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James "Jimmy" Henry Merriner, Jr.  The Winchester Star

James “Jimmy” Henry Merriner, Jr., 84, of Winchester died Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born April 24, 1935 in ...



Mary Rogers Jenkins  The Winchester Star

Mary R. Jenkins, 91, daughter of the late Eva and Maynard Rogers, died on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center. Mary was a resident of Hilltop ...



Jane Porterfield Myers Craig  The Winchester Star

Jane Porterfield Myers Craig. Jane Porterfield Myers Craig, age 94, passed away peacefully at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, NC on October 27, 2018.



Handley High School Class of 1958 reunion  The Winchester Star

The John Handley High School Class of 1958 recently held its 60th reunion at the George Washington Hotel.



Former school board member starts online petition seeking reinstatement of valedictorian, salutatorian honors at Handley  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — As of Wednesday afternoon, 850 people had signed an online petition asking the Winchester School Board to rescind its decision eliminating ...



Winchester School Board votes to eliminate valedictorian, salutatorian honors at Handley  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Starting with the Class of 2022, Handley High School will no longer have a valedictorian or salutatorian.



Residents push for elected school board after an alleged second sexual assault occurs  WDVM 25

After an alleged sexual assault occurred at John Handley High School last week, community members spoke out at the Winchester City council meeting urging ...



Students explore options at Handley counseling event  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Future and current John Handley High School students attended a counseling event Thursday night to explore the best ways to be successful ...



Handley U.S. history classroom dedicated to late Del. Jim Scott, an alumnus  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — In honor of the late Del. Jim Scott, D-Falls Church, John Handley High School announced on Wednesday the dedication of a U.S. history ...



Handley finance educator gets award he can take to the bank  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — In the middle of leading a classroom conversation about relieving debt, Handley High School business teacher Carl Rush was pleasantly ...



Student accuses Va. school district of not helping enough after alleged sexual assault  WJLA

WINCHESTER, Va. (ABC7) — A Virginia student confronted her school board Monday evening about allegations the school district did not help enough after a ...



U.S. Department of Education opens investigation into Winchester Public Schools  WDVM 25

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has opened their investigation into Winchester Public Schools and the handling of their Title IX ...



Family appeals schools' 2nd ruling in complaint  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — At the center of a storm generated by a pair of Title IX complaints against Winchester Public Schools is a 15-year-old girl named Francesca ...



Teen says Virginia school failed to keep her safe from alleged attacker  The Washington Post

The 14-year-old girl walked the halls of her high school, fearing she would turn a corner and encounter the boy who allegedly pinned her to the ground in a park ...



Private Endowment, Public School -- the Legacy of Handley  WMRA Public Radio

John Handley High School in Winchester just graduated its latest class on Saturday. Nearly 100 years ago, the city used $1.6 million in private money to.



Handley Class of 2018 graduates  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — During Handley High School's commencement ceremony Saturday morning, Winchester Public Schools Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum ...



Colleen Ryan "Connie" White | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Colleen Ryan “Connie” White, 88, of Winchester, died Monday, March 18, 2019. Mrs. White was born January 9, 1931 in Winchester; the daughter of the late ...



Seniors dance away afternoon at their own prom  The Winchester Star

STEPHENS CITY — Roger Ernst, 74, and Sue Linton, 72, both of Winchester, remember going to their senior prom together in Michigan more than 50 years ago.



Justin Funkhouser  The Winchester Star

Justin Funkhouser, 33, of Clarke County, Virginia passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Winchester Medical Center. Justin was born in 1985 in Winchester, ...



Magazine calls Handley state's most beautiful public high school  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Anyone familiar with Winchester knows about the awe-inspiring Handley High School. Now, the city's only high school is getting national ...



School counselors outnumbered as they struggle to help students with mental health issues  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — “Sad” and “frustrating” are words some local school counselors use when they talk about the obstacles they face as more students seek ...



Patsy Ann Lowe  The Winchester Star

Patsy Ann Lowe. Patsy Ann Lowe, 55, of Keyser, WV, formerly of Winchester, VA, died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at her residence. Born on October 8, 1963 at ...



David Alexander Dixon  The Winchester Star

David Alexander Dixon, 68, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019, due to heart failure.



How well do you know The Bloom?  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The Bloom has officially begun. Ten days worth of 40-plus events, from the Bloomin' Wine Fest to the Weekend in the Park and everything in ...



Tina Lynn Crabill  The Winchester Star

Tina Lynn Crabill, 55, of Winchester, Virginia passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at her home. Tina was born in 1964 in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter ...



