Tag: Augusta County Schools

Ryan Blosser: A toast to the seductive righteousness of Augusta County

Augusta County, I love you. I’ve had the honor of hacking into your brains and hearts, have heard your most intimate thoughts, and broken up your fights.


Blueprint: Your guide for controlling the Augusta County Schools curriculum

Augusta County Schools just laid out a blueprint for how any of us can change the education curriculum.


Augusta County Schools cave: ‘Different’ lesson to be used after parent protests

Augusta County Schools are caving to a group of parents who took to conservative media outlets with objections to textbook lesson on Arabic culture.


Augusta County schools closed on Friday: Media attention on Islam assignment cited

Augusta County Schools are closed Friday, and afterschool events on the schedule for tonight and through the weekend have been postponed.


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Community Foundation establishes fund for Fort Defiance High School

At the initiative of alumnus Scott Kimmel, the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge has created a new endowed fund, to be known as the Fort Defiance High School Foundation.


Augusta Health prepares for Ebola

Augusta Health—working with the local Department of Health, government and emergency agencies; the Virginia Department of Health; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association—is preparing for the possibility of an individual in our community being identified as having the Ebola virus.


Bryan Stamm named new assistant principal at Westwood Hills

The Waynesboro School Board announced the appointment of Bryan Stamm as assistant principal at Westwood Hills Elementary School at its Tuesday, August 12, School Board Meeting.