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  • Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation
    Newport News and Hampton both saw fewer schools in their divisions fully accredited by the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eleven schools in Newport News were fully accredited for this school year,...
  • Lawmakers want to allow federal loans for technical career programs on shortage of skilled workers

    Lawmakers want to allow federal loans for technical career programs on shortage of skilled workers
    Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin and Wyoming might have economic differences, but senators from these four states see a common problem that could choke off any recovery: a lack of workers in the skilled trades. In Virginia, the challenge is evident in...
  • Avon Schools Prepare New Curriculum For Math, Language Arts

    AVON — The board of education is reviewing a proposed overhaul of a school curriculum that officials say will make it more rigorous. School administrators presented a new math and language arts curriculum for children in kindergarten through eighth...
  • Students part of Be Kind to Humankind Week

    We are not avatars or emoticons, but real people. This message is stressed to students at Broward Virtual School and was the underlying theme behind its recent participation in Be Kind to Humankind Week. The worldwide initiative features a different...
  • Failing marks for schools

    For parents of public school students in Poquoson, Williamsburg-James City County and York County, these are the best of times. Tuesday's report by the Virginia Department of Education bestowed full accreditation under the Standards of Learning program on...
  • No surprise middle school kids popping pills

    Six middle school students were sent to a Broward hospital after swallowing prescriptions drugs on campus. So South Florida. We were the pill mill capital of the world, right? Cops have cracked down on illegal sales, but too many people here are still...
  • Poquoson church hosting a block party

    The 40-member Poquoson Apostolic Church will host a public block party at the Poquoson pool parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 27. There will be free pizza, soda, face painting, live music and an inflatable slide, among other activities. "It's an opportunity...
  • Water Polo: Newport age-group girls back in NWPF

    They don't get the fanfare of the older high school girls. Many of them are just learning how to play the sport of water polo. But few would argue with Brian Melstrom that successful age-group players are a big part of a successful high school program,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Virtus Investment Partners Provides Backpacks To Grace Academy And Covenant Prep

    Grace Academy and Covenant Prep students were surprised with beautiful backpacks to begin the new school year, a gift from Virtus Investment Partners. Lands' End backpacks were donated to the 59 girls at Grace Academy and 50 boys at Covenant Prep...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Microscopes And Mentoring New Science Lab At Assumption School

    Microscopes and mentoring opportunities were highlights of a class held in the new science lab at Assumption School in Manchester. Second grade students in Sister Joan Marie Crapps's class, who recently studied the states and properties of matter in...
  • Chelsea Braverman doesn't mind 'Rockin' the Boat' a little

    Chelsea Braverman doesn't mind 'Rockin' the Boat' a little
    Chelsea Braverman knows all about taking a group of energetic kids, assigning them roles and building a theater production from the ground up. Heck, she's been doing it since age 7. While icons like Charlie Chaplin and Clint Eastwood drew acclaim...