School Division Expenditures Comparison for Localities
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Question and Answer Sessions Scheduled
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October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Click here to see what our school division does to help prevent bullying
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Announces Central High School
as a Blue Ribbon School!
Read the Press Release
Video from U.S. Department of Education
(CHS is listed at 18:25 in the video)
Short-Term Facilities Planning Study Final Report
Presentation from October 8 Board Meeting
Spring Forward After School Enrichment Program
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Shenandoah County Public Schools uses the SchoolMessenger Notification System to provide timely communication to parents/guardians regarding school closings, delays, early dismissals, attendance, general interest activities, and campus/division emergencies. In order to enhance our ability to accurately deliver that information, we kindly request that you manage your contact phone numbers through your PowerSchool Parent Portal account. Click here for instructions on how to manage your contacts.
Great communities come from great schools; therefore, we believe.....
The Comprehensive Plan is designed to provide a vision for the future of the Shenandoah County Public Schools. The Comprehensive Plan reflects involvement from various stakeholders including the School Board, Superintendent, staff, principals, teachers, parents, and citizens. This document aligns with the Standards of Quality as outlined in the Code of Virginia. It is rooted in local school board philosophy and is aligned with all division planning documents, specifically the School Board’s approved technology plan.
The Plan is submitted pursuant to § 22.1-253.13:6 of the Code of Virginia. This document is a comprehensive, unified, long range plan based on data collection, analysis, and evaluation. The development process is a continuous cycle involving staff and the community.
The Shenandoah County Public Schools Comprehensive Plan is divided into five different sections including: 1)Culture, Climate, and Community 2)Building from the Start: Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Years 3)Teaching and Learning 4)Leadership and 5)Employee and Organizational Success. The full plan can be viewed at the following link:
Comprehensive Plan 2012 - 2018
School Board Goals 2015 - 2016
Student Opportunity and Achievement
Create a systemic culture of deeper learning where students are empowered to learn in an interdisciplinary environment where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with authentic experiences that provide students with the skills needed to be future-ready in a global economy.
Ensure proactive external and internal communications to foster a community-wide conversation and understanding regarding the excellence of SCPS and the role that the school division plays in preparing students to be connected, global citizens.
Attract, retain, develop and support high quality and diverse staff to support organizational excellence.
Critically analyze current practices to strategically and equitably align all resources to support the division's beliefs while achieving efficiencies of operations and relief for overcrowded schools.
According to Policy GBA/JFHA, the Shenandoah County Public Schools prohibits sexual harassment and harassment based on sex, gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Any student or school personnel who believes he or she has been the victim of or has witnessed sexual harassment or harassment by a student, school personnel or a third party should report the alleged incident to one of the compliance officers or to any school personnel
The following persons have been designated as the contacts regarding compliance issues associated with this sexual harassment and harassment policy:
Ms. Evelyn Linaburg, Assistant Superintendent, (540) 459-6701
Linda C. Hodges, Supervisor of Human Resources, (540) 459-6743
Shenandoah County School Board Office, 600 N. Main St., Suite 200,
Woodstock, Virginia 22664