Short stop lasted lifetime for Ross

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Posted: October 10, 2012

The Winchester Star

Jim Ross has spent 48 years working as dean at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Clarke County. Here he sits in his school office. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
James Ross, dean of students at Johnson-Williams Middle School, talks with LaJuan Curry, a physical education instructional assistant at the school. Ross, who has been with Clarke County Public Schools for 48 years, taught Curry as well as her mother. Curry’s children also attended the school. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

BERRYVILLE — In 1964, Jim Ross was on his way to New York City to look for a job when he stopped in Charles Town, W.Va., to see family.

While there, his uncle told him that Clarke County Public…

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