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Thomas Hunter STEM students among winners (3/3/2021) - A group of students from Thomas Hunter Middle School’s STEM-Hawk team was among the 2020 winners in the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association’s second annual REACH Challenge. The Mathews…
Legislation seeks to expand broadband access for low-income students (3/3/2021) - The Virginia General Assembly passed legislation in an effort to expand broadband internet access to low-income students across the commonwealth. Senate Bill 1225, proposed by Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Fairfax), authorizes…
Gloucester School Board appoints two teachers (3/3/2021) - The Gloucester County School Board approved the appointment of two teachers—Cassandra Sanchez of Hayes, and Melinda Matuszweski of Jamaica—among personnel actions it took during its Feb. 23 meeting. Edward Muddiman…
Accepting and Helpful (3/3/2021) - All year, students are nominated by their teachers at Thomas Hunter Middle School in recognition of the characteristics exemplified by the initials of the school’s Seahawks mascot (Selfless service, Encouraging,…
State superintendent visits (3/3/2021) - Dr. James F. Lane, Virginia’s superintendent of public instruction, paid a visit to Mathews County Public Schools last Thursday. Lane, at left, is shown here listening to Thomas Hunter Middle…
African American Read-In (2/24/2021) - The Elementary School in Mathews County celebrated Black History Month on Friday by taking part in the National African American Read-In. This event is sponsored by the Black Caucus of…
Mathews third graders receive dictionaries from library (2/24/2021) - Every third grade student at the elementary school in Mathews will receive their own copy of “A Student’s Dictionary” this year, thanks to Mathews Memorial Library. Mathews Library Director Bette…
Students of the month (2/24/2021) - Mathews High School’s students of the month for February are freshman Lillian Jarosz, sophomore Massimo Mastromano, junior Cameron Stearns and senior Lois Beale. Students are chosen from nominations by a…
RCC to hold course next month on General Assembly (2/24/2021) - Rappahannock Community College’s Educational Foundation, the Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL), announced that a new course, “Navigating the Virginia General Assembly,” will be held on Tuesdays, March 9, 16…
Gloucester schools consider 4-day school week (2/24/2021) - Gloucester County Public Schools plans to survey parents regarding their interest in having students return to school for four days each week. Currently, students who attend school are divided into…
Budget proposal would require $3.1M more in county funds (2/24/2021) - Gloucester Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons introduced his recommended fiscal year 2022 budget request to the Gloucester County School Board Tuesday evening at Page Middle School. The meeting was originally…
School board asks SCOTUS to weigh in on Grimm case (2/24/2021) - The Gloucester County School Board is again asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its civil case with former Gloucester High School student Gavin Grimm. Grimm, a transgender student…
School board adopts $16.2M budget (2/17/2021) - On the same night the Mathews County School Board adopted its budget for 2021-2022 calling for increases in staff as well as what would work out to a 4 percent…
‘Snow’ School like Petsworth (2/17/2021) - Petsworth Elementary School and its PTA sponsored a “There’s ‘Snow’ School like Petsworth” event on Wednesday, Feb. 10 to celebrate the hard work of families and students as they go…
Summers named to state group looking at return to in-person instruction (2/17/2021) - Sarah Summers, a school psychologist with Gloucester County Public Schools, is among the workgroup of educators, school administrators, mental health professionals, parents and community organization leaders charged with assessing the…
Girl Scout Cookie Program underway (2/17/2021) - Get your cupboards cleared, Girl Scout cookie fans. Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast’s Cookie Program is in full swing through March. Visit the Cookie page on the council website…
Two scholarships available through TSWCD (2/17/2021) - The Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District, through the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, has two scholarship opportunities available. These scholarships are intended to promote the education…
Scholarships available for students of Polish descent (2/17/2021) - The Kosciuszko Foundation, An American Center for Polish Culture, is accepting scholarship applications through March 8 to support American students of Polish descent for their fall 2021/spring 2022 academic year…
RCC announces faculty, staff appointments (2/17/2021) - Ashlee Greene-NicholsCasey Yocum Rappahannock Community College recently announced new members of its faculty and staff. Steve Roane is the new Coordinator of Learning Resources, formerly known as Libraries. He replaces…
School Briefs (2/17/2021) - Gianna Aiello of Gloucester, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. Kamryn Blake of Cobbs Creek, and Amanda Boivin of Hayes, have…
Honor rolls announced (2/10/2021) - Mathews High Mathews High School recently announced its honor rolls for the second quarter and first semester of the 2020-2021 school year. Students named to the Honor Roll of Excellence…
Local students named to CBGS Director’s List (2/10/2021) - The Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School has announced its Director’s List for the first semester. Students named to the Director’s List must have all As or two As and a B…
School Briefs (2/10/2021) - Ashlynn Boulay of Gloucester, has been named a 2020 Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois. The recognition requires a 3.75 or higher grade point average with no grades…
Schools take on task of vaccinating employees (2/3/2021) - Gloucester County Public Schools notified its employees Jan. 27 that it had 200 COVID-19 vaccines available; most of those were administered Saturday at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, according to the…
Hayden Owens wins THMS spelling bee (2/3/2021) - Thomas Hunter Middle School sixth grader Hayden Owens will be advancing to the next round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Eric Engler sponsored the Mathews County school’s entry into…
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