Monthly Archives: February 2017

Meeting Notices 2-28-2017

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may visit Bensley Elementary, 6600 Strathmore Road, for National School Breakfast Week at 7:30 a.m. March 2. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may visit Swift Creek Elementary, 13800 Genito Road, for Read Across America Week at 9:30 a.m. March 3. Members of the Chesterfield County School …Read More


James River High goes undefeated as the state High School Ethics Bowl champion

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James River High beat seven high school teams from across Virginia to capture the third annual High School Ethics Bowl held last month at the Collegiate School in Henrico County. The Rapids were undefeated (3-0) in tournament play and earned the second seed in the playoffs. James River advanced to the final on a tiebreaker …Read More


Digital Learning Days taking place across Chesterfield County Public Schools on Feb. 23

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Chesterfield County Public Schools students will participate in Digital Learning Day on Feb. 23, as part of the school division’s efforts to create and highlight innovative instructional and learning practices. Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively integrates 21st century technology tools to enhance and strengthen a student’s learning experience. Chesterfield County Public Schools moved toward a blended learning model (combining the best of face-to-face instruction …Read More


Apply now for Chesterfield County Public Schools prekindergarten

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Prekindergarten applications are being accepted now for the 2017-18 school year. Chesterfield County Public Schools offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. Prekindergarten is offered in 20 elementary schools: Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Chalkley, Marguerite Christian, Crenshaw, Crestwood, A.M. Davis, Ecoff, Ettrick, Falling Creek, Harrowgate, …Read More


Robious Middle eighth grader wins county spelling bee

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Semolina: The purified middlings of hard wheat, according to Merriam-Webster. Sem•o•li•na: The noun that won the 2017 Chesterfield County Public Schools spelling bee. This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Mary Grace Walsh, an eighth-grade student at Robious Middle. She won the countywide spelling bee on Feb. 8, topping a field of …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board approves new school starting times for 2018-19 school year

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The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously approved Tuesday night changes to school operating times, beginning with the 2018-19 school year. The new schedule will be: 7:35 a.m.-2:05 p.m.: Middle schools (with the exception of Tomahawk Creek because of extremely long bus rides) 7:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m.: Bensley, Bon Air, Crenshaw, Clover Hill, Jacobs Road and Wells …Read More


Blue Star School award given to eight Chesterfield County schools

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Seven Chesterfield County high schools and the school division’s online education program were recognized as W!SE Blue Star Schools for work completed during the 2015-16 school year. To be considered a Blue Star School, a school or program testing more than 10 students must achieve an 80 percent passing rate on the W!SE Financial Literacy …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 hosting recruitment event for teachers in critical need areas

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for preparing students for success. For the 2017-18 school year, Chesterfield County Public Schools anticipates several openings in critical needs areas. Highly qualified candidates seeking employment as teachers of secondary mathematics, secondary science, world languages, career and technical education, …Read More


School starting times proposal released

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The Chesterfield County School Board will consider a proposal that would change middle and high school starting times for the 2018-19 school year and spread elementary school starting times across all three existing tiers with slightly modified starting times at each level. As part of the proposal, school division leaders will begin a discussion with …Read More


Clover Hill High Teacher Maria Klein receives 2016 Franklin D. Kizer Distinguished High School Chemistry Teacher Award

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Chesterfield County Public Schools Teacher Maria Klein is the recipient of the 2016 Franklin D. Kizer Distinguished High School Chemistry Teacher Award. Klein teaches chemistry and AP chemistry at Clover Hill High. Since 1948, the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has presented an award to an outstanding high school chemistry teacher deserving …Read More


New location for CodeRVA

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Excited to announce the new location for CodeRVA on Friday. CodeRVA is an innovative regional high school focused on computer science. Learn more at coderva.org.


Dancing with New Dimensions

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Preparing to participate in Thursday’s Dancing with New Dimensions, a dance contest sponsored by Clover Hill High School’s famous show choir. Come cheer us on!