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School to go virtual until Feb.

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has extended students’ return to virtual-only learning from one week to the remainder of the month following COVID-19 cases in ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham School Board approves plan for in-class instruction

The Buckingham County School Board voted 6-1 Wednesday, Jan. 13, to approve a plan to get students back into classrooms. But that plan is contingent ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward to return students to class by Feb. 8

Despite large numbers of COVID-19 cases out of the locality and an apparent majority of parents and staff wishing to remain fully virtual, the Prince ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

SUV drives through outdoor seating area near Chick Fil-A

Few details are known about the incident of a Longwood student being struck by an SUV Thursday, Jan. 14, at the outdoor seating area of ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County High School honor roll

Buckingham County High School has announced its honor roll students for the fall semester grading period. FRESHMAN Samya Ayres, *Morgan Ballowe, Jazmine Banks, *Sidney Brewster, ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Crothers named to Dean’s List

Eastern Mennonite University recognized 336 students who were named to the Fall 2020 dean’s list. The dean’s list, compiled at the end of each term, ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Preserving history’s first rough draft

The history of the Farmville area is rife with important events that should not be forgotten. The Farmville Herald has reported on these events since ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Fuqua School honor roll

Fuqua School announced scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/ upper school levels for the second quarter and first semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. The honor ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland students return to virtual learning

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) students returned to full remote learning Wednesday, Jan. 13, after a member of the school nutrition team tested positive for ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Tuttle named to dean’s list

Gloria Tuttle, of Cumberland, has been named to the Emory & Henry College fall 2020 dean’s list. To be named to the dean’s list, students ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Diverse students encouraged to apply for scholarship

Dominion Energy is awarding $500,000 in scholarships in 2021 to assist African American and other underrepresented minority students who reside in the company’s service area. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

H-SC students pitch new business models

Last December, seven student-led teams presented their business plans to an alumni panel in Hampden-Sydney College’s first virtual Tiger’s Den New Venture Pitch Contest. Flemming ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cancer therapy research licensed for development

Cancer-fighting cells developed in a Longwood lab could soon make their way to patient treatment plans, as clinical trials are planned to start soon. Dr. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SGA president discusses silver linings of fall semester

The fall 2020 semester at Longwood was an experience unlike anything in the university’s 181-year history. From hybrid classes to changes in how students normally ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Miller graduates from East Stroudsburg University

Phillip Miller, of Farmville, is among the 447 students who received degrees from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania Dec. 19. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New book talks about where food comes from

Virginia students can learn about agriculture and the food process — from the ingredients in their lunch boxes. They will read about the source of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Student teachers rise to the challenge

Allison Wright Pace is a great example of what student teachers — and their veteran counterparts — have been dealing with this year. “When I ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

CuCPS honors students of month

Each month during the monthly meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Green Ridge begins scholarship fund

County and school officials gathered Thursday, Dec. 17, to accept a $60,000 check for a scholarship fund created by Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

CuCPS employee receives tech award

Jeff Dingeldein, network administrator and instructional technology resource specialist for Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS), recently received the Technology Leadership Award given by the Southside ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Moton scholarship recipient takes pride in mentoring others

When Destiny Brown arrived at Longwood, she met a few upperclassmen who helped shape her experience and inspired her to become involved. Now it’s her ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County High School roof needs repairing

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors is recommending Buckingham County High School seek bids to repair a section of the school roof and to also repair ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

New model for students with disabilities debuts

Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced recently that the Virginia Department of Education is implementing a new model for supporting students with disabilities, investigating ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

New Virginia laws seek to close ‘school-to-prison pipeline’

BY BRANDON SHILLINGFORD AND ANYA SCZERZENIE Capital News Service The near future of in-person schooling is uncertain due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Virginia students ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Virtual learning is a mixed bag for special education students, teachers

BY HUNTER BRITT AND INDIA JONES Capital News Service Sebastian and Gabriel Saxon wake up at the same time every day and log into online ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Most parents satisfied with child’s classes

As families, teachers and school officials cope with whether to hold classes in person or online, 64% of Virginia parents say they are satisfied with ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Virtual learning to continue for Buckingham students

The Buckingham School Board has voted to continue virtual learning for all students through Jan. 15. The news comes as schools across the commonwealth decide ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

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