17 hours ago

During door knocking tonight I ran into two students from the JROTC program at Loudoun County high school. Since I was in the Marine Corps and overseas for a year and a half I have a very good ... See more

1 day ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

What an eventful day for a rainy Sunday afternoon. Had a request for several more signs, put out the last of my big 4‘ x 8‘ signs, went door knocking for two hours and invited into watch one of ... See more

1 day ago
How to Stop Bullying in Schools

Very good article.

Developing social-emotional skills is critical.

1 day ago

This weeks committee and School Board meetings.

2 days ago

Earlier today I had the highest honor of attending a memorial service celebrating the life of a truly great man that really had a positive impact on everyone he came in contact with. The major ... See more

2 days ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

What a fantastic weekend so far, and tomorrow is yet another day. Door knocking in SE and NE Leesburg. Multiple sign placements that I ran out of what was in my car and I’ll have to go back later ... See more

3 days ago

Thank you to my group of volunteers who have started the final round of flyer deliveries on this chilly morning.
Also thanks to Lou Louis Cironi for coming out on this cold morning, and helping fix ... See more

4 days ago
Why the Battlefield Parkway project is leaving many Leesburg residents with concerns

Part of my interview with Jay Korfff last night night. Unfortunately not all of it made the segment. Concerns still exist regarding noise and safety during constructing a road right next to the ... See more

State transportation officials say some 100-thousand vehicles pass through the intersection of Route 7 and Battlefield Parkway every day in Leesburg, contributing to troubling back-ups and accidents. ... See more

4 days ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

Attending the VDOT meeting for the Battlefield - RT 7 interchange. I asked several questions regarding child safety during construction of Keystone Dr (right next to Tolbert play ground) and ... See more

4 days ago

Hello from Southeast Leesburg on this very windy Thursday evening. Continuing door knocking and I hope everyone remembers to vote on November 5.

4 days ago

With the heavy winds, if any of my signs have blow away, please PM me, and I’ll get you another one.

5 days ago
Loudoun County Public Schools

Sharing for information, just in case you did not see this.

Students in the Loudoun County Public Schools’ (LCPS) Class of 2019 scored an overall average of 25.0 points on the ACT test, one point higher than the state-wide average composite score and 4.3 ... See more

6 days ago
Which Local High Schools Send the Most Kids to Top Colleges?

Very interesting article that showed the most students that graduated from Harvard, MIT and Princeton. Note the first one is Thomas Jefferson (aka TJ).

Many schools won't share that data. This study does.

1 week ago

Only 21 days away from the election. Have you seen the Sample Ballot for the Leesburg voting locations? If not, see below for the link for your polling place. On November 5th, in addition to ... See more

1 week ago
School Board Q&A, Leesburg District: Beth Barts vs. Joe Newcomer

Thank you Loudoun Times Mirror for asking tough questions and printing all the answers. I look forward to serving the entire community when elected on November 5th.

Two candidates – Beth Barts and Joe Newcomer – are hoping to represent the Leesburg District on the Loudoun County School Board after this November's election. Incumbent Tom Marshall is

1 week ago

For those of you interested in the RT 7 / Battlefield interchange project. There is a meeting on 10/17 at 7 pm at Tolbert Elementary on the ... See more

1 week ago
Leesburg mother expresses concern after her 9-year-old son walks away from school

I’m concerned that any student, especially a 9 year old, is able to just walk off the campus without anyone noticing. Sharing this article in case you have not already seen it.
I know Janet ... See more

A 9-year-old student at Catoctin Elementary in Leesburg left school property and walked home unattended during recess on Oct. 3.

2 weeks ago
BoardDocs® Agenda Item: 12.01 Support Services: 2019-2020 Enrollment Report

Also as part of the 9/30 figures, staff gave an account of all the Special Permission transfers.

http://go.boarddocs.com/vsba/loudoun/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=BGDP4J62AEE3

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2 weeks ago
BoardDocs® Agenda Item: 12.01 Support Services: 2019-2020 Enrollment Report

The official Sept 30 numbers are in BoardDocs for the School Board meeting on Tuesday night. Enrollment as of 9/30 is 84,175 or 413 above projected estimates. There are 18 schools considered "over ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

Thank you Randy Minchew for Delegate for your kind words. I look forward to working with you in the future. As a Marine, I love your dedication to our vets.
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"As a Loudoun County parent ... See more