Woodstock

Dividing the District

Alvin Ritz, of Edinburg, listens as Tracy Richter, CEO and facilities planner for           DeJong-Richter speaks during the Shenandoah County School Board's boundary options public meeting held Wednesday evening in the Central High School cafeteria  in Woodstock. Ritz, a parent of two children in the school system, was joined by a room full of other parents and community members.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 10, 2016

WOODSTOCK – More than 200 people attended the Shenandoah County Public Schools community dialogue meeting on Wednesday night in the Central High School cafeteria to voice their opinions on the three attendance boundary options created by the steering committee.

Personnel among school budget needs

January 29, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Instructional personnel needs were among needs discussed at the Shenandoah County Public Schools School Board work session on Thursday night.

Committee forms options for boundaries

January 26, 2016

WOODSTOCK – A steering committee has come up with several options for new school attendance boundaries for the county’s public schools.

Shenandoah fair queen moves focus to state pageant

Jensen Hoover

January 15, 2016

In her final year of pageant eligibility, 23-year-old Woodstock resident Jensen Hoover managed to steal the show – and the crown – at the Miss Virginia Association of Fairs Scholarship Pageant last weekend.

Struggling volunteer farm is closing

Bins of potatoes overflow at  the end of a row at the volunteer farm in Woodstock during the Northern Shenandoah Valley United Way Day of Caring last September. The farm's board of directors announced on Tuesday that the farm will be closing.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 12, 2016

After more than 10 years of providing thousands of pounds of fresh produce to a third of Virginia, the World Foundation for Children’s Volunteer Farms in Woodstock will be closing.

Committee sets criteria for boundary changes

January 11, 2016

WOODSTOCK – At the first steering committee meeting, the 24 members learned what their roles and responsibilities will be in determining the new boundaries for the Shenandoah County Public School district.

Council updated on water treatment plant project

January 5, 2016

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Town Council held a brief meeting on Tuesday night where the council approved to accept a requested statement of qualifications for bond counsel.

FCCLA students hold childhood cancer rally

Central High School juniors and FCCLA officers, Erika Thorpe, left, and Gwyneth George hosted a childhood cancer event at the boys basketball game on Dec. 17 and raised almost $1,000.  Kaley Toy/Daily

December 25, 2015

The Central High School FCCLA held a cancer rally at the Dec. 17 boys basketball game at the school in Woodstock to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer patients.

Two playful cats looking for forever home

December 13, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Batman, an all black kitten, got his name because of his allergy to hay. He had lost all his fur and looked like a bat when Gerry Langland, of Woodstock, found him in her barn last June. Batman’s brother Peanut, a brown tabby, was named for his size; he was especially tiny when Langland found him.