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Community college supporters receive award

The Giving Circle of the Catherine Courtney Nursing Professorship Endowment recently received the 18th annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. This group of donors,...

Build-a-Boat program making waves for 15 middle schoolers

by LaDonna Hale Curzon Kids and boats go together like crabs and Old Bay. It's a natural fit. But kids and mathematics go together more like...

Students join the circus for a day

by Peter Porteous Circus performer Geoff Marsh recently taught more than 630 students from Lancaster Elementary School and Chesapeake Academy an important lesson—that while life...

Lancaster schools recognize teachers and staff

KILMARNOCK—As May 31 approaches and the school year winds to a close, Lancaster schools on Monday, May 13, recognized the accomplishments of teachers and...

34 LHS students honored at annual Celebration Of Excellence Dinner

The Lancaster County Virginia Education Foundation (LCVEF) recently honored 34 Lancaster High School (LHS) students for their academic achievements. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors gathered...

Library announces May special events

As summer approaches, special events are heating up around the Northumberland Public Library (NPL), 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Director Jane Blue recently put local educators...

RHHT awards two $4,000 scholarships

Two Northumberland High School seniors recently received scholarships from Historic Rice's Hotel/Hughlett's Tavern (RHHT). Checks were given out at Senior Recognition Night Monday, April 29,...

PALS presents magic program

On Wednesday, April 24, Chesapeake Academy presented Jason Hudy: Mesmerizing Magic to pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students. With performances in 14 countries around the...

Chesapeake Academy’s 10-year accreditation process is complete

Concluding a year-long process of self study and reflection, Chesapeake Academy hosted an accreditation team from the Virginia Association of Independent Schools for the...

Northumberland school board hears curriculum proposals for 2024-25

HEATHSVILLE—With the 2023-24 school year coming to a close for Northumberland County Public Schools, planning for the upcoming year was the primary discussion topic...

Five Lancaster students participate in Northern Neck / Middle Peninsula Area Band

Approximately 150 students recently participated at the Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula Area Band event at Westmoreland High School. These students were chosen out of about 350...

Chesapeake Academy posts academic honors

Chesapeake Academy recently announced the head of school list for the third marking period of the 2023-24 academic session. Fifth graders on the head of...

Lancaster schools prepare for end-of-year SOL testing

by Jackie Nunnery LANCASTER—May is right around the corner, which means both the end of the school year and end-of-year assessments for many students. During the...

LHS releases honor roll

Lancaster High School recently announced its A/B honor roll for the third quarter of the 2023-24 academic session. Eighth graders on the honor roll are...

Northumberland boards continue to hammer away at school finance

HEATHSVILLE—Northumberland supervisors and school board members held their quarterly joint meeting on Wednesday, April 10, in an effort to clear up concerns regarding the...

Lions Club recognizes 2024 Peace Poster Contest winners

At a recent Lancaster County Lions Club (LCLC) dinner meeting at the Compass Entertainment Complex, three Lancaster Middle School students were honored as the...

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