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School news for May 25

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 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 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.
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.
Alice in Promland

Student Deanna Abdullah sparkles on the dance floor of the Rappahannock County High School Junior-Senior Prom held this past Saturday. The theme was Alice in Wonderland and students were treated to a whimsically decorated gym.
School and sports news for April 13

Updates on Rapp’s public school soccer, track, softball and baseball teams; and Wakefield County Day School's soccer and lacrosse teams and their third graders take a Lincoln-themed trip to Washington, D.C.
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 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.
School news for Feb. 23

Big congrats to Rapp Varsity Wrestling, coming home from the state tourney in Salem with one new State Champion and seven other state placers; and Saturday (Feb. 25) the Scholastic Bowl teams travels to Williamsburg for the State finals.
Mini-golf and Lions’ largesse

This Saturday, Feb. 18, the hallways of Rappahannock County High School will be transformed into a mini-golf resort via the award winning Panther Band’s Indoor Mini-Golf FUN-raiser.
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.
To the slopes, Scouts

Troop 316 of Sperryville, Troop 36 of Washington and Scouting Venture Crew 1313 of Winchester participated in an annual joint ski trip at Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Pa., last Saturday (Feb. 11).
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.
Starting the new year on the right foot

While this past Saturday was an overcast day in Rappahannock County, a vibrant energy of enthusiasm and upbeat music radiated from the Rappahannock County Elementary School gymnasium during Commit to Be Fit’s first Dance-a- thon.
The gift of life

Rappahannock County High School junior Virginia Wyatt and senior A.J. Palmer contribute to the 30 pints of blood donated at the school last Friday, January 13.