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New Student Enrichment Program for Richmond County

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:50 am

The phrase “We are our brother’s keeper” was used frequently at a recent meeting in Warsaw concerning the new Student Enrichment Program in Richmond County. Plans were being solidified by those involved to establish a way to assist young people with opportunities that otherwise might have been missed. Included in the meeting were Patricia Means, Director of Student Services and Valentina Veney, Human Resource Manager, both of Richmond County Schools, 

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  • Northumberland students win KidWind qualifier

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 11:13 am

    This was the second consecutive year in which Northumberland Middle School eighth graders Nathan Parker (left) and Izaak Hagy had placed first in this segment of the KidWind competition.

    The first of four KidWind Challenge qualifying competitions was held on March 6 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center as part of the Green Schools National Conference.  Eight middle and high school teams built their own small wind turbines, then convened at the exhibit floor of the conference to put their designs to the test in the KidWind wind tunnel and compete for cash prizes ($300 for first place, $200

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  • Dinner for Northumberland Middle School students’ parents, March 17

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    Northumberland Middle School will be hosting a dinner for all parents of NMS students. Our theme will be, “It takes a village to educate a child.” The program begins at 6 p.m. on March 17. A very delicious dinner will be prepared for all parents in attendance! We look forward to seeing to each of you!

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  • Pursuit of Booth is focus of Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning course

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Elizabeth Lee

    A three-session course on “John Wilkes Booth in King George County” is soon to be presented by the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL). Instructor Elizabeth Lee will explore this topic on April 14, 21, and 28 (Tuesdays), from 1 to 3 p.m., at the L. E. Smoot Memorial Library in King George. For 150 years, people have been fascinated by John Wilkes Booth’s assassination

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  • Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning course scans the heavens

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 3:36 pm

    Greg Boeshaar

    The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL) is pleased to present “Far Horizons—The Universe of Stars and Galaxies,” with instructor Dr. Greg Boeshaar. The three-session course will be held on April 10, 17, and 24 (Fridays), from 1 to 3 p.m., at RCC’s Kilmarnock Center, Room 100. “With the exception of our Sun,” says Dr. Boeshaar, “no stars or galaxies are close enough to study

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  • Learning journey brings Rappahannock Community College grad back home

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    Jessica Crabill

    Rappahannock Community College graduate Jessica Crabill has made her way around the world only to confirm that the Northern Neck is where she belongs. After graduating from Christchurch School in Middlesex, Crabill took a year off to participate in Christian mission trips to El Salvador, Zambia and South Africa, where she did volunteer work in medical clinics and orphanages. Her experiences gave her a greatly increased appreciation of the advantages

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  • Rappahannock Community College students recognized as ‘A’ Club members

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    A number of RCC students were recently invited to join the college’s “A” Club in recognition of their excellent grades. Left to right: RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther; students Earl Brown, Jessica Ray, Grete Brummett, and Dianna Wegkamp; and Student Support Services administrative officer Lorraine Justice. Not pictured: student honorees Kiarra Martin, Barbara Peters, and Alexis Simpson.

    On February 13, a number of Rappahannock Community College students were honored as “A” Club members during a celebratory luncheon sponsored by the college’s Student Support Services (SSS) Office. The “A” Club luncheons, held soon after the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, single out SSS participants who were enrolled in at least two classes during the preceding semester(s), and earned an A or an S (satisfactory) in each

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