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The Warsaw Ruritans tour the new wing of the high school from the exterior (from top picture) to the brand new auditorium inside.

New Rappahannock High School addition in Richmond County is coming together

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Classrooms that are 700 square feet in size. An auditorium that seats 600. A brand new gym. Welcome to the 90,000 square foot addition to Rappahannock High School. Dr. Greg Smith, Superintendent of Richmond County Public Schools (RCPS) gave a sneak peek tour of the nearly finished addition to the Richmond County Ruritans on Tuesday, January 20. “I believe the building will be ready within the next two months,” Smith

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

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 1:31 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 9:43 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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  • Northern Neck Resource Fair at Rappahannock Community College in Warsaw

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:51 pm

    A Northern Neck Resource Fair will be held in Warsaw at Rappahannock Community College, Warsaw Campus on Wednesday, March 4th, from 10AM-3PM.  The goal of the Resource Fair is to bring together small businesses, entrepreneurs, and job-seekers with organizations and agencies that can provide information, and assistance.   The Resource Fair is free, and open to the public. The Resource Fair is organized by the Northern Neck Planning District Commission, the

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  • St. Margaret’s to Enhance River Program with duPont Fund Grant

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm

      St. Margaret’s School secures a $140,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to expand environmental initiatives within the School and the region.  This is the second largest grant St. Margaret’s has received from the duPont Fund, which has generously supported various programs and activities for the School.  Funds will be used to establish a central focus on the Rappahannock River and advancing environmental education.   Since becoming installed

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  • New programs proliferate at Rappahannock Community College

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    The myRCC publication for Spring 2015 includes schedule information for seven recently added programs.

    As of the Spring 2015 semester, Rappahannock Community College has added six career-friendly programs to its already wide selection. The New Year will bring new educational opportunities in the form of an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AA&S) transfer degree with health-STEM specialization; Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees in horticulture technology and respiratory therapy; and career studies certificates in pre-medical laboratory technology, pre-nursing, and pre-paramedic. The AA&S transfer degree

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  • Rappahannock Community College shares in statewide college application event

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    RCC career coach Nic’ole Conaway, at left, helps a high school student to apply for college admission during the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia’s College Application Week.

    During the November 17-21 “College Application Week” sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV), students of five area high schools (Colonial Beach, Essex, King and Queen Central, Lancaster, and Westmoreland’s Washington and Lee) received encouragement and assistance in applying to the two- or four-year colleges of their choice. Staff members from Rappahannock Community College’s Admissions and Records Office and its Counseling Center, as well as dual

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