Adult Education

Healing behind bars: Specialized trauma yoga proves popular in Rappahannock regional jail

“Here at the jail there’s no guard in the room, but there are cameras and a panic button,” she continues. “But within four minutes of the first class I realized these people are all humans, all souls, just managing their suffering, their circumstances. It’s been very enjoyable for me, very emotional. […]

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RappU, Rapp public schools awarded PATH grants

All told, PATH awarded nine grants for projects focused on safety, children’s wellness and family activities. The total granted for these new programs is $72,629, leaving the Make it Happen program with approximately $150,000 in available funds for the year. […]

Adult Education

RappU raises the academic bar

RappU’s new nurse aide training lab: an entire classroom equipped with three hospital beds, life-like manikins, and extensive array of medical devices. If you didn’t know better you’d swear you were standing in a hospital ward. […]

Adult Education

Homesteading conference coming to Fauquier

The October Homesteaders of America conference will feature demonstrations on blacksmithing, quilting, canning and preserving, wild game trapping, off grid living, solar power, gardening, holistic health, dairy animals, soaps and salves, ethical meat, bushcrafting, and much more. […]

Adult Education

The Rapp for Sept. 8

An artists’ tour, Stone Hill theater and how the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society found its way to Little Washington 25 years ago (and regularly ever since, including this coming Sunday). […]

Adult Education

RappU and me: A match made in heaven

When my husband and I bought a weekend home in Rappahannock County, I wondered how we would get the opportunity to meet new people. When RappU published a list of course offerings, I decided to see if there was anything of interest — and wound up signing on for six classes! […]

Adult Education

Rapp U seeking ‘faculty’

Rappahannock University, though it isn’t exactly a university and doesn’t quite exist yet, is in the process of identifying and signing up resources that do exist in abundance in Rappahannock County: subject-matter experts. […]

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Supervisors trim, approve school budget

By a 3-2 vote at its afternoon meeting Monday (May 4), the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors passed Piedmont supervisor Mike Biniek’s motion to reduce this year’s proposed $94,000 increase in the county’s share of a $12.9 million school budget by about $44,000. […]

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The Rapp for March 12

A spring-like late-winter weekend of events, Give Local Piedmont gears up, St. Patrick’s treats, a hospital open house, changes at CCLC and a celebration of cello in this week’s The Rapp. […]

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Sperryville column for Feb. 5

Ride to remember Several years ago, we wrote about Sperryville’s Maeghan Boucher, a gifted barrel racer, horse trainer and all-around equestrian who has been on horseback since she was just three months old. Her mom, […]