Teaching students to communicate through writing
Few people remember much about their high school English teacher, but many of Peter Kempe’s students will. As a part of the faculty at Christchurch School he brings enough real-world applications to his English classes that students forget they are actually stuck in a classroom.
05.29.2009Christchurch to graduate 52 Saturday
Christchurch School will hold its 87th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 30, at 10:30 a.m. on the Headmaster’s Lawn. John E. Byers, headmaster, will be the speaker. A picnic luncheon for students, parents, families and the Christchurch community will follow.
05.27.2009Henrico educator is new MHS principal
The Middlesex School Board has appointed Stephen Castle as the principal of Middlesex High School for the 2009-10 school year. “Mr. Castle was the consensus top choice during the panel portion of the interview process and performed admirably during the second round interviews as well,” said school superintendent Rusty Fairheart last week.
05.27.2009Lowe’s donates tools to MHS
Lowe’s and Kobalt Tools in partnership with SkillsUSA are helping the next generation of skilled trade professionals at Middlesex High School through their new “Tough Tools for Cool Schools” program. Lowe’s is donating approximately $600 worth of Kobalt tools to the school as part of the new national program.