The $553,000 school board challenge
The dismal state of Virginia’s budget situation has Middlesex school officials looking for ways to save money. School superintendent Rusty Fairheart has told the county school board that Middlesex will lose about $553,000 in state school revenues in 2009-10 (FY10).
01.14.2009GED offered in Essex Feb. 7
The Essex GED Center has announced its first 2009 testing session on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the school board office in Tappahannock. Candidates may take either the entire test battery for $43.50, or individual tests of their own choosing for $7 each.
01.14.2009Governor’s School gains distinction
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ Virginia Naturally School Recognition Program has recognized the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School (CBGS) as a Virginia Naturally School.
01.14.2009Local scholar to attend inauguration conference
Some opportunities are just too unique to let pass by. Last March, while an 8th-grader at Chesapeake Academy, Samuel Cyrus Jett received an invitation to attend the Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference in Washington, D.C., in January of 2009.