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390 expected at GHS graduation  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School will hold its 66th annual commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Kaplan Arena at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg.



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

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. -- Gavin Grimm was 14 years old, in 2014, when he took a plea to the Gloucester County School Board asking for the right to use ...



'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 ...



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 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 ...



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

Three dozen people weighed in Tuesday on a new proposal being considered by the Gloucester County School Board: That transgender students can use the ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



Gloucester School Board calls for moderator at joint meetings with county supervisors  Daily Press

Gloucester School Board members are calling for a moderator to preside over joint sessions with county supervisors.



LHS track teams hang tough in Gloucester High School Invitational  Rappahannock Record

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi. The Lancaster boys track team won three events and added six others in the scoring column last Saturday to finish fifth in the ...



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 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 ...



Job fair to be held June 22 at GHS  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The third annual Middle Peninsula Job Fair and Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 22, at Gloucester High School. The job fair will provide ...



New post home dedicated in Gloucester  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

After nearly a decade of planning and diligent work, American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, officially opened and dedicated its new building during a special ...



Talks continue on GHS renovation  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors expressed its intention Tuesday night to continue dialogue with the county's school board about funding for ...



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 ...



Gloucester native now a Navy flier  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

A 2008 Gloucester High School graduate and Gloucester native is currently serving with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron that flies one of the world's most ...



Gloucester considering changes to school day hours  Daily Press

GLOUCESTER – The start and end times at each of the county's eight schools may change in September. But exactly what those times will be is still undecided.



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.



GHS Class of '19 receives $3M+ in scholarships  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester High School graduates received more than $3 million in college scholarships during Senior Scholarship Night held June 3 at GHS. Graduates and ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dukes at 12-2; to host regional soccer tournament  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Gloucester High School boys' soccer team finished the regular season 12-2 and is gearing up to host the VHSL Regional Tournament for the first time in ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Opening Day  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester County Public Schools welcomed 4,992 students to begin the 2018-2019 academic year Tuesday, which is 152 fewer than showed up on the first ...



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.



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 ...



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:



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 grads attribute their success to school pride  Daily Press

Class president Macy Calder stepped to the podium covered in joy and zeal, as the time for her to speak before her classmates had come. "We have officially ...



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 ...



Oyster Cove expands showroom, storage facilities  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Friday marked the maiden voyage for the expanded Oyster Cove Boatworks and Yacht Brokerage, as the Gloucester business celebrated the expansion of its ...



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

Winning gold for Gloucester High were members of the men's junior quad crew, from left, Titus Fox, Jeb Hutson, coach Joey Moore, Zane Musick-Williams and ...



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 ...



Shift in team culture lays groundwork for GHS track success  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

For the Gloucester High School track team and its head coach John Perrin, a shift in team culture and a bevy of underclassmen mean the Dukes have the tools ...



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.



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, ...



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.



Gloucester High School cheer squad competes in VHSL Region One Competition  wtkr.com

Gloucester County, Va. - The cheering Dukes of Gloucester High School competed in the VHSL Regional One Cheerleading Competition. NewsChannel 3's ...



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 ...



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' ...



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 ...



Girls prep tennis: Riverheads advances to state semis  The Daily Progress

With a dominating performance in singles, the Riverheads High School girls tennis team defeated visiting Windsor High School 5-0 in the Class 1 first round on ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Smith accepts offer to pitch for Winthrop University  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Mackenzie Smith, a rising senior at Gloucester High School, has announced she has accepted an offer to pitch for Division I Winthrop University in Rock Hill, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



"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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School board takes issue with SRO funding  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

A lengthy exchange over teacher compensation and lack of funding for School Resource Officers was the highlight of the May meeting of the Gloucester School ...



Gloucester High School National Honor Society induction ceremony  Gloucester Daily Times

On Thursday, the Gloucester High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 47 students during an evening ceremony.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Column: A day for reflection  Gloucester Daily Times

There was a time when many Americans approached Memorial Day weekend with some degree of dread, knowing it would bring back painful memories of ...



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, ...



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

A federal judge has denied a motion by a Virginia school board to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a transgender teenager who spent the majority of his high school ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



T.C. Walker Elementary School closes  Daily Press

GLOUCESTER — At 12:02 p.m. on Thursday a little girl with a big voice began belting out the Star Spangled Banner as the American flag fluttering atop the T.C. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



No room at the voke | Local News  The Salem News

DANVERS — When Essex North Shore opened in 2014, it stood as a beacon for students like Cameron Silva.



Virginia school board restricts restroom use to student’s ‘biological gender’  LGBTQ Nation

A Virginia school board has adopted a gender-specific restroom policy that restricts school restrooms to a student's "biological gender...



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