Education

Students laugh, learn with visit from author

Eric Litwin, a children's author, tells a story with music to this group of  fourth and fifth grade students at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Tuesday. Litwin gave three presentations to the school and signed books that children purchased. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 28, 2017

STRASBURG – New York Times Best Selling author Eric Litwin visited Sandy Hook Elementary School on Tuesday for a day full of singing, guitar playing and reading.

College celebrates Global Awareness Day

Motoko Tichi, a Lord Fairfax Community College student,  gives an origami demonstration during Global Awareness Day at the college in Middletown on Wednesday.   Rich Cooley/Daily

March 22, 2017

MIDDLETOWN – Lord Fairfax Community College celebrated Global Awareness Day Wednesday with presentations, food tastings, live music and raffles.

Monday Spotlight: Friendly Giants: Someone to look up to

Kaelyn Cary

March 19, 2017

WOODSTOCK – A Central High School senior has brought high school and elementary students together by creating a mentoring program to give kids at W.W. Robinson Elementary School a little extra attention and to help them to build self-esteem.

Skyline teacher charged with four felonies

Steven Bretsch

March 9, 2017

Steven Bretsch, a teacher at Skyline High School, has been charged with four felonies relating to taking indecent liberties with a child by a person in a custodial relationship, according to a news release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

Students dispel high school myths

March 3, 2017

Central High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students conducted a survey among eighth graders about their attitudes toward entering high school and then offered guidance to dispel myths about the change.

School Board discusses impacts to budget

March 2, 2017

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board discussed impacts from the General Assembly and health insurance bids to the proposed 2017-2018 operating budget of $64,811,247 at a Thursday night work session.

Shenandoah University receives $20,000 writing grant

February 27, 2017

The Shenandoah Valley Writing Project at Shenandoah University was selected to receive a 2017-2018 Advanced Institute to Scale Up the National Writing Project College-Ready Writers Program Grant of $20,000.

Teacher salaries among top concerns during hearing

February 16, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Members of the community expressed their opinions on the proposed 2017-2018 Shenandoah County Public Schools budget at a public hearing Thursday night, with teacher compensation being highly supported.

Students celebrate family, community

February 15, 2017

The Central High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America are holding events during lunch for their Nationals Program, celebrating inner beauty, family and community.