Shenandoah County

Interests sparked at biomedical expo

Alyssa Thorpe, 13, left, and Kristianna Rodriguez, 13, center, look at a radiology display hosted by Biomedical Science Academy students Garrett Estep, 15, a Stonewall Jackson High School student, and Mayia Rodriguez, 16, right, a Central High School student. Central HIgh School hosted the first of three biomedical expos to be held in Shenandoah County schools this week.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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.

County dispatching supervisor wins state award

Shenandoah County emergency services dispatcher Jennifer Bowman works at her console inside the county's Communications Center in Woodstock. Bowman, a shift supervisor, recently received the 2016 Governor's EMS Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS Telecommunications.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 4, 2016

Jennifer Bowman, a shift supervisor with Shenandoah County Department of Emergency Communications, has been recognized for her service with the Governor’s EMS Award.

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.

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.

Decorating King Street

Adam Palm, left, and Wally Cross, both Strasburg town maintenance employees, hang a snowflake along a pole at the corner of King and Massanutten streets. The crew has been busy decorating the town's utility poles along King Street this week. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 28, 2016

Adam Palm, left, and Wally Cross, both Strasburg town maintenance employees, hang a snowflake along a pole at the corner of King and Massanutten streets. The crew has been busy decorating the town’s utility poles along King Street this week. Rich Cooley/Daily

Whetzel named region’s School Board Member of the Year

Karen Whetzel

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.

Money, timing play role in academy vote

November 23, 2016

A criminal justice training academy chief says timing and money likely kept Shenandoah County from leaving the regional school, its director said Tuesday.