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Staff remains busy through pandemic

By Congressman A. Donald McEachin It’s July — almost midsummer — and, here in Virginia, we are slowly returning to the new normal. As we ... Read more

An emotional I-Day

By QuaWanna Bannarbie Independence Day is approaching. I am thinking of another I-Day that is happening this week. Due to COVID-19, the incoming plebe class ... Read more

Don’t let guard down

The state of Virginia is in the third phase of Gov. Ralph Northam’s reopening plan as of last Wednesday, but state and local health officials ... Read more

Young citizen inspires us

A local young lady who has yet to reach double digits could teach us all a thing or two about compassion and helping others. Aubrey ... Read more

Health guidelines fail Americans

To the editor: I urge you to be part of the solution, and not perpetuate the problem. The American dietary guidelines have failed me and ... Read more

Teaching children American history

By Nathan Rice We were studying American history in preparation for his upcoming quiz, but I got stuck when he asked if I could name ... Read more

An unusual new beginning

If it’s true what they say that every end is a new beginning, then the seniors of Suffolk’s high schools have had an unusual new ... Read more

Inclusive arts environment needed

To the editor: Having an open and inclusive environment for students is especially important given the state of our world. As an art teacher, I ... Read more

“Alexa, play ‘Pomp and Circumstance’”

Re: “Editorial: The Class of 2020 is a study in perseverance” (June 10, Virginian-Pilot). While the Virginian-Pilot goes into detail into the current situation among ... Read more

Delay nutrition guidelines report

To the editor: I am writing to urge you to call on the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services (USDA-HHS) to postpone ... Read more

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