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SVCC receives grant to help students achieve degrees

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) recently received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI) Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

PECPS to have transgender students use private restrooms

Transgender students in Prince Edward County Public Schools will be required to use private restrooms until the school board approves a policy on the issue, ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

SVCC announces fall COVID plans

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning August 23. Social distancing restrictions and mask ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors open bidding process on school roof

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved opening the bidding process for repairing and replacement the Buckingham High School roof. At the Monday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

PECPS students participate in STEM program

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) recently offered a month-long 21st Century STEM Summer Program for fifth-grade students to high school seniors. The Flying Classroom, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham students receive scholarships

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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces president’s list

Brenda Goodson, of Farmville was named to the James Madison University president’s list for the spring 2021 semester. Goodson is majoring in justice studies. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Soil and water district offers mini grants

In an effort to support K-12 teachers in Amelia, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties who  faced more challenges than usual this 2020-2021 school year due ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward High honor roll announced

Prince Edward County High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the school year. NINTH GRADE *Bodie Beach, Isis Bigelow, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward Elementary Honor Roll announced

Prince Edward County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the school year. FIRST GRADE Maijer Agnew, Jayceon Ayers, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Administrative changes announced

At the June 7, 2021, meeting of the Cumberland School Board, members of the School Board approved administrative changes for the 2021-2022 school year. Michael ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward supervisors consider reversing School Board decision

Less than five years after a referendum changed the Prince Edward County School Board from members appointed by the Board of Supervisors to an elected ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

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 Melia Allen, Alex Anderson, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Supervisor questions school system’s performance

County Supervisor Jim Wilck is disturbed by the performance of Prince Edward County Schools. The Farmville representative on the Board of Supervisors presented a page ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Scholarship fund created for vaccinated students

Prince Edward County students who receive the COVID-19 vaccine will now be eligible for a drawing to receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Prince Edward County ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Class of 2021 says goodbye

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2 months ago by Staff Report.

Gifted students lead projects

Gifted students at Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) were challenged to think outside the box this year and use the COVID-19 pandemic as inspiration to ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham grads receive words of wisdom

The 133 graduates in Buckingham High School’s Class of 2021 received some quality words of wisdom Saturday at the school’s graduation ceremony. Principal Patti Branch ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Cumberland grads celebrate all they have overcome

With faces concealed by masks and heads topped with angular mortar boards, the eyes of each Cumberland High School (CHS) graduate were hinting at wide, ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Wise wins scholarship

Tanner Wise, a junior at Buckingham County High School and second vice president of the Buckingham FFA participated in the Virginia Institute of Cooperative Education ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Energix provides books for students

Energix has made a contribution to the Racquets for Reading through QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia (QCV) that will help provide 210 preschoolers and kindergartners ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

PECPS sends request for new elementary school

Prince Edward County School Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson has sent a request to the county administration to fund a new elementary school. The discussion came ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

FFA competes at forestry, tractor events

April was filled with FFA contests including contests for forestry and tractor operators. From virtual practices and some on the weekends, members were excited to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

School board recognizes community partnerships

The Prince Edward County School Board has named the Longwood Center for Visual Arts (LCVA) and the Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) to the 2021 ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

OPINION — The SVCC Class of 2021 is stupendous

Southside Virginia Community College will honor its 2021 graduates in a virtual celebration to be released May 15 at 9:30 a.m. Students, their families and ... Read more

3 months ago by Quentin Johnson.

Student creates Curie box

During Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajig summer camp at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center of Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC), Sophie Crowder had an idea ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Virtual Virginia offers enhanced online learning options

As this unconventional school year comes to a close, many public school districts in the commonwealth, including Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS), are announcing ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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