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Neil Sullivan named North Stafford's new head football coach  Inside NoVA

After serving the past three seasons as the football team's defensive coordinator, Neil Sullivan is North Stafford High School's new head football coach.

Lady Comets earn state tourney berth with 6-3 win over North Stafford

History repeated itself for the Halifax County High School softball team Tuesday night — and in a good way.

Jazz cooking and a crowd dancing, North Stafford students and seniors mark 20 years of proms

Sitting by her husband of 47 years, who's decked out in a tux and snappy blue bow tie, Sue Jarman is tapping her foot to every note being played by the North ...

High school track: North Stafford's Snow, Massaponax's Pyatt consider themselves competitors, not rivals

Morgan Snow doesn't want any sympathy. The North Stafford junior track and field standout was unable to win a Commonwealth District or Region 5D title in the ...

North Stafford High School Library Featured in Magazine  Fredericksburg Today

From Stafford County Public Schools. STAFFORD, VA – Stafford County Public Schools is pleased to announce that the North Stafford High School library is one ...

North Stafford Star Running Back Invited to Play in All American Game  Fredericksburg Today

Devyn Ford will receive a game jersey and an invitation to play in the prestigious Under Armour All American Game.

Quarter-century later, former Brooke Point coach finds owner of North Stafford class ring

Getting a high school class ring is a rite of passage—one of those memorable experiences on the road to adulthood.

Joe Mangano steps down as North Stafford's head football coach  Inside NoVA

Joe Mangano announced Tuesday that he has stepped down as North Stafford High School's head football coach after 11 seasons.

High school gymnastics: Stout floor, beam performances help Stafford earn Region 5D title

In Shawn Thurston's 20 seasons as head gymnastics coach at Stafford High School, floor exercise and balance beam have been traditional strengths for the ...

Mistakes, turnovers costly as North Stafford HS tops Comets 60-19 in region playoff game

STAFFORD — It wasn't the game the seniors on the Halifax County High School football team had envisioned their final game to be.

New Stafford superintendent visits schools on opening day

A little after sunrise Tuesday, North Stafford High School cheerleaders waved pom-poms near the school's front entrance, the marching band pounded on drums ...

Students of the Month: November | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for November:

North Stafford AFJROTC cadet earns ground school wings

Last year, the Air Force initiated the “Cadet Flight Academy” to help deal with the pilot shortage in the United States. The U.S. Air Force spent more than $2 ...

Stafford School Board selects two redistricting plans to bring to public hearing next week

The Stafford County School Board has selected two plans for redistricting the county's 17 elementary schools to bring to the community for public hearings next ...

Stafford Public Schools offers preview of elementary school redistricting process

The company hired to propose new attendance zones for Stafford County's elementary schools is a month away from making recommendations.

Osbourn at North Stafford football | Gallery |

The North Stafford High School football team wins their season opener against Osbourn High School at home on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2018.

High school roundup: Massaponax squeezes out district win over Mountain View

On the second attempt of a safety squeeze, Massaponax's Brooke Vaillancourt layed down a perfect bunt to score Brenna Morefield for a 4-3 Commonwealth ...

Students of the Month: December | News |

Guinevere Unterbrink, the daughter of Kimberly Carrol and Kevin Unterbrink, is a senior at Caroline High School. Guinevere has maintained an exceptional ...

PHOTOS: Region 5D Tournament semi-finals | Prep Sports

Halifax County High School, playing in the Region 5D Tournament semi-finals for the first time in four years, topped fifth-seed North Stafford High School out of ...

Stafford County high school CTE graphics imaging program equips students for future careers

Ally Lewis ended up taking her favorite class completely by accident.

Students of the Month: January | Education |

Jason Kaiser, the son of Jason Kaiser Sr., and Larizza Kaiser, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Jason is a member of National Honor Society and ...

Stafford principal and teacher finalists in Post education contest  Fredericksburg Today

From Stafford County Schools. Stafford County Public Schools says Benjamin Diggs, Instructional Technology Resource Teacher at North Stafford High School, ...

Stafford County briefs | News  Inside NoVA

PAGE 6 STORY 1. STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 'DRIVE SMART' PROGRAM. North Stafford High School students will participate in an interactive Drive ...

Colonial Forge, North Stafford and Mountain View keep fighting to change regional placement  Inside NoVA

North Stafford, Colonial Forge and Mountain View filed one more appeal Wednesday with the Virginia High School League to request a change in regions ...

Hylton's Mark Coleman named North Stafford High School's new activities director  Inside NoVA

Hylton High School's Mark Coleman has been named North Stafford High School's new assistant principal for athletics and activities.

