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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

4 hours 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

4 hours 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Reopening schools will increase child care needs

As the majority of local schools release their reopening plans for the first academic year back after the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, some parents ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Newman is an FFA standout

A passion for livestock and agriscience has led to much success for Cumberland High School (CHS) graduate Jordan Newman after he was recently awarded the ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Bohanon awarded college scholarship

Buckingham County High School senior Cole Bohanon has been awarded a $1,500 college scholarship from Tenaska Virginia Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Virginia Generating Station ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham FFA senior spotlight

Dylan T. Price is a member of the Buckingham County High School Class of 2020. The Buckingham FFA Senior Chapter would like to recognize Dylan ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

JROTC scholarships announced

Tyler Moree and Ian Martin of Buckingham County were recently selected as three year Advanced Designee National ROTC Scholarship recipients. Moree, who has been with ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Class of 2020 leaves its mark

Nina Broussard leaves her handprint on the large chunk of kyanite donated by Kyanite Mining for Buckingham County High School’s social distanced graduation ceremony Thursday, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Davis, Walton earn scholarships

Roman Davis of Victoria and SaRoya Walton of Farmville were two of five are students who have each earned $1,000 college scholarships awarded by the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Plan to reopen schools unveiled

The office of Gov. Ralph Northam shared the governor’s guidance for a phased reopening of the state’s pre-K-12 schools. In the release, Northam announced a ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Imagine Farmville — Future of education

By Emily Hollingsworth Special to The Farmville Herald This edition of Imagine Farmville explores the numerous ways school systems in the area have adapted to ... Read more

2 months ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Dukes Drive-Thru Diploma Celebration

The Cumberland County High School (CCHS) Drive-Thru Diploma Celebration took place Tuesday, June 2, at the Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) complex, drawing a majority ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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