U.S. Air Force Airman Gabriel R. Lewison graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Lewison, the son of Jessica and Heath Lewison of Stafford, is a 2018 graduate of Colonial Forge High School.

The Wildcat Battalion’s senior enlisted cadet Jesse Scott, a rising junior at Mountain View High School, represented Stafford County students July 31, when he addressed 350 teachers at the Stafford County New Teacher In-Service training. He welcomed the educators to Stafford and challenged t…

This year’s Mountain View High School Wildcat Battalion commanding and executive officers, Cadets Christopher Kushner and James Russ, completed the Marine Corps JROTC Region One Senior Leadership Camp at the Outdoor Odyssey Leadership Academy in Pennsylvania in July. The Stafford students ar…

A reception honoring the life of Joan “Joni” Albert Lawler took place at the conclusion of the Sandy Point Fourth of July parade, which Lawler began years ago at Lynch’s Point. Del. Margaret Ransone presented the memorial resolution to her husband of 43 years, John Lawler, and her three daug…

Jessica Sorensen, a teacher at Chancellor Middle School in Spotsylvania County, is bringing back lessons designed to engage and promote students’ understanding of Holocaust history from the nation’s leading Holocaust education conference this summer at the United States Holocaust Memorial Mu…

Mountain View High School Marine Corps JROTC cadets Hannah Thompson, left, and Marian Rempola, center, and fellow Wildcat Izabella Kulstad, right, finished the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy at Quantico in July after a week of training hosted by the Marine Corps Recruiti…

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Fredericksburg City Public Schools has announced its policy for providing free or reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Programs. Each school or central school nutrition office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any in…

Carol Clark of Smart Beginnings, a nonprofit that aims to help youngsters get a good start on their lives, spoke at a recent North Stafford Rotary meeting. Smart Beginnings serves many of the nearby counties and cooperates with other local charities to obtain the best results for the childre…

U.S. Air Force Airman Ishmael Sesay recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Sesay is the son of N’pha Sesay and brother of Aminata Sesay of Stafford County. He is a 2014 graduate of Freedom High School, Woodbridge.

Steven Poillon of Fredericksburg recently earned Board’s Honors at Rappahannock Community College by earning a grade point average of 4.0 during the spring semester.

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