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High school notebook: Tryon's departure leaves void at Brooke Point

Brooke Point is searching for a new boys basketball coach after alumnus Danny Tryon resigned to take an assistant athletic director position at Edison High in ...

Governor recognizes Brooke Point student voter registration drive

Students at Brooke Point High School are great at getting people to sign-up to vote.

PHOTOS: Brooke Point girls fall to Patrick Henry

The Brooke Point Black-Hawks hosted Patrick Henry in the Region 5D semifinal at Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Virginia on Feb. 22, 2019. The Hawks ...

INSPIRED: Brooke Point High School 3-peat champion for voter engagement

Brooke Point High School administration, teachers and students have been recognized by the Virginia Secretary of Administration and Governor for registering ...

Brooke Point High School wins Governor's Award for voter registration

Brooke Point High School's Inspire Virginia club—a student-led organization aimed at increasing youth voter registration—has won a 2019 Governor's Award for ...

High school softball: North Stafford outlasts Brooke Point in eight innings, 3-2

The North Stafford softball team got to Noelle Sterner early on Tuesday, bunching three hits for a pair of runs against the Brooke Point pitching ace in the first ...

Stafford School Wins Voter Registration Challenge  Fredericksburg, VA Patch

Stafford School Wins Voter Registration Challenge - Fredericksburg, VA - The Inspire BP club at Brooke Point High School won a statewide voter registration ...

New School Principals Approved In Stafford County  Fredericksburg, VA Patch

New School Principals Approved In Stafford County - Fredericksburg, VA - Here's a look at several of the new principals recently approved by the Stafford ...

Stafford senior offered more than $2 million in scholarships

Armon Barnes's college acceptance and scholarship award letters fill up several expandable file folders.

Stafford student piles up $1.8M in scholarship offers  Inside NoVA

Armon Barnes is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Brooke Point High School in Stafford who has a big decision to make.

Former Brooke Point High School football player sues over alleged locker room choking incident

A former Brooke Point High School football player who says he was choked unconscious by a teammate is suing current and past coaches and school ...

High schools: Brooke Point AD Pierce retires following DUI arrest

Brooke Point High School announced Thursday that athletic director Roger Pierce is retiring from Stafford County Public Schools after 35 years of working in ...

Quarter-century later, former Brooke Point coach finds owner of North Stafford class ring

Getting a high school class ring is a rite of passage—one of those memorable experiences on the road to adulthood.

Basketball player dies following game in Stafford | News  Inside NoVA

A King George High School student died after a varsity basketball game at Brooke Point High School on Tuesday evening.

High school football: North Stafford finally gets payback with shutout of Brooke Point

It didn't completely make up for the sting of four losses (especially the two playoff defeats) that North Stafford suffered to Brooke Point over the past two seasons.

Colonial Forge High School senior turns trash into art

Elena Ahwee–Marrah believes that one person's trash is another person's art.

CYBERPATRIOT: Brooke Point team competes in semi-final

Brooke Point High School CyberPatriot teams competed in the Air Force Association Youth Competition CyberPatriots Semi-final competition.

Virginia Secretary of Education tells Stafford school officials he wants to move away from 'toxic' standardized tests

Stafford County schools Superintendent Scott Kizner calls Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni “one of the hardest-working, most-compassionate leaders to ...

Packed Stafford County school bus causes concern for parents; they say overcrowding ongoing issue  FOX 5 DC

A now-viral photo is raising concern in Stafford County over over-crowded school buses.

Library makeover transforms Brooke Point High School in Stafford

Bruce Benson grabbed a marker in the Brooke Point High School library and started writing on the wall.

Students of the Month: January | Education |

Jason Kaiser, the son of Jason Kaiser Sr., and Larizza Kaiser, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Jason is a member of National Honor Society and ...

JMHS mourns death of student who collapsed during gym class Monday

James Monroe High School students stood in the school commons for 15 minutes of silence Tuesday morning to pay respects to a classmate who died Monday ...

High school football: Brooke Point uses Thompson's legs, tough defense to down Harrisonburg

Christian Thompson chewed up nearly 200 yards and rushed for two touchdowns, and tenacious defense did the rest as the Brooke Point High School football ...

Stafford pizza parlor employee finds $6000 in cash in the trash—and turns it in

Morgan Burnley's duties as an employee at a North Stafford Papa John's restaurant include everything from making pizza to the routine task of taking out the ...

Students of the Month: March | News |

Nikki Thomas, the daughter of Alexis and Rodney Thomas, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Nikki is a member of Spanish Club and Spanish National ...

