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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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Vietnam veteran's name added to Handley plaque  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Gregory J. Franklin's name has been added to a plaque at John Handley High School that honors alumni who are fallen *service* members.



Family appeals schools' 2nd ruling in complaint | Winchester  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 ...



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 ...



Theresa Sales | Obituaries  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 ...



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 ...



Dr. William "Bill" Shendow  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. Bill Shendow was a native of ...



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. ...



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.



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...



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, ...



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.



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

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



Winchester schools denies allegation of racial selection at Handley  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Winchester Public Schools Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum says an online article posted by a conservative radio talk show host ...



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 ...



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.



Robert Eugene Amick, Sr. "Bob" | Obituaries  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 ...



Joyce Rebecca Saville Braithwaite | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

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



Students craft CO2 cars for race | Winchester  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.



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 ...



Dennis Ray "Denny" Hinkle  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, ...



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, ...



Sharon K. Daniels  The Winchester Star

Sharon K. Daniels. Sharon K. Daniels, 67, of Frederick County, Virginia passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Winchester Medical Center. Sharon was ...



Club calendar Jan. 16  The Winchester Star

A new Rotary Club is forming in the area. Called The Area One|ders, the club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Paladin Bar & Grill (181-A Warrior Drive in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School letter says AP and Honors classes will be decided by race  Fox News

A Virginia high school sent a disturbing letter to parents and students announcing they would be selecting students for Advanced Placement and honors classes ...



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 ...



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

Auburn punter Aidan Marshall (41) watches a punt during the second half against Mississippi State Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Jordan Hare Stadium in Auburn, ...



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

BOSTON — A 15-year-old high school student visiting Boston's Museum of Science has uncovered a math error in the golden ratio at a 34-year-old exhibit.



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.



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 ...



TCWilliams 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.



2018 Apple Blossom princesses chosen  Martinsburg Journal

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



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

Auburn punter Aidan Marshall punts in the second half against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 in Auburn, Ala. ( Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics ).



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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

Former Virginia State Del. James Martin Scott died suddenly last weekend at the Aarondale Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Springfield, Va, ...



Poll finds little room for compromise on what we want in next president  USA TODAY

Beyond ideology, Republicans and Democrats divide on the qualities they say the USA needs.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Author Interview: 'Write, Think, Learn'  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* ...



Getting work experience — at school  Charlottesville Tomorrow

Credit: Josh Mandell, Charlottesville Tomorrow. (L-R) Western Albemarle High School seniors Max Petersen and Jay Rothenberger troubleshoot a student's ...



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 ...



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

Kingswood Oxford student Benjamin Small. Submitted photo. Kingswood Oxford student Ben Small is among those on the team from Westfield Academy of ...



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.



Response: 'When I Started Teaching, I Wish I had Known...'  Education Week

Linda Hoyt, Jenny Edwards, Mary Tedrow, and Vance L. Austin offer their suggestions about what they know now that they wish they had known then...



Response: Students Must 'Reflect on What They Are Learning'  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). This week's question is: How can we incorporate reflection in the classroom? When I was a community organizer, we ...



Deadly cold disrupts U.S.; warming centers open in Deep South  OCRegister

By TAMMY WEBBER. INDIANAPOLIS — Dangerously cold temperatures blamed for at least nine deaths have wreaked havoc across a wide swath of the U.S., ...



Polk County's low temperatures to hover near freezing most of week  The Ledger

LAKELAND — Dig out the warm coats, gloves and winter caps. Night-time temperatures in Polk County are going to dip into the 30s through Saturday night, ...



Photos: Icy mess follows winter storm that slammed Northeast  Fremont Tribune

Tuesday's powerful nor'easter paralyzed much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor, but fell short of the predicted snowfall totals in New York, Boston and ...



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