All necessary precautions were taken this morning at Staunton River High School after law enforcement personnel say they received information from a parent that required immediate attention. Deputies say the father of one SRHS student called this morning to report that his firearm was missing, and that he feared his son has taken it to school.
Amazingly each year there is a national immigration ‘lottery’ by which approximately 50,000 foreign nationals receive green cards to become legal permanent residents of the U.S. Each successful applicant is chosen at random and given permanent resident status based on pure luck. The visa lottery program threatens national security, results in the unfair administration of our immigration laws, and encourages a cottage industry for fraudulent opportunists.
Local school boards across Virginia got a bit of good news last week when Governor Bob McDonnell vetoed a mandatory physical education bill that would have cost them millions to implement. Now’s not the time to push more mandates on local school divisions seeking to balance some very tight budgets.