At its April meeting, the School Board recognized the Patrick Henry High School Forensics Team for winning the State Championship.
The School Board honored Patrick Henry Senior Ray Johnson for winning the Heart of Arts Award. She was one of 8 winners nationwide.
Wasena Elementary was honored for winning the National Excellence in Urban Education Bronze Award.
School Board Member Lori Vaught was recognized for her dedicated service to the Virginia School Boards Association Task Force on Schools in Challenging Environments
Roanoke City Police Officers taught self-defense to the Girls Rock Club at Preston Park Elementary. It is made up of 5th graders.
Lincoln Terrace Elementary Principal Mr. Flowers spent some time in a dunking booth to reward student test scores.
Members of Trout Unlimited taught Woodrow Wilson Middle School students how to fly fish at Wasena Park.
For Volunteer Appreciation Week, Highland Park Elementary held a breakfast to say thank you to all those who give their time and their hearts to help our children.
Firefighters from Roanoke Fire-EMS visited Fishburn Park Elementary to teach students all about fire safety.
Students also got to walk through a firetruck and ambulance.