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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.
School and sports news for Dec. 8

WCDS’ strong showing at classical convention; Julia Estes is state 1A Player of the Year; boy's varsity and girl's JV basketball are undefeated early, and more in this week's School and Sports.
School and sports news for Dec. 1

Rapp's Latin students show fortitudo at the Virginia Junior Classical League convention; jobs, jobs, jobs at career Day expo at RCHS; and all join in on RCES’ "One School, One Book" reading program.
Proud of our Rappahannock County student-athletes

We can all be proud of what our student-athletes of RCHS have accomplished. I was in Richmond last Saturday to see our volleyball team win its first-ever state championship, a grand finale to a perfect season, a 27-0 record.
State championships: 1 down, 1 to go

Rapp's undefeated varsity volleyball team is headed for the state championship final at VCU Saturday; RCHS senior cross-country runner Gavin Jenkins is the 1A state champ at last Saturday's meet, and lots more school/sports news.
School & sports news for Oct. 27

As RCPS' fall regular seasons wind down, Senior Nights and Homecoming activities dominate the sports news this week, with postseason tournaments coming up soon; Panthers varsity football dominate Homecoming game.