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Spotsylvania County Schools | Announcements |

Joanna Melita and Andrew Pisani, 2019 graduates of Massaponax High School, have been awarded the prestigious Kalon Leadership Scholarship at Bethany ...

Kid Stuff: June 13-20 | Weekender |

The Caroline County Fair returns to the Caroline County Agricultural Fair Grounds on Wednesday. Enjoy live music nightly, attractions including world champion ...

Community Briefs | Announcements |

National Poppy Day is Friday. The red poppy, a nationally recognized symbol of sacrifice, has been worn by Americans since World War I to honor those who ...

Spotsylvania to hold information sessions about high school redistricting

The families of Spotsylvania County students will have the opportunity to hear more about two plans for redistricting four of the county's five high schools at a ...

Spotsylvania parents have many questions about high school redistricting

Spotsylvania County parents questioned school division officials for about two hours this week at the third of four information sessions on redistricting plans that ...

Spotsylvania School Board approves high school redistricting plan

The Spotsylvania County School Board has approved a redistricting plan that affects four of the county's five high schools.

Massaponax student charged after video of attack at school

A Massaponax High School student has been charged with malicious wounding following an incident Monday in which a girl was hit in the back of the head and ...

EDITORIAL 1: Violence at Massaponax High | Editorials

LAST week, a shocking attack on a student at Massaponax High School in Spotsylvania County was caught on video. “She came up behind me and she pulled ...

Onstage: June 13-20 | Weekender |

ANACOSTIA PLAYHOUSE. 2020 Shannon Place SE, Washington, D.C. 202/241-2539; “Klytmnestra: An Epic Slam Poem,” fusing Kabuki, ...

Virginia high school student shaken after brutal attack by bullies caught on camera goes viral  FOX 5 DC

A brutal attack Monday morning at Massaponax High School was caught on camera as other students were heard taunting and laughing at the student.

Spotsylvania residents mostly opposed to proposed high school redistricting plans

Of the 28 people who spoke at a Spotsylvania County School Board public hearing Monday night about proposed redistricting plans that would affect four of the ...

Massaponax High School Assault  Fredericksburg Today

Sheriff Roger L. Harris announced that charges were filed against a 15 year old suspect for malicious wounding after an altercation on school grounds.

High school tennis preview: Brewster puts Massaponax back on the map

She wasn't exactly born with a tennis racquet, but Alexa Brewster certainly inherited an interest in the game.

Chancellor at Massaponax volleyball | Gallery |

The Chancellor High School volleyball team travels to Massaponax on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

High school volleyball: Confident Massaponax sweeps Chancellor | Sports

During intermission between the second and third games of Tuesday's volleyball match between Massaponax and Chancellor, the Panthers danced to the ...

High school boys basketball: Commonwealth tournament final: Massaponax wins first ever district crown

Massaponax High School opened its doors in 1998. During that 20-year span, the boys basketball program never won a championship of any kind.

DECA: Massaponax has heart of gold | Local |

September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and on Friday, Sept. 28, Massaponax High School went gold to benefit the Fairy Godmother Project.

Public hearing set for Tuesday on Spotsylvania County budget

The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors will host a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed fiscal year 2020 county budget and whether to raise taxes to ...

Young Life: Rally behind 'Newsies' at Massaponax High School stage

Widely popular as a Disney movie and Broadway hit, “Newsies”—the inspiring tale of the daring 1899 strike of New York newsboys—will come to the stage of ...

High school football: Balanced offense, key special teams play lift Massaponax over Mountain View

The Massaponax High School football team needed a collective effort in Friday night's pivotal date at Mountain View, and coach Eric Ludden's team delivered.

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 ...

Spotsylvania residents speak out on possible tax hike

More than 40 people came out to comment on the proposed Spotsylvania County budget Tuesday night at Massaponax High School.

Athletic trainers play key role in high school sports

Christy Carlson was a four-sport standout at Fluvanna High School when she suffered a knee injury during the basketball season that required a rehabilitation ...

Massaponax grad Vinny Mihota invited to Arizona Cardinals' rookie minicamp

Former Massaponax High School football standout Vinny Mihota will get a shot at the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals.

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 ...

