Monthly Archives: April 2017

Meeting Notice 4-28-2017

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The Chesterfield County Public Schools Supplemental Retirement Program (SRP) Administrative Committee will conduct a meeting at 3 p.m.  May 2 at the School Board Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.


Hopkins Elementary teacher recognized for work with special needs students

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Hopkins Elementary special education teacher Vickie Van Nest was Chesterfield County Public Schools’ winner of the Outstanding Educator Award at the annual “From PossAbilities to Practical Applications” education conference in Richmond. The award is a partnership between the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Department of Counseling and Special Education and the Down Syndrome Association of Greater …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools to hold Kindergarten Resource Fair on May 2

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Children across Chesterfield County registered for kindergarten last Thursday as part of the regional Kindergarten Registration Day. To help rising kindergartners and their parents get ready for the transition into school, Chesterfield County Public Schools and the Council on Family Engagement are hosting a Kindergarten Resource Fair on May 2 from 5:45-8 p.m. at Bird …Read More


Bailey Bridge Middle student wins Pocahontas commemorative flag design contest

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This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan. Pocahontas lived in what is now Chesterfield County with her husband, John Rolfe, before moving back to England and dying in a small town named Gravesend. In recognition of this special commemoration, students from schools in Chesterfield County and Gravesend, …Read More


Winterpock Elementary teacher to be honored with first-ever VASCD Teacher-in-Action grant

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Winterpock Elementary second-grade teacher Stephanie Peterson was selected today as the first winner of the Virginia Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) Teacher-in-Action grant. Peterson will receive a $1,000 award for materials and technology to accelerate the implementation of project-based learning units in her second grade classroom. “Chesterfield County Public Schools is proud to …Read More


Meeting Notices 4-21-2017

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Social Emotional Learning Spotlight at 8 a.m. April 24 at Ecoff Elementary, 5200 Ecoff Avenue. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session at 4 p.m. April 25 at the Fulghum Conference Center at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools Fine Arts Festival to showcase student talent this Saturday and Sunday

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Student creativity – from handmade art to vocal performances to on-stage performances – will take center stage at Chesterfield County Public Schools’ annual Fine Arts Festival from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, and noon-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, at Clover Hill High, 13301 Kelly Green Lane. The Fine Arts Festival is free …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools to recognize Students of the Year

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Generous. Kind. A joy to have in class.  Cheerful. Trustworthy. Enthusiastic. A student that makes the school a better place. Always gives 100 percent. Friendly. Always reaches out to help others. Gets the job done. These are the descriptions of the 2017 Chesterfield County Public Schools Students of the Year. Each year, Chesterfield County Public …Read More


Grant will allow Evergreen teacher to grow lab concept

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Courtney Carpenter, a fifth-grade accelerated math teacher at Evergreen Elementary, will purchase new critical-thinking games to support her Inventive Thinking Lab, thanks to a grant received from the Greater Richmond Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GRCTM). Through Inventive Thinking Labs, students are exposed to educational games designed to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving strategies. The goal …Read More


Clover Hill High student wins 2017 Virginia School Board Association Southside Regional Art Contest

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School Board members from across the region were treated to an impressive display of artistic talent while judging the 2017 Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Southside Regional Art Contest. That led to some tough decisions about whose artwork was the best of the best among students who entered the regional art competition. Artwork by Clover …Read More


Meeting Notices 4-7-17

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a joint meeting for the Chesterfield County Audit and Finance Committee meeting at 11:30 a.m. April 7 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 19 in …Read More


Three Chesterfield County middle schools named national Schools to Watch

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Three more high-performing Chesterfield County middle schools were recognized today as national Schools to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Bailey Bridge, Robious and Swift Creek middle schools were recognized during staff meetings by School Board members, school division leaders and representatives from the National Forum. The three schools recognized this year …Read More