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. […]

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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 auditorium. […]

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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. […]

Environment/Conservation

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.” […]

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School news for March 9

Panthers spring sports are in full swing with upcoming softball and soccer games. Monday night were the Winter Sports Awards for cheer, wrestling and basketball; Owls wrap up their basketball season and still abuzz from hosting History Bee. […]

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School news for March 2

Rapp’s Scholastic Bowl team completes ‘a great run’ and is heading for “It’s Academic” TV show; WCDS reach harmony at Bland Music Competition; and Mountain View Vista active in science fair. […]

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School news for Feb. 16

Get the latest sports, academic and youth program news from Rappahannock County Schools and Wakefield Country Day School; a list of local JMU graduates and valuable information on a UVA scholarship program. […]

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School and sports news for Feb. 9

Panthers excel in academics, sports and real-life skills. Varsity Wrestling wins conference championship, Varsity Scholastic Bowl wins regional championship and is off to States for the fifth time on Feb. 25 in Williamsburg. […]

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Schools chief resignation — and replacement — comes at a ‘complex time’ amid budget shortages

Rappahannock School Board Chairman John Wesley Mills said he is currently “negotiating a contract” with an interim superintendent candidate to temporarily replace Donna O. Matthews, who abruptly announced her resignation as county schools chief effective March 9. […]