Pam Dudding-Burch
Contributing writer

It’s that special time of year when parents are busy buying new school clothes for their growing children, school supplies are in high demand and kids are looking forward to catching up with their friends.


The Craig County School Board has also been extremely busy. At their August 7 meeting, reports were given out. Members in attendance were: Jeanette Warwick – Superintendent, Pat Myers – Chairman and Representative for Craig City District, Susan Crenshaw – co-chair representing Craig Creek, Aaron Calfee – Potts Mountain, Gina Smith – Simmonsville, George Foster – New Castle and Diana Bayne – Deputy Clerk of the School Board.

Superintendent Jeanette Warwick noted that the Virginia State Police Department provided safety training for the school staff and a critical trial run of a lockdown. “We practiced the procedures for a lock down without the students,” she said. “Other training classes for the staff took place on Thursday, August 9.”

Every year the Board has to approve committees for the upcoming school year. The recently approved committees are as such: The School Health Advisory Committee, CTE…



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