Monthly Archives: May 2013

“Read to Win”

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A Balanced Approach to Assessment

Throughout Virginia, the month of May has become synonymous with the state’s Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments. These “high stakes” tests begin in third grade and continue through high school. For our students this means question after question, test after … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Virtual Governor’s School Senior Presentations

Our BRVGS seniors were impressive – from their clear preparation to their presence and delivery. Congratulations to all involved!

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VDOE Releases Web Page Aimed at Summer Learning

The Virginia Department of Education has developed a Web page and flyer with ideas for summer learning that may be shared with parents or students as the school year ends. Research shows that children who read for pleasure and explore … Continue reading

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Joan Oates Institute

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VDOE’s Teacher Direct

VDOE’s Teacher Direct continues to be a great resource.

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Arts Festival a Tremendous Success

Today’s countywide Arts Festival was an amazing display of music, drama, and visual arts. Our sincere appreciation goes out to our entire team of K-12 fine arts professionals for bringing it all to life today – and all year long … Continue reading

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