SCA Prepares Head, Hands, Feet Donations for FISH

The Matoaka Student Council Association recently collected donations of hats, gloves, and new socks to donate to the local FISH charity, which will distribute them to those in need. Glasses and sunglasses were also collected and will be distributed abroad through a local church mission project. Thank you to all who donated!

PTA Reflections Contest Winners

IMG_0554The PTA hosted a reception and awards ceremony for the Matoaka winners of the annual PTA reflections contest. Student entries could take almost any artistic form including drawing, painting, photography, music, writing, or a dance piece. Congratulations to our very creative winners!

Matoaka Teacher of the Year!

102Congratulations to Andrea Freeland, voted Matoaka’s Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016 by the school staff! Mrs. Freeland is a 5th grade teacher and team leader who is respected and admired for her superb teaching skills by students, parents, and her colleagues.

Black History Month Guest Readers

The Matoaka school counselors Mrs. Harris and Mr. Hill have invited a variety of guest readers to each share a book related to Black history with different classes. Guest readers have included college students from William and Mary and Dominic Brown, the meteorologist from Channel 3 who gave a “shout out” to Matoaka on the evening news:

Black History Month Guest Readers Pictured is Imani Duck, a junior kinesiology major (premed concentration) and public health minor at William and Mary. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  and involved with several mentoring programs on campus; mentoring both middle school students and college freshmen.

Meteorologist Dominic Brown Visits Matoaka

School Counselors Destiney Harris and Rob Hill have invited members of the community to be guest readers during Black History Month. Special guests who have visited Matoaka to date include Andrew Innis, a William and Mary Neuroscience Major and member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and Dominic Brown, News Channel 3 meteorologist. Check out Mr. Brown’s “shout out” to Matoaka on the evening news:

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