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Thursday, November 2, 2023

The Virginia Daily Education News is a daily update (Monday through Friday) of education news throughout Virginia. Links are created to various media outlets throughout the state.


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ACPS reinstates student resource officer program

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- After a few years hiatus, Albemarle County High School has reinstated a student resource officer to further school safety measures and connections between students and local police. 

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Rockets CARE: Middle School Club Helps Community with needed Food Drive

Yes, Craig County is a small community, but many feel that the residents have big hearts and much of it is learned as a child. The Craig County Middle School club, Rockets CARE, recently sponsored a food drive to support the DSS food pantry.

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Radford High theater students support Radford-Fairlawn Daily Bread

Heather Bell RADFORD - A group of Radford High School students, members of the Bobcat Theatre Company, spent their Saturday afternoon in support of a good cause, collecting food for Radford Fairlawn Daily Bread at Kroger.

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Governor Youngkin visits Louisa County High School

Gov. Youngkin went to LCHS to hear from students, parents, and faculty on how they're putting his All In Virginia plan to practice.

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Martinsville gets another monarch butterfly waystation

MHC After 3 and the Dan River Basin Association installed a new monarch waystation at Martinsville High School.

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Kecoughtan HS students address gun violence in play

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - A local high school is joining a national call to address gun violence. Performing arts students at Kecoughtan High School will present ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6. This comes as Hampton city leaders and police work to address the issue.

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Vape Detection Systems Installed At Alexandria High School Campuses

Vape Detection Systems Installed At Alexandria High School Campuses - Del Ray, VA - New installations at Alexandria high school campuses will detect smoke from vaping, cigarettes and marijuana.

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LCPS ombuds serves 232 people in first year

Many of the 207 people who met with Loudoun County Public Schools Ombuds Carey Williams in her first year on the job expressed concern about retaliation from school division officials

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Supporting STEM - Gazette Journal

The Gwynn's Island Civic League Foundation, working with Mathews Elementary STEM teacher Amber Williams, recently provided more than $1,100 for the purchase of two STEM...

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Giant squash and PATH board visit Rappahannock elementary

Jason Loris and his world-record-breaking squash visited the Rappahannock County Elementary School cafeteria on Oct. 27 to show off the impressive vegetables to students, staff and members of the PATH

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Join us at the Woodlands Hotel for the Annual Fall Conference for School Board Clerks on November 16, 2023! You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to gather with colleagues, in person, and learn about important topics that affect a clerk's duties from day to day.


Session topics this year include; Top Ten Things You Didn't Know About Being a Board Secretary which will be presented by Attorney Micah Schwartz, a presentation on "Roberts Rules of Order" presented by Pakapon Phinyowattanachip, and new this year, attendees will be able to test their knowledge with School Board Jeopardy!


In addition to the Conference, clerks are also invited to attend the Annual Convention General Sessions and network at the Exhibit Hall.

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Don't miss our next VSBA Event

November 15-17, 2023 - VSBA Annual Convention

Don’t miss out on VSBA’s Annual Convention, the celebratory end-of-year gathering! This event is the largest meeting of the year, which brings together over one thousand school board members, superintendents, and school division staff from across the state of Virginia. Over the three day convention, attendees will hear from three different general session speakers, choose from over forty-five hot topic break-out sessions pertinent to public education issues, have the opportunity to meet with businesses dedicated to serving schools, and much more.

Location: Williamsburg Lodge

Registration: Please reach out to your school division clerk to register for this event. For affiliate members, please reach out to Mikaela Coffey for registration at

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