Purcellville high school teacher Addie Schafer on distance learning and COVID-19’s impact on education
English and drama teacher Addie Schafer was looking forward to finishing out the school year with the student musical. Then coronavirus pulled the curtain.
Matt Mendelsohn started the project ‘Not Forgotten: The Yorktown Seniors of 2020’ not long after the graduating seniors of Yorktown High School found out they would be finishing their last year at home.
Forty high school seniors from across the U.S. have been named finalists in one of the nation’s most prestigious science and math competitions, and one of them hails from Arlington.
The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region will award the scholarships to high school seniors from Fredericksburg,Spotsylvania and other local counties.
The group associated with shopping outlets in Leesburg and Pentagon City is offering $1,500 in scholarship rewards for local high school seniors.
As multiple generations grapple with skyrocketing student loan debt, Virginia’s public schools are working to ensure up-and-coming high school grads are fluent in the language of money.