Students collect water for flood victims

Robby Phillips, 17, left, of Woodstock, and Ashley Funkhouser, 16, of Edinburg, stack cases of water outside the gymnasium area at Central High School on Friday. The pair are members of the Shenandoah County Biomedical Science Academy, which collected 200 cases of water for the town of Luckworth, North Carolina.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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.

Parent appointed to state education committee

Christine Germeyer poses with her husband, Jay Germeyer, in front of the White House. Christine Germeyer was recently appointed to the state's Special Education Advisory Committee.  Courtesy photo

October 17, 2016

It’s been a busy few months for Christine Germeyer, chairperson of the Frederick County Special Education Advisory Committee and recent appointee to the same committee on the state level.

Board talks facilities, school improvement

October 14, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston recommended Thursday that the School Board accept a proposed long-term facilities master plan.

SU rings in LGBT History Month

Jessica Clawson, left, co-owner of the Hideaway Cafe in Winchester, discusses the Pulse nightclub shooting at Shenandoah University's "Beyond the Vigil" panel on Thursday in honor of LGBT History Month. Also pictured is panelist Alex Carney.  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

October 6, 2016

Shenandoah University kicked off a month of LGBT celebrations on Thursday evening with a panel discussion on religion, sexuality and safe spaces.

Warren schools plant Tower Gardens

Meredith Miller, left, an A.S. Rhodes Elementary fourth grade teacher, and Niki Wymer, a member of the Front Royal Rotary Club, assemble the lights on a Tower Garden being installed at Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Front Royal on  Monday. The Front Royal Rotary Club donated $6,000 and Solodex donated $1,700 to fund the project, which allows the school to grow herbs and vegetables indoors. Nine of the units were purchased for Warren County schools.   Rich Cooley/Daily

September 26, 2016

Warren County students will be helping to grow small school crops of vegetables and herbs using new Tower Gardens that will be set up at every school.

Schools chief creates blog for division

September 22, 2016

Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston created a blog to inform the public about what is happening in the school division and in public education.

Grant to fund new SU certificate program

September 15, 2016

Shenandoah University will be developing curriculum this year for a new certificate program in line with a $10,000 grant from the Interfaith Youth Core and the Teagle Foundation.

Many schools approaching accreditation benchmarks

September 14, 2016

The Virginia Department of Education released the accreditation status for schools throughout the state for 2016-2017. These accreditation ratings are based on achievement results from 2015-2016.