Tag: Accomack schools

By Stefanie Jackson – Two Pungoteague Elementary School teachers made history at their school when they started a successful club for one of their favorite subjects. Principal Brian Patterson remembered his reaction when new teacher Alisha Gagliardi approached him last year about starting a history club with fellow teacher Bonnie...
By Stefanie Jackson – A parent of a former Chincoteague student informed the Accomack school board Tuesday night about the unfairness of the manner in which its policies are enforced regarding out-of-zone students. “I do believe that schools should not be permitted to pick and choose which out-of-zone students...
By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack school board member Audrey Furness announced Tuesday night that she will not run for re-appointment, and her term will expire June 30. She had four words of advice for the school board: “Hard work pays off.” It’s a message she has also used to inspire many...