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Wakefield athletics

Varsity soccer The Owls started off with a good win coming off of break defeating Notre Dame Academy 4-1 at home April 6. The girls scored two goals in the first half, one by Abby […]

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No tax increases in 2011 budget

Rappahannock County’s draft budget for the fiscal year starting in July proposes no property tax increase and fully funds the requested $11.6 million schools budget, but leaves open a big question: How to finance about […]

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Art

The Rapp

White’s winning performance Michelle “Mimi” White, of Flint Hill, won first place for her flute solo at the Virginia Lions’ regional Bland Music Contest last month in Gainesville. Her rendition of “La Flute de Pan” […]

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Sperryville: RCES’s watershed memories

Sixty-five Rappahannock County Elementary School (RCES) sixth-graders have been participating in a four-week program to learn about watersheds, water assessments and pollution sources. It culminated March 31, with a half-day “Meaningful Watershed Experience” on the […]

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Panthers working on a win streak

Rappahannock County’s varsity baseball team has already celebrated three consecutive victories in the early part of its season. After the previous week’s win over Fredericksburg Christian School, the Panthers posted an exciting 11-1 win at […]

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Superintendent hired

A former Appomattox County schools superintendent who credits the Air Force with giving him a firm grounding in management skills has been chosen by the Rappahannock County Board of Education to be the school system’s […]

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School and Sports News

Ladies lose opener, win the next Rappahannock High School’s Lady Panthers met the East Hardy Cougars in the Rappahannock home opener on Thursday, March 18 and suffered a disappointing loss of 12-1. The West Virginia […]

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Budget bullet dodged

Historically, Rappahannock County has gotten a smaller cut of state school funding than all but a half-dozen other counties in the commonwealth. For precisely that reason, however, the county is apparently better off in this […]

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RCHS Softball: They’re ready

Spring adventure is underway in the dirt and on the mound of the RCHS softball practice fields. The Lady Panthers are vying for a regional berth this season. The Ladies’ coach, Jamie Harris, is entering […]

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School & Sports News, Part 1

Student athletes celebrated The Rappahannock County School Sports Association (RCSSA) hosted the combined fall and winter Sports Banquet Sunday, and Rappahannock County Public Schools student athletes were treated to a wonderful meal prepared by Melissa […]

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School & Sports News, Part 2

RCSSA Banquet: Fall 2009 Awards Volleyball – Varsity Outstanding Offensive Player: Danika Kritter Outstanding Defensive Player: Natalie Tupper Most Improved: Megan Early Volleyball – JV Outstanding Offensive Player: Maddie Kopjanski Team Spirit Award: Carolyn Vickers […]

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School board has a candidate

The Rappahannock County school board has apparently settled on a final candidate to replace retiring Superintendent Robert Chappell, but isn’t saying who it is. “We can’t,” said Chairman J. Wesley Mills, asked if he could […]