Stafford County teen swims with a purpose after father's cancer diagnosis  WJLA

Taking a dive in the pool, swimming practice is underway. “My mom actually put me in the water before I could even walk just to burn off energy because I had so ...

High school football: Stafford pulls off stunning rout of host Brooke Point, reaches Class 5 state semifinals

Stafford High School football players and coaches have insisted all season they have “new DNA.”

Students of the Month: November | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for November:

High school boys basketball: North Stafford tops Brooke Point in 2OT

When North Stafford raced out to a 14-point lead in the third quarter of its Commonwealth District showdown with host Brooke Point on Tuesday, head coach ...

Gov. McAuliffe visits Stafford high school that met voter registration challenge

The jammed gymnasium of Brooke Point High School took on the atmosphere of a rock concert. Hands slapped together. Cellphones glowed. The crowd roared.

Kaine visits Stafford school to brainstorm solutions to teacher shortage

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited Stafford County on Friday morning to discuss the nationwide teacher shortage and ways to increase “respect for the profession.”

High school football 5D playoffs: Brooke Point continues to prove doubters wrong in topping North Stafford

Starting around 9:45 p.m. Friday and for several minutes thereafter, an unexpected sound emanated from the Brooke Point weight room. After graduating key ...

High school football: Brooke Point promotes Hazelwood to head coach

When Tommy Buzzo was the defensive coordinator at Central Connecticut State, he had a fellow assistant coach that matched his work ethic.

Family of Brooke Point locker-room choking victim hires lawyers

The family of a Brooke Point High School football player who suffered a concussion after being choked by a teammate in the locker room has hired lawyers and ...

King George player who died after collapsing at basketball game was cheerful, popular

Anthony “A.J.” Gibson had the type of gregarious personality that made it difficult for coaches to stay upset with him for long.

SCPS Schools Theater Events  Fredericksburg Today

Stafford County Public Schools is pleased to share some upcoming school theatrical performances.

High school football: Lightning forces suspension of two games

A line of severe weather forced the suspension of two area high school games Thursday night, as nondistrict contests between Stafford and visiting Potomac and ...

Students of the Month: February | News |

Andrew Sammel, the son of Thomas and Linda Sammel, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Andrew is a member of National Honor Society, The National ...

EDITORIAL: Not in vain: Stafford to seek roads bond

W HEN THE Stafford County Board of Supervisors votes today to advance its proposed roads bond referendum, it will be a bittersweet moment indeed. The vote ...

Photo of crowded school bus with kids 'wedged in like sardines in a can' goes viral  Yahoo Lifestyle

A photo of a jam-packed school bus that forced students to crouch and sit in the aisle is going viral — and outraged parents say it's an ongoing problem.

Alumna offers Brooke Point student the experience of a lifetime

Quanika Thomas, owner of Nina's Boutique, granted Brooke Point High School junior Leslie Bond's prom wishes of a lifetime.

Brooke Point Students to Perform at Kennedy Center

STAFFORD, Va. — The Chamber Ensemble singers of Brooke Point High School in Stafford are going to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington on ...

Brooke Point student charged with threatening to bomb, 'shoot up' school

A Brooke Point High School student has been charged with two felony offenses for threatening to bomb and "shoot up" the school, Stafford County authorities ...

King George basketball player dies after suffering health emergency during game

A King George High School basketball player died after suffering a health emergency during a game at Brooke Point High School Tuesday night, school officials ...

Brooke Point Estates Offers Classic Homes from the Low $400's

From Atlantic Builders. Brooke Point Estates is a new community with a limited number of beautiful 1.5+ acre estate home sites going east on Courthouse Road ...

Stafford residents graduate from Air Force basic training  Inside NoVA

The following graduates of Stafford County high schools are now U.S. Air Force airmen and recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San ...

Medical examiner says King George basketball player died from enlarged heart

The King George High School basketball player who collapsed in December died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy—an enlarged heart muscle, according to the ...

McClellan named principal of North Stafford High | News  Inside NoVA

At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board approved the appointment of Scott McClellan as principal of North Stafford High ...

Missing Stafford County Girl May Be Headed to Fairfax County  NBC4 Washington

Authorities say a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing in Stafford County, Virginia, may be headed to Fairfax County.

High school football: Drew chasing big names at Brooke Point

On the topic of greatest running backs to ever play at Brooke Point High School, the discussion doesn't meander too far past Daniel Davis and Chase Barnett.

