Area School News
The Kiwanis Club of Middlesex (which also serves the students of Mathews County) presented two monthly awards to recognize outstanding Mathews High School seniors for the fall semester.
Hussam S. Timani, assistant professor of religious and Islamic studies at Christopher Newport University, will speak on the subject of Islam on three consecutive Fridays, Feb. 4, 11 and 18, from 1-3 p.m. at the Gloucester Main Library.
Gloucester High School junior Lauren Phelps was the winner of a high school-level Constitutional speech oratorical contest sponsored by Gloucester American Legion Post 75
The Gloucester County School Board made three teacher appointments during its Jan. 11 meeting.
Gloucester Public Schools superintendent Ben Kiser joined superintendents and other representatives from the 133 school districts in Virginia for a press conference.