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24 new badges for Girl Scouts (8/19/2020) - Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast will soon offer a virtual program to work on 24 new badges released by Girl Scouts of the USA in July. The badges are designed…
School Brief (8/19/2020) - Gloucester High School graduate Caela Gilsinan was the winner of the Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2020 Martin J. Menges Scholarship. The scholarship honors Menges who was a former…
Gloucester School Board meets tonight (8/18/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the T.C. Walker Education Center auditorium. The agenda includes an update on the "GCPS…
Ware Academy students are back in the classroom (8/12/2020) - Ware Academy opened its doors to students on Monday and Ware’s Head of School Dawn Fleet said the campus now has 143 children enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year. “The…
School board to meet in person next week (8/12/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board decided during its Aug. 6 virtual retreat to hold its next meeting on Tuesday in person at the T.C. Walker Education Center auditorium. The meeting…
UUFR awards Servetus scholarships to 5 area students (8/12/2020) - Five graduates from area high schools received Servetus Endowment scholarships from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock of White Stone to help the students pursue their academic and career…
Ruritan scholarship (8/12/2020) - Gloucester Ruritan Club president Lou Serio recently presented Caroline Moore with the club’s $600 student scholarship for higher education. Moore, a freshman at Rappahannock Community College, has been taking dual…
CCS to hold Virtual Open House Friday (8/12/2020) - Christchurch School in Middlesex County will host a Virtual Open House on Friday for all who are interested in exploring the possibility of attending for the 2020-21 school year. Call…
Virginia ABC offering BOLT program online (8/12/2020) - The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority has launched a new, online version of a program aimed at preventing substance use among middle school-age youth—Being Outstanding Leaders Together Against Drugs and…
School Brief (8/12/2020) - Emily Johnston of Gloucester, has been named a Scholar-Athlete for the 2019-2020 academic year at Emory & Henry College where she is a member of the Intermont Equestrian team. Student-athletes…
Lee-Jackson name change on Tuesday’s agenda (8/12/2020) - The Mathews County School Board will meet Tuesday night with the name of Lee-Jackson Elementary foremost in its agenda. The meeting will begin at 6 o’clock in the Harry M.…
School board expected to vote this month on name change (8/5/2020) - Less than a month after the proposal was introduced at a Mathews School Board meeting, the board is set to take action on whether to remove the name Lee-Jackson from…
Mathews County schools to begin year with almost entirely remote learning (8/5/2020) - While Mathews County Public Schools will be open for the 2020-2021 school year, and the calendar has not changed, the day-to-day schedule will look much different as the division continues…
MHS and THMS near completion of summer maintenance projects (8/5/2020) - Mathews County Public Schools has been busy this summer updating classrooms, repainting hallways and creating front-entrance vestibules. According to Schools Superintendent Nancy Welch, security vestibules have been built at the…
‘Stuff the Bus’ at Gloucester Walmart this weekend (8/5/2020) - Walmart and the Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to children in need in Gloucester and Mathews counties during a “Stuff the Bus” campaign event Friday…
Mathews to begin school year with almost entirely remote learning (7/31/2020) - While Mathews County Public Schools will be open for the 2020-2021 school year, and the calendar has not changed, the day-to-day schedule will look much different as the division continues…
Director’s Award (8/5/2020) - The Thomas Hunter Middle School band program didn’t get to have its typical spring awards program, but late last month band director Michael Loveless was able to present his Director’s…
LVG available to help parents in new role as teachers (8/5/2020) - As the end of summer rapidly approaches, Literacy Volunteers of Gloucester is looking at ways to help parents prepare for the “virtual semester” in September. LVG tutors are available for…
Apple Tree school supply drive underway (8/5/2020) - Bill Hudgins GMC, Gloucester, is sponsoring an Apple Tree School Supply Drive. Individuals, businesses and other organizations can contribute to the youth in foster care during the upcoming school year.…
RCC to offer ‘Introduction to Feng Shui’ (8/5/2020) - Rappahannock Community College’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning will offer “Introduction to Feng Shui” from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18 through Zoom. Advance registration with a tuition payment of…
Mathews School Board meets tonight (7/29/2020) - The Mathews County School Board will hold a special meeting at 6 o’clock tonight in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School. Thursday’s meeting will include a public…
85 from Gloucester, 29 from Mathews among RCC grads (7/29/2020) - A total of 620 people—including 85 from Gloucester and 29 from Mathews—were awarded associate’s degrees and certificates from Rappahannock Community College as part of that institution’s 2020 graduation. Gloucester grads…
Mathews NAACP asks for immediate action on name change; exploring legal options (7/29/2020) - In a letter emailed to the Mathews County School Board on Wednesday, Mathews NAACP president Raymond Willis has asked the board to take immediate action to rename Lee-Jackson Elementary. In…
Gloucester to begin school year virtually (7/29/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board voted 5-2 Tuesday night to conduct the first nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year virtually. Board vice chairman Elisa Nelson and member Darren Post…
Ware Academy to resume in-person classes (7/29/2020) - Ware Academy is preparing to start the new school year with in-person classes on Aug. 10. “We have a COVID mitigation plan in place. We will take the children’s temperatures…