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GUEST donation (9/28/2022) - The Peasley Middle School National Junior Honor Society collected items over the summer to donate to the Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST) shelter. Yvonda Roberts-Whitfield recently visited Peasley to…
GHS hosts high school band competition Oct. 8 (9/28/2022) - The Gloucester High School Marching Dukes, under the direction of Sam Venable, will host the third annual “Bands Along the Bay” marching band competition on Saturday, Oct. 8. Gloucester will…
Risky teen behavior topic of upcoming program (9/28/2022) - Hidden in Plain Sight, a program designed to educate parents and guardians about the signs of risky teen behavior, will be presented from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in…
Thanking the custodians (9/28/2022) - Anyone who has ever worked in a school knows that the custodians are the ones who keep everything humming along. The Mathews County School Board took time out at the…
School Brief (9/28/2022) - Deanna DiSpirito of Gloucester, has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for summer 2022. Students who earn dean’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded…
Community service (9/28/2022) - Ware Academy’s National Junior Honor Society members volunteered to assist with parking at the school’s campus for the Gloucester Wine Festival, held at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs on Sept. 17.…
Gloucester NAACP, W.E.B. Dubois Honor Society sponsor college, career fair (9/28/2022) - More than 35 colleges, universities, trade apprentice schools and career businesses will be represented at an upcoming College and Career Fair, to be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.…
1a homecoming court edit for web MHS homecoming court (9/28/2022) - Mathews High School does not have a football team this year, but that didn’t stop the school from planning its homecoming celebration for Friday, Oct. 14. The activities will begin…
Virginia families encouraged to submit free meals application (9/21/2022) - Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow is encouraging families to submit free meal applications to their child’s school. Locally, only families who have students attending Bethel Elementary, Peasley Middle…
Mathews enrollment slightly above projections (9/21/2022) - The return to school was a smooth one for Mathews County Public Schools, according to superintendent Nancy Welch, who provided a brief update during Tuesday’s school board meeting, which was…
GHS Class of 1957 (9/21/2022) - The Gloucester High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 65th reunion on Sept. 16 at Nick’s Spaghetti & Steak House, Gloucester Point. There were 49 members in the graduating class.…
School board makes personnel appointments (9/21/2022) - The Gloucester School Board approved a number of personnel appointments at its regular monthly meeting Sept. 13 in the T.C. Walker Education Center Auditorium. Donna Behrens of Toano was appointed…
Private school talk (9/21/2022) - A group of Mathews residents, led by Byron Rauch of Diggs, met on Tuesday, Sept. 13 to discuss Rauch’s plans for opening a private Christian school in Mathews. Approximately 22…
Gloucester school board clashes over closed meeting policy (9/14/2022) - What began as a second reading of a proposed revision to the Gloucester School Board closed meetings policy devolved into an impassioned argument among board members, resulting in a vote…
Play-In & Sing-Along (9/14/2022) - Mathews High School band members Riley Tripp and Bradyn Barr, along with Barbara Fleming, participated in Sunday’s CommUNITY Play-In and Sing-Along at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in…
MHS Class of 1972 (9/14/2022) - The Mathews High School class of 1972 held its 50th reunion on July 16 at the Steamboat Grill at the Piankatank River Golf Club, Hartfield. A few more class members…
9/11 service (9/14/2022) - Ware Academy students and faculty gathered around the school’s flagpole on Friday morning for a service in remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Pictured from left, fourth grade students…
Sewing machines for THMS (9/14/2022) - Thomas Hunter Middle School teacher Michelle Williams, left, who is heading up the school’s new Family and Consumer Science program, accepts a pair of checks from Ron Lambert, chairman of…
School Briefs (9/14/2022) - Lyndsay Thomas of Gloucester, Barry Akers of Gloucester Point, and Robert Muckleroy, Dustin Greer and Brenda Hudson of Hayes, were named to the Southern New Hampshire University summer 2022 president’s…
VIMS welcomes 19 new students (9/14/2022) - The Virginia Institute of Marine Science has welcomed 19 new graduate students to its Gloucester Point campus this fall, bringing the overall enrollment at William and Mary’s School of Marine…
Tidewater SWCD kicks off poster contest (9/7/2022) - Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting hand-drawn poster art from students in grades K-12 who reside in the counties of Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex to compete in their…
Scholarship being set up in memory of Virginian-Pilot reporter (9/7/2022) - Aspiring journalists may be interested in the Sierra Jenkins Scholarship Fund, newly established by the Virginia Press Foundation and the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. Jenkins, a 25-year-old reporter for The…
Va. educators can win classroom hydroponics system (9/7/2022) - Virginia educators interested in growing produce with their students can enter for a chance to win a free hydroponics system from Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom. Virginia AITC is hosting…
Retired educators to meet Sept. 22 (9/7/2022) - The Gloucester Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Disabled American Veterans building at 6265 Professional Drive, Gloucester. The guest speaker will be…
Homeschool Program Days underway at Jamestown, Yorktown (9/7/2022) - Homeschool Program Days, an annual opportunity for area homeschooling families to explore 17th- and 18th-century Virginia history at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, is now underway.…
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