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Northern Va. school systems unite behind transgender student in landmark case  Washington Post

Four Northern Virginia school systems are declaring in court their support for the rights of transgender students, weighing in on a landmark case involving a ...



'There's no way': Supervisors reject putting Gloucester High School improvements on November ballot  Daily Press

Citing poor timing and lack of information, the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors said no to adding a bond referendum for improvements to the high school ...



Retired Vice Admiral inspects Gloucester NJROTC unit  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School NJROTC unit received high marks from a high ranking Navy man during its annual inspection on Feb. 1. Retired Vice Admiral ...



Gloucester considers amending bathroom policy for trans students  WTVR CBS 6 News

The Gloucester County School Board's proposed change would allow students to use the restroom consistent with their asserted gender identity when criteria ...



Gloucester School Board reconsidering transgender bathroom policy that sparked lawsuit  Virginian-Pilot

Nearly a year and a half after graduating from Gloucester High School, Gavin Grimm continues his lawsuit against the school division with a bench trial on the ...



State champs  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School field hockey players pulled out a 2-1 double overtime victory over Deep Run Saturday to win the VHSL Class 5 State Championship at ...



The year in review  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

JANUARY: A coastal storm blankets the region with 4-8 inches of snow and frigid temperatures; shutting down most businesses, offices and schools for several ...



Transgender bathroom policy debate heats up during Gloucester Co. School Board meeting  WTKR News 3

GLOUCESTER Co., Va. - It was a very divided room at the Gloucester County School Board meeting Tuesday night as the public discussed the restroom policy ...



Gloucester High School Third Term Honor Roll | Local News  Gloucester Daily Times

These students have been named to the third-term honor roll at Gloucester High School:



Gloucester High School scholarship recipients  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Members of the Gloucester High School Class of 2018 received a total of $2,082,454 in scholarships, according to the GHS School Counseling Office.



Gloucester school board mum on transgender bathroom policy change; no vote scheduled  Daily Press

Gloucester School Board's seven members haven't said what they think of the new policy, and have yet to schedule a vote on the issue. After hearing public ...



Who Is Gavin Grimm? High School Student's Case May Bring End to Transgender Bathroom Ban in Virginia  Newsweek

Gavin Grimm, a 19-year-old trans rights activist and educator, may be on the cusp of victory in a years-long legal battle against his former school district, which ...



Gloucester Co. schools to discuss transgender students restroom policy  WTKR News 3

GLOUCESTER Co., Va. - The Gloucester County School Board will hold a public hearing to discuss the restroom policy involving transgender students.



Judge sides with Gloucester transgender student on bathroom access issue  Daily Press

A federal judge on Tuesday sided with a Gloucester transgender student on whether he should have been able to use the bathroom of his choice in the public ...



School dress code enforcement called into question in Gloucester  Daily Press

Gloucester School Board members recently tackled the issue of who gets to enforce the dress code and how it's done appropriately.



Gloucester High School: Repair ($43M) or replace ($65M)?  Daily Press

As classes change on A-hall, one of the oldest sections of Gloucester High School, students are herded shoulder to shoulder down a narrow corridor in between ...



Gloucester football beats Hampton for the first time, now playoff bound  13newsnow.com WVEC

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WVEC) — The Gloucester High School football team made a statement Monday night. The Dukes beat Hampton High School 16-13 on a ...



For GHS wrestling, two underclassmen lead by example  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Freshman Ethan Baker, left, and sophomore Austin Glockner represent a combined 29 wins for this year's Gloucester High School wrestling team. The duo ...



Gloucester Class of 2018 graduates after years of grit and perseverance  Daily Press

The Gloucester High School Class of 2018 had to persevere for years to get to the graduation stage, they were told during commencement Saturday morning.



Graduation 2018  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Students, their families and teachers made the trip to Williamsburg on Saturday morning for Gloucester High School's 65th commencement ceremony.



Veterans honored at ceremonies in Gloucester, Mathews  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

From recollections of war stories to reflections on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I to thoughts about the sacrifices that the men and women of ...



GHS, MHS graduation ceremonies Saturday  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School is set to graduate 442 seniors, while Mathews High School is expected to hand diplomas to 90 graduates, during a pair of ...



Active shooter drill  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester County held a full-scale active shooter exercise Monday morning at Page Middle School to test county, school division and the sheriff's office ...



Gloucester school board seeks to appeal court ruling in Gavin Grimm case  WTVR CBS 6 News

GLOUCESTER, Va. — The Gloucester County School Board announced Friday that it will seek to appeal a decision last month that went in favor of Gavin Grimm, ...



Gloucester golf  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School golf team opened its 2018 season yesterday with a host of Peninsula District teams at the Gloucester Country Club. Representing ...



