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Professor teaches overdose prevention by bike

By Victoria Thompson Special to The Farmville Herald When one thinks of going for a bike ride, thoughts of a fresh breeze and sunshine come ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Rifle team finishes as Virginia runner up

The Buckingham JROTC Rifle team recently competed in the 2021 4th Brigade JROTC Best of Best Championship Rifle match. The team shot a team best ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Four Tigers named to honor society

Hampden-Sydney College seniors Wyatt Dragovich from Roanoke, Tyler Howerton of Alexandria, twin brothers Blair Page and Blake Page of Richmond, along with December 2020 graduate Rhett Andersen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

School nutrition team recognized

At the April meeting, the Cumberland County School Board recognized the members of the school nutrition team (SNT) for their commitment and dedication to the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Good citizen award

Every year, the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Business added to VSBA Business Honor Roll

Each year, the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) invites school divisions in Virginia to submit names of local businesses to be included in the annual ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Spelling Bee winner recognized

Peyton Turner, a sixth grader at Cumberland Middle School, was recognized by the Cumberland County School Board at the April 1 meeting for winning the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

McCutcheon named Division Teacher of the Year

Margaret Katherine “Kathy” McCutcheon has been named Division Teacher of the Year for Cumberland County Schools. She will be eligible to compete for the title ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County High School honor roll

Prince Edward County High School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. NINTH GRADE Bodie Beach, Charles Becker ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Seniors exhibit to open April 17

Each year, all senior Longwood University visual arts majors create a capstone professional project that often forms the core of what will become their professional ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dos Passos Prize event is Thursday

The English and Modern Languages Department of Longwood will host a virtual reading and interview with fiction and nonfiction writer Aleksandar Hemon, the 2020 John ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Wilbourne inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

Emily Wilbourne of Farmville was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SVCC power line worker program receives boost from Benchmark

Winter 2021 was dominated in February by ice storms that left more than 75,000 Southside Virginians without electricity, some for as long as two weeks. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Middle School honor roll

Prince Edward County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. FIFTH GRADE *Alex Anderson, Ashley Barksdale, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood graduations set for May 14, 15

According to a Monday, April 5, letter to the Class of 2021 on Longwood University’s website, the school is planning to celebrate commencement May 14 ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Kindergarteners to receive books

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia, Inc. (QCV) will provide 80 kindergartners at Cumberland Elementary School with six Scholastic Book Club books each this year. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

CuCPS staff receives SVRTC Awards

Each year the Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium (SVRTC) hosts an awards banquet to recognize individuals at member districts who help forward the use of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Peyton Turner wins spelling bee

Peyton Turner, a sixth-grade student at Cumberland Middle School, won the Cumberland County Public Schools Spelling Bee held February 11. Turner is the daughter of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

McConkey wins national poster contest

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) sponsors a poster contest annually for students in grades K-12. Each year the contest has a different theme. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Longwood receives GO grant

A major new grant award announced recently will lay the foundation for a long-term economic recovery from the pandemic’s effects by focusing on entrepreneurship training, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

State provides FAFSA aid

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced the launch of a new free advising service to assist Virginia students applying for financial aid and help address the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Class of 2021 has been defined by pandemic

One year ago, high school seniors had much of their final semester ripped away from them by the coronavirus pandemic. Proms, senior nights and even ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland FFA awarded grant funds

The Cumberland County FFA chapter in Cumberland has been awarded a spring semester-Long Living to Serve Grant of $1,200. The nationwide program provides grant money ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

New rules open door for graduation ceremonies

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam released preliminary guidance last week for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement ceremonies this ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Superheroes’ keep hungry Virginia students fed during pandemic

By Noah Fleischman Capital News Service Many Virginia public school students are returning to the classroom after a year away, but their access to school ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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