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New Beta inductees (4/7/2021) - The Mathews High School Beta Club inducted nine new members in a ceremony held March 29. They are, front row from left, Cora Rowe, Annabelle Morgan and Savannah Hartlove; back…
Fire prevention talk (4/7/2021) - Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assistant Fire Prevention Officer Anthony Saccaro, Lieutenant Justin Russ, and Firefighters A.J. Hamilton and Christine Hicks recently made fire prevention presentations at Botetourt Elementary School…
Schedule changes in store for Gloucester students (4/7/2021) - While Gloucester students have had this week off from school for spring break, some changes to the school calendar are ahead for next week. Students in Group A of the…
FFA plant sale (4/7/2021) - The Gloucester High School FFA will hold its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, at the GHS greenhouse. The…
O’Beirne wins Daffodil Festival scholarship (4/7/2021) - Gloucester High School senior Seth O’Beirne was named the winner of this year’s Gloucester Daffodil Festival Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is renewable for four years. The scholarship winner was announced…
School board approves personnel actions (4/7/2021) - Linda Ingleson of Saluda was appointed as a regional autism teacher at Petsworth Elementary, effective March 3, by the Gloucester County School Board during its March 9 meeting. In appointments…
Hearing Tuesday on school redistricting (4/7/2021) - The Gloucester County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Gloucester High School auditorium. The meeting includes a public hearing on the proposed redistricting of elementary school…
RCC announces spring commencement plans (3/31/2021) - Rappahannock Community College will hold its 49th commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 6 on the Warsaw campus and May 7 on the Glenns campus. Each event will feature the RCC…
Beta Club officers (3/31/2021) - Leading the Mathews High School Beta Club this year are, from left, secretary Connie Johnson, president Grace Bandurco, vice president Kylie Berry and treasurer Jackson Putt. The National Beta Club…
Food drive (3/31/2021) - The SCA at Bethel Elementary conducted a food drive at the school last month and collected 2,486 food items for donation to the Bread for Life Food Pantry. Shown with…
School board mulls revision to capital improvements plan (3/31/2021) - The Gloucester County School Board delayed action Monday on a proposed revision to its fiscal year 2022 capital improvements plan. The revision would replace the $43 million infrastructure improvement project…
GCPS to stop delivering meals after spring break (3/31/2021) - With Gloucester Public School children expected to return to a four-day instructional week beginning April 19, the school division will stop delivering meals after spring break. The last day for…
1st Gloucester female Cub Scout advances to BSA troop (3/31/2021) - Kailey Lehman is the first female Cub Scout in Gloucester to earn the Arrow of Light badge for a Cub Scout pack and to bridge over to a Boy Scout…
Mathews schools move to 4-days/week in person (3/31/2021) - After getting some flexibility last month from the school board, Mathews County Public Schools is poised to reopen its three schools to in-person instruction four days a week once students…
2 GHS seniors participate in Va. Honors Choir (3/24/2021) - Devonte GarciaAdam Hogge Gloucester High School seniors Devonte Garcia and Adam Hogge participated in the Virginia Music Educators Association’s 2020-2021 Virginia Honors Choir. The honors choir is an auditioned ensemble…
Poster contest winners (3/24/2021) - Louisa Goodrich and August Goodrich, two homeschool students from Middlesex County, hold their winning posters for the Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual poster contest. This year’s theme was…
Pi Day (3/24/2021) - Peasley Middle School carried on with Pi Day (which is observed on March 14, or 3/14) activities last week with competitors socially distanced in the school gymnasium. The first-place winner…
Ambitious and Worthy (3/24/2021) - All year long, students are nominated by their teachers at Thomas Hunter Middle School in recognition of the characteristics exemplified by the initials of the school’s Seahawks mascot (Selfless service,…
Two scholarship opportunities available through TSWCD (3/24/2021) - The Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District, through the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, has two scholarship opportunities available. These scholarships are intended to promote the education…
School Brief (3/17/2021) - Emma Renee Cirillo has been named to the 2020 fall semester dean’s list at Hollins University. To be eligible, students must earn at least a 3.5 average on a 4.0…
VSBA Art Contest winners (3/17/2021) - Mathews High School junior Jordan Hunley placed second in the VSBA Eastern Region Art Contest this spring for her painting, “The Tide Mill of Poplar Grove” (above). Leah Hyde of…
Youth Conservation Camp accepting applications (3/17/2021) - Applications for 2021 Youth Conservation Camp are being accepted for current ninth through 12th graders. This year, many conservation agencies have worked together to make the camp virtual. Attending students…
Mathews schools edge closer to full, in-person instruction (3/17/2021) - Mathews County Public Schools edged a step closer to offering full, in-person instruction, with the school board giving Superintendent of Schools Nancy Welch authority to reduce the separation between students…
Kindness in our Community (3/17/2021) - The Peasley Middle School Student Council Association recently hosted an outreach “Kindness in our Community” to deliver cheer to local nursing home residents. The club asked Peasley students to decorate…
Teacher of the Year (3/17/2021) - Megan Harris has been named the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year at Peasley Middle School. Harris teaches seventh grade mathematics at the Gloucester school.