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Glenvar Highlander's football field and track under construction

Construction is underway at Glenvar High School. After a wet and extra muddy 2018 season, the Highlanders are getting a new football field. The Roanoke ...

Glenvar High School christens new recording studio  WDBJ7

The studio was funded in part by a $10000 grant from the Academy of Country Music.

Grammy nominated songwriter gives back to his hometown high school.  WDBJ7

He's written more than a dozen country hits. Now Grammy-nominated songwriter Ross Copperman is bringing music to his hometown high school in Roanoke ...

H.S. boys basketball: Glenvar to hire former RVC coach Mann to lead program  Roanoke Times

Todd Mann attended a small high school, and has coached at several others.

High schools: Glenvar QB Gerbers plans to walk on at Virginia  Roanoke Times

At his size, Glenvar High School senior Landry Gerbers might have guessed that his college football options wouldn't be confined to quarterback.

Glenvar's grass football field to be replaced with artificial turf  Roanoke Times

There is joy in Mudville. Glenvar High School is getting a new football field. The Roanoke County School Board on Thursday night approved the purchase and ...

Former Glenvar coach charged with child sex abuse  Roanoke Times

A former Glenvar High School coach was arrested Friday on charges of child sex abuse.

Former Glenvar girls basketball coach charged with child sex crimes  WSLS 10

A former Glenvar High School girls basketball coach now faces child sex crimes charges.

Mooning charge against Glenvar coach's wife headed toward dismissal  Roanoke Times

FLOYD — What lawyers are calling the “moon over Floyd” case was put on hold Thursday — with a judge saying that if there's no more trouble, a Roanoke ...

Glenvar's Millirons signs with Radford Track/Cross Country  WSET

SALEM, Va. (WSET) - Big day Tuesday for a Glenvar High School track standout. Senior Rachel Millirons (Mill-irons) signed a college scholarship with Radford ...

High school boys basketball: Post players boost Glenvar past James River in Region 2C  Roanoke Times

Big men at all levels of basketball seem to be a vanishing breed.

Glenvar High special needs students gain confidence by building canoe  WSLS 10

Students at Glenvar High School are celebrating a major milestone, as two years of hard work comes to an end. This week marks the first time a wooden canoe ...

School board vice chairman, coach cheering for new football field

The Roanoke County school board vice chairman and football coach at Glenvar High School are advocating to get a new football field.

Star City native shining bright in Nashville as one of country music's best

"Where you go in life, isn't always dependent on where you come from," said Steve Franco, Glenvar High School Theatre Arts Director.

Community buzzes about Glenvar lip balm as students learn through doing  WSLS 10

The Glenvar community is buzzing about a new product students at Glenvar High School are working on as part of a science experiment.

Roanoke County School Board restores funding for William Byrd High project  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County School Board on Thursday voted 4-1 to replenish funding originally allocated to a William Byrd High School renovation project.

Hello, mudders! Glenvar plods way to 13-2 win over James River  Roanoke Times

No rainy Kentucky Derby. No sloppy Preakness. But Glenvar High School's football field Friday night was one muddy track. Ultimately, the Highlanders had ...

Roanoke County School Board leader Don Butzer announces re-election bid  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County School Board Chairman Don Butzer said modernizing schools is his top priority as he seeks another term.

Roanoke County School Board lays out priorities at annual retreat  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County school board members declared the needs of their districts and of the entire school division on Saturday as budget discussions for the new ...

Proposed Roanoke County schools budget offers average raise of 3.15 percent  Roanoke Times

The proposed Roanoke County Public Schools budget allows the division to “really invest in its people” in the 2019-2020 school year, said Superintendent Ken ...

RVGS announces 2019 Project Forum Category Award Winners  Roanoke Times

On Saturday, February 2nd, 264 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and ...

2019 Western Virginia Regional Science Fair Winners Announced  The Roanoke Star

The fair's Grand Award winners, from left to right: Erik Scarlatescu, Harrison Huang, Kevin Sheng, and Luke Suess. Not pictured: Luke Gardner. On Saturday ...

Good as green and gold, Glenvar High School shows off renovations  Roanoke Times

Even though school wasn't in session, a bevy of students, parents, and alumni crowded the halls of the newly renovated Glenvar High School on Sunday to ...

Glenvar High School shop class project floats students' boat  Roanoke Times

Sasha Woods has one big question about the wooden canoe he's building with classmates at Glenvar High School.

Photo: Glenvar High School's 2015 homecoming court  Roanoke Times

Kellie Pry shares this photo of Glenvar High School's homecoming court.

