MHS schools to hold Aug. 21 convocation

- Posted on Jul 31, 2019 - 01:10 PM

School days are almost here again.

Mathews County Public Schools will hold its annual opening day convocation beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the Brooks Auditorium at Thomas Hunter Middle School.

The Rev. Melissa F. Mason, chairman of the Mathews County School Board, and G.C. Morrow, chairman of the Mathews County Board of Supervisors, will deliver greetings from their respective boards.

Following the program, school employees will break for lunch in the Lee-Jackson/Thomas Hunter cafeteria.

New employees will report for the start of the 2019-2020 school year on Monday, Aug. 19. All teachers will report at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Aug. 20-29 are teacher workdays. Open houses will be held at all three schools on Aug. 28, with the school year beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3.