A sure sign that the Christmas season is upon us is when Rappahannock County Sheriff Connie Compton and her devoted deputies are joined by Santa Claus to wish departing students of Rappahannock County Public Schools the merriest of holidays, as was the case today on Route 211 in Washington.
The Rapp Center for Education in Sperryville, formerly RappU, has been granted a long-awaited state certificate to operate as a vocational postsecondary institution.
RICHMOND — Three small rural Virginia school districts had 100 percent graduation rates this year, and the Brunswick County, Manassas and Richmond school systems had the state’s lowest graduation rates, according to the Virginia Department of Education.
RICHMOND — About 1.3 million students across Virginia went back to school after summer vacation. But for Alison Hatter’s three children, this didn’t require getting on a bus or even going outside. Instead, their classroom is the kitchen of the family’s home in Floyd County.
Rappahannock County Elementary School Principal Ben Temple is now on unpaid administrative leave, based according to a senior RCPS official on new information reported by the Rappahannock News surrounding the principal’s arrest last month at Kings Dominion in Doswell.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County School Board meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Rappahannock County Elementary School.
Given the recent criminal arrest of Rappahannock County Elementary School Principal Ben Temple, who remains on administrative leave pending a court date, Rapp Schools Superintendent Dr. Shannon Grimsley has sent the following memo to her staff.
School system ‘cannot infringe on parental rights to participate in such programs, regardless of religion’
Rappahannock County Elementary School parents who desire Bible study for their children would be granted “release from class” for one hour each month under a proposal submitted by Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church in Sperryville.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County School Board meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Rappahannock County Elementary School.