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School news for Feb. 14

The RCES gym was filled with lots of cheering, dancing, and (of course) RUNNING during the Boosterthon Fun Run;
Several RCHS students attended the Night to Shine event at Open Door Baptist Church in Culpeper; and Wakefield CDS community celebrated customs and cultures from a sampling of countries around the world at their International Day fair. […]

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GED prep comes to Sperryville

Classes have begun at RappU in Sperryville on Monday and Wednesday evenings, where several Rappahannock residents are working with a teacher to learn the skills and content necessary to pass the GED. Once they pass the GED, they will increase their earning potential and be eligible for community college. […]

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School news for Feb. 7

WCDS fourth and fifth grade students hosted a Business Day Emporium offering special goods and services to staff, faculty, and lower school classes; and JMU over the decades has welcomed numerous Rapp students to its Harrisonburg campus. Now the university is pleased to announce the following Rappahannock students have made the dean’s list for its fall 2018 session. […]

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School news for Jan. 31

Panthers Scholastic Bowl ended their VHSL season last Saturday, taking 3rd place out of 8 teams in the Regional tournament in Danville; and RECS students and staff ended the school day on Wednesday with a fun, energizing pep rally to kick off the PTO’s Boosterthon Fun Run festivities. […]

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School news for Jan. 24

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative is now accepting applications for its 2019 Community Scholarship program, offering one-time $1,000 to current college students, current high school seniors and students applying to or enrolled in a trade school; and Wakefield CDS 4th grade hockey crew is now preparing for a final match. […]

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School News for Jan. 14

An all-star group of Wakefield Country Day School graduates visited Assembly last week to share their first impressions of college; and parents and students grades 6-12, as well as community members, are welcome to attend the Rappahannock County Public Schools Safety Summit, to be held Feb. 20, at the RCHS auditorium. […]

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College scholarships available from Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Recognizing that many students forego a college education given the cost, the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation (NPCF) remains focused on expanding its scholarships — including renewable funds — to local youth. It has a success story that merits boasting. In 2017, NPCF managed 27 separate funds and awarded more than $133,000 to college-bound seniors. […]

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School news for Jan. 10

Commit to Be Fit was honored to be invited as speakers at an international academic forum in Honolulu, Hawaii; Panther Scholastic Bowl team on the march; Wakefield CDS earn prizes in creative writing and results from their pursuit to send an Owl to the annual National Geographic Bee Championship. […]

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School news for Dec. 20

The Rappahannock County High School Drama Club ignited the stage (literally and figuratively) during the VHSL Class 1 State Theater Competition; Rappahannock County Elementary School Third Grade “Market Day” sold some special slime, baked good and holiday ornaments; and The Rappahannock County High School Winter Band Concert performed some holiday classics. […]

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School news for Dec. 13

Governor Northam announced this week that Rappahannock County was one of six recipients to receive grant funding for quality preschool education for at-risk children; CCLC names new executive director; and WCDS shops for Toys for Tots. […]

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School news for Dec. 6

Wakefield CDSLower School Drama Group performed “The Nutcracker Prince;” WCDS Environmental science class planted trees on a Flint Hill farm to help preserve the health of the Rappahannock River and the Chesapeake Bay; and RCHS nurse aide students had their clinical orientation with a tour of the Heritage Hall nursing home in Front Royal. […]

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School news for Nov. 29

Commit to Be Fit hosted its 3rd annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day; Panther Senior, Brett Midkiff, signs to play baseball for the Mount St. Mary’s University; and Wakefield CDS students head up to the Big Apple and sit in on a New York Times “Page One” meeting. […]

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School news for Nov 22.

Wakefield CDS kicked off a canned food drive for the Food Pantry with themed donation days: Macaroni Monday, Tuna Tuesday, Tutti Fruity Wednesday, Thankful Thursday, and Jeans for Beans Friday; and Macy Lee Montgomery, a senior at Rapp High School, was awarded the 2018 Virginia School Board Association’s Exhibitors Scholarship. […]

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School news for Nov. 15

Rappahannock High School opened its doors to the community for a special Veterans Day program with a flag-planting ceremony and special guest speaker; Wakefield CDS’ Athletic Department hosted its Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony celebrating the end of the cross country, soccer, and volleyball seasons and honoring student-athletes, coaches, and parents. […]

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Teamwork inspiration

This was one of the best trips I’ve experienced,” said 4th grade teacher Amanda Hoffman after watching students work together to solve not only physical challenges but also mental tasks. “One such challenge involved students stacking tires. […]