R-MC student attends the Obama inauguration
In January 2009, outstanding university students from across the United States took part in a truly American celebration—the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States. Among the scholars participating was Carlo Joseph Sinagra of Locust Hill, a sophomore at Randolph-Macon College and a member of SAE fraternity.
01.22.2009Gabby Taylor wins Geography Bee
The Middlesex Elementary School Geography Bee was held on Jan. 15. After classroom eliminations, eight 4th and 5th graders competed in a school championship. After seven excellent rounds, everyone had missed two questions except 4th-grader Gabby Taylor.
01.22.2009Education revolution needed
Former Middlesex County resident Howie Soucek has written a new book, “Notes on Education,” that gives reasons behind the decline of the public education system over the past several decades and offers strategies and actions to reverse this trend.
01.14.2009The $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).