Middleburg Charter School faces probation
Tue., Nov. 25 | 07:00 PM - Loudoun's first charter school is looking at possible probation for deficiencies in its personnel.
Rape story jolts UVA campus; LCPS grads demand changes
Tue., Nov. 25 | 11:57 AM - The story has been shared more than 150,000 times on Facebook, tweeted 12,000 times and drawn 7,400 comments.
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” author Jeff Kinney inspires students at two Loudoun schools
Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, shows some of his drawings to children at Kenneth Culbert Elementary School in Hamilton Nov. 24. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Mon., Nov. 24 | 04:46 PM - Jeff Kinney stood before a room of enraptured students, their attention completely captivated. At that moment, he was the envy of every teacher in the room.
AVID closes gaps and improves minds
AVID’s program focuses on students who come from economically challenging situations. Courtesy photo
Mon., Nov. 24 | 03:07 PM - Avid means eager for knowledge, according to the dictionary. And that's what the AVID program in some Loudoun County schools is all about.
‘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.
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.
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.”
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.