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School board makes personnel appointments (7/27/2022) - The Gloucester School Board made several personnel appointment at its regular monthly meeting last week at the T.C. Walker Education Center. Meghan Cinelli of Gloucester was appointed to a school…
Verizon retailers donating 140,000 backpacks in annual giveaway (7/27/2022) - Round Room, LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Retailer, has announced that its The Cellular Connection and Wireless Zone stores are donating 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies in the…
$1M grant approved for foster youth to gain access to higher education (7/27/2022) - The General Assembly has approved a $1 million grant to Great Expectations, a program that helps youth who have experienced foster care gain access to higher education. With the help…
School Briefs (7/27/2022) - Raeann Sky Love of Mathews, graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor degree in fine arts, with a concentration in photography and film. Sisters Jessie Mills…
are you prepared kindergarten How to prepare children for kindergarten (7/27/2022) - (METRO) The first day of kindergarten is a milestone moment for children that their parents will remember forever. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that around five million children…
Faith May finishes what she started thanks to MP R.A.C.E. (7/27/2022) - Faith May is a force to be reckoned with. During her years as a student with Middle Peninsula Regional Adult and Career Education (R.A.C.E.), she transitioned from being Faith Kelly…
are you prepared college How freshmen, parents can prepare for college move-in day (7/27/2022) - Move-in day is right around the corner for college students and for some it is one of the most hectic days of the semester, aside from midterms and final exams.…
are you prepared vaccine Ready for fall? Vaccinate children under the age of five (7/27/2022) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines for children six months to four years of age on June 18 for Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, ahead…
Mathews board grapples with definition of ‘equity’ (7/20/2022) - The Mathews County School Board grappled with the question of what is “equity” as several members of the public, and one board member, implying that the term is being used…
W&M student organization donates to GMCC (7/20/2022) - The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic received a $1,000 donation from a clinic volunteer and her fellow college students to upgrade technology in the pharmacy. Dulguun Myagmarsuren is a senior at…
Abingdon Ruritan scholarships (7/20/2022) - Gloucester High School graduates Andrew Teagle and Liam Wamsley are the recipients of two Abingdon Ruritan Club scholarships. Teagle, second from left, received the $4,000 four-year scholarship, while Wamsley, second…
All but three Gloucester schools qualify for free meals (7/20/2022) - All but three Gloucester County schools now qualify to offer free meals for all of their students for the coming school year. School board members were informed about this development…
Regional special ed board meets July 27 (7/20/2022) - The Board of Control for the Middle Peninsula Regional Special Education Program will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, in Conference Room A111 of the T.C. Walker Education…
Koenig, Slaughter named to VSBA Media Honor Roll (7/20/2022) - Gazette-Journal editor Charlie Koenig and reporter Melany Slaughter were named Tuesday night to the 2022 Virginia School Boards Association Media Honor Roll by the Mathews and Gloucester school boards. The…
School Brief (7/20/2022) - Patrick Strangways, son of Gregg and Beth Anderson Strangways of Virginia Beach and Mathews, will enroll this fall at Tulane University in New Orleans to study biology and music composition.…
Stuff the Bus Aug. 5-7 at Walmart (7/20/2022) - Stuff the Bus is back next month. The Salvation Army of Gloucester will hold its annual event to collect school supplies for local children in need on Aug. 5-7 at…
Honor rolls announced (7/13/2022) - Page Middle School Page Middle School has released its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2021-2022 school year. Students receiving all As during the marking period were:Eighth graders—Rylee…
RCC, Germanna receive grant to address health care shortages (7/13/2022) - Rappahannock Community College, in partnership with Germanna Community College, has received a $306,252 grant to develop and deliver a patient care technician program. One of 13 per capita grants totaling…
Sylvia Dixon, right, was named “Retired Educator of the Year” Dixon named Retired Educator of the Year (7/13/2022) - Sylvia Dixon was named the 2022 Retired Educator of the Year on June 23 by the Gloucester Retired Educators Association. She was honored during a luncheon at the Gloucester DAV…
GHS grads receive $240,700 in local scholarships (7/13/2022) - Graduates from Gloucester High School’s newest graduating class received a total of $240,700 worth of scholarships last month from several local organizations. Recipients and their scholarships include the following: Alexis…
school petsworth military care packages Military care packages (7/6/2022) - The Petsworth Elementary School PTA sponsored the collection of items for military care packages throughout April in celebration of the Month of the Military Child. Master Gunnery Sergeant Johnny Vasquez…
School board reluctantly approves amended budget (7/6/2022) - The Mathews County School Board unanimously adopted its 2022-2023 budget during its special year-end meeting on Thursday morning in the school board conference room. While the board approved the amended…
New president takes over at Hampton U (7/6/2022) - Ret. U.S. Army Gen. Darrell K. Williams began his term Friday as president of Hampton University today, 39 years after graduating from the historically Black university with a bachelor’s degree.…
School Briefs (7/6/2022) - Christian Chilton of Foster, was named to the spring 2022 dean’s list at Anderson University, South Carolina. To receive this honor, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or…
School board approves budget after three failed motions (6/29/2022) - In what was anticipated to be a short budget work session to approve the final schools budget for fiscal year 2023, the Gloucester School Board members were deadlocked last Thursday…
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