High school volleyball: Corona shines in fifth set as Massaponax tops North Stafford for Commonwealth title

Capturing district/conference titles in four out of five seasons may not seem like any big deal to purists. Just don't tell that to the Massaponax volleyball team or its ...

Region 5D lacrosse: North Stafford's boys, girls teams advance to semifinals

Three unanswered goals at the end of the first half tied the score and lit a fire under the North Stafford boys lacrosse team. The defense responded by shutting ...

High school volleyball: After prodding from coach, North Stafford responds, beats Patrick Henry in 5D semifinals

Nicole Candelora hasn't had many opportunities to implore her North Stafford volleyball team to pick up its play this season.

Stafford Student Wins National Merit $2,500 Scholarship  Fredericksburg, VA Patch

STAFFORD, VA—A student from Stafford has been named a winner of the 2019 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship. The merit scholar winner, announced ...

Former Brooke Point High School football player sues over alleged locker room choking incident

A former Brooke Point High School football player who says he was choked unconscious by a teammate is suing current and past coaches and school ...

North Stafford football standout Devyn Ford commits to Penn State  Inside NoVA

Before he officially announced his college choice, junior running back Devyn Ford needed help from his mother Stephiana.

High school softball: North Stafford's youth maturing quickly

Brooke Point softball coach Dan Tarr knows what it's like to have success with a youthful team.

Comets top William Fleming 86-78; face North Stafford Thursday in semi-finals

The Halifax County High School boys basketball team had not played a game in over a week heading into Tuesday night's Region 5D South Sub-Region ...

Stafford County's Class of 2018 turns the page | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The five high schools in Stafford County hosted graduation ceremonies on a perfect morning June 16.

Stafford School Board formally commits to redrawing elementary school attendance zones

The Stafford County School Board formally committed this week to the politically painful process of redrawing elementary school attendance zones.

Updated: HAZMAT at North Stafford High School: 15 Sickened

[imagebrowser id=233 template=”custom”]. Update. Stafford County fire and rescue officials issued the following statement about today's HAZMAT incident at ...

Comets baseball, softball teams host region semi-finals Tuesday

The Halifax County High School baseball and softball teams will host Virginia High School League Region 5D Tournament semi-final games Tuesday at Halifax ...

HCHS earns state tournament berth for first time in more than 40 years with 88-82 win in region semi-final game

For the first time in more than four decades, a Halifax County High School basketball team will play in the Virginia High School League state tournament.

Region champions! | Prep Sports

After having accomplished the big step, a win Thursday over North Stafford High School that gave Halifax County High School its first state tournament berth in ...

Commonwealth District track: Steel sharpens steel for Forge squads

The Colonial Forge boys and girls track and field teams have adopted a familial approach this season.

Spotsylvania students participate in Girls Go CyberStart national competition

The cybersecurity classroom at Spotsylvania High School was quiet except for the click of computer mice.

McClellan named principal of North Stafford High | News  Inside NoVA

At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board approved the appointment of Scott McClellan as principal of North Stafford High ...

North Stafford High Big Blue hosts 35th Invitational  Inside NoVA

The Big Blue Marching Band of North Stafford High School turned a historic milestone as they hosted their 35th annual competition Sept. 30. Stafford County ...

Lady Comets earn state tourney berth with 3-1 win over North Stafford HS

The Halifax County High School softball team is headed to the Virginia High School League Division 5 State Tournament.

Stafford names Hornick as principal of North Stafford High  Fredericksburg Today

STAFFORD, VA – The Stafford County School Board approved the appointment of Daniel P. Hornick as the principal of North Stafford High School during its May ...

North Stafford High graduate part of historic program with Hampton  Inside NoVA

Jacob Woodard arrived last summer at Hampton University as a freshman player with experience as a defensive midfielder at the club level in lacrosse while in ...

Perfect Princess Anne: Cavaliers complete undefeated season by winning the Class 5 girls volleyball state championship  Virginian-Pilot

Princess Anne swept North Stafford 25-23, 25-15, 25-16 on Friday at William & Mary to win the program's second state championship.

Stafford works to forge school redistricting plan | Education

Stafford County sixth-grader Cael Perry spends plenty of time working on merit badges with his Boy Scout troop. But on a Thursday evening in late January, the ...

North Stafford cadet wins chance to earn free pilot's license

The parents of North Stafford High School student Cynthia Rivera–Montiel came to the United States from El Salvador when they were both 20, looking for a ...

