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COVID – 19 update from SVCC

Southside Virginia Community College, along with all colleges in the Virginia Community College System, is moving to a pass/fail grading system to provide classes solely ... Read more

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day ago by Staff Report.

A unique learning experience

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to close all public schools for the spring to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus has led to a ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

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

3 days 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

3 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Through three great fires Longwood rises from the ashes

By Dr. James W. Jordan Longwood University Board of Visitors, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology It was in 1839 that the citizens of Farmville raised $30,000 ... Read more

1 week 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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Second Longwood student tests positive for COVID-19

A second Longwood University student has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  Matthew McWilliams, assistant vice president of communication for Longwood University, said the Virginia ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

SGA president weighs in on Longwood’s semester closure

As Longwood students grapple with the reality that they will not return to campus for the remainder of the semester, the university’s Student Government Association ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Hampden-Sydney shifts to remote instruction for rest of spring

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) President Dr. Larry Stimpert announced in a Friday, March 20, letter to the college’s community that starting Monday, March 23, the remainder ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

P.E. distributes free bagged meals during school closure

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) food service employees were working hard Thursday afternoon, March 19, distributing free bagged breakfasts and lunches to children during ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Community garden service project

The Longwood University Multicultural Affairs and social work professors and students used the Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Community Garden on the corner of Blanton ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

VDOE seeks nominees for Mary Peake Award for Excellence in Education Equity

VDOE seeks nominees for Mary Peake Award for Excellence in Education Equity Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane has announced that the Virginia Department of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Reynolds named head of school

Fuqua School has named Chance Reynolds as its new head of school. He will begin his duties July 1. Reynolds, who has spent the last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

‘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 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Staff presented to Cumberland School Board

Each month, the members of the Cumberland County Public School Board meet staff members who are new to the division. The board recognized the following ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood moves to teaching online for remainder of semester

Longwood University students will not be returning to classes on campus this semester. President W. Taylor Reveley IV announced in a Thursday night, March 19, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Bagged lunches available for students

Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham school systems have announced plans to provide meals while students are out of school due to the COVID-19 outbreak. PRINCE ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

PECPS to provide bagged breakfast, lunch during COVID-19 closure

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) will utilize the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program to provide bagged breakfast and lunch meals during ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Student places first in art contest

Isabelle Halliday’s art work was selected by the Virginia School Board Association as an outstanding piece of student art from the region. Her artwork is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Seniors celebrate National FFA Week

National FFA Week was observed Feb. 23-29, across the country as well as in Buckingham County. Buckingham County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Daisy Hicks, recognized the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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