Students of the Month: December | News |

Guinevere Unterbrink, the daughter of Kimberly Carrol and Kevin Unterbrink, is a senior at Caroline High School. Guinevere has maintained an exceptional ...

Difference Maker: Nat Jackson coaches student-athletes to be successful in life

Nat Jackson was ashamed to tell his story. But Jackson came to the realization there was no better way to reach Fredericksburg area youth than sharing the ...

FLYING HIGH>> Massaponax High School theatre team wins state championship

Massaponax High School's Theatre Club has won the Class 5, State Championship in the Virginia High School League State Theater Festival held at Piedmont ...

Massaponax High School hosts annual Special Games | Local

A teacher asked everyone to stay clear of the black rubber track circling Massaponax High School's football field.

Boys basketball: Stafford finally solves Massaponax, posts 17-point Commonwealth District victory

There may not be a boys basketball team in the Fredericksburg area more complete than Stafford.

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 ...

Students of the Month: November | News |

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

Majority of Fredericksburg-area schools post better graduation rates than state as a whole

The majority of the Fredericksburg region's high schools posted better graduation rates this year than the state as a whole, according to the Virginia Department ...

FFA: Massaponax High School chapter raises funds with cake auction

The Massaponax FFA recently held a cake auction at the American Legion. The FFA provided a wonderful smoked BBQ dinner, and dessert was auctioned off ...

U.Va. grads help Fredericksburg-area high school students follow in their footsteps

Kiana Rollins understands the struggles and pressures students face if they want to be the first in their family to attend college.

Panthers advance in DECA state competition | Local

Massaponax High School had 23 students attend the DECA State Leadership Competition in Virginia Beach, including Nathan Brosseau, Ellie Butler, Tristen ...

Vague school-related threat nothing to worry about, Spotsylvania authorities say

Spotsylvania authorities have attributed a vague social media posting that apparently stirred up a number of county high school students to a teenager who was ...

Massaponax grad who went from washing Lamborghinis to owning them returns for alumni career day

Jason Adams once washed cars for $50 a week and drew pictures of Lamborghinis he filled in with colored pencils.

Spotsylvania Crime Solvers March 27-April 2 | Crime, Police & Fire

Spotsylvania Crime Solvers is seeking information on the following crimes:

Students of the Month: September | News |

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

Spotsylvania teacher's conviction stemmed from relationship with student

An ongoing relationship with a teenage student led to the 12-month jail sentence a popular former Massaponax High School teacher was recently ordered to ...

Rustic Spotsylvania log home on 7 acres: $699,900 | Business

The log home may be the centerpiece of 8301 Oak Pond Way, off Massaponax Church Road in Spotsylvania County, but it's the entire 6-acre property, along ...

High school baseball: Senior's Long ball penchant keeping Massaponax on Cloude nine

Ryan Cloude considers himself an avid reader of, a website devoted to sabermetrics, or the statistical analysis of baseball trends.

Spotsy students return to school before Labor Day for the first time since 2012

Thirteen-year-old Gabi Waldron's summer break lasted less than two months, but she's OK with that. Believe it or not, she is actually happy to be getting an ...

Massaponax High School theatre team wins state championship

Months of rehearsals recently paid off for Massaponax High School theater students, who won a state championship for the silent play “Who Is Chasing Whom.”

High school girls basketball: Massaponax cries foul after Mountain View win

The disbelief was mutual. Neither Massaponax coach Ramon Hounshell nor his Mountain View counterpart, Ben Sargent, stopped shaking his head as he ...

High schools: Stafford, Massaponax, Spotsylvania, Courtland could be on move in new VHSL alignment

The Virginia High School League's realignment plan for the 2017–18 school year would eliminate the current conference system and divide each of the state's ...

High school girls soccer: Courtland tops Massaponax in battle of rebuilding programs

The Massaponax and Courtland girls soccer teams enjoyed banner seasons in 2015.

Spotsylvania schools preparing for enrollment increases in future

The Massaponax High School students had the same idea last month when their teacher asked them about potential stories for the school newspaper.

New population numbers provide context for Stafford County growth debate

A Stafford County leader cited “runaway growth” as one of the reasons for restrictions on higher-density housing approved Tuesday.

Massaponax's Beaver to orally commit to West Virginia | Sports

As Donavan Beaver toured prospective colleges this spring, no campus stood above the rest.

