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To help meet the job market needs, Radford University will begin
offering an accounting certificate in the fall.
The one-year Accounting Certificate program consists of 30
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The program will be offered through Radford University's Department of Accounting, Finance and Business Law.
"It is a perfect opportunity for business majors to improve their
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ROANOKE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) believes every child should be
involved in the arts. Research demonstrates students that participate in the arts have better grades and develop skills that will
stay with them the rest of their lives. RCPS has some of the best
arts programs in the area. We are proud to have been named by
the NAMM Foundation as one of the best communities for music
education for five consecutive years. Our students have performed
at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Orchestra Hall in Chicago,
and at Pearl Harbor. Thanks to VH1 Save the Music Foundation,
all elementary students have access to a variety of instruments.
We are one of the few school systems to have band, choir, and orchestra in all secondary schools. The Roanoke City Public Schools
Education Foundation believes in our commitment to the arts and
has changed its focus to sustain the arts.

ROANOKE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

NEW for the 2017-2018 School Year, a renovated Middle School
building, and offering expanded Dual-Credit. Roanoke Valley Christian Schools (RVCS), is a dually accredited private, co-educational,
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For more information contact the Admissions Office at:
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visit www.rvcs.info

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North Cross is an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory
school in Roanoke serving children from preschool-12th grade.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Roanoker - July/August 2017

The Roanoker July/August 2017 Table of Contents
Worth a Click
From the Editor
Lunch With . . .
Streets of Roanoke
The Gist
Events
Top Doctors 2017
Profiles in Medical Excellence (special section)
The Changing Face of Roanoke Dentistry
Amy Trail: A Journey of Education
Roanoke Valley Education: A March Forward
The Two-Wheeled Shepherd
Vinton: Great Little Town (special section)
The Stunning Mangus Home
The Strange Lure of Softball
Dining: Red Jasmine and Fork in the Alley
The Dish
NEW! Then & Now
The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Intro
The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Cover1
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Roanoker July/August 2017 Table of Contents
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Worth a Click
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - From the Editor
The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Lunch With . . .
The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Streets of Roanoke
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Gist
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Events
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Top Doctors 2017
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Changing Face of Roanoke Dentistry
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Amy Trail: A Journey of Education
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Roanoke Valley Education: A March Forward
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Two-Wheeled Shepherd
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Vinton: Great Little Town (special section)
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Stunning Mangus Home
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Strange Lure of Softball
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - Dining: Red Jasmine and Fork in the Alley
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The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - The Dish
The Roanoker - July/August 2017 - NEW! Then & Now
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