Monthly Archives: January 2014

Adoption of school board regulation 4040-R

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PERTINENT INFORMATION: Several years ago, Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) conducted an extensive curriculum management audit of the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS). PDK’s principle governance recommendation was to revise the School Board’s policies – particularly, but not only, those policies relating to curriculum and instruction. At the direction of the School Board and Superintendent, a …Read More


FY 2015 budget proposal encourages reinvestment in Chesterfield County Public Schools

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Superintendent Marcus Newsome presented his FY 2015 budget proposal tonight during the Chesterfield County School Board meeting. Calling the proposal “a springboard toward reinvesting in education in Chesterfield County,” Dr. Newsome said it is time to start restoring what the recession took away from public education in Chesterfield County: “For the past five years, we …Read More


Meeting notices 1-27-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee will meet 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 30 in the …Read More


2014 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence

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Nominate an outstanding teacher in your school for an R.E.B. Award of up to $12,000. Teachers from Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Richmond City public schools and the Department of Juvenile Justice, Division of Education (in the metro Richmond area) are eligible. The R.E.B. awards are designed to identify, recognize, and support teaching excellence in the metropolitan …Read More


Meeting notices 1-15-14

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may meet with faith community leaders during an 8-9:30 a.m. breakfast on Jan. 22 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a retreat 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Castleberry Room of the Highlands, 8136 Highland …Read More


Celebrating two statewide awards

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Librarian of the Year Photo shows Virginia’s Librarian of the Year Jeanie Graham (left) being congratulated by Lori Donovan, instructional specialist for library services for Chesterfield County Public Schools. Jeanie Graham, librarian at Bon Air Elementary who has worked in Chesterfield County Public Schools for 21 years, was named Virginia’s Librarian of the Year by …Read More


School Board elects leaders and sets meeting dates

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Last night during its first meeting of 2014, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of the year. Dianne Smith, who represents the Clover Hill District, will serve as chair for 2014. Carrie Coyner, who represents the Bermuda District, will serve as vice chair. The …Read More


Elizabeth Scott Elementary wins national Title I honor

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Only 100 U.S. schools selected as National Title I Distinguished Schools


Meeting notice 1-7-14

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


Meeting notices 12-20-13

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a regional pinning ceremony at 5 p.m. Jan. 9 at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave. The ceremony honors teachers who have achieved National Board certification. This year, 11 additional Chesterfield teachers achieved National Board certification and one …Read More