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Bethel SCA (1/13/2021) - Bethel Elementary School students elected their SCA officers and representatives in December. Shown during the organization’s first virtual meeting on Jan. 6 are, top row from left, Adianna Bercot, sponsor…
Page, Peasley students compete in spelling bees (1/13/2021) - Page and Peasley Middle Schools recently held their annual Scripps spelling bees and released the results. Language arts teachers held their classroom spelling bees in December and the class winners…
CCS honor students announced (1/13/2021) - Christchurch School announced this week the Head’s List and Dean’s List students for the first trimester of the 2020-21 school year. Students at the Middlesex County private school whose grade…
School board retreat now in-person event (1/13/2021) - Today’s Mathews County School Board retreat, which was initially planned as a virtual meeting, has been changed to an in-person meeting in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High…
Deadline approaches for HRECU scholarships (1/13/2021) - The Hampton Roads Educators Credit Union is offering five scholarships to students and faculty/staff within their field of membership for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for scholarship applications is…
CCS accepting mid-year student applications (1/13/2021) - Christchurch School in Middlesex County is accepting mid-year applications, as well as applications for enrollment in the 2021-2022 school year, according to Jennifer Homer of CCS. A Virtual Open House…
School Briefs (1/13/2021) - Rebecca Thompson of Gloucester, has passed the Virginia State Bar. Thompson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law in May 2020 and is a member…
Gloucester returns to hybrid classes Tuesday (1/13/2021) - Gloucester Public Schools will resume its hybrid schedule of in-person classes on Tuesday, Jan. 19, school division superintendent Walter Clemons told the school board during its meeting Tuesday. Board member…
Gloucester VFW post names essay winners (1/6/2021) - Veterans of Foreign Wars Francis J. Mellar Post 8252, Gloucester, recently presented two high school students and one middle schooler with certificates and $300 awards for their participation in the…
Busy year for local sorority chapter (1/6/2021) - The Virginia Northern Neck Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., didn’t allow the current pandemic to prevent them from serving and engaging their community. Creative thinking allowed the…
School Brief (1/6/2021) - Rebecca Thompson of Gloucester, has passed the Virginia State Bar. Thompson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law in May 2020 and is a member…
GHS student wins DAR Good Citizen Award (12/30/2020) - The Augustine Warner Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution has announced its 2020 Good Citizen Award was presented to Trey Reisser of Gloucester. The chapter said that…
Bread for Life (12/30/2020) - Ware Academy students participated in a reverse Advent calendar this holiday season. They were tasked with bringing specific items each day, resulting in a donation of 3,155 pounds of food…
Tacky Sweater Day (12/30/2020) - Students and faculty at Ware Academy donated a dollar each to participate in Tacky Sweater Day. Each year the resulting funds are donated to a charity and this year the…
RCC Educational Foundation receives $2.7M charitable gift (12/30/2020) - The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., is the recipient of a $2.7 million charitable gift from Dr. S. Stuart Flanagan. Flanagan has devoted his professional life to teaching and…
Chesapeake Bank teams up with Banzai to offer financial literacy online (12/30/2020) - Chesapeake Bank is working with Banzai, a financial literacy program, to make online, remote-friendly curriculum available to 18 schools in the area, including those in Gloucester and Mathews counties, completely…
‘E’ is for encouraging (12/22/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School recognizes students for exemplifying a characteristic of one of each of the letters in the word “SEAHAWKS” (Selfless service, Encouraging, Accepting, Helpful, Ambitious, Worthy, Kind and…
MHS Nurse Aide Class (12/22/2020) - The Mathews High School Nurse Aide Class has been meeting face-to-face since the first day of school, taking COVID-19 precautions such as face masks and sitting six feet apart. Before…
Wrapping up 2020 (12/22/2020) - The Elementary School in Mathews held a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math/Music) challenge for students, and faculty members also got involved. They had to design and create a wearable…
‘Long Winter’s Nap’ (12/22/2020) - Botetourt Elementary School principal Felicia “Tish” Hudgins and assistant principal Melissa Mygas brought some elfish shenanigans to the school on Dec. 15 for its “Long Winter’s Nap” holiday themed dress-up…
Toys for Tots campaign (12/22/2020) - Gloucester County Public Schools contributed 45 toys to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program this holiday season. At left, Mike Gilberti, assistant coordinator for the Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck…
Wishing and dreaming (12/22/2020) - The first grade hallway at Botetourt Elementary School in Gloucester is full of the drawings and letters about Christmas created by the students.
Seasonal chic (12/22/2020) - Elani Douangdara is all dressed up for Christmas as she stands in the hallway of Botetourt Elementary.
A virtual party (12/22/2020) - Botetourt Elementary students were able to celebrate the season virtually. Kindergarten teacher Karen Salmon, top center, conducts a Zoom class with students wearing their festive homemade hats, top row from…
Botetourt crafters (12/22/2020) - Levi Huskey and Ella Bailey were among the Botetourt Elementary students who made personalized Christmas ornaments.