Several local Virginia Tech students have gained membership to the Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech. Commonly known as The Spirit of Tech, The Marching Virginians celebrate their 38th anniversary season with entertaining performances and lively music to support the Hokies during the 2011-2012 football season.
Ninety years ago, the year of 1921, Ettrick Elementary opened to serve a population and educate children from the surrounding rural and suburban communities. The school has been celebrating its 90th year since the start of the school year in September.
Thomas Dale High School’s Marching Knights, directed by teachers David Holley and Steve Barton, won a superior rating at the 2011 Bluestone Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Whether you are a first-time college student, want to finish the college education you put on hold, are interested in exploring your interests, or want to become more competitive in the job market by learning new skills, John Tyler has the classes and programs you need to achieve your goals.
Two weeks ago, C.C. Wells Elementary School kicked off their involvement in Fuel Up to Play 60, a nationwide program promoting a healthy lifestyle in young students, by having the school’s 700 students and 80 faculty and staff gather in the school’s gymnasium. There, students learned the benefits of good nutrition.
Faculty, staff and administration at Bensley Elementary School held a trophy ceremony last Tuesday evening in the school’s cafeteria to celebrate students who passed their SOLs (Standards of Learning) tests last year.
October was a busy month for Matoaca High Fashion Merchandising students and their teacher Heather Viar.
Small-scale Gloucester aquafarmers Cynthia and Donald Perry learned the proper way to test water quality at an aquaculture workshop at Virginia State University.