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Exploring careers

“I have been telling them to stay in school, even if you only take one class at a time,” said Inez Costa-Clubb, volunteer for the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Costa-Clubb. The Hispanic chamber was one of 39 businesses, companies and educational institutes that were available to answer questions for students exploring various careers during the second annual Career Fair at Meadowbrook High School last Thursday.

Harrowgate performed The Life of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

The first grade classes of Harrowgate Elementary School studied the life of Civil Rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the month of February and concluded their studies with a performance of a play on his life for the student population and parents on Thursday, Feb. 23.

CNU Announces Fall 2011 Dean’s List

Christopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester.

Local Student named to Virginia Tech Dean’s List

Lisa Cole has been named to the Fall 2011 Dean’s List at Virginia Tech.

Hartman transfers to Rhode Island

Sam Hartman, who was a 2011 graduate from Thomas Dale High School, attended Fork Union Military School from August 2011 to December 2011 where he was the starting center for the FUMA football team. He was recruited in January by the University of Rhode Island for football and started classes there in January.

Keep on rollin'

The Actor’s Studio students in the Specialty Center for the Arts at Thomas Dale High School (TDHS) held a performance last Friday that involved dance pieces for dancers with and without disabilities. The outcome was a creative and touching performance by a group of very talented and creative dancers aided by very talented and creative lighting and sound designers.

New Senior Reader’s Theatre at the Shepherd’s Center

So...what is a Senior Reader’s Theatre anyway? Well, very simply, it is show business without the stress.

Cage Aquaculture Forum at VSU

Small farmers, landowners with farm ponds and others interested in learning how to use ponds to grow fish in cages for sale to local markets are invited to attend a two-day Cage Aquaculture Forum sponsored by Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Program.