Shenandoah County

Churches open Family Promise affiliate

The Rev. Michael Dobbins describes where the first guest family for Family Promise of Shenandoah County stays at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

February 12, 2016

After years of planning and community efforts, Family Promise of Shenandoah County got off to a bit of a delayed start when its first guest family began staying with participating churches this week.

Bus incident investigation draws criticism

Area residents – many wearing purple, Strasburg's school color – showed up at Thursday's Shenandoah County School Board meeting to offer opinions on the boys' basketball program and the alleged assault on a team bus.  Kaley Toy/Daily

February 12, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members and schools Superintendent Jeremy Raley were lambasted Thursday night by area residents and an attorney representing one of six students charged with assault or battery by mob in an alleged assault on a school bus carrying the Strasburg High School junior varsity and varsity basketball teams in December.

Policy revisions to be presented to School Board tonight

February 11, 2016

At tonight’s Shenandoah County School Board meeting, drafts for two different policy revisions will be presented to the School Board for consideration in regard to the attendance boundary adjustment process.

Dividing the District

Alvin Ritz, of Edinburg, listens as Tracy Richter, CEO and facilities planner for           DeJong-Richter speaks during the Shenandoah County School Board's boundary options public meeting held Wednesday evening in the Central High School cafeteria  in Woodstock. Ritz, a parent of two children in the school system, was joined by a room full of other parents and community members.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 10, 2016

WOODSTOCK – More than 200 people attended the Shenandoah County Public Schools community dialogue meeting on Wednesday night in the Central High School cafeteria to voice their opinions on the three attendance boundary options created by the steering committee.

Board OKs changes to tax relief rules

February 9, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Some Shenandoah County senior citizens and disabled residents can seek relief from property taxes under a local program.

Boundary options for public comment

February 8, 2016

The community will have the opportunity to discuss three Shenandoah County school boundary options at a meeting this Wednesday.

Schools recognize Internet safety week

Tim Taylor

February 5, 2016

Shenandoah County Public Schools celebrated Internet safety week this week with activities and information for all age groups on the importance of being safe online.

Personnel among school budget needs

January 29, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Instructional personnel needs were among needs discussed at the Shenandoah County Public Schools School Board work session on Thursday night.