Clarification on history of Syringa High School
In the article on historic Freeshade Community Center in the November 17 issue of the Southside Sentinel, it was stated that final consolidation of high schools in Middlesex County took place in 1950. Actually, the last class of Syringa High School graduated in June of 1948.
11.30.2011Beekeeping class offered
The Northern Neck Beekeepers Club and the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service are offering a Beekeeping for Beginners Class. The class of lectures and optional hands-on demonstrations will be taught on eight consecutive Mondays from 7-9 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church in Heathsville beginning January 23.
11.30.2011Middlesex students enjoy creating scientific ‘magic’
Middlesex County Public School students recently watched pennies turn gold and silver, created liquid fireworks and bubbles, wrote and revealed secret messages, and even pulled hard-boiled eggs through the small openings of flasks by creating a vacuum.
11.22.2011Seventh-graders study the bay
The 7th-graders at St. Clare Walker Middle School recently experienced a boat trip on the “Bea Hayman Clarke,” a Chesapeake deadrise that has been specially equipped to be used as an outdoor classroom.