Rob Hedelt: Two unique Halloween displays lighting up the night in Stafford County

In one stretch of Stafford County this Halloween night, you can see a rock band called “The Rolling Bones” and a medieval scene with dragons and a costumed ...

Virginia Youth Train to Become Traffic Safety Advocates  NBC 29 News

More than 115 teens from across the commonwealth will be arriving at James Madison University for a week of educational and hands-on activities that focus on ...

Head of the Class: Brooke Point's valedictorian plans to become a pediatrician

BROOKE POINT: Dorothy Castelly. Valedictorian of Brooke Point High School Class of 2017. FAMILY: Parents Harry and Marjorie Castelly, siblings Charles and ...

High school girls basketball, 5D semifinals: Brooke Point gets brushed asided by Patrick Henry-Roanoke

Brooke Point's stellar girls basketball season came to an end in a bruising battle against the Roanoke's Patrick Henry High School Friday night, as the ...

Students of the Month: April | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for April:

Stafford woman who died trying to rescue her pug impacted a lot of lives, father says

Katie Marie Mason impacted a lot of lives for such a private person, her father wrote Wednesday.

Brooke Point softball team wins conference championship | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The focus of the Conference 15 softball season this year was on two stalwart teams – Mountain View and North Stafford.

Community Mourns Virginia High School Football Player  NBC Washington

In Stafford, Va., a community is mourning a high school athlete who was known as "a friend to everyone." Forrest Peterson died early Saturday after a single-car ...

Stafford Fire and Rescue's 10th recruit academy celebrates graduation

Bright and early, 19 men and women from Stafford County Fire and Rescue's Recruit Academy 10 began their final day of training after six long months of ...

Stafford high school graduation season is here  Fredericksburg Today

From Stafford County Public Schools. STAFFORD, VA – Seniors from Stafford County Public Schools will soon kick off graduation season. This year SCPS ...

Palmer, Jennifer | Obituaries |

Jennifer Maurine (Lowndes) Palmer returned to her heavenly home on the 24th of December, 2018 at the age of 36. Jenna fought valiantly against mental ...

Military Notes | Announcements |

U.S. Air Force Airman Leonardo Randazzo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2017 ...

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for May:

All-Area softball: Ritchie, Lucia buoyed Black-Hawks during playoff run

Dan Tarr coached Arizona Ritchie for four years. But it was during a contest early in Ritchie's senior campaign that the Brooke Point softball coach fully realized ...

Wasted Ballots? A Lesson Exploring Why More Young People Don’t Vote, and What Students Can Do About It  New York Times

All fall, news sources have been reporting that the pace of new voter registrations among young people is accelerating. After the Parkland school shooting ...

Bluefield College football program picks up some size and skill  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield College head coach Dewey Lusk announced the signing of 13 young men to the Rams' football program on National Signing Day, on Wednesday.

High school football practice opens with plenty of new coaches

As a 35-year coaching veteran, Clark Harrell has experienced his share of change.

Mason, Katie Marie | Obituaries |

Our bold and free-spirited daughter and sister, Katie Marie Mason of Stafford, passed unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the age of 28 as the result of a ...

Stafford County high schools graduations scheduled for June 13  Inside NoVA

All Stafford County high schools will host graduation ceremonies Saturday, June 13. The schedule for each school follows.

Brooke Point football coach Buzzo resigns | Sports

Tommy Buzzo's new job may preclude him from attending Brooke Point graduation this spring, but he doesn't need a ceremony to recognize the ...

Stafford Graduates 2213 Seniors

STAFFORD, Va — There are 2,213 new high school graduates in Stafford County following graduation ceremonies at all five high schools this weekend.

Figueroa hopes winding road leads to NFL shot

Alex Figueroa arrived at Central Oklahoma with some personal baggage. He may leave the Bronchos for an NFL training camp.

A WISH FOR OUR WORLD: A smile for a smile

A smile for a smile would be nice. I'll smile at people, and they'll smile back, it's like we traded.

Football saved his life after a deadly day in Afghanistan

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. -- Stafford native Daniel Rodriguez is leading athletes in his first ever youth training camp. "It's how we affect other people and the ...

Young People Keep Marching After Parkland, This Time to Register to Vote  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The pace of new voter registrations among young people in crucial states is accelerating, a signal that school shootings this year — and the ...

Stafford County School District Announces Administrative Appointments  Fredericksburg Today

Stafford County Schools has announced several administrative appointments throughout the school division. Scott McClellan Appointed North Stafford High ...

