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West Point High School accepting 2018-19 sports hall of fame nominations  Virginia Gazette

West Point High School is ready to recognize former student athletes for its 2018-19 sports Hall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted until Feb. 20.

West Point students walk out of class to support fired teacher  New York Daily News

About 100 middle and high school students in West Point held a walkout in support of a teacher who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student's ...

West Point High School names new principal  Virginia Gazette

West Point High School has a new principal. Newport News native Jonathan Hochman will be the new principal and will start on Oct. 1, according to a news ...

Virginia high school teacher fired for refusing to use student's preferred pronoun  Virginian-Pilot

The West Point School Board High School fired a high school teacher Thursday night because he refused to use a transgender student's preferred pronoun.

West Point High Teacher Fired for Refusing to Call Trans Student 'He'  NBC4 Washington

A Virginia high school teacher who refused to use a transgender student's new pronouns has been fired. News outlets report that the West Point School Board ...

Westboro Baptist Church demonstrates at West Point Public Schools over teacher's firing  Virginia Gazette

As the fog rose from the lawns of the homes surrounding the West Point High School, protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church demonstrated on the ...

West Point schools, police respond to planned Westboro Baptist Church protest  Virginia Gazette

West Point Public Schools superintendent Laura Abel and West Point Police chief Tim Sawyer sent an email to parents on Friday addressing reports of Westboro ...

West Point High School brought glamour, scandal to life with 'Chicago: High School Edition'  Virginia Gazette

Glamour, scandal and crime came to life at West Point High School last week with the performance of the musical “Chicago: High School Edition.” West Point ...

West Point graduates reflect on memories and future potential  Virginia Gazette

West Point High School graduates took a moment to consider the value of the memories they shared together before heading out into the world.

Public hearing Thursday for WP teacher who refused to use student's preferred identity pronoun  Virginia Gazette

The West Point School Board will hold a public hearing Thursday for a teacher who is on administrative leave for refusing to use a student's preferred identity ...

WestRock quiet on plans for recently purchased Beverly Allen School building  Virginia Gazette

WestRock purchased the former African American school and West Point and Vicinity Center on Jan. 11.

West Point and King and Queen County name Teachers of the Year  Virginia Gazette

The Town of West Point and King and Queen County have both named their school division's Teacher of the Year. In West Point, 10th-grade English teacher Kris ...

West Point teacher on administrative leave after controversy involving transgender student  WAVY-TV

Students and parents in West Point are rallying behind a teacher put on paid administrative leave following a transgender controversy at the school.

West Point Combined PTO elects new executive board  Virginia Gazette

The West Point Combined PTO's new executive board was elected per nominations from members at the PTO's March 12 meeting.

West Point High School Homecoming candidates and committee  Virginia Gazette

West Point High School's homecoming candidates and committee.

The Transgender Wars - Part IV  Bacon's Rebellion

This is the fourth part of a five-part series on the transgender wars in Virginia. by Tom Pafford. There is a song by Wendy McNeill, Ask Me No Questions, that ...

Top stories 2018: Fired West Point teacher considering his options  Virginia Gazette

Former West Point High School French teacher, who was was fired for insubordination on Dec.6 for refusing to use a transgender student's preferred pronoun is ...

PHOTOS: Backlash over West Point teacher being fired

West Point School Board Chairman Paul Diggs and his board fired a West Point High School teacher who refused to use a transgender student's chosen ...

West Point student Kyle Lemke to compete in national Microsoft Excel competition  Virginia Gazette

West Point High School sophomore Kyle Lemke has earned an opportunity to travel to Orlando, Florida, to participate in the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel ...

The school board in a small Virginia town defended a transgender student by firing a teacher. Then came the backlash.

Peter Vlaming (left) brought students, coaches and other supporters to a public hearing to testify he was a respected teacher at West Point High School.

West Point High School announces Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018  Virginia Gazette

The Class of 2018 will be honored at 6 p.m. on June 5, at the W.T. Robinson/Sture G. Olsson Civic Auditorium and Fine Arts Center. This event is open to the ...

