Area School News
A celebrity waiter fundraiser last week was a big success and will support the purchase of a drunk driving simulator for use by the Gloucester High School driver education program.
Applications will be accepted for those interested in an interim appointment to the Mathews County School Board, with the four remaining board members expected to make a decision on a replacement for Dr. Michael Richards at the Sept. 21 meeting.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Jefferson Lab in Newport News is accepting applications for its science enrichment program for fifth-, sixth- and eighth-grade teachers of science.
Math professor Dr. Thomas Mosca of Rappahannock Community College recently presented a paper to the Virginia Academy of Science that he and his co-author prepared with the help of RCC student Yohana Flores.
Beginning Tuesday and continuing until Aug. 31, the Virginia Historical Society is offering the opportunity for families to participate in interactive activities while they visit the Richmond museum.
Registrations are being accepted at the Mathews Extension office for the 4-H Cloverbud Camp to be held Aug. 23-27 at the Kingston Episcopal Church parish house in Mathews.
The Mathews Family YMCA will join with Hands Across Mathews, the Mathews County Department of Social Services and others to take part in the Bright Beginnings program, providing school supplies and clothing to needy Mathews children.
The Middle Peninsula League of Voters (MidPenVOTE) will focus on schools at its next Lunch with the League program at noon on Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Gloucester.