Fairy Godmother Project and partners conduct Heart of Gold campaign to raise awareness of pediatric cancer

The devastating effects of pediatric cancer go far beyond the damage caused by the tumor growing in the child's body.

Massaponax teens compete in financial and consumer awareness competition in San Diego

A team of five Massaponax High School students have been studying all year, first for a state competition they won in February, and then for the National ...

DECA: Massaponax group learns with Old Navy | Spotsylvania

In August, Massaponax DECA members participated in a job shadow and day of training at Old Navy. Management staff worked with the students and taught ...

High school girls basketball: Pollock hits milestone as Massaponax tops Mountain View

The Massaponax and Mountain View girls basketball teams met for the second time in the past five days Tuesday on the Panthers' home court.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

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

High school golf: Massaponax plays it safe in claiming Conference 15 title

Joel Marshall and Joe Clift figured the interior of a minivan was as good a place as any to deliver a speech about the importance of safe and conservative play.

Massaponax football game to honor late Cpl. Ryan McGhee

Sherrie Battle McGhee says her late son will be with her in spirit at tonight's Massaponax High School football game against Riverbend.

5D volleyball: Massaponax tops Stafford, looks ahead to Mountain View rematch

The last time the Massaponax volleyball team traveled to Mountain View, the Panthers became unraveled by the Wildcats' home crowd and dropped the contest ...

Local teens work to fix up homes for needy families

Organizers said the mission behind WorkCamp is to encourage young adults to live outside of their comforts zones.

High school football: No. 3 Massaponax reloads once again

The Massaponax football team has been in this position before.

Former Massaponax football star named Riverbend basketball coach

Nat Jackson was known as one of the first football stars at Massaponax High School when he was the starting quarterback for the Panthers in the early 2000s.

Virginia 5A North region football final preview: Stone Bridge vs. Massaponax  The Washington Post

No. 9 Stone Bridge (11-2) at Massaponax (12-1). What: Virginia 5A North region final. When: Friday, 7 p.m.. Where: Massaponax High School, Fredericksburg ...

Spotsylvania Teacher of the Year Jailed for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor  Fredericksburg Today

Update Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. An ongoing relationship with a teenage student led to the 12-month jail sentence for now-former Massaponax High School ...

High School Football 2015: No. 1 Massaponax | High School

YATES HAS HELPED 'D' MAINTAIN DOMINANCE. Many assistant coaches aren't noticed by outside observers for the type of work they put in. But assistants ...

Letter: Spotsy School Board should consider redistricting | Letters To Editor

I am a student at Massaponax High School, and I am writing to bring attention to the overpopulation at my school, where classrooms are always full.

Spotsylvania family searching for answers in death of 19-year-old son

Bernhard and Jill Medina were on their way home to Spotsylvania County from the State Fair of Virginia last Saturday when they received the phone call every ...

High school boys basketball: Massaponax win, but road gets tougher

The Massaponax boys basketball team entered its Conference 15 first-round matchup against Brooke Point in desperation mode.

High school football: Massaponax is up front on its veteran leadership

When former standout two-way lineman Vinny Mihota went down with a season-ending foot injury in 2013, Massaponax turned to a tall, skinny sophomore with ...

Spotsylvania finds no evidence to support school threat rumors, but attendance suffers

While online chatter about threatened violence at two Spotsylvania County high schools appears to be unfounded, hundreds of students stayed home or left ...

High school football: Massaponax LB Anderson trying to become 'most cerebral player he can be'

As Trajan Anderson moves about the Massaponax High School football field, the standout senior linebacker can hear his father's voice in the crowd.

KINDNESS: Former Miss America addresses students as part of Massaponax DECA's campaign

Caressa Cameron—Jackson returned to Massaponax High School to speak with students as part of MHS DECA's Kindness Is Contagious Campaign.

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 ...

Jett, Chance | Obituaries |

Chance Logan Jett, 21, of Spotsylvania passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018. He graduated from Massaponax High School in 2015. He was attending Virginia ...

Citadel football signs 13 to boost recruiting haul to 27, most since 2012  Charleston Post Courier

Citadel football signed 13 players on Wedneday, boosting the Bulldogs' haul to 27 players for the 2019 recruiting class.

