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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Va. school board holds hearing on trans student bathroom policy  Washington Blade

The Gloucester County School Board on Tuesday held a public hearing on proposed changes to the district's bathroom policy that would better accommodate ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 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.



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 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.



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 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.



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 ...



Full GHS renovation could result in 22¢ tax hike  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

A fully renovated Gloucester High School could potentially add up to approximately 22 cents to the county's real estate tax rate—a move that several members of ...



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 schools' capital projects wish list includes HVAC upgrades, new bus loop  Daily Press

Gloucester County Public Schools want to spend $3.19 million next year on capital improvement projects that have been delayed by as much as 13 years.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



More input needed as Gloucester High School master plan study moves forward  Daily Press

GLOUCESTER – Two new online resources are available to submit input for the Gloucester High School master plan study. A feedback link on the Gloucester ...



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 ...



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 ...



Team starts planning process for improvements at Gloucester High School  Daily Press

Members of a conceptual design team discussed Tuesday the challenges and opportunities that will shape and mold the future of Gloucester High School.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 Duke and Duchess  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

At halftime of Friday's homecoming football game, senior Khayleb Whiting was crowned Gloucester High School's Homecoming Duke while Samaria Burrell took ...



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 ...



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.



Legion groundbreaking  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

American Legion Post 75 and Zandler Development held a groundbreaking Oct. 5 for the new post headquarters being built by Zandler. The Gloucester 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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Beaverdam Park to hold Haunted Trail  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The 2018 Beaverdam Haunted Trail will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, at the park's main entrance on Roaring Springs Road ...



Transgender student sues over Gloucester bathroom policy  Daily Press

The 16-year-old sophomore at the center of the controversy over Gloucester County schools' policy on restroom access for transgender students is suing the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

Gloucester High School sophomore Tom “Tomcat” Conroy stonewalls the Salem running back as Jalen Gardner, left, and brother Joe Conroy, obscured, come in ...



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 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.



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: ...



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 ...



Complaint amended in transgender lawsuit  Daily Press

Attorneys for Gavin Grimm filed an amended complaint Friday on his behalf. An update from the American Civil Liberties Union, which represents Grimm, stated: ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 Class of 2013 is one `to be remembered'  Daily Press

WILLIAMSBURG — The Gloucester High School Class of 2013 has never done things the usual way, said Leah Procopi and Lee Siegle, who shared ...



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 ...



Peninsula-area plan for National School Walkout on March 14  Daily Press

Students and school staff across the country are planning to participate in a national walkout on March 14 in response to the Parkland, Fla., school shooting that ...



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.



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 ...



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

GLOUCESTER – The property on Route 17 that was once home to the old Page Middle School could soon change ownership. Members of the Gloucester Board ...



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

"These books are giving kids a voice, to some extent," said Sally Kruger, who writes a blog about young adult books and retired this summer after 40 years 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, ...



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.



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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

This post is the final in a series of edited excerpts from my new book, "The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the ...



High school sports roundup: Courtland can't hold halftime lead, fall to Dinwiddie  Fredericksburg.com

Courtland held a 10-point halftime lead, but couldn't hold on after the break in a 26-18 Region 4B first-round loss at Dinwiddie on Saturday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Appeals Court Favors Transgender Student in Virginia Restroom Case  New York Times

The court ordered a lower court to re-evaluate the case of Gavin Grimm, who had sought protection under Title IX in using the boys' bathroom at his school.



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, ...



Appomattox Golf wins state championship  WSET

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WSET) - The Appomattox County High School golf team claimed their second station championship in the last 4 years on Tuesday, after ...



4th Circuit sends Gavin Grimm’s case back to district court to decide if it is moot  wtkr.com

Transgender teen Gavin Grimm's case against the Gloucester County School Board has again been sent to a lower court, this time to decide if the case is moot.



Miller, Shackelford win regional titles  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Dukes' sophomore Dayannha Curry sprints towards the finish line during the women's 100-meter dash preliminaries at Friday's VHSL Region 5A track meet.



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 ...



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 ...



Perfect weather makes for successful Guinea Jubilee  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

An estimated 15,000 to 20,000 people attended this past weekend's Guinea Jubilee, according to Tara Thomas, co-chair of the festival's committee. “The festival ...



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 ...



GUEST enters fifth season of providing shelter  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Gloucester's United Emergency Shelter Team is entering its fifth season of housing those in need during the cold weather months. Doors will open at the ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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