Area School News
Heidi Geisz and Anna Huntley Coffey, graduate students at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science at Gloucester Point, have earned prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships through the National Sea Grant Federal Fellows Program.
Grantland Steele, a student at Peasley Middle School, won first place in the Virginia Writers Club 2010 Golden Nib Writing Contest.
The Prevention Services Division of the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board will hold a 15-week “Nurturing Parenting” program for parents and their children.
Ware Academy has received a three-year grant from a private foundation to support its performing and fine arts programs.
Gloucester County Public Schools placed second in its division in the Virginia School Boards Association’s Go Green Challenge.
Eighty-five sixth graders at Thomas Hunter Middle School learned how to tie sailing knots and identify fish, among other activities, on Friday, Nov. 19 at the school’s third annual Chesapeake Bay Day.