Chesterfield Goes to College Week will culminate with the annual college fairs, which will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 30 at Manchester High and 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Thomas Dale High.
Midlothian Middle will celebrate Edgar Allan Poe with Poe-Fest 10 a.m.-noon in the [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Topics will include the special education annual plan and reorganizing the instructional department. At 6 p.m., the board will have dinner.
Also on Nov. 1, the School [...]
Support for older adults raising school-age children
Relative Connections is open to older adults who are raising school-age children in Chesterfield County. Grandparents and other older adults raising school-age children are invited to attend gatherings to make connections and learn helpful information. Meetings are free. Register by calling the Senior Advocate at 768-7878.
These Relative [...]
About 75 high school students participated in Model County Government this year, spending time shadowing Chesterfield school and county government representatives.
Model County Government kicked off last night, when the students gathered with the School Board for dinner and discussion. During our discussion of social media and dress codes, students worked cooperatively, offered insightful [...]
One-time, 2 percent payment to be distributed Nov. 22
Serving students with a high-quality, knowledgeable workforce remains a guiding principle for us. Widely recognized for its innovation and excellence, our school division is a leader in public education in large part because of talented employees.
As a result, I recommended and the School Board [...]
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Bon Air Elementary will host a book fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each weekday and 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 25.
Contact: Jeanie Graham, 560-2700
Manchester Middle seventh-grade students will get hands-on experience with the Chesapeake Bay watershed during field trips aboard a boat.
Contact: Eric Koontz, 674-1385
About 75 students from Chesterfield’s 11 high schools will participate in Model County Government this year, spending time shadowing school and county government representatives Oct. 25-26. On Oct. 25 in the Chesterfield Room of the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road, the Chesterfield County School Board will meet with Model County Government students: There will be [...]
Swift Creek Middle’s fall book fair will be held in the library 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on school days.
Bellwood Elementary will hold a book fair 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on school days in the library. The book fair will be open 6:30-8:30 Oct. 18 for [...]
Can you believe that it has been more than a month since Labor Day? The challenges we faced before the start of the school year — restoring Robious Middle after an arson; an earthquake that gave us a new appreciation for solid footing; and a hurricane that left some schools without power as close as 72 hours before students returned — seem like a distant memory to me.
Book fair Swift Creek Middle’s fall book fair will be held in the library 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on school days.
Safe driving Parents and teens are encouraged to attend a safe driving program called Come Home Alive 7-9 p.m. at James River High. The free program includes information about [...]
At 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Holiday Inn Koger South Conference Center, located off Midlothian Turnpike at 1021 Koger Center Blvd., the Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss an employee performance matter and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia [...]
Chesterfield County Public Schools will honor Teachers of the Year from 63 schools 6-9 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Holiday Inn Koger South Conference Center. The annual celebration is sponsored by the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation.
Each spring, every Chesterfield County school selects a Teacher of the Year for the next school year. Chesterfield County [...]
Marching band exhibition
Experience the drums, horns, dance teams and precision moves of every high school marching band in Chesterfield County. The annual marching band exhibition will start at 6:30 p.m. at Monacan High. Admission is free. Rain date is Oct. 10.
Contact: Jenny Ryan, 378-2480
The Richmond Ballet will perform [...]