Garden Club scholarship
Jean Kostesky (left), representing the John Mitchell Garden Club of Middlesex County, presents a $2,000 academic scholarship to Hayley Guess.
06.29.2011RCC graduates 537
On May 13 at Rappahannock Community College’s 39th Commencement ceremony, college officials bestowed 537 degrees and certificates on the 428 members of the Class of 2011.
06.29.2011MES to get ‘corrected’ textbooks
The Middlesex School Board was told at its June 13 meeting that Five Ponds Press, the publisher of the county’s fifth grade history book, Our America to 1865, has provided tape to cover up the passage: “Thousands of slaves fought for the South in the Civil War.”
06.22.20112 elementary teachers retire after rewarding careers
Jean Wright and Regena Kavanagh, two longtime Middlesex elementary teachers, are retiring this year. "“You don’t stay in this business and not love kids,” said Mrs. Wright. “It’s certainly not the money. It’s all about the children. I wouldn’t have done it all these years if I didn’t love the kids. I’m going to miss them."