New contract for superintendent

School Board to vote on new contract for superintendent

The Chesterfield County School Board will vote tonight on a new contract for Superintendent Marcus J. Newsome. The four-year agreement would take effect July 1, 2011, and run through June 30, 2015, replacing the current contract scheduled to expire in 2012.

“During his nearly five years [...]

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Chesterfield bus driver named Virginia’s best

For the second year in a row, Leslie Alderman is Virginia’s best school bus driver! She won the conventional school bus category in the statewide road-e-o June 23 and will represent Virginia and Chesterfield County Public Schools during national competition July 16-17 in Baltimore.

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School Board meeting notice June 28

Meeting notices

The Chesterfield County School Board will meet June 28:

The board will hold a work session at 4 p.m. in the School Board conference room at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, to review policies and discuss online education. At 6 p.m., the board will have dinner. The board will hold a [...]

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Class of 2011

A week ago, the class of 2011 graduated from Chesterfield County Public Schools. Each of our 4,300 graduates has a special story. Here are just a few:

“From homelessness to high school graduation” was the headline about one of our students, whose determination to get an education is inspiring. Click here to get to know [...]

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Chesterfield administrator selected as Virginia’s top principal

Linda C. Wood selected as Virginia’s 2011 National Distinguished Principal

CHESTER, VIRGINIA – June 14, 2011—Linda C. Wood, principal of Harrowgate Elementary in Chester, VA was selected as Virginia’s 2011 National Distinguished Principal. The 2011 celebration marks the 28th year that the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) has presented this prestigious award.  The [...]

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Chesterfield names 2012 Teacher of the Year

Chesterfield names 2012 Teacher of the Year

Ann Zyglocke is the 2012 Teacher of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools. With 24 years of experience, she teaches third-grade students in the Center Based Gifted program at Winterpock Elementary School. Her award was announced today during a surprise visit to Winterpock Elementary by School Board [...]

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Success stories June 10

Perfect attendance from kindergarten through graduation

This year, Chesterfield County Public Schools is graduating three students who never missed a day of school from kindergarten through high school graduation:

Tyler Coleman, Matoaca High Philip Akinrinmade, Meadowbrook High Amber Evans, Monacan High

 

High schools ranked

Seven Chesterfield County schools are included this year in the [...]

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Success stories June 8

Award-winning bus drivers (photo accompanies this release)

photo IDs — (back row, left to right) Student Transportation Director Dennis Lewis with bus drivers Ruth Harrup (third place conventional), Leslie Alderman (second place conventional), Marion Trent (second place transit) and Susan Brooks (holding a plaque listing previous Director’s Cup winners); (front row, left to right) Jessica [...]

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School board meeting notice June 14

Meeting notice

The Chesterfield County School Board will meet June 14 at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road:

The board will meet in closed session at 3 p.m. in the superintendent’s conference room to discuss student discipline under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia. The board will hold a work session at 4 [...]

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State Superintendent approves 13 virtual-school programs

State Superintendent Approves 13 Virtual-School Programs Online Schools May Offer Instruction to Students in Multiple School Divisions

 

Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia I. Wright has approved 13 virtual-school programs to provide instruction to students in multiple school divisions as part of Governor Bob McDonnell’s effort to expand access to online learning while ensuring quality [...]

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Chesterfield graduations scheduled

Chesterfield graduations scheduled June 8-11

More than 4,200 Chesterfield County students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 8-11 at VCU’s Siegel Center.

Tickets are required to attend graduation, but the ceremonies will be shown live on Comcast Channel 96. Also, each graduation will be re-broadcast exactly two weeks later on Comcast [...]

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School board meeting notice June 6

Meeting notice

The Chesterfield County School Board will meet 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6 at Virginia State University in the L. Douglas Wilder Building on Mathews-Jefferson Drive. Topics of the retreat include governance, decision making and accountability.

 

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