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Friends of Library giving out books to rising fifth graders (7/8/2020) - When schools closed early this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, volunteers with the Friends of the Mathews Memorial Library weren’t able to visit Lee-Jackson Elementary School to give a…
GHS class leaders deliver graduation addresses (7/8/2020) - The Gloucester High School Class of 2020 had three student speakers for graduation. Their speeches were recorded and played on the Gloucester County Public Schools website prior to the 9…
RCC to offer ‘Microsoft Word for Beginners’ Zoom class (7/8/2020) - Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning will present a three-session course, “Microsoft Word for Beginners.” Led by Janie Corbett, the course will be held via Zoom from 1-3…
Honor rolls announced (7/8/2020) - Page Middle School Page Middle School recently released its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Students receiving all As during the marking period were: Eighth…
Second survey underway for Gloucester schools (7/8/2020) - As officials with Gloucester County Public Schools continue their planning for reopening schools in the fall along with COVID-19 prevention strategies, they are seeking additional input from families through a…
School Briefs (7/8/2020) - Emily Johnston of Gloucester, recently earned a bachelor of arts degree from Emory & Henry College. Aaron Parr of Gloucester Point, has been named to the 2020 spring semester dean’s…
Mathews school board closes books on 2019-2020 (7/1/2020) - The Mathews County School Board closed the financial books on the 2019-2020 school year during a special end-of-year meeting Tuesday morning in the Mathews High School media center. Superintendent of…
GHS seniors receive large number of local scholarships (7/1/2020) - The following local scholarship awards to members of the Gloucester High School Class of 2020 have been announced by GHS: Bayleigh Albert: $500 Abingdon Episcopal Church Men’s Club Bob Pollock…
GHS grads receive major scholarships (7/1/2020) - Members of the Gloucester High School Class of 2020 have reported receiving the following scholarships and awards as they prepare to further their educations. The awards were announced as follows:…
RCC prepares for fall semester (7/1/2020) - Rappahannock Community College’s fall semester begins Aug. 24, but the coming academic year will look a lot different from years past, with many of the classes being offered online, the…
CCS to hold virtual open house (7/1/2020) - Christchurch School will host a Virtual Open House on Monday, July 27 for all who are interested. If you or someone you know would like to attend, contact the Middlesex…
VIMS hosts ‘Summer On the Bay Online’ through August (7/1/2020) - Students can explore and learn about the Chesapeake Bay this summer through “Summer On the Bay Online,” hosted by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Join educators from the Chesapeake…
Honor rolls announced Thomas Hunter Middle (7/1/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School recently released its honor roll for the entire 2019-2020 school year. Students receiving all As were: Fifth graders—Chase Ambrose, Kaitlyn Ball, Savannah Bass, Jayden Boyd, Shanell…
School Briefs (7/1/2020) - Allison Kladler of Gloucester, has been named to the president’s list at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, where she is majoring in marine science. The recognition requires a…
Scholarship (7/1/2020) - Farren Winter, a member of the Gloucester High School Class of 2020, received a $1,000 Garland K. Keeling Memorial Scholarship from the Hampton Roads Chapter of the Virginia Credit Union…
Carter steps down after 45-year career in the classroom (6/24/2020) - In her 45 years of teaching—much of it at Gloucester County Public Schools—Wyvonnia “Bunny” Carter has seen a lot. But one thing has remained constant—the best way to reach students…
General Excellence Award (6/24/2020) - Mathews High School graduate Jack Perry was recipient of this year’s General Excellence Award, the highest honor given to a graduating senior. The award is given to the student who…
Child care continues to be major concern for school reopening (6/24/2020) - Mathews County Schools’ superintendent Nancy Welch told county supervisors that, under the state’s COVID-19 guidelines, a number of changes will affect operations in the coming school year, including modification of…
MCF awards $25,000 grant for summer meals program (6/24/2020) - The Mathews Community Foundation advisory board and the Mathews Women’s Giving Circle have approved a $25,000 grant to support the Mathews County Public School’s summer feeding program, providing 50 days…
414 GHS grads receive personalized ceremony (6/24/2020) - While COVID-19 restrictions precluded an en masse commencement for the Gloucester High School Class of 2020, graduation organizers put together five days of brief commencement ceremonies that honored and celebrated…
School Briefs (6/24/2020) - Shelby Alto of Gloucester, and Emma West of Hayes, have each been named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at Eastern Mennonite University. The recognition requires a semester grade point…
Virtual i-Congress to be held for 4-H youth (6/24/2020) - A virtual i-Congress for Virginia youth ages 11-13 will be held by Virginia 4-H from July 13-30.Hosted by Virginia State University in Petersburg, the online conference is a summer program…
Mathews schools consider fall reopening (6/17/2020) - With the governor’s announcement last week providing a framework for reopening Virginia schools, Mathews County Public Schools has begun working on its own strategy for making a safe return to…
Survey underway for opening schools (6/17/2020) - Gloucester Public Schools is surveying students, their parents and staff members regarding the fall reopening of schools. The survey is available on the school division’s website until 6 p.m. Friday.…
GCPS alters meal delivery schedule (6/17/2020) - Gloucester County Public Schools has slightly altered its Grab and Go meal delivery schedule. As of Monday, meal pickups are held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at…