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Gloucester’s Wi-Fi On Wheels bus is rolling in county neighborhoods (10/21/2020) - Gloucester County Public Schools now has Wi-Fi On Wheels, a school bus outfitted with wireless internet that can be accessed on weekdays by students who otherwise lack internet connectivity. On…
Halloween Bash to be held at THMS (10/21/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School will hold its inaugural Motor Show and Halloween Bash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 according to assistant principal Ken Noonan. The…
Civil suit filed against Mathews School Board (10/21/2020) - In a lawsuit filed late last month in U.S. District Court, the Mathews County School Board, as well as several individually named school employees and one member of the Mathews…
Gloucester Give Back to be held Sunday at Bill Fary Auto (10/21/2020) - Gloucester Give Back, a community back-to-school drive-thru event providing free Care Kits for Kids, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Bill Fary Auto, 7084 George Washington…
Mathews to stay with virtual instruction through 2020 (10/21/2020) - The majority of students at Mathews County Public Schools will continue to receive their instruction virtually, at least until the end of the calendar year. That was the decision of…
Gloucester High seniors return to classroom Monday (10/21/2020) - Gloucester High School seniors who have selected a hybrid schedule are slated to return to GHS beginning Monday. GHS freshmen, sophomores and juniors are set to return to GHS beginning…
Boys & Girls Club benefit (10/21/2020) - The Iron Skullz MC held its 11th Annual Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester Benefit on Sept. 19. The event raised $6,500. Iron Skullz MC treasurer Billy “Evo” Schuh, at…
Brown named assistant principal at Achilles Elementary School (10/21/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board made several appointments during its Oct. 13 meeting. In contract changes/re-assignments, Achilles Elementary math specialist Jessica Brown was named assistant principal at Achilles, effective Oct.…
Backpack drive (10/21/2020) - Coastal Community Church, with a campus in Gloucester, held a backpack drive recently to help distribute Back to School items for those in need in the Gloucester community. The church…
School board requests BOS pass along $1.697M in COVID-19 funds (10/14/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board voted 7-0 Tuesday to request that county supervisors pass to it $1.697 million in federal funding that the school division is eligible for to help…
MHS Students of the Month (10/14/2020) - Mathews High School has named its October Students of the Month. They are, from left, senior Kelsey Ryan, junior Desiree Dixon, sophomore Olivia Ashbaugh and freshman Madeline Miller. “We wanted…
THMS sixth graders invited to ‘Reverse Field Trip’ (10/14/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School sixth grade students are invited to visit the school on Friday, Oct. 16, to pick out a free book, get a treat, and visit teachers. Calling…
Scholarship recipient (10/14/2020) - Morgan Buchanan of Cobbs Creek received the $2,500 Jeannette McDonald Scholarship from the Virginia State Chapter of P.E.O. International. This scholarship is awarded to the woman with the highest GPA…
All Gloucester students to return by mid-November (10/14/2020) - All children enrolled in Gloucester County Public Schools will be back in their classrooms at least two days per week by mid-November, according to an “all call” to students’ families…
25 Mathews students receive a Fresh Start for school (10/14/2020) - Hands Across Mathews and Mathews County Social Services joined forces during September to hold the annual Fresh Start Back to School Shopping. In a usual year, the selected 25 Mathews…
RCC Educational Foundation welcomes new board members (10/14/2020) - Amy DuboisDr. Melissa MasonMike Jenkins During the September meeting of Rappahannock Community College’s Educational Foundation, six new members were introduced and welcomed to the Board of Directors. Board members may…
TOGA seeks entries for middle school essay contest (10/14/2020) - After seven successful Middle School Writing Contests, the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association (TOGA) and C&F Bank will again sponsor a Middle School Writing Contest with significantly increased prizes. Awards will…
School Brief (10/14/2020) - Margaret Mayes Ann Strawn of Gloucester, a member of the Class of 2021 at Washington and Lee University, has been named to the president’s list for the recently ended academic…
Group forms in support of sales tax referendum (10/7/2020) - A bipartisan group of more than 300 Gloucester citizens have come together to support the sales tax referendum for schools on the Nov. 3 ballot. This year’s ballot includes the…
Student Support Center (10/7/2020) - The new state-licensed Student Support Center for working families operated by the Mathews Family YMCA will open on Monday at the Boys and Girls Club building on Church Street in…
THMS to hold Motor Show and Halloween Bash on Oct. 31 (10/7/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School will hold its inaugural Motor Show and Halloween Bash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31, according to assistant principal Ken Noonan. The…
3 teachers appointed in Gloucester (10/7/2020) - The Gloucester School Board made several appointments for the current school year during its special meeting last Thursday. Molly Martin of Gloucester Point was appointed as a math teacher at…
School Briefs (10/7/2020) - Brooke Cheatham of Gloucester has been named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. The recognition requires 12 or more semester hours and a…
Back in the classroom (9/30/2020) - Children in preschool and kindergarten began returning to Gloucester Public Schools this week. On Monday, Bethel Elementary School principal Eileen Kersmarki, above, presented kindergartner and birthday boy Easton Gillett with…
Montessori opens doors (9/30/2020) - Gloucester Montessori School children returned to school on Sept. 8. The school, which serves children ages 16 months through sixth grade, currently has 38 students and is still accepting enrollments.…