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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…
One trophy left, region champs are state bound

The Rappahannock High School wrestling team made their mark on Saturday (Feb. 13), winning the Region 1A East Championship at Northampton High School by 49 points, and sending five wrestlers to the finals match. Region champs: Christian McCracken at 145…
Scholastic Bowl team wraps up season

The Scholastic Bowl team competed last weekend in the Region 1A East Championship at Luray High School. Rapp got off to a fast start, defeating Chincoteague and West Point High School, but then dropped their third match to eventual champion…
Budget hearing next Thursday, school calendar set

The School Board is hosting a public hearing on the budget next Thursday (Feb. 18) in the high school auditorium. Schools Superintendent Donna Matthews said that the hearing is a way for the Board to hear about what the needs…
Schools & Sports for Jan. 21

With winter break behind us our Rapp Sports teams are back in action, with most teams approaching or passing the midpoint of their regular seasons.