Monthly Archives: August 2016

Students may be eligible for free or reduced-price meals

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Chesterfield County Public Schools provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches in every school. Based on household size and income, students may qualify for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. The online application for free or reduced-price school meals is available here: http://mychesterfieldschools.com/food-and-nutrition-services/. Printed copies of the application are …Read More


Bolling to Lead CodeRVA; Brings Wealth of Knowledge to Regional High School

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** This news release is being sent out by Chesterfield County Public Schools on behalf of CodeRVA, a regional high school with 13 partnering school divisions. ** RICHMOND – Michael F. Bolling, a veteran educator with regional and state leadership experience, has been named the executive director of CodeRVA. Bolling is currently the director of …Read More


Meeting notices 8-18-2016

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Details have changed for previously announced Aug. 23 meetings. The Chesterfield County School Board work session on Aug. 23 has been canceled. Here is the current Aug. 23 schedule: Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) to discuss a matter that involves disclosing a student record and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(3) to discuss acquiring real property for a public purpose …Read More


Stuff the Bus 2016

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Chesterfield’s reading SOL pass rates keep rising

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Reading pass rates on state-mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to increase across Chesterfield County Public Schools, according to 2015-16 school year data released by the Virginia Department of Education. Student pass rates on all reading SOL tests increased another 2 percentage points from the 2014-15 school year and have increased by 7 percentage points …Read More


Keep an eye on extracurricular activities

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A whole new world of activities opens up once a child reaches the teen years. And many teens dive right in. This is mostly good. Activities build friendships, teach respect and can be an important part of a college application. But it’s possible to overdo a good thing. If your teen has so many activities …Read More


Meeting notices 8-11-2016

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Chesterfield County School Board members may attend community meetings to discuss the new school buildings for Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary: The Enon Elementary meeting will take place 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 15 in the school’s library, 2001 E. Hundred Road. The Beulah Elementary meeting will take place 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 17 in the school’s cafeteria, …Read More


New Enon Elementary School to be built on the site of the current school building

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During its Aug. 8 meeting, the Chesterfield County School Board approved a substantial accord determination application for the new Enon Elementary School to be built on the site of the current school building. The application is being submitted to the county Planning Department for consideration by the Chesterfield County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors. …Read More


Meeting notice 8-9-2016

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The details of this previously announced meeting have changed. This is an open meeting of the Chesterfield County School Board: The Chesterfield County School Board will meet at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at Enon Elementary School, 2001 E. Hundred Road. From Enon Elementary, board members will travel by van to Suffolk, Virginia, to view schools …Read More


Providence Middle renovation moves forward

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During its Aug. 8 meeting, the Chesterfield County School Board voted to move forward with the renovation of Providence Middle School by authorizing the superintendent to enter into a construction agreement with Branch Construction. The upcoming renovation includes improvements to the entire school facility including HVAC upgrades, electrical upgrades, roof replacement, kitchen renovation, site improvements …Read More


Federal grants are helping Chesterfield County students

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Grants for 21st-Century Community Learning Centers are making a difference in the lives of Chesterfield County Public Schools students living in the county’s poorest areas. Since 2004, the school system has received more than $8 million to provide targeted remediation and enrichment at 11 schools. The Virginia Department of Education announced this year’s 21st-Century Community …Read More


Meeting notices 8-8-2016

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 11 in the superintendent’s conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, under Section 2.2-3711(A)(3) to discuss the acquisition of real property for a public purpose. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a breakfast meeting of …Read More


Meeting notice

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The time and topics of this previously announced closed meeting have changed: The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 3 p.m. Aug. 8 in the conference room of the public meeting room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road, under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss the performance of a specific …Read More


August meetings set for Enon and Beulah elementaries

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The communities of Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary are gathering to help decide how their new school buildings will look. Community members will see the school design, review options for how the exterior of their school might look and vote on the façade they prefer during these meetings: The Enon Elementary meeting will take place …Read More


Update on Providence Middle renovation

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July 26 was the deadline for the second round of construction bids for the renovation of Providence Middle School. The latest bid came in $2.07 million higher than anticipated, significantly less than the first bid which came in $5.6 million higher than anticipated. The renovation of Providence Middle, which was built in 1968 and last …Read More


Don’t wait! Now is the time to enroll in Chesterfield schools

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Schools open Sept. 6 — that’s just over a month from now. Is your child registered? Help your child have the best possible start to the new school year by registering now with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Registering now helps kindergartners and other elementary students by making sure the correct number of teachers are in …Read More