One ‘Little Shop,’ one big hit

“Little shop, little shop of horrors . . . bop sh’bop . . . little shop of terror . . .” The mammoth undertaking of a full-length musical production surfaced in the seemingly innocent and most unlikely of places – the Rappahannock County High School auditorium!

Last weekend, in a two-night sensory extravaganza (May 7-8), the RCHS drama club collaborated to produce Howard Ashman’s and Alan Menken’s classic, “Little Shop of Horrors.” […]

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School board: $150K pledge

The Rappahannock County School Board voted Tuesday to dedicate $150,000 in next year’s budget — and in its budgets for the following nine years — to paying off whatever debts may be incurred to fix energy and environmental problems at the county’s schools. […]

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Earth Day commemorated with pledge, mural

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, as well as the 40th anniversary of Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (RLEP), students from Hearthstone School and Belle Meade School in Sperryville united last week for a two-day collaboration to illustrate a mural for a new “world pledge” entitled “Earth Allegiance.” […]

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JP baseball takes field three times

The Rappahannock Junior Panther Boys Baseball team took the field for three games this season. Head coach L. B. Settle, an RCHS alumnus, and assistant coach Donald O’Meara led the boys to a 1-2 record. […]


Calendar: Rapp Happenings

The Rapp Happenings section lists events, generally in Rappahannock County, on a space-available basis. (The Web site will always list all calendar items we receive.) If your event absolutely must appear in the paper, […]

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A low-volume budget hearing

A public hearing held Monday evening on the proposed budgets of Rappahannock County and its school system was a mostly polite affair without fireworks, but with an undercurrent of deep division over how much influence […]


Reunion Rites

At the “Across the Years” Rappahannock High School student/staff reunion attended by some 200 people last weekend at Sperryville’s Link community center, most of the rites of passage of high school reunions were followed — […]



Headwaters Foundation’s Farm-to-Table program at Rappahannock County Public Schools receives a $12,000 donation from the Rappahannock Farm Bureau. Farm-to-Table instructor Trista Scheurlein (center) and Headwaters executive director Toni Egger (left) accept the check presented by […]