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May 30, 2015
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Lost SAT Exams Mean Retakes For 263 Loudoun Students

Just as the end of the school year appears on the horizon, 263 Loudoun County students learned Wednesday they will have to retake the SAT after the tests they took three weeks ago were apparently lost in the mail.


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Wednesday 05/27/2015
School Board Vice Chairwoman Will Seek Second Term

Jill Turgeon, the Loudoun County School Board’s vice chairwoman, will seek re-election this November.

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Contractor Awarded ‘Repackaged’ Broad Run Renovation Project

After the first round of bids for the renovation of Broad Run High School came in way over budget, school leaders Tuesday awarded what they called “a repackaged” version of the project to Henley Construction Co. for $18.9 million.

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UPDATE: Loudoun Speller Makes National Bee Semifinals

Obreptitious is the word that Shiv Lamba correctly spelled this afternoon to make it past the third round in the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.

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Tuesday 05/26/2015
Varsity Girls Field Hockey A Go For 2016

Girls field hockey has been welcomed off the sidelines. The Loudoun County School Board voted Tuesday to recognize girls field hockey as a varsity sport in the fall of 2016, giving the club program the needed nod to play in the Virginia High School League.

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Lamba Poised For National Bee

Loudoun County's Shiv Lamba will face 285 of the nation's top spellers at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week.

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Saturday 05/23/2015
Loudoun Schools Issue Student Safety Alert

Loudoun County Public Schools on Friday issued an alert for parents to be aware of a social media trend that promotes self-injurious behavior, such as cutting.

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Friday 05/22/2015
Leadership Loudoun Summer Program Taking Applications

All rising high school sophomore and seniors are invited to apply for Loudoun Youth Inc.’s Leadership Loudoun Youth summer program. Deadline to apply online is May 31.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
31 Loudoun Schools Earn Performance Awards

More than a third of Loudoun County’s public schools were recognized with Virginia Index of Performance awards for exceeding state and federal accountability standards, as well as achieving excellence goals established by the governor and the board.

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Akers Honored For Outstanding Service

Loudoun Valley High School journalism and photojournalism teacher Martha Akers recently received the National Federation of State High School Associations’ State Award for Outstanding Service through the Virginia High School League.

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