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MES to get ‘corrected’ textbooks
The Middlesex School Board was told at its June 13 meeting that Five Ponds Press, the publisher of the county’s fifth grade history book, Our America to 1865, has provided tape to cover up the passage: “Thousands of slaves fought for the South in the Civil War.”

2 elementary teachers retire after rewarding careers
imageJean Wright and Regena Kavanagh, two longtime Middlesex elementary teachers, are retiring this year. "“You don’t stay in this business and not love kids,” said Mrs. Wright. “It’s certainly not the money. It’s all about the children. I wouldn’t have done it all these years if I didn’t love the kids. I’m going to miss them."


Governor’s School graduates 61
The Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School (CBGS) held its graduation ceremony at Essex Intermediate School on Tuesday, May 31, with the 61 seniors receiving their blue and green honor cords to wear at their home school graduation ceremonies.


Crittenden named Trotter Scholar
imageRising senior Allison Crittenden, daughter of Jenny and Tommy Crittenden of Hardyville, has been named Christchurch School Trotter Scholar. Established by Ed (’49) and Mary Trotter of Lancaster, the Trotter Scholarship aims to encourage and foster a rising senior’s vocation to Christian ministry.


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