Sandra Diane "Sandy" (Fries) Miller | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Sandra Diane “Sandy” (Fries) Miller. Sandra Diane “Sandy” Fries Miller, 76, of Winchester, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Winchester ...



Michael David Zombro | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Michael David Zombro, 52, of New York, formerly of Winchester, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019. He was born December 19, 1966 in Martinsburg, WV; ...



Six more princesses named to Queen's Court  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The selection of princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII for the 2019 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been ...



'It's Like a High School Girl Fight': Talking Politics With Students After Election Day  Education Week

Are all politics local? The adage fits here in Michael Siraguse's two AP Government classes, where students are peppering their teacher with post-midterm ...



Innovation Center gets $500000 state grant  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Winchester Public Schools has been awarded an approximately $500000 state grant to put toward the creation of a Career and Technical ...



Joyce Ann Rippeon Cain  The Winchester Star

Joyce Ann Rippeon Cain. Joyce Ann Rippeon Cain, 71, of Stephens City, Virginia, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Winchester Medical Center.



Princesses Announced for Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The selection of Princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII for the 2019 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been ...



Dr. William "Bill" Shendow | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Dr. William “Bill” Shendow, 77, of Winchester, VA, went home to be with his Lord, October 19, 2018 at Winchester Medical Center.



Charles Robert Hess “Bucky/Charlie”  The Winchester Star

Charles Robert Hess, 86, of Winchester, Virginia passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center. Mr. Hess was born in ...



Jared Thomas Spears  The Winchester Star

Jared Thomas Spears, 28, passed away unexpectedly due to a car accident on March 6, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina.



Helsley enters race for city court clerk  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Tara Helsley, who works as an administrative assistant in the office of the city Commonwealth's Attorney, has announced her campaign to run ...



Noah Alexander Laws, Sr.  The Winchester Star

Noah Alexander Laws, Sr., of Winchester, Virginia departed this life on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Virginia.



Leslie "Gay" Anderson Henkel | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Leslie “Gay” Anderson Henkel. Gay Anderson Henkel passed away on December 13, 2018 at Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury in Winchester, ...



Local high school walk-outs protest Kavanaugh, sexual violence  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Two student walkouts were held simultaneously at John Handley High School and Sherando High School on Thursday to protest the U.S. ...



Festival announces princesses to Queen's Court  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The selection of Princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII for the 2019 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been ...



Handley Hunter Maddex Hall of Fame to induct 13 members  The Winchester Star

Editor's note: The date of the Hall of Fame ceremony is Saturday, not Friday as originally reported.



School library gets new name honoring former teacher  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Frederick Douglass Elementary School on Thursday announced the dedication of the school's library to former teacher Shelby Comstock and ...



Joyce Rebecca Saville Braithwaite  The Winchester Star

Joyce Rebecca Saville Braithwaite. Joyce Rebecca Saville Braithwaite, 72, of Frederick County, Virginia passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, ...



Theresa Sales  The Winchester Star

Theresa Sales. If you are reading this then I have lost my life to ALS. It is a horrible disease for which there is no cure. I would like to say I was courageous, but ...



Robert Eugene Amick, Sr. "Bob"  The Winchester Star

Robert Eugene Amick, Sr. “Bob”. Robert Eugene “Bob” Amick, Sr., 79, of Frederick County, Virginia passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, at his home ...



BREAKING NEWS: 2017 Handley graduate killed in crash on U.S. 11 near Middletown  The Winchester Star

MIDDLETOWN — An 18-year-old who graduated in May from John Handley High School in Winchester was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on ...



Teen says school failed to protect her from boy accused of sexually assaulting her  New York Post

A 14-year-old girl from Virginia claims her high school failed to prevent unwanted encounters between the teen and a boy who was arrested for sexually...



Festival announces selection of princesses to Queen's Court  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The selection of Princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII for the 2019 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been ...



Margaret Louise "Nook" Barb | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Margaret Louise "Nook" Barb, 53, of Martinsburg, WV passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Hospice of the Panhandle In Patient Care Center.



Robin BeJay Lovett Gutierrez  The Winchester Star

Robin BeJay Lovett Gutierrez, 62, of Ingram, TX, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 in Kerrville, TX. She was born in Winchester, VA, to BeJay and ...



Students craft CO2 cars for race  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — About 65 John Handley High School students are preparing for a carbon-dioxide car race that is set to take place this Wednesday.



