t Harrowgate Elementary School, students and parents recently set out on an African safari, collecting games and knowledge as they followed a map in search of treasure.
Next month at Carver Middle School, area residents can experience more than dinner and a show – they can get a taste of the music, dance and culture of a time long passed. On Dec. 16 and 17, Carver Middle School’s performing arts, visual arts and practical arts departments will come together to present a Madrigal Dinner. Each performance will take place at 7 p.m.; admission is $12 and tickets will only be sold in advance.
On Thursday, Nov. 11, more than 1,200 Elizabeth Davis Middle School students, faculty and staff gathered on the front lawn of the school to commemorate Veterans Day with a brief flag raising ceremony.
In a dimly lit room at Marguerite Christian Elementary School last week, the sound of snaps filled the air as students clad in black responded to a poem read by one of their peers.
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.