Tag: High School
The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce recently recognized outstanding high school senior students from public and private schools in the area.
Tim Kaine joined a group of senators introducing the CTE Excellence and Equity Act to support re-designing the high school experience.
A VCU poll found a strong majority (63 percent) think that high school graduates are not prepared for the workplace but are prepared for college.
Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will award five $50,000 high school innovation planning grants to divisions that have proposed bold, innovative programs aimed at building the workforce of the 21stcentury.
Vocational agriculture classes are growing in popularity in many public school systems. Some Virginia high school ag programs have a greenhouse or give students the opportunity to raise small farm animals like goats.
Virginia Tech architecture and design summer program offers high school students hands-on experience
Each summer, Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies opens its doors to high school students from across the country, providing a first-hand look at the disciplines of architecture, industrial design, interior design, and landscape architecture.
A majority of respondents in a new Virginia Commonwealth University Commonwealth Education Poll support online learning opportunities for high school credit.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Thursday the premiere of the pilot episode of Point of Honor on Amazon.com. The series, filmed entirely in Virginia, follows a Virginia family and its courageous struggles during the Civil War.
The Staunton Public Library will celebrate its 20th anniversary at 1 Churchville Avenue on Saturday, January 24, from 2-4 pm.
Wide receiver and kick return specialist T.J. Thorpe (Durham, N.C.) has announced he will transfer to UVA for his final year of football eligibility.
The ACLU and the ACLU of Virginia filed an administrative complaint with the Department of Justice and Department of Education against Gloucester County Public Schools (GCPS) for adopting a bathroom policy that segregates transgender students from using the same restrooms and locker rooms as their peers.
The Gloucester School Board voted Tuesday to accept a policy that will discriminate against transgender students.
The ACLU sent a letter this week to the Gloucester County School Board urging it to reject a proposed policy that would limit school restrooms and locker rooms to “the corresponding biological genders.”
Effective education about agriculture begins at a young age, ideally in schools.
In what ways do you appreciate being together on Thanksgiving?
Airisun Wonderl will pull back the curtain of mystery that sometimes has hidden the magnificent marble Swannanoa that stands atop the line between Augusta and Nelson counties.
The Community Foundation presented 10 prizes totaling $100,000 during the 21st annual Dawbarn Education Awards ceremony.
JMU women’s basketball Head Coach Kenny Brooks announced the signing of five players to national letters of intent on Thursday.
UVA women’s basketball head coach Joanne Boyle announced on Wednesday (Nov. 12) that Debra Ferguson, Moné Jones and Shakyna Payne have signed National Letters of Intent.
Jeremy Harris can score the ball. What Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby thinks the 6’7” commit to Coastal Carolina needs to work on is his defense.
Waynesboro police have charged an Augusta County man with a couple of offenses after he burglarized Waynesboro High School in September.
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.
VMI basketball coach Duggar Baucom has announced that guards Ot and Jon Elmore have withdrawn from the Institute and will not be part of the 2014-15 roster.
After an off week, JMU football returns to action on the road, traveling to Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers.
The UVA women’s basketball team has been predicted to finish 10th in the official 2014-15 Blue Ribbon Panel Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Poll and ninth in a polling of the ACC head coaches in results announced Wednesday (Oct. 22) by the conference office.
Agricultural education is being taught for the second year at Fluvanna County High School, thanks to a partnership between the school and the Fluvanna County Farm Bureau. The last time the county school system had a similar curriculum was in 1994.
The Virginia Film Festival will once again put community front and center in 2014 with the return of its highly popular Family Day and the 11th annual Adrenaline Film Project.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing to gather public comment on the major design features of three projects in the Route 29 Solutions package of road improvements.