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  1. West Point HS teacher at center of transgender controversy terminated after school board hearing  8News
  2. West Point students walk out of class to support fired teacher  New York Daily News
  3. West Point HS teacher terminated following transgender controversy  WAVY-TV
  4. West Point High teacher fired following transgender controversy  WWBT NBC12 News
  5. West Point teacher fired for refusing to call transgender student male pronouns  WTVR CBS 6 News
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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 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 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 ...



West Point HS teacher at center of transgender controversy terminated  WAVY-TV

The West Point School Board voted unanimously on Thursday to approve the termination of a French teacher at West Point High School, Peter Vlaming, who ...



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 ...



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 High School Homecoming candidates and committee  Virginia Gazette

West Point High School's homecoming candidates and committee.



Virginia teacher fired for refusing to call transgender student male pronouns  WTKR News 3

In a unanimous decision, the West Point Public School Board voted to terminate a teacher who refused to call a male transgender student by his pronouns.



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



PHOTOS: Backlash over West Point teacher being fired  Richmond.com

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 ...



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

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.



COMMENTARY: Teacher pays penalty for provoking the pronoun police  Fredericksburg.com

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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

West Point High School is accepting nominations for the next West Point High School Sports Hall of Fame. Nomination forms can be found on the school website ...



Virginia teacher fired for refusing to call transgender student by male pronouns  Metro Weekly

A Virginia teacher has been fired for insubordination after he refused call a transgender male by his preferred pronouns. Last Thursday, following a contentious ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Updated everything: 36th annual Crab Carnival  Virginia Gazette

Here's an updated list of everything happening this weekend's 36th annual Crab Carnival in 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



Stafford schools may hold forum on proposed transgender policy  Fredericksburg.com

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



Annual Jammin on the Point concert series features local WP band  Virginia Gazette

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.



News to know Dec. 7: Fields trial deliberation; Hull Street double shooting; when snow arrives  WWBT NBC12 News

We're ending the work week looking ahead to the first significant snowfall of the winter and what it means for the start to next week.



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,



West Point seeks to gather citizens' opinions on town with survey  Daily Press

West Point officials hope citizens will voice their opinions about town life in a survey launched Wednesday.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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

Major Calvin Townsend poses for a photo with his family at his promotional ceremony Friday. (Collin Brister, DTL). By: COLLIN BRISTER. Staff Writer.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Memorial Day events on the Peninsula  Daily Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Scholastic Bowl team wraps up season  Rappahannock News

The Scholastic Bowl team competed last weekend in the Region 1A East Championship at Luray High School. Rapp got off to a fast start, defeating ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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.”



Alliance Defending Freedom  Media Matters for America

Anti-LGBTQ powerhouse Alliance Defending Freedom had more than 100 allies in influential government positions in 2018 ...



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

Fastest man in the country? That's an unwritten title in some ways. You can win state titles, maybe a national championship. But did you end the season with the ...



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