Businesses of Rappahannock and the Rappahannock News is co-hosting the 2021 Rappahannock County Candidate Forum this afternoon (Saturday, Oct. 16).
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The numbers of students and staff quarantined in Rappahannock County Public Schools surged last week after just a few student cases of the vir…
Rachel Bynum, the Piedmont District School Board incumbent who’s been challenged by a write-in candidate, got her first taste of effecting change within the schools through working to repair a tattered playground.
Sperryville resident Lilla Fletcher is challenging incumbent Rachel Bynum for the Piedmont District seat on the Rappahannock County School Board, saying that she hopes to end what she described as a “polarizing” environment within the schools and community at-large amid the pandemic.
Larry Gove, a two-term Stonewall-Hawthorne District Rappahannock County School Board member, is seeking reelection to the body at a time when decisions surrounding schools are under great public scrutiny as they grapple with how to confront the pandemic while still ensuring that classes remain in session.
Superintendent ‘exhausted by the push and pull of political divisiveness that has caught us in the crosshairs of public ire’
Rappahannock County Public Schools welcomed 18 new teachers and instructional aides on Monday, Aug. 2nd. The new staff members attended a two-day orientation, warmly welcoming them to RCPS and familiarizing them with the culture of learning and wellbeing.
In both Northern Virginia and the state as a whole, the COVID-19 pandemic is now worse than it was on the same date in 2020, based on the number of new cases reported.
As mask mandates start making a return around the D.C. area, Gov. Ralph Northam weighed in on Twitter, saying all Virginians should consider wearing them as COVID-19 cases spike.