Dennis Ray "Denny" Hinkle | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Dennis Ray “Denny” Hinkle, 74, of Winchester, VA passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at Winchester Medical Center. Denny was born in Riverside, ...



Students explore STEM with a fairy tale theme  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The first thing most children and their families saw when they walked into John Kerr Elementary School's gym on Tuesday night were flying ...



Handley High students to pay for parking  WHAG - www.localdvm.com

High school students in Winchester who drive to school will see a new parking fee this year.



LaRock outlines 2019 legislative priorities  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Taxes, school choice and rural broadband are among Del. Dave LaRock's legislative priorities ahead of the 2019 General Assembly session, ...



City school system welcomes new and returning staff at convocation  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The start of the school year is officially here in the city as Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum welcomed new and returning staff at ...



High named Princess in Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII  Martinsburg Journal

WINCHESTER — The selection of Princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII for the 2019 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been ...



Dukes add wide receiver commit, JMU linebacker dismissed from program  WHSV

The James Madison football team added a commitment in recruiting Tuesday night while a current JMU linebacker was dismissed from the program.



Apple Blossom Festival announces selection of Little Maids  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Five girls have been selected to serve as Little Maids in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival ...



Community News: May 18 | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com  Northern Virginia Daily

Shower. A card shower is planned for Evine Erickson, who will celebrate her 80th birthday Thursday. Cards may be sent to 6047 Panhandle Road, Front Royal, ...



How well do you know Winchester? | Lifestyles  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Every Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. at the Moose Club, a group of about 20 Handley and James Wood alumni from the 1950s and 1960s ...



Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 30 Virginia High School Seniors  Yahoo Finance

Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Achievements Both In and Out of the Classroom RICHMOND, Va. , May 16, 2019 ...



Winchester teen demands action in Title IX case  WHAG - www.localdvm.com

Following a sexual assault and abduction case last summer, a Virginia family says that Winchester Public Schools are violating their child's Title IX rights by ...



Winchester school board denies Title IX appeal in sexual assault case  WHAG - www.localdvm.com

The City of Winchester School Board made their final decision on the Title IX appeal in an on-going sexual assault case.



JMU signs five on National Signing Day to complete 2019 class  WHSV

James Madison Head Coach Curt Cignetti announced the signing of five future football student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday for National ...



Teen catches error in Boston museum's 34-year-old math exhibit  Press Herald

Sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld stands in front of John Handley High School in Winchester, Va. Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star via AP. BOSTON — A 15-year-old ...



Local teen vaping on rise as issue declared national epidemic  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently announced that teenage use of battery-powered electronic cigarettes has ...



Educator: In Finland, I realized how 'mean-spirited’ the U.S. education system really is  Washington Post

If you have paid any attention to the education debate in this country during the past dozen years or so, you've heard that students in Finland score at or near the ...



Loudoun Valley sweeps Dulles track team titles; Champe boys, Stone Bridge girls claim Potomac crowns  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The Loudoun Valley Vikings placed first in both the boys' and girls' team standings at the Dulles District track and field championships, while John Champe's ...



Principal of T.C. Williams retires after working to transform high school  Washington Post

When Suzanne Maxey walks the halls of T.C. Williams High School, the click-click-click of her heels announces her presence even amid the cacophony of ...



T.C.Williams High School principal Jesse Dingle to resign  Alexandria Times

By Chris Teale (File photo) T.C. Williams High School principal Jesse Dingle announced late Friday he will resign at the end of the school year, less than.



College notebook: Muzzy's first ACC season going swimmingly  Roanoke Times

Cave Spring graduate Emma Muzzy, a four-time All-Timesland swimmer in high school, has created some impressive ripples in her first season at North ...



St. Stephens & St. Agnes Senior Wins Comcast Scholarship  Port City Wire

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School Senior Jasmine Vargas was one of 30 Virginia High School Seniors who won $2500 Comcast NBC Universal college ...



5 princesses selected for Queen's Court | Lifestyles  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The selection of Princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCI for the 2018 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been ...



Did this teen spot an error in a 34-year-old math exhibit at a Boston museum? Not exactly, but he's enjoying the ride.  Washington Post

Virginia teen spotted a discrepancy in a decades-old math exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. It turns out that both he and the museum were right.



Copley to serve as interim coach for Heritage football  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Assistant coach Kevin Copley will serve as interim head coach of Heritage High School's varsity football team for the 2018 season after Reed Prosser stepped ...



T.C. Williams High School regains full state accreditation after turnaround  Washington Post

T.C. Williams, Virginia's largest high school, will regain its full accreditation from the state this year after boosting its math scores. The Alexandria City school, ...



