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.
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.
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.
Middleburg community developing charter in effort to save elementary school
Amid fear of closure, the Middleburg Elementary School PTO is investigating the possibility of converting to a charter school. —Times-Mirror File Photo
Tue., May. 14 | 04:33 PM - The original edifice of Middleburg Elementary School is more than 100 years old. The cafeteria doubles as an auditorium and the art room is a converted garage with no running water. The school has a capacity of 137; currently, 59 students attend the school.
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.
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.
Colleges report smaller increases to tuition next fall
Mon., May. 13 | 03:23 PM - After a decade of double-digit tuition increases, state average is 4.1 percent
Loudoun school challenges gifted program norms
Photo Courtesy/Loudoun School for the Gifted
Students at Loudoun School for the Gifted come from a 25-mile radius. The school draws students mostly from Loudoun County but has had students from Prince William and Fairfax counties.
Fri., May. 10 | 03:44 PM - ASHBURN – Virginia’s only middle and high school for advanced students is challenging the way traditional gifted education is taught.
Potomac Falls wins state debate competition, four Loudoun individuals place
Thu., May. 9 | 04:40 PM - The Potomac Falls High School debate team, coached by Lynne Damaty, won the VHSL Group AA state debate title April 19 and 20 at Liberty University in Lynchburg.