It’s the most wonderful and magical time of the year, as dazzling and brightly colored displays and holiday festivities take over the city.
After more than five hours and some heated discussions, the Richmond School Board voted 5-4 on Monday to accept a rezoning plan that would redraw school attendance boundaries in all parts of Richmond, along with other recommendations.
Virginia born and internationally acclaimed vocalist René Marie will perform as part of the Richmond Jazz Society’s Guest Educators Concert Series on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Capitol Ale House Downtown Music Hall, 623 E. Main St.
Parents and community members voiced opposition to several proposals to rezone Richmond Public Schools attendance districts, saying the plans are too costly and diversity in schools can be achieved in other ways.
Roughly 40 people voiced their over- whelming support for a Richmond Public Schools rezoning plan that would create more racial integration by pairing elementary schools that now have largely black or white student populations.
The Richmond School Board approved a resolution Monday requesting that City Council allow them to opt out of the funding plan for the controversial Coliseum replacement and Downtown redevelopment proposal.
Ryan Sykes, an assistant principal at Carter G. Woodson Middle School in Hopewell, was surprised with the $25,000 Milken Educator Award during an assembly Nov. 6 at the school.
The 46 students from the Bahamas who were displaced from their colleges at home to Hampton University following Hurricane Dorian were given an unexpected Halloween treat.
Rezoning plans for Richmond Public Schools are now in the city School Board’s court.
Incumbents won the day Tuesday, with all five members of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors winning re-election.