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MHS to hold social distance graduation (5/27/2020) - Mathews High School has announced that its June 7 graduation ceremony will be limited to graduates and their one carload of people. According to MHS Assistant Principal Lee Anne Bray,…
GHS graduation to be held June 15-19 (5/27/2020) - Gloucester High School Principal Craig Reed posted his latest update on plans for the GHS 2020 commencement on social media this past weekend. The commencement exercises will be held the…
Tuition, fees to remain unchanged for community colleges (5/27/2020) - The Virginia State Board for Community Colleges voted unanimously on May 20 to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the fall of 2020, according to a release…
Honor rolls released (5/27/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle SchoolThomas Hunter Middle School recently released its honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Those receiving all As during the marking period were:…
RCC to offer conversational Spanish course online (5/27/2020) - Rappahannock Community College’s Lifelong Learning program will hold its first-ever online class through Zoom. “Conversational Spanish” will be held on Wednesdays July 8, 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5 and…
Gloucester resident wins first prize for research paper (5/27/2020) - Caela Gilsinan Caela Gilsinan of Gloucester, has won first prize in Rappahannock Community College’s Spring 2020 RCC Student Research Paper Awards, the school’s library coordinator Dan Ream announced. Gilsinan’s paper…
Gloucester Girl Scout earns patch for mask making (5/27/2020) - Girl Scouts have a history of service and are always thinking of the next way to support their communities. When the COVID-19 crisis arose, Girl Scouts jumped into action and…
Licia Washington (5/27/2020) - Licia Washington of Gloucester, graduated from Rappahannock Community College with an associate of arts and sciences degree during RCC’s virtual commencement May 8.
Zachary Palas (5/27/2020) - Zachary Palas graduated from the University of Virginia on May 16. He earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry with a specialization in biochemistry and ACS certification. Palas plans…
Sarah Celeste Dudley (5/27/2020) - Sarah Celeste Dudley graduated Saturday from the University of Virginia School of Medicine where she served as Student President of the Medical School. Dudley was the salutatorian of the West…
Alexandra Claire Bunting (5/27/2020) - Alexandra Claire Bunting of Gloucester has received a master of business administration degree fromLiberty University. The school’s May 9 commencement was canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. Bunting received her…
Emergency pay approved for brief period in March (5/20/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board voted by a 4-3 margin to pay some non-exempt employees emergency pay for their work March 16-27. The vote came during the board’s May 12…
Gloucester School Board approves personnel actions (5/20/2020) - The Gloucester School Board appointed Vernice Hunter of Hayes to a support services position, effective July 1, and made several personnel appointments for the 2020-2021 school year during its electronic…
Gloucester special ed meeting Tuesday (5/20/2020) - The Special Education Advisory Committee for Gloucester County Public Schools will hold an electronic meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will continue the series on Critical Decision Points for…
Hughes named CCS valedictorian (5/20/2020) - Allison Liya Hughes of Port Haywood has been named the 2020 class valedictorian for Christchurch School in Middlesex County. Allison Hughes She is among 70 students who will be graduating,…
Honor rolls announced Page Middle School (5/20/2020) - Page Middle School recently released its honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Students receiving all As during the marking period were: Eighth graders—Tanner Bayly, Joseph…
School spirit (5/20/2020) - Three Mathews High School seniors demonstrated some school spirit on Friday (while remaining socially distant at the same time) by decorating their school parking spots. In their designs, twins Jessie…
Mathews County Schools deploys another SmartBus (5/20/2020) - Mathews County Public Schools deployed a SmartBus to provide free Wi-Fi internet connectivity at the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins. The network name is MCPSSB1 and the password is freewifi.
Work group established to chart path forward for schools (5/20/2020) - Gov. Ralph Northam announced this week the establishment of the state’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help determine how schools can safely reopen later this year. Representatives from Virginia’s public…
Expanded educational programs air on WHRO (5/20/2020) - VA TV Classroom, which launched last month on WHRO, expanded one hour recently to include grades four through seven. VA TV Classroom in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education…
Graduation plans announced (5/20/2020) - In Gloucester Gloucester High School Principal Craig Reed announced plans for the GHS 2020 commencement on Facebook on Sunday. Reed said the exercises will span the entire week of June…
Mathews schools adopt FY21 budget (5/20/2020) - By a 4-0 vote Tuesday night, the Mathews County School Board adopted its 2020-2021 budget. The $15.12 million budget is a far cry from what was originally sought, a decrease…
School board to meet briefly Tuesday (5/13/2020) - A quorum of the Mathews County School Board will meet briefly to address essential school board business at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Mathews High School media center, according to…
Teacher of Year parade (5/13/2020) - A surprise drive-by parade honoring Gloucester County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Brian Teucke was held last Wednesday at Page Middle School. Teucke was also the Page Teacher of…
Free Wi-Fi available in parking lots of Gloucester schools (5/13/2020) - Gloucester County Public Schools has joined the list of those offering free Wi-Fi based internet services in the county.Each school (Petsworth Elementary, Bethel Elementary, Peasley Middle, Botetourt Elementary, Page Middle,…