High school students receive grants for plans to end youth drug abuse  Virginia Gazette

High school students from West Point and New Kent attended the Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Program with several bringing home grants to help ...

COMMENTARY: Teacher pays penalty for provoking the pronoun police

NO ONE could say that Peter Vlaming didn't try. When a female student returned to West Point High School in Virginia this year now identifying as a man, ...

West Point High School to perform "Hairspray"  Virginia Gazette

Flower power and the smell of hairspray are coming to West Point High School. Drama Club will perform the hit Broadway musical “Hairspray” in the first week of ...

High school students stage walkout to support teacher fired for refusing to call female student ‘he’  Lifesite

WEST POINT, Virginia, December 10, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A large group of students walked out of their classes Friday to protest the firing of a teacher who ...

Arts Alive Inc. announces 2019 high school scholarships  Virginia Gazette

Arts Alive Inc. now has two performing arts scholarships and an expanded visual arts scholarship for local high school students.

West Point High School varsity baseball player makes national team  Virginia Gazette

Since he was 6, West Point High School sophomore Zachary “Zach” Gonzalez has dreamed about playing baseball on a national team. Zach, who plays first ...

Virginia School Board Fires Teacher For Not Using Transgender Pronouns  The Federalist

A school board fired a high school teacher in Virginia Thursday for refusing to refer to a female student by male pronouns, even though Peter Vlaming did agree ...

West Point schools, RCC embark on new career training partnership  Virginia Gazette

West Point Public Schools and Rappahannock Community College begins new career training program for high school students.

Tucker Carlson interviews teacher fired for refusing to use transgender pronouns  Lifesite

'It turns out it's very easy to get [a teacher] fired for thought crimes.'

Tidewater area schools recognize teachers of the year  Virginia Gazette

Tidewater area schools including West Point, King William, King and Queen and New Kent County all recently named their teachers of the year.

Diversity Center helps boost Summer STEM activities

The West Point Center for Leadership & Diversity in STEM (CLD_STEM) at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point has announced the inaugural West Point ...

VA Teacher Fired for Not Using Male Pronouns Toward Transgender Student  Fox News Insider

A French language teacher who was fired after not using male pronouns with which a transgender student identified said on Monday that he did everything he ...

'Deception from the Evil One': Franklin Graham Responds as Teacher Fired Over Transgender Agenda  CBN News

A Virginia high school teacher was recently fired for refusing to call a transgender student by their preferred pronoun. "Thursday night, the School Board made a ...

Stafford schools may hold forum on proposed transgender policy

Stafford County Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner said recently that principals and student groups have expressed support for his proposed policy on the ...

Proposed policy would let Stafford's transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms of their choice

Transgender students in Stafford County Public Schools could use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identities under a proposed ...

Annual Jammin on the Point concert series features local WP band

West Point's first 2018 Jammin on the Point concert features local band JMN. The ban takes the stage at 6 p.m. on April 27 in Town Park.

Chesty Puller 10k brings sense of community, remembers and honors troops  Virginia Gazette

Runners, walkers and supporters all gathered in honor of Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller and members of the military at the 11th annual Chesty Puller 10k in ...

West Point students visit STEM-based workplaces  Daily Press

Teachers at West Point High School wanted to connect students to concepts outside of the classroom, especially around some of the latest job fields involving.

West Point YMCA celebrates 10th anniversary  Daily Press

Sean Cogan thinks the Greater West Point Family YMCA is the best-kept secret in town. Every week after nearly 10 years he says people still ask, incredulously,

Dan Bonner, the Tall Virginian, is as respected as they come in the ACC  Staunton News Leader

Despite an unknown future with ESPN taking over ACC games next year, Dan Bonner still loves what he does after almost 40 years.

U.S. Marines run though West Point to honor Chesty Puller  Daily Press

Over 70 Marines ran through West Point just before noon on Thursday in honor of Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, a West Point native and the most highly decorated.

Hampton adds new school buses, special education training for drivers  Daily Press

Some students in Hampton will ride to school in September on new buses.

