Advisory committees set meetings for coming year

Advisory committees for Chesterfield County Public Schools focus on specific topics in education and hold meetings that are open to the public. Here are their schedules for the 2012-2013 school year:

The School Health Advisory Board will meet 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 10, Nov. 12, Jan. 14, March 11 and May 13 at the School [...]

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Approved Policies

The policies that follow will become effective immediately upon School Board adoption:

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Meeting Notice

The Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. June 26 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, under Section 2.2-3711(A)(7) of the Code of Virginia to consult with legal counsel to discuss a contract.

This is in addition to a previously announced business meeting [...]

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Wells Fargo Cup for Athletics Winners Announced

 Cosby, Blacksburg and George Mason win

Wells Fargo Cup for Athletics

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA —Cosby, Blacksburg and George Mason claim the top spots in VHSL athletic competition for the 2011-12 school year, winning the coveted Wells Fargo Cup for Group AAA, AA and A.  In Group AAA, Cosby won its first Cup title, while Blacksburg won [...]

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Proposed Policies 6-26-12

CCPS MEMORANDUM #55 (2012) June 26, 2012

TO: SCHOOL BOARD

FROM: DR. MARCUS J. NEWSOME SUPERINTENDENT

SUBJECT: ADOPTION OF PROPOSED SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES AND REGULATIONS AS REVISED

PERTINENT INFORMATION:

During its 2012 regular session, the General Assembly enacted legislation that necessitated the modification of current School Board policies and/or the adoption of new policies. As [...]

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Recent successes in Chesterfield schools

Perfect GED score

Damien Hollon achieved a perfect score of 4,000 on the GED® test. His was one of just two perfect scores among the 21,237 GED tests given in Virginia in 2011. By passing the test, Hollon earned his GED certificate, which is equivalent to a high school diploma.

Now 24, Hollon dropped out [...]

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Memorandum For Reporters

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors/School Board Liaison Committee will conduct a meeting on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road, Chesterfield.

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Change in meeting notice

A previously announced closed meeting of the Chesterfield County School Board on June 18 will now start 30 minutes later and will focus on a different topic:

At 4:30 p.m. June 18 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, the Chesterfield County School Board will meet in closed session [...]

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Lost class ring finds its way home to Thomas Dale grad

Ed Bittner was not looking for jewelry at his favorite junkyard last Friday.

Katie Jaschen Metzinger believed her high school ring was gone for good, lost years ago in the sand of Virginia Beach.

What is it they say about expecting the unexpected?

While browsing at the Virginia Beach Pick-n-Pull auto parts lot, Ed Bittner [...]

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Congratulations to the Class of 2012

Congratulations to the 4,500+ members of the graduating class of 2012.

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Chesterfield is first to offer GED® tests on computer

Later this month, Chesterfield County Public Schools will begin offering GED® tests on computers. This shift from paper tests is a pilot program in Virginia, offered only in Chesterfield County Public Schools and Augusta County Public Schools. Registration for GED tests via computer will begin June 18; the first computer tests will be given June [...]

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Chesterfield graduations

Chesterfield graduations scheduled June 6-11

About 4,500 Chesterfield students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 6-11 at VCU’s Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. This will be the last graduation for Midlothian High Principal Christine Wilson, who is retiring, and the first for two who are finishing their first year as [...]

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