As the week slowly drags along and the lovely two-day break seems ages away, looking forward to the weekend surely helps to pass the time.
Fun was the order of the evening at Matoaca Elementary School’s Fall Festival last week. Along with class-decorated pumpkins, music and face painting, students and parents were able to enjoy a book fair in the library and a silent auction on gift baskets.
A Cosby High School student has started what she hopes will be a lasting partnership between her school and Beulah Elementary School.
On Superhero Day, celebrated as part of Matoaca High School’s Spirit Week, the roughly 500 members of Team Justin cheered as they welcomed back the school’s very own hero. Matoaca High students, teachers and staff members have rallied around Justin Yancey, a sophomore who was diagnosed with leukemia during the summer.
Harrowgate Elementary School has received a $750 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program to support the Harrowgate Intervention Project, a press release from the school says.
The realm of sports is no stranger to the convention of commending people for their outstanding accomplishments. Year after year, winning teams, coaches and players are acknowledged in a wide range of athletic settings; yet, without the lucrative success typical of colleges and professional franchises, high school sports often lack sufficient funding to do so.
The Chesterfield Community High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted two new members at its Fall Induction ceremony on Oct. 4, according to information from Library Media Specialist Carol DeMasi.