Richmond city leaders and the school board are still at odds over the construction of a new George Wythe High School. Now, community members are stepping up and demanding action with a ‘Wythe Can’t Wait’ community town hall meeting Friday evening.
It’s a date that’s been circled on student’s calendars all year round - the last day of school. Parents dropped off their kids for the last time in Henrico County in what has been a historic year of changes and complications.
Marijuana legalization is coming to Virginia, but universities in the state aren’t following suit. Virginia Tech recently updated its student code of contact to make clear that marijuana is still banned on campus even after July 1, when Virginia’s new legalization law takes effect.
The T. rex may be one of the most popular dinosaurs with razor-sharp teeth, bone-crushing jaws and several movie roles, but the Science Museum of Virginia is unveiling a new exhibit that lets visitors “meet the family.”
Dr. Bill Petri has been working at the University of Virginia since he was 20 years old. His dedication to helping the community through the coronavirus pandemic is now being recognized by the university.
A judge has ordered a Virginia school system to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke out at a school board meeting against a proposal requiring that transgender students be addressed by their preferred pronouns.
Saturday morning, an energized crowd of students, parents and city leaders rallied together at the entrance of George Wythe High School, demanding that all school board members vote in favor of the compromise that could see a new George Wythe built by 2024.
A survey of nearly every local division found that more than half of all school buildings are more than 50 years old (the state’s oldest facility was built 184 years ago, according to the Virginia Department of Education).