Monthly Archives: April 2016

Meeting notices 4-29-2016

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss employee discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4 p.m. May 3 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of …Read More


School division reacts to audits and continues reorganization of operational departments

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Chesterfield County Public Schools leaders continue to react to a series of internal audits that resulted in findings about operational performance and best practices, announcing yesterday further reorganization of the school division’s operational departments. As part of a response to an internal construction audit last year, the superintendent directed that a construction management plan be …Read More


Providence Middle meeting set for 6:30 p.m. April 28

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A community meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 28 in the auditorium of Providence Middle School, 900 Starlight Lane, to provide updates about revitalization planned as part of the 2013 bond referendum. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board will attend. Here is information to be discussed in the meeting: Chesterfield County Public Schools …Read More


Meet Chesterfield County’s Students of the Year

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An amazing kid with a positive attitude. Creative thinker. Goes above and beyond in everything. A smile that brightens everyone’s day. Great team player. Hard working. Outstanding citizen, tremendous student-athlete, highly involved in school community. Great leadership qualities. Those are descriptions of students selected as 2016 Students of the Year. Each year, Chesterfield County Public …Read More


News Tips – April 18, 2016

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Solar panel donation and installation During the morning of April 19, Off Grid by Design is donating and installing a 1 kilowatt solar panel system at Falling Creek Middle. The solar panel will be installed along the bus loop, just behind the school’s garden. It will offer hands-on learning about the green power industry. The …Read More


Encourage your children

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Today’s #TableTalk tip from the Parent-Teacher Resource Center: Writing a note should never be taken lightly. Encourage your children to write thank you notes or simply a note to indicate they are thinking of another. Letter, cards and friendly notes are ways for young people to express their creativity. Never have your child write as …Read More


News Tips – April 11, 2016

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Creativity at Work Day Ecoff Elementary will hold Creativity at Work Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 11. Art teacher Katie Ford has scheduled local artists to speak about their creative careers and give demonstrations. Students will hear from a photographer, jewelry designer, weaver, ceramicist, sculptor, graphic design artist and a gallery owner/collage maker. For more …Read More


Meeting notice updates 4-11-2016

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Details about two closed meetings previously announced for April 15 have changed. Here is the up-to-date information: Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss the performance of a specific employee, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 7:30 a.m. April 15 in the superintendent’s conference room of the …Read More


Student creativity takes center stage at Fine Arts Festival

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Chesterfield County community is welcome at free event April 16-17 The Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools will take place 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 16 and noon-4:30 p.m. April 17 at Thomas Dale High, 3626 W. Hundred Road, home of the Visual and Performing Arts Specialty Center. The Fine Arts Festival is free …Read More


Tdap booster immunization

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Virginia law requires that all students entering sixth-grade have a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) booster immunization prior to entry into school. Additionally, all new students enrolling into grades seven, eight, and nine must also have a Tdap booster dose. Parents of current fifth-graders should review their children’s immunization records to determine if the student needs to get …Read More


Chesterfield County parents can get bus info via Twitter

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Chesterfield County parents can now get information via Twitter if school buses are delayed. The school system’s five area offices for transportation started tweeting today, the first day after spring break. Each area transportation office plans to tweet as soon as possible if a bus is running late by 15 minutes or more either picking …Read More