CASEY: Students seek details about 4 black soldiers who died in World War I  Roanoke Times

Are there any living relatives of Robert Lee Green, Harrison Wright, Patrick Journette or Samuel Pasley out there? If so, drop me a line. I'll pass your tips along to.

Roanoke County students see fruits of labor afloat after 2-year canoe project  Roanoke Times

Jack Woods yelled “hallelujah” when he emerged from the trail and caught a glimpse of a wooden canoe resting at the water's edge.

New scholarship to honor retired Glenvar faculty and staff  Roanoke Times

Senior Highlanders have a new scholarship opportunity this year thanks to retired Glenvar teachers who, although they are no longer teaching, continue to be ...

Cave Spring High School renovation to be delayed as school board wrestles with costs  Roanoke Times

The start of renovation work to Cave Spring High School is delayed indefinitely as the Roanoke County School Board mulls its next move after the lone ...

Glenvar High School prom 2016 | Photo  Roanoke Times

For more prom photos, or to buy a photo, head to our paparazzi page.

Paparazzi at Glenvar High School's 2015 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Glenvar High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.

Supervisor Martha Hooker announces bid for re-election  Roanoke Times

Citing a desire to build on the strides achieved over the last four years, Catawba District Supervisor Martha Hooker announced Monday she's running for a ...

Glenvar middle school principal promoted to high school  Roanoke Times

A familiar face has been chosen to lead Glenvar High School when its longtime principal retires at the end of this year.

Roanoke Valley student earns best in category at international science fair  Roanoke Times

A judge at the International Science and Engineering Fair hadn't finished announcing the names of the winners, but Logan Dunkenberger was confident she'd ...

Roanoke County Education Foundation recognizes star teachers  WSLS 10

On Wednesday night, Roanoke County schools and the Education Foundation honored the best in class.

Family laments loss of Salem musician in Sunday shooting  Roanoke Times

Cedric Bernard Gillum — or C.B.G. to those who knew his stage name — was an up-and-coming rapper. He rapped in the Carolinas, rapped in Iowa. He wanted ...

Photos from Glenvar High School's powder puff game  Roanoke Times

It was perfect weather for Glenvar's homecoming powder puff football game – no mudding for these girls!

Roanoke County to ease substitute teacher hiring policy  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County school district is loosening its requirements for substitute teachers with the hope of attracting more applicants.

New Glenvar Middle School principal named | Roanoke County  Roanoke Times

Josh Whitlow, an assistant principal at Hidden Valley High School, was hired to serve as Glenvar Middle's principal.

See and hear Ross Copperman talk about some of his hits  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School and James Madison University graduate Ross Copperman turned himself over the past few years from a pop music songster to an A-list ...

'Advancing the ball': Greg Killough exits as Roanoke County superintendent  Roanoke Times

Personal legacy isn't weighing on the mind of retired Roanoke County schools chief Greg Killough.

Casey: Readers come through with information about black WWI soldiers  Roanoke Times

Many of us here in the Roanoke Valley would describe it as a caring place with no shortage of people willing to lend a hand. Though that's a bit of an abstraction, ...

Glenvar crowns homecoming king, queen  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School celebrated homecoming Sept. 22 by defeating Carroll County, 49-14, in a Three Rivers District game.

Ken Nicely named superintendent of Roanoke County Schools  Roanoke Times

Ken Nicely was promoted to superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools Thursday, stabilizing central office after a summer of changes just days before ...

Photo: Glenvar hosts volleyball camp  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High and Middle schools hosted a volleyball camp through the Roanoke County Parks and Recreation Department.

WATCH LIVE: Roanoke County Public Schools graduations  WDBJ7

Five Roanoke County Public Schools are holding graduation ceremonies Wednesday at the Salem Civic Center.

Photos: Glenvar High School crowns Miss Groovy Teen 2016  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School held its annual Miss Groovy Teen "beauty" pageant and competition on March 4 to raise funds for after prom festivities.

25 Years of Athletes  Roanoker

We take a look at elite Roanoke Valley high school athletes from 1993 to 2018.

Glenvar wins 2A championship in OT  Roanoke Times

Given it was Glenvar's first venture into a state high school football championship game, Saturday was already going to be a memorable experience.

Maxx capacity: Glenvar lineman Philpott taking down opponents in two sports  Roanoke Times

Three-year starting defensive tackle Maxx Philpott is also a state wrestling champion.

