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Chargers beat Franklin 57 to 42!
The team heads to Riverheads for the next playoff game on Friday, November 27 at 7 p.m.
LET'S GO CHARGERS!
View Images of send off, cheerleaders, and great images of the game!
ECMC College Night Held at CHS
Central High School hosted an Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) College Night on Thursday, November 12, 2015. It began at 6 PM in the cafeteria with pizza and drinks.
Ashley Woodard, Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions from Longwood University, Paul Farrar, II Southside Region Tobacco Scholarship Coordinator, and Sandra Bacon, Financial Aid Specialist from Southside Virginia Community College spoke to students and parents. All of these representatives had lots of tips and information regarding college admission, applying for financial aid, and applying for scholarships.
At the conclusion of the presentation there was a drawing for three $500 scholarships offered through Educational Credit Management Corporation. Congratulations to Z. Rainey, M. Hall, and C. Davis who won the three $500 scholarships.
Please click here to see more images of ECMC College Night at CHS.
Lunenburg County Public Schools Recognizes American Education Week
November 16-20, 2015
American Education Week presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. This year's theme is, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility." Recognition of this week affords all citizens of this great nation the opportunity to honor the wonderful people who make a difference in the lives of our children and educators. We celebrate our public education system, especially our teachers, for making every effort to ensure the our children receive the best education possible.
This year marks the 90th year that American Education Week has been observed. It is a week that we recognize the professionalism and dedication of teachers, support staff and administrators, who help students achieve their potential educationally, which in turn helps them to be successful as adults in the future.
Mr. Berkley extends his thanks to faculty and staff, "The Lunenburg County School Board, the Central Office Administrative Staff, and I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our teachers, support staff, and administrators throughout the Lunenburg County Public School Division. Your continued hard work, perseverance, and commitment to the education of our students is beyond outstanding, and you are greatly appreciated for all that you do."
CHS Spa Night a Huge Success
Click here to see images from CHS Spa Night 2015.
CHS Cares is an organization comprised of all faculty, staff, students, and parents of Central High School. Our goal is to recognize needs within our community and make efforts to meet those needs. Each year, we support ten Salvation Army Christmas Angels. The students try to raise at least $1000 so that they will have $100 to spend per child. Often, there are bicycles on the Angels’ wish lists. Our students believe that it is important for these angels to receive bicycles if they ask for them, so actually we were hoping to raise $1,200 to cover the additional costs.
On November 11th, CHS Cares sponsored a Spa Night held in Central’s library. Community members purchased a ticket to receive a haircut, a simple hand massage and manicure, or a neck massage. While waiting, customers enjoyed refreshments or shopped at our book fair and bake sale. Services were provided by The Mane Event Salon & Spa of South Hill, Jade of Victoria, Bob’s Barbershop of Kenbridge, Ms. Mary Lee, hairstylist, and Ms. R. Langert, hairstylist. Additional sponsors included A & J Produce who donated a beautiful fruit basket, Victoria Subway who donated cookies for the refreshment table, and Mr. & Mrs. Jamie Buchanan who donated four delicious pies from The Horseshoe Restaurant in South Hill. Faculty, students, and staff also baked pies, cakes, and cookies to fill the refreshment table and bake sale tables.
The event was a tremendous success! Ladies and gentlemen alike were pampered and styled throughout the evening. After all calculations, the CHS Cares raised over $1,300! Not only did we raise money for a good cause, but our students also interacted with the community in a positive way. CHS Cares will now take the Angels’ lists and meet at the Farmville Walmart and shop for the Christmas gifts. Already, students are asking about next year’s event. We would like thank everyone who came out on the Wednesday to support this good cause.
CHS Holds Bonfire to Celebrate the Beginning of Varsity Football Playoffs
CHS had a huge turn out for its bonfire on Wednesday, November 11 to celebrate the start of the varsity football playoff season for 2015.
The CHS Band, under the direction of Maurice Ellis, provided music for the event. Coach Will Thomas gave a motivational speech, and Deputy Greg Currin lit the bonfire. All those on hand had an enjoyable evening.
Thank you to American Bluesky for donating the wood used. Thank you to the Lunenburg County Public Schools Operations and Maintenance Department for picking up the wood and setting up the bonfire.
Thank you to Jeannie Kunath and Mary Kay Myers who coordinated the event, and to Mr. Lyle Currin for also donating some materials and supplies.
Thank you also to Victoria Fire and Rescue Squad were present to assist if need be.
Click here for more images of this exciting event. Photo credit - J. Kunath.
Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared November as Family Involvement in Education Month
Lunenburg County Public Schools recognizes Governor Terry McAuliffe’s declaration of November as Family Involvement in Education Month. Families and parents are the key to helping children do their best in whatever endeavors they pursue. The outcome for all of our students improves when parents take an active role in their child’s education. When parents work with the schools, attend meetings and events, monitor homework and bedtimes, our students achieve success. Our school system wishes to develop and maintain a concrete partnership with our parents in order for our students to not only succeed in school, but to ultimately be active, productive members of society.
