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Innovative teaching, technologized

Justin Birckbichler, center, a fourth grade teacher at Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Front Royal, assists Olivia Jackson, 9, during a coding class at the school on Thursday. Birckbichler has been  named one of 34 Google innovators from a pool of educators worldwide and will be heading to Google headquarters later this month for an academy session. Rich Cooley/Daily
Justin Birckbichler, center, a fourth grade teacher at Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Front Royal, assists Olivia Jackson, 9, during a coding class at the school on Thursday. Birckbichler has been  named one of 34 Google innovators from a pool of educators worldwide and will be heading to Google headquarters later this month for an academy session. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 7, 2016

At Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School, teacher Justin Birckbichler is leading a particularly tech-savvy group of fourth graders and working on an Innovation Project designed to empower students’ families.

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Sherando quartet wins conference titles

February 8, 2016

WINCHESTER — Sherando had four Conference 21 West individual wrestling champions, but didn’t have enough depth to win the team title on Saturday at James Wood High School.

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Business Ledger

February 2, 2016

Stuart L. Myers, of Winchester, has been named the new chief financial officer for Randolph-Macon Academy.

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Reader photo: Floodwaters rise

Northern Virginia Daily reader Becky Ryman shot this photo of rising floodwaters along Meadow Drive in Edinburg earlier this week.  Some flooding was reported in the region due to rain and melting snow.  Courtesy photo by Becky Ryman
Northern Virginia Daily reader Becky Ryman shot this photo of rising floodwaters along Meadow Drive in Edinburg earlier this week.  Some flooding was reported in the region due to rain and melting snow.  Courtesy photo by Becky Ryman

February 5, 2016

Northern Virginia Daily reader Becky Ryman shot this photo of rising floodwaters along Meadow Drive in Edinburg earlier this week. Some flooding was reported in the region due to rain and melting snow. Courtesy photo by Becky Ryman

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