How walk-on punter Aidan Marshall wound up at Auburn  AL.com

Aidan Marshall was set on going to Auburn, where his parents went to school and where his older brother, Nick, is a student.



16 to compete in Honorary Fire Chief pageant | Lifestyles  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Sixteen young women will complete in the In Town and Out of Town Miss Honorary Fire and Rescue Chief Pageant, presented by Keplinger ...



The Most Beautiful Public High School in Every State in America  Architectural Digest

For most students, summer has ended and schools across America are back in session (to the delight of some, to the chagrin of others). So what better time to ...



Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $83,000 In Scholarships To 74 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $83,000 in scholarships for the ...



22-Year Veteran of Virginia House, Del. Jim Scott Dies  Falls Church News Press

DEL. JIM SCOTT (far right) is shown in this photo from the late 1990s taken at the Eden Center in Falls Church that included (left to right) F.C. Democratic ...



Eagle Scouts honor local businessman receives award  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Local businessman and Eagle Scout J.J. Smith was bestowed a special honor Thursday night at the 2017 Friends of Scouting Dinner at The ...



Virginia Tech Basketball: Hokies make great new hire in Mike Young  Busting Brackets

Virginia Tech basketball has found a new head coach in Mike Young. Here's a look at the impact of the hire going forward.



Girls on the Run boosts health, image | Winchester  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The sounds of cheers and words of encouragement filled Jim Barnett Park with energy as more than 400 people gave it their all to reach the ...



Caroline Nance, Joseph Wingenbach - Weddings  New York Times

Caroline Cover Nance, a daughter of Elizabeth Kern Nance and Charles H. Nance of Richmond, Va., is to be married Sunday to Joseph Richard Wingenbach, ...



Miller nominated for dealer of the year  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — John Miller grew up on a used car lot in Winchester, Virginia, and at 72 years old, he still is selling cars.



Elizabeth L. Thompson | Obituaries | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

Elizabeth Howard Lacy Thompson of Fredericksburg died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Vibra Hospital in Richmond.



The new school year brings changes to the Washington region's schools  Washington Post

What to expect as students head back to school for the 2015-2016 academic year.



Norcom High senior, Travis Ingram, is first player on 4 championship teams  Richmond Free Press

Travis Ingram has enjoyed an unforgettable basketball career at I.C. Norcom High School of Portsmouth. The 6-foot-3 senior becomes the first player in Virginia ...



Freshman walk-on Aidan Marshall debuts as Auburn's punter  AL.com

Aidan Marshall made his college debut in Auburn's 49-10 win over Mississippi State.



Getting work experience — at school  Charlottesville Tomorrow

Matt Haas, assistant superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, envisions a new way that high school students could be more engaged in their studies ...



Author Interview: 'Write, Think, Learn' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Mary Tedrow agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, "Write, Think, Learn: Tapping The Power Of Daily Student Writing Across The *Content* ...



A life of excessive celebration: Bob Setzer forged many relationships throughout long banking career - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post. It seems as if everyone in Salisbury has a story about Bob Setzer. Bob, 66, retires at the end of the year from F&M, ...



Study Challenges 'Idiosyncratic' High School Reading Selections  Education Week News

Nontraditional high school reading lists are leading to a drop in literacy skills, a new study argues.



West Hartford Students Head to Worldwide Finals of Public Policy Debate  http://www.we-ha.com

Kingswood Oxford student Ben Small is among those on the team from Westfield Academy of Debate and Public Speaking in West Hartford headed to the ...



Dawson sustains success at Loudoun Valley | Sports  Loudoun Times-Mirror

The boys' basketball program at Loudoun Valley High School has been headed by Chad Dawson for 13 years now. Despite the number, Dawson feels pretty ...



Raider rackets making noise once again | Sports  Loudoun Times-Mirror

As Randy Hanger paces the perimeter of the courts for the 26th consecutive spring coaching Loudoun County High School tennis, he carries with him a little ...



G.W. boys stave off feisty Dominion, punch ticket to 4A North championship  GoDanRiver.com

JaMarcus Hairston and Xavier Crews were not about to let the George Washington boys basketball team lose a trip to states at home in regional play after the ...



Obituaries: Week of April 23  Reno Gazette Journal

Mary Anne Blankenship. (August 1, 1925 - April 10, 2014). Mary Anne Blankenship passed away on Thursday afternoon, April 10, 2014, at 'Just Like Home' in ...



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