RCPS host community meetings about opioid/heroin addiction

Roanoke County Public Schools along with the Roanoke Valleywide Drug Task Force and the Prevention Council of Roanoke County will host four community ...

Roanoke County considers mobile classrooms for Cave Spring High students  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County didn't plan on teaching students in portable classrooms during the renovation of Cave Spring High School.

Hollowell III, Harry W.  Roanoke Times

May 11, 2018 Harry W. (Pops, Bill) Hollowell III, 64, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was a respected and successful sales associate ...

School Board announces administrative changes | So Salem  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County School Board has announced administrative changes, effective July 1, including naming four new assistant principals.

Education Notebook: Roanoke County meetings to focus on protecting teens from addiction  Roanoke Times

For parents and guardians, identifying the signs of addiction in teenagers is not always easy.

Police: Two in custody after standoff, armed robbery in Roanoke Co.  WSET

UPDATE: 10:45 p.m.The Salem Police Department said officers responded to the 1300 block of West Main Street in reference to a reported armed robbery on ...

Glenvar Theatre Department performs God's Favorite  Roanoke Times

The Theatre Arts Department of Glenvar High School presented, “God's Favorite”, written by famed playwright Neil Simon, for a three-night run, March 9 – 11.

Wired to teach: New Roanoke teacher follows dad's path, aims to help immigrant students  Roanoke Times

If the zeal for teaching truly runs in the blood, Hannah Claros fits the paradigm.

Glenvar AD McElwee finds hope in Highlanders  Roanoke Times

Glenvar athletic director Richard McElwee had a good feeling about this game. But then again, he'd had a good feeling about the last one, too, which is why the ...

Dogs fetch some stress relief for students in days before annual project forum  Roanoke Times

Jax can pick up toys, shake with both hands and bow his head in prayer. Monday morning, the yellow Labrador also gave high school students at the Roanoke ...

Former Glenvar coach accused of giving beer to 18-year-olds  Roanoke Times

The former Glenvar High School volleyball coach charged with purchasing alcohol for minors is accused of supplying beer to three 18-year-olds, police said ...

Glenvar winter sports  Roanoke Times

Here are the sports teams competing this winter at Glenvar High School. Next week, we will feature photos of Salem.

TV-radio notebook: Jermaine Ferrell returns to WFXR  Roanoke Times

Checking in on WFXR's new sports director, plus notes on "College GameDay," Tiki Barber and Marty Smith.

Glenvar ex-coach pleads no contest to giving beer to 3 teens  Roanoke Times

A former Glenvar High School volleyball coach was ordered to complete 60 hours of community *service* after supplying beer to three 18-year-olds.

Glenvar baseball adjusts quickly to new head coach Amos  Roanoke Times

There has been some extra hop at Glenvar's baseball practices lately.

Glenvar girls falter, boys advance in Region 2C tournaments  Roanoke Times

The first clue was the cellphone cameras. Fort Chiswell fans aimed them at senior Gracie Robinson as she toed the line for a free throw late in Friday night's ...

Roanoke County School Board seeks officers in all 27 schools  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County school officials want at least 15 additional school resource or security officers and more funding from the county — but have yet to provide the ...

2 Roanoke Valley high students headed to international science fair  Roanoke Times

At the Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology, students who qualify for the International Science and Engineering Fair are akin to rock ...

Governor's School announces project forum category winners  Roanoke Times

On Saturday, February 3rd, 262 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and ...

Editorial: 50 years of Virginia being for the lovers  Roanoke Times

Fifty years ago, Virginia was a one-party state with a former segregationist as governor.

William Byrd High School teacher awarded Roanoke County's highest teaching honor  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County's top education award for teachers, the Golden Apple Award, was presented to Barbara McGrath at a reception Wednesday night, according to ...

Students begin to head back to school in Roanoke, New River valleys  Roanoke Times

This week, students in three of the region's school districts will pack their lunches, board the bus and head off to school for the start of a new year. Other.

William Byrd senior with Olympic goals bids fond farewell  Roanoke Times

William Byrd High School senior Khalil Fonder will carry a near-perfect GPA, state swimming titles and Olympic dreams with him when he walks across the ...

Governor's School Announces Award Winners at Regional Science and Engineering Fair  The Roanoke Star

Pictures are the four students who won Alternate Grand Awards or Grand Awards. From left to right, they are: Reid Tenzer, Jack Sherman, from Roanoke City ...

Lynn Richmond stepping down as Northside softball coach  Roanoke Times

Richmond won a state title and more than 400 games in 29 years at the helm of the Vikings.

