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Fuqua School has one positive COVID-19 case

Officials have confirmed the existence of a positive coronavirus case at Fuqua School in Farmville. In a Friday morning, Sept. 18, email response to The ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Fuqua grads Davis, Murphy honored

The Advanced Placement (AP) program gives recognition to students who have achieved at a high level by giving AP Scholar Awards. These awards are an ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Reopening with changes

Fuqua School will be traveling a different path than the area public schools, welcoming students back in person for its first day of school Aug. ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Full Circle Schools to reopen Aug. 17

Full Circle Schools has announced its plan to reopen Aug. 17. In a press release distributed Wednesday, July 8, officials announced the school board had ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua graduation held

Emily Erickson gives graduation day at Fuqua School two thumbs up Friday, June 19, during the school’s outdoor, drive-in graduation ceremony. More photos and details ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Melton wins writing contest

Fuqua School rising junior, Hunter Melton, placed first in the Student Impact Writing Contest. Hunter placed first out of more than 100 applicants and won ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua’s seniors to graduate Friday

Despite setbacks associated with the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, this week has been one of celebration and smiles for Fuqua School’s seniors. According to Head ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Davis leads Keydets’ training at Fuqua

Virginia Military Institute (VMI) rising senior offensive lineman and former Fuqua School standout Brad Davis leads a group of fellow VMI football players in a ... Read more

3 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

3 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

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Goat project works to rid area of kudzu

The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District recently secured a grant from the Virginia Outdoors Foundation to protect riparian buffers in the Appomattox River watershed. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua School honor roll

Fuqua School announced scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the fourth nine weeks grading period and the second semester. The honor roll consists ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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

3 months ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Murphy awarded scholarship

Audra Murphy of Prospect has been awarded a $2,500 college scholarship from Virginia Credit Union. Murphy was selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, community ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua school announces top graduates

Valedictorian Fuqua School’s 2020 Valedictorian is Roman Morris Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rick Davis of Victoria. Roman will attend Liberty University in ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Forever Falcons — Fuqua School’s Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Fuqua School class of 2020 – the class that refused to let the COVID-19 pandemic interfere with their learning and preparation for ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

3D printers helping on the front line

Local 3D printing enthusiasts are working together to create faceshield masks for emergency responders and face-mask adjusters for local health care professionals. Face shields are ... Read more

5 months 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

6 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Grandparent shares story in celebration of Black History Month

The month of February is set aside in the United States to celebrate achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. In ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

All you need is a book

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) was the place to be Wednesday, Feb. 26, for more than 1,100 elementary school students from around the area. Prince Edward County ... Read more

7 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Kindergarten student receives Barbie with alopecia

Last spring, Fuqua School kindergarten student Gwen Franssen was diagnosed with alopecia universalis, a medical condition characterized by the complete loss of hair on the ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua geography, spelling bee winners honored

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors took time during its Tuesday, Feb. 11, meeting to recognize the winners of the Fuqua School National Geographic ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

PAVC donates to playground project

The Fuqua School Lower School SCA received a generous donation toward their playground renovations from the Piedmont Area Veterans Council, located in Farmville. Each month, ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

One word at a time

Although 10-year-old Elena Salamo didn’t start learning English until kindergarten, that didn’t stop her from winning her school’s spelling bee and going on to finish ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Hearing conservation presentation

In 2010, the Farmville Lions Club and Longwood’s Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS) formed a partnership to offer Hearing Conservation Presentations to the Prince ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Education Day at Fuqua

Fuqua School students in grades PK through eighth grade joined other local schools for Longwood University’s annual Education Day. Education Day is an opportunity for ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Students attend Prejudice Awareness Summit

Middle-school students at Fuqua School, Vivian Eason, Marissa Dempsey, Marina Morris, Joshua Milligan, Bradley French, and Julian Price, attended the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

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