Education

School Board elects delegate for convention

July 14, 2016

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board approved a delegate, alternate delegate and member of the year nomination for the Virginia School Board Association at its Thursday night meeting.

Citizens Fire Academy begins in August

July 11, 2016

Warren County’s Citizens Fire Academy will be offering its tutelage to interested residents through a seven-week process beginning Aug. 9.

Warren schools to split welding position

July 8, 2016

One of two instructional positions still vacant in Warren County Public Schools will become a shared position with Page County Schools this coming school year.

School staff openings at average levels

June 30, 2016

Shenandoah County Public Schools has 52 open positions that need to be filled before the start of the next school year. Warren and Frederick county schools also have vacancies.

Central principal a national finalist

Melissa Hensley

June 28, 2016

Central High School Principal Melissa Hensley continues a pattern of success as one of three finalists contending for National Principal of the Year.

Board chair: Raley’s plans ‘not surprising’

June 28, 2016

Karen Whetzel, chairwoman of the Shenandoah County School Board, said that prior to last Wednesday’s board meeting Superintendent Jeremy Raley was being considered for positions in other school divisions.

Raley resigns from schools

Jeremy Raley

June 22, 2016

The Shenandoah County Public Schools School Board accepted the voluntary resignation of Superintendent Jeremy Raley, effective June 30, at a Wednesday night meeting.

A year in America

Teresa Funkhouser, left, looks on as Karin Miyamoto,  a 4-H foreign exchange student from Japan, packs her bags for her return home on Saturday. Miyamoto attended Strasburg High School and lived with the Funkhouser family in Toms Brook the past year.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 16, 2016

Karin Miyamoto has spent the pst year experiencing the differences between American and Japanese culture through a foreign exchange program.

PASS grades supervisors on education support

June 15, 2016

Today marks the last day of school in Shenandoah County, and for the second year in a row, the Parents’ Alliance for Strong Schools has issued an end of year report card to grade county supervisors on their support for education.

Stonewall Jackson High School Class of 2016

Elizabeth Moomaw, 18, of Orkney Springs, smiles at the crowd while looking over her diploma during commencement ceremonies Saturday night at Stonewall Jackson High School. There were 101 seniors receiving diplomas. Rich Cooley/Daily

June 12, 2016

Elizabeth Moomaw, 18, of Orkney Springs, smiles at the crowd while looking over her diploma during commencement ceremonies Saturday night at Stonewall Jackson High School. There were 101 seniors receiving diplomas. Rich Cooley/Daily

Strasburg High School Class of 2016

Strasburg High School graduates toss their caps at the end of graduation ceremonies Saturday morning at the school. There were 151 seniors receiving diplomas. Rich Cooley/Daily

June 12, 2016

Strasburg High School graduates toss their caps at the end of graduation ceremonies Saturday morning at the school. There were 151 seniors receiving diplomas. Rich Cooley/Daily