WOODSTOCK - The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors and the Shenandoah County Board of Education held a joint meeting Tuesday night to continue the ongoing discussion of the school division's long-term facilities plan.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board awarded a consulting services contract to Real Synergy LLC for the school division’s superintendent search during a work session on Wednesday.

WOODSTOCK – Superintendent Mark Johnston presented his proposed five-year Capital Improvements Project forecast through 2025 at  Thursday's Shenandoah County School Board meeting.

MIDDLETOWN – The computer science program at Lord Fairfax Community College is hosting “Tech Bytes” — a new series of presentations by industry professionals connected to technology.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board recognized retiring Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Drescher and board members Donna McEathron and Doug Rosen during its regular meeting on Wednesday.

The Virginia School Boards Association awarded the Shenandoah County Public Schools Division a Gold Certification in the association’s 2019 Green Schools Challenge.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday approved the calendar for its work on the 2021 fiscal year budget.

MOUNT JACKSON – Administrators from four area school divisions and representatives of state and national lawmakers gathered at Triplett Tech on Wednesday to discuss four issues of importance to the schools.

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of question and answer articles about local candidates running for office. The Northern Virginia Daily asked candidates three questions. The unedited responses are below.

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of question and answer articles about local candidates running for office. The Northern Virginia Daily asked candidates three questions. The unedited responses are below.

Shenandoah County Public Schools on Monday will break ground to begin the installation of a solar energy system at the building that houses Triplett Tech and the Massanutten Governor’s School.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Melody Sheppard was named the interim superintendent during the Warren County School Board work session on Wednesday. 

The Virginia Department of Education recently reported that Shenandoah County Public Schools has a 95.2% graduation rate, which is down slightly from 96.9% from the prior year but higher than the state average of 91.5%.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members have unanimously approved a resolution in support of the countywide meals tax referendum on Nov 5, and are urging voters to approve it.

Warren County Public Schools saw an overall increase in its on-time graduation rate, according to the Virginia Department of Education.

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FRONT ROYAL — Warren County parents met in front of Skyline Middle School on Wednesday morning to protest bullying.

FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County School Board announced Wednesday that Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Drescher has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Two Warren County schools, E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School and Skyline High School, have been “accredited with conditions” for the 2019-2020 school year while seven other county schools are fully accredited, the Virginia Department of Education announced this week

The Virginia Department of Education released an accreditation report this week that shows eight Shenandoah County Public Schools fully accredited for the 2019-2020 school year while one was accredited with conditions.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board met for a special closed meeting Wednesday to discuss the evaluation of Superintendent Greg Drescher.

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STRASBURG – Sandy Hook Elementary School is the second Shenandoah County elementary school to install a Buddy Bench to help fight loneliness and bullying.

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FRONT ROYAL -- First lady of Virginia Pamela Northam paid a visit to E. Wilson Morrison and Ressie Jeffries elementary schools on Thursday.

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.