School/Education News

New principals for RCHS, RCES

New county school superintendent, Shannon L. Grimsley, selects new principal for RCHS, Karen Ellis, the former elementary school principal and Ben Temple of Culpeper is principal of RCES. […]

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

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.” […]