• School board looks at study

        Thursday night, the Bedford County School Board got a presentation on the results of an elementary school facilities study conducted by Downey and Scott, an engineering firm.

  • Arrive Alive

        Cody Argentino with YOVASO (Youth Of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety) was on hand at last Friday’s home football game to recognize Liberty High School’s YOVASO club for the First Place win in the 2019 Arrive Alive Campaign.

  • Tops in the Region!

        Huddleston Elementary School started with an assembly, and a secret.

  • First Lady of Virginia visits local schools

        Governor Ralph Northam’s wife, Pam Northam, made a stop at Bedford Primary School last week.

  • Historic trombone on display at Tribute Center

        When Bedford’s A Company marched to the train station, in February, 1941, to depart for what was supposed to be a year on active duty for training, they were led down Main Street by the Bedford Fireman’s band.

  • Teaching African American history

    Last week Governor Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Thirty-Nine, which establishes the Commission on African American History Education and one of those serving on the Commission will be from Bedford County Public Schools (BCPS).

        The Commission is charged with reviewing Virginia’s history standards, and the instructional practices, content, and resources currently used to teach African American history in the Commonwealth.

  • BSTC instructor named best in Va.

    Barry Calloway enjoys teaching.

        And others have noticed.
        The Bedford Science and Technology (BSTC) instructor was recently named Teacher of the Year for the Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Educators (VATIE). 
        Calloway, a long-serving BCPS employee is known for his exceptional ability to motivate students, notes BSTC Principal Kim Halterman.

  • BCSO investigating threat at SRHS


             On Tuesday, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) was working with school officials at Staunton River High School (SRHS) on a possible threat at the school.

  • Schools ready for students

        According to Tim Burge, the Skanska representative overseeing the work at Forest Middle School, all work that had to be done as part of the $25.7 million expansion project before school started has been completed.
        Burge said workers spent the summer doing a great deal of underground work. Fire lines and sewer lines were rerouted and storm lines were installed. Power lines and fiber optic lines were also rerouted.

  • Lodge provides supplies for K students at Big Island

        Thanks to the generosity of the Big Island Masonic lodge, the parents of the 32 children starting kindergarten at Big Island Elementary school didn’t have to buy back-to-school supplies.

        The Lodge also provided classroom supplies, such as construction paper and boxes of tissues, for the school’s two kindergarten teachers.