Dukes' win streak ends with Woodside but team is 2-1 on week  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School varsity baseball team's undefeated season came to an end Friday in the middle of a three-game home stretch that saw the home ...



Dukes make history; beat Crabbers, 16-13  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester Dukes football team made history this week, defeating the Hampton Crabbers for the first time in program history thanks to a clutch field goal with ...



Daffodil Festival opens Saturday  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

This weekend, thousands of residents and visitors are expected to flock to Gloucester's Main Street to attend the 33rd annual Gloucester Daffodil Festival.



VFW state commander visits Gloucester post  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

VFW Virginia State Commander Ken Wiseman visited Gloucester Post 8252 Friday afternoon. The visit was the first leg of a tour of the First District, according to ...



GHS men's junior quad wins state gold medal  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School's Titus Fox, Jeb Hutson, Zane Musick-Williams and Mitchell Moore produced a gold medal performance on Saturday in the Virginia ...



Gloucester High School parents concerned with overcrowding  13newsnow.com

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WVEC) -- With the start of school just weeks away, several Gloucester County parents are concerned that the high school is overcrowded.



Gloucester considering changes to school day hours  Daily Press

Administrators and staff are expected to head back to the drawing board next week to come up with new options for start and end times after the school board ...



High turnout expected for Tuesday's midterm elections  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

With the rate of absentee voters already having cast their ballot increasing over the last midterm election, Tuesday's Election Day turnout is expected to be high ...



Gloucester School Board approves new start and end times  Daily Press

GLOUCESTER – A new plan for school start and end times that was rejected last month was approved Tuesday night. The Gloucester School Board approved a ...



JF names new football, basketball coaches  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) -- Jefferson Forest High School has announced their new football and basketball coaches. Paul White has been named the new head ...



Walker caps GHS wrestling career with state title  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School senior Cameron Walker left the mat on top in his final match, clinching a state championship in the process. Walker has chased his ...



All Peninsula-area districts but Gloucester best statewide graduation, dropout rates  Daily Press

All Peninsula-area school divisions but Gloucester graduated a higher percentage of the members of the Class of 2017 than the statewide average, according to ...



50 years ago, massive storm buries Cape Ann | Local News  Gloucester Daily Times

State of Emergency Called,” the Gloucester Daily Times headline shouted in type almost 2 inches high. “Chief authorized to commandeer trucks ... City seeks ...



LeBel named to Field Hockey Scholars of Distinction list  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Meredith LeBel of Gloucester, a junior at the University of Mary Washington, has been named to the 2018 Zag Field Hockey Division III Scholars of Distinction list ...



9 GHS athletes commit to colleges  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School held its athlete signing day last Thursday with nine GHS student athletes committing to take their respective sports to the next level.



Memorial Day services to be held Sunday  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

American Legion posts in Gloucester and Mathews will pay homage to the nation's war dead Sunday afternoon in a pair of Memorial Day services. Mathews ...



Gavin Grimm just wanted to use the bathroom. He didn't think the nation would debate it.  The Washington Post

A Gloucester County high school boys' room has put this Tidewater community at the center of the debate over transgender rights.



Taylor continues hot start as Dukes down Warriors  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School varsity baseball team's undefeated train kept rolling last Thursday, as the Dukes travelled to Kecoughtan and took care of the ...



Longtime employee purchases Mathews Pharmacy  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Longtime Mathews Pharmacy employee Lynette Glockner, RPh, has purchased the business from former owners Christy and Wayne Brown. The pharmacy will ...



Dukes look to build on football success after playoff year  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Joren Brown prepares to run a gauntlet drill at the Dukes' last practice before their Aug. 16 scrimmage against Warhill. In the drill, a running back rushes through ...



Dukes fall to Sun Devils, 34-10, in football playoffs  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

It was a bittersweet end to the 2018 football season for the Gloucester Dukes on Friday, as the team's second consecutive playoff appearance resulted in a ...



Va. Judge Rules in Favor of Teen in Transgender School Bathroom Case  Campus Safety Magazine

The judge ruled that a policy, which required students to use the bathroom that aligns with their biological sex, violated a transgender student's constitutional ...



Championship ring  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Thirty state championship rings were handed out during a special ceremony honoring the 2018 Gloucester High School field hockey team Monday evening at ...



Gloucester School Board approves personnel changes  Daily Press

The Gloucester County School Board approved several personnel changes at its July 19 meeting, including the following appointments:



Hartman finds calling as NJROTC commanding officer  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High school senior Zach Hartman was originally inspired to enroll in the NJROTC program offered by the high school to follow in the footsteps of his ...



Gloucester quarterback Isaiah Spencer commits to ODU  Virginian-Pilot

Old Dominion received a verbal commitment over the weekend from Isaiah Spencer, a 6-foot-5 quarterback from Gloucester High on the Middle Peninsula.



