Education

Teachers receive warm welcome at convocation

New Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston joins students from the county high schools with his trumpet during the opening of the divsion's convocation on Friday at Central High School in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 26, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board Chairwoman Karen Whetzel welcomed teachers back for the 2016-17 school year and thanked them for their commitment to providing the best education possible to Shenandoah County students during the district’s convocation on Friday.

Johnston accepts division top job

Mark Johnston

August 12, 2016

New Shenandoah County schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Johnston retired from the division just a year ago, but returned as interim superintendent last month after Dr. Jeremy Raley resigned at the end of June. On Thursday night, the School Board voted unanimously to hire Johnston for the division’s top job, effective Sept. 1.

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.