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Dukes return to school

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) celebrated its first day of hybrid learning Monday, Oct. 19. The day was a big milestone for many kids who ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

FFA Chapter wins at 2020 Virtual State Fair

The FFA contests typically held at the Virginia State Fair annually were held virtually the week of Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 this year. Even ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham public school students will continue virtual learning

The Buckingham County School Board voted 5-2 Wednesday afternoon in favor of continuing virtual learning for the remainder of the semester. Board members gathered at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

FFA club is blooming

The Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) Future Farmers of America (FFA) and agriculture programs are experiencing a transformation that is instilling positive change and growth ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward schools stick with virtual learning

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday night, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Students of the month recognized

Dr. Chip Jones, superintendent of Cumberland County Public Schools, presents Yaretzi Cruz-Araujo with her plaque for being named Student of the Month for Cumberland Elementary ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham School Board torn on reopening schools

A motion to continue school virtually for the remainder of the semester failed 3-3 at Monday night’s Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) School Board meeting, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland schools to begin in-person schedule Oct. 19

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) will be transitioning to a hybrid in-person schedule beginning Oct. 19. According to CuCPS Superintendent Dr. Chip Jones, a voice ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Remote learning specialist hired in Prince Edward

Remote Learning Specialist Amy McClure was recently hired by Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) to facilitate efforts to support teachers and students as they ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Mayhew hired as supervisor of transportation at PECPS

William Mayhew has been hired as the Supervisor of Transportation for Prince Edward County Public Schools. “We are excited to have Mr. Mayhew on our ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

School meals offered for free

Prince Edward County Public Schools will serve meals at no charge to children 18 and under. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved waivers ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Schools receive 21st Century grants

Local schools were awarded grant money as part of the Virginia Department of Education’s effort to fund 21st Century Community Learning Centers in communities across ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

New African American history course available

Area high schools now have the option to offer an African American history course to students. Thursday, Aug. 27, the Office of Virginia Governor Ralph ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Scholarship winners announced

Each year, students at Buckingham County High School apply for competitive scholarships to support post-secondary education and training. Buckingham High School holds an annual ceremony ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

GRASP provides scholarships to area students

GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.), a non-profit, college and career access organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 105 Last Dollar scholarships totaling $106,945 ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Lutz receives chemistry teacher award

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) chemistry teacher Dr. Gary Lutz was recently honored with the Franklin D. Kizer Distinguished High School Chemistry Teacher Award. ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Scholarship winners announced

The Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc., recently awarded Cumberland High School students and former high school students scholarships in the amount of $26,660. Due ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

CuCPS ranked #1 in workforce readiness

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) recently received first place at the 2020 Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Excellence in Workforce Readiness Awards ceremony. At a ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Muhammad awarded Elias Jones scholarship

Alia Muhammad was named the winner of the annual Elias Jones Scholarship for 2020. Muhammad is a student athlete who served as captain of the ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Newman earns scholarship from VCC

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

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward schools go online-only for first 9 weeks

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) will conduct its first nine weeks of classes remotely. The decision was announced by PECPS Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham schools move online for first nine weeks

Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) officials have announced the first nine weeks of classes will be conducted virtually. BCPS is the second school system in ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Bands adjust to new reality

The cancellation of the high school football season and the unlikelihood that marching competitions will be held this fall have area high school bands marching ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

PECPS superintendent schedules address for Tuesday

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson will hold a Tuesday, July 28, address for school system families at 1 p.m. on ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

Cumberland County schools to open online only for first 9 weeks

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) will begin the school year with distance-only learning for the first nine weeks. In a letter distributed to families Wednesday, ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Griffin retires

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) saw an end to an era Wednesday, July 1, when Dr. Amy Griffin officially retired from her 17-year-long position as ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward unveils school reopening plan

Prince Edward County students can expect to attend school on alternating weeks when the new school year begins Aug. 11. In a Thursday, July 2, ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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