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School Brief (7/20/2022) - Patrick Strangways, son of Gregg and Beth Anderson Strangways of Virginia Beach and Mathews, will enroll this fall at Tulane University in New Orleans to study biology and music composition.…
Stuff the Bus Aug. 5-7 at Walmart (7/20/2022) - Stuff the Bus is back next month. The Salvation Army of Gloucester will hold its annual event to collect school supplies for local children in need on Aug. 5-7 at…
Honor rolls announced (7/13/2022) - Page Middle School Page Middle School has released its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2021-2022 school year. Students receiving all As during the marking period were:Eighth graders—Rylee…
RCC, Germanna receive grant to address health care shortages (7/13/2022) - Rappahannock Community College, in partnership with Germanna Community College, has received a $306,252 grant to develop and deliver a patient care technician program. One of 13 per capita grants totaling…
Sylvia Dixon, right, was named “Retired Educator of the Year” Dixon named Retired Educator of the Year (7/13/2022) - Sylvia Dixon was named the 2022 Retired Educator of the Year on June 23 by the Gloucester Retired Educators Association. She was honored during a luncheon at the Gloucester DAV…
GHS grads receive $240,700 in local scholarships (7/13/2022) - Graduates from Gloucester High School’s newest graduating class received a total of $240,700 worth of scholarships last month from several local organizations. Recipients and their scholarships include the following: Alexis…
school petsworth military care packages Military care packages (7/6/2022) - The Petsworth Elementary School PTA sponsored the collection of items for military care packages throughout April in celebration of the Month of the Military Child. Master Gunnery Sergeant Johnny Vasquez…
School board reluctantly approves amended budget (7/6/2022) - The Mathews County School Board unanimously adopted its 2022-2023 budget during its special year-end meeting on Thursday morning in the school board conference room. While the board approved the amended…
New president takes over at Hampton U (7/6/2022) - Ret. U.S. Army Gen. Darrell K. Williams began his term Friday as president of Hampton University today, 39 years after graduating from the historically Black university with a bachelor’s degree.…
School Briefs (7/6/2022) - Christian Chilton of Foster, was named to the spring 2022 dean’s list at Anderson University, South Carolina. To receive this honor, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or…
School board approves budget after three failed motions (6/29/2022) - In what was anticipated to be a short budget work session to approve the final schools budget for fiscal year 2023, the Gloucester School Board members were deadlocked last Thursday…
schools dem scholarship MCDC scholarship (6/29/2022) - Following the June 4 graduation at Mathews High School, Chris Bridge, chair of the Mathews County Democratic Committee, presented graduate Tatianna Braxton with a $1,000 scholarship for her winning application…
schools ghs youth cadets Youth cadets (6/29/2022) - Gloucester High School will send several students to the Youth Cadet Law Enforcement program this summer, which is orchestrated by the American Legion and the Virginia State Police. This program…
Personnel appointments approved by Gloucester School Board (6/29/2022) - The Gloucester School Board made several personnel appointments during its June 14 monthly meeting at the T.C. Walker Education Center. Deona Pavik of Mathews was appointed to an administrative associate…
Honor rolls announced (6/29/2022) - Mathews High Mathews High School recently released its honor rolls for the second semester and for the entire 2021-2022 school year. Students receiving all As during the second semester were:…
School Briefs (6/29/2022) - Mae Dye, Annika Lehew, Katherine McKinney, Christine Tombleson of Gloucester; Stephanie Wilson of Gloucester Point, and Xun Cai, Barbara Call and Joseph Call of Hayes, have all graduated from the…
Dr. Jason Strong Strong named director of Governor’s School (6/29/2022) - Dr. Jason Strong is the new director of the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School, effective July 1, Dr. Carol B. Carter, presiding superintendent for CBGS, announced last week. CBGS serves students…
schools ghs awards GHS seniors celebrate achievements at Senior Awards (6/22/2022) - Gloucester High School seniors received awards for their greatest accomplishments on Wednesday, June 8, at the Gloucester High School auditorium. The seniors’ parents and other supporters were all smiles as…
schools new sign New sign, same loving school (6/22/2022) - Representatives of the Mathews Branch NAACP presented Mathews Elementary School principal Cynthia Gray with a check for $1,314.36 on June 13, completing its pledge to pay for all costs related…
schools summer interns GCPS welcomes summer interns (6/22/2022) - Gloucester County Public Schools welcomed eight new student interns last week as part of the Gloucester Cooperative Education Partnership. The interns will work across various GCPS departments including technology, transportation…
School Briefs (6/22/2022) - Several representatives of Mathews County Public Schools took part in the VSBA 2022 Hybrid School Law Conference on June 3. The conference offered legal guidance on several important topics including,…
schools ware grads Ware grads (6/15/2022) - Ware Academy held a commencement ceremony for its graduating eighth graders June 3. Graduation took place at Ware Episcopal Church and began with Head of School Dawn Fleet addressing each…
schools legion scholarship American Legion scholarship (6/15/2022) - Mathews High School graduate Savannah Smith was selected to receive the 2022 Elizabeth Hudgins Scholarship. The $500 scholarship was awarded by American Legion Post 83, Mathews. Smith will attend Rappahannock…
Public comments flood school board meeting (6/15/2022) - The Gloucester School Board listened to a slew of public comments at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night in the T.C. Walker auditorium. Brian DiGiovine, former math special education teacher…
GHS seeks students for paid internship program (6/15/2022) - Gloucester High School students with an interest in learning more about careers in skilled trades have the opportunity to apply for a paid internship program. In partnership with local businesses,…
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