What better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday than to have someones’ employees come read to the children at Ettrick Elementary? On Dr. Seuss’s birthday March 2, the employees of Capital One came to Ettrick Elementary and read books to the students.
On Friday Feb. 24, the American Red Cross Club at Matoaca High School sponsored a “Pajama Day.” Students, faculty and staff were asked to pay $1 to wear Pajamas on that day. All proceeds went to help Mrs. Misha Chisolm and her family.
“I have been telling them to stay in school, even if you only take one class at a time,” said Inez Costa-Clubb, volunteer for the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Costa-Clubb. The Hispanic chamber was one of 39 businesses, companies and educational institutes that were available to answer questions for students exploring various careers during the second annual Career Fair at Meadowbrook High School last Thursday.
The first grade classes of Harrowgate Elementary School studied the life of Civil Rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the month of February and concluded their studies with a performance of a play on his life for the student population and parents on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Christopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester.
Lisa Cole has been named to the Fall 2011 Dean’s List at Virginia Tech.
Sam Hartman, who was a 2011 graduate from Thomas Dale High School, attended Fork Union Military School from August 2011 to December 2011 where he was the starting center for the FUMA football team. He was recruited in January by the University of Rhode Island for football and started classes there in January.
Small farmers, landowners with farm ponds and others interested in learning how to use ponds to grow fish in cages for sale to local markets are invited to attend a two-day Cage Aquaculture Forum sponsored by Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Program.