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Williamsburg-James City County Schools

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Top Williamsburg-James City County Schools Articles

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  • Developer's confidential proposal roils James City County board

    Developer's confidential proposal roils James City County board
    A politically connected developer quietly floated a confidential proposal to partner with James City County in a $30 million-plus deal to build a new middle school – but left some of the elected officials who would have to come up with money, and...
  • Inside the BRD: Bryan Davis resigns as Warhill High football coach

    Inside the BRD: Bryan Davis resigns as Warhill High football coach
    Bryan Davis will not coach the Warhill High football team in 2013 after all. Approved in early June by Williamsburg-James City County Schools as the Lions' football coach, Davis said on Wednesday that he will not move from the Wilmington, N.C. area...
  • Most local budgets are just a few clicks away

    Most local budgets are just a few clicks away
    We are in the midst of local government budget season in Virginia, with school divisions and localities presenting proposed 2013-14 spending plans and holding public forums and hearings on them. If you want to explore the proposed budget, and compare it...
  • 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...
  • Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services

    Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services
    Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...
  • Building a better school lunch

    School lunches today contain some of the usual suspects — chicken nuggets, dinner rolls and pizza, for example. But schools are getting sneaky. Pizza crusts and chicken nugget breading may contain whole grains, and dinner rolls may be made with...
  • Inside the BRD: W-JCC Schools to petitioners: Wheeler can't return as Lafayette coach

    It appears Williamsburg-James City County Schools' decision denying Paul Wheeler the opportunity to rescind his resignation as Lafayette High football coach is final. Charlie Marcotte, the parent of a former Lafayette football player and the leader of...
  • 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...
  • New coach Andy Linn brings stability to Lafayette High football

    A Lafayette High football program beset by controversy the past several months, received a piece of news sure to rebuild stability and contentment. Lafayette athletic director Dan Barner announced on Thursday that Rams' offensive coordinator Andy Linn has...
  • 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...