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Title 1 status approved for Park View High, Sterling Middle schools

Title I provides financial assistance to local educational agencies and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

‘Forget something?’ Loudoun man seeks to raise awareness about children, pets left in cars

In the sweltering heat of summer, the interior of parked cars can quickly rise to temperatures lethal for infants and pets left alone inside.

Parents say rezoning at Eagle Ridge Middle School unfairly splits neighborhoods

This year 14 schools across Loudoun County are having their walking zones expanded, and some paths will now stretch more than a mile long.

Two Sterling schools recommended for Title I funding

Evonne DeNome, school improvement and federal programs supervisor for Loudoun County Public Schools, recommended Park View and Sterling Middle School be added to the county's Title I schools during the June 13 School Board meeting.

Rolling Stone to pay $1.65M to settle suit over rape story

Rolling Stone magazine agreed to pay $1.65 million to settle a defamation lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia fraternity over a debunked story about a rape on campus, the fraternity said Tuesday.

Courtesy Photo/Capital News Service

Monday marks 50th anniversary of ‘Loving’ decision

In Caroline County in the 1950s, Richard and Mildred Loving began an important story that would become an award-winning film: falling in love, getting married and then getting thrown in jail.

Times-Mirror/Alexander Erkiletian

Slave Dwelling Project honors, educates about Loudoun’s past

Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project and descendants of Loudoun slaves slept on the Courthouse Lawn Friday night and in the slave dwellings at Oatlands Saturday night.

New agriculture school to teach Loudoun’s future farmers

Formally known as the Piedmont Educational Agriculture Center, Loudoun’s New Ag School (NAS) formally launched at a Monday night event at Fabbioli Cellars just north of Leesburg.

Loudoun Cares launches ‘Be a Champion’ campaign

Loudoun Cares, the county “umbrella” volunteer organization linking nonprofits to those in need, recently launched its new “Be a Champion” fundraising campaign to support an array of programs.

‘Moving in the right direction:’ Old Ashburn Colored School receives historical marker

The county received its newest historical marker Tuesday as the result of a student-led effort to commemorate the Old Ashburn Colored Schoolhouse on Ashburn Road.

Two students found unconscious at Park View High School in Sterling

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to Park View High School to find two students unconscious around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Courtesy Photo/Loudoun County Public Schools

AT&T, Comstock engage in distracted driving awareness event at Park View

For teens and adults at risk of distracted driving, technology may offer a solution to its own problem ‒ simply by pairing a smartphone with a virtual reality device.

The winning team at the AET-K2M Innovation Challenge.

Loudoun AET students partner with K2M to develop spinal solutions

For the first time ever, students at the Loudoun Academy of Engineering and Technology worked with K2M Group Holdings, a global pioneer in developing innovative solutions for spine surgery, to practice real world problem-solving skills and teamwork.

Freedom High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team wins world championship

Freedom High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team became the first Loudoun team to win the world championship Sunday night after competing against 37 high schools from around the world.

Tuscarora becomes the first high school in Loudoun to establish certified wildlife sanctuary

Thanks to a community partnership with Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, Tuscarora High School has become the first high school in Loudoun to establish an Audubon-certified wildlife sanctuary.
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