Monthly Archives: September 2017

Specialty Center fairs, open houses offer information about high school choices

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To help students and their parents learn about the variety of high school options, Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold two information fairs, as well as open houses at every specialty center and governor’s school. Students decide in eighth grade whether to apply to a specialty center or governor’s school, so middle school students and …Read More


2018 graduation schedule announced

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Nearly 4,500 Chesterfield County students will walk across the stages of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Virginia State University (VSU) to receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies scheduled for June 2018. The 11 high school graduations will take place the week of June 4 and will be hosted at the two university campuses. …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools breaks ground on new replacement Enon Elementary

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The Chesterfield County School Board today joined with members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, as well as school and county government officials and Enon residents, to break ground on the new replacement Enon Elementary School. The replacement Enon Elementary was one of 10 school revitalization projects approved by county residents in the 2013 …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board seeks applicants for advisory committee openings

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members can connect with the school division. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision …Read More


Virginia Child and Adult Care Food Program non-pricing child and adult day care centers

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Chesterfield County Public School Prekindergarten announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The same meals will be available at no separate charge to all participants at each CACFP facility without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any …Read More


CTC@Hull environmental biotechnology teacher recognized with VDOE State CTE Award

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Collaboration is key to solving problems, and Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull teacher Christine Hutto teaches her students the importance of that mindset. Hutto, a biotechnology teacher at CTC@Hull, recently won the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Secondary CTE Award for Region I for her environmental biotechnology class. The class offers students the …Read More


CHESTERFIELD EDUCATION FOUNDATION – Executive Director

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POSITION – Executive Director LOCATION – Richmond, VA CHESTERFIELD EDUCATION FOUNDATION The Chesterfield Education Foundation (CEF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting academic opportunities for Chesterfield County Public Schools’ (CCPS) students and educators. Founded in 1989, we utilize the generous contributions of individuals, businesses, and community members to provide additional financial support to help meet the …Read More


2017 Marching Band Exhibition

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CCPS kicks off Engage Chesterfield series on Sept. 28 with Ready to Learn: Transitioning Into the School Year

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Looking for resources to help you navigate through the world of parenting school-aged kids? Check out Engage Chesterfield, an exciting new series of programming designed to connect families to the many resources available through our school division and community. The series kicks off with Ready to Learn: Transitioning Into the School Year. Partnering with the …Read More


98.4 percent of Chesterfield schools fully accredited

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Ettrick achieves full accreditation for first time since 2012-13 Ettrick Elementary, Carver Middle and Salem Church Middle regained full accreditation status and were among the 98.4 percent of Chesterfield County schools to be fully accredited today by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These 60 schools were fully accredited for the 2017-18 school year: Elementary …Read More


Proposed construction plan creates consolidated Matoaca Middle, site for replacement Matoaca Elementary

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Parents of Matoaca Elementary and Matoaca Middle students got their first look this week at a new construction plan that would unite the currently split Matoaca Middle campuses and provide a construction site for a replacement Matoaca Elementary. “I’m excited to share with the community this new plan, which is efficient in that it not …Read More


Meeting Notices 9-7-2017

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a public business meeting at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. Upon being called to order, the School Board will convene immediately into a closed session in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act to discuss matters involving the discussion and consideration of …Read More


Chesterfield County student Sam Raymond wins 2017 National STEM Video Game Challenge

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Explore an alien world and solve the mystery of your missing crewmates in The Trappist Incident. Sounds like a sci-fi novel, but it’s actually a national award-winning video game developed by James River High freshman Sam Raymond. A Robious Middle student when the video game was designed, Sam is one of only 23 middle and …Read More


Innovative programs proposed by Chesterfield County teachers receive more than $25,000 in MCD grants

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Programs focused on enhancing recycling efforts, inspiring students with special needs and creating a new video game league that promotes teamwork were several of the innovative programs chosen to receive funding through the Chesterfield Education Foundation’s Making a Creative Difference (MCD) awards. In all, seven Chesterfield County Public Schools teachers received a total of $25,000 …Read More


Chesterfield County 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:  www.mychesterfieldschools.heartlandapps.com. Paper application forms are being distributed …Read More


Community meeting to be held for updates on Matoaca Elementary construction project

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WHAT:  The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a special community meeting for the Matoaca district to update residents on proposals for the future of Matoaca Elementary and Matoaca Middle schools. In November 2013, Chesterfield voters overwhelmingly approved a bond referendum that will renovate and/or replace older school facilities in the county. The projects include …Read More