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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SCPS accepting bids for new signage

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Bids will start being taken for replacing the signage at two different schools in Shenandoah County starting today Fri. Feb. 19 at 1 p.m..

Funding for the renaming of Stonewall Jackson High School and Ashby Lee Elementary would come in part from this year’s budget.

The actual funding won’t be known until bids and estimates of cost come in.

Then Superintendent Mark Johnston will go to the School Board for a reallocation of funds.

Meanwhile Shenandoah Forward has been established to help offset the cost.  

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