Area School News
The board met in the school board office conference room to approve payment of its final claims for the 2010-2011 school year.
Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School held its graduation ceremony at Essex Intermediate School on May 31.
An international group of 16 graduate students recently pursued three weeks of intensive study of small fishes at VIMS.
Lana Loring was selected as the Gloucester Retired Educators Association’s Retired Teacher of the Year.
Seniors presented their independent research projects at the 70th annual Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences meeting last month.
Personnel changes and appointments
Harry Barker of Cobbs Creek, spoke out at the public comment period at the start of Tuesday’s Mathews County School Board meeting, demanding an apology for comments made about his wife by a school board member.
Abingdon Elementary School assistant principal LaQuiche Parrott was promoted to principal at Abingdon.