School Board adopts new vision and mission
The Chesterfield County School Board adopted new vision and mission statements on May 24. These words now guide the school system:
vision — Chesterfield County Public Schools will provide an engaging and relevant education that prepares every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world. mission [...]
What Parents Want Award
For the 19th time, Chesterfield County Public Schools has been recognized as having what parents want in a school system. Just 16 percent of the country’s 15,571 public school systems won a 2011 What Parents Want Award from SchoolMatch.
Only Virginian selected (photo accompanies this release)
Chris Conley, a senior [...]
TEENS CHARGED IN COUNTERFEIT MONEY CASE
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA
Chesterfield County Police have charged two teens at Thomas Dale High School in relation to a case involving the manufacture and use of counterfeit money.
On May 18, police received information that a student may have used a counterfeit bill to make a purchase in [...]
AMENDED CHARGES FOR TEENS INVOLVED IN ASSAULT
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA
Chesterfield County Police charged two teens at Thomas Dale High School with assault last week following an investigation into an alleged bias-motivated incident. Upon further consultation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, the simple assault charges have been amended to bias-motivated assault, which carries a [...]
Two free bike rodeos are planned for May 21
Chesterfield County Public Schools invites the community to two bike rodeos 9-11 a.m. on May 21. One bike rodeo will take place at Hopkins Elementary, 6000 Hopkins Road, and the other will be at Crestwood Elementary, 7600 Whittington Drive. There is no charge for participating in [...]
Free summer camp offers middle school girls experience with engineering, math and science
Girls who will enter seventh or eighth grade in Chesterfield County Public Schools this fall may apply to attend Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science. GEMS is a free summer camp offering hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering and math. Participants will [...]
May 17 community meeting
Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 17 at Spring Run Elementary, 13901 Spring Run Road. The meeting is an opportunity for citizens to speak about a proposed redistricting plan for Cosby High School. Cosby is the most crowded high school in [...]
Chesterfield Public Education Foundation announces the 2011 Bravo! Award Recipients
May 10, 2011 (Chesterfield, Va.) – The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011 class of Bravo! Award recipients. The Bravo! Awards will honor its third class of outstanding Chesterfield County Public School alumni on Thursday, November 10, 2011, at a [...]
Manchester High School Lancer Band to present its 60th Annual Concert May 25, 2011
MIDLOTHIAN, Va.- The Manchester High School Lancer Band will present its 60th Annual Concert on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 7:00PM in the auditorium of Manchester High School, 12601 Bailey Bridge Road, Midlothian, VA 23112.
The Manchester High School [...]
Chesterfield teacher wins presidential award
Grange Hall Elementary math teacher Vickie Hugate is the only Virginia teacher to win a prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching this year. President Barack Obama named 85 math and science teachers from across the country as award recipients.
“Every day Vickie Hugate encourages her students [...]
On May 10, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a 6:30 p.m. public engagement session in the Chesterfield Room at the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road. Community members are invited to join the School Board to learn about recommendations from innovation teams that are working to update the school system’s mission, vision [...]