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Williamsburg-James City County Schools

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  • Paul Wheeler named coach at Virginia High in Bristol

    Paul Wheeler named coach at Virginia High in Bristol
    One of Paul Wheeler's favorite adages about building a winning high school football program is: "Sometimes you've got to take a step back to move forward." A bread-and-butter guy whose three state championship teams featured hard-tackling defenses and...
  • Arrest policies differ among districts

    A criminal conviction is grounds for dismissal for a school employee, but what happens if a charge is still pending? The answer depends on where you work and the nature of the job. The issue arose after it was learned that a Williamsburg-James City...
  • Local budgets driven by rising costs, lagging revenues

    After dealing with spending cuts, rising costs and tax increases, local governments are moving into the start of another fiscal year as the economy continues to recover at a sluggish pace and real estate assessments decline. City and county budgets for...
  • 52 percent of local schools meet No Child Left Behind AYP goals

    52 percent of local schools meet No Child Left Behind AYP goals
    Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
  • Paul Wheeler not retained as Lafayette's football coach

    Paul Wheeler not retained as Lafayette's football coach
    Paul Wheeler is out as head football coach at Lafayette High after 10 seasons during which he won a state title, reached another state final and won 82 games. Wheeler said he told officials in early October, amid a controversy with a team parent, that he...
  • Lafayette football players, parents disappointed by Paul Wheeler not being retained as coach

    Williamsburg-James City County Schools' denial of Paul Wheeler's request to remain as head football coach at Lafayette High is proving to be unpopular with Rams players and parents. Some expressed their surprise and disappointment Friday and Saturday...
  • Paul Wheeler's exit at Lafayette prompts questions that can't be answered

    Paul Wheeler's exit at Lafayette prompts questions that can't be answered
    Judging the fairness of Paul Wheeler's exit as Lafayette High's football coach is impossible. But judging Williamsburg-James City County Schools is not. Administrators and/or their lawyers are dodging, an understandable but frustrating stance to nosy...
  • Inside the BRD: Petition drive latest sign of support for former Lafayette football coach Paul Wheeler

    Lafayette High football players, parents and others continue to show support for Paul Wheeler, whose request to return for an 11th season as the Rams' head coach was denied last week by Williamsburg-James City County Schools. The latest sign is the...
  • Wheeler supporters speak to WJCC board, hope a resolution can be found

    Wheeler supporters speak to WJCC board, hope a resolution can be found
    For All-Bay Rivers District center Nick Kepa, the idea of speaking in front of the seven-member Williamsburg-James City County School Board scared him a lot more than having to block Poquoson's nose guard. "There were a lot of nerves," said Kepa, a...