GHS field hockey improves to 10-0  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Ali Goodwin (#21) controlled the ball in Hampton traffic as the varsity Dukes blanked the Crabbers, 18-0, at GHS on Tuesday. Goodwin had four goals and two ...



GHS improves to 3-0 with 11-0 win over Warriors  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester's starting pitcher Kirkland Owens blanked Kecoughtan on Tuesday, going five innings with four strikeouts en route to a dominant 11-0 victory, ...



Kick Of The Week: Virginia State Meet Class 5A Boys Showdown  MileSplit

This might not only be the Kick Of The Week but possibly the kick of the year. With 100m to go, Gloucester High School's (VA) Joshua Shackelford looked like he ...



Dukes volleyball looks to serve up wins in 2018  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

A pair of young coaches will be guiding the Dukes boys' and girls' volleyball teams this year. Joshua Nichols (left) and Sean McNash (right) will coach the boys' ...



Virginia State Police investigating complaint of grand larceny at Gloucester school bus garage  Daily Press

The Virginia State Police is investigating whether a former supervisor at the Gloucester school system's bus garage stole valuable property from the facility ...



Gloucester superintendent proposes salary increases, more local funding in FY18 budget  Daily Press

The first draft of a proposed fiscal year 2018 spending plan for Gloucester County Public Schools suggests a $1.4 million increase in local funding and a range ...



Candidates for supervisor and School Board in Gloucester  Daily Press

Two members of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors are facing challengers on Tuesday. Two political newcomers are running for School Board, one of ...



GHS crew wins two silver, bronze at state regatta  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School crew, along with 47 other participating high schools, competed Saturday in the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championships at ...



87 golf team, Osborne among GHS Hall of Fame inductees  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School honored its 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees last week. They included former golf coach Jerry Morgan and his 1987 VHSL Group ...



"The Schoolhouse Gate": Gavin Grimm and the Future of Constitutional Law in Public Schools  Reason

The Supreme Court has not resolved transgender students' rights to access restrooms—but it won't stay that way for long.



Page Middle School teacher wins county’s top honor  Daily Press

Page Middle School teacher Judy Gwartney-Green has been named Gloucester County Public Schools' Teacher of the Year.



Gloucester's old Page Middle School property could change owners  Daily Press

The property on Route 17 that was once home to the old Page Middle School could soon change ownership.



Gloucester to honor teachers of the year  Daily Press

Gloucester County Public Schools will honor Teachers of the Year for each of the division's eight schools at an awards dinner on May 4.



Golfers prepare to tee one up for Todd Foundation  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Turnley and Betty Todd Educational Foundation has announced its seventh annual Charity Golf Tournament to raise money for the continued awarding of a ...



An estimated 15000-18000 enjoy Guinea Jubilee  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

An estimated 15,000-18,000 people visited the Abingdon Ruritan grounds at Bena over the weekend for the 39th annual Guinea Jubilee, according to event ...



Ronnie Thomas named Guinea Grand Marshal  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Ronnie Thomas, a long-distance trucker who has hauled Guinea seafood to every corner of the nation, has been honored by selection as the Guinea Jubilee ...



Peasley's Stephanie Sowers named Gloucester Teacher of the Year  Daily Press

Peasley Middle School teacher Stephanie Sowers has been named Gloucester County Public Schools' Teacher of the Year.



Court Orders School Board to Let Transgender Teen Use Boys' Bathroom  ABC News

A federal district court in Virginia ordered a school board to let a 16-year-old transgender teen use the boys restroom, according to the American Civil Liberties ...



School Shootings Find a Dark Niche in Young Adult Fiction  Education Week

Novels pitched to young adults explore the many sensitive and often-disturbing emotional issues raised by the tragedies in American schools.



GHS girls beat Denbigh in soccer opener, 4-1  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School varsity girls' soccer team opened its 2017 schedule with a 4-1 win at Denbigh on Tuesday. The Dukes optimized their ability to ...



Gloucester approves new middle school zones  Daily Press

Over 1300 students will once again be divided between two Gloucester County middle schools in the fall based on a redistricting plan approved Tuesday night ...



Gloucester, Mathews weekly public safety log  Daily Press

Gloucester County Sheriff's Office In the 9000 block of Robins Neck Road At 12:59 p.m. March 6, a single vehicle accident in the ar.



ELECTION: Gloucester School Board candidates  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Damien Kelly. Photo: Damien Kelly is vying with Brenda Mack for the at-large seat on the Gloucester County School Board presently held by Charles Records.



Gloucester teen planning to run for School Board seat  13newsnow.com

18-year-old Damien Kelly is your typical high school senior. He's heavily involved in and outside of school.Now, he wants to be a voice for the people.