ARCHERY: Local squads take home titles at NASP Regional Tournament  Cullman Times Online

The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Regional Tournament wrapped up Friday at Cullman High School, and the local sharpshooting contingent ...

Conference brings county native home | News  Franklin News Post

Capt. Norman Gray was given the rare opportunity to return to his Franklin County home for work this week. The 29-year veteran of the Virginia State Police is ...

West Point hosts promotional ceremony for Major Calvin Townsend  Daily Times Leader

West Point saw one of their native sons come home on Friday morning as they honored Major Calvin Townsend in a promotional ceremony. Major Calvin E.

Methodist Church to open faith-based preschool  Daily Press

With Creative Critters moving back to rebuilt location, pastor and wife plan to open new preschool.

County students recognized at school board meeting  Cullman Times Online

Thursday night's meeting of the Cullman County School Board saw students from several schools receive recognition for efforts in athletic and academic events.

National Signing Day roundup: High school athletes pick their colleges  WWBT NBC12 News

Wednesday, Feb. 7 was National Signing Day where athletes from high schools chose what colleges to take their talents.

We Hear You: Transgender Pronouns, School Discipline, the Russia Probe, and Climate Change  Daily Signal

Editor's note: Many readers admired the high school students who stood up for a teacher who was fired for declining to use male pronouns to refer to a ...

MHS students take part in pilot welding program at RCC  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

A group of eight Mathews High School juniors and seniors are among the first to take advantage of an exciting new opportunity—one that could pay big ...

WestRock connects students to workforce  Daily Press

WEST POINT — High school students were given a break from their chemistry books last week to hear about how the science they learn inside the classroom.

Virginius Bray Thornton III, a civil rights leader and a founder of SNCC, dies at 81  Richmond Times-Dispatch

When Virginius Bray Thornton III was 6, he got the surprise of his young life when he went to purchase a Coke at a drugstore in his native West Point and was ...

Memorial Day events on the Peninsula  Daily Press

When is your town's Memorial Day celebration? Check this events list.

2018 Virginia high school football scores powered by Scorestream  High School Football America

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School & sports news for June 12  Rappahannock News

The Panther postseason wraps up with several state championships, the Culpeper Soil & Water Conservation District and Daughters of the American Revolution ...

Lady Devils return experienced infield to the diamond  Rappahannock Record

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi. The Lady Devils won by a run and lost by one to split with West Point High School (WPHS) in a varsity softball double header at Dream ...

Eight-Year-Old Not Permitted to Tell Classmates About Biblical Account of Daniel in Show-and-Tell  Christian News Network

ARLINGTON, Va. — A father in Virginia says that his son was stopped from speaking last week as he took his Bible to school for show-and-tell to share with his ...

Montross, VA, Northern Neck, Stratford, Colonial Beach, Kinsale  Westmoreland News

The inclement weather could not keep the orators from Region 1A East from competing this past Saturday. With a two-hour delay in place, the speakers traveled ...

Garden City principal placed at Good Hope Elementary  Cullman Times Online

As the dust settles from the closure of Garden City Elementary School, one of the biggest lingering questions has been answered. Former principal Susan ...

15 Former Virginia High School Football Players Chosen In 2018 NFL Draft  High School Football America

It was a very big weekend for 15 former Virginia high school football players who heard their names called at the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, ...

Ware Academy Graduates 16 Eighth Grade Students in Class of 2013  PR Web

Gloucester, Va. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 -- Ware Academy celebrated its eighth grade class of 2013 Friday, May 31 during a commencement ceremony at Ware ...

Who Won The Nation This Week? Hunter Woodhall Blazes US #4 400 Around Olympic Oval  MileSplit

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Alliance Defending Freedom  Media Matters for America

Fox News anchor Shannon Bream serially misgenders trans folks. Misgendering is a form of harassment that stigmatizes trans people and goes against ...

15 years of war after 9/11 has big impact on military-heavy Virginia

Eight years into his military career, U.S. Army chaplain Claude Crisp had a thought: “I've never seen war, nor do I expect to ever see it.”

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Tyrese Cooper Returns In 2018 To Defend His Title  MileSplit

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