Yearly Archives: 2014

Meeting notices 2-12-14

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The Liaison Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, has canceled its previously announced Feb. 21 meeting. Instead, the Liaison Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Budget and Audit …Read More


Meeting notice 2-11-14

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board will attend a Reflections awards program 2-4 p.m. Feb. 15 at James River High, 3700 James River Road. The Chesterfield County Council of PTAs is holding the program to honor students from throughout the county who won first place in the Reflections art program.


Now is the time to apply for prekindergarten

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Prekindergarten applications are now being taken for the 2014-15 school year.


Volunteering in Chesterfield County Public Schools

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Your Schools. My Schools. Our Schools. In Focus: Volunteering


Student artists help Noah’s Children pediatric hospice

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Students from a dozen Chesterfield County schools created art to help raise money for Noah’s Children, central Virginia’s pediatric palliative care and hospice program. Their art can be viewed online at secure.maestroweb.com/List.aspx?OrgID=1233&ItemCategory=Children’s+Art&Selection=0. The art is also on display through Feb. 9 at the Chesterfield location of the Children’s Museum of Richmond, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive …Read More


Online registration for Table Talk opens Feb. 12

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Online registration for the next Table Talk: Meals With Meaning opens at 7 a.m. Feb. 12 at tabletalk.mychesterfieldschools.com. This is the third time Chesterfield County Public Schools has presented Table Talk, a free program that offers families the strategies needed to thrive in a hectic world. Sponsored by Haley Auto, every Table Talk includes a …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools adjusts calendar to make up instructional time

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Because students have missed almost seven days of instruction due to bad weather, Chesterfield County Public Schools is eliminating a holiday and
two early-release days.


Students honored for creations in art and writing

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This year, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.


Midlothian Middle student wins county spelling bee

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This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Callie Krumwiede, a seventh-grader at Midlothian Middle.


School Board adopts 2014-15 calendar

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The Chesterfield County School Board recently approved the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available online at mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/calendars/. Here are highlights: Classes begin Sept. 2, the first Tuesday after Labor Day, and end June 12. Nov. 4 is a parent-teacher conference day. Thanksgiving break is Nov. …Read More


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