On two Saturdays in December, the Chesterfield County School Board will visit nine schools as part of the capital improvement plan development process. Here is the schedule:
At 8 a.m. Dec. 1, School Board members will meet at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, then go to these schools:
8:15-9:05 a.m. at Beulah Elementary, [...]
Jamestown representatives will present information about Powhatan Indians to Matoaca Elementary second-graders. Students will handle and analyze clothing, bone tools, pottery and other reproduction artifacts.
Contact: Lisa Witt, 590-3100
Alberta Smith Elementary families will eat at Chick-fil-A.
Alberta Smith Elementary students and staff [...]
Come Home Alive
Parents of teen drivers and their children are invited to a safe driving program called Come Home Alive at 7 p.m. at Clover Hill High. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, the free program includes information about distracted driving, coaching tips for parents, an overview of the [...]
Mount Kilimanjaro, the Great Barrier Reef, Europe and Hawaii are the destinations for R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence recipients from Chesterfield County Public Schools.
The Chesterfield County School Board last night unanimously adopted the Design for Excellence 2020 strategic plan, affirming that Chesterfield County Public Schools has a vision for the future that extends beyond shading in the correct bubble on a test. The school system is focused on equipping students with the skills necessary for success in life.
Bensley Elementary is holding a food drive for the Christmas Mother.
National French Week
This is National French Week.
Congressman Eric Cantor will honor local veterans and announce the 2012 Congressional Veteran Commendation recipients during a 1 p.m. ceremony [...]
Dr. Adam Seldow, executive director of technology for Chesterfield County Public Schools, won the Virginia Department of Education’s 2012 State Educational Technology Leadership Award and the Region 1 Educational Technology Leadership Award.
The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate leadership by assisting school divisions in education technology planning and implementation. Division superintendents in each [...]
SAT guru John Swann will visit Chesterfield County Public Schools three times this school year to help students achieve higher scores on the SAT reasoning test. Students are welcome to register for any of these free and popular sessions, which run 9 a.m.-1 p.m.:
Nov. 17 at Monacan High School, 11501 Smoketree Drive Jan. 19 [...]
Two resource fairs will help struggling students find alternative ways to complete high school
Oct. 29-Nov. 5
A book fair will be held 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in the library of the Thomas Dale High ninth-grade campus. The fair will be open until 7 p.m. Nov. 5 during parent-teacher conferences.
Contact: Shelley Armstrong, 768-6145, ext. 221
Oct. 29-Nov. 7
Matoaca Middle’s east campus is holding [...]
Superior marching bands, National award and International achievement
Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the annual conference of the Virginia School Boards Association Nov. 14-16 at the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center, 310 S. England St. in Williamsburg.
Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Bravo! Awards event honoring outstanding alumni of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Sponsored by [...]
As a community service project, Woolridge Elementary is collecting old athletic shoes to help National Geographic Kids set a Guinness World Record for the longest chain of shoes, which will then be recycled into athletic surfaces.
Oct. 24-Nov. 31
Clover Hill High students and staff will [...]