Monday, February 20, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe
House Bill 1582 reflects an incomplete understanding of weapons qualification practices within our military and is an unwarranted expansion in the number of people allowed to carry handguns in the Commonwealth. It would do nothing to protect the safety of our citizens.
It would allow any person 18 years of age or older and on active military duty or honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces or the Virginia National Guard who has completed basic training to apply for a concealed handgun permit.
Contrary to the assumption of House Bill 1582, weapons familiarization training as a component of an individual’s military basic training does not qualify that
Friday, September 11, 2009
FROM: TIFFANY WOODS
Many students received a special surprise when they started school this year. Westside, Morningside, Garden City, Lincoln Terrace, and RAMS elementary schools all received brand new age-appropriate playgrounds. Fishburn Park elementary is expected to have a playground installed soon once the permitting process is completed. Morningside Elementary will celebrate their new playground this Friday at 9:00 AM.
The Virginia Technology Education Association named Breckinridge Middle School as having the 2009 Virginia Middle School Program of the Year. Breckinridge Middle School has had several teams compete successfully in the National Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference and Formula 1 in School U.S. Championships. The VTEA awards program pays tribute to technology educators whose exceptional achievements, outstanding programs and professional service have made a lasting impact on technology, society and the teaching profession.
The family of Harold Quinley, a dedicated volunteer at Hurt Park Elementary, has donated several hundred dollars worth of books to the school in memory of Quinley. The books will be used to enhance the school library.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Education, Roanoke City Public Schools