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Lord Fairfax Community College has entered into a transfer agreement with Radford University that allows local students pursuing a career in chemistry to transfer without losing credits.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board was updated Wednesday on the repair of the tennis courts at Warren County and Skyline high schools.

Shenandoah County Public Schools anticipate that for the second year in a row, all of its schools will be fully accredited based on Standards of Learning scores released Tuesday by the state.

The Virginia Department of Education released the results of the 2018-2019 Standard of Learning tests on Tuesday and the results look good for Warren County Public Schools.


FRONT ROYAL – Monday was the first day of school for Warren County Public Schools students, and it was also the first day on the job for a new kindergarten teacher.

FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County School Board was provided an update on the renovations on A.S. Rhodes Elementary School during a special work session on Wednesday.


STRASBURG – Shenandoah County Public Schools held open houses Thursday evening to greet new students before the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, which starts Monday.

Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Drescher said he and the rest of the school division staff are excited about the coming school year.

Shenandoah County school teachers — both experienced and those just starting their career — are already back in their classrooms, preparing to welcome students to a new school year that begins on Monday.

Warren County Public Schools will see a dime price increase for lunches at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

Lunches in Shenandoah County Public Schools will cost 10 cents more per meal for students and adults this school year.

Shenandoah County Public School administrators recently announced a vendor they once used had a data breach that compromised some student and administrator data.

The Shenandoah County School Board on Wednesday approved the appointment of Lori Swortzel as principal of Central High School.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Public Schools are moving forward with installing a solar energy system at the building that houses Triplett Tech/ Massanutten Governor's schools in Mount Jackson.

Central High School Principal Melissa Hensley has left the Shenandoah County Public Schools after being named principal of Harrisonburg High School.

Strasburg FFA was recently named the No. 1 FFA chapter in the state during the 93rd State FFA Convention at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.


FRONT ROYAL – Warren County has given students a chance to expand their minds during summer vacation with the MORE (My Opportunity for Reinforcement and Enrichment) program at Skyline Middle School.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Drescher updated the School Board on the delay in renovations at A.S. Rhodes Elementary School during a meeting on Wednesday.

Shenandoah County Public Schools are considering an option to fill seats in under-enrolled Triplett Tech classes by making them available to students who are in home education or private school.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board voted Wednesday to approve a decrease in employee health insurance rates and an increase in school lunch prices.

Edinburg resident Martin Helsley has announced he is running for the District 2 seat on the Shenandoah County School Board.


When Jenna Patel accepts her diploma today at Stonewall Jackson High School, it will be for her as well as for her family in their pursuit of the American dream.

Five of the county’s six supervisors passed this school year with flying colors according to recent grades from the Parents’ Alliance for Strong Schools.


Debra Dillman, 18, will be one of 142 graduation candidates to accept a diploma during Strasburg High School’s commencement excercises on Friday.

A small, diverse and leadership-focused class of 18 will be graduating Saturday from the Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock.


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.