Local school officials say pay raises will help districts retain teachers and staff.
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Administrators say attendance is higher at Rockbridge County High School largely because of a program launched this school year that helps students who struggle in traditional learning environments.
Rockbridge County Public Schools food service managers want a pay increase to help recruit and retain more cafeteria workers.
The RCHS Career and Technical Education Program faces challenges updating its work-based learning equipment in the outdated Floyd S. Kay Career and Technical Education Center.
Shortages within the healthcare industry have forced local mental health providers to scale back counseling and other services, making it difficult to keep up with increased demand, especially from lower-income families.
Parents and students are frustrated by what they say is a lack of communication and action from the school administration following reports of hate speech. Many also felt unsafe when no lockdown occurred after a gun was found on RCHS property.
Concerned parents and candidates cite books in school libraries as evidence, while administrators deny their claims.
High school football has returned in the spring with protocols designed to keep players and staff safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Darmante siblings dominate their categories in public speaking and debate heading into the state finals.
Young alumni of the Lexington and Rockbridge County school systems want more diversity among teachers and a more welcoming environment for all students.