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ValleyApps Announces Free Google Apps Migration For One School

Friday, May 7, 2010


Harrisonburg-based tech company ValleyApps today announced a promotional program that offers Virginia schools a chance to win a free IT migration to Google Apps.

Mendez Won’t Seek Re-Election To School Board

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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WSVA, TV3 and the DNR reported this week that Harrisonburg City School Board member Tom Mendez will not seek a third term. Mendez made the announcement on Tuesday’s school board meeting, and released a statement. . . . I’ve experienced the joy of having four of my six children graduate from Harrisonburg High School with […]

The Next Superintendent

Monday, January 25, 2010

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Harrisonburg City Public Schools made a survey using Google Spreadsheets to collect public input on what qualities the next superintendent should have. A public hearing will also be held for input on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. at Skyline Middle School. (Thanks, Robert)

Who Will Replace Ford?

Monday, January 4, 2010


Just as the Redskins look for a replacement for the recently fired Jim Zorn, the Harrisonburg School Board is searching for a replacement for the soon-to-retire Donald Ford (whether there’s a connection between the two depends on your opinion of the Redskins).

K – 12 State Budget Cuts Imminent

Thursday, December 3, 2009


Senators Mark Obenshain and Emmett Hanger, and Del. Matt Lohr met with local officials and school administrators yesterday about the likelihood of state budget cuts for K – 12 education in January. The probability is high.

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.