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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.

In recent years, the use of e-cigarettes has surged among teens and young adults across the country and in Virginia, drawing concern from public health experts that increases in e-cigarette use could be offsetting longstanding progress in decreasing cigarette use among teens.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board received the long-awaited results of a compensation and benefits study during its meeting on Wednesday night.

A virtual exchange program at Lord Fairfax Community College hosted a visit Monday from the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs.

The Ashby Lee Elementary School principal who was found not guilty of assault and battery on Thursday is again receiving pay from the school division.

Local teachers joined in the statewide march on Richmond Monday to demand for funding for education from the General Assembly.

WOODSTOCK - W.W. Robinson Elementary school hosted STEM night on Thursday evening to allow parents to see what their children are doing in class.

QUICKSBURG – Books, baseball and breakfast drew close to 200 people to Ashby-Lee Elementary School on Saturday.

WOODSTOCK – Science was on full display at W.W. Robinson Elementary School on Thursday during its science fair.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office is seeing an increase in the number of reported assaults on school property so far this school year, as well as more assaults on teachers than in previous years.

As students in Warren County returned to school after the holidays, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported there had been 11 reported assaults on school grounds, including buses and bus stops, during the first half of the 2018-2019 school year.

A local advocacy group whose purpose is to maintain and improve the quality of education in the Shenandoah County Public Schools has weighed in on next year’s school budget.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board discussed the possibility of pay bumps for staff members in the district and the declining student population during a work session on Wednesday evening.

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

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.

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.