Four Loudoun students awarded “Beat the Odds” scholarships
Keynote speaker Congressman Frank Wolf, right, jokes with the “Beat the Odds” scholarship winners after the awards ceremony at the old courthouse in Leesburg 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 such as abuse and financial hardship. —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.
Special Education Advisory Committee honors dozens at annual award ceremony
Horizon Elementary School assistant principal Christopher Painter shakes hands with School Board member Jill Turgeon after being honored at the Supporting Special Education Awards. —Times-Mirror Photo/Alanna Dvorak
Fri., May. 24 | 12:05 PM - More than 30 Loudoun County students, parents and teachers were honored at the Special Education Advisory Committee's third annual Recognition for Excellence in Supporting Special Education Awards.
School Board approves first principal of HS-6
Wed., May. 22 | 02:43 PM - The Loudoun County School Board approved HS-6's first principal at its May 14 meeting.
Mental health professional speaks with area parents
Sat., May. 18 | 09:00 AM - Questions directed at psychiatrist Kenneth Towbin sprang from all over the tightly packed room.
Shenandoah names Loudoun Teacher of the Year
Thu., May. 23 | 03:42 PM - Shenandoah has named an art teacher from Ball's Bluff Elementary School its 2013 Teacher of the Year.
Committee recommends name for ES-21
Wed., May. 22 | 02:50 PM - The naming committee has recommended two possible names for ES-21, the new elementary school set to open next to J. Lunsford Middle School in the fall of 2014.
Heritage grad awarded language scholarship
Tue., May. 21 | 09:00 AM - Heritage High School graduate Jillian Carrigan has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Urdu in India over the summer.
Newton School expansion
Mon., May. 20 | 04:00 PM - The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the expansion of the Newton School to accommodate additional students, including a new facility for middle school students.
Broad Run senior wins bank scholarship
Mon., May. 20 | 11:45 AM - Nathaniel Clemens, a senior at Broad Run High School, won a $2,000 Bank Day Scholarship from the Virginia Bankers Association.
Loudoun’s Got Talent finalists concert May 25
Sat., May. 18 | 12:52 PM - The best of Loudoun’s young musicians will perform May 25 at Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville in the Loudoun’s Got Talent competition sponsored by the Loudoun Symphony.
New health care plan for LCPS employees: how does it stack up?
Thu., May. 16 | 02:03 PM - Part-time employees in the Loudoun County Public School system breathed a sigh of relief when they were grandfathered past a new policy that provides no health benefits for employees working under 20 hours a week.
NOVA hosting forensic “whodunit”
Wed., May. 15 | 01:29 PM - The Northern Virginia Community College's biotechnology department is hosting a forensic "whodunit" exercise using DNA analysis. The exercise will take place in two one-hour lab sessions during a spring open house on May 16 at the NVCC Loudoun Campus in Sterling.
School Board votes to grandfather rising juniors at HS-6 and HS-8
Wed., May. 15 | 12:36 PM - Students who will be rising juniors when HS-6 and HS-8 opens breathed a sigh of relief at the May 14 School Board meeting, when the officials voted to allow those students the option to remain at their current schools.
Home schooling on the rise in Virginia
Wed., May. 15 | 08:31 AM - In Virginia, the number of home-schoolers has increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade, according to the Virginia Department of Education.