Local teen tells Charterhouse students about bullying

Maggie Laughlin, 17, left, a senior at Central High School, sits with Charterhouse student Kagen Conner, 8, of Harrisonburg, inside his classroom at the Edinburg school on Nov. 17. Laughlin volunteers her time at the school educating an anti-bullying theme to the school's students.   Rich Cooley/Daily

November 24, 2015

EDINBURG – Local high school student Maggie Laughlin stops by the Charterhouse School – Edinburg every other Wednesday to teach kids there that “bullying doesn’t have to be tolerated in schools.”

Front Royal grad plans studies in Oman

Tori Graham

November 23, 2015

Warren County High School graduate and Virginia Tech junior Tori Graham is looking forward to the possibility of enriching her intercultural education during a new study abroad program this coming summer in Muscat, the capital city of Oman.

Oh my! 1,200 pies!

Debbie Coffelt, treasurer for the Strasburg Music Boosters, mixes apples during the club's eighth annual apple pie baking fundraiser held Friday evening in Strasburg High School's cafeteria. The fundraiser supports band, orchestra, chorus and color guard members  in the middle and high schools. This year the group baked 1,200 pies.    Rich Cooley/Daily

November 22, 2015

The Strasburg Music Boosters made 1,200 apple pies in the Strasburg High School cafeteria as part of the annual Apple Pie Bake Fundraiser on Friday.

Tech show comes to Front Royal Christian School

Front Royal Christian School students Caleb Arbuckle, 11, left, a sixth grader, and  Matthias Costello, 9, center, a third grade student, look over a 3D printer shown by intern Zack Bruce during the school's first technology fair on Friday. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 20, 2015

Parents visiting Front Royal Christian School on Friday afternoon got a Thanksgiving lunch and opportunities to see student projects, including the school’s first technology show.

Board OKs boundary changes

November 13, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members have decided to move forward with boundary realignment and a long-term study to alleviate overcrowding concerns in county schools.

Sherando students pilot business mentorships

Liz Lewis, right, American Woodmark CFO assistant, discusses FBLA competitive events with Sherando seniors Autumn Gordan and Danielle Mudd. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

November 13, 2015

Sherando students involved with FBLA will be getting some hands-on experience from mentors at American Woodmark in the coming months after their orientation at the company on Friday.

Committee hosts disabilities resource fair

November 13, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah Special Education Advisory Committee hosted its annual Transition and Disabilities Resource Fair at Central High School

Girls on the Run ready for 5K

Members of the Orchard View Elementary School Girls on the Run site get ready to run a practice 5K with their running buddies. They will be running in a 5K today.  Photo courtesy of Sara Price.

November 13, 2015

WINCHESTER – Fourth grader Cassie Steward is more than ready for the Girls on the Run 5K today – she ran the 3.1-mile equivalent on Tuesday during her site’s final fundraising project and was still eager to run more.

Staffer links Ressie to health issues

November 12, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – With plans for repairs at Ressie Jeffries Elementary School in progress, faculty members increased the visibility of their struggles at the November school board meeting on Thursday.

Warren County students honor veterans

Gavin Paeprucha, 12, waves his flag during the Veterans Day program Tuesday at Warren County Middle School in Front Royal.  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 10, 2015

Students at Warren County Middle School honored veterans close to them a day early at their Veterans Day program on Tuesday morning.

Precinct-by-precinct look at the Shenandoah School Board elections

November 6, 2015

Winners of the Shenandoah School Board elections on Tuesday night, incumbents, R.L. “Rick” Koontz Jr. and Sonya Williams-Giersch, as well as newcomer Cyndy D. Walsh, didn’t win in all precincts, according to unofficial results provided by the Virginia Department of Elections.

Two incumbents, a newcomer win School Board seats

November 4, 2015

R.L. “Rick” Koontz Jr. and Sonya Williams-Giersch will remain on the Shenandoah County School Board, and Cyndy D. Walsh will join the board as a result of Tuesday’s elections.

McEathron takes Warren School Board seat

November 3, 2015

Donna McEathron pulled ahead of Shawn McClosky in the race for Joanne Cherefko’s South River District seat on the Warren County School Board.

Candidates’ school numbers questioned

October 29, 2015

Shenandoah County Public Schools supporters are questioning some spending data publicized by a few candidates running for local offices.