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Art from the region’s high school artists come to Woodberry Forest

art (free clip art)

art (free clip art)

Press release from Culpeper County Schools:

CCHS, EVHS student art featured in 18th Annual Area High Schools Student Art Show at the Walker Fine Arts Center, Woodberry Forest School

Woodberry Forest School presents the 18th Annual Area High Schools Student Art Show from May 7 through May 30, 2015 in the Baker Gallery of the Walker Fine Arts Center.

The exhibition includes over eighty works in a variety of mediums by students from Culpeper County High School, Eastern View High School, Highland School (Warrenton), Orange County High School, William Monroe High School, and Woodberry Forest School.

There is a reception to celebrate the art of these area students in the Baker Gallery of the Walker Fine Arts Center at Woodberry Forest School on Thursday, May 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. The event is free and the public is cordially invited to attend.

Gallery hours for this exhibition are 9:00 to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday, and 1:00 to 5:00 pm on Saturday – Sunday.

Woodberry Forest School is located off Rt. 15 four miles north of Orange. For more information, contact Kelly Lonergan at 540-672-3900.

World Language Textbooks For Local High Schools Available For Review

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Books (free clip art)

Press release from Culpeper County Public Schools:

Culpeper County Public Schools will be adopting Spanish, German and French textbooks and is seeking input from students, parents, teachers, and other community members. The textbooks will
be available for review at each middle school and high school from May 11 through May 15, 2015. Spanish I textbooks are available at both middle schools, and all other world language textbooks are available for review at both high schools. Please check in with the receptionist at the school’s main office for the specific location of the textbooks. An evaluation form will be available for comments. The completed evaluation forms will be submitted to the Textbook Selection Committee, and the feedback will be used in assisting the committee with its final recommendations to the School Board for approval.

The Virginia Department of Education determines the schedule for approval of specific content area textbooks as based on the seven-year revision cycle for the Standards of Learning. This is the review and adoption year for world language textbooks. For further information, contact Linda Bowers, Division Curriculum Specialist for World Languages, at 825-3677, or e-mail her at

Bobbie F. Johnson Selected As Region IV Superintendent of the Year

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Press Release by Culpeper County Public Schools:

Dr. Bobbi F. Johnson, Superintendent of Culpeper County Public Schools, has been named the Region IV School Superintendent of the Year by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS). Region IV encompasses 19 school divisions in Northern Virginia.

Dr. Johnson was selected by other superintendents in her region, and she will be formally recognized at the VASS annual conference in Roanoke in May.

Dr. Johnson has served as Superintendent of Culpeper County Public Schools since 2009. Prior to that, she served as a teacher, then principal, director of instruction, and assistant superintendent. She oversees a school division of more than 7,700 students, over 600 teachers, and 10 schools. The school division’s annual operating budget is $79M.

As an educator with 30 years of experience, Johnson has continually been a champion for student achievement and has fought to assist underachieving populations and students.

Under Dr. Johnson’s direction, the division has undergone several renovation projects including the installation of security vestibules at all schools. Community partnerships have expanded and the premier scholarship program, E Squared, has produced students with marketable, business ideas. Joining Mountain Vista Governor’s school, and other advanced programs and offerings, is the new Germanna Scholars program that affords students the opportunity to earn their high school diploma and associate’s degree simultaneously.

Dr. Johnson has been awarded the Chamber of Commerce Athena Award for most influential woman, the first sever Economics Educator Award from Lynchburg College, and was named the 2009 Evelyn P. Bickham Outstanding Alumni Undergraduate from Lynchburg College.

Dr. Johnson serves as the chair of the Northern Virginia Superintendent’s Study Group, is a member of the executive board of the Virginia Association of Superintendents, and serves on the state superintendent’s leadership council.

She has been married for 37 years to her husband, David, and has four children and three grandchildren. Bobbi enjoys movies, reading, and decorating.

Students from Culpeper High School and Eastern View High School to travel to Germany

Press release from Culpeper County Public High School:

German students from Culpeper High School and Eastern View High School will be traveling to Albstadt, Germany as ambassadors of Culpeper this June as part of the German/American exchange program. Come help them raise funds for their trip by having dinner at Chick-fil-a on Monday, March 30 from 5-8 pm and Jersey Mike’s Subs on Tuesday, March 31st from 3-9 pm. Mention you are there to support the German Exchange students when you check out!

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