School Board approves course changes
December 8, 2016
WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board approved course changes and the meeting calendar, and heard presentations on the Capital Improvement Plan, English learners and Every Student Succeeds Act at its Thursday night meeting.
Interests sparked at biomedical expo
December 7, 2016
WOODSTOCK – The Biomedical Sciences Academy class of 2019 held expos at the Shenandoah high schools to showcase why others should join the program.
Board to discuss major projects, course offerings
December 5, 2016
The Shenandoah County School Board will discuss the Capital Improvement Plan and Every Student Succeeds Act at its Thursday night meeting. The board also will vote on course offerings and the 2017 School Board schedule.
Complete survey to help schools
December 3, 2016
Shenandoah and Frederick County Public Schools are asking students, parents, staff and community members to take an online survey, sharing their viewpoints about educational issues, including digital learning and the use of technology for future ready schools.
Cold Feet Warm Hearts: Student collects socks for homeless
December 2, 2016
MAURERTOWN – A local 12 year old girl has collected over 4,000 pairs of socks for the homeless in just a month.
Special Olympics seeks local volunteers
December 2, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Information on becoming a volunteer for the Area 4 Special Olympics was presented during a Thursday afternoon meeting at the Shenandoah County Public Schools office.
Strasburg FCCLA holds Chair-ity Auction
November 30, 2016
A Chair-ity Auction sponsored by the Strasburg Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is underway.
Whetzel named region’s School Board Member of the Year
November 25, 2016
Shenandoah County School Board Chairwoman Karen Whetzel was awarded the Virginia School Boards Association’s Regional School Board Member of the Year in honor of her boardmanship qualities and active involvement in promoting student achievement.
PASS urges School Board to create needs-based budget
November 17, 2016
The Parents’ Alliance for Strong Schools Board of Directors sent a letter to the Shenandoah County School Board urging them to create a school budget based on the division’s needs and to not give into pressure to downsize the budget.
Warren County School Board talks calendar, budget deficit
November 15, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board discussed the school calendar and expected budget deficit at a Tuesday night work session.
Board accepts budget calendar, hears presentations
November 11, 2016
WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Public Schools School Board accepted the budget calendar and heard presentations on unified sports, grants and progress on the calendar for the next school year’s calendar during a meeting on Thursday.
Board accepts long-term facilities plan
November 10, 2016
WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Public Schools School Board accepted the proposed long-term facilities master plan at a Thursday night meeting.
Sherando student is semi-finalist in video challenge
November 7, 2016
Sherando junior Karter Ohlson has a shot at $250,000 in scholarship money with her educational video about black holes.
Board to decide upon facilities, budget calendar
November 7, 2016
The Shenandoah County School Board will chose whether to accept or not accept the long-term facilities master plan and vote on the budget calendar at Thursday night’s meeting.
Helping hands: Stonewall Jackson High aids in filling preschool need
November 6, 2016
QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson High School steps up to increase preschool enrollment at the southern campus.
Every vote counts: One vote decides race in student mock election
November 4, 2016
WOODSTOCK – High school students taught elementary school students the importance of patriotism and the upcoming election.
More voices speak out against Sherando mascot
November 2, 2016
A number of Native Americans from different tribes spoke to the Frederick County School Board on Tuesday about reconsidering Sherando High School’s warrior mascot.
Parents, staff discuss helping students with disabilities
October 25, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Parents and school staff in Shenandoah County listened on Tuesday to suggestions on collaborating to help students with disabilities achieve success in class and at home.
Central principal honored to represent state
October 24, 2016
Central High School Principal Melissa Hensley is honored to have represented Central High School, Shenandoah County Public Schools and the state of Virginia as a national finalist for the Principal of the Year award.
Students collect water for flood victims
October 22, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Students of Shenandoah County Public School’s Biomedical Sciences Academy spearheaded a fundraising event to collect water for residents affected by the flooding after Hurricane Matthew hit the area.