School/Education News

School news for May 10

The school year is winding down but RCHS students are ramping up the academic awards and accolades. Two students selected for Governor’s Schools program; five into Honor Society and many saw and conquered their National Latin Exam. […]

History

Stone Hill’s newest

His Espionage and Sedition Acts criminalized dissent. Thousands of peaceful citizens went to jail for opposing World War I. Woodrow Wilson propagandized the county with fake news through the Committee on Public Information. […]

Photos

Beekeeping it in the family

With the weather warming, nine-year-old Sarah Johnson and her dad, Tom, who live in Woodville, have been busy tending to their honey bees and hives. “Looking pretty good,” Tom says at first glance into the supers. “We should have a fair amount of honey.” […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for May 10

Curb litter bugs with highway cleanup; Kids to Park day is May 19; Pellegatta’s poems on Mother’s Day at Quievremont Winery; and Castleton hosts bass innovator, Alex Blake, and Japanese pianist Yoichi Uzeki this Saturday. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for May 10

The Town of Washington’s Town Council meets on Monday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Highlights from the agenda include a public hearing on the FY 2018-2019 Budget. The Council will also hold a joint public hearing with the Planning Commission on an ordinance to address P to P (Nee Air BnB’s). […]

Letters to the Editor

Cockburn’s moment

Rappahannock’s Leslie Cockburn received 140 delegates — 14 more than the 126 required to receive the nomination. Leslie understands our issues and spent time in all 23 districts, spoke to voters, and importantly, she listened. […]