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Look at all the 2019 high school graduations  Staunton News Leader

Here are scenes from the public high school commencement ceremonies for Augusta County, Waynesboro and Staunton.

Grove, Samuel Eugene  The Daily Progress

Samuel Eugene Grove, 83, went to his Heavenly home on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at the Shenandoah Hospice House. He was born on November 9, 1935, the ...

Waynesboro Public Schools to purchase property next to high school  WHSV

Waynesboro high school is expanding. Last night, the school board voted to purchase property right next door to the high school.

Journey of love: Waynesboro High students to perform ‘Once on This Island’  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro High School drama department hopes to get people moving and have a fun time with this year's musical, “Once on This Island.” The show runs ...

United Way's Week of Caring helps Waynesboro High School  WHSV

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — A house in Waynesboro is getting updates through the United Way of Greater Augusta's Week of Caring. As part of their ...

Waynesboro School Board members review budget proposal, program changes  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro School Board's regular meeting Tuesday was a productive meeting.

Waynesboro school temporarily locked down due to erroneous report  WHSV

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — On Wednesday morning, WHSV received reports from concerned parents about a lockdown at Waynesboro High School and an ...

Lasting impression: Waynesboro seniors leave their mark by painting ceiling tiles  The Daily Progress

Bridget Roberts has taught at Waynesboro High for 16 years. She began allowing seniors in Art 4 and Art 5 to paint ceiling tiles 12 years ago.

Waynesboro High School renovation contract awarded  WHSV

The Waynesboro School Board awarded a contract on Tuesday for upcoming renovations to the city's high school.

Construction Gets Underway at Waynesboro High School - WVIR  NBC 29 News

Construction is now underway at Waynesboro High School. Phase one is kicking off with a new roof on the additions from the '30s and '50s.

Waynesboro inducts new members into hall of fame  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Two new members were welcomed Friday night into Waynesboro High School's athletic hall of fame. New inductees recognized at the Little ...

Waynesboro High School soars to new heights in Scholastic Bowl  The Daily Progress

It may not be as physically demanding as an athletic sport, but it has all the trappings of one. Last week, Waynesboro High School's scholastic bowl (also known ...

Waynesboro schools discussing what to cut to pay for raises  The Daily Progress

Tough decisions are ahead for Waynesboro Public Schools when it comes to balancing the 2019-2020 budget.

Drop in enrollment, teacher salaries top budget concerns for Waynesboro school board  The Daily Progress

As the budget for the 2019-2020 academic year continued to be the focus of discussion Tuesday night after a public hearing on the budget, Waynesboro School ...

Pro wrestlers visit Waynesboro High  The Daily Progress

Night of the Icon, hosted by Awesome Wrestling Entertainment, brought professional wrestlers back to Waynesboro High School Saturday night for more body ...

Waynesboro announces teachers of the year | News  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro Public Schools announced their 2018-2019 teachers of the year on Tuesday.

Waynesboro schools facing budget cuts for upcoming year  WHSV

Waynesboro Public Schools announced budget cuts to overcome an almost $1.3 million budget deficit for the next school year.

Waynesboro School Board OKs reducing teachers, staff to balance 2019-2020 budget  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro School Board approved a balanced budget for 2019-2020 which will require Waynesboro Public Schools cut as many as 12 teaching positions ...

Late bloomer: Waynesboro’s Teacher of the Year became educator in her 30s  The Daily Progress

Katherine Stevey, a 6th-grade Science teacher at Kate Collins Middle School was named Waynesboro Public Schools' 2019 Teacher of the Year.

Prep basketball: Waynesboro boys force flurry of turnovers to top Turner Ashby  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro's boys basketball season keeps rolling along after the Little Giants used a big fourth-quarter surge to pull away from Turner Ashby for a 65-59 ...

Council receives Waynesboro Schools budget request | News  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro City Council was told Monday night that Waynesboro Public Schools arrived at a balanced budget for the next fiscal year only after making a ...

Prep track: Wilson Memorial boys, girls sweep meet  The Daily Progress

Both the Wilson Memorial boys and girls track teams captured top honors at an early season track meet held Wednesday at Waynesboro High School.

Waynesboro football's confidence on the rise despite opening-night loss  Staunton News Leader

The Little Giants are hoping to rebound Friday against Wilson Memorial after suffering a heartbreaking opening-night loss to Stuarts Draft.

Waynesboro teachers will get a raise, but 'significant' budget cuts still coming, superintendent says  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO – Waynesboro Public Schools employees will get a 3 percent raise next year despite the division's tight 2020 budget, Superintendent Jeffrey ...

