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WOODSTOCK – Public comments were heard at Tuesday night’s Shenandoah County School Board meeting on the next school year’s propopsed budget.

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MIDDLETOWN — Lord Fairfax Community College has opened a sensory room for students with autism, or other sensory conditions, so that they have a place to retreat when a break from the world is needed.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board kicked off business in 2019 by approving a few items to help local schools and their students.

WOODSTOCK – Students at W.W. Robinson Elementary school donated more than 1,000 pounds of cat and dog food and cat litter on Friday to Furry Friends Animal Rescue.

The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday approved various personnel actions that included putting a principal on leave without pay.

Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday announced in a statement from his office that his upcoming proposed budget will include $268.7 million in new money for Virginia’s K-12 education system.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office reports there has been a slight increase in the number of reported assaults over the last few years in the county's schools, though there have been more assaults on teachers this school year than in previous years.

Virginia State Police have charged a Winchester man with last week’s crash that involved a Shenandoah County school bus that had children onboard.

QUICKSBURG — Gov. Ralph Northam is celebrating Computer Science Education Week in Virginia’s schools, which included a visit to North Fork Middle School on Tuesday.

STRASBURG – Chocolate milk does not come from brown cows, and only female cows can produce milk.

STRASBURG – The Lions Quest program is new, just starting in August, but it is already showing benefits at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Kyan Pfister, 14, a Strasburg High School FFA student, backs up as he gives Sandy Hook Elementary School second-grader Gigi Mullins, 7, a rod and reel casting lesson during a Nature Trails visit to the school on Thursday. Rich Cooley/DailySandy Hook Elementary School second-grader Llain Gonz…

Sierra Miller, 15, a sophomore at Central High School, textures a sample of topsoil during the State FFA Soil Judging Contest held Tuesday at Woodbine Farm Market near Strasburg. Rich Cooley/DailyA group of high school students stand in silhouette against rising fog on this hillside at Woodb…

MOUNT JACKSON – Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston unveiled the system’s new priorities for its long-term facilities planning at a joint meeting Tuesday of the School Board and Board of Supervisors.

Triplett Tech automotive tech training students Levi Miller, 17, left, of Strasburg, and Josh Gerhardt, 16, right, of Fort Valley, inspect the air filter on this truck donated recently by Bill Holtzman, president of Holtzman Oil Corp. in Mount Jackson. Rich Cooley/DailyBryson Mitchell, 16, o…

Atif Qarni, Virginia secretary of education, gets instructions for making an intramuscular injection from Rebecca Wells, a Shenandoah University nursing student, during the fourth annual World of Works career fair held Wednesday at the Body Renew Fitness and Family Sports Center in Wincheste…

The principal of Ashby Lee Elementary School and a former Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputy have been charged within the last week with misdemeanors after separate incidents involving the same elementary school student.

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County Public Schools Board members voted unanimously during their work session on Wednesday to raise the rate they pay bus drivers during field trips after struggling to find enough drivers.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston revealed the division’s proposed school calendars for the next three years during Thursday evening’s School Board meeting. The calendars do not call for schools to be closed for the entire week of the county fair as th…

Shannon Saville, 35, of Berryville, makes Lactaid boxes for Costco and Sam’s Club at the NW Works facility in Winchester on Friday. Saville is one of several participants enrolled in a new seven-week manufacturing technology program. Rich Cooley/DailyNichole Tichy, left, director of developm…

FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County School Board unanimously approved the purchase of a new chiller for Leslie Fox Keyser Elementary School’s air conditioning system  during its meeting on Wednesday.

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County Public Schools is moving toward renovating A.S. Rhodes Elementary School after School Board members informally agreed to have the district request bids from architectural firms for the project.

Retired Lord Fairfax Community College president Cheryl Thompson-Stacy says she believes in the school, and that’s why she recently donated $100,000 to it.

Pamela Northam, the first lady of Virginia, reads “Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?” to the pre-K class at Central High School on Tuesday as part of her “Back to School” tour. Rich Cooley/DailyPamela Northam sits beside Braden Pangle, left, and Jayson Stevens, right, both 4, during her…

Winchester resident Ed Breeden had worked 23 years as a general laborer at Zuckerman Company Inc., a metal recycling plant when owners announced they were closing.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office has filed charges against six students involved in two separate brawls at Strasburg High School during the first week of the school year.