Monthly Archives: February 2016

News Tips – Feb. 29, 2016

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Preschoolers at Midlothian High Midlothian High service learning students will host preschoolers and their parents for Read Across America Day. The March 2 event, which starts at 10:45 a.m. and lasts until noon in the school library, will include storytelling, crafts and refreshments. For more information, email Jennifer_Berardo@ccpsnet.net.   Project-based learning Third-graders at Bettie Weaver …Read More


Meeting notices 2-25-2016

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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 at 1 p.m. Feb. 26 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board …Read More


Schools to Watch honors two schools

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Midlothian Middle and Tomahawk Creek Middle recently learned that they are the first Chesterfield County schools to be named national Schools to Watch. The goal of the Schools to Watch program is to identify and recognize outstanding middle schools. The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform, which oversees the program, says that Schools to Watch …Read More


Chesterfield students to demonstrate STEAM skills

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Elementary students from Chesterfield County Public Schools will demonstrate enthusiastic problem-solving and teamwork during STEAMmania 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 19 at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St. in Richmond. STEAM (which stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math) has exploded across Chesterfield County Public Schools, causing the annual STEAM fair to …Read More


News Tips – Feb. 22, 2016

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100th day of school For the 100th day of school on Feb. 24, Spring Run Elementary kindergartners will read 100-day books and perform related hands-on activities in math. Students will bring in a baggie of 100 items from home, which they will count, weigh and sort. For more information, call 639-6352. Preschoolers at Midlothian High …Read More


Meeting notice 2-8-2016

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(3) of the Code of Virginia to discuss the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(7) of the Code of Virginia to consult with legal counsel about specific legal matters, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the superintendent’s …Read More


Kindergarten registration day is April 14

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Throughout central Virginia, April 14 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 14, so …Read More


Dates are set for applying for prekindergarten

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At 19 schools, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. Children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 30 and who are zoned for a school that offers prekindergarten can apply. There are no exceptions to age and residency …Read More


Students honored for achievements in art and writing

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Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year in regional competition, Chesterfield County student achieved a total of 110 Gold Keys, 196 Silver Keys and 298 honorable mentions. Because there is not a central Virginia competition, Chesterfield students compete in …Read More


News Tips – Feb. 16, 2016

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International Night Cosby High is holding an International Night 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 18. Open to the public, the event starts with dinner in the commons area at 5:30 p.m.; several local restaurants will offer inexpensive meals. There will be multiple performances and exhibits, including an Avenues of Countries area featuring culture, language, religion and ethnicity …Read More


Meeting updates 2-10-2016

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The starting time of this previously announced meeting has changed: The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a budget work session at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a Black History Month breakfast 8-10 a.m. Feb. 19 …Read More


News Tips – Feb. 8, 2016

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Motorcycle will rev up reading event Curtis Elementary students, parents, teachers and staff members will read “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” by Beverly Cleary. During three assemblies to kick off this Reading Month activity, Denise Cordova will ride up on a motorcycle, talk with students about her motorcycle, then give a copy of the book …Read More


Meeting notices 2-4-2016

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(7) of the Code of Virginia to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a …Read More


Robious Middle seventh-grader is county’s top speller

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This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Grace, a seventh-grader at Robious Middle. She won the countywide spelling bee on Feb. 2. The spelling bee runner-up is Madison, an eighth-grader at Bailey Bridge Middle. The spelling bee lasted 11 rounds, with only Grace and Madison left standing at the start of round …Read More


Recruiting teachers in critical needs areas

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Chesterfield County Public Schools, the largest school division in central Virginia, is searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for preparing students for success. For the 2016-17 school year, Chesterfield County Public Schools anticipates several openings in critical needs areas. Highly qualified candidates seeking employment as teachers of secondary mathematics, secondary …Read More


Meeting notices 2-1-2016

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4 p.m. Feb. 2 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a budget work session at 6 p.m. Feb. …Read More