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Harrisonburg High School welcomes new principal  WHSV

On Monday, Harrisonburg High School welcomed its new principal, Melissa Hensley, who comes from administration in another Valley school district.

Oasis Gallery unveils new LOVEworks mural in downtown Harrisonburg  WHSV

Oasis Gallery has been in downtown Harirsonburg for 20 years and the co-op gallery is trying to help beautify Water Street through the LOVEworks program.

Toliver earns WNBA All-Star honors for third time  WHSV

Former Harrisonburg High School standout and current Washington Mystics guard Krisit Toliver has been named a WNBA All-Star.

Planning Commission discusses location of second Harrisonburg high school  WHSV

On Wednesday evening, the Harrisonburg Planning Commission held public hearings to discuss requests from Harrisonburg City Public Schools regarding the ...

Second Harrisonburg High School enters design phase  WHSV

The second Harrisonburg High School has now entered the design phase.

Where to watch fireworks in the Shenandoah Valley  WHSV

There are plenty of places in the Shenandoah Valley to celebrate Independence Day. We've got a list of them here.

Public gives input on second Harrisonburg high school  WHSV

On Thursday night, community members attended a public input session about the new, second high school in Harrisonburg.

People weigh in on Sanders' plan to eliminate student loan debt  WHSV

This week, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) proposed a plan to wipe out all of the student debt in America — which is about ...

Harrisonburg City school officials move forward with second high school project  WHSV

At a meeting Tuesday night, Harrisonburg City School Board passed a resolution to move forward with the second Harrisonburg High School project.

Do you know the fireworks law for where you live?  WHSV

If you've lived in Virginia for long, you know that any firework that shoots into the sky is illegal. But the law in your local area may be a little different.

Costs for second Harrisonburg high school construction rise  WHSV

On Monday night, Grimm and Parker Architects updated the Harrisonburg City School Board with a new cost of constructing the new High school.

Harrisonburg High School signing day  WHSV

Eleven athletes were honored as part of a signing day ceremony at Harrisonburg High School Tuesday afternoon.

Harrisonburg leaders plan for 2022 opening of new high school  WHSV

On Wednesday, January 16th, members of a liaison committee composed of Harrisonburg City Council members and the Harrisonburg School Board me to ...

Harrisonburg High School holds celebration in memory of Dr. King  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School held a ceremony to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior on Monday morning. The organizers of the event hope that the ceremony ...

Harrisonburg leaders unveil location of new high school  WHSV

After months of mystery, Harrisonburg leaders have unveiled the location where the city's new high school will be built.

High school seniors get proper send off ahead of graduation  WHSV

High school seniors donned their cap and gowns early on Wednesday for a walk down memory lane.

Options explored for construction of new high school in Harrisonburg  WHSV

Members of the Harrisonburg School Board passed a resolution on Monday morning to explore the possibility of changing the construction process for the city's ...

Local high schools host Women in STEM event  WHSV

On Friday, the Harrisonburg High School Governor's STEM Academy hosted a WiSTEM event.

Harrisonburg city school board member gives an inside look at the new high school  WHSV

In July Harrisonburg City Council decided to move forward with purchasing land for the second high school. They will close on this property soon, and it is still a ...

Comedy basketball group performs at Harrisonburg High School  WHSV

The Harlem Superstars are in town, ready to entertain and bring a message.

VHSL names valley high school student Journalist of the Year  WHSV

For the second year in a row, a student at Harrisonburg High School was recognized as Student Journalist of the Year by the Virginia High School League.

Harrisonburg City Public Schools embrace diverse population  The Breeze

Fifty-three languages and 49 countries are represented by students currently attending Harrisonburg City Public Schools. Approximately 2,030 children are ...

Harrisonburg's Role in Virginia School Integration  WMRA Public Radio

In the first report in this series , we heard about the groundbreaking judicial rulings ordering school integration in Virginia that earned Harrisonburg's.

Valley yearbook adviser takes home national award  WHSV

Mary Strickler is an English teacher and a journalism adviser. In 2019, she received the Balfour National Yearbook Adviser of the Year award at the National ...

Harrisonburg boys soccer unbeaten in 2019  WHSV

The Harrisonburg High School boys soccer team has yet to lose during the 2019 season.

Burger King Student Athlete of the Week: Andrea Osinkosky  WHSV

Andrea Osinkosky is getting ready to graduate from high school in a couple months, but she's already completing college level work.