There are many resources available for parents. The school system’s website, as a whole, has lots of information that is useful to parents regarding upcoming events and recent events that have occurred. There is also a Parent tab with resources listed that are specific to our parents.
The school system encourages parents to attend (Parent Teacher Organization) PTO meetings and to become active members, serving on the PTO board at your child’s school. Request a volunteer and chaperone form to fill out, and get that process going. If you have done this, when a volunteer opportunity or field trip comes up in your child’s school, you will be able to assist.
Spring workshops are being planned and dates will be announced on the website. Flyers will also go home about these opportunities. Click here for some additional information on what you can do as a parent to ensure your child’s success. You, as a parent working with our school system, can make a huge difference in your child’s educational success!
CHS Homecoming Court 2015. Congratulations to C. Williams, Homecoming Queen 2015!
Click here for more photos of the Homecoming Court. Photos by B. Nowlin, L. Dalton, and A. Williams
KES Garden is Becoming a Reality
KES is creating a garden with the help of Twigs and Berries and Matthews Lawn Care. The KES Garden Project was spearheaded by KES Teacher Mark Roncinske. Students will plant, grow, and eat vegetation grown here.
Assistant Principal Lucy Hall says, "People wonder why living in a small town is so great. Here is one of the reasons... This is the beginning of the KES garden. The pictures don't do it justice. A huge thank you to Twigs and Berries and Matthews Lawn Care!! They have given us a great foundation and a place for the students at KES to learn even more."
Students will be helping out with the garden this Friday, November 6, 2015. We will post more photos at that time so that you can see the progress being made.
FBLA Officers Attend FBLA Longwood Region Fall Workshop
On Thursday, October 29 students traveled to Longwood to attend the workshop which provided information and leadership training for Central High School’s FBLA officers. Students attended workshops related to being an FBLA Officer, the Foundation Leadership Institute, Business Achievement Awards &Community Service Achievement, and Dressing for Success. Students returned energized and ready to share the information with the rest of the club and start the club year off with a bang!
(L to R): B.J.Carwile, Vice President;
K. Chaffin, Secretary; Y. Bell, President;
T. Brown, Treasurer
Lunenburg County Public Schools Hold Parent Teacher Conferences on November 3, 2015
On November 3, 2015, Lunenburg County Public Schools held its first set of Parent Teacher Conferences for the school year. At both elementary schools, the Reading Specialists had Parent Activity Stations set up. Parents were able to take home various activities and supplies to work on various reading skill sets with their children. These supplies and activities were free for parents.
Parents were able to register to win a $15 Food Lion gift card, and students were also entered into a drawing for some fun Superhero themed prizes. Books were also offered for sale for $1 each. Lunenburg Middle School (LMS) held its first “Chat & Chew” session for parents. LMS administrators shared current activities and issues with parents. Parents had the opportunity to give feedback and discuss issues of concern to them. Parents were able to enjoy some light refreshments.
Click for images from parent teacher conferences at KES, VES, LMS, & CHS.
CHS's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) visits The Peoples Community Center (TPCC) Food Pantry in Victoria
Students took time away from the Homecoming festivities on campus to provide some much needed and appreciated community service to local citizens to the food pantry on October 22, 2015.
FBLA members go to the food pantry each month to help those often elderly or disabled patrons that are present to pick up prepared food boxes carry them to their vehicles. Often, in month's of greater need students will be asked to help prepare additional boxes of food if the pantry gives out all of the boxes prepared ahead of time.
In a typical month, TPCC Food Pantry prepares and distributes approximately 300-400 boxes of food.
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Benchmark Donates Funds to the new FIRST Robotics Team at Central High School started with a Grant from Mid Atlantic Broadband
Lunenburg County Public Schools has worked with Bill Wilson, through the Southside VA Regional Technology Consortium, of which we are a member, to secure a grant through Mid Atlantic Broadband to start up a FIRST Robotics Team at Central High School. The grant we have received covers our registration cost and other start up of the team. Mark Bailey, science teacher at Central High School, will be leading this effort as the team's coach. Currently, there are 16 students committed to the team called the Portable Chargers.
We are grateful to Benchmark Community Bank who has already donated $1,000 to the cause. This donation will help us to match some of the remaining funds that are available to us for start up cost. The team will travel to compete in two district events, and there will be additional costs involved with traveling that are not covered in the grant funding.
We are looking for sponsors to cover this cost and to help match the remaining funds for which we are eligible. The Portable Chargers will be organizing fundraiser's as well. This is a project that will allow us to utilize our new 3 D printers and will help us move our students into the 21st Century.
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