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Bethel recognized at school board meeting (4/10/2024) - The Gloucester County School Board celebrated the accomplishments of Bethel Elementary School Tuesday night at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting in the T.C. Walker Education Center Auditorium. Fifth grade Bethel…
Spring Break in Spain (4/10/2024) - This year during spring break, Christchurch School’s Global Education program offered trips to Senegal and Spain. Travelers to Spain included local students Maggie Lancaster (Port Haywood, Class of 2025), Lillian…
Costa Rica adventure (4/10/2024) - A group of seventh and eighth graders from Thomas Hunter Middle School went on an adventure, spending the week of spring break in Costa Rica, Central America. Led by seventh…
Dine to Donate raises $1,600+ for MHS band (4/10/2024) - A Dine to Donate fundraiser held last month by the Gwynn’s Island Civic League Foundation at Howard-Dooley Café in Mathews raised over $1,600 for the purchase of a Yamaha professional…
Art contest winners (4/10/2024) - The Gloucester Branch of the NAACP held a community art contest, “Connecting as a Community through Art: Interpretations of Kindness.” Winners were announced Saturday afternoon at the Daffodil Festival. NAACP…
‘Month of the Military Child’ (4/10/2024) - Specially decorated bulletin boards were put up by members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 75 at all five Gloucester elementary schools, celebrating April as the “Month of the Military Child.”…
Youth invited to take part in Kids Craft Market (4/10/2024) - A Kids Craft Market is planned for Saturday, May 18, in the Gloucester court circle. Youth ages 18 and under are invited to rent a booth to sell their crafts/art.…
GHS plant sale (4/10/2024) - The Gloucester High School agriculture department is holding its annual plant sale at the greenhouse behind the school from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Contact agriculture teacher…
Engineering award (4/3/2024) - Mathews High School alums and University of Virginia Civil Engineering students Matt Taylor and Joice Small hold their team’s first-place trophy from the Environmental and Water Resources Competition at the…
Tri-M Music Honors Society (4/3/2024) - The Tri-M Music Honors Society Chapter #9352 at Mathews High School inducted its newest class of members on Tuesday, March 27. The new members inducted are, from left, Jordan Sadeg,…
Poster contest open to middle, high school students (4/3/2024) - The League of Women Voters of Virginia has announced a poster contest titled, “Every Vote Counts—and is Counted!” Middle and high school, including homeschooled, students are encouraged to use their…
Signups underway for Kids Craft Market (4/3/2024) - Signups are underway for the Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism’s upcoming Kids Craft Market. The market, for youth ages 18 and under to sell their crafts/art, will be held from…
Kindergarten registration April 24 at MES (4/3/2024) - Mathews County Public Schools will hold its kindergarten registration from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at Mathews Elementary School. Any child residing in Mathews County who…
Honor Band (4/3/2024) - Members of the Mathews High School and Thomas Hunter Middle School bands participated recently in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula Area Honor Band, which was held March 22 and…
2024 Congressional Art Competition underway (4/3/2024) - The 2024 Congressional Art Competition is now open to all high school students in Virginia’s First District, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) announced late last month. The deadline to enter this…
April is Month of the Military Child (4/3/2024) - April has been designated as the Month of the Military Child, celebrating and honoring the resilience, sacrifices and unique experience of children in military families. In observance of this, American…
‘Summer on the River’ Camp registration now open (4/3/2024) - Registration is now open for St. Margaret’s School’s “Summer on the River” camp. Open to boys and girls ages 10-15, the camp will be led by Richard Moncure, S.T.R.E.A.M. Director…
Colonial Dames award $4,000 grant to Fairfield Foundation (4/3/2024) - The Colonial Dames of America has awarded a $4,000 grant to the Fairfield Foundation to support its 2024 summer internship program, including $1,500 for three $500 scholarships. Fairfield will award…
a long walk to water Rotary, THMS raise money for South Sudan well (4/3/2024) - The Mathews Rotary Club is teaming up with Thomas Hunter Middle School students to raise money to drill a well in South Sudan and call attention to the need for…
Chick-fil-A Remarkable Futures Scholars (3/27/2024) - Gloucester’s Chick-fil-A presented a total of $17,500 in scholarships to seven of its employees at a reception Saturday afternoon. Each year, Chick-fil-A restaurant team members across the U.S., Canada and…
Busy week for band (3/27/2024) - Last week was a busy one for the Thomas Hunter and Mathews High School band students. On Wednesday, March 20, the Blue Devil Band traveled to Lafayette High School in…
TOGA Middle School Essay Contest winners announced (3/27/2024) - Winners of the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association’s seventh annual Middle School Essay Contest were honored at TOGA’s membership party on March 16 at the Freeshade Community Center, Syringa. TOGA received…
MES book fair (3/27/2024) - Mathews Elementary School held its annual book fair the week of March 11-15. This year’s book fair was reported to be one of the most successful, with many children going…
Sensory Support Backpacks (3/27/2024) - Two seventh grade students at Thomas Hunter Middle School, Allean Rowe and Abby Henry, spearheaded a project to create Sensory Support Backpacks for children in crisis situations. The idea came…
Kids Craft Market to be held May 18 (3/27/2024) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism will hold a Kids Craft Market on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Gloucester’s court circle. Youth ages 18 and under…

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