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ValleyApps Announces Free Google Apps Migration For One School

Friday, May 7, 2010

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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

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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

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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.