Tag: school board

By Linda Cicoira -- Ronnie E. Holden will seek election to the District 8 seat on the Accomack County School Board in November. The retired University of Maryland Eastern Shore administrator has served on the board in an appointed position for about 28 years. This will be the first...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Lawrence’s proposed the annual school calendar again include an extra 45 minutes of instruction per day, and school board members are in a quandary. The proposal was made at the board’s Feb. 14 meeting. The state requires at least 180 days...
By Stefanie Jackson – A parent of three Arcadia High School students and an Accomack supervisor criticized the communication skills of the Accomack school board at the board’s Tuesday night meeting after its office failed to provide parents with information on an alleged gun threat made by a student at...
By Stefanie Jackson-  Northampton Middle School Principal Ron Yorko met with the Northampton school board on Sept. 27 to explain his plan for schoolwide implementation of the Level Literacy Intervention in what he called “an all hands on deck approach” to improve student reading skills. The larger goal is for...