Three more principals leaving their current positions
Sat., Mar. 8 | 10:42 AM - The Loudoun County School Board approved the reassignment of three of its principals during a meeting in late February.
School Board approves Theater Academy pilot at Heritage High
Fri., Mar. 7 | 11:44 AM - Students from Loudoun County Public School's theater and drama programs made quite an impression Feb. 25 during the school board's regularly scheduled public comment session.
Loudoun School Board refuses to offer supervisors a ‘cut list’
Loudoun County’s Board of Supervisors and School Board meet March 8 at 9 a.m. at the county government building to discuss the fiscal 2015 LCPS budget. Times-Mirror File Photo
Wed., Mar. 5 | 08:02 PM - Loudoun County supervisors were none too pleased to receive a letter yesterday from School Board Chairman Eric Hornberger telling them the School Board will not be responding to the supervisors' request.
Online petition protests proposed Paul VI move
Wed., Mar. 5 | 05:11 PM - As Paul VI Catholic High School weighs a move to Loudoun, parents and community members are campaigning for the school to stay put at its current location.
UPDATE: Middleburg gets county’s first charter school
Wed., Mar. 5 | 01:00 AM - The Loudoun County School Board voted to accept the application of the Middleburg Community Charter School at a work session and action meeting Tuesday night.
A new beginning for one of Loudoun’s longest tenured principals
Dr. Virginia (Ginger) Minshew stands in the library at Park View High School. Times-Mirror/Jonathan Taylor
Tue., Mar. 4 | 02:00 PM - On June 30, Minshew, 57, will close her principal's office door for the final time at Park View and enter into retirement.
Changing the classroom … with comfort
Tatum Broyhill, Lauren Nordseth and Samantha Bergman, students in Jason Augustowski’s 7th grade English class at Belmont Ridge Middle School, study collaboratively in a non-traditional setting. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Mar. 4 | 10:29 AM - Belmont Ridge Middle School English teacher Jason Augustowski, a native of Philadelphia and graduate of Virginia Tech, has instituted a small pilot program which changes the classroom paradigm.
Mass majority at public hearings: ‘Fully fund Loudoun’s schools’
Supporters of Loudoun County Public Schools came out in droves Feb. 26 for a Board of Supervisors public hearing on the county budget. Many urged the all-Republican board to fully fund the LCPS adopted fiscal 2015 budget. Times-Mirror Photo/Jonathan Taylor
Tue., Mar. 4 | 08:54 AM - More than 100 residents came before the all-Republican Board of Supervisors Feb. 26 and March 1 in support of LCPS.
Middleburg: County’s first charter school?
Mon., Feb. 24 | 11:04 AM - For the last six months, three members of the Loudoun County School Board have been extensively sifting through the Middleburg Charter School's application.
School Board finalizes vision for long awaited tech academy
A rendering of the Academies of Loudoun. Courtesy/LCPS
Fri., Feb. 21 | 04:58 PM - The Loudoun County Public School system is moving forward with plans for an Advanced Technology Academy to add to its stellar crop of schools.
More distressing budget news for Loudoun County Public Schools
Thu., Feb. 20 | 05:54 PM - Initial Cost of Competing projections from the county came in around $35 million for the region, but proposed budget submissions working through the General Assembly have that figure listed at roughly $5 million.
National Zoo prepares panda cub for debut in DC
Bao Bao will make her public debut Jan. 18 and may be visible inside or outside, depending on the weather and her mother’s choices for any given day. Zoo members will have an early preview beginning Saturday. Photo Courtesy/Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Tue., Jan. 7 | 01:19 PM - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bao Bao, the giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, is getting used to seeing fans outside her panda house enclosure as she prepares for her public debut this month.
Getting schooled, how local companies get training
Sat., Jan. 4 | 12:01 PM - We’d all like to think that we know all we need to know to do our jobs well. And we’d like to believe that about our employees as well. After all, that’s why you hired them, right? However, as technology leaps and bounds and software systems change, many of those in the know find themselves out of their depth.
Search firm presents findings to Loudoun School Board, reports record participation
Fri., Jan. 3 | 03:42 PM - With Superintendent Ed Hatrick six months away from the end of his 22-year tenure, the Loudoun County School Board now knows what 4,181 community members want in the new leader of the county's public school system.
Supervisors and School Board to meet Saturday morning
Fri., Mar. 7 | 05:20 PM - Loudoun's Board of Supervisors and School Board will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday morning to discuss the Loudoun County Public Schools fiscal 2015 budget.