Of the county schools awarded, 10 of them are located in Ashburn.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Thirty-one of schools from the Loudoun County school system were among those honored by Gov. Bob McDonnell and the Virginia Board of Education recently, including 10 from Ashburn (The Ashburn schools are in blue with hyperlinks). The governor and the Board of Education last week announced the 447 schools and two school divisions that earned 2012 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement. This program recognizes schools that far exceed minimum state and federal accountability standards and achieve excellence goals established by the governor and the board. Seven Loudoun schools received the 2012 Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence. To qualify for the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence…
Department celebrates its best public safety performers
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office took time on Friday, Dec. 3 to recognize its most committed members. Awards were given to those whose day-to-day efforts don't get the recognition they deserve. Employees were nominated by their peers and those nominations were reviewed by an awards committee. The event marked the first such ceremony, which the Sheriff's Office plans to make an annual event. Loudoun County Sheriff Steve Simpson, the Sheriff's Office command staff, Loudoun County Administrator Tim Helmstreet and Dulles District Supervisor Stevens Miller attended the ceremony, which took place at the Loudoun County Government Center. Dignitaries from other local jurisdictions and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were also on hand. The …