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Richards to step down from school board (7/23/2010) - Dr. Michael Richards, a member of the Mathews County School Board since 2008, announced Tuesday night that he is stepping down from that post, effective Aug. 31. Richards made the…
Celebrity waiter nights planned to raise money for drunk driving simulator (7/23/2010) - Waiting To Serve You, a celebrity waiter night at Rosemary and Wine at 17 Plaza in Gloucester, to raise funds to purchase a $15,000 driver’s education simulator known as Sidne,…
Top Latin students honored at GHS (7/23/2010) - Gloucester High School Latin teacher Shirley Ryan has announced her students’ results on the 2010 National Latin Exam. Matthew Cross, a 2010 graduate and fourth year Latin student, posted a…
Two GHS students attend law cadet program (7/23/2010) - Jesse Pearsall of Hayes, and Christina Sherman and Austin White of Gloucester, were among the 37 high school students who completed the 21st annual Junior Law Cadets Program at the…
Gloucester school personnel are appointed (7/23/2010) - Nicholas DeMet of Gloucester, was named the coordinator for technology services for Gloucester Public Schools by the Gloucester School Board in personnel actions during its July 13 meeting. Also, Sydney…
Chesapeake Bay conference (7/23/2010) - The second session of the Gloucester Rotary Club’s 2010 Chesapeake Bay Conference for high school students included Paul Crook, Brian Moy, Shirley Chabur, Caitlin Ennis, Amanda Pietroski, Emily Gale, Kathleen…
Two GHS students earn firefighter certification (7/8/2010) - Two Gloucester High School students gained firefighter certification at the end of the school year through their firefighting course at New Horizons Regional Education Center. Rising seniors Alonso Mena and…
Gloucester student experiences trip of a lifetime (7/8/2010) - A study trip to Southeast Asia this spring was an eye-opening venture for Radford University graduate student Rachel Ward of Gloucester. "I did so many things, it’s hard to grasp…
Chamber scholarship (7/8/2010) -  The Mathews Chamber of Commerce recently presented a $1,000 scholarship to 2010 Mathews High School graduate Dustin Taylor.
School briefs (7/8/2010) - Signey Cameron Milks graduated cum laude from Lynchburg College with a bachelor of science degree in nursing during commencement ceremonies May 15. Milks was also named to the spring semester…
Gloucester schools adopt online student data warehouse (6/30/2010) - Teachers in Gloucester County Public Schools will have a new tool at hand when they return to their classrooms this fall. Last week, school division assessment director Lora Price and…
GREA officers (6/30/2010) -
School personnel changes approved in Gloucester (6/30/2010) - The Gloucester County School Board appointed Rose Spangler of Gloucester, as a special education teacher at Botetourt Elementary School and Matthew Ebersole of Williamsburg, as a language arts teacher at…
School briefs (6/30/2010) - Christina Michelle Dick received a bachelor of science degree in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University during commencement ceremonies May 22. Dick had concentrated studies in strategic advertising and minor…
Parent Partnership Fair at GHS on Feb. 22 (2/20/2010) - A Parent Partnership Fair will be hosted at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, at Gloucester High School by the Gloucester Public Schools Special Education, Title I and Gifted Education Advisory…
MHS advances to state in Scholastic Bowl (2/20/2010) - While the majority of Mathews High School rang with shouts and cheers for the wrestlers competing in their regional tournament, not far away parents in another part of the school…
Mathews schools opt not to make up snow days (2/20/2010) - Other than the one day it made up earlier this week, the Mathews County School Board opted not to schedule any other make-up days as a result of inclement weather.…
Summer school is virtual for many GHS students (7/15/2010) - The summer school session underway at Gloucester High School has 86 students enrolled, but more than half of them are not showing up at the GHS campus. Instead, 49 students…
Beverage receives Outstanding Principal Award (7/15/2010) - Gloucester High School principal Layton H. "Tony" Beverage has been selected to receive the 2010 Outstanding Principal Award from the Curry School of Education Foundation. The award is presented annually…
Local students graduate from Virginia Tech (7/15/2010) - The following local graduates received degrees from Virginia Tech during commencement ceremonies May 14: Elisabeth Drechsel of Gloucester, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics;…
4-H center in Abingdon to hold staff alumni program (7/15/2010) - The Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center in Abingdon is marking its 50th year of 4-H camping and will hold a Camp Staff Alumni Dinner at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6…
State schools lauded for response to H1N1 virus (6/25/2010) - The National School Public Relations Association awarded a Golden Achievement Award to the Virginia Department of Education in recognition of the success of the H1N1 influenza communications campaign last year…
Student spelling bee part of Market Days (6/25/2010) - Registration is open for a student spelling bee to be held at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, in the historic courthouse, Mathews, as part of Mathews Market Days. The…
School board approves personnel changes (6/25/2010) - The Gloucester County School Board appointed Christy Lindberg of Gloucester, to a support staff position during its meeting on June 8. The board also accepted resignations from Gloucester High School…
Gloucester-Mathews Farm Bureau awards scholarships (6/25/2010) - Kendall Bunting of Gloucester, and Dustin Taylor of Mathews, recently received $1,000 scholarships from the Gloucester-Mathews County Farm Bureau. The organization awards scholarships annually to one student in each of…