Stafford Senior Earns College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship  Fredericksburg, VA Patch

Stafford Senior Earns Merit Scholarship - Fredericksburg, VA - A student from Stafford is among 3500 receiving National Merit Scholarships from colleges.

High school football preview: North Stafford | High School

Year : Senior. Position: OL/DL. Height: 6-1 / Weight: 285. Achievements: Three-year starter on the offensive line. How do you use your frame to your advantage?

High School Football 2015: No. 3 North Stafford | High School


High school baseball: Kennedy's arm lifts North Stafford

Three years ago, The Free Lance–Star's All-Area co-player of the year, Sean Kennedy, set the record for career strikeouts and victories at North Stafford High ...

North Stafford High student remembers four friends lost in Parkland, Fla., shooting

Carey Hughes texted more than 50 of her friends at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to make sure they were still alive.

Finalists for Post Principal and Teacher of the Year  Washington Post

There are many dedicated and outstanding educators in the Washington region. Here are the 2019 finalists for Washington Post Teacher of the Year and ...

North Stafford High's Class of 2015 turns the tassel  Inside NoVA

Some 380 North Stafford High School students got diplomas and turned their tassels during commencement ceremonies Saturday morning at the school's ...

Three area high schools recognized for cybersecurity awards  Fredericksburg Today

Sponsored by the SANS Institute, the national Girls Go CyberStart program involves a series of online challenges designed to place girls in grades 9 through 12 ...

High school football: Ravenel king on homecoming court and on in field as North Stafford rolls

It was Devin Ravenel's night on and off the football field on Friday night, and the North Stafford senior made homecoming one to remember.

Stafford School Board offers two redistricting options | Local

The Stafford County School Board committed to two options for the Colonial Forge High School redistricting at a work session and meeting Tuesday night.

Northam gives $600K in grants to upgrade schools' career and technical education programs WVEC

Governor Ralph Northam announced $600000 in competitive grants to 16 high schools and technical centers to upgrade equipment for their career and ...

Volunteers Needed: Special Olympics Virginia's Basketball Championships  Fredericksburg Today

Step off the sidelines and onto the court as a volunteer at Basketball Championships, March 1-2, 2019 in Stafford.

Stafford high school graduation season is here  Fredericksburg Today

From Stafford County Public Schools. STAFFORD, VA – Seniors from Stafford County Public Schools will soon kick off graduation season. This year SCPS ...

Fab 15: Top football recruits in the state for the class of 2019  Daily Press

Here's a look at the top 15 players in the state of Virginia, which includes nine class of 2019 recruits thus far committed to colleges outside the Commonwealth.

North Stafford boys hit the reset button | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The North Stafford boys basketball team is, well, lively.

Stafford County moves forward on new North Stafford fire station

A $4.7 million fire station will replace a manufactured home that has served as a temporary fix in North Stafford for years.

Region 6B boys basketball semifinal: 'New Eagles' pace Colonial Forge past Manchester, into Class 6 states

Two recent boys basketball state championship banners already hang on the gym wall at Colonial Forge High School. If the Eagles win another, Josh Sarratt ...

Local unit remembers the fallen | Local |

On Sept. 11, the Air Force JROTC unit at North Stafford High School held a special ceremony to remember everyone who had perished or was injured during the ...

Prince William schools differ on graduation cap decorations  Inside NoVA

At some high school graduation ceremonies, a sea of uniform-colored hats can be seen from the audience.

Penn State’s strong presence in Virginia pays dividends with Devyn Ford  The Athletic

The four-star tailback had a hard time saying no to home-state schools, but he is following other recent top Virginia players to Happy Valley.

North Stafford graduate Brandon Ravenel finds football success in Spain  Inside NoVA

Brandon Ravenel thought his chance of playing pro football anywhere was over until his father mentioned the possibility of going overseas.

Mock court activity with prosecutors, attorneys held for 700 students at Va. high school  WJLA

Court was in session in Stafford County, Virginia on Friday, but Circuit Court Judge Michael Levy traded his courtroom for the auditorium at North Stafford High ...

Stafford School Board Adopts High School Redistricting Plan  Fredericksburg Today

The Stafford County School Board has approved a high school redistricting plan to remedy anticipated overcrowding at Colonial Forge High School. The School ...

Bear struck by truck, killed on Route 610 in Stafford County

A black bear wandered in front of a 2007 Toyota Tundra truck Thursday night in North Stafford—and went into permanent hibernation.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for May:

North Stafford's Devyn Ford spends summer narrowing his focus  Inside NoVA

Devyn Ford visited three colleges this summer, North Carolina, Ohio State and Virginia Tech. He'd seen each of them multiple times before, whether for a ...

