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MHS Scholastic Bowl (12/22/2021) - Heading into the Christmas break, the Mathews High School Scholastic Bowl team holds a 2-2 record. Members are shown here following the team’s Dec. 9 win over Charles City. They…
GCPS Educational Foundation awards 27 mini-grants (12/22/2021) - The Gloucester County Public Schools Educational Foundation awarded a total of $10,900 to teachers at all eight county schools for 27 classroom mini-grants. Funds for this program are generated through…
School board moves ahead with transportation facility MOA (12/22/2021) - The Gloucester School Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement with county supervisors that will allow the county to access the school division’s transportation facility site to begin planning for its…
Student recognized by College Board (12/22/2021) - Madelynn Nichelle Huff has been selected by the College Board for its National African American Recognition Program. She earned this recognition for her academic achievements and outstanding performance on the…
Shop with a Cop (12/22/2021) - The children at Ware Academy raised $754 for the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office Shop with a Cop program which was matched by the Buxton family for a total donation of $1,508.…
School Briefs (12/22/2021) - Catharine Carter Damron was awarded a doctor of philosophy degree in political science from Sciences Politiques University in Paris, France, on Dec. 1. The title of her dissertation was, “The…
Petsworth Turkey Trot (12/15/2021) - Petsworth Elementary School students collected 955 food items for the Food Pantry at Salem United Methodist Church in upper Gloucester during the annual Turkey Trot. Pictured are the Turkey Trot…
Forrest receives interim appointment (12/15/2021) - Lorraine Forrest of Port Haywood will serve on the Mathews School Board during 2022. Members approved her one-year interim appointment by a 3-0 vote during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting, which…
Thanksgiving food drive (12/15/2021) - The Gloucester High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps held its annual Thanksgiving food drive to support the GUEST shelter’s efforts in providing food for the homeless in the…
VMFA Artmoble (12/15/2021) - The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Artmobile visited Bethel Elementary School on Nov. 22 and 23, thanks to the sponsorship of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Students in grades…
Pride of the Pride (12/15/2021) - The Pride of the Pride at Peasley Middle School consists of students who display the positive behaviors of being responsible, respectful and engaged. The following students were chosen as the…
Broadway performer to work with B&G Club youth (12/15/2021) - At the start of the new year, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula will begin holding music and dance classes led by Broadway performer Kevin Smith Kirkwood.…
History Camp to be held over break (12/15/2021) - The Gloucester Museum of History will hold a three-day History Camp for children in third through fifth grades over winter break. The camp will last from Tuesday, Dec. 28 to…
Achilles teacher receives financial literacy grant (12/15/2021) - Marissa Spencer, a kindergarten teacher at Achilles Elementary School, was one of four recipients of $150 grants awarded by the Hampton Roads Educators Credit Union, Inc., the credit union announced…
Honor rolls announced (12/15/2021) - Page Middle School Page Middle School recently released its honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year. Students receiving all As during the marking period were: Eighth…
Honor rolls announced (12/8/2021) - Peasley Middle School The Peasley Middle School honor rolls for the first quarter have been announced by school principal Craig Reed. The following students were named to the A Honor…
Bethel food drive (12/1/2021) - Bethel Elementary School SCA members recently led a food drive that collected a record 6,066 items for the Bread for Life food pantry in just two weeks. As a reward,…
Coins for a Cause (12/1/2021) - Ware Academy students teamed up for Coins for a Cause to support the Bread for Life Food Pantry in Gloucester. Ware collected food items for the pantry in the past…
School Brief (12/1/2021) - Hunter Martin of Gloucester Point, was recently initiated into the Hampden-Sydney College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society. Students initiated into the society must demonstrate leadership…
RCC awarded grant to support food pantry (12/1/2021) - Rappahannock Community College received an $8,000 grant to expand hunger relief initiatives and promote food security among students through the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation’s continued partnership with…
Toys for Tots (12/1/2021) - Gloucester County Public Schools employees kicked off their annual Toys for Tots campaign with a gift exchange Tuesday at the T.C. Walker Education Center. The employees filled a U.S. Marine…
GVFR visit (12/1/2021) - Newington Preschool was visited by members of Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue on Monday, getting an up-close look at a fire truck. Preschoolers posing at the truck were, front row…
Middle schoolers invited to enter TOGA Essay Contest (12/1/2021) - Wednesday, Dec. 15 is the deadline to enter the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association Middle School Essay Contest.“Now is the time for middle school students to get creative and write an…
22 speak out on school board vacancy (12/1/2021) - County residents filled the Mathews High School media center Tuesday night to take the opportunity to speak in favor of their choice to replace Jeanice Sadler on the Mathews County…
9 apply for school board vacancy (11/23/2021) - Nine candidates have offered their names for consideration to fill the interim vacancy on the Mathews County School Board left by the resignation of member Jeanice Sadler. A special meeting/public…
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