On June 7, 2022, The King George County Board of Supervisors voted to form a new Ralph Bunche Advisory Committee. You can read more and get a link to the Free Lance-Star report here!
As of May 17, 2022, the King George County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with the new roof construction for Ralph Bunche High School. The County also has an existing plan which highlights and projects Ralph Bunche as a vibrant venue. See video animations of the plan and prepare to be amazed!
On March 21, 2017, the Wiley-Wilson architectural firm presented a plan to the King George County Board of Supervisors for a series of revisions to the deteriorating Ralph Bunche High School building. Here are the slides from the presentation.
This week, King George County has taken a major step toward the restoration of the historic Ralph Bunche High School building by addressing the roof problem. You can read more about the actions taken—including an excerpt from the report in The Free Lance-Star—by following the link here!
Ralph Bunche High School was built in 1949 and has been an important segment of history for King George County, Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Nation. Read a full history of the school here!
The King George-Dahlgren Rotary Club hosted Flags for Heroes from October 31 through November 14, 2020. The Rotary displayed 200 American flags along Kings Highway. This patriotic display allowed the community to honor heroes. Read more about this event here!
The Free Lance–Star published an article depicting Rep. Rob Wittman’s recent entry of Ralph Bunche High School’s history into the U.S. Congressional Record. You can read more about it here!
For years, the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association searched to find the medium to tell the story of the historic role Ralph Bunche High School played in challenging the “Separate but Equal” justification in public school systems—and how this ultimately led to the desegregation of schools in Virginia. Now, we’ve finally made that a reality!
Read a summary of how Leadership Fredericksburg, a program of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, helped RBAA strengthen and develop it’s organization!