MHS players tutoring elementary students
Middlesex High School football team players who are not playing winter sports are tutoring at the elementary school as part of an overall effort by MHS head coach Josh Franke to stimulate community service among his players. The players are in weightlifting and conditioning programs four days a week and on Thursday they go to the elementary school, Franke said.
02.01.2012GED testing offered in February
Middle Peninsula R.A.C.E. will offer GED testing on Tuesday, February 21, and Thursday, February 23, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Acquinton Elementary School in King William. To register, call the R.A.C.E. office at 804-769-1151. The registration deadline is one week prior to the testing date.
02.01.2012MES begins reading project
This February there will be a lot of penguins in Middlesex County. Students, parents, caregivers, and the staff of Middlesex Elementary School will be reading “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” by Richard and Florence Atwater from February 1-29. Every family at MES will receive a copy of Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and every family will read the book at home together in February.
02.01.2012Holland on dean’s list
Wesley Thomas Holland of Hardyville has been named to the 2011 fall semester Dean’s List of Virginia Tech with a GPA of 3.57 in the College of Engineering. As a general engineering freshman, Holland has been able to declare an early major in aerospace engineering due to his first semester of academic excellence.