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Teacher Appreciation Week (5/13/2020) - Staffers from the Parent Child Development Corporation in West Point celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week at the T.C. Walker Education Center last Thursday where Head Start teachers and staff members could…
School nurse appointed at Achilles (5/13/2020) - The Gloucester School Board appointed Samantha Williams of Gloucester as the school nurse at Achilles Elementary during its April 30 work session. The appointment is effective for the 2020-2021 school…
Ice cream social (5/13/2020) - Thomas Hunter Middle School held a curbside ice cream social for its teachers last Thursday during Teacher Appreciation Week. Principal Laurel Byrd, Assistant Principal LeAnne Shields, and Financial Clerk Tiffanie…
Teachers innovate to continue reaching students (5/13/2020) - The statewide stay-at-home order has been difficult for workers who have had to innovate in order to continue working from a home setting, with teachers facing special challenges being physically…
RCC announces recipients of 2020 Chancellor’s Award (5/13/2020) - Rappahannock Community College has announced that Dr. Robert and Mrs. Beverly Gates of King George County are the 2020 recipients of the Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. This award,…
Virginia’s community colleges launch distance learning platform (5/13/2020) - The Virginia Community College System announced last week the launching of CollegeAnywhereVA.org, an online portal enabling Virginians to find online courses that best meet their needs. In addition to connecting…
Cafeteria crew up to the challenge (5/13/2020) - Feeding students who aren’t in school has been a challenge for Mathews County Public Schools, but division Cafeteria Manager Nelda Gibbs and her team are proving to be up to…
Gloucester School Board meets tonight (5/12/2020) - The Gloucester School Board will hold an electronic meeting beginning at 5:30 tonight. The meeting will be broadcast on Cox channel 47 or may be viewed at www.gloucesterva.info/GCTV. The meeting…
MHS tech team members use 3D printer to make masks (5/6/2020) - The shortage of personal protective equipment for people on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to diligent efforts by individuals and organizations across the nation to step…
North resident provides $2M gift for student counseling (5/6/2020) - S. Stuart Flanagan of North recently made a $2 million endowment to the School of Education to support graduate students working in the New Horizons Family Counseling Center. Flanagan is…
RCC to offer virtual info sessions (5/6/2020) - Rappahannock Community College is holding a series of information sessions this month through Zoom. The sessions focus on financial aid, dual enrollment, health careers, workforce development and more. For more…
Virtual father/daughter dance (5/6/2020) - Petsworth Elementary School held a virtual father/daughter dance Thursday and Friday, with participants encouraged to attend at home and share photos with the school afterward. Above, the Mueller family, from…
All dressed up … (5/6/2020) - The pandemic changed everything in the blink of an eye. While not major in the scheme of things, high school students in the two counties missed out on a rite…
Gloucester residents to have say on possible early school opening (5/6/2020) - Gloucester residents can have their say on whether local public schools should open before Labor Day this year via a survey that is available on the Gloucester County Public Schools’…
Gloucester School Board meets today (4/29/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board will hold an electronic work session beginning at 5:30 p.m. today. The meeting will be broadcast live on Cox channel 48 and can also be…
Gloucester High School seniors pursue final months in solitude (4/29/2020) - The spread of COVID-19 shut down schools and restricted everyone to their houses, heavily altering student life in Gloucester. Students are adjusting from going to school every day to staying…
‘Adopt a Senior’ Facebook pages created for MHS and GHS seniors (4/29/2020) - To make seniors feel special as their final year of high school was cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak, people are stepping up to let the seniors know that…
Blake, Hudgins awarded Westville scholarships (4/29/2020) - Mathews High School seniors Kamryn Blake and Lydia Hudgins are the recipients of this year’s Westville Christian Church scholarships. The Disciples of Christ, the congregation of the Mathews Court House…
Lane promises swift action on granting school waivers (4/29/2020) - Virginia’s Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane promised swift action Friday on granting waivers as authorized by budget amendments approved by the General Assembly during its April 22 reconvened session.…
Teacher-led instruction being provided on public TV (4/29/2020) - Four Virginia public media stations are broadcasting teacher-led classroom instruction aligned with Virginia’s academic standards into homes across the state. James Lane, Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction, announced the launch…
Elementary school teachers appointed in Gloucester (4/29/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board appointed Ashley Walton of Urbanna and Emily Wright of Yorktown to elementary school teaching positions for the 2020-2021 school year during its April 14 electronic…
Mathews recognizes its Teachers of the Year (4/22/2020) - Lee-Jackson Elementary’s Teacher of the Year Amy Shaw. Thomas Hunter Middle School’s Teacher of the Year Mary Bigger. Mathews High School’s Teacher of the Year Jessica Newsome. While schools remain…
Teucke named GCPS Teacher of the Year (4/22/2020) - Page Middle School teacher Brian Teucke has been selected as the Gloucester school division’s Teacher of the Year, the Gloucester County Public Schools Education Foundation has announced. Brian Teucke Teucke…
Gloucester School Board holds its first electronic meeting (4/22/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board conducted its first electronic meeting on April 14 with all members present. The board’s first matter of business was to consider a resolution allowing it…
Mathews County School Board approves pandemic resolution (4/22/2020) - In a brief meeting Tuesday night, the Mathews County School Board approved a resolution waiving a number of division requirements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The requirements, such as…