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Barnes & Noble College to manage campus bookstore

Hampden-Sydney College announced Wednesday, Oct. 13, that it has selected Barnes & Noble College (BNC) to manage all course materials, retail and online operations for ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

FFA team participates in C.O.L.T conference

On Sept. 22, the Buckingham Senior FFA Officer Team went to Dinwiddie High School to participate in the Southeast Area C.O.L.T. Conference. Team Members included ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

New staff members recognized

Each month, staff members are recognized at the Cumberland County Public School Board. The following new staff members were presented to Board members at the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

CMS students win Historic Marker Contest

Under the leadership of social studies teacher Louis Longenecker at Cumberland Middle School, students entered the first Asian American Pacific Islander Historic Roadside Marker Contest. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

BCMS FFA competes at the State Fair

Buckingham County Middle School FFA recently competed at the State Fair of Virginia. The Educational Exposition at the fair is designed to educate youth about ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Students of the Month recognized

Each month during the regularly scheduled meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Comprehensive renovation recommended for elementary school

The Prince Edward County School Board voted to send a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to give the elementary school a comprehensive renovation. The ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Joint meeting offered four options for elementary school

Stephen Halsey of Moseley Architects in Richmond presented four options for the Prince Edward County Elementary School project on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The presentation was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Full Circle celebrates International Peace Day

Students and families gathered at Full Circle School in Rice on Friday, Sept. 24, to celebrate the International Peace Day. The celebration was established by ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SVCC named a ‘2021 Great College to Work For’

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Kinne matriculates into Hamilton College

Mattison Kinne, of Farmville, recently matriculated as a first-year student at Hamilton College. Kinne, a graduate of Prince Edward County High School, was selected from ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Call Me MISTER celebrates

The 2021 Summer Institute of Longwood’s Call Me MISTER program was held in late July with a combination of virtual and on-campus activities scheduled for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Innovation grant awarded

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has received a $42,850 innovation grant which will help implement a career exploration program and promote Virginia’s 5 C’s. Cumberland ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dos Passos Prize finalists announced

Longwood University is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 John Dos Passos Prize, the oldest literary award given by a Virginia college or ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

VCBF announces 2021 virtual lineup

The Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) invites teachers and families to register for free live sessions with bestselling authors and illustrators throughout October. With a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in local schools since last month. According to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dumminger runs for school board

Dr. James Dumminger will be running a write-in campaign as the incumbent for the District 701 Prince Edward County School Board seat. He has been ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New teachers and staff announced

Prince Edward County Public Schools welcome new teachers and staff for the 2021-2022 school year. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

SNHU announces Summer 2021 President’s List

Kassi Gray of Arvonia has been named to the Southern New Hampshire University Summer 2021 President’s List. Full-time students who have earned a minimum grade-point ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

University ranks in top 10

For the sixth consecutive year, Longwood University (LU) is able to add the title of top 10 public universities offering the highest percentage of small ... Read more

1 month ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Students of the Month recognized

Each month during the monthly meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized at ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Assessment to measure student recovery and progress

Students in grades 3-8 this fall will be the first to take new growth assessments to determine baselines for measuring individual academic progress in reading ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Thornhill appointed to Board of Directors

The Southside Virginia Community College Foundation recently announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald K. Thornhill to the Foundation Board of Directors. Thornhill has been involved ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Teachers recall 9/11 experiences

There are well-known pictures of then-President George W. Bush receiving the news that the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, had just occurred. What’s notable ... Read more

1 month ago by Shannon Watkins.

Custodians, staff keep students healthy

In a time when in-person learning has perhaps never been so important, local custodians are rising to the challenge to keep schools clean and students ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

New staff members introduced

Each month, staff members are recognized at the Cumberland County Public School Board. The following new staff members were presented to Board members at the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

COVID cases climb in schools

Local schools have been open for less than one month, but 111 COVID-19 cases have already been confirmed in students and staff of schools in ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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