North Stafford grad Horton, New Hampshire prepare for football playoffs  Inside NoVA

There is a new defensive ends coach at the University of New Hampshire this season.

Region 5D girls lacrosse: Significance of game prompts Mountain View to shift gears, top North Stafford

Early in Thursday's Region 5D semifinal, Mountain View didn't resemble a team playing for a state tournament berth.

North Stafford's Devin Ravenel and Zion Davis-Thompson form a close bond  Inside NoVA

Devin Ravenel and Zion Davis-Thompson first met as seventh graders during lunch the first day of middle school.

Parents pour into Forge auditorium to speak on redistricting

Dozens of residents spoke up at the rescheduled public hearing on the redistricting of Colonial Forge High School Thursday night at the school, addressing ...

Head of the Class: UVA-bound North Stafford valedictorian pursuing a government career

NORTH STAFFORD HIGH: Mazzen Shalaby. FAMILY: Parents Samer and Cathy Shalaby; older brother Ziyad Shalaby and older sister Dahlia Shalaby.

GETTING THERE: North Stafford High student in running to win new distracted driving license plate design contest

A North Stafford High School student has reached the elite eight in a contest to be the designer of a new license plate aimed at distracted driving.

Stafford narrows Colonial Forge redistricting options | Education

Six of the seven options for redistricting Colonial Forge High School developed by the Stafford County School Board at a work session this week include shifting ...

Comets top North Stafford HS 2-1 in 12 innings; punch ticket to state tourney

Winning baseball games for his Halifax County High School teammates is becoming something of a habit for senior leftfielder Josh Barker.

Stafford student receives scholarship | Announcements

The Air Force Cadet Officer Mentor Association, AFCOMA, hosted its 30th anniversary awards gala in May. Through its existence, the mission of AFCOMA hasn't ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 30 Virginia High School Seniors  Yahoo Finance

Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Achievements Both In and Out of the Classroom RICHMOND, Va. , May 16, 2019 ...

Stafford student wins $150,000 scholarship to UVA  WJLA

The golf course presentation before his peers was one of the final projects for North Stafford High School Senior Mazzen Shalaby. My big driving factor in high ...

Welcome Home to Embrey Mills in North Stafford  Fredericksburg Today

From Atlantic Builders. Located just west of I-95, Embrey Mills by Newland Communities is nestled amid the rolling hills of North Stafford, and offers the perfect ...

Stafford School Board announces redistricting plan for Colonial Forge

On Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board faced the daunting task of making the final decision on which neighborhoods will be subject to the ...

Stafford County schools announce appointments | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

Stafford County Public Schools has announced the following appointments:

Virginia's Top 25: Louisa County's Smith shakes up recruiting  Roanoke Times

Our annual look at the top 100 high school senior football players in the commonwealth, as well as the top juniors.

Superintendent to leave Stafford schools after four years  Inside NoVA

Stafford County Public Schools' Superintendent Bruce Benson has accepted a new position and will head to North Carolina's Alamance County this summer.

Stafford High resource officer assaulted at school  WWBT

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office has charged Reginald Latson, 18, of 70 Ripley Road with several counts after an altercation this morning at North Stafford ...

North Stafford's Nana Asiedu commits to Penn State for football  Inside NoVA

In January, North Stafford High School junior Nana Asiedu announced that national champion Clemson was atop his list of schools.

Wolverines complete leadership school | Local |

Twenty-one cadets from North Stafford High School Air Force JROTC Unit VA-20052 graduated from the 2018 Mountaineer Cadet Summer Leadership School ...

Gov. Northam gives $600,000 in grants to upgrade schools' career and technical education program  WSLS 10

Schools in Lynchburg, as well as Franklin and Montgomery counties, will receive $37500 each in grant funding to upgrade equipment for career and technical ...

Students of the Month: April | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for April:

Catching up with: North Stafford volleyball player Victoria Barrett

How long have you been playing volleyball? Since the third grade at Park Ridge Elementary School. How and why did you get into the sport? I started playing ...

North Stafford cadets remember, and dance the night away  Inside NoVA

Air Force JROTC cadets celebrated the year at the 2016 Military Ball at North Stafford High School on Saturday evening.

School's out for summer! | Weekender |

The 2:15 Band is more like a social club, but one that really rocks.

North Stafford student wins Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Leadership Award

From Stafford County Public Schools. Stafford County Public Schools is pleased to recognize North Stafford High School student Alexandra Leake for winning ...

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