On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, author, Betty Shepard, visited the fourth and fifth grade students of Ettrick Elementary School. Mrs. Shepard wrote a book called, “Virginia: An Alphabetical Journey Through History.”
More than 1,500 high school students converged on VSU’s Siegel Center for a two-day high-energy and high-tech tournament and the selection of the teams that proceed to the national competition later this year.
In an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics for Carver Middle School students, a Penny War was held at lunchtime for the week of February 24 – 28. The seventh grade raised the most money, and the entire school raised over $300.
Mrs. Stephanie Haines has been selected by her peers as Teacher of the Year for Ettrick Elementary School for the 2013-2014 school year. Mrs. Haines is loved and adored by her students and the staff of Ettrick Elementary School. She gives her heart and soul to her students and according to student, Markayla Evans, “She is the best teacher ever.”
Amanda Simon, a ninth-grade teacher at Lloyd C. Bird HighSchool, was presented $1,000 in school supplies by local CITGO Marketer Petroleum Marketers, Inc.(PMI) and CITGO Petroleum Corporation as part of the CITGO Fueling Education Program.
The following children are the grade level winners for the Black History Month Poster Contest at Curtis Elementary.
Matoaca High School Future Business Leaders of American participated in the Regional FBLA Conference, hosted by John Tyler Community College, on March 6. Many Matoaca FBLA members placed in the various regional contests and were recognized for their achievements.
Matoaca High School, off Woodpecker Road, will be the site of two family-oriented events the weekend of April 5-6.