Tag Archive: schools

Sep 03 2014

Scott Students Make New Gains on Mathematics SOLs

Student achievement improved during 2013-2014 on challenging mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL) tests first introduced three years ago, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reported last week. Scott County student followed the statewide trend in mathematics tests by posting a 4 point passing rate division-wide. Seventy-nine percent passed the updated mathematics tests in the county. …

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Dec 23 2013

Local Students Raise Money for Flood Victims in Philippines

Charity comes in many shapes and forms. And when people see a need to help their fellow man out, the human spirit reaches its pinnacle no matter what age, nationality or economic status. The world stood by in August and watched as the Philippines Islands became devastated by days of deadly flooding. Heavy monsoon rains …

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Jul 11 2013

Teacher Requests Return to Seven-Period Day

A Gate City High School history teacher asked members of the school board to reconsider a return to its former seven-period day. At the July 2 meeting of the Scott County School Board held at the Scott County Career and Technical Center, Pat Davis suggested that the quality of learning and teaching would be enhanced …

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Jan 23 2013

WC, Yuma Schools Earn Title I Distinction

Two county schools have been recognized by the Virginia Board of Education for helping economically disadvantaged students on standardized tests. Weber City Elementary and Yuma Elementary achieved the honor as a Title I Distinguished school. Title I Distinguished schools are recognized for meeting all state and federal accountability requirements for and achieving average reading and …

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