Seven Ways to Teach the Midterms With The New York Times  New York Times

To help educators prepare for the final month before the midterm elections, we have collected ideas submitted by teachers and added some of our own to create ...

UPDATED: Man charged with attempted capital murder following Stafford standoff  Inside NoVA

An armed man who barricaded himself in a home in the Hartwood area was taken into custody after a standoff that lasted more than eight hours.

Volunteer to cheer at Special Olympics basketball championships

March madness is starting early this year as nearly 800 Special Olympics Virginia athletes shoot for gold at the annual Special Olympics Virginia Basketball ...

Stafford hires Dodd as new activities director | Sports

Stafford High School named Chris Dodd as its new assistant principal of athletics and activities Tuesday.

Global learning program grows in popularity here | Local

Watching over her students, Spotsylvania High School history teacher Cathy LaRocco said that relinquishing control of a lesson can be a challenge.

College football: Brooke Point grad Alex Figueroa back on the field

Alex Figueroa has received a second chance on the football field and appears ready to make the most of it.

High school theater productions - spring 2018 | Entertainment

It's an exciting new theater season for area high schools and theatergoers—from beloved Broadway musicals like “The Music Man” to an iconic Tennessee ...

Stafford schools recognize service employees of the year  Inside NoVA

Kayla Knudson, of Conway Elementary School, is the recipient of the *service* employee of the year car sponsored by the division's business partner, Apple ...

Local artist's works on display in black history exhibit in Richmond

Freedom rings in different ways to different people, and the latest exhibit at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia in Richmond explores how ...

Student of the Month: September | Local |

Mark Maire, the son of Mark and Phyllis Maire, has been selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for September at Brooke Point High ...

Fired Stafford High coach settles complaint | Local |

The Stafford County school system has reached a settlement with former Stafford High assistant football coach Kenneth Marshall, who was fired after running a ...

Graduation rates improve in Prince William, Stafford | News  Inside NoVA

High schools in both Prince William and Stafford counties managed to post slightly improved four-year graduation rates for the class of 2016, beating statewide ...

Men's Soccer Announces 2017 Signing Class  VMI Athletics

LEXINGTON, Va. – Heading into his second season at the helm, VMI men's soccer head coach Michael Bonelli announced Monday the addition of 16 ...

All Stafford public schools Fully Accredited | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

All 30 schools in Stafford County earned the highest accreditation rating of “Fully Accredited” for the 2015-2016 school year, according to the Virginia ...

Triplets join a fourth friend to earn Eagle Scout  Fredericksburg Today

Photos by Nicole Rice. Triplets Russ, Nick and Paul Pierce of Stafford joined Fredericksburg's Chip Maurer to earn their Eagle Scout awards Sunday. The four ...

Lady Comets earn state tourney berth with 3-1 win over North Stafford HS

The Halifax County High School softball team is headed to the Virginia High School League Division 5 State Tournament.

'We've got to take a stand. We've got to end all of this.' More than 300 join Manassas March for Our Lives event  Prince William Times

While hundreds of thousands descended upon Washington, D.C. Saturday afternoon for the March for Our Lives event, a smaller but similarly committed group ...

From marrying Christmas couples to riding in holiday parades, local Santa's work is never done

On a recent Friday, a young Fredericksburg couple and a handful of family members gathered downtown in Market Square for a wedding.

On Sunday, Hallmark movie to star Stafford native

On Sunday, TV viewers across America will see a Stafford native co-star on that old chestnut of Christmas programming, Hallmark Channel.

When life put Stafford County teen in a wheelchair, she learned how to pop wheelies

For one glorious week last summer, Carly Allphin was able to forget about the cancer deep in her bones.

Students of the Month: October | Local |

Millie Ouk, the daughter of Prak Ouk and Bunmom Chung, has been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for October at Brooke Point ...

Easter Events | Entertainment |

April 8. Dog Easter egg hunt, Memorial Park, Kenmore Avenue. Egg hunt and optional costume contest. Dogs must be at least 12 weeks old, be current on shots ...

Damone Drew commits to Villanova Football  VU Hoops

Coach Ferrante and staff continue to crush it on the recruiting trail in advance of his first season in charge. In addition to LB Trajan Anderson, they also landed a ...

Injured Riverbend High soccer player 'progressing' | High School

Riverbend High School boys soccer player Jake Gallello was injured Tuesday during an away game at Stafford County's Brooke Point High School.

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