Monthly Archives: May 2016

Meeting notice 5-26-2016

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Another topic has been added and the starting time and site of this previously announced meeting have changed: Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss the performance of a specific employee, under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(3) of the Code of Virginia …Read More


Successes in Chesterfield County schools

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Poster contest winner at Clover Hill Elementary Photo: Jessy Samy’s award-winning artwork reminds drivers to stop on red. Clover Hill Elementary fourth-grader Jessy Samy won a top award in the annual poster contest sponsored by the Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation. Jessy will receive her first-place award in the grades 3-5 division during a 12:30 …Read More


Clover Hill Elementary teacher is named Virginia’s Elementary PE Teacher of the Year

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Cindy Jones, who teaches physical education at Clover Hill Elementary, won the 2015-16 Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award from the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, which is a professional association of educators. Her teaching career began 29 years ago; she has been with Chesterfield County Public Schools for …Read More


Chesterfield County schools win Virginia Index of Performance awards

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education today honored 11 Chesterfield County schools with 2016 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement. Midlothian Middle was one of just eight schools across the state and the only school in central Virginia to earn the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence. To earn …Read More


Special Olympics Virginia honors Gates Elementary

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Each year, Special Olympics Virginia recognizes one school or school district in the state that has embraced the philosophy of a unified community and the Special Olympics mission and that has demonstrated a superior commitment to inclusion, acceptance, respect and dignity for all. This year’s honoree is Gates Elementary School. Here is how Val Reinford, …Read More


News Tips – May 23, 2016

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Performance Salem Church Middle will present a performing arts showcase 6-8:30 p.m. June 2 in the Heritage Amphitheater at Pocahontas State Park. More than 250 students will perform selections showcasing the school’s “Journey of Hope” project-based learning units and other spring pieces. The performance by drama, chorus, orchestra, guitar and band students is free to …Read More


Meeting notices 5-20-16

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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, the Chesterfield County School Board will convene in closed session at noon May 24, at noon May 25 and at 4 p.m. May 25 in the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of …Read More


School system honors 300+ retiring employees

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More than 300 employees are retiring from Chesterfield County Public Schools this school year. To honor their service, the school system hosted a May 19 retirement celebration at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull. The event was catered by Career and Technical Center students studying culinary arts and baking and was sponsored in part …Read More


Meeting notices 5-17-2016

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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 1:30 p.m. May 19 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.   Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend one of the Chesterfield …Read More


News Tips – May 16, 2016

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Faith leaders Members of the Chesterfield County School Board will gather with faith leaders at 8 a.m. May 18 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building. Topics will include student attendance and a farewell to Superintendent Marcus Newsome. For more information, call 748-1405.   Water balloons At Grange Hall Elementary, students will celebrate raising …Read More


Meeting notice 5-10-2016

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(7) of the Code of Virginia to consult with legal counsel about a specific legal matter, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at the end of its regularly scheduled May 10 business meeting. The closed meeting will take place in the conference room of the public meeting room, 10001 …Read More


News Tips – May, 9 2016

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Elementary school tennis Crestwood Elementary students have been participating in Tennis Is Academic after school. Their final session is 4-5 p.m. May 9. For more information, email PE teacher Henry_Castelvecchi@ccpsnet.net or call 560-2710.   Play Midlothian High will present “Chicago” at 7:30 p.m. May 12-14. Tickets cost $10. For more information, call 378-2440.   Matoaca …Read More


Meeting notice 5-5-2016

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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, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 3 p.m. May 10 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.


Congratulations, Teachers of the Year!

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Bearing balloons, flowers, cakes and the element of surprise during national Teacher Appreciation Week, Chesterfield County Public Schools leaders swooped into three schools today to name the school system’s top Teachers of the Year. Rachel Burgett is Chesterfield’s Teacher of the Year, as well as Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She teaches art …Read More


Meeting notices 5-4-2016

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session at 4 p.m. May 10 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The board will have dinner after the work session. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the public meeting room, …Read More


News Tips – May 2, 2016

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Mother’s Day tea Mothers of Spring Run Elementary kindergartners are invited to tea throughout the day on May 6 to celebrate Mother’s Day. For more information, call 639-6352.   Plant sale The Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Center school will hold its annual plant sale 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6 at 6819 Mimms Loop, which is next …Read More