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FRONT ROYAL – Never use the word “just” to describe any part of your life, featured speaker Olivia Henderson told fellow graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony for Lord Fairfax Community College.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members Thursday evening unanimously approved the renewal of schools Superintendent Mark Johnston’s contract for another four years.


WINCHESTER – Students from Mountain Laurel Montessori School in Front Royal have installed a wishing tree at the Valley Health Cancer Center at Winchester Medical Center.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board approved the division’s fiscal year 2020 operating budget during a special meeting on Wednesday.

The first-ever Triplett Tech Signing Day on Wednesday saw 21 of its students signing agreements for employment in their field or continuing their education.

With the Warren County Board of Supervisors vote on the 2020 fiscal budget imminent, Warren County Education Association President Kim Okland has published a letter asking the Board of Supervisors to adopt the 2020 budget as it is.

Education Week, an independent news publication, has interviewed a Shenandoah County public school teacher as one of four teachers discussing the use of technology to transform classroom learning.


Strasburg High School music teacher Joel Ross is a real-life example to his students who may be thinking of musical theater or writing as a career.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County School Board Vice Chairman Doug Rosen announced Wednesday that he would not seek re-election for his seat.

MOUNT JACKSON — Students in the agro-ecology class at Massanutten Regional Governor’s School are researching grazing practices for the best health of a farmer’s field and the farmer’s bank account.

Lord Fairfax Community College recently announced its adult education program has been ranked in the Top 25 percent of such programs statewide by the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education.


MIDDLETOWN - A year into her role as president of Lord Fairfax Community College, Kim Blosser was inaugurated Friday as the school's fifth president.

NEW MARKET – Town Council members have agreed to administer a grant that will provide funding for 4-year-olds to attend a new daycare center.

Triplett Tech SkillsUSA students recently participated in the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference, which was held on April 12-13 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County supervisors on Tuesday passed an ordinance adopting the proposed tax rates and budget for the fiscal year 2020, which begins on July 1.

FRONT ROYAL -– The Warren County School Board has passed a resolution that approves a ground lease with the Economic Development Authority to allow financing of several county projects during a special meeting on Tuesday.

STRASBURG – Area students showed off their skills with natural resources during the Virginia Envirothon competition Wednesday at the town park.

WOODSTOCK — More than a dozen educators, parents and citizens came out Thursday to express support for the Board of Supervisors’ proposed county budget and urged them to fully fund the county schools budget.

WOODSTOCK – County supervisors approved two budget carryovers for Shenandoah County Public Schools on Thursday evening during their regular meeting.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Drescher and School Board member Donna McEathron, both of whom have ties to defendants in a $17 million lawsuit filed by the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority, did not attend a closed executive session held…

MOUNT JACKSON – Bowman Andros on Thursday allowed third-grade students and teachers from W.W. Robinson Elementary School into the plant to learn about what the company does.

QUICKSBURG – Kids at Ashby Lee Elementary School put their creativity and intelligence on display at the first ever Maker Faire on Friday night.

STRASBURG – Local job-seekers visited Strasburg High School in droves Thursday for a college and career fair that turned into a job fair later that evening.

STRASBURG – Seventeen high school seniors with dreams of business and higher education spent Wednesday morning at First Bank in Strasburg, learning about finance and preparing for a scholarship essay.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday unanimously approved a $70,256,789 operating budget for fiscal year 2020.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board moved to approve the proposed budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year during their meeting on Wednesday.

A Chinese delegation of 28 school administrators and teachers toured Shenandoah County Public Schools on Wednesday.

FRONT ROYAL – Among items discussed at a Warren County School Board work session this week were the 2020 fiscal year budget and the renovations of A.S. Rhodes Elementary School.

MOUNT JACKSON – Dozens of high school juniors and seniors crowded into the Triplett Tech cafeteria Thursday morning to hear from professionals spanning the broad conservation network in Virginia.

WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Public School Board has approved an agreement to allow Triplett Tech students to build homes with Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity.

WOODSTOCK — School and School Board officials heard remarks about the proposed fiscal year 2020 budget at Thursday night’s public hearing.

WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston presented a $69.7 million proposed operating budget Tuesday evening to School Board members.

FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County School Board continued to discuss the findings of the compensation and benefits study during a special work session on Wednesday.

EDINBURG — With booming programs and thousands of visitors, leaders of the Shenandoah County Library are asking the county for $3 million to meet demand.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County students have a new way of spreading positive thoughts and attitudes in their schools through a program called Project Positive, which was started by Tina Culbreath, co-founder of the I'm Just Me Movement.