Monday: Chicken patty on a wheat bun (or, for grades six to 12, a hot dog in a wheat bun), green beans, a vegetable cup, pasta salad, peaches or apple juice
Mr. and Mrs. Randall M. Kennedy Jr. of Woodstock have announced the engagement of their daughter, Francie L. Kennedy to Daniel J. Martonik, son of Mrs. Maryanne R. Martonik and the late John F. Martonik of Annandale.
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The selection of princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVII for the 2014 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been announced by festival officials. The princesses include Selah Patricia Applin, Caitlin Grace Bunker, Hannah Rose Clinedinst, Savannah Caldwell Dillender, Aysha Malik and Alisianna Dawn Swisher.
Kennedy Whetzel of Woodstock has been named a new junior member of the American Angus Association, according to a press release from Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.
On Nov. 30, 2013, the Rev. Louie and Joan Beedle Shafer of Mount Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were wed in 1963 at Stony Creek Church of the Brethren in Basye, where Louie Shafer is now the pastor.
DuPont Community Credit Union has announced that for the 19th year it will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the 19 high schools in the DCCU service area. Included are Shenandoah County Public Schools and Harrisonburg City Public Schools.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has announced that 19 young women will compete at the In Town and Out of Town Miss Honorary Fire and Rescue Chief Pageant scheduled for 7 p.m. March 8 at Daniel Morgan Middle School in Winchester.
Tim and Kim Nicewarner of Rippon, W.Va., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany A. Nicewarner, to Michael L. Lang, son of Donald and Mandy Lang of Stephens City.
Monday: Toasted ham and cheese sandwich (or, for grades 6-12, tuna salad sandwich), vegetable soup with crackers, sweet potato fries, peaches or an apple
Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries in Toms Brook has announced it recently received a $5,000 "Lutheran Community Matthew 25: Neighbors in Need" grant from the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation. The funds will be used to support the organization's Luke's Backpack program.
The Shenandoah Community Foundation has announced it had a good year in 2013 when its assets grew to almost $2.5 million, a record of the foundation. It did this while giving $190,000 in scholarships and grants, another foundation record.
The Rotary Club of Woodstock has announced it celebrated its 89th anniversary in February with a special anniversary lunch at which two annual awards were presented.
Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal has announced that the Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets earned an overall unit assessment score of "Exceeds Standards" -- the highest rating attainable during their rated unit evaluation on Oct. 29, 2013.
Brittney Nicole Middleton and Gregory Allen Smith, Jr. were married Nov. 23, 2013, at Toms Brook United Methodist Church.
Sheriff Tim Carter and Bruce Berger turn pancakes during the Kiwanis Club of Strasburg pancake breakfast recently. The club has reported record sales with all money collected and will use it community service projects in the Strasburg area. For more information, call Doug Butler at 540-667-0356.
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation is hosting a slew of events this year to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Civil War activity in the valley.
The following students at Stonewall Jackson High School have been added to the honor roll for the third six weeks of school:
The following eighth graders have been added to the all A honor roll at Robert E. Aylor Middle School for the second marking period: Grant Adams, Emily Auvil, Nicole Berger, Sydney Buhl, Mallory Bullock, Layne Burdick, Lauren Conner, Abigail Grant, Robert Grossman, Wasiq Kabir, Camryn Madagan, Karter Ohlson, Carlos Rodriguez, Alexis Shockey, Jalista Velasco and Mikayla Williams. The following eighth graders have been added to the A/B honor roll at Robert E. Aylor Middle School for the second marking period: Alison Aldrich, Tucker Anderson, Aaron Arnold, Erich Artis, Austin Askew, Jacob Baggett, Matthew Basham, Stuart Baumgardner, Donzailya Berg, Samuel Beringer, Sarah Blaney, Renzo Blasutto, Anna Bly, Kevin Bravo, Alaina Brewster, Kyle Brown, Samuel Brown, Christian Burns, Monae Cain, Rashawna Carter, Samantha Childress, Dakota Citro, Bailey Cooper, Zachary Copeland, Madeline Crosby, Seth Curtis, Zuri Dante, Christopher Danzo, Timothy Dean, Skylar DeGroot, Brittany Driver, McKenna Eshelman, Andrew Fisher, James Fleming, Garrett Garman, Amber Garrett, Emma Gill, Bryce Golden, Andrew Gray, David Gutierrez-Leal, Kevin Guzman, Valeria Guzman, Kasey Hard, Olivia Harrison, Cristyn Helmick, Faith Helsley, Hannah Helsley, Maryellen Henson, Jonathan Hernandez, Alyssa Holland, Clair Howard, James Hughes, Marah Humphreys, Zackery Kales, Breanna Keefer, Kaitlyn Kenney, Cody Klein, Kira Kline, Holly Koller, Rohini Kumar,...
