Alumni and teachers of Lynchburg’s Holy Cross Regional Catholic school walked the hallways of the Langhorne Road building Friday, ducking in and out of the classrooms they used to frequent daily during the school’s 60 years of being open at that location.
Alumni, teachers and staff from Holy Cross Regional Catholic School were invited back to visit the school on Langhorne Road one last time on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 before the scheduled demolition of the building.
The Bedford County School Board voted 5-2 on Thursday to repeal the in-school mask mandate for students and to suspend contact tracing for students beginning next month.
A slew of positive COVID-19 cases caused Amherst County Public Schools officials to announce Thursday that Elon Elementary School and Amherst County High School will operate remotely Friday.
E.C. Glass High School will temporarily switch to remote learning due to an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, officials said Tuesday.
Amherst County Public Schools Superintendent Rob Arnold announced Friday his intention to retire effective July 1 after four years at the helm of the school division.
Families, students and community members within the Bedford County Public Schools system will have the opportunity to offer input as the school develops a new strategic framework in virtual meetings this month.
As students prepare to return to colleges and universities in the Lynchburg area for the upcoming spring semester, school leaders are figuring out ways to bring them back amid surging coronavirus cases in the region.
For decades, the station built in 1906 served as the first stop many young women encountered in their Sweet Briar experience. Long before the rise of automobiles, they were taken from there by horse and carriage to their college homes.
In response to recent challenges to multiple books, some of which are available at certain Bedford County high schools, BCPS staff outlined the division's policy for handling challenges to books during December's school board meeting.
Nelson County Public Schools officials have announced the appointment of Joseph O. Cox as acting superintendent beginning in January, a response to outgoing Superintendent Martha Eagle’s request for extended medical leave.
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Parents and students on Tuesday implored city school board members to think twice before possibly changing E.C. Glass and Heritage high schools to a four-by-four block schedule format.
Nelson County residents can give their direct input on the qualities they would like to see in the next superintendent of the county’s public schools division.
Student representatives have served on the school board since January 1973, and this year's students are no different than their predecessors: busy, bright and working to bridge the gap between the school board and the student body.
Randy Dunton, founder and executive director of Legacy Education Center, said the accredited program was born in recent years out of a desire to improve Lynchburg’s high poverty rate.
When Amherst County High School drama students visit other schools to perform, their instructor, Patricia Emmert, hears from them regularly: “Wow, Mrs. Emmert. So this is what a real stage looks like. Why don’t we have this?”
The desire for a new auditorium and addition to Amherst County High School among county public school officials has been made clear in a string of recent meetings on concept plans for the large-scale project.
Lynchburg-area school divisions reported 43 new cases of COVID-19 in their schools and facilities this week, down from 58 total last week and 79 during the week of Oct. 30.
Bedford County Public Schools is working to revise its five-year-old strategic plan, and school officials hope this will be a collaborative process.
During the Nelson County School Board’s meeting on Nov. 11, staff discussed the 2022-2023 budget process.
Images showed a new Amherst County High School auditorium, much larger and more state of the art than the current one, as well as a food court with large open windows and a new expanded look to the high school.
Virginia’s two U.S. senators are urging the federal Department of Education to investigate how Liberty University responds to sexual assault cases.
Liberty University recently announced a $200,000 donation to the Stay Close, Go Far Promise Scholarship Program, administered by Lynchburg Beacon of Hope.
Campbell County Public Schools is making extra efforts to support teachers and staff this school year.