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Pendulum is swinging, Espy says at Clay event  Daily Times Leader

The pendulum of justice, fairness and equality constantly is swinging. But every time it swings back to the right, it swings a little further to the good. And every ...

West Point HS teacher terminated following transgender controversy  WAVY-TV

The school board for West Point Public Schools voted unanimously on Thursday to approve the termination of a teacher at West Point High School who was at ...

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 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 High School Teacher Fired For Refusing to Use Trans Student's Pronouns  GayRVA

It seems that the rural areas of eastern Virginia are turning into a regular battleground over the civil rights of transgender high school students. From.

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Touch a truck event by West Point Combined Parent Teacher Organization coming Saturday  Virginia Gazette

Truck-filled fun pulls in to West Point this weekend. The “Touch a Truck” event presented by the West Point Combined Parent Teacher Organization is set for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 teacher on administrative leave after controversy involving transgender student

WEST POINT, Va. (WRIC) - Students and parents in a Virginia town roughly an hour east of Richmond are rallying behind a teacher put on paid administrative ...

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.

West Point High School honors seniors  Daily Times Leader

Valedictorian Synthia Mathews, third from right, and Salutatorian Alvin Carter III, third from left, are joined by fellow honor graduates Chamiya Brownlee, Arresta ...

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 ...

Virginia teacher punished for refusing to use transgender student's preferred pronouns  The Christian Post

A teacher in Virginia has been put on administrative leave for using feminine pronouns for a student who, while born female, identifies as male. Peter Vlaming ...

Food Trucks by the River brings food and fun to West Point  Virginia Gazette

The first Food Trucks by the River event for 2018 brought food-filled fun to families and residents of West Point Friday evening. The town brought the food truck ...

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.'

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.

From tradition to tradition, West Point players expect to keep winning at EMCC  Daily Times Leader

Everitt Cunningham, from left, Jason Brownlee, Terence Cherry, Tray Brownlee and De'Marrio Edwards are the West Point High School players that are on the ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Arts Alive presents 3 Redneck Tenors  Virginia Gazette

Arts Alive presents the “3 Redneck Tenors” and the opening of an invitational art exhibit, featuring West Point Councilwoman Gail Nichols, on March 17.

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.

Tucker Carlson alleges that anti-trans teacher who misgendered kid was fired for "thought crimes"  Salon

Tucker Carlson on Monday interviewed Virginia high school teacher Peter Vlaming, who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student's correct pronouns.

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.

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,

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 ...

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.

'There is so much God in this room right now': veterans enjoy free Thanksgiving meal  CullmanSense

WWII veteran Cloyce Talmadge Drake, left, and The Brandin Iron Steakhouse's Josh Speakman, right, pose for a photo during Monday's free Thanksgiving ...

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.

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.

Stafford County Schools Superintendent Makes Changes To Proposed Transgender Student Policy  GayRVA

In the wake of an incident involving a transgender student being put at risk, Stafford County Public Schools has been working to create a policy that would.

MDE releases school report cards  Starkville Daily News

The Mississippi Department of Education released report cards for districts and individual schools in the state Tuesday. The report cards contain data on the ...

Toni Tupponce and 'A Sign of the Times Band' to give holiday performance  Urbanna Southside Sentinel

The public is invited to join Arts Alive Inc. for a special holiday performance by West Point native Toni Tupponce and “A Sign of the Times Band” at 7 p.m. on ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Memorial Day events on the Peninsula  Daily Press

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

High school football scores around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 is your home for scores across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

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 ...

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 ...

Iridian Gallery Turns Thrift-Store Castaways Into Deathless Art With Bling It Out Saturday  GayRVA

As the only LGBTQ-focused art gallery in the South and one of few in the United States, Iridian Gallery is a treasure for the Richmond LGBTQ community, ...

How Bad for LGBTQ People – and All Americans – Is Trump's Pick for Attorney General? Really Bad. This Bad.  GayRVA

Some Americans right now are probably thinking that President Donald Trump's announcement he will nominate William Barr as Attorney General is a good ...

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 ...

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

Check out the top 50 boys indoor performances nationally by event from the week of meets ranging from January 23rd to 29th, 2017.

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 ...

Freshmen Girls National Indoor Rankings: Jordan Sales Approaching Sub 7 In 55 Dash

Check out the top 100 freshmen girls national indoor rankings by event as of December 26th. Jordan Sales of J.H. Rose (NC) is already approaching sub 7 ...

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

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PHOTOS: DC/NYC transgender military ban protests | Gay Richmond News, Entertainment, Nightlife & LGBT Community Guide  GayRVA

Read More: fundraiser, protest, resisters, Trans Women of Color Collective, transgender military ban, transgender military *service*, Trump. transbanprotest.

US Top 25 Girls Indoor Track & Field Rankings

Check out the current US top 25 girls indoor track & field rankings as of December 13th. Kaitlin Ryan of Bronxville (NY) rolled to a swift early season 1K time of ...

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.”

Freshmen Boys National Indoor Rankings: Hernandez Among Top 5 In 200/400/500

Check out the top 100 freshmen boys national indoor rankings by event as of December 26th. Napoleon Hernandez of Tatnall (DE) leads all freshmen in the ...

Top 50 Freshmen Boys National Indoor Rankings: Garrett Suhr Runs 4:25 1600 For County Title!  MileSplit

Richard Montgomery freshmen Garrett Suhr won the Montgomery County Championships 1600 last week with an incredible close to win in a personal best time ...

US Top 25 Boys Indoor Track & Field Rankings

Bethel (VA) sophomore Edward Richardson III ran the nation's leading time in the 500 meter dash on Friday at the CNU Winter Frolic with a 1:05.91 clocking.

US Top 50 Boys Indoor Rankings: Union Catholic 1st Under 8 Minutes In 4x800  MileSplit

Check out the US top 50 boys indoor rankings as of January 17th. The Union Catholic boys were the first team in the country to break 8 minutes in the 4x800 this ...

US Top 50 Boys Indoor Rankings: Daniel Claxton Breaks The Ice For High Jumpers At 7 Feet  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 boys national indoor rankings as of February 3rd.

US Top 50 Boys Indoor Rankings At Start Of 2017: Herron Doubles US #1's 200/400 In Birmingham

Check out the current US top 50 deep rankings for the indoor track & field season as of January 1st.

Alliance Defending Freedom  Media Matters for America

Here are 300 of extreme anti-LGBTQ group Alliance Defending Freedom's reported 3,300 allied attorneys · Blog ››› 2 min 53 sec ago ››› MEDIA MATTERS ...

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