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Ashburn student taps her way to Germany

In the midst of the holiday, Stone Bridge High School junior Miranda Turnbull makes her way to Riesa, Germany, as one of a team of tap-dancers for the American Tap Company at the World Tap Championships Dec. 1-5.

The Loudoun NAACP hosted a rally over the summer to protest the county courthouse’s memorial display. Twitter/@NAACP_Loudoun

Loudoun NAACP calls for more minority teachers at LCPS

The president of the Loudoun chapter of the NAACP is calling on the county's school system to be more aggressive in hiring minority teachers. The call for action comes after Loudoun County Public Schools released its annual report on the ethnic makeup, gender and education levels of students and teachers within the system.

Popular Mechanics publishes Loudoun students’ research project

Seniors Liam Wallace and Wyatt Pontius of the Loudoun Academy of Science recently had a two-year science research project published in Popular Mechanics -- this after receiving a string of awards at various science competitions.

Local students enter workforce for a day

The Loudoun School-Business Partnership Executive Council created the program so that students can get a taste of what daily work is like in their desired careers.

Virginia outscores nation in reading and math

Student achievement remains steady in Virginia, while other states see decline.

Holocaust survivor shares his story with Tuscarora’s “Anne Frank” cast

Tuscarora High School drama students learn about the holocaust from soldiers and survivors for production.

Volunteers presented the Sahasra Deepika’s mission at the “It’s Her Turn” event in D.C. Sunday. Courtesy photo/Co Co. Sala

VIDEO: Sterling philanthropist calls for help educating India’s girls

“The simple act of encouragement can make such a huge difference,” Sterling's Sarva Rajendra said. Rajendra is the director of the Sahasra Deepika Foundation, working to educate India's girls.

A safe place to go: Opportunity Center opens in Sterling

Students with financial and educational needs in Sterling now have a safe place to go after school to work on homework, get tutoring and learn from mentors.

Loudoun superintendent asks for five new schools in Dulles

Anticipated growth builds need for more schools in South East end of county

UPDATED: Unofficial Loudoun 2015 election results, voter turnout

Take a look at the 2015 election results for state and local races. The Times-Mirror will update the election numbers as they become available.

Loudoun School Board sees tight races

Loudoun's County Public Schools have some new faces on its board, as well as some returning characters.

Loudoun County Public Schools see improvement in accreditation

Middleburg Community Charter was 14 percent below the benchmark in science, with 56 percent of students passing.

The 2015 Marching Huskies. Courtesy Photo/Tuscarora GoFundMe page

Tuscarora’s state champion band seeking support for national competition

The band students at Tuscarora High School were named 2015 Virginia IIA State Champions on Oct. 24, and they are raising funds for a national competition in Hawaii.

Rock Ridge Performing Arts won First Place for their performance of “Ernest and the Pale Moon” at the Virginia High School Theatre Festival. Courtesy Photo/Facebook

Rock Ridge Performing Arts crowned state champions

The Rock Ridge High School’s Theatre Program was crowned the Virginia Theatre Association (VTA) State Champion at the High School Theatre Festival in Norfolk, Virginia from Oct. 22-25.

Chef Davis Guas of Bayou Bakery teaches students at Sully Elementary how to make a healthy, colorful salad that tastes good. Times-Mirror/Kate Murphy

Real Food For Kids brings healthy eating education to local school

Hundreds of elementary-aged students danced to the beat of a Zumba class, saw a chef create a giant colorful salad in a kiddie pool, met farm animals in their school’s courtyard and learned about bike and helmet safety at Food Day in Sterling on Friday, Oct. 23.
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