Sterling Playmakers invest in new facility
Mon., Jun. 17 | 07:03 AM - With 100 shows now under their belt and 10 years of planning and saving, the Sterling Playmakers recently celebrated the move-in to their new storage and warehouse space.
School Board allows students to leave Broad Run for Stone Bridge early
Fri., Jun. 14 | 06:46 AM - The Loudoun County School Board voted June 11 to allow students who will be redistricted from Broad Run to Stone Bridge in the fall of 2015 to head to their new school early.
Adult education graduation honors the non-traditional path
Schueyler Francis, 20, waits nervously for the Adult Education graduation ceremony to begin June 5 at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. Francis’ mother, 1-month-old son and his son’s mother came to witness him receive his high school diploma. —Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Thu., Jun. 13 | 06:00 PM - With their feet keeping beat to the piano processional, a crowd entered the Stone Bridge auditorium to a sea of applause. Dressed in identical blue robes with yellow tassels, the students ranged from teenagers with facial piercings to an adult with a gray five o'clock shadow. Despite the differences, they all proudly walked together, apart of something many of them never thought they'd experience: they were graduating.
Loudoun County celebrates graduations
A member of the Stone Bridge High School class of 2013 runs happily through the rain immediately following the commencement exercises at the George Mason University Patriot Center in Fairfax on June 10. —Time-Mirror Photo/Aaron Thomas
Thu., Jun. 13 | 11:45 AM - On June 10, six Loudoun County high schools held their graduations, the last ones of this academic year.
LCPS superintendent announces retirement
Wed., Jun. 12 | 12:54 PM - After more than two decades as the head of Loudoun County Public School, Superintendent Edgar Hatrick announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2014, at the June 11 School Board meeting.
Teen electrocuted on roof next to Herndon school
Wed., Jun. 19 | 12:22 PM - A Fairfax County teen was electrocuted and three more were hospitalized after an incident on the roof of a trailer next to Fox Mill Elementary School Tuesday night.
Supervisors advance proposal to change school siting process
Tue., Jun. 18 | 11:51 AM - Following a June 5 vote by the Board of Supervisors to advance the amendment to the county's zoning ordinance, county officials are continuing to examine the proposal that would allow public schools as “by right” uses in most non-commercial zoning districts.
Purcellville legion to host flag retirement Friday
Wed., Jun. 12 | 02:19 PM - The American Legion is accepting old and unserviceable flags from the public at 112 N. 21 St. in Purcellville.
Herndon and Joseph win Times-Mirror Athletes of the Year honors
Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
The Loudoun Times-Mirror honored 28 local athletes at its Athletes of the Year breakfast June 7 at the National Conference Center.
Mon., Jun. 10 | 10:23 AM - “It’s no secret that sports build mind, body and character. It develops respect and goals both on and off the field.” That was the message from Loudoun Times-Mirror publisher Peter Arundel at the beginning of the first Athletes of the Year awards ceremony June 7 at the National Conference Center.
Local team places at Odyssey of the Mind Worlds
Wed., Jun. 5 | 04:20 PM - A team of eighth-graders from J. Michael Lunsford Middle School won third place in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, held from May 22-25 at Michigan State University.
Local schools ready for high school graduations
Sun., Jun. 2 | 05:40 AM - Area high schools will all be hosting graduations in the coming days, with the last graduation being held June 10. Below is a list of area graduations.
Potomac Falls pianist wins 2013 Loudoun’s Got Talent
Times-Mirror Photo/William Burke
Loudoun’s Got Talent winner Matthew Schultheis performed “Sonata No. 2 in D minor” by Sergei Prokofiev at the Franklin Park Arts in Purcellville May 23. Schultheis won a $1,000 scholarship and the opportunity to perform with the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra.
Wed., May. 29 | 12:40 PM - It was a great day for music lovers May 25 as the sounds of classical music was in overdrive at the 2013 Loudoun’s Got Talent completion at Franklin Park Arts Center.
TVA Tutoring shares knowledge for free
Varun Vishnubhatla, left, demonstrates a tutoring session with Teja Adusumilli at the Ashburn Library May 18. The Briar Woods High School and Academy of Science junior founded the free tutoring service TVA Tutoring in August 2012. —Times-Mirror Photo/Jonathan Taylor
Mon., May. 27 | 05:21 AM - Most Saturday mornings, Varun Vishnubhatla and his crew trek to the Ashburn branch of the Loudoun County Public Library to study. But the group isn't studying for their own benefit; rather Vishnubhatla and his group of 10 peers are operating TVA Tutoring.
Four Loudoun students awarded “Beat the Odds” scholarships
Congressman Frank Wolf, right, jokes with the “Beat the Odds” scholarship winners May 23. From left, Shannon Hayes of Park View High School, Leanna Moron of Loudoun County High School, Vineetha Thekkel of Tuscarora High School and Jonathan “Cory” Dickey of Loudoun County High School received scholarships for overcoming adversity. —Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Fri., May. 24 | 05:30 PM - Looking at Loudoun County High School senior Leanna Moron, one wouldn't suspect the challenges she's overcome.
Brambleton residents file lawsuit against Loudoun County School Board
Fri., May. 24 | 02:26 PM - The Loudoun County School Board will spend yet another summer facing a lawsuit, thanks to this spring's school attendance boundary process.