Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sarah Fraher wins educational leadership award

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Sarah Fraher, principal of Manchester Middle School, is the recipient of the 2015 R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership. Bon Air Elementary Principal Bruce Tetlow is this year’s runner-up. In addition to Sarah Fraher and Bruce Tetlow, these Chesterfield County principals were nominated: Laura Hebert of Bird High Calvin Frye of Swift Creek Middle Don …Read More


Learn about plans to revitalize Providence Middle area

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The Chesterfield County School Board and Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors invite community members to a meeting to learn more about revitalization plans centered around Providence Middle School. The community revitalization meeting will take place March 31 at Providence Middle School, 900 Starlight Lane. A free dinner will be provided at 6 p.m. for the …Read More


School starting times to be discussed March 27

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Updated March 24, 2015 The Chesterfield County School Board will continue discussing potential changes to school starting times during its quarterly work session at 10 a.m. March 27 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Having looked at a number of options, the board will receive information about these two …Read More


Chesterfield County is expanding prekindergarten

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is expanding prekindergarten by 144 students and plans to enroll a total of 569 prekindergartners for the 2015-16 school year. Applications for prekindergarten are now being accepted; here are details: Prekindergarten 2015 Prekindergarten 2015 en Español Chesterfield County Public Schools offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots to provide school-readiness skills …Read More


Chesterfield schools earn Active RVA certification

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When Sports Backers announced which central Virginia schools earned Active RVA certification this year, Chesterfield County Public Schools had more sites on the list than any other local school system: 28. These 28 schools were honored for implementing innovative programs to promote physical activity and for serving as wellness role models for the community. In …Read More


Schools thank business and community partners

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Chesterfield County Public Schools celebrated about 200 business and community partners during a March 13 luncheon. Sponsored by the Virginia Credit Union, the event featured as keynote speaker Jessica Childress, a 2003 graduate of Midlothian High who is now a lawyer and children’s book author. These three partners received special recognition: MEGA Mentors for supporting …Read More


Meeting notice 3-16-15

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The Capital Construction Goals and Accountability Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1 p.m. March 16 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.


At Food Fair, Chesterfield County Public Schools families help decide what is served in cafeterias

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The Chesterfield County Public Schools Food Fair is SOLD OUT. Yum? Yuck? You decide at the Food Fair! Chesterfield County Public Schools invites students and parents to taste food being considered for school lunches and breakfasts. Feedback will help shape next year’s menus. The school system has scheduled its second annual tasting fair for March …Read More


STEAM explodes across Chesterfield schools

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Community is welcome to attend free events showcasing student skills STEAM has exploded across Chesterfield County Public Schools, causing the annual STEAM fair to split into two events: a March 21 STEAM Expo for middle and high schools and a May 9 STEAMmania for elementary schools. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math, …Read More


Event focuses on resources for students with disabilities

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Middle and high school students with disabilities — and their parents and teachers — can gather information, ask questions and make connections during a Transition Resource Fair organized by Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free event is scheduled 4:30-7 p.m. April 1 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Here …Read More


#SelmaforStudents

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Dear Students, Parents, Teachers and Administrators: In an unprecedented effort, organizations across America are underwriting free admission to the Academy Award-nominated film Selma for students across the country. #SelmaforStudents is designed to expose students to the history associated with the civil rights challenges of the past so that Americans can build a stronger future. Started …Read More


Tdap Clinics

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State law requires that all sixth-grade students have a Tdap shot. Rising sixth-grade students will not be allowed to attend middle school next year if they have not received a booster dose of Tdap vaccine, a vaccination that helps prevent tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. The Chesterfield County Health Department will be providing Tdap vaccinations to …Read More


Kindergarten registration day is April 16

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Throughout central Virginia, April 16 is the date to register children for kindergarten. Kindergarten is a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield County elementary school. A child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30 to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners 9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 16, so …Read More


Meeting notices 3-2-2015

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road, at 3 p.m. March 5 and at 2 p.m. March 11. The Chesterfield County School Board will host the …Read More