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 ...

Students of the Month: April | Local |

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

James Monroe team wins 2017 Black History Bowl | Local

The 18th annual Black History Bowl sponsored by the Fredericksburg Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., was held in April. This year's ...

Military Notes | Local |

U.S. Airforce Airman Corey D. Weakland has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He has since ...

Former Spotsylvania teacher of the year gets jail time

A former Spotsylvania County teacher of the year has been ordered to serve 12 months in jail after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge involving a ...

Students explore 304-year-old Germanna Colony during 3-week immersive German Academy

High school students from across Virginia interviewed staff members representing Germanna settlers and some of their descendants on Thursday at the site of ...

GOOD CITIZENS: Spotsylvania County students recognized for character

On Saturday, March 17, Spotsylvania Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented Good Citizens pins to Spotsylvania County high school seniors ...

The Class of 2015 Is Getting Ready To Graduate

Fredericksburg, VA - Here's a schedule of this year's high school graduation ceremonies in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford.

2019 WVU football recruiting class  WTAP-TV

New WVU football head coach Neal Brown has 22 members in his recruiting class.

NFL Draft: Massaponax grad Houston-Carson motivated for a chance at the NFL

DeAndre Houston-Carson cultivated his gift for positive visualization at a young age during 11-on-11 football games in his Spotsylvania County backyard.

Fredericksburg area has produced its share of celebrities, pt. I

Our area is where George Washington was born and grew up. Several other well-known historical figures also have connections here: John Paul Jones, James ...

PART III: Addict hits rock bottom, then changes course

Nothing cured Brandon Renner's taste for pills and heroin like two months in the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

WVU Commitment and Signee Central  247Sports

Highlights, player cards, bios and more for WVU's Class of 2019.

5A football playoffs: Latest Mihota brother leading Massaponax in playoffs

In his capacity as Massaponax's starting center, Louis Mihota has a hand in every play run by an offense designed to grind down opponents with a slog of ...

Fredericksburg Concert Band celebrates 20 years of making music

Most musicians who played in their high school and college bands wind up shelving their instruments once they finish school.

Massaponax's Kayla Bowler working to get back to normal

Kayla Bowler walked on a treadmill, her short and careful steps bringing her closer to a recovery from the illness that essentially forced her to learn many of life's ...

Discover calendar Dec. 1-Jan. 1 | |

DECEMBER. Dec. 1. Old Town Warrenton Christmas Parade, Main Street, Warrenton, 6 p.m. Parade begins at Sixth Street and proceeds west. Christmas tree ...

Mothers involved in Spotsylvania schools vie for Lee Hill board seat

Lisa A. Phelps is challenging interim Spotsylvania County School Board member Kathryn “Kassie” Palmer to represent the Lee Hill District on the school board.

Citadel signing day: Quotes, notes and video of each new Bulldog recruit  Charleston Post Courier

The Citadel signed 13 new football players on Wednesday. Here's what coach Brent Thompson had to say about each of them:

Teens hammer with heart and soul at Arlington diocesan WorkCamp  Arlington Catholic Herald

Trading cell phones for hammers and saws, 830 youths came together at Massaponax High School in Fredericksburg for the 32nd diocesan WorkCamp June ...

Massaponax soccer player Al Jumaili translates game, life to U.S. style

The hint of glee on Tareq Al Jumaili's face is stubborn. It refuses to be washed away by the rainwater pooling into tiny basins beneath his pair of blue Adidas.

PART I: Coast Guard injury leads to painkillers and then Spotsylvania man's addiction

Brandon Renner's military photo shows a youthful innocence and the promise of things to come.

High school boys basketball: Ashlock atones for poor first game, leads Massaponax over Stafford

After an eight-point loss to Stafford's boys basketball team on Jan. 13, Massaponax sophomore Jarius Ashlock was determined to avoid a similar outcome.

After a stage career in NYC, local singer comes back to the garden

One sure sign of summer is the annual Fork It Over Festival held by Downtown Greens in their upper garden at the corner of Dixon and Princess Anne streets.

Spotsylvania elects one political newcomer while two incumbents hold onto their Board of Supervisors seats

Spotsylvania County voters re-elected two incumbents to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, but political newcomer Kevin Marshall pulled off an upset in a ...

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