Jessica Olena Thorne wins DAR Good Citizen award. […]

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.” […]