Monthly Archives: January 2017

REB Award Nominations due by Feb. 27

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Chesterfield County Public Schools and Virginia State University announce partnership to assist Ettrick Elementary

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Chesterfield County Public Schools and Virginia State University (VSU) today announced the first of a two-part partnership effort designed to support Ettrick Elementary’s return to full accreditation. Beginning in February, Virginia State will provide 25-40 students from VSU’s College of Education and other student-led support organizations to help with targeted interventions related to math at …Read More


Meeting notices 1-31-2017

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend Community of Practice whoat 9 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Cameron Foundation, 228 South Sycamore Street in Petersburg. The Community of Practice, hosted by the Institute for Public Health Innovation and the Cameron Foundation, will be an opportunity to share experiences and strategies on health in the Tri-Cities …Read More


Chesterfield County students among top winners of essay, art contest honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Students from Chesterfield County Public Schools received top honors for their entries in a regional essay and art contest, “Eradicate Fear, Embrace Perspectives and Energize Legacy,” sponsored by the DuPont Spruance Plant to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Manchester Middle student Kayleigh Couch won first place in the essay contest for middle school students. …Read More


Chesterfield County middle school students set to compete in Battle of the Books on Feb. 23

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More than 100 students from seven Chesterfield County middle schools will compete in the Middle School Battle of the Books competition at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. In order to qualify for the competition, students had to read from a list of 12 books selected …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools sets 2017-18 school year calendar

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The Chesterfield County School Board approved the calendar for the 2017-18 school year at the Jan. 10 business meeting. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available at mychesterfieldschools.com. Here are the highlights: Classes begin Sept. 5, the first Tuesday after Labor Day. Classes end June 15 for students. There are 180 student …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools teachers achieve National Board Certification

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A Midlothian High School teacher recently achieved National Board certification, one of the most widely recognized awards in the teaching profession. In addition, four of the school division’s current National Board Certified Teachers renewed their certification. Offered by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, certification is a voluntary professional development opportunity that recognizes accomplished …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools recognized nationally for Fiscal Year 2017 budget document

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For the third consecutive year, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ budget document was recognized with two national awards: the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association. “Chesterfield County Public Schools’ budget continues to strategically reinvest in public education in the …Read More


Take a tour and find out more at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center Open House on Feb. 4

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Discover 37 career-education options available to Chesterfield County high school students during the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center (CTC) Open House on Feb. 4 from 1-3 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse, 10101 Courthouse Road, and from 2-4 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools students raise more than $8,000 to provide clean water for hurricane-stricken Haiti

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Bettie Weaver Elementary’s third-grade classes cumulatively raised more than $8,000 for families in Haiti to filter clean water. The money raised by the students will provide bio-sand filters at the cost of $100 per family. Each family receives a filter, instructions on how to use it and the ability to filter enough water for their …Read More


School Board sets 2017 meeting schedule

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The Chesterfield County School Board approved its 2017 meeting schedule during its first business meeting of the new year. A new format will allow board members to concentrate on policy making and decision making on separate nights, and will allow the board to engage residents in two different community settings to expand outreach opportunities. The …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board elects new leadership for 2017

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The Chesterfield County School Board selected a new chair and vice chair Tuesday, Jan. 10, during its first meeting of the year. Midlothian District representative Dr. Javaid Siddiqi was chosen by his colleagues to serve as chair. Dale District representative John Erbach was selected vice chair. “As a lifelong educator serving many roles at many …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools teachers receive W!SE Gold Star Teacher Award

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Thirty Chesterfield County Public Schools Personal Finance and Economics teachers received the W!SE Gold Star Teacher Award. To be considered for the Gold Star Teacher Award, a teacher must achieve a 93 percent pass rate in at least one of their classes on either the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test. …Read More


Update: Chesterfield County School Board meetings schedule for January 10

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The Chesterfield County School Board has changed meeting times on Jan. 10 due to inclement weather conditions that persist throughout the community. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a business meeting at 2 p.m. Jan. 10 in the public meeting room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. This meeting was originally scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools students paint the plows with Virginia Department of Transportation

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With the winter weather in store for this weekend, be sure to lookout for the painted snow plows courtesy of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the school division collaborated on a pilot program called “Paint the Plows” to promote community building, school pride, local talent and awareness for snow …Read More


Meeting Notices Jan. 4, 2017

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Chamber RVA Legislative Reception at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at Chamber RVA, 919 East Main Street in Richmond. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia for discussion of the evaluation of performance of a specific employee, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a …Read More


Chesterfield County Adult Continuing Education registration for spring classes opens Jan. 9

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Chesterfield County Public Schools Adult Continuing Education opens registration at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 9 for the spring semester. Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment and English for Speakers of Other Languages. New this year, various classes will be available to all ages …Read More