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R-MA student selected for Walt Disney holiday choir

Randolph-Macon Academy student Robin Penn of Henderson, Tenn., has been selected to the Walt Disney World of Color Honor Choir at the Walt Disney's California Adventure at Disneyland. Penn, along with 1,473 other singers, submitted a video audition to compete for a spot on the Honor Choir. ...

Blue Ridge Hospice 5K raises money for Camp Hope

The Blue Ridge Hospice has announced the following winners of its annual hospice 5K, which raised money to support its annual Camp Hope. Camryn Ubert of Stephens City and Karsten Brown of Front Royal took top honors in the rac: With a time of 20 minutes and 50 seconds, 11-year-old Camryn won ...

Wedding: Mr. and Mrs. Mather

Monica Londono and Brett Mather were married Oct.12 in Cali, Colombia, South America. The bride is the daughter of Guillermo Londono and Ana Beatriz Tascon of Cali, Colombia, South America. The groom is the son of Doug and Aleta Mather of Woodstock. Mrs. Mather is a 2003 graduate of Jefferson ...

Anniversary: Noah and Rita Rutledge

The family of Noah "Richard," "Dickey," "Dick," "Dickie Bird" and Rita Caudill Rutledge wishes them a happy 50th anniversary, which they recently celebrated on Nov. 15. They were married on Nov. 15, 1963 at Pleasant View Methodist Church in Abingdon, Washington County. Anyone wishing to send ...

Garden club selling raffle tickets

The Garden Club of Warren County is selling raffle tickets for a holiday home decoration. Tickets are $20 and only 100 tickets will be sold, according to Bonnie Baker, club president. The winner will be visited by six to 10 women from the Garden Club who will bring baskets and bags full ...

North Fork Middle School announces 1Q honor roll

The following sixth graders were added to the A/B honor roll for the first six weeks of school at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg: Evan Araujo, Francis Ashby, Julia Binion, Jacob Breighner, Austin Corbin, Tyler Dellinger, Ainsley DesMarais, Rosa Esquivel, Jacqueline Farmer, Codi Fisher, ...

Menu — Shenandoah schools

Monday: Toasted cheese sandwich (or, for sixth through 12th grade, tuna salad sandwich), vegetable soup with crackers, vegetable cup, peaches and apple. Tuesday: Cheese quesadilla (or, for sixth through 12th grade, corn dog nuggets), steamed broccoli, seasoned carrots, sliced peaches and mango. ...

Menu — Shenandoah schools

Monday: Pepperoni pizza wedge (or, for sixth through 12th grade, toasted cheese sandwich), potato wedges, green beans, orange juice and apple juice. Tuesday: Turkey with gravy over dressing (or, for sixth through 12th grade, turkey and cheese sub), mashed potatoes, broccoli, cranberry sauce, ...

Bloom announces new, changing events for 2014

The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival office has announced that next year's festival, from April 25 to May 4, will include the following new events under the theme "The Land of Pink & Green": • Apple Blossom's Got Talent -- Following the Grand Feature Parade on May 3, at the Sprint ...

EMS Council to offer free CPR classes

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council has announced it will offer one free Friends and Family CPR class once a month through April 2014 to the first 10 registrants. The class is ideal for members of the community who would like to learn CPR for all age groups, how to use an AED and how to assist someone ...

Kristin Derflinger speaks at Alpha Omicron meeting

Kristin Derflinger, a sophomore at Central High School, recently spoke to the Alpha Omicron Chapter of Virginia Alpha Delta Kappa, a sorority for outstanding women educators, at a meeting earlier this fall. Derflinger has done mission work in several places, including Haiti two years ago and ...

Ecumenical Dinner promotes no waste attitude in cooking

The Virginia Delegation of the Italian Academy of Cuisine held its Ecumenical Dinner last month at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, offering a menu dedicated to meats uncommon on American tables, Referred to as "Forgotten Parts," the Ecumenical Dinner was held worldwide on the same day by ...

Menu — Shenandoah schools

Monday: Breaded chicken patty on bun (or, for grades 6-12, hot dog in wheat bun), baked beans, vegetable cup, applesauce and apple juice. Tuesday: Baked macaroni and cheese and a whole wheat bread stick (or, for grades 6-12, steak-up on wheat bun), green beans, vegetable cup, pineapple and ...

Signal Knob Middle School announces 1Q honor roll

The following eighth graders at Signal Knob Middle School have been added to the first quarter all-A honor roll: Hannah Alexander, Rainya Anderson, Kara Bowman, Grace Davis, Aileen Guthrie, Kristin Hamman, Mekhi Hendricks, Michelle Himelright, Ashleigh Hockman, Silas Kersey, Morgan Knave, ...

R-MA English Honor Society officers announced

The Byzantium Chapter of the National English Honor Society, located at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, has announced the following officers for the 2013-14 school year: The president is senior Louisa Stanwich, the daughter of John and Maria Stanwich of Oakton. The vice president is ...

Engagement: Burke-Stickley

Gidget Ray of Front Royal would like to announce the engagement of her daughter Danielle Nichole Burke to Justin Wade Stickley of Strasburg. Burke is also the daughter of Matt Thompson of Manassas. She is a 2010 graduate of Warren County High School and is employed by United Bank in Front ...