Michael Benos wins Chesterfield spelling bee
Michael Benos, an eighth-grader at Robious Middle, won the countywide spelling bee on Jan. 24 by correctly spelling “garland.” The son of Pam and Bill Benos, Michael will represent Chesterfield County Public Schools in the regional spelling bee at 1 p.m. March 10 at the Library of Virginia. The [...]
Jan. 30 Student holiday Students are not in school. This is a teacher workday. Contact: 748-1405 Jan. 31 Coffee Reams Elementary will hold a parent coffee at 8 a.m. to discuss the world language program. Contact: 674-1370 Performance A section of the Richmond Symphony will perform for Matoaca Elementary students at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Leah [...]
Chesterfield County offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots in these 12 elementary schools to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need: Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Chalkley, Marguerite Christian, Davis, Ettrick, Falling Creek, Harrowgate, Hopkins, Providence and Reams Road.
Children who will be 4 by Sept. 30, who show an educational need and [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session on the proposed FY 2013 budget at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.
Before the budget work session, the Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 7 in the superintendent’s [...]
If you didn’t graduate from high school and are at least 18, now is the time to earn your GED. A GED certificate is equivalent to a high school diploma.
Ready to help you achieve your GED are 20 teachers, access to computer labs and day or night classes at eight sites throughout Chesterfield County: [...]
Jan. 16-23 Visit The MathScience Innovation Center will visit third- and fourth-grade students at Chalkley Elementary. Contact: 674-1300 Jan. 23 Visitor Dr. Roger Loria, a Holocaust survivor, will visit Marguerite Christian Elementary at 11 a.m. to talk with fifth-grade Center Based Gifted students. He will discuss what it was like to live in a refugee [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will conduct a business meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. During the business meeting, Superintendent Marcus Newsome will present his proposed financial plan for FY 2013. Also on Jan. 24, the School Board will meet for a work session on the [...]
Book fair Robious Middle will hold a book fair and readathon to support the READ Center of Richmond. On Jan. 12, the book fair will be open 6-8 p.m. and there will also be an ice cream social. Contact: 378-2510
Visit The MathScience Innovation Center of Richmond will visit third- and [...]
Highlights from the January Mentor Month news conference
Read the media release from the Greater Richmond Chamber. (PDF)
Communities In Schools
The mission of Communities In Schools (CIS) of Chesterfield is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Many children face challenges both inside [...]
Last night during its first meeting of 2012, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of the year.
Patricia Carpenter, who represents the Midlothian District, will serve as chair. David Wyman, who represents the Dale District, will serve as vice chair. The other School Board [...]
Registration Registration for Adult Continuing Education classes starts at 8:30 a.m. at door 3 of the Chesterfield Technical Center Contact: 768-6140
Meeting The School Health Advisory Board will meet 7-9 p.m. at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Contact: 594-1757
STEM During STEM Night, Matoaca Elementary students will enjoy a presentation from [...]
Chesterfield County Public Schools is launching a community newsletter to share information about the county’s 62 schools. The first newsletter will be emailed tomorrow to families, school partners and community members. To make sure you receive the newsletter, register your email address at mychesterfieldschools.com by clicking “Join our mailing list.”
Virginia today honored 17 Chesterfield schools with Virginia Index of Performance awards, with three of those schools winning the highest honor, the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence.
Chesterfield schools earning the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence are Grange Hall Elementary, Robious Elementary and Bettie Weaver Elementary. Statewide, 86 schools won this award. To qualify for [...]
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Student and staff safety is a top priority
Earlier this week, a first-grade student at Hopkins Elementary School died. Chesterfield County Public Schools is deeply saddened by the loss of this child and has reached out to her family. The school division is providing ongoing support for the students and [...]
The Chesterfield County School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. This is an organizational meeting for the new School Board. A chair and vice chair will be elected, committee appointments will be made, and meetings will be set for 2012. Earlier on Jan. 10, [...]
Schools open Chesterfield County Public Schools reopens after winter break. Contact: 748-1405
Concert The all-county high school symphonic band will perform at 5 p.m. at Clover Hill High. David McKee, director of Virginia Tech’s Marching Virginians, will be the guest conductor. Contact: 639-4940
Young authors Midlothian Middle’s Guild of Young [...]
Jan. 9 is the start of registration for workforce training and other classes offered for residents 18 and older by Adult Continuing Education. Details are included in the winter/spring program guide, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com and in county libraries.
Workforce classes can help residents prepare for jobs as heating, air conditioning and refrigeration [...]