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WCDS’ published authors

Students in second and fourth grade are usually not published authors. But Wakefield Country Day School students, most of whom pose here, recently had a book they wrote published.
The good citizen

The Culpeper Minute Men Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution last month honored graduating RCHS senior Hannah Theresa Bennett with their Good Citizen Certificate.
A spike in earnings

Pre-kindergarteners from Wakefield Country Day School visited the Luray Zoo recently and spent some time with their adopted friend, Snuggles the porcupine, for whom they'd helped raise money.
RCHS’ music programs worthy of support

On May 5, I attended a concert at Rappahannock County High School that featured the RCHS Jazz Ensemble and the RCHS Panther Concert Band. Both ensembles presented programs of musical diversity and dexterity much to the enjoyment of the audience.…
RCPS ‘Reality Store’:  A focus on life skills

Recently the Rappahannock County High School gym became a microcosm of the adult world of work and responsibilities. In a modern update of the old board game of Life, RCHS 8th graders participated in the Reality Store, a joint venture…
School Board votes down recording meetings

A motion by Stonewall-Hawthorne district School Board Member Larry Grove to record all school board meetings, and to save each month’s meeting recording on a single copy audio disc for 30 days before being erased, failed to pass, by a…