Area School News
Mathews County Public Schools’ opening day convocation will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, in the Mathews High School auditorium.
The Gloucester High School NJROTC unit staff for the upcoming school year participated in training July 20-23 at Milford Haven Coast Guard Station in Mathews.
John Matheson of Gloucester, has been named to the board of trustees of the Friends of Cliff Asbury Ltd.
Data from Bob Diaz, a professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, are being used on a new global map created by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to highlight the connection between human population density, nutrient pollution, and low-oxygen marine dead zones.
Thanks to an unnamed donor, more than 100 children attended camps at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science this summer free of charge.
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.