Enon Elementary was awarded a 2014 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award, which is part of the Virginia Index of Performance program. Enon has earned a VIP Award every year since 2008, when the VIP Awards were first given.
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club volunteer every week throughout the school year at Colonial Heights Elementary schools.
On Arbor Day, April 25, Virginia State University donated a tree for the courtyard and a science lesson for second grade students at Ettrick Elementary School.
Dogs have often been referred to as man’s best friend, but is man’s best friend Greg’s wife’s worst nightmare? All of these questions were elegantly answered throughout the reenactment of the timeless play “Sylvia,” written by A.R. Gurney.
“My favorite day of the week is Wednesday,” said Debbie Bailey, beaming a wide smile. Bailey, an eighth-grade Civics and Economics teacher at G.W. Carver Middle School, spends her Wednesdays hanging out with her students who live in the Broadwater community in an afterschool program in the community’s clubhouse.
With the mission to share practical ideas how to make a difference, treat others well, give back, love yourself, and contribute to a better world, the students of two senior L.C. Bird High School English classes, several school clubs, and two choir classes invited the student body and faculty of their school library to a “Change the World Week Extravaganza.”
The last Friday in April was a very happy and physical day for the students at Ecoff Elementary. Not only was it Field Day, it was also the day they celebrated Playground Renewal and dedicated their playground with a new track and being able to enjoy recess without having to wade through puddles the day after a rain.