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Class of 2020 has been phenomenal

Well Class of 2020, this year has been anything but normal. With the unexpected school closure, your year was cut short and many events that ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Small, Brickhill get top honors

The valedictorian and salutatorian are the graduates with the highest and second highest grade point averages in the senior class. VALEDICTORIAN Morgan Small is the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Celebrating graduates from a distance

Although the Class of 2020 has had to miss out on many of the traditional staples of its senior year, Superintendent of Buckingham County Public ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Honoring the class of 2020

Prince Edward County High School held a drive-thru recognition event May 21-22 called Celebrating Our Seniors that honored 2020 graduates while observing COVID-19 safety protocols. ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Primary school receives grant

CenturyLink announced it is awarding $500,000 to fund 114 technology-focused projects at schools across the country, including Buckingham County Primary School, as part of CenturyLink ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Banners hung, parade planned

Banners featuring the various seniors of Buckingham High School’s graduating Class of 2020 have popped up along Main Street in Dillwyn in preparation for a ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

PECHS celebrates its seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the end of high school for Prince Edward County High School’s (PECHS) class of 2020. Nevertheless, administrators and teachers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Valedictorian and salutatorian announced

Graceyn Cubbage and Jordan Smith have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of Cumberland High School. Cubbage is the daughter of Kenny and Karen Cubbage ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

FFA senior spotlight

The Buckingham FFA Senior Chapter would like to recognize Stephen Davis for his success in the Buckingham FFA. A member of the Class of 2020, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Newman earns VCC scholarship

Jordan Newman, a senior at Cumberland High School in Cumberland County, has earned a $1,500 educational scholarship from the Virginia Cooperative Council (VCC). After the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Central office to restructure

Dr. Chip Jones, who will become the new superintendent of Cumberland County Public Schools July 1, has announced plans for restructuring the central office for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Teachers of the Year announced

Emily Wilson Overstreet was named Teacher of the Year for Cumberland Elementary School. Overstreet has been teaching art at Cumberland Elementary for 11 years. She ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Bike raffle rewards 22 students

Twenty-two students from Cumberland Middle School were rewarded for hard work and good behavior after they each won a free bicycle from the Hampden-Sydney College ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Area schools receive $1.7 million from CARES Act

Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Friday, May 1, over $200 million in federal funding for Virginia public schools under the federal Coronavirus Aid, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

CHS awarded $37,500 grant

Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Friday, April 24, $600,000 in competitive grants awarded to 16 high schools and technical centers across the commonwealth, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

SVCC graduates fill indispensable roles

Across the Commonwealth of Virginia, people are adapting new routines as a result of social distancing and other precautions aimed at halting the spread of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Foundation receives donation

Bruce Robinson, chairman of the Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc., received a $6,000 check from Barbara Daniels, director of The Cumberland Clothes Closet, for ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Update on meal options provided by PECPS

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) will provide meals to students through the week of May 18-22, PECPS Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson wrote in a ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

All-District band students recognized

Cumberland students who were selected for participation in the All-District Band were recognized by the members of the Cumberland School Board at their meeting on ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Plans announced through mid-May

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson announced in a Friday afternoon, March 27, letter to parents and guardians that the school ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Options considered for leaky school roof

Prince Edward County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson says the school system is exploring options to repair the elementary school’s leaky roof. Johnson told ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Parents asked to pick up learning packets Tuesday and Wednesday

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson announced in a Friday afternoon, March 27, letter to parents and guardians that the school ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Congressional App Challenge winners recognized

The members of the Cumberland County Public School Board recognized four Cumberland High School students who were named by Congressman Denver Riggleman as winners in ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

Prince Edward County Elementary School has announced it’s honor roll students for the third grading period. FOURTH GRADE *Natasha Carricato, *Bryce Crenshaw,* Jonathan Crenshaw, *Rowan ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Students of the Month recognized

Thursday, March 5, during the monthly school board meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognized the Students of the Month for each school. These students included ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Virginia closes schools for remainder of academic year

Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam closed public schools for the remainder of the year and put additional restrictions on businesses during a Monday afternoon, March ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

‘Girls Who Code’ make presentation to school board

The participants in the Cumberland Girls Who Code made a presentation to the Cumberland County School Board Thursday, March 5. Girls Who Code is a ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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