A concert to remember

Rappahannock-based Kid Pan Alley songwriters Paul Reisler and Cheryl Toth wrote and composed songs with the young high school band members. The accomplished, Col. John Bourgeois, the former conductor of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, stepped in and arranged the music for the band. […]


On the count of three . . .

Hats off to organizers of the annual Relay for Life, held Saturday at Rappahannock County Elementary School in honor of those who have battled cancer. Participants were treated to a full day of events and entertainment, not the least being the Bus Pull. […]

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School News for May 17

Former Rappahannock County Administrator John McCarthy sees off local Lord Fairfax grads; RCHS nurse aids complete clinic experience; elementary students take a dig at having a green thumb; and Wakefield’s lacrosse phenom, Manoa Weber, scores the winning goal, and four more. […]

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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. […]

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School News for May 3

It’s been a pretty busy week; It’s Academic team competes for over ten years; over $128,000 worth of scholarships were awarded to RCHS students; colors ran for 5k; seniors take a look back in time and WCDS students had a whale of a time. […]

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Explaining ‘guns’ in a headline

“Rapp students stage walkout over guns” — was not reflective of the specific RCHS event. Rather, the headline reflected the purpose of the RCHS affiliated National School Walkout in protest of “gun violence. […]


Steeped in history

The 12-day adventure included touring cathedrals, castles, landscapes, galleries, quaint villages, and historic homes. There was even a medieval banquet replete with a sword fighting demonstration. As Youngquist described the experience, “memories that will last a lifetime.” […]