Stories tagged: "Virginia Schools"

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Here’s How Virginia Schools Are Getting Ready for Child Vaccinations

“We have been preparing for a long time, and when approval comes for kids [under 12] to be able to receive their shots, Virginia will be ready,” Gov. Ralph Northam said last week.

Student wearing a mask at his desk.
LIST: Virginia Schools Requiring Masks for Fall 2021 Semester

An updated list of the schools that are requiring (and are not) students to wear masks this fall.

Yes, Virginia, Schools Will Open Five Days A Week This Fall

COLLINSVILLE-Virginia schools will open five days a week this fall. So why are politicians saying differently? It seems they forgot SB 1303.

‘Our Children Have Zero Access’: Lack of Rural Broadband Hurts Virginia Students

MARTINSVILLE-More than 200,000 Virginia students lack broadband. President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal aims to solve this problem.

Magna Vista High School won first place at the VHSL Forensics State Championships. 
Seated: Bryan Dunn, MVHS Forensics coach
Standing Row 1 (L to R): Ava Knight, Lauren Trent, Brianna Tatum, Ivanna Gutierrez, Joanna Gutierrez
Standing Row 2 (L to R): Brayden Lynch, William Ortega, MacKenzie Morrison. Contributed photo.
Magna Vista Goes Virtual: Forensics Students Find New Way to Compete

RIDGEWAY - Students at Magna Vista High School talked their way into a state championship this year, despite the pandemic.

How Will the American Rescue Plan Help Virginia Schools?

RICHMOND-The American Rescue Plan Act, which the US Senate passed on Saturday, includes over $128 billion in emergency funds for elementary and secondary schools across the nation.

Archaeologists have a month to find the smoking lunchbox of the Bray School, and Terry Meyers has lost none of his optimism.

For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the “smoking lunchbox”—the archaeologists’ term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus. Meyers, Chancellor Professor of English at William & Mary, traced the location of the Bray School to a lot at the corner of North Boundary and Prince George streets. He further has proposed that the building that hosted the school still stands on the William & Mary campus; it’s now known as Prince George House and houses William & Mary’s ROTC program.
Rediscovering Bray: What Can America’s Oldest Existing Black School Tell Us?

WILLIAMSBURG-Dedication and determination revealed the 18th century Williamsburg Bray School, hiding in plain sight for nearly 250 years.