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Delegate Wright visits Cumberland Schools

In recognition of “VSBA Take Your Legislator to School Month,” Cumberland County Public Schools invited Delegate Tommy Wright to visit Cumberland Elementary School for a ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

New members initiated

Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 350 new initiates from 17 universities during October 2021. Students initiated into the society must be ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Students attend National FFA Convention

Cumberland High School (CHS) FFA students Celeste Mitchell, vice president; Johnna Stevens , secretary; and Sarah Elizabeth Jackson, president, recently attended the 94th National FFA ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Winter Wonderland Art-on-the-Go

The winter season is the perfect time to curl up with a fun and cheery art project. This December, the Longwood Center for the Visual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Drama team takes third place

Prince Edward County High School’s Drama Team came in third place during a tough regional competition. The team had an amazing performance. The drama team ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Tillett participates in SCOPE

Cumberland Elementary School Assistant Principal Wendy Tillett was recognized by the School Board for being selected to participate in the SCOPE 17 program of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Newman earns American FFA Degree

Cumberland High School (CHS) alumnus Jordan Newman was awarded his American Degree at the 94th FFA National Convention in Indianapolis. The American FFA Degree is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Leadership changes come to BCPS

Some leadership changes are coming to Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) after the School Board appointed a new member and hired an interim superintendent. During ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Walk for Education held

On Friday, Oct. 1, the Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc. held its 20th Annual Walk for Education where students, teachers, administrators, foundation board members ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SVCC receives National Science Foundation grant

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation has awarded the college a grant of $495,026 to increase the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Students of the month recognized

Each month during the regularly scheduled meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the students of the month for each school. The following students were recognized ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Student works with Feeding Appomattox

Graduate student is on a mission to help feed Appomattox. First year Graduate Student Casey Vandegrift is working on a community project this holiday season ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Veterans Day service held

On a picture-perfect fall day, Fuqua School hosted a Veterans Day service to thank, appreciate and remember military veterans. The event was held at Crute ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Raiders to compete in championships

The JROTC Raider Teams, male and CoEd divisions, won the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Raider Qualifier held at Riverside High School in Belle, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Community honors PECPS Staff

The Prince Edward community honored all staff at Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) on Tuesday, Oct. 26, with an outdoor surprise celebration. In an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County High School Honor Roll

Buckingham County High School has announced its honor roll students for the fall semester grading period. Ninth Grade *Elly Abruzzo, Aaliyah Amos, *SeMyah Ayers, Lona ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

$3 million matching gift received

Hampden-Sydney College is pleased to announce a $3 million matching gift through the Ann K. Kirby Foundation and the Guilford Foundation to support the revitalization ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Intersession a success

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) offered a week-long intersession in October. This was the first of two one-week-long intersessions planned into the 2021-2022 school ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

National Family Engagement Month celebrated

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) is excited to celebrate family engagement month in November. The month will begin with a virtual bingo event, showcase ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

College scholarship program announced

Electric cooperatives in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware are preparing to accept applications for their scholarship from high school seniors who intend to pursue higher education ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Poster contest winners announced

The Peter Francisco Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2021 “Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities” poster contest was held in October with 148 participants in kindergarten through ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lancers get spooky

Ghosts and ghouls from all over gathered at Buddy Bolding Stadium Thursday, Oct. 28, for the latest edition of Longwood baseball’s Spooky Slugfest. Lancers treated ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New investments in the sciences announced

As the new state-of-the-art Pauley Science Center continues to take shape on campus, Hampden-Sydney College is grateful to be able to announce several important investments ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

55th class reunion held

The Prince Edward Academy Class of 1966 held its 55th Class Reunion luncheon at Charley’s Waterfront Cafe in Farmville Saturday, Oct. 30. Classmates came from ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fleenor named conservation educator of the year

The Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts awarded Josh Fleenor, Agriculture teacher at Cumberland County High School, as the 2021 Conservation Education Teacher ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Richmond Symphony to perform Beethoven’s Fifth

The Richmond Symphony (RSO) will return to the Jarman Auditorium stage at Longwood University next month for a special performance featuring one of the best-known ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

FFA has busy fall season

It’s been a busy season for the Cumberland High School (CHS) FFA. On Sept. 23, Cumberland FFA officers attended the COLT officer leadership conference at ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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