Waynesboro High School student chosen for Youth Summit  Waynesboro Record Herald

FAIRFAX, Va. — Garrison Russ, a student at Waynesboro Area Senior High School, has been selected to represent Waynesboro as a National Youth Delegate ...

Prep basketball: Waynesboro falls to Wilson  The Daily Progress

Wilson Memorial used an 18-0 run bridging the first and second quarters to open up a double-digit lead and the Hornets went on to defeat Waynesboro, 67-51, ...

Hunter, Campbell inducted into Waynesboro Athletic Hall of Fame  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The two newest members of the Waynesboro High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted earlier this month in ceremonies held at ...

Waynesboro gobbled up by Broadway  The Daily Progress

The visiting Broadway Gobblers took to the air Friday night to steamroll Waynesboro in Valley District action, 39-12.

Class celebrates 50 years in the real world  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — When the Waynesboro High Class of 1968 graduated high school they listened to music on 8-track tapes and records. They had not used ...

Liddick: Cutting classroom staff to pay for raises not smart  The Daily Progress

Two cheers for the Waynesboro School District. They are moving forward with modernization at Waynesboro High School. And they raised teachers' pay.

Virginia firm earns WHS contract as project gears up  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — A Virginia-based company has received the contract for the first phase of renovation of Waynesboro High School and work should start in ...

Waynesboro senior Patrick Maneval signs letter of intent with Shenandoah University  The Daily Progress

After a successful career with Waynesboro High School's track and cross country teams, senior Patrick Maneval will have an opportunity to continue competing ...

Safety and Security Improvements Coming to Waynesboro High School  NBC 29 News

Recent school shootings across the country have officials in Waynesboro taking a closer look at additional security updates for the city's only high school.

Prep basketball: Waynesboro boys holds off rival Lee  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro Little Giants got back on the winning track Thursday night, holding off a late R.E. Lee rally to turn back the Leemen, 54-51.

Waynesboro Public Schools Using Smartphone App to Address Bullying  NBC 29 News

Waynesboro Public Schools has enrolled in STOPit, a smartphone app that allows parents, teachers, and students to anonymously report bullying and other ...

Waynesboro schools earn accreditation  The Daily Progress

Newly revised school accreditation ratings for 2018-19 released Thursday by the Virginia Department of Education found that all Waynesboro schools received ...

Craving to do more: Waynesboro High students collect canned goods for food bank  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro High School's senior class was the winner of this year's Homecoming Spirit Week canned food drive.

Waynesboro High School presents 'Avenue Q'  WHSV

Waynesboro High School and the Theater Department will be presenting Avenue Q this weekend, and some of the characters stopped by WHSV News at Noon.

Waynesboro girls volley with Rockbridge  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Waynesboro High School's volleyball team volleyed with Rockbridge High's team Tuesday evening.

Waynesboro High School is getting closer and closer to renovation  WHSV

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — The renovation of Waynesboro High School may be just around the corner. Waynesboro City Council will meet with the school ...

Prep basketball: Waynesboro boys fall to visiting Harrisonburg  The Daily Progress

Not able to overcome a dismal start, the Waynesboro Little Giants fell to visiting Harrisonburg 67-45 on Senior Night.

Prep basketball: Waynesboro's defense smothers visiting Fort Defiance in lopsided win  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro Little Giant used scrappy full court pressure to shut down the visiting Fort Defiance Indians, 60-43, in Valley District boys' basketball action ...

Prep basketball: Fort Defiance boys stuns Waynesboro  The Daily Progress

Fort Defiance and its three victories are bound for regional play.

Waynesboro boys basketball team outlasts Fluvanna  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro boys basketball team picked up a critical nonconference win over visiting Fluvanna County on Thursday night, defeating the Flucos 68-55 on ...

Acting professionally: Waynesboro woman returns to the stage  The Daily Progress

Gwynne Wood, 22, cannot say what she most enjoys about performing in musical theater.

A long way from home: Ex-NFL star Ricky Ray has not forgotten his Waynesboro roots  The Daily Progress

The World Bank is a long way from Waynesboro, but not far enough away that Ricky Ray has forgotten his upbringing in a small Valley community where his ...

Fort rallies on road to defeat Waynesboro  The Daily Progress

For a long time Thursday night, the Waynesboro Little Giants stood on the verge of capturing their only win of the season.

Prep soccer: Waynesboro, Fort Defiance girls battle to draw  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro and Fort Defiance girls soccer teams battled to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday in Valley District action.

Report informs Waynesboro Schools about libraries  The Daily Progress

While it is not always wise to judge a book by its cover, judging a library by its books is all right for Waynesboro Schools. A School Library Analysis Report.

Kicking down barriers: Two girls wrap up 1st season on Waynesboro’s JV team  The Daily Progress

Freshmen Daniela Leiva and Sophie Sontz-Morrison were regulars on the Little Giants. Sontz-Morrison played multiple positions on both sides of the ball, ...

