NFL and Redskins team up with county for $1 million synthetic field grant
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and NFL Grassroots Field Grant Program will donate $100,000 a piece to the effort. The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will provide $800,000 as well. Times-Mirror File Photo
Fri., Apr. 18 | 12:17 PM - The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors are teaming up to host a press conference April 22 at 10:30 a.m. to announce a $1 million grant to fund a new, synthetic, multi-sport field at Park View High School.
Hillsboro Town Council asks for more time to develop charter school
Thu., Apr. 17 | 12:06 PM - Hillsboro Town Council on April 15 passed a resolution urging the Loudoun County School Board to vote to keep the town's historic elementary school open.
High school junior learns the daily operations of an ER
Abigail Cundiff, a junior at Tuscarora High School and aspiring nurse, spent the day shadowing Registered Nurse Kitty Sharp and assisting patients during the Job for a Day program at the Cornwall Campus of Inova Loudoun Hospital on April 9. Times-Mirror Photos/Jonathan Taylor
Thu., Apr. 17 | 10:56 AM - Abigail Cundiff, a Tuscarora High School junior and aspiring nurse, spent April 9 shadowing Registered Nurse Kitty Sharp and assisting patients during the Job for a Day program at the Cornwall Campus of Inova Loudoun Hospital.
Parents seek clarification on Aldie Elementary zoning
Wed., Apr. 16 | 09:38 AM - An Aldie Elementary parent recently asked the School Board for clarification that should Aldie Elementary School close, could it feasibly reopen in two years?
Farmwell Station Middle School goes green
From left to right: Anna Nguyen, Samantha Solomon, Josi Azar and Sania Tahir
Thu., Apr. 3 | 10:20 AM - Farmwell Station Middle School's Green Team on March 27 hosted its second annual Trashion Show.
Twenty-two students and teachers participated in the show by designing outfits made from recycled items like trash bags, newspapers, soda cartons and lollipop wrappers. Around 200 people attended the show.
Loudoun art teacher pleads guilty to child pornography
Fri., Apr. 11 | 12:00 PM - An elementary school art teacher pleaded guilty April 11 to 50 counts of possession of child pornography.
Briar Woods senior hopes to make impact through sign language
Thu., Apr. 10 | 03:00 PM - Payton Hale is planning to major in American Sign Language at Eastern Kentucky University next year.
Broad Run team to compete in NASA challenge
Thu., Apr. 10 | 07:00 AM - A team from Broad Run High School will be competing in NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. on April 10-12.
Communities outraged by possible Loudoun school closings
Wed., Apr. 9 | 12:51 PM - Aldie, Hillsboro, Hamilton and Lincoln Elementary Schools have been proposed to be closed as the Loudoun County School Board works to reconcile a $38 million budget shortfall.
Community emerges to save Aldie Elementary
Fri., Apr. 4 | 09:22 AM - The community of Aldie has started a campaign to save and expand its elementary school in the face of repeated threats to close the small western Loudoun School.
Supervisors approve $2 billion budget, leave $38 million shortfall for local schools
Wed., Apr. 2 | 08:07 PM - The supervisors' decision finalizes a months-long budget process marked with an outpouring of public comment and tension.
Loudoun County Public Schools has its next superintendent
Dr. Eric Williams has been at the helm of the 12,500-student York County School District in Virginia for the past six years.
Wed., Apr. 2 | 06:12 PM - Dr. Eric Williams, the current superintendent of York County Public Schools in Yorktown, Va., was selected on a unanimous vote by the School Board April 2.
School Board gets ‘gut punch’ after first reconciliation work session
Tue., Apr. 1 | 10:47 PM - At least four western Loudoun schools, the 1-to-1 initiative pilot program and Technology Reimbursement Plan, freshman sports, summer school, middle school deans and 14 assistant athletic directors are facing the chopping block. The Music Theater Academy Magnet at Heritage High School has also been halted.
Benjamin Zook: Political passion runs strong
Mon., Mar. 31 | 03:30 PM - Benjamin Zook readily admits he was apathetic toward school in his early teens. That would change after a conversation with his father.
Governor names new state Superintendent of Public Instruction
Mon., Mar. 31 | 01:59 PM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced March 31 the appointment of Steve Staples as the Superintendent of Public Instruction.