NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 – High school seniors treasure several milestones their last year in school: acceptance into college, their last high school prom, graduation day. But two outstanding high school student athletes from Midlothian, Va., and Tucson, Ariz., have another moment in time worth celebrating. Gabrielle Badura and Rexford Woodbury sealed their name [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 in the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, to discuss policy, the School Board governance handbook and the 21st-Century Academy.
The Chesterfield County School Board will conduct a business meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Public [...]
Communities In Schools of Chesterfield earns accreditation
Communities In Schools of Chesterfield has earned accreditation through the national organization’s Total Quality System. This means that the practices, data, sites and effectiveness of CIS of Chesterfield have been thoroughly examined and found to meet the highest standards.
“Total Quality System is a crucial step forward for [...]
Here are a few especially interesting activities in Chesterfield schools this week:
Tuesday, Dec. 7
About 50 members of Swift Creek Middle’s Interact Club will wrap 70 to 80 gifts they collected for two Angel Tree families 2-3 p.m. Dec. 7 in the library.
Contact: Jennifer Berardo or Cathy Titus, 739-6315
Wednesday, Dec. [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will meet Dec. 3 at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road:
At 8 a.m., the board will hold a quarterly work session to discuss key measures of success within the school system’s strategic plan. From 9 a.m. until noon, the board will meet in closed session under [...]
Recent successes in Chesterfield schools Newspaper honor
The Current, James River High’s student newspaper, won Gold Medalist recognition from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. After an extensive review, the contest judge wrote, “I enjoyed your paper! Your staff obviously understands the basics of journalistic writing and design, and you serve the student body well. … [...]
Two win R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence
R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence give teachers the opportunity to travel the world, pursue postgraduate studies and attend professional workshops — all of which enhance their effectiveness in the classroom. A partnership between the Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation, the R.E.B. program recognizes excellence by awarding grants [...]
The Cosby Titan Band will present their Holiday Concert on Friday December 10 at 7:30 in the Cosby Theater. All seats are $5.00. The 125-member Titan Band, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will be featured in this concert. The show should run about one hour and a reception will follow in the school commons.
The Award Winning Clover Hill High School “Marching Cavaliers” announce their Annual Winter Band Concert
This fall, The Clover Hill High School “Marching Cavaliers”, a Commonwealth of Virginia Honor Band, competed in a marching band competition and the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association (VBODA) State Marching Band Assessment. At the Bluestone Baron [...]
Clover Hill High student Abby Badura is among 12 national finalists for High School Heisman
Clover Hill High student Abby Badura is one of 12 national finalists for the 2010 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. She is Chesterfield County’s first student ever to be named a national finalist in the High School Heisman Program.
Veterans Day activities in Chesterfield County schools.
Thursday, Nov. 11 Veterans program
Drama, chorus and orchestra students at Matoaca Middle will present a Veterans Day program. The west campus program will be at 8:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. The east campus presentation will start at 1:30 p.m.
Matoaca Elementary [...]
Recent successes in Chesterfield schools Award-winning singer (photo attached)
Meadowbrook High freshman Alexis Scott will audition Nov. 14 for “America’s Got Talent.” On Sept. 8, she performed “Ave Maria” and won first place at the Apollo Theater in New York City during the Stars of Tomorrow segment of “Amateur Night at the Apollo.”
The Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss employee discipline at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.
Members of the Chesterfield County School Board will meet with faith leaders at 8 a.m. Nov. [...]
Recent successes in Chesterfield schools Healthy lifestyles grant (photo attached)
Hopkins Elementary is one of just 22 PTAs across the country to win a healthy lifestyles grant from the National PTA. The $1,000 grant provided resources for a family fitness night and aided healthy eating efforts. The National PTA began the grants program to promote [...]
Beulah Elementary School wins national Title I honor
Beulah Elementary School has been selected as a National Title I Distinguished School for sustained achievement. Academic success at Beulah Elementary, which is fully accredited and achieved AYP, is demonstrated through SOL test scores. Here are Beulah’s SOL pass rates:
grades 3-5 English [...]
STUDENT ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF A WEAPON
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police arrested a James River High School student today who was in possession of a firearm while on school property. Police determined the 18-year-old student had brought an unloaded pistol to school, which was later discovered by a teacher.
The Chesterfield County School Board and Board of Supervisors will meet with the county’s legislative delegation 3-5 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public Safety Way.
The Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Instruction Division Center, 600 [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will meet Oct. 26 at the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road, with high school students participating in Model County Government Day. At 5:30 p.m., board members and students will have dinner, then at 6:30 p.m. there will be technology demonstrations and small-group discussions about technology in classrooms.
Future of Education forums start on Oct. 20
What does the future hold for Chesterfield County Public Schools? A series of forums featuring dynamic speakers will offer information, pose questions and seek answers. Invited to attend these forums on the future are community members, business leaders, parents, teachers, students and school administrators.
Taking place 7-9 [...]
The Liaison Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 8 a.m. Oct. 11 at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.
The Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code [...]