Tag: Waynesboro Public Schools

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Waynesboro YMCA expanding childcare program into city schools

The Waynesboro YMCA is partnering with Waynesboro Public Schools to expand the Y’s acclaimed childcare program.

Waynesboro city school system: Misplaced priorities

Last week, Waynesboro Public Schools had the Waynesboro Police Department on campus at Waynesboro High School for a sweep of the parking lot. ‘Twas a drug bust the school system was instigating.

Waynesboro Schools to dismiss early on Friday due to weather

Due to predicted inclement weather, Waynesboro Public Schools will have an early dismissal on Friday.

Waynesboro Public Schools announces administrative appointments

The Waynesboro School Board announces the selection of three individuals to be appointed to open administrative positions in the school division for the 2015-2016 school year.

Tammy Hipes named principal at William Perry Elementary School

The Waynesboro School Board announces the selection of Tammy F. Hipes as principal of William Perry Elementary School.

Joshua Herndon named assistant principal at Westwood Hills Elementary School

The Waynesboro School Board announced the selection of Joshua Herndon as Assistant Principal at Westwood Hills Elementary School.

Waynesboro Public Schools Foundation seeks to raise $1 million

The Waynesboro Public Schools Foundation has a goal to raise $1 million to benefit students and the educational experiences they receive through the Waynesboro Public School (WPS) system.

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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.

Waynesboro Police Department awards, promotion

The Waynesboro Police Department held its quarterly awards ceremony on September 10. Chief Mike Wilhelm presided over the ceremony, at which one award and one promotion were acknowledged.

Waynesboro woman charged with threatening school bus driver

A Waynesboro woman has been charged after an incident last month in which she boarded a Waynesboro Public Schools bus and cursed and threatened the driver in front of a busload of students.

Waynesboro Public Library offers job skills fair on April 10

Need some help finding employment? The Waynesboro Public Library has teamed up with the Waynesboro Rotary Club and the Office on Youth to host a career day. “Get a Job” Job Skills Fair on Thursday, April 10 from 3-6 p.m.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center presents 40 Under 40

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of March, is featuring, 40 Under 40. In this second annual show, the art center is highlighting the artwork of young and emerging artists.

Kathe Maneval announces candidacy for re-election to Waynesboro School Board

School Board Chairman Kathe Maneval has announced her intention to run for re-election to the Ward D Seat on the Waynesboro School Board.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center Calendar: February 2014

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of February, as a tribute to art education is exhibiting the artwork of the Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School of the Visual Arts, located in Fishersville serving gifted junior and senior high school students of the Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro Public Schools.

Y, Waynesboro Public Schools team up to offer Pre-K afterschool

The Waynesboro YMCA and Waynesboro Public Schools will partner in the fall to offer pre-kindergarten afterschool care at Wayne Hills, meeting a long-identified need in the Waynesboro community. “The Waynesboro Y will be providing a valuable service that many working parents have requested for several years,” said Robin Crowder, the superintendent of Waynesboro Public Schools, […]

Y partnering with Waynesboro Schools in wellness initiative

The Waynesboro YMCA is partnering with the Waynesboro Public School system in a corporate-wellness initiative that gives school-system employees the opportunity to join the Y and work on their personal fitness. The three-month program is aimed at improving the health of employees in the school system with benefits to the schools that includes a reduction […]

Just rearrange the deck chairs

Why are our local school systems going to a job fair when they’re cutting jobs?   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net    It seems counterintuitive at first glance – to have a job fair to recruit potential new employees when the economic reality that you’re facing has you considering deep and painful cuts to staff. […]

News Update: Tuesday, Feb. 9

– School Board meeting moved back – Bridgewater College receives $124K scholarship grant – EMU students win counseling ethics competition – Farm, rural business profitability focus of upcoming forum Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net School Board meeting moved back: The Waynesboro Public Schools will postpone the Tuesday, Feb. 9, Waynesboro School Board Meeting. The meeting […]