SCPS announces changes in administration

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Shenandoah County Public Schools announced some changes to administration at schools within the district following a recent School Board meeting.

Principal Ryan Lingle is transferring from Peter Muhlenberg Middle School to Sandy Hook Elementary.

Tara Mason is moving from her assistant principal role at Sandy Hook to become the principal at W.W. Robinson Elementary.

Brady Kibler is transferring from his Physical Education role at North Fork Middle to Assistant Principal at Signal Knob Middle.

Derek Hartwig is also moving from his position as a Math teacher at Central High School to the assistant principal role at W.W Robinson.

These transfers are all effective beginning July 1st,2023.

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Central Outfitters hosts Open House

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Central High School is holding an open house for their program Central Outfitters from 10 am to 2 pm today at the High School.

Central Outfitters offers free, new and gently used clothing and toiletries donated from local organizations.

A partnership with Blue Ridge Area Food Bank helps them provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and other food options.

During the open house, their will also be numerous community organizations to speak with, children’s activities, and job training personnel.

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Central High School FCCLA Prepares Christmas Eve Meal for Community Families

The Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter at Central High School put their skills to work on Christmas Eve, as they prepared a Spaghetti dinner for community families.

Most of the students are taking a Family and Consumer Science class which teaches them about food preparation.

Everything they learned was brought to life as they prepared over 50 meals for the Christmas Eve Meal Drive.

Central High School has a partnership with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank making the meal drive possible.

Along with the meal each family member was given a box of food courtesy of The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

This is the second year of the food drive and Kerina Stottlemyer plans to keep it going.

This story courtesy of WHSV.

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Logan Maiatico Foundation donates to cancer outreach

The Logan Maiatico Foundation announced the donation of $1,000 to Helping Hands Cancer Outreach last night at the Skyline vs Central high school football game.

Supporters of the foundation were easily found sporting pink shirts throughout the stadium as they saw their Hawks fall to the Falcons 52-7.

The Foundation is closing in on its first year in operation and has already raised nearly $20,000 which was used in the community for scholarships, jerseys for youth leagues, and supporting other local organizations like the Phoenix Project.

The next big event they are preparing for is Logan’s 21st Birthday Cash Bash.

Tickets are still available through the Foundation and going fast!

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Central Outfitters

The Town of Woodstock and Central High school have put together Central Outfitters, it is an in house store for all Central students and parents.

Students or parents can make an appointment to privately shop the goods and pick up any school items, clothing items, or personal hygiene items they may need.

A long term project idea of the Principal Lori Swortzel of Central High School. All of the items were donated by the Woodstock community and the store was organized by the Girl’s basketball team.

Graduations dominated the weekend

The weekend saw a number of Graduation ceremonies in the area.

Shenandoah University (SU) had over 1400 students receive diplomas in several ceremonies starting Sat. and ending Sun..

Senator Mark Warner was the keynote speaker on Sat. morning at SU.

Shenandoah County’s Stonewall Jackson High School held graduation Sat. morning with 134 seniors receiving their diplomas.

Luray High School held their ceremony Sat. morning as well with close to 120 graduates.

Sat. night Shenandoah County’s Central High School held their graduation with 176 seniors receiving diplomas.

Page County High School handed out close to 145 diplomas at their Sat. night ceremony.

Congratulations to all seniors and all the best in your future from the River 953.

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A unique food drive at Central High School

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Shenandoah County Public Schools and Citizen Advocates Promoting Education (CAPE) will hold a unique food drive at Central High School.

Participants will use their donated can goods to create sculptures.

On May 7 Central High School offers space to create the sculptures on May 8 judging will take place starting at 10 a.m..

Categories for judging include most food items used, funniest, most creative, best construction and people’s choice.

Several local food banks and families in need will benefit from the food drive.

Get involved and find out more at (540) 246-4762 or contact CAPE.

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