6th District candidate Jennifer Lewis tours Waynesboro schools  The Daily Progress

Sixth District Democratic congressional nominee Jennifer Lewis visited two Waynesboro schools on Wednesday in an attempt to learn more about facilities and ...

Prep soccer: Waynesboro’s boys, girls reach district championship games  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro High School boys and girls soccer teams will both be playing in the Valley District Tournament championship games on Friday.

Charlie Obaugh is gone, but its support of Waynesboro will continue  The Daily Progress

After 10 years in the River City, Charlie Obaugh Waynesboro's doors are closed at 2551 W. Main Street, but the company's commitment to the community is not ...

Waynesboro lays out high school renovation plan  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Waynesboro's city council and school board outlined a three-stage plan for the renovation of the high school at a joint meeting Monday night.

Childhood dream brings Waynesboro High teacher to nomination  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Laura Riggan graduated college unsure what she wanted to be when she grew up, but soon her childhood dream of teaching found her ...

Prep swimming: Waynesboro finishes 3rd at districts, heading to regionals next  The Daily Progress

With an enthusiastic group of talented swimmers, the Waynesboro High School girls swim team advanced a large contingent from Wednesday's Valley District ...

Waynesboro High School update to come Monday  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Waynesboro's city council and school board are set to meet Monday evening for a joint discussion and presentation on the planned renovation ...

Little Giants sweep quad cross country meet  The Daily Progress

Despite an unusually warm October day and a hilly home course, both Waynesboro High School cross country teams won their respective meets against ...

Look inside renovated Waynesboro High School  Staunton News Leader

The designs show the vision for Waynesboro High School after it's renovated.

Waynesboro Public Library’s annual Author Fest connects readers with writers  The Daily Progress

And on Saturday, the fifth annual Author Fest at Waynesboro Public Library will take readers face-to-face with local authors.

And the crowd roars  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Giants fans turned out to support their favorite team Friday night as the Giants battled against Wilson at home.

Prep soccer: Waynesboro boys play visiting Spotswood to a draw  The Daily Progress

The Little Giants and visiting Spotswood Trailblazers played a back-and-fourth game Thursday in boys soccer that ended in a tie.

Foster, David Burnett  The Daily Progress

David Burnett Foster died on April 13, 2019, in Waynesboro, Virginia, of complications from multiple myeloma. He was born on June 12, 1954, in Aiken, South ...

Waynesboro High School will Perform Avenue Q - WVIR  NBC 29 News

Waynesboro High School is set to perform Avenue Q, a play once known for it's strong adult *content*.

Little Giants worn down by visiting Trailblazers  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro Little Giants played significantly better Friday against visiting Spotswood than last Saturday's game with Harrisonburg, but the final result was ...

Photos from Waynesboro's 2018 graduation  Staunton News Leader

See some of our photographer's best moments from Waynesboro's 2018 commencement, followed by the photo gallery.

Lacrosse gaining in popularity across the Shenandoah Valley  The Daily Progress

In its third year, the Wolves Lacrosse Club now sports a roster of more than 90 boys and girls in second to ninth grade from throughout the county and beyond,

Waynesboro volleyball team raises money for 10-year-old battling cancer  The Daily Progress

Orange Out was a way to recognize Macie Sprouse, 10, a fifth grader at Westwood Hills Elementary School. Orange is the color for leukemia awareness.

Allen, Deborah  The Daily Progress

Deborah Allen, 43, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019. She was born on March 12, 1976, in Waynesboro, Virginia. Deborah was a 1994 ...

Waynesboro’s Briana Moore hopes to lead Bridgewater Eagles to successful season  The Daily Progress

Former Waynesboro High School Little Giant Briana Moore is making the most of her opportunity this season for the Bridgewater Eagles girls basketball team.

‘The best version of you’: WHS celebrates Class of 2018 graduation  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The skies were cloudy and the field was muddy, but Waynesboro High School's graduating class didn't let anything get them down on ...

Clarke County takes down Little Giants, 47-7  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Clarke County spoiled Waynesboro's homecoming Thursday night, handing the Little Giants a 49-7 shellacking in the non-district match-up.

Waynesboro High Homecoming king and queen crowned  The Daily Progress

It's Homecoming this weekend at Waynesboro High School, and during halftime of Friday night's game between the Little Giants and Turner Ashby, the king and ...

Community concerned over racism in county schools | News  The Daily Progress

VERONA — Several parents voiced concerns about bullying at the Augusta County School Board's meeting Thursday night.

Editorial: Why Virginia's aging schools are a problem  Roanoke Times

Waynesboro High School is a Frankenstein monster of a building.