Photos: Paparazzi at Glenvar homecoming  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Glenvar High School's homecoming dance on Saturday.

Plan would rotate 2 sheriff's deputies in Roanoke County elementary schools  Roanoke Times

A proposal will be considered next week to reassign two sheriff's deputies to Roanoke County's elementary schools as full-time school resource officers.

Salem, Glenvar students fare well at annual RVGS Student Project Forum  Roanoke Times

Students from Salem and Glenvar high schools who attend the Roanoke Valley Governor's School recently participated in the annual Student Project Forum.

Roanoke County Schools Superintendent Greg Killough announces retirement  Roanoke Times

When he was hired three years ago, Roanoke County Superintendent Greg Killough said he hoped to one day retire from the school district where his teaching ...

Tiny trout make a giant leap from classroom tank to Roaring Run, with a little help  Roanoke Times

EAGLE ROCK — To earn release into Roaring Run, a fingerling-sized brook trout must defy the odds.

New principals named for five Roanoke County elementary schools  Roanoke Times

Most of the new principals serve in that role in other schools in the county currently. One hire was promoted from an assistant principal position, and another was ...

Glenvar's Wilbourne commits to Ferrum  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School senior girls' basketball player Maggie Wilbourne made public her intentions on Friday, Feb. 13, to attend Ferrum College.

Haley Green excels on the field, on the court and in class  Roanoke Times

Three-sport standout Haley Green of Glenvar will play basketball for Ivy League member Brown.

Glenvar pitching staff enjoying feeding frenzy in 15-0 start  Roanoke Times

The Highlanders have a 1.23 team ERA and 159 strikeouts in 102 innings pitched.

Glenvar goalie Thompson signs with Radford  Roanoke Times

Glenvar senior Cory Thompson will be trading in one set of Highlanders colors for another.

Paparazzi photos: High school proms  Roanoke Times

Another prom season is underway ... here are the Red Carpet Paparazzi galleries we have so far (in alphabetical order):

Paparazzi at Salem High School's 2016 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Salem High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.

New Christiansburg football coach Wilkens has traveled path of success  Roanoke Times

It seems pretty obvious now. Even so, football coaching really wasn't in Alex Wilkens' plans as he was preparing for life at soon-to-be alma mater Bridgewater ...

Roanoke Valley Governor's School announces project forum award winners  Roanoke Times

On Jan. 28, 264 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology's ...

Mount Pleasant Elementary teacher wins Roanoke County's Golden Apple award  Roanoke Times

A first grade teacher earned Roanoke County's top prize for educators this year.

The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassman male athletes in every indoor event.

Chatham ends Glenvar's boys basketball season in 2A West quarterfinals  Roanoke Times

Chatham wanted to get off to a quick start in its Group 2A West quarterfinal on Tuesday, and the Cavaliers did exactly that.

Back Points: Wilson Memorial, Riverheads keep rolling  Staunton News Leader

Riverheads and Wilson Memorial followed up their 1-2 finish at last week's News Leader Wrestling Tournament with impressive efforts over the weekend.

Tim Guthrie retiring as Salem police chief, Mike Crawley to fill position  Roanoke Times

Mike Crawley will be the first black chief in the city police department's 94-year history when he assumes the position Feb. 1.

Salem Police Department promotes Glenvar grad Crouse to sergeant  Roanoke Times

Salem Police Chief Tim Guthrie has announced that Danny Crouse has been elevated to the rank of sergeant.

Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame Inducts Four  The Roanoke Star

(L-R) Scott Atkins, Nancy Foye-Cox ( granddaughter of Ray Ryan) , guest speaker Bob Humphreys, Sid Witt II and Jim Thacker. The Salem-Roanoke Baseball ...

Wheelchair basketball tournament raises money for Roanoke Stars team  Roanoke Times

Give Caitlin Blankenship a lacrosse stick, and she's in her element.

Southernettes hope to keep passing -- and twirling -- their batons for years to come  Roanoke Times

The Southernettes, Salem's only baton twirling corps, is celebrating a milestone year: Fifty-five years ago, Marceline Dooley began teaching little girls how to ...

Photos from Glenvar Basketball Camp  Roanoke Times

Members of the Glenvar High School basketball program spent a week teaching the youngsters the fundamentals of the game. The Highlanders held their ...

Northside football coach resigns after 1 season  Roanoke Times

Tyler Brown has resigned as the head football coach at Northside High School after just one season on the job.

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