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RCC to offer writing for health class (7/22/2020) - Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning will offer the class “Writing for Your Health” Sept. 8, 15 and 22 from 1-3 p.m. at RCC’s Kilmarnock Center. Students will…
Residents sound off on Lee-Jackson name change (7/22/2020) - Residents packed into the Mathews High School media center Tuesday night—coming out to express their opinions, pro and con, on a proposal to change the name of the county’s Lee-Jackson…
School reopening plans, In Gloucester: Parents respond to survey (7/22/2020) - Gloucester Public Schools officials continue to make plans for the 2020-2021 school year. They reviewed the results from the latest survey of parents during an electronic meeting last week. During…
In Mathews: Hybrid model endorsed (7/22/2020) - At present, Mathews County Schools Superintendent Nancy Welch plans to start the 2020-2021 school year with a hybrid education model, combining both in-school and virtual instruction, at least for the…
Five local students get sorority scholarships (7/15/2020) - Ceandra ForrestBriana PollardJasmine BryantYasmine Green Five local students have been awarded scholarships by the Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Eta Chapter of Gloucester. Ceandra Forrest of Mathews received $750…
RCC’s Warsaw campus closes following positive COVID-19 case (7/15/2020) - Rappahannock Community College’s Warsaw campus was closed immediately due to a positive test of COVID-19 from a student, according to a release from the school Tuesday morning. The student attended…
Three college interns working on projects for Buck’s Store Museum (7/15/2020) - Three interns from the College of William and Mary are working on projects for Guinea Heritage Association’s Buck’s Store Museum. The interns—Emma Eubank, Grant Wong and Hannah Sanner—each received a…
Girl Scouts receive grant for Burke’s Mill Pond site (7/15/2020) - The Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast received $1,000 from the J. Edwin Treakle Foundation, Inc., to build and install a hammock camping site at their Burke’s Mill Pond camp…
Virtual Children First classes being offered (7/15/2020) - Virtual Children First co-parenting classes are offered beginning this month and continuing through January 2021, according to the Health and Wellness Division of the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board.…
School Briefs (7/15/2020) - Deb Kirkland of Gloucester, was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, a national collegiate honor society. Kirkland was initiated at Old Dominion University. Caitlyn Ridings of…
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…