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Sarah Celeste Dudley (5/27/2020) - Sarah Celeste Dudley graduated Saturday from the University of Virginia School of Medicine where she served as Student President of the Medical School. Dudley was the salutatorian of the West…
Alexandra Claire Bunting (5/27/2020) - Alexandra Claire Bunting of Gloucester has received a master of business administration degree fromLiberty University. The school’s May 9 commencement was canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. Bunting received her…
Emergency pay approved for brief period in March (5/20/2020) - The Gloucester County School Board voted by a 4-3 margin to pay some non-exempt employees emergency pay for their work March 16-27. The vote came during the board’s May 12…
Gloucester School Board approves personnel actions (5/20/2020) - The Gloucester School Board appointed Vernice Hunter of Hayes to a support services position, effective July 1, and made several personnel appointments for the 2020-2021 school year during its electronic…
Gloucester special ed meeting Tuesday (5/20/2020) - The Special Education Advisory Committee for Gloucester County Public Schools will hold an electronic meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will continue the series on Critical Decision Points for…
Hughes named CCS valedictorian (5/20/2020) - Allison Liya Hughes of Port Haywood has been named the 2020 class valedictorian for Christchurch School in Middlesex County. Allison Hughes She is among 70 students who will be graduating,…
Honor rolls announced Page Middle School (5/20/2020) - Page Middle School recently released its honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Students receiving all As during the marking period were: Eighth graders—Tanner Bayly, Joseph…
School spirit (5/20/2020) - Three Mathews High School seniors demonstrated some school spirit on Friday (while remaining socially distant at the same time) by decorating their school parking spots. In their designs, twins Jessie…
Mathews County Schools deploys another SmartBus (5/20/2020) - Mathews County Public Schools deployed a SmartBus to provide free Wi-Fi internet connectivity at the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins. The network name is MCPSSB1 and the password is freewifi.
Work group established to chart path forward for schools (5/20/2020) - Gov. Ralph Northam announced this week the establishment of the state’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help determine how schools can safely reopen later this year. Representatives from Virginia’s public…
Expanded educational programs air on WHRO (5/20/2020) - VA TV Classroom, which launched last month on WHRO, expanded one hour recently to include grades four through seven. VA TV Classroom in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education…
Graduation plans announced (5/20/2020) - In Gloucester Gloucester High School Principal Craig Reed announced plans for the GHS 2020 commencement on Facebook on Sunday. Reed said the exercises will span the entire week of June…
Mathews schools adopt FY21 budget (5/20/2020) - By a 4-0 vote Tuesday night, the Mathews County School Board adopted its 2020-2021 budget. The $15.12 million budget is a far cry from what was originally sought, a decrease…
School board to meet briefly Tuesday (5/13/2020) - A quorum of the Mathews County School Board will meet briefly to address essential school board business at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Mathews High School media center, according to…
Teacher of Year parade (5/13/2020) - A surprise drive-by parade honoring Gloucester County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Brian Teucke was held last Wednesday at Page Middle School. Teucke was also the Page Teacher of…
Free Wi-Fi available in parking lots of Gloucester schools (5/13/2020) - Gloucester County Public Schools has joined the list of those offering free Wi-Fi based internet services in the county.Each school (Petsworth Elementary, Bethel Elementary, Peasley Middle, Botetourt Elementary, Page Middle,…
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…