Harrisonburg School Board narrows down price for new high school  WHSV

The Harrisonburg City School Board has narrowed down its estimate of how much a brand new high school may cost, in its effort to reduce overcrowding at ...

Harrisonburg High School overcrowding: Working toward a solution  WHSV

School and city leaders recap where things stand in handling the overcrowding issue at Harrisonburg High School.

Harrisonburg considers adding a second high school  The Breeze

Harrisonburg looks to add a second public high school as classrooms become overcrowded.

Harrisonburg votes to build a second high school, planning for 2023 open  WHSV

Harrisonburg City Council has voted to build a second high school in Harrisonburg to open in 2023. The motion passed 3 to 2.

Harrisonburg City Council addresses e-scooters, HCPS enrollment  The Breeze

During its Tuesday meeting, the Harrisonburg City Council proposed multiple changes to its regulations regarding e-scooters such as Bird and Lime, including ...

Harrisonburg High School graduates increase enrollment at BRCC  WHSV

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Harrisonburg High School graduates have nearly doubled their enrollment at Blue Ridge Community College, according to the ...

Elementary school students receive flag training amid new responsibility  WHSV

Some fifth-grade students at Bluestone Elementary School got a lesson on the American and Virginian flags on Thursday when the JROTC from Harrisonburg ...

Harrisonburg High School first school in Virginia to join forces with United Sound  WHSV

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Harrisonburg High School has a number of titles and they've just added a new one to the list. The school recently became the ...

Two local HS athletes earn major honors  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School's Hannah Miller and East Rockingham's Erin Clayton have both earned Allstate Foundation/VHSL Achievement Award scholarships.

Competing Solutions for Harrisonburg High's Overcrowding  WMRA Public Radio

In June the Harrisonburg City School Board unanimously endorsed building a second high school for the city, to alleviate the overcrowding at Harrisonburg.

HHS standout Robinson-Jenkins hopes to return in a few weeks  WHSV

Harrisonburg high school standout running back Marcus Robinson-Jenkins says he hopes to return to the field when the Blue Streaks play Broadway on ...

Shenandoah Valley all-star game set for Sunday  Staunton News Leader

Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro seniors to play in all-star game Sunday at Harrisonbug.

Harrisonburg High School among most diverse  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School is among the top 25 most diverse high schools in Virginia, according to a new survey.

Harrisonburg HS AD Wilson leaving to join VHSL  WHSV

The Virginia High School League is announcing current Harrisonburg High School Athletic Director Darrell Wilson will join the VHSL staff as assistant director for ...

Valley FCA to host inaugural high school football all-star game  WHSV

Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host the inaugural Valley FCA All-Star Football Game on Sunday, Dec. 16 with kickoff set for 2 pm ET at ...

Spring sports Valley District Championships roundup  WHSV

Valley District champions crowned in baseball, softball, and boys and girls soccer at Harrisonburg High School on Friday night.

Harrisonburg High School partakes in National Walkout Day  The Breeze

Students from Harrisonburg High School participated in National Walkout Day and were joined by Harrisonburg mayor Deanna Reed.

Burger King Student Athlete of the Week: Hannah Miller  WHSV

Hannah Miller holds three school records and plays four sports, but there's plenty more that she does at Harrisonburg High School.

Harrisonburg High School to honor maintenance man after 22 years  WHSV

The Harrisonburg High School football team will honor Amos Simmons at tomorrow's game for his 22 years of *service* for the team as he retires this year.

Chris Jones and Sal Romero Jr. win Harrisonburg City Council seats  WHSV

Both Democratic candidates won seats on the Harrisonburg City Council on election night.

Staunton School Board reveals renovation design for high school  WHSV

On Monday, after voting to rename R.E. Lee High School to Staunton High School, the board revealed what the renovated school will look like in 2020.

Students Over Structures protest $100 million high school  The Breeze

Vibrant red signs with the phrase “Tell City Board and School Board, Students Over Structures. No $100 Million High School,” have recently been popping up ...

Harrisonburg star running back ready for next level  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School star running back Marcus Robinson-Jenkins has received multiple offers to play at the Division 1 level.

UVA Final Four excitement reaches the Valley  WHSV

It's been 35 years since the UVA men's basketball team has made it to college basketball's biggest stage, but now they're headed back to the Final Four.

Harrisonburg school board chooses land for new high school, waiting to reveal location  WHSV

A big question was left unanswered at Tuesday night's Harrisonburg School Board meeting: where will the city build a new high school?