Monday: A breaded chicken patty on a whole wheat bun, a vegetable cup, green beans, peaches or apple juice. For grades six to 12, also a hot dog in a wheat bun. Tuesday: Cheese pizza, sweet potato fries, Romaine lettuce, applesauce or grapes. For grades six to 12, also a toasted cheese sandwich. Wednesday: Hamburger on a wheat bun with lettuce and tomato, oven fries, peas, diced pears or apple wedges. For grades six to 12, also a chicken patty on a wheat bun. Thursday: A beef taco with meat sauce, lettuce, tomato and cheese, black beans, corn, peaches or mixed fruit and a cinnamon roll. For grades six to 12, also a toasted cheese sandwich. Friday: Corn dog nuggets, broccoli, a vegetable cup, orange juice or a kiwi. For grades six to 12, also Salisbury steak with a wheat roll....
The following students at Strasburg High School were added to the honor roll for the third quarter:
The Shenandoah Education Foundation has announced the appointment of its first ever executive director, Cynthia D. "Cyndy" Walsh. She will help the board increase recognition of the foundation through traditional and grassroots marketing efforts and help the board with fundraising efforts, marketing campaigns and administrative duties.
Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal recently participated in the fourth annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Summit at Foxcroft School in Middleburg.
Chelsea Academy announced that on Feb. 12, its students who participated in the Blue Ridge Regional Math Counts test won third place, the best showing for a Chelsea team in its five years in the national math competition.
The Shenandoah County Historical Society has announced it will hold its annual meeting and banquet at the historic Edinburg Mill on May 13. Award nominations are due by April 1.
Blair Elizabeth Adams, Sydney Janae Barr, Lauren Jessica Beasley, Molly Catherine Farinholt and Veronica Mae Hamme have been chosen as princesses to serve the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVII in the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in May.
Signal Knob Middle School has announced the following students have been added to the honor roll for the third six weeks of school:
Lord Fairfax Community College has announced it added Hannah R. Clinedinst of Strasburg to its dean's list for the fall semester. Clinedinst, a sophomore general studies major, is the daughter of Sheila and Gary Clinedinst of Strasburg....
Lord Fairfax Community College has announced it added Donald A. Kibler of Strasburg to its president's list for the fall semester. Kibler, a sophomore general studies major, is the son of Donald Kibler of Strasburg and Cynthia Greer of Luray....
The following students were added to the honor roll for the third six weeks of school at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg:
The College of William & Mary recently named Leanna Eisenman from Front Royal, Rachel Greenfield from Middletown and Sarah Stubbs from Stephens City to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.
Radford University has announced that Chad Michael Phillips of Timberville was been named to the fall semester dean's list.
Annette Whitley, left, and Treasurer Phil Loving of the Kiwanis Club of Strasburg sort food items donated by club members for the Compassion Cupboard, located at 528 Burgess St., in Strasburg. The cupboard, which distributes to those in need, opens the third Tuesday of each month. The Kiwanis Club schedules donation of food items from each each of their two meeting a month. For more information, call 540-667-0356.
Radford University has announced it added the following students from Berryville and Front Royal to the deans list for the fall semester:
Radford University has announced it has added Madison E. Lewis of Cross Junction and Brandon Tusing of Maurertown to its dean's list for the fall semester: Lewis is a sophomore interdisciplinary studies major. Tusing, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Tusing, is a sophomore exercise, sport and health education major....
Tyler Pattie, son of Aaron and Donna Pattie of Woodstock, has been named to the dean's list at Virginia Tech for the fall semester. He is a 2012 graduate of Central High School....
Teen actors attended classes through Winchester Little Theatre last month. Pictured at Handley Library are, from back row left, Anthony Rezabek, Catherine O'Keeffe, Biz O'Keeffe, Kennedy Eagle, Jon Miles, Joseph Graves and Stephen Walker; and, from front row left, are Zoe Thomas, Sadie Bell and Samantha Darrell. Courtesy photo
The Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury has announced that resident George Burgess collaborated with Maryland artist Catherine Kapikian on her latest design, which she recently installed at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Washington D.C.
Mr. and Mrs. James Frazier are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Marie, to Jordan Highland.
Weldon and Kelley Funkhouser of Edinburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Elizabeth Funkhouser, to Jeff Anway, son of Al and Vickie Anway of Roanoke.
Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal has announced eighth grader Ryan Latham of Amissville won the school level competition of the National Geographic Bee, with Gabe Dubin of Front Royal coming in close second following a series of tie-breakers to determine a winner.
Wakefield Country Day School in Huntly has announced its students recently presented the Broadway Junior production of the musical "Fiddler on the Roof." The production was a fundraising activity for students' upcoming trip to England, part of the WCDS curriculum that culminates the study of its British history unit, a school tradition.
Mr. Lester Pepperman and Ms. Debbie Pepperman of Edinburg have announced te engagement of their daughter Laurel Dawn Pepperman to Robert Dillon Joseph Morrison, son of Ms. Norma Morrison of Mount Jackson and the late James E. Morrison Sr. A May 31, 2014 wedding is planned....