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Shooting in front of George Wythe High School

Two non- fatal shootings in Richmond yesterday and one was in our area.

Message from George Wythe High School Alumni Association

Above you can see some members of the George Wythe High School Alumni Association at a recent meeting at the school. The group supports the students and have awarded several college scholarships to well deserving students. The Alumni Association is planning a fish fry fundraiser at the school and appreciates any and all support. Go […]

Calling all George Wythe alums

From Mark Person GW class of 1974 and Westover Hills Resident: We (Patricia Herrera and Laura Browder) are two University of Richmond professors who are teaching a class on civil rights and education in Richmond—and this year our focus will be on Wythe, a school that has changed a great deal over the decades.

Wythe Bulldogs Seek Even Playing Field

Little known fact is that Richmond Public High Schools have to compete with larger, richer county schools. The result as you would expect, is wholesale slaughter on the playing fields. This is best displayed by George Wythe’s impressive, for all the wrong reasons, 67 game losing streak. With poor records participation in sports declines. To […]

George Wythe Win Streak Ends At One

After the exciting win last week Manchester proved to be too much for the George Wythe High School football team to handle. Final Score Manchester 47, George Wythe 12. George Wythe made history last week by breaking a 68 game losing streak.  

Gates Installed at George Wythe High

From CBS6: The Richmond fire department was called out to George Wythe High School Tuesday after receiving several complaints from parents about the addition of new gates inside the building. One retractable gate was installed inside the school near the cafeteria. The school district says that was done as a precaution in hopes of minimizing […]

RVAmagazine Looks at RVA Football

RVAmag takes an in depth look at the city’s football football program. Included in the analysis is a closer look at George Wythe High School. Wythe has the dubious distinction of the longest losing streak in the state and has managed 1 win in the last 7 years. Despite the team’s record the story of Coach […]

13% Jump in On Time Graduation at George Wythe

A total of 72.96% of RPS students graduated on time according to the latest report from Virginia Department of Education. The state as a whole had more than 85% graduate on time. Local high school George Wythe hand a very impressive increase according to the RPS press release; The on-time graduation rate for Richmond City […]

Back to School Giveaway & Haircuts at George Wythe

This Saturday the 28th from 10 a.m. to 12, students can get some help getting ready for school. George Wythe High School, 4314 Crutchfield Street John Marshall High School, 4225 Old Brook Road East End Family Resource Center, 2405 Jefferson Avenue The events will feature health screenings, dental screenings and performances by Richmond Public Schools […]

AYP for Schools Released

AYP stands for Adequate Yearly Progress and tracks how schools are doing in the No Child Left Behind objectives. RTD has the big picture. In the metro Richmond area, Hanover, Chesterfield, Henrico, Petersburg and Richmond saw declines in their scores. —Hanover: 19 of 23 schools made AYP this year compared to 21 of 23 last […]

One Home Football Game for George Wythe, Huguenot has 4

Huguenot High only has 1 home football game this season and Huguenot gets the home field advantage 4 times. If anybody would like to cover these upcoming football seasons in depth I would welcome the help. Full Schedules for Wythe & Huguenot

School Supply Give Away at George Wythe

George Wythe high school at 4314 Crutchfield Street will serve as one of the sites for the community school-supply giveaways scheduled for Aug. 28 from 10AM-noon. If you would like to donate, the following items are requested and can be dropped off at the locations below:

Fire at George Wythe High School

RTD; Fire officials are reporting a fire in a girls’ bathroom at George Wythe High School in South Richmond. “Some of the staff there have been overcome by smoke,” said Richmond fire Lt. Shawn L. Jones. The building has been evacuated. Jones did not have additional information about the incident at the school on Crutchfield […]

George Wythe Harvest Fest

George Wythe High School will host a Harvest Fest this Friday, October 30 beginning 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the GWHS parking lot. Sponsored by the Citizen’s Advisory Group and the George Wythe Alumni Association, Inc., the fest will include barbecue and fish sandwiches for $5.00 and dinners for $7.50.

Local High School’s Problems Highlighted

Today’s article in the RTD focuses on the lack of success of George Wythe High School‘s football on the field. An amazing record of 1 win and 48 losses. The article then points out the familiar issues facing our school system. Ever-dropping enrollment in the Richmond school system — it’s about half what it was […]

Neighborhood Schools & AYP

The numbers are out and, with 2 exceptions, all of the neighborhood schools made Adequate Yearly Progress “toward the goal of 100 percent proficiency of all students in reading and mathematics by 2014.” (whether AYP, SOL scores or the myriad other metrics used in modern public schools is meaningful is another subject entirely, one I […]

Wythe receives Lowe’s grant

George Wythe High School is the recipient of a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant. The grant will be used to renovate/update a kitchen space that will serve as a classroom to teach daily living skills to approximately 30 exceptional education students.

Shots & Pursuits

An argument turned into a shooting last night, apparently in the Ashton Square apartments. Combined with the police chase that ended with a truck plowing through the gates at George Wythe High School, it’s been an active 24 hours for the general Midlo/WH Blvd vicinity.