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Virginia Department of Transportation prepared for evening wintry mix, overnight snow

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 1:32 pm

  Motorists are encouraged to consider an early start to their evening commute   Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews in the 14-county Fredericksburg District are preparing today to respond at the onset of wintry weather, forecast to begin around 5 p.m. in the Fredericksburg area. VDOT has 40 trucks loaded and ready to begin applying salt and abrasives on Interstate 95 in Stafford, Spotsylvania and Caroline counties in the

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  • Montross Middle School named a GEAR UP School

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Virginia is one of just ten states recently awarded federal funds through the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), sixteen school districts in Virginia were selected to participate in the program. Montross Middle School is one of the grant recipients. “Expanding access

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  • Westmoreland County Public Schools Superintendent Resigns; Board Begins Search

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    From Westmoreland County Public Schools: Dr. Rebecca Lowry submitted a letter of resignation to the Westmoreland County School Board during the closed session of the January 12th school board meeting. Ms. Iris Lane, Board Chair and District 2 Representative, issued the following statement on behalf of the Board: “On January 12, 2015, the Westmoreland County School Board accepted Dr. Rebecca Lowry’s letter of resignation from the Superintendent’s position effective June 30,

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  • Getting to know your officials: Superintendent Rebecca Lowry

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Rebecca Lowry

    “I always knew I wanted to be a teacher. When I was in elementary school I used to cry when they would make me go home in the evenings…. I just really kind of loved it from the beginning.” Rebecca Lowry is Superintendent of the Westmoreland County school system and it would be hard for anyone to say that Dr. Lowry is not qualified for her position. With a PhD

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  • $711 from 7-Eleven to Colonial Beach Public Schools

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Newman 2

    Colonial Beach Public Schools is proud to have been selected to receive the Project – A – Game grant. In an effort to support local young athletes and local school divisions, Colonial Beach’s 7-Eleven store has donated $711 to Colonial Beach Public Schools. This grant was made possible through 7-Eleven’s Project A-Game youth outreach program.  The mission of Project-A-Game is to help kids develop their full potential by promoting academics

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  • Rappahannock Community College honors scholarship recipients and donors for 2014-15

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Elizabeth "Sissy" Crowther

    A formal ceremony followed by a reception, recognizing students who won scholarships for the academic year of 2014-15 as well as the donors of those awards, was held at Rappahannock Community College’s Glenns Campus on October 22. RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther, welcomed attendees to the event. She acknowledged members of the College Board and the RCC Educational Foundation Board of Directors, then introduced Foundation board representative and long-time friend

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  • Rappahannock Community College honors American veterans

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Left:  veteran of the armed forces, Beal Carter assured RCC students and staff that he considers the role of a soldier to be a worthwhile one. Right: Military spouse Deborah Carter tells fellow RCC students “What Veterans’ Day means to me.”

    As a tribute to the military services whose members put their lives on the line every day to defend our nation, both Rappahannock Community College campuses observed Veterans’ Day with a short ceremony of recognition and commemoration. Members of the junior ROTC groups of King and Queen Central and Rappahannock High Schools presented the colors as RCC’s Sandy Henderson sang the national anthem. RCC dual enrollment recruiter Hutt Williams, the

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