Frederick County Public Schools Participating in Speak Up 2016

Frederick County Public Schools is participating in the 2016 Speak Up Survey and is encouraging parents, students, educators and community members to complete the brief, anonymous survey before the December 16 deadline. The survey is available online at or through the Speak Up Survey link on the school division’s homepage or any of its […]

Project Tomorrow Names All Four Frederick County Middle Schools Speak Up Loud and Clear Schools

Project Tomorrow has recognized Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School, Frederick County Middle School, James Wood Middle School and Robert E. Aylor Middle School as Speak Up Loud and Clear Schools for their involvement in the 2015 Speak Up Research Project on Digital Learning. More than 500,000 students, parents, educators and members of the community […]

James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando Blue Star Schools for Financial Literacy Certification

Working in Support of Education (w!se) has announced that all three of Frederick County’s high schools have been named Blue Star Schools for their students’ performance on the 2015-16 w!se Financial Literacy Certification Test. The national standardized test is administered to students at the conclusion of a course on personal finance and economics. Students who […]

Frederick County Transportation Center Earns LEED Certification

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The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the Frederick County Transportation Center LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification. The transportation facility, which is located on an approximately 57 acre site adjacent to Armel Elementary School, opened in December 2012. The administration building at the site is the first building in Frederick County to […]

REC Offers $16,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

Fredericksburg — Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is currently accepting applications for its 2015 LEARN (Literacy, Education, and Rural Networking) Scholarship program. The Cooperative is offering 16 – $1,000 scholarships to help off-set the costs of college tuition and fees. The scholarship can be applied to academic expenses at any accredited two or four year university, […]

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Presents FY16 Budget Proposal to School Board

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent David Sovine presented the School Board with a budget proposal for FY16 totaling $187.3 million during the Board’s meeting on January 20.Sovine’s proposal includes a request for an additional $10.4 million in local funding for the School Operating Fund to primarily support current programs and an increased number of classroom […]

2015 Southern States / John Deere Financial Scholarships Announced

For more than 11 years, Southern States Cooperative has partnered with John Deere Financial to provide competitive financing programs for Southern States customers. In 2013, the two companies established a scholarship fund available to rising college sophomores pursuing an associate’s degree focused on agriculture. Applications for the 2015 academic year will be accepted from November […]

Mountain View Christian Academy Brings Home 1st Place Victory from VACA State Championship

On Saturday, October 25th, 2014, Mountain View Christian Academy’s Middle School and Varsity Cross Country teams ran the VACA State Cross Country Tournament at Faith Christian Academy in Roanoke, Virginia. Making history for the Mountain View Christian Academy, the middle school girls placed 3rd, the middle school boys placed 2nd, the varsity girls placed 2nd, […]

Shenandoah County Agriculture Educator Named 2015 Virginia Teacher of the Year

Jaclyn M. Roller Ryan, an agricultural education teacher at Signal Knob Middle School in Shenandoah County was named 2015 Virginia Teacher of the Year Friday evening in Richmond. Ryan was selected from eight Virginia Regional Teachers of the Year announced in September. She will be the commonwealth’s nominee in the Council of Chief State School […]

James Wood High School Names New Soccer and Softball Coaches


James Wood High School has named two new coaches for the 2014-15 school year. Brian Sullivan has been named James Wood’s new boys’ soccer coach while Todd Baker has been named the school’s new softball coach. Sullivan is a math teacher at James Wood who also has served as an assistant boys’ soccer coach for […]

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