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Norfolk School Board approves Open Campus

The Norfolk School Board unanimously voted to open a special, redesigned program for dropouts and students who have fallen behind.

Teacher Profile: Rufus Johnson

Rufus Johnson is currently the Music Instructor at Harvie Elementary School in Henrico County.

Teacher Spotlight: Robyn Holder

Robyn Holder is beginning her second year of teaching first graders at Epes Elementary School.

Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Dominique James

Dr. Dominique James is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.

Teacher Spotlight: Carrie Grantt

Carrie Grantt was named the 2014 Region 2 Teacher of the Year by the Virginia Department of Education.

Teacher Spotlight: Shahidah Jackson

For the past 14 years Shahidah Jackson has been teaching Health and Physical Education for 6th -8th grade at L. Douglas Wilder Middle School in Henrico County.

Teacher Spotlight: Tammy Wallace

Tammy Wallace began her teaching career with Henrico County as a Mathematics Teacher in 2004.

Teacher Spotlight: Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith teaches kindergarten at Jacob L. Adams Elementary in Henrico County.

Teacher Spotlight: Nicole "Nikki" Short Williams

Nicole Short Williams, also known as Nikki, is a Richmond native educated in the Henrico County Public School system.

12 child prodigies you should know about

Back-to-school ads often have an adverse effect on students. Instead of exciting kids for the upcoming school year, the lively plugs are met with disdain as students realize the end of warm weather, shorts and tank-tops, cookouts and beach visits.

Elected Norfolk School Board petition reaches goal

Norfolk Citizens for an Elected School Board (NCESB) gathered enough valid signatures to put the matter of citizen-elected School Board members up for a vote in November, Circuit Court Clerk George Schaefer said.

Farm Fresh launches back-to-school challenge supporting hunger relief

Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy, a longtime local grocer, is invoking the help of its shoppers to meet an urgent need for donations at area food banks with the Farm Fresh “Back-to-School Challenge,” a food drive the company launched last ...

Vick Foundation holds back-to-school drive

A charity created by Newport News native Michael Vick hosted a back-to-school supply drive last Saturday.

City of Richmond seeking all centenarians

The City of Richmond is seeking to identify all Centenarians so that they can be recognized during the Mayor’s Third Annual Centenarian Celebration.

Walmart on campus store to open at VCU

Walmart has signed a lease with the VCU Real Estate Foundation to open a store on Virginia Commonwealth University's campus in late 2014 or early 2015.