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   Jun 13 2014 at 08:00 AM
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   Jun 16 2014

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Check out our VECCA Student Art Show Winners! Their work can be viewed in the Shenandoah County Government Center in the first floor hallway. Come see all the great work done by our talented students!
Tdap Shot Required of Rising 6th Graders
All students entering 6th grade in September, 2014 are required to have a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) shot.  Your child cannot start school in September without record of this immunization on file.  It is important to prepare for the Tdap vaccine now.  This immunization can be provided by your child’s physician.  It is also available at the Health Department at no cost.  Documentation from the doctor or Health Department should be presented to the school nurse.  Make your appointment now to help your child be prepared for middle school!
03/20/2014 Work Session Budget Presentation

Great communities come from great schools; therefore, we believe.....

  • All decisions are based on the best interest of our students.
  • Meaningful learning occurs only in the presence of meaningful relationships.
  • Measures of success are unique and individualized for each learner.
  • Continuous growth and improvement is expected for everyone.
  • Problem solving is an essential skill.
  • An atmosphere of respect must exist.
  • The education of our children is an investment of time, labor, and resources in our future.   

These beliefs are truly representative of our school division and our community!  They will serve as the foundation for decisions that we, as a school community, make regarding personnel, curriculum, finances, and our daily interactions with one another.  These beliefs will guide us as we all work together to meet the changing needs of our school division.  I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for the time and effort that you have dedicated to this worthwhile process.  I am excited about the possibilities that exist for our school division in the future.  Endless opportunities await us as we all work together for the mutual benefit of our community's children.
- Dr. Jeremy Raley

The Youth Resource Alliance was formed to serve as a venue for sharing information about the youth-serving groups and agencies available throughout the Lord Fairfax Health District.  In collaboration with Valley Health and Northwestern Community Services, the website provides the community with a comprehensive and up-to-date list of youth resources.  You can find these resources at www.youthresourcealliance.org.

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Click here to view the Shenandoah County Public Schools Action Planning Team Website.

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Did you know that all nine schools in Shenandoah County have been awarded full accreditation for thirteen consecutive years?  Did you know that one out of four students take an Advanced Placement and/or Dual Enrollment class?  To read more about interesting facts about our school division, check out our Fast Facts.

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The Mission of Shenandoah County Public Schools is to prepare each student for a future of life-long learning. We believe that:

  • The success of Shenandoah County Public Schools rests with how well we prepare our students for the future
  • All members of the learning community are valued and respected
  • A work environment must encourage and support trust, mutual respect, open communications, and risk taking
  • Processes which allow for continuous improvement and problem solving are essential
  • The education of all members of the learning community is a shared responsibility.

The Vision of Shenandoah County Public Schools is to be the first choice for education by:

  • Producing individuals who have the skills, ability, and attitudes to succeed as productive citizens and develop a mindset of life-time learning
  • Demonstrating high standards and expectations for all school personnel
  • Maximizing the utilization of school resources
  • Fostering goals and values that will be embraced by those whom the school division touches
  • Recognizing superior performance
  • Comparing favorably with Virginia standards.

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JRO March 2014
Thirteen SCPS Students Perform with Select Regional Orchestra
Three hundred students auditioned for half that many seats in Junior Regional Orchestra  READ MORE...
Cameron  Yeakle in Jazz Band
Showcase Features the Big Give, EMT Class, & Summer Arts Academy
SCPS Among 62 school divisions featured in state-wide publication  READ MORE...
Charlie Fultz
Charlie Fultz Presents Autism Squared at Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Conference
"Experience Autism" program and Classroom Accommodations Highlighted 
Morgan Carter, Trevor Wolf, Monique McGough
Their Science Projects -- Building a Telescope & Investigating Water Quality in Area Streams to Determine Impact on the Potomac River
Three Shen Co students from the Gov's School entered the SV Regional Fair and all three wee winners!  READ MORE...
strategic planning
Proposed School Budget Bridges Gaps
Moving from "where we are" to "where we aspire to be"  READ MORE...
Artist Palatte
Visit the VECCA Student Art Show
See all of the Entries. Winners for 2014 Announced  READ MORE...