Community News & Events: Nov. 6


The Woodstock Fire Department will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the department’s new truck fund.

Noon Music

Handley Library will kick off its winter season of A Little Noon Music at 12:15 p.m. Friday featuring guitarist Jon Rose. Information: 540-662-9041.

Stuff the Truck

Re/Max Roots agents in Winchester are holding a ‘Stuff the Truck’ event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Walmart on state Route 50 near the Winchester Valley Health Center to benefit the Evans Children Home.

The following items are needed: canned goods, Bounce dryer bar refills, cooking/canola oil, freezer-ready meats of all types (packaged in 1-3 pound packages), gift cards to local restaurants, Martins, Target, Walmart and Lowes, gift certificates for haircuts, nonstick cooking spray, rubber gloves for cleaning, gift cards to Northside Lanes, Carmike Cinemas, Skyline Laser Tag or Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, sponsorships to Bryce Resort, Massanutten Resort or other adventure activities, bathroom cleaning supplies, liquid hand soap, paper towels and toilet paper.

Items may also be dropped off the the Re/Max office at 3363 Shawnee Drive, Suite 2, Winchester.

School news

The Foreign Language Association of Virginia has named Heidi Trude as the 2017 David Cox Foreign Language Teacher of the Year.

Trude is a French teacher at Skyline High School. She will advance to the regional level.

The Warren County School Board announced the following personnel assignments at its Nov. 1 meeting:

• Leslie Fox Keyser Elementary School: Jessica Dean will replace Rebekah Pennington as part-time Title 1 reading tutor.

• Skyline Middle/High schools: Patricia Hough has been assigned as a part-time cafeteria float.

Governor’s School

Jan. 17 is the deadline for Shenandoah County high school juniors and seniors to apply to attend the Summer Residential Governor’s School.

Students selected to participate live on a university campus for up to four weeks during the summer. They are involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars and other professionals.

Applications can be found on the Virginia Department of Education website at www.doe.virginia.gov.


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