Recent News

Shout-out to the coaches, directors, and others who make extra-curriculars happen

PASS Parents and Friends: As you know by now, we at PASS are big fans of teachers. What we don’t always acknowledge – and should – is the contribution made by coaches, band and play directors, and advisors who add so much to our kids’ educational experience.

Read more

Long-term facilities

PASS Parents and friends (but especially parents ;)) —(Seth here) I know folks are busy with the end of summer break and getting ready for school and fall sports, many of which have already started,but I want to bring an important item to your attention and encourage

Read more

A Partnership with Teachers

PASS Parents and friends (but especially parents ;)) – As the summer begins to wind down, we can begin to see the upcoming start of school on the horizon. As the teachers and others prepare for another school year, it is a good time for parents to

Read more

New Superintendent

PASS Parents and Friends — (Dan here.) We have some news. PASS regulars will know that, after Dr. Raley announced that he was leaving SCPS, the School Board chose to retain Dr. Mark Johnston as interim Superintendent while they searched for a permanent replacement. Tonight, the School

Read more

National Recognition for a Principal

PASS Parents and Friends: One function PASS has sort of taken on is helping to get out positive information about our schools. A few weeks ago, in this space, you saw that Missy Hensley was selected as the Virginia High School Principal of the Year by the

Read more

A Change at the Top

PASS Parents and Friends – As you will see in tomorrow’s papers, Dr. Raley has accepted a position as Superintendent of Schools in Goochland County, VA, and has tendered his resignation to the Shenandoah County School Board. The School Board has announced that former SCPS Human Resources

Read more

TV News Story on Report Card

PASS Parents and Friends: As you saw in our recent e-mail, on the last day of school, PASS issued its report card grading the Supervisors on their relative level of support for education. It was the subject of a long article in NV Daily, which we posted

Read more

Report Card Time!

PASS Parents and Friends: Today is the last day of school and, as we did last year, PASS decided to issue a “report card” to the County Supervisors based on their relative level of support for education funding — grades ranged from A+ to F. Below is

Read more

Pride in our Graduating Seniors

PASS Parents and Friends: Over the next three days, our county’s seniors will walk across the stage, receive a piece of paper that symbolizes all that they have accomplished, and walk out into the world of young adulthood. Triplett will hold graduation on Thursday; Central on Friday

Read more

Responding to the Free Press

PASS Parents and Friends — The front page of today’s Free Press deserves — heck, desperately needs — a response. We don’t always respond to the Free Press, but this needs addressing. In trying to respond, I confront the same problem faced by a mosquito in a

Read more
Page 9 of 11« First...7891011