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Potential school shooting thwarted

Potential tragedy has been averted at Rappahannock County High School with the arrest of a 17-year-old male student who allegedly boasted of “coming in and shooting up the school.”
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 and sports news for April 13

Updates on Rapp’s public school soccer, track, softball and baseball teams; and Wakefield County Day School's soccer and lacrosse teams and their third graders take a Lincoln-themed trip to Washington, D.C.
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 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.
School budget hearing moved to Tuesday

Due to snow, the Rappahannock County School Board postponed its regularly scheduled March 14 monthly meeting — which was to include a public hearing on the 2018-2019 school budget — to 6 p.m. Tuesday (March 21) in the high school…
School news for March 16

Congratulations to Senior Kayla Robey of RCHS and future student athlete at Shenandoah University; and WCDS announced that all seventeen seniors have been accepted to college — the tradition of 100 percent acceptance continues unbroken.
The Rapp for March 9

PEC's resources for farmland seekers and landowners; the Artisan Trail’s doors are open this Saturday; this Friday at the Library, a former NASA scientist speaks on “How to Age Better and Other Space Stories.”