Alleghany school board holds its final meeting

Members of the Alleghany County School Board were presented certificates of appreciation Tuesday during the final meeting of the Alleghany County School board. Here displaying his certificate is Richard Shull. “It’s been an amazing trip. I’ve built relationships and friendships that will last a lifetime,” he said. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler)LOW MOOR — The final meeting of the Alleghany […]

Highland County Public Schools celebrate final day of school year

Kindergarten teacher Ann Foster hugs one of her students leaving on the last day of school in Highland. (Recorder photos by Tammy Minnigh) At left: Teachers got big waves and a little wet as they waved goodbye…. Please log in to view this content or purchase a subscription by clicking here.


 Last week, students and staff planted trees next to Highland Elementary School in honor of Ethel Frampton and Teresa Blum. Frampton died Oct. 6, 2021, at the age of 67. She worked in the school cafeteria for 14 years. Blum died Nov. 12, 2021, at the age of 62. She worked for Highland County schools for 40 years, becoming HES […]


Bath County School Board

Thursday, June 30 • 7 a.m. School Administration Building • Reports — Attendance, cafeteria, maintenance, transportation. • Fiscal year close-out. • VSBA policies, second reading. • Approve milk bids for 2022-23…. Please log in to view this content or purchase a subscription by clicking here.


  The Covington City School Board on Monday, June 13, recognized employees who retired in 2021-22. From left are: Charlotte Waugh, paraprofessional, Edgemont Primary School; Darlene Lambert, human resources/administrative assistant to the superintendent; Carolyn Hostetter, paraprofessional, Edgemont Primary/Jeter-Watson Intermediate School; and Tammy Vaughan, special education teacher, Jeter-Watson. Not pictured: Robbie Horn, Lucy Scott, Tony Ryder, Brenda W. Perkins, Diana Plumley, […]

Highland students enjoy Accelerated Reader field trips

 Highland Elementary School recently took a field trip for Accelerated Reader program participants. Grades second through fifth were eligible to attend and had to earn 100 points over the course of the year. The school went to the Green Valley Book Fair in Mt. Crawford and then to Oakdale Park in Bridgewater to eat and have fun. (Photos courtesy HES) […]

Academic achievement

Logan Robertson WINCHESTER — Logan Robertson of Hot Springs is one of 958 students who earned a spot on the dean’s list at Shenandoah University for the spring 2022 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs must complete at least 12 semester hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. … Please […]

DSLCC business students find success, despite challenges

DSLCC business program graduate Forest Kay, left, spent the spring semester completing an internship under the guidance of Kelly Dean Madsen at Racey and Dean, an insurance agency in Clifton Forge. CLIFTON FORGE — Business classes are dry and boring? Informative but not exactly scintillating? Not so fast, say three students in the business program at Dabney S. Lancaster Community […]

Alleghany students complete DARE training program

Fifth grade students at Callaghan Elementary School who completed the DARE program included: Sarah Altizer, Adam Armentrout, Carsyn Behrens, Bradyn Bennett, Greylee Botkins, Joel Bradshaw, Kyla Brisendine, Harper Brown, Alexis Craft, Kody Dawson, Kasside Elmore, Hunter Fridley, Baylee Gilbert, Jacob Graham, Jaxson Harman, Gracie Harmon, Madison Harmon, Gabrial Hepler, Solara Kern, McKenlee Knick, Harlee Lewis, Caleb Massie, Darren McDorman, Brendon […]


  Fifth graders who completed the DARE program at Sharon Elementary School included: Jacob Arthur, Bella Balser, Charles Banker, Amialya Bullard, Caleb Chaplin, Cameron Church, Caleb Crouse, Sidney Curtis, Justin Little, Asher Nicely, Taivon Nobles, Logan Reynolds, Joshua Shannon, Alexis Simmons, Seleana Weddle, Jayden Altice, Paige Balser, Levi Bartley, Tinley Brooks, Amelia Caldwell, Garet Cook, Gabriel Craft, Charley Feazell, Isaiah […]

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