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.

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.

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.

Group holds river cleanup, tree planting

Volunteer Adam Smith readies a tree for planting at Seven Bends State Park on Saturday. The Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River planted trees at the park and removed trash from a portion of the river near Timberville. Courtesy photo

November 9, 2016

Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River held a joint river cleanup and tree planting over the weekend at Plains Mill and Seven Bends State Park respectively. John Eckman, the organization’s executive director, said that both did well to help their respective causes.

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.

Fire damages home near Woodstock

October 25, 2016

Fire damaged the front porch of a two-story, single-family house on Sycamore Lane, west of Woodstock, late Monday night, said Sgt. Zach Hottel of the Woodstock Fire Department. Hottel said he didn’t know the exact address.

Fire damages Woodstock house

October 24, 2016

A kitchen fire in Woodstock on Sunday afternoon caused up to $15,000 in fire and smoke damage to a South Main Street home.

Central principal honored to represent state

Melissa Hensley

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

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.