Lady Dukes outscore opponents, 26-1, and stand 5-0  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School varsity field hockey team is off to a 5-0 start to the 2018 season. The team includes, front row from left, Farren Winter, Cara O'Beirne, ...



GHS tennis makes impact, on and off the court  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

GHS tennis players Kevin Hutzler, Bryce Weigartz and Jeffery Cho, from left, were the top seeded players on this year's team. Photo by John Walsh.



Maury's Maeve Stiles beats strep throat, and the field, to win girls Class 5 Region A cross country title  Virginian-Pilot

The Commodores junior led her team to the title. Ocean Lakes swept girls and boys titles in Class 6. And Princess Anne's Jackson Martingayle wins individual ...



Community rallies around 5-year-old whose foot got caught in lawnmower blades  13newsnow.com

Jackson Scalf had severe injuries to his foot after he fell off a riding lawnmower.



Lady Dukes shut out Phantoms, 8-0  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Seniors on the Gloucester High School girls' soccer team pose with coach Bob Fisher during Tuesday night's Senior Night game. They are, front row from left: ...



Not-so-united Methodists - Family & Society  WORLD News Group

The United Methodist Church (UMC) this week defied cultural pressure on LGBT issues and voted to bolster its commitment to Biblical human sexuality. The vote ...



Verizon promises improved service locally  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Verizon Wireless customers who have noticed an uptick in the numbers of dropped cell phone calls around the Gloucester area over the past year should see an ...



Supreme Court to rule in Gloucester transgender school bathroom case  wtvr.com

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. -- The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to take up a case concerning a transgender high school student in Virginia who is seeking ...



Top 25 Gloucester County Public School System employee salaries  Daily Press

Here's a list of the 25 highest salaries for Gloucester schools staff. The information was obtained from the school system under a Freedom of Information Act ...



Federal appeals court sides with transgender teen, says bathroom case can go forward  Washington Post

A federal appeals court in Richmond has ruled that a transgender high school student who was born as a female can sue his school board on discrimination ...



GHS field hockey jayvees shut out Atlee  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School junior varsity field hockey players opened the season with an 8-0 win over Atlee last week. The junior Dukes include, front row from left, ...



Transgender student's battle divides rural Virginia town  Newsday

Gavin Grimm, who was born female but identifies as male, sued school officials over a policy requiring him to use either the girls' restrooms or a single-stall, ...



Gloucester celebrates the daffodil with 32nd annual festival  Virginia Gazette

Daffodils first arrived in Gloucester County in 1651 when the county formed from part of York County. Settlers brought bulbs with them as a reminder of ...



Veterans Day observances planned for Friday, Nov. 11  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Local members of the military will be honored in a pair of Veterans Day programs in Gloucester and Mathews counties next Friday, Nov. 11. On Sunday, Nov.



Gloucester, Mathews weekly crime log  Daily Press

Gloucester In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane At 4:54 p.m. on April 19, shoplifting report was received from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention observed an unknown ...



Mathews names new high school principal  Daily Press

The Mathews County School Board announced Tuesday night who will fill the role as the next high school principal for the division. Toni Childress, who currently ...



Dukes fall short of upsetting Woodside, 27-24  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester gave Woodside a scare in football action Friday night but came up short of an upset in a 27-24 loss to the visiting Wolverines. The Dukes' defense ...



Transgender Teen Sues School Over Bathroom Policy  ABC News

A transgender teen from Virginia is suing the Gloucester County school board for allegedly discriminating against him by adopting a bathroom policy that doesn't ...



SCS: Collins Named As Principal of Robert E. Lee High School  NBC 29 News

Thomas Nathan “Nate” Collins has been selected as the new principal of Robert E. Lee High School. He will take the helm of the city's only high school on July 1 ...



Dukes put up good fight but fall short to Woodside  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School varsity Dukes gave Woodside a scare Friday but came up short, 28-20, in their season opener. The 2017 team includes, front row ...



Gloucester doctors receive Holland Award from MSV  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Dr. Hugh M. Bryan III and his wife, Dr. Barbara Allison-Bryan, received the Clarence A. Holland Award from the Medical Society of Virginia during its annual ...



More Peninsula-area schools earn accreditation this year  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools had more schools accredited this year than it's had in the last three years and all five of Newport News high schools were fully accredited ...



Courts Take Expansive View in Transgender-Rights Cases  Education Week

Two recent federal court rulings add to the growing body of decisions finding legal protections for transgender students in federal antidiscrimination law.



High school transgender issue crosses over to Virginia  Fairfaxtimes.com

Most students only need to raise their hand and ask a teacher's permission to use the restroom. For Gloucester High School teen Gavin Grimm, it's a bit more ...



Supreme Court scheduled to hear transgender bathroom case in March  The Washington Post

The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on March 28 in the case of a transgender teenager from Virginia who sued his school board for the right to use ...



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