Roberts, Carl "Woody" Woodrow  The Daily Progress

Carl "Woody" Woodrow Roberts passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the age of 83. He was the son of the late Carl H. and Agnes (Dooms) Roberts. A.

Waynesboro: Worrying about college is over for senior  Staunton News Leader

Hard work as a student at Waynesboro High School has paid off for Sabrina Munro. She will attend the University of Richmond with full academic scholarship.

Moran named Waynesboro football coach  Staunton News Leader

Following Derek McDaniel's retirement as football coach, the Little Giants name Shawn Moran as his replacement.

Teenager charged for threatening Waynesboro High School  WHSV

A 16-year-old Waynesboro boy has been charged with two felonies for threatening Waynesboro High School.

De’nia Jones leads Waynesboro past Fluvanna to 2-0 start  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro senior De'nia Jones scored 20 second-half points Wednesday night, sparking the Little Giants to a scrappy 56-48 victory over the Fluvanna County ...

Six Waynesboro High swimmers qualify for state tournament  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Two Waynesboro High School swimmers were crowned individual champions and four others qualified for the state tournament this past ...

Kirtland, Carolyn "Frankie" (Brown)  The Daily Progress

Carolyn "Frankie" (Brown) Kirtland, 69, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Waynesboro, Va., went to the Lord on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Norfolk Heart Hospital.

This sign posted outside Waynesboro HS  WHSV

A sign claiming the Waynesboro High School is condemned could be seen outside the school Friday.

Waynesboro sisters part of enthusiastic golf squad  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Thirty-six years is a long time to be in the coaching business, but Waynesboro's Charlie Cox is adamant that he still has fun. He has coached ...

Page-Wilson, Riverheads-Luray top six-game slate for Week 8 of H.S. football season  Staunton News Leader

With the postseason just four weeks down the road, the margin for error is shrinking for some City/County football teams. The chance to add a little width ...

Lambert, Janet Simmons  The Daily Progress

Janet Simmons Lambert, 77, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, in Charlottesville. She was born in Pendleton County, ...

Showing off a good cause  The Daily Progress

This is the fifth year the prom fashion show has featured rescue animals.

Talent show hits Waynesboro High on Saturday  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The Waynesboro High School talent show is slated for this Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the auditorium as the school celebrates world ...

Waynesboro schools to avoid layoffs by cutting vacant positions  The Daily Progress

Tuesday night was full of good news for Waynesboro Public Schools. After the annual Celebration of *Service* to recognize teachers and staff retiring this year, the ...

Garber, Irma Mae Fitzpatrick  The Daily Progress

Irma Mae Fitzpatrick Garber, 87, of Staunton, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at The Legacy at North Augusta. Born on June 22, 1931, in Schuyler ...

In rare company: NFL next stop for Riverheads’ Mike Herndon  The Daily Progress

GREENVILLE — In December when Mike Herndon walked across the graduation stage at the University of Pittsburgh, he achieved a goal that he never thought ...

A troubling trend or classic teenage rebellion? Teen vaping on the rise in the Valley  Staunton News Leader

Some adults and students agree teen vaping is an “epidemic," but others wonder if the concerns are overreactions to a little-understood trend.

School was refuge in segregated Waynesboro  Staunton News Leader

The Waynesboro story behind the film "Rosenwald"

Gwin, William Lloyd  The Daily Progress

William Lloyd Gwin, 70, of Waynesboro, Va., passed away on November 29, 2018, at the UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville from complications due to a fall.

Jennifer Lewis officially kicks off campaign for 20th House District  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro's Jennifer Lewis, the former Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District, officially announced Saturday her campaign to replace retiring ...

Wrestling stars will take spotlight for charity at Waynesboro High  The Daily Progress

Wrestling returns to Waynesboro on Saturday night as Awesome Wrestling Entertainment puts on “Night of the Superstars” at Waynesboro High School.

Tyree Jr., Douglas Randolph  The Daily Progress

Douglas Randolph "Butch" Tyree Jr., died on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the Shenandoah House in Fishersville. Doug was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, ...

Learning then and now: SVGS celebrates 25 years of knowledge and fun  The Daily Progress

From robotics to chemistry to theater, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School was buzzing with student projects on Thursday evening. The school celebrated ...

Governor's proposed pay raise for teachers could prove costly for local divisions  Staunton News Leader

STAUNTON – Gov. Ralph Northam's proposal to give all Virginia teachers a pay raise could lead to big costs for local school divisions. The three local divisions ...

A frigid night on the track puts athletes to the test  Staunton News Leader

The track teams from Fort Defiance, Stuarts Draft and Wilson Memorial bravely coped with frigid conditions at their meet Wednesday night.

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