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Spelling Bee winner recognized

Peyton Turner, a sixth grader at Cumberland Middle School, was recognized by the Cumberland County School Board at the April 1 meeting for winning the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

McCutcheon named Division Teacher of the Year

Margaret Katherine “Kathy” McCutcheon has been named Division Teacher of the Year for Cumberland County Schools. She will be eligible to compete for the title ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County High School honor roll

Prince Edward County High School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. NINTH GRADE Bodie Beach, Charles Becker ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Students of the Month recognized

Each month during the monthly meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized at ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Kindergarteners to receive books

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia, Inc. (QCV) will provide 80 kindergartners at Cumberland Elementary School with six Scholastic Book Club books each this year. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

CuCPS staff receives SVRTC Awards

Each year the Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium (SVRTC) hosts an awards banquet to recognize individuals at member districts who help forward the use of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Peyton Turner wins spelling bee

Peyton Turner, a sixth-grade student at Cumberland Middle School, won the Cumberland County Public Schools Spelling Bee held February 11. Turner is the daughter of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

McConkey wins national poster contest

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) sponsors a poster contest annually for students in grades K-12. Each year the contest has a different theme. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Class of 2021 has been defined by pandemic

One year ago, high school seniors had much of their final semester ripped away from them by the coronavirus pandemic. Proms, senior nights and even ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland FFA awarded grant funds

The Cumberland County FFA chapter in Cumberland has been awarded a spring semester-Long Living to Serve Grant of $1,200. The nationwide program provides grant money ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New rules open door for graduation ceremonies

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam released preliminary guidance last week for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement ceremonies this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Superheroes’ keep hungry Virginia students fed during pandemic

By Noah Fleischman Capital News Service Many Virginia public school students are returning to the classroom after a year away, but their access to school ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Local schools produce yearbooks under difficult circumstances

Elementary, middle and high school yearbooks serve to immortalize a year of school life. Across the glossy pages, you would typically find headshots, class photos ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Remote learning may be used during inclement weather

Virginia lawmakers insisted there will still be snow days for public school students, though the General Assembly recently passed legislation allowing unscheduled remote learning during ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Scholarship money given

Bruce Robinson, chairman of the Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc., received a $6,000 check for scholarships from Barbara Daniels and Diane Green of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staci Bridge.

National FFA Week celebrated

National FFA Week was observed the week of Feb. 20 across the country as well as in Buckingham County. Buckingham County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Daisy ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Roof repair, new schools discussed for PECPS

A joint meeting of the finance committees for the Prince Edward County School Board and the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, March 3, featured a ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Regional Virtual Academy is on the way

Buckingham County Public School (BCPS) students grades 6-12 who performed well in virtual learning this past year and also those in the county who are ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

New law requires schools be trained to recognize seizures

The Virginia House of Delegates recently passed Seizure Safe Schools legislation by a 86-13 vote. The bill, also known as the Jamie and Brie Strong ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Architect to offer insight on roofs

The Buckingham County School Board voted 5-1 Wednesday, Feb. 10, to pass a motion to acquire an architect to look at all the problems facing ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Virginia LEARNS looking for input

A work group appointed by Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane to assess student needs and support Virginia schools this spring and summer as they ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

PE, Cumberland schools closed Tuesday

Due to power outages in the area, both Cumberland County and Prince Edward County Schools have announced they will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham athletes want sports back now

A group of Buckingham County High School (BCHS) student-athletes let it be known Wednesday, Feb. 10, that they would like high school sports to return ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Northam wants kids back in class

Gov. Ralph Northam called on all K-12 school divisions in the commonwealth Friday, Feb. 5, to make in-person learning options available by March 15. A ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Expanded in-person learning set

Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) is planning to move forward with its expansion of in-person learning opportunities that has been set to unfold across the ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward County High School honor roll

Prince Edward County High School has announced its honor roll students for the second nine-week grading period. NINTH GRADE *Bodie Beach, Isis Bigelow, Taylor Bishop, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Bill requiring in-person classes passes Senate

BY ZACHARY KLOSKO Capital News Service A bill which would require in-person instruction, along with virtual learning, be made available to Virginia public school students ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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