Average 3.1% raise proposed for county school employees
The Middlesex County School Board adopted a proposed $16,006,935 school budget for 2017-18 (FY18) on Monday, March 13, that includes a 2% raise, plus a step raise, for teachers and all other employees. The overall 3.1% increase in salaries will cost an additional $171,000.
03.15.2017MHS students win numerous awards at TSA Regional Fair
Middlesex High School students captured four first places in the Technology Students Association (TSA) Regional Fair at Benjamin Simms Middle School in Hampton on March 4. “Overall it was a very good showing,” said MHS coach Michael Pierce. “The fair went very smooth and the kids had a great time. We’ll be headed to state competition in Hampton this May.”
03.15.2017Potential future pilots visit Hummel
Chesapeake Academy offers activity periods once a week to spark various interests in its students outside of the traditional academic areas. Recently, students visited Hummel Airfield in Topping for an activity called “It’s All Up In The Air,” which began with Southwest Airlines “Adopt a Pilot” program and branched out to aviation in general, said teacher Robin Blake.
03.15.2017Applicants sought for Virginia Rules Camp
Registration is now open for the 2017 Virginia Rules Summer Camp. The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the Attorney General’s Office to bring this exciting, adventurous, and law education camp to the youth of Middlesex County.