As part of a school-wide project, Matoaca High School collected over 3,750 pounds of food to benefit the St. Ann’s Catholic Church Food Pantry. This project was managed by the school’s American Red Cross Club in collaboration with Assistant Principal Gail Ledbetter, the Special Education department, and the school library.
Before Thanksgiving, Meadowbrook students had the opportunity to give back to their community when 24 Success Program students visited one of its Title I feeder schools, Falling Creek Elementary, to mentor two classes of Kindergartners, continuing their “Bridging the Gap” mission with Falling Creek Elementary.
Fifty years ago last month, Randy Campbell became part of history when he was a part of the most historic funeral of the 20th century. L.C. Bird students and faculty experienced a first-person, eyewitness account of the burial of President John F. Kennedy, an event that left an indelible mark on our country.
Nine Thomas Dale music students were selected and attended the Senior Regional Orchestra event on November 9 in Lynchburg, Va. The Orchestra was under the direction of Marine Corps Chamber Orchestra violinist Peter Wilson.
Wells Warriors sent all three levels to the CQL Football Southern Division Championships this year. The minor level lost to Marguerite Christian. Both the juniors and seniors defeated the Scott Scorpions to move onto the Super Bowl.
Virginia State University hosted nearly 370 students at STEM Day on Friday, Nov. 15.
Two players graduated – Alexis Bane, who led L.C. Bird in three-point shots made and Tiara Washington, a strong inside player. Both started games last season.
Starling Jones and Taylor Mason graduated and were a big part of the team’s success rebounding. Jones was tough on the inside and could shoot while Mason was a tough, versatile player. Rebounding is an early area of concern for the Warriors with these losses.