Ryan McKinnon

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Ryan McKinnon covers education in Williamsburg and James City County for The Virginia Gazette. He can be reached at 757-345-2341.

Recent Articles

  • W-JCC School Board awards contract for new middle school

    W-JCC School Board awards contract for new middle school

    JAMES CITY — The Williamsburg-James City County School Board awarded Oyster Point Construction a $21.8 million contract for the construction of the first phase of the new middle school at James Blair. District officials say the 109,045-square-foot building will open in September 2018. "I'm looking...

  • W-JCC Board may award $21.8 million middle school contract Tuesday

    W-JCC Board may award $21.8 million middle school contract Tuesday

    WILLIAMSBURG - Acting Williamsburg-James City County schools Superintendent Olwen Herron is recommending the School Board award a contract to build the new middle school at its Tuesday meeting. Herron is recommending for the board to award the $21.8 million contract to Oyster Point Construction...

  • Williamsburg ranked in top 10 state tourist locations in 2015

    Williamsburg ranked in top 10 state tourist locations in 2015

    Despite ranking, tourism spending stagnant compared to previous years

  • Two W-JCC schools win security grants

    Two W-JCC schools win security grants

    RICHMOND - The governor awarded $6 million in school-security grants Thursday, including funds for Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School and D.J. Montague Elementary School in the Williamsburg-James City County school district.  The two elementary schools received a total of $54,432 in grant money,...

  • W-JCC and York schools fully accredited for 2016-17

    W-JCC and York schools fully accredited for 2016-17

    WILLIAMSBURG- All the schools in Williamsburg-James City County and York County are fully accredited for the 2016-17 school year, according to data released Wednesday morning by the state Department of Education.  This marks the sixth year in a row W-JCC has been fully accredited. York Schools...

  • Cost on the rise for Lafayette Gym

    Cost on the rise for Lafayette Gym

    Acting Superintendent Herron wants to spend additional $1 million

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