Inspired to innovate

Emily  Brandon, statistics teacher at Strasburg High School,  inspects dice as her students play Liar's Dice on Thursday. The game was part of Innovation Day at the school.  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 20th, 2014

STRASBURG – Imagine using a canal system to travel around town. Think of the money saved by using water-powered electricity, or the health and environmental benefits of planting a rooftop garden.

State commerce chief speaks at Shenandoah U.

Maurice Jones, Virginia's secretary of commerce, speaks Tuesday evening at Shenandoah University in Winchester. Henry Culvyhouse/Daily

November 18th, 2014

WINCHESTER—The Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade said the commonwealth is strong economically however it will need to diversify in order to meet future demands.

Shenandoah U. to host Entrepreneurship Week

November 17th, 2014

Shenandoah University is participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week this week by hosting a series of business mixers and lectures open to the public and students.

Board hears updates on school programs

November 14th, 2014

WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah Count Public Schools supervisors offered School Board members updates on several key school programs at Thursday’s board meeting.

From harvest to lunch tray

November 5th, 2014

Virginia public schools will be commemorating the sixth annual Farm-to-School Week, a program coordinated by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Virginia Department of Education, next week.

Music with a message

October 27th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Music therapy class with Hakeem Leonard inspires billows of energy and sound from even small groups. But these lessons don’t stop with song.

Sherando DECA students place first in contest

October 21st, 2014

The Sherando High School DECA club has won first place in the National Mental Health Contest organized by Creating Community Solutions and the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Classmates recall divided schools

October 17th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — When four former Front Royal students reunite with classmates for a reunion this weekend, it will be like reuniting with family — a family divided by segregation.

Ryan named Va. Teacher of the Year

October 10th, 2014

On Friday, Jaclyn Roller Ryan, agriscience teacher at Signal Knob Middle School in Strasburg, competed in Richmond for Virginia Teacher of the Year.