For the most part, they were very pleased with what they saw.
Virginia Board of Education president David M. Foster and vice president Betsy Beamer visited Botetourt Elementary School Friday morning for a 75-minute tour of classroom activities.
Members of Mathews County’s school board and board of supervisors, along with a representative from Rep. Rob Wittman’s office, made their annual visit to all three county schools last Thursday.
The proposed policy change was opposed by the Gloucester Education Association.
The contest will involve 50 to 60 teams at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
Ninety-seven sixth graders walked through the history, environment and maritime heritage of Mathews County.
The co-ops bring small groups of homeschooled children together in a classroom setting for instruction led by qualified teachers.
This event will include a yard sale, bake sale, 50/50 raffle and metal salvage collection.
Lauren Pryor of Gloucester is enjoying her participation in the program.