The Shenandoah Valley-Herald
Middle school teacher in Strasburg develops iPad app for math
After purchasing an iPad last year, Jeff Wile, an eighth-grade math teacher in Shenandoah County, started looking for ways to use it in the classroom. Wile, in his second year of teaching at Signal Knob Middle School in Strasburg, said he first synched it with his computer so he and his students could use it to interact with the whiteboard.
The Shenandoah Valley-Herald / 02-27-2013
Shenandoah County fairgrounds will rebuild 97-year-old barn
After a devastating fire at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds last week, the fair manager said plans to rebuild portions of the 97-year-old barn that was damaged in the blaze are in the works.
The Shenandoah Valley-Herald / 02-22-2013
Shenandoah County administrator to step down in March
After almost three years in the position, Shenandoah County Administrator Doug Walker announced he will resign from the post at the end of March. Walker, who made the announcement public at a Board of Supervisors work session on Thursday, said he has accepted a position as assistant county executive for community services for Albemarle County. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors appointed Walker to the post on Wednesday.
The Shenandoah Valley-Herald / 02-15-2013
Shenandoah National Park’s new superintendent will wear two hats
Jim Northup, a 32-year veteran of the National Park Service, will also be the superintendent of the nearby Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park. The historical park encompasses Civil War battlefield sites in Frederick, Warren and Shenandoah counties associated with the 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek.
Shenandoah Court Tosses School Renovation Financing Suit
Shenandoah County Circuit Court Judge Dennis L. Hupp dismissed a lawsuit Jan. 31challenging the validity of bonds used to finance the renovation of the old Edinburg School on grounds that the suit was not filed in time. The lawsuit was the second filed by Toms Brook resident Mark Prince to appear in circuit court in the last four months.
The Shenandoah Valley-Herald / 02-08-2013