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Paige Haley, far right, placed third in the annual STEM Essay Contest.

St. Margaret’s student is a STEM essay scholarship winner

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:30 am

First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe, and the Virginia Council on Women announced the winners of the 4th annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Essay Contest for high school junior and senior girls.  Paige Haley, a senior at St. Margaret’s School who plans to attend the College of William & Mary in the fall, placed third in the contest, receiving a $5,000 scholarship.  In her essay about wanting to

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  • 4-H Program, Westmoreland County and Montross Middle School: Call for volunteers, May 1

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    The 4-H program of Westmoreland County is partnering with Montross Middle School to offer a financial literacy program called Reality Store  to 8th grade students during their career unit.  The Reality Store program culminates with a simulation event that requires help from the community.  Community volunteers are needed to person the stations that represent life’s daily expenses.  No experience necessary, all training provided on the morning of the event.  We would

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  • History comes alive at Richmond County Intermediate School

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 11:32 am


    On Friday, April 3rd, Mr. Charles Belfield brought the War of 1812 to life for Richmond County Intermediate School sixth grade students in Mrs. Gayle Sterrett’s History class.  He brought many models, props, costumes, replicas, and documents that students were allowed to handle and experience.  Mr. Belfield focused primarily on the facts about the War of 1812 as they related to Richmond County, specifically. “The students were interested and impressed

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  • Richmond County Intermediate students perform ‘Peter Pan’

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    The cast for Richmond County Intermediate School’s rendition of Peter Pan.

      The play ‘Peter Pan’ was hosted by Richmond County Intermediate School as its last production at its current location. Theater Director and reading teacher at RCI Whittney Myers expressed mixed emotions. “It’s a little bittersweet because this was my first teaching job and this was my first experience in directing. We’ll have a nice new theater next year but I’m really proud of these kids. They’re very mature for

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  • New Student Enrichment Program for Richmond County

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:50 am

    The phrase “We are our brother’s keeper” was used frequently at a recent meeting in Warsaw concerning the new Student Enrichment Program in Richmond County. Plans were being solidified by those involved to establish a way to assist young people with opportunities that otherwise might have been missed. Included in the meeting were Patricia Means, Director of Student Services and Valentina Veney, Human Resource Manager, both of Richmond County Schools, 

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  • Northumberland students win KidWind qualifier

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 11:13 am

    This was the second consecutive year in which Northumberland Middle School eighth graders Nathan Parker (left) and Izaak Hagy had placed first in this segment of the KidWind competition.

    The first of four KidWind Challenge qualifying competitions was held on March 6 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center as part of the Green Schools National Conference.  Eight middle and high school teams built their own small wind turbines, then convened at the exhibit floor of the conference to put their designs to the test in the KidWind wind tunnel and compete for cash prizes ($300 for first place, $200

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  • Dinner for Northumberland Middle School students’ parents, March 17

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    Northumberland Middle School will be hosting a dinner for all parents of NMS students. Our theme will be, “It takes a village to educate a child.” The program begins at 6 p.m. on March 17. A very delicious dinner will be prepared for all parents in attendance! We look forward to seeing to each of you!

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