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School Board Chairman Bob Hundley.

Non-resident students expected to pay tuition

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Families with students in Hanover County Public Schools that have not provided the division with proper proof of residency have until June 15 before they will be asked to pay up for the amount of time their children have been enrolled in the school system. May 12, the School Board voted 5-1 to collect non-resident tuition—$5,690 per student, per year—from any family who improperly has a child or children enrolled

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  • Lee-Davis DECA students earn top honors

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    Trevor Heath, Jacob Johnson, and Nick Baldwin at the competition in Orlando after their victory.

    Lee-Davis High School DECA students proved they can compete on the global stage, as three chapter members won first place in DECA’s annual International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, last month. And their project not only brought recognition to their school, but it helped a fledgling nonprofit. Juniors Jacob Johnson, Trevor Heath, and Nick Baldwin earned the honor for presenting their DECA chapter’s entry in the Creative Marketing Project

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  • Stonewall Jackson principal wins REB award

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 10:36 am

    Stonewall Jackson Middle School principal Nancy Disharoon.

    Stonewall Jackson Middle School Principal Nancy Disharoon landed the 2014-2015 R.E.B. award for Distinguished Leadership in Hanover, and she hopes to make a splash of creativity in her middle school by establishing an accessible innovative space for all students to work with their hands and get their creative juices flowing. The annual honor from the Community Foundation is given to one leading administrator who exceeds daily job expectations from each

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  • Hanover youth recognized for scientific excellence

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:49 am

    Gracie Goodpasture, at right, shows one of her chicks to second graders at the Steward School.

    Gracie Goodpasture, a 14-year-old resident of Western Hanover, began raising chickens at a young age to determine the best possible breed. This is just one of the science projects that the National Teacher Association recognized Gracie for at an April 29 ceremony at Steward School in Henrico. The organization presented the young girl with the 2015 Angela Award, which each year is given to a female fifth through eighth grade

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  • Solar panels installed at Randolph-Macon College

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 11:03 am

    R-MC President Robert Lindgren, student Talbot Weston, student Daniel Coon, Provost William T. Franz, and Dominion representatives David Rives and Mary Doswell cut the ribbon in celebration of a solar power project at the college.

    A partnership with Randolph-Macon College and Dominion Virginia Power has brought more than 265 solar panels to an academic building on the college’s campus in Ashland to test how solar energy can be stored in batteries and distributed. R-MC President Robert Lindgren cut the ribbon on the new project April 22 along with Dominion Power staff and others. Dominion officials said the combined solar and battery storage at the college

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  • 41st annual Festival of Arts and Sciences set April 25

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Hanover County Public Schools’ 41st annual Festival of the Arts and Sciences will be held Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Patrick Henry High School located at 12449 West Patrick Henry Road. Admission is free, and food will be available for purchase. Over 2,000 students will participate in this community event that highlights their accomplishments during the school year. It will feature exhibits and live performances

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  • Changes coming to Hanover High’s specialty center

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:07 am

    Hanover High School's specialty center is scheduled to receive an overhaul in the fall of 2016.

    The makeup of Hanover High School’s more than 10-year-old specialty center will receive an overhaul in the fall of 2016. April 14, the School Board unanimously approved a redesign proposal that will establish a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy and a Health Science Specialty Center at the high school’s existing center. Some of the proposal was part of a recommendation from a facilities work group on how to better

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