Workshop aims to empower refugee teens  WHSV

HARRISONBURG, Va, (WHSV) — Immigrant and refugee teenagers took part in a workshop at Eastern Mennonite University on Saturday to feel more ...

Woodyard resigns as Turner Ashy boys basketball head coach  WHSV

Marquis Woodyard has resigned as the boys basketball head coach at Turner Ashby. He has accepted a position working at the United States Basketball ...

Region tourney play opens Monday | Prep Sports

Halifax County High School's sports teams swing into Virginia High School League Region 5D Tournament play this week with the number one seeded Comets ...

Harrisonburg natives aim to empower youth through "On the Collaborative" program  WHSV

Brent Holsinger and Mayor Deanna Reed consider it their purpose to give back to the community. The two Harrisonburg natives are doing just that through a ...

Relay for Life this Friday at Rockingham County Fairgrounds  WHSV

On Friday, the Harrisonburg office of the American Cancer Society will be hosting its Relay for Life at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds.

Harrisonburg special needs programs recognized for inclusion  The Breeze

Two Harrisonburg special needs programs were recognized by the Virginia Department of Education for excellence in inclusion.

Harrisonburg City School Board to act on budget April 3  The Breeze

Harrisonburg City School Board has proposed a 5.62 percent increase in their budget from last year. The increase is mainly due to overcrowding in classrooms.

Band of The Week — WHSV Endzone 2018  WHSV

Each week of WHSV Endzone, we don't just highlight the action on the field; we also showcase one high school band's halftime show as our "Band of the Week!".

Memorial Hall celebrates 90-year anniversary  The Breeze

After over 75 years of operating as Harrisonburg High School, the building was repurposed so that JMU's College of Education could work under one roof.

Harrisonburg school board votes to build a new school  WHSV

School board members are saying what we have been hearing for months and weeks now -- something has to be done about the overcrowding situation.

Gallery: Harrisonburg High School Walkout | Multimedia  The Breeze

Students at Harrisonburg High School walked out of classrooms at approximately 10 a.m. to show support for the students in Parkland, Florida.

Programs offer resources to pregnant teenagers in the Valley  The Breeze

AVA Care, Hand in Hand and Project 4T offer services to local pregnant teenagers and moms. These services vary from counseling to day care.

John O. Marsh Jr., former Secretary of the Army from Harrisonburg, dies  WHSV

John O. Marsh Jr., who served in the United States House of Representatives for Virginia, has died.

Harrisonburg High School students gather to watch debate  WHSV

Nearly 40 Harrisonburg High School students gathered to watch the Presidential debate on Monday night in their government classroom.

Harrisonburg High School Nursery  WHSV

Experts say only one-third of teen mothers complete high school. Now, by providing on-site childcare, a Valley high school hopes more students will graduate.

High school graduation weekend begins Friday in the northern Valley  WHSV

High school graduation season is upon us in the northern Shenandoah Valley. Spotswood High School seniors take the stage Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at James ...

Old Harrisonburg High School For Sale  WHSV

James Madison University made an official offer of 16-point-9 million dollars last night for the old Harrisonburg High School, which they currently renting from the ...

Professional basketball team to hold open tryout in Harrisonburg  WHSV

The Roanoke Rising Stars, a professional basketball team in the ABA, will hold an open tryout at Harrisonburg high school on Sunday, April 29.

New Harrisonburg schools near completion, changes coming to high school  WHSV

Work on the new Bluestone Elementary and Elon Rhodes Early Learning Center is almost done as both schools are expected to open for the first day of school ...

HDR calls for artist submissions for new downtown public art project  WHSV

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, the Arts Council of the Valley, and Harrisonburg City Public Schools have partnered for a new downtown art project.

Harrisonburg High School Investigation  WHSV

Some members of the Harrisonburg High School football team are accused of armed robbery and distributing prescription pain pills, and the police allege some ...

Inside the Old Harrisonburg High School  WHSV

Those with ties to the old Harrisonburg High School got a chance to go back Wednesday night, and to see for themselves what's been going on since the ...

Blue Comets boys netters look to continue last season's excellence

Last season was one of the most successful, if not the most successful, season in the history of the Halifax County High School boys tennis program.

Valley students raising money to purchase books for Maasai girls' school in Kenya  WHSV

Stone Spring Elementary in Harrisonburg, has its annual school-wide reading program from February 12th to 16th. This year, they're partnering with Nasaruni ...

