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Middle Peninsula RACE spreading the word about opportunities (11/24/2020) - The Middle Peninsula Regional Career Adult and Career Education (RACE) is spreading the word that enrollment is underway, according to Danielle Robinson, Regional Program Planner. Members were out in Mathews…
Petsworth Turkey Trot (11/24/2020) - Petsworth Elementary held its annual Turkey Trot on Nov. 18. Parents signed up for timeslots to bring family members and the event attracted 79 student runners, 58 family runners and…
Thanking teachers (11/24/2020) - Members of Iota Lambda Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Eta Chapter of Gloucester, observed American Education Week (Nov. 16-20), one of the chapter’s national programs last week. Four baskets of snacks were…
‘Selfless Service’ (11/24/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School recognizes students who exemplify a characteristic of each of the letters in the word Seahawks. The letters stand for the following: Selfless Service, Encouraging, Accepting, Helpful,…
Future doc (11/24/2020) - Mathews High School sophomore Rianna Richmond has been named a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want…
GHS adds African American/Native American electives (11/18/2020) - The Gloucester School Board voted unanimously on Nov. 10 to add African American History and Native American Studies to the elective course offerings at Gloucester High School for the 2021-2022…
Responses filed to suit against Mathews schools (11/18/2020) - The Mathews County School Board and other defendants in a civil suit filed in September in U.S. District Court have submitted answers to the suit. The original complaint accuses the…
School board sets aside much of Tuesday’s agenda (11/18/2020) - Much of the Mathews County School Board’s agenda was set aside Tuesday night due to new state COVID-19 restrictions, with the only action items being the approval of personnel actions…
MHS Students of the Month (11/18/2020) - Mathews High School has named its November Students of the Month. They are, left, senior Haley Harris, junior Jenna Hudgins, sophomore Tara White and freshman Mary “Libbie” Hospodar. Students are…
Gloucester School Board approves personnel appointments (11/18/2020) - The Gloucester School Board approved several new personnel appointments during its Nov. 10 meeting. Michael Rice of Gloucester was appointed to teach criminal justice at Gloucester High School, effective Oct.…
Storybook Trail (11/18/2020) - The Gloucester Clean Community Office encourages everyone to stop by Woodville Park in Ordinary with friends or loved ones to read a book outdoors, together, along the Earth Day Every…
‘Sock Box’ (11/11/2020) - Brownie Troop 1195 is conducting a service project. They have placed a “Sock Box” at The Silver Box in Gloucester to collect socks for veterans in the VA hospital for…
RCC offers free tuition to eligible residents affected by COVID-19 (11/11/2020) - Rappahannock Community College is offering free tuition and training for residents whose employment status has been affected by COVID-19. Residents must act by Dec. 14 of this year to take…
Ware Academy to hold virtual fundraiser (11/11/2020) - Ware Academy will host a virtual fundraising auction, Ware’s Wish, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20. Ware will enter anyone registered for the event in a drawing for door…
Honor roll announced (11/11/2020) - Mathews High Mathews High School recently released its honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. Students named to the Honor Roll of Excellence (all As) were:…
High school students invited to enter cybersecurity contest (11/11/2020) - CyberStart America, a free online cybersecurity competition for Virginia high school-aged students, opens Sunday. Winning students can earn prizes, scholarships, and recognition for their schools. The CyberStart America program is…
Regional collaborative effort offers help with child care costs (11/11/2020) - CASSAC, a regional collaborative effort to support Peninsula parents, is offering grant-vouchers to pay child care providers for up to 140 percent of base tuition for school-age children who are…
Dominion supports B&G Clubs’ All About STEM initiative (11/11/2020) - Dominion Energy and its charitable foundation has provided $10,000 to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula to expand its All About STEM initiative to promote science,…
Choices for school name narrowed to two (11/11/2020) - Watermen Elementary and Bay Haven Elementary. Those are the two names currently under consideration for Mathews County’s elementary school, which had been called Lee-Jackson Elementary prior to Aug. 18, when…
THMS holds Motor Show and Halloween Bash (11/4/2020) - COVID-19 did not stop Mathews residents from partaking in Halloween fun this year. One of the biggest events was the inaugural Thomas Hunter Middle School Motor Show and Halloween Bash,…
101 Dalmatians (11/4/2020) - Mathews first graders were surprised last Thursday afternoon when they went to pick up their assignment packets and were greeted by Cruella De Vil and the 101 Dalmatians (actually only…
Mathews schools conduct safety training (11/4/2020) - Mathews County Public Schools recently participated in the Civilian Response Casualty Care Training as a part of the school division’s annual safety professional development. Specialized trainers from the Virginia Department…
Gloucester schools open to all hybrid-model students next week (11/4/2020) - All children in Gloucester County Public Schools who have chosen to attend school on the hybrid model will be back in school by next week. Children who are learning virtually…
THMS students take part in ‘Reverse Field Trip’ (10/28/2020) - In spite of bad weather, over half of Thomas Hunter Middle School’s sixth grade students participated in a “Reverse Field Trip” held at the school on Oct. 16. The students…
Schools to deliver two days of meals Monday (10/28/2020) - Due to Gloucester County Public Schools being closed on Tuesday for Election Day, the GCPS transportation department will be delivering meals Monday, both for that day and Tuesday.Also, GCPS will…