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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…
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…