What is a Teacher? A birthday tribute to Lois David Meade, Jan. 17, 2020

A Teacher Is…. A GOOD STUDENT – OF HUMAN NATURE, ACADEMICS, OR BOTH LOIS’ SENIOR PHOTO, CHS A STAFF MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL NEWSPAPER A MEMBER OF THE CHS LIBRARY CLUB A Teacher Is…. —-AN OPENER OF DOORS—- —-TAKING TURNS…LISTENING….BEING PATIENT—- —-GIVING RESPECT, RECEIVING RESPECT IN RETURN—- —-WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL—- —-KEEPING CHILDREN… Read More What is a Teacher? A birthday tribute to Lois David Meade, Jan. 17, 2020

“Womanless Wedding” at Castlewood High School – April 1972

© Jerry F. Couch 2019 IN YEARS GONE BY a popular fundraiser employed by civic groups across America was a stage play whose theme was a “Womanless Wedding.”  The CVT has several photos of these productions that took place over the years.  The opportunity to see some of Russell County’s most hirsute and rugged belles… Read More “Womanless Wedding” at Castlewood High School – April 1972

The Castlewood High School “Sentinel” April 5, 1973

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT WILL TURN UP at the Clinch Valley Times office, and here’s something interesting that made its way to the surface today.  It’s a copy of Castlewood High School’s newspaper from 1973.  We were pleased to find this memento in a good state of preservation.  Thanks to the Clinch Valley Times’ large collection… Read More The Castlewood High School “Sentinel” April 5, 1973

CHS Class of 2018 Senior Honors Students

Congratulations to these members of Castlewood High School’s Class of 2018 for their high standards of academic achievement.  Our community is justifiably proud of these young people, and every other member of this year’s graduating class.   “Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee and do not try to make the Universe a blind alley.” — Ralph Waldo… Read More CHS Class of 2018 Senior Honors Students

Participants in the CHS “After School” program visit the St. Paul Railroad Museum

by Jerry Couch Last Tuesday, students from Castlewood High School’s “After School” program stopped by the St. Paul Railroad Museum for a visit.  The primary topic of discussion was local industries of the past, including the Clinch River Lumber Company, the Clinch Valley Lumber Company, the Clinch River Extract Company, the St. Paul Coca-Cola Bottling… Read More Participants in the CHS “After School” program visit the St. Paul Railroad Museum