High schools: Rockbridge County reaches Valley District girls final as No. 6 seed  Roanoke Times

FORT DEFIANCE — Rockbridge County entered the Valley District girls basketball tournament seeded sixth among six teams.

Former HHS standout Toliver named Wizards assistant coach  WHSV

Former Harrisonburg High School standout basketball player Kristi Toliver has been named an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards for the 2018-2019 ...

Boy Scout leaves lasting impact on Hillandale Park  WHSV

Hillandale Park now has a labyrinth for people who visit to enjoy and it is all thanks to a local boy scout.

Cheer Zone — WHSV Endzone 2018  WHSV

Each week of WHSV's Endzone, we don't just cover the football games; we also highlight cheerleading squads from teams throughout our entire area!

Harrisonburg (and now Elkton) ready to host Virginia's best HS track athletes  WHSV

ELKTON, Va. (WHSV) -- If you're wondering why Route 33 will be busier than normal this weekend, that's because not one, but two state track meets will be ...

Prep soccer: Waynesboro girls win Valley District title  The Daily Progress

No. 2 Waynesboro defeated No. 1 Broadway, 3-1, to claim the Valley District girls soccer title Friday night at Harrisonburg High School.

JMU students hear from candidates at town hall event  WHSV

James Madison University students heard from candidates that will be on the ballot in just under a month.

Lawrence R. Tucker | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Lawrence Rudolph (Rudy) Tucker, 93, of Weyers Cave, Va., died Monday, June 3, 2019, at Hospice of the Piedmont.

The Universal Language is Soccer  Roanoker

Patrick Henry High School team fields players from around the world.

Candidate could become first Latino Harrisonburg City Council member  WHSV

A former Vice-Principal and current Harrisonburg City Public School employee has announced his candidacy for Harrisonburg City Council.

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.

Baseball, softball and tennis teams continue region play

Halifax County High School's baseball, softball and tennis teams continue in Virginia High School League Region 5D Tournament play this week.

Firefighters investigating cause of Crimora house fire  WHSV

Augusta County firefighters are investigating the cause of a Crimora house fire that killed a dog on Wednesday morning.

Inside a mock mass casualty incident  WHSV

'Obviously, we understand it's a very emotional time for the parents and the kids and they want to be reunited with the kids, so we try the best we can do to that as ...

'Don Don' Returns Home to Coach HHS  WHSV

Harrisonburg City Public Schools announces Don Burgess, Jr. will take the helm of the Boys Varsity Basketball team and boys basketball program as Head ...

WAMPLER,, James Ray  Roanoke Times

WAMPLER, James Ray August 9, 1934 - November 23, 2018 Dr. James Ray Wampler passed away quietly at his home on Friday, November 23, 2018. He was ...

Handley's Beard wins seventh state high jump title  The Winchester Star

LYNCHBURG — Handley senior Taylor Beard has been setting records throughout her career, so it couldn't have been more fitting that she set another one in ...

Ben Hair Memorial Swim Meet - Diving & Final Results  NBC 29 News

The Western Albemarle boys and Albemarle girls finished in first place at the Ben Hair Memorial Swim Meet, and the Patriots won the combined team ...

Grand Caverns Signature 5K raises money for new playground  WHSV

Friday is the Grand Caverns Signature 5K in Grottoes.

Rowland, Andrea McCrea  The Daily Progress

Published author and teacher, Andrea McCrea Rowland nee Fisher passed on June 7, 2019.

MVP efforts by Woodard, Clark lead teams to all-star wins  Staunton News Leader

Dequiondre Clark led Team MKZ to victory in the Lincoln boys game, while Greg Woodard paced Team Bergey in the Navigator finale.

Fires can be a challenge in historic buildings, even locally  WHSV

After the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, WHSV's Hannah Hall spoke with a local fire station about fighting fires in historic buildings.

Trump's Policy Sharply Reduces Refugee Flow to Harrisonburg  WMRA Public Radio

Following President Trump's decision to sharply restrict the number of refugees allowed into the United States, the State Department has informed refugee.

Average tax refund is lower this year, but paychecks are higher  WHSV

Your tax returns may be smaller this year. The IRS reported funds are down about eight percent.

Local students use language skills to interpret during Harrisonburg City parent-teacher conferences  The Breeze

Because of the vast diversity in primary languages, translators are needed in the school system for parent-teacher conferences.

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