Monthly Archives: March 2016

Testing is Table Talk’s timely topic for April

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Helping your child prepare for tests is April’s topic for Table Talk: Meals With Meaning. Whether you have a third-grader taking SOLs or a high schooler taking the SAT or a student somewhere in between, parents will learn strategies to help children succeed by attending one of these Table Talk sessions: 6-8 p.m. April 12 …Read More


Become good at listening

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Today’s #TableTalk tip from the Parent-Teacher Resource Center: Release any judgment or negativity you might show toward youth. If you want to be heard, you must first become good at listening. The best alternative to punishing your child is to problem-solve with them.


Public hearing on the district’s compliance measures

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold a public hearing on the district’s compliance measures in relation to the Children’s Internet Protection Act on April 26, 2016 in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Ironbridge Road at 6:30 p.m.


Family mealtime

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Here’s today’s #TableTalk tip from the Parent-Teacher Resource Center of Chesterfield County Public Schools: Whenever possible, build family mealtime into your routine. Breaking bread with family and friends fosters fellowship. Family dinners are a great time to connect and discuss school life and activities.


Meeting notices 3-25-2016

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a PSAT recognition dinner at 6 p.m. April 5 in the Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center of the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will …Read More


Don’t miss it! Food Fair registration starts at 7 p.m. April 4. Tickets for this free event always disappear quickly.

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All tickets were claimed within the first two hours of being available. Sometimes people return their tickets, so if you want one, please check here to see if any have become available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-fair-2016-for-chesterfield-county-public-schools-tickets-23062040183. Online registration for the wildly popular Food Fair of Chesterfield County Public Schools opens at 7 p.m. April 4. Tickets have been …Read More


Chesterfield selects Dr. James F. Lane as superintendent

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The Chesterfield County School Board announced today its unanimous selection of Goochland County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James F. Lane, a former Chesterfield County school administrator, as the next superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Lane’s appointment, which is scheduled to be voted on tonight by the School Board, is effective July 1. Superintendent in …Read More


Happily ever after

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Here’s today’s #TableTalk tip from the Parent-Teacher Resource Center of Chesterfield County Public Schools: “They lived happily ever after” can seem like something that exists only in fairy tales. But having a happy family is not make believe. The key to a happy family centers on our ability to enjoy one another. Make time with …Read More


Middle and high school students blast into STEAM

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Middle and high school students from Chesterfield County Public Schools will demonstrate enthusiastic problem-solving and teamwork during the annual STEAM Expo 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. The event is free and open to the public. STEAM (which stands for science, technology, engineering, art …Read More


Enabling the future

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Using project-based learning, blended learning and service learning, Chesterfield County Public Schools is preparing 59,000+ students to thrive in a rapidly changing world. This video illustrates how those three instructional strategies come together at Tomahawk Creek Middle School.


News Tips – March 14, 2016

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Computers for families At the Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse 5:30-7 p.m. March 16, about 40 preselected families will be given computers that have been refurbished by students participating in the Virginia STAR program. Six Chesterfield County schools are part of this statewide program that teaches students to refurbish surplus computer hardware, then donates …Read More


Meeting notices 3-14-2016

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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 12:30 p.m. March 16 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Liaison Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board …Read More


Meeting notices 3-9-2016

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The Chesterfield County School Board announced during its March 8 business meeting that, as allowed under Section 2.2-3712(B) of the Code of Virginia, the School Board will hold closed meetings between March 9 and March 23 to interview candidates for the position of superintendent.


Meeting notices 3-2-2016

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Details about previously announced School Board meetings on March 8 have changed. Here are the updates: 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 3:45 p.m. March 8 in conference room A225 of the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, …Read More


Matoaca Elementary named Title I Distinguished School

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For raising the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students, the Virginia Board of Education recently selected Matoaca Elementary as a Title I Distinguished School. A total of 46 schools in Virginia were recognized earlier this year as Title I Distinguished Schools for meeting all state and federal accountability requirements for two consecutive years and for …Read More