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Ashland Film Club offers essay contest for students

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 1:04 pm

The Ashland Theater located at 205 England Street has reopened and will be showing four classic award winning films as part of the Ashland Film Club series on Sunday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. on Feb 1, Feb 15, Mar 1, and Mar 15. Films include: ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy,’ ‘The Searchers,’ ‘To Kill A Mockingbird,’ and ‘The Sting.’ Following each film, Jim Doering, a member of the Randolph-Macon Film Studies group

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  • Pole Green fifth-grader named Hanover Spelling Bee Champion

    Posted on February 5, 2015 at 10:55 am

    Spelling Bee winner

    After 14 rounds, Evelyn Pritchard, a fifth grade student at Pole Green Elementary School, was declared the 2014-2015 division spelling champion for Hanover County Public Schools. The winning word was “palette.” Delaney Cotton, a sixth grade student at Oak Knoll Middle School, was the runner-up. The Hanover County Public Schools Division Spelling Bee was held at the Hanover School Board Office in Ashland, on Monday, Jan. 26, at 1 p.m.

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  • Hanover Preschool Initiative now accepting applications

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    The Hanover County Public Schools Hanover Preschool Initiative (HPI) is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. HPI is a free, full-day preschool program with an experienced teaching staff that enables students to engage in an exciting curriculum and a stimulating learning environment. HPI has 159 available spots to children who will be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 30, 2015. In order to qualify, families must reside in

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  • SWCD Scholarships available to Hanover seniors

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Two scholarship opportunities offered through Hanover-Caroline SWCD. Two 2015 scholarship opportunities are available to Hanover and Caroline County high school seniors through the Hanover-Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District and the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD). The Hanover-Caroline SWCD announces two $5,000 scholarships to be awarded to outstanding high school seniors in each of Hanover and Caroline counties, respectively. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in conservation

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  • Students’ art leaves school confines

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Students’ artwork lines the walls of the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education.

    Western Hanover students are getting the chance to share their artwork with the community at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education this month. Roughly 100 pieces by students from both Liberty Middle School and Patrick Henry High School currently line the walls of the center.

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  • Hanover’s volunteer coaches could undergo fingerprinting

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 12:55 pm


    Tuesday night, Hanover School Board members grappled over whether they should require individuals helping out with sports teams to receive a fingerprint check in addition to the division’s current background check procedure for volunteer coaches.

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  • HYSC collects 4,550 items from school supply drive

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Thanks to the generosity of the Hanover community, local students started school with new backpacks, markers, notebooks and much more. The Hanover Youth Service Council’s (HYSC) 17th annual school supply drive collected over 4,550 school supplies. An additional 43 zipper binders were donated thanks to a grant provided by the Youth Philanthropy Project. The collected school supplies were sorted and distributed to all of Hanover’s public schools. Supplies were also

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