Rolling Stone article on culture of rape at UVA: ‘Instantly all anyone could talk about’
Thu., Nov. 20 | 02:41 PM - As of Thursday morning, the story had been shared more than 50,000 times on Facebook, tweeted 4,600 times and drawn 1,300 comments.
‘This is My Brave’: Community responds to growing suicide, depression rates
Heather Coleman, who suffers from bipolar disorder, speaks at a recent event at Briar Woods High School about suicide prevention. Courtesy Photo/Julie Fisher McCarter
Wed., Nov. 19 | 03:14 PM - A nationwide survey of ninth to 12th-graders found that 16 percent reported seriously considering suicide, 13 percent reported creating a plan and 8 percent reporting trying to take their own life.
Loudoun full-day kindergarten in the discussion spotlight
Currently, no universal, full-day kindergarten is offered in Loudoun, making it the only county yet to offer FDK as an option in the state. Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Wed., Nov. 19 | 08:06 AM - Discussion for pursuit of universal, full-day kindergarten in Loudoun has reached a crossroads.
Bringing a classic to the stage
George, played by Drake Jones and Mary, played by Alyssa Klein in Patrick Henry College’s upcoming performance of “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Photo Courtesy/Christine Roe
Sat., Nov. 15 | 08:43 AM - Patrick Henry College's Eden Troupe to perform “It's a Wonderful Life.”
2015 Future Leaders Scholarship Award
Fri., Nov. 21 | 06:02 PM - It's that time of the year again. The Loudoun Times-Mirror is accepting applications for the 2015 Future Leaders Scholarship Award.
Va. education leaders gather for annual meeting
Thu., Nov. 20 | 11:13 AM - Education leaders from across Virginia are gathering in Williamsburg for the annual convention of the Virginia School Boards Association.
PAVAN arts summer program gears up for new year
Wed., Nov. 19 | 08:00 AM - PAVAN Governor's School for the Arts is accepting applications for its two-week-long summer program.
Loudoun County High School advances on “It’s Academic”
Mon., Nov. 17 | 01:59 PM - Loudoun County High School in Leesburg competed and won in television's “It's Academic” Sept. 27 competition.
Santa Claus comes for breakfast at Middleburg Community Charter
Fri., Nov. 14 | 01:18 PM - The Middleburg Community Charter is hosting Breakfast With Santa and Silent Auction on Dec. 6. at the school's building on N Madison Street in Middleburg.
U.S. fights cybercrime from suburban office parks
Fri., Nov. 14 | 06:59 AM - Ground zero in the nation's fight against cybercrime hides in plain sight, in a nondescript suburban office building with no government seals or signs.
LCPS and Board of Supervisors Joint Committee takes steps for improved land acquisition processes
Thu., Nov. 13 | 12:00 PM - The Loudoun County School Board took another step in the reformation of the land acquisition process between Loudoun County Public Schools and Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.
UPDATE: LCPS requests options to charge parents for transport, full-day kindergarten
Wed., Nov. 12 | 04:02 PM - The option to charge parents for bus transportation and full-day kindergarten found its way into the legislative program for the 2015 General Assembly Session at the Nov. 11 School Board meeting.
Briar Woods’ marching band represents Va in the Russell Athletic Bowl
Tue., Nov. 11 | 11:00 AM - Ashburn's Briar Woods High School's marching band is heading to Orlando to perform at the Russell Athletic Bowl.
LCPS bars helmet sensors in county schools
Discussions for helmet sensors to help identify potential concussions first began at Loudoun Valley High School football practice in August.Rick Wasser/Times-Mirror
Mon., Nov. 10 | 01:00 PM - Loudoun County Public Schools reaffirmed their position earlier this year not to allow sensors to be attached to helmets in LCPS sports.
Northern Virginia Community College launches STEM initiative
Sat., Nov. 8 | 12:02 PM - Northern Virginia Community College is stepping up its science, technology, engineering and math programs in response to a projected increase in jobs in 2020 STEM fields