Eighth-graders get taste of ‘reality’
Eighth graders at St. Clare Walker Middle School recently got a lesson in personal finance through a Reality Store, sponsored for the second year by the local 4-H Cooperative Extension Service with major volunteer support from the Middlesex Rotary Club.
03.23.2011MES students participate in ‘Odyssey of the Mind’
Middlesex Elementary School students participated in the Tidewater Region 6 Odyssey of the Mind tournament on February 26 at Bethel High School in Hampton. Odyssey of the Mind is an international program and competition where teams of students from elementary through college level compete at critical thinking and long-term problem-solving challenges.
03.23.2011Academy auction tickets on sale
Chesapeake Academy’s auction “Waltz on the Wild Side” will be held on May 7. The students have handcrafted items for the auction, including a fishing rod rack, a hand-painted wooden flag table, decorated tire swing, a hand-painted rain barrel, a metal trash can and an Adirondack chair.
03.23.2011Le Chat Bleu
Elizabeth Wilding, 10, a fourth-grader at Middlesex Elementary School, placed third place in the Virginia School Board Association Art Forum. Wilding created her work using colored pencils and paint in art class with teacher Dixie Doerr.