Virginia Tech has seen a slight grade point average increase this semester compared to Fall of 2019. It comes during a time when many K-through-12 schools across our hometowns see more failing grades due to the pandemic.
Opponents of the death penalty are hoping this will be the year that Virginia outlaws capital punishment. Thursday morning, a group of prosecutors supported legislation that would end the practice in Virginia.
The principal at Central Elementary has posted a teddy bear in her office window at school, and called for others in the community to do the same at home for the students to find while out with their families around the area.