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Walk-through (6/16/2021) - Ten recent Gloucester High School graduates took a trip back to Botetourt Elementary School last Thursday for a walk through the halls where they were congratulated by the younger pupils.…
Ware graduates (6/16/2021) - Ten eighth graders at Ware Academy completed their studies and graduated from the school on June 4. They included, front from left, Landon Spivey, Sage Tietjen-Forsythe, Mason Bull, Olivia Wilton,…
Award recipient (6/16/2021) - Brittany Ottarson, 2021 graduate of Mathews High School, is the recipient of this year’s $500 Ruth Smitt Educational Award given by the Cricket Hill National Society of the Daughters of…
Gloucester School Board approves appointments (6/16/2021) - The Gloucester School Board made five personnel appointments for the 2021-2022 school year during its May 27 work session at the T.C. Walker Education Center. The board appointed Daryl Oakley…
Sailing coach on admissions call (6/16/2021) - Christchurch School’s national championship sailing coach Kieran O’Connell will be part of a “Coffee with Admission” Zoom information call on Friday organized by the Middlesex private school. For more information,…
Honor rolls announced (6/16/2021) - Mathews High School recently released its honor rolls for the second semester and entire 2020-2021 school year.Students receiving all As during the second semester were: Seniors: Melody De Guzman, Abigail…
School Briefs| (6/16/2021) - Madeline Brown of Hudgins, graduated cum laude with a degree in nursing from James Madison University during commencement exercises in May 2021. Other local JMU graduates included Ellis Finney of…
End-of-year ceremonies (6/16/2021) - Separate end-of-year ceremonies were held Wednesday, June 2, at the three Mathews County Public Schools, recognizing teachers and other employees who had reached milestones working at the school division. At…
Sprucing up Bethel (6/16/2021) - Abingdon Ruritan Club members recently volunteered to help repaint the blacktops at Bethel Elementary School. The project included repainting the United States map, basketball court and various games. Lending a…
Honors list at Governor’s School (6/16/2021) - Several Gloucester and Mathews High School students were named to the second semester Director’s List at the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School. The honor is awarded to students who have earned…
Mathews schools represented at conference (6/16/2021) - Mathews County Superintendent of Schools Nancy Welch, accompanied by school board members John Priest and Linda Hodges, attended the Virginia School Law Conference held June 4.The conference was sponsored by…
GHS graduate (6/16/2021) - This is Bailey Moore, one of 390 Gloucester High School seniors who received their diplomas on Saturday. Her photo was omitted in two prior compilations of GHS seniors.
Together, GHS Class of 2021 receives its diplomas (6/16/2021) - They were six feet apart but all together, and that is what the Gloucester High School Class of 2021 wanted. About 390 GHS graduates received their diplomas Saturday afternoon during…
Residents chime in on variety of topics at school board meeting (6/16/2021) - The Mathews School Board heard from many residents at Tuesday night’s meeting, for many different reasons. Kaye Dyar of Cardinal was the first resident signed up to speak during public…
GHS finals reset for 2 p.m. Saturday (6/11/2021) - Due to showers expected tomorrow morning, the Gloucester High School commencement has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. Saturday. Seniors should park or be dropped off at Page Middle School no…
RCC to hold course on Windows 10 (6/9/2021) - Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning will hold a course on “Using Windows 10 More Effectively” via Zoom on July 15, 22 and 29 from 1-3 p.m. The…
School Brief (6/9/2021) - The following students were named to the 2021 spring semester dean’s list at the College of William and Mary: Reagan Jackson of Mathews; Madeline Sabo of Hayes; Macy Calder and…
S is for Successful (6/9/2021) - Thomas Hunter Middle School recognizes students who exemplify a characteristic of one of the letters in the word SEAHAWKS (Selfless Service, Encouraging, Accepting, Helpful, Ambitious, Worthy, Kind and Successful). Students…
GHS graduates (6/9/2021) - Michaela BowserJordan EdwardsMeadow SpearsRomi ThomasHaley TrinidadBailey TynerDylan Urban Even though the Graduation special section came out in last week’s issue, the Gazette-Journal has been notified of a few additional Gloucester…
$2,000 scholarship (6/9/2021) - Gloucester High School senior Ann Hartley recently received a $2,000 D.A.R.E. Scholarship from the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office. Shown with Hartley are GSO D.A.R.E. officer Cindy Saulman and Gloucester Sheriff Darrell…
Scholarship winner (6/9/2021) - Chris Bridge, right, co-chair of the Mathews County Democratic Committee, presents a check for $500 to 2021 Mathews High School graduate Kelsey Anne Ryan on Saturday following graduation ceremonies. Ryan…
Exchange student host families sought in Mathews (6/9/2021) - The International Student Exchange is looking for host families in the Mathews County area for its high school foreign exchange students for the upcoming school year, according to Welby Fairlie,…
Boys State (6/9/2021) - American Legion Post 83 will send two delegates to Virginia Boys State later this month. The 78th session of Boys State is set for the week of June 20-26 at…
Lillian Cox celebrates 90 years (6/9/2021) - Lillian Shelton Cox of Gloucester turns 90 on Saturday, and has already celebrated with four generations of her family.Her daughter Nan Crawford and sister Hazel Shelton Farmer hosted a catered…
National Junior Honor Society (6/9/2021) - Thirty-one Page Middle School seventh and eighth graders were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on May 25. They included, front row from left, Ellary Miller, Rylee Amaral, Charlotte…