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Chesterfield County Adult Continuing Education opens registration for fall classes on Aug. 7

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It is never too late to continue your education. Through its Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment and English for Speakers of Other Languages. The school division’s Adult  Continuing Education will open registration for the fall semester at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 7, and …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


Chesterfield County Public Schools awarded $50,000 Virginia high school innovation grant

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Chesterfield County Public Schools recently was awarded a $50,000 high school innovation grant to develop a program at Monacan and Thomas Dale high schools that will result in students who are better prepared for post-secondary and college success through an innovative program of personalized learning, project-based learning and service learning. “We are thrilled to be …Read More


Chesterfield Career and Technical students refurbish car for Social Services client through Recycled Rides™ program

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Students at the Chesterfield Career and Technical @ Courthouse and automotive partners from across the region recently presented Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services client Tywanda Auld with a refurbished Pontiac G6 through the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides™ program. Recycled Rides™ is a NABC nationwide community service program in which the collision-repair …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools seniors set to graduate June 7-12

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More than 4,000 Chesterfield County Public Schools students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 7-12 at Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad Street in Richmond, and Virginia State University’s (VSU) Multi-purpose Center, 20809 Second Avenue. Tickets are required to attend graduation. Graduations at VCU and VSU will be …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board seeks applicants for openings on advisory committees

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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


Registration open for Chesterfield County Public Schools Adult Continuing Education Nurse Aide class this summer

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There is still time to register for the Nurse Aide class offered this summer through Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Adult  Continuing Education Office. Nurse Aide classes will meet 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Mondays through Wednesdays from June 19-Aug. 10 at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse. Designed for anyone seeking employment as a …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools announces its 2018 Teachers of the Year

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Balloons, banners and flowers filled the classrooms of three teachers at Chesterfield County schools today as School Board members and school division leaders announced the 2018 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high and the countywide Teacher of the Year at surprise celebrations during national Teacher Appreciation Week. Kyle King is Chesterfield County …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools hosting three School Bus Driver Job Fairs

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Are you interested in a 10-month work schedule with summers off? Do you want to have a schedule that mirrors the schedule of Chesterfield County Public Schools students? Check out the Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Driver Job Fair on May 16, June 19 and July 20. Starting hourly rate for a Chesterfield County school …Read More


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.


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


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


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


Chesterfield County Public Schools recognizes Partners of the Year

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More than 300 business and community partners filled the Fulghum Conference Center today for the Chesterfield County Public Schools annual Business and Community Partners Appreciation Luncheon. Greater Richmond Fit4Kids, Capital One and Chesterfield County Public Library were named the 2017 Partners of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools. Sponsored by Virginia Credit Union, the …Read More


Four high schools raise more than $10,000 to Strike Out Cancer

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More than 320 Chesterfield County high school students and staff members, as well as the Chesterfield County School Board and Superintendent Dr. James Lane, collectively raised more than $10,000 through the annual bowling tournament, Strike Out Cancer. Forty teams from Clover Hill, James River, Manchester and Midlothian high schools and School Board members competed to …Read More


Bellwood Elementary Principal Jennifer Rudd is Chesterfield’s 2017 R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Leadership

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Bellwood Elementary Principal Jennifer Rudd was recognized last night as the Chesterfield County Public Schools recipient of the 2017 R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership.  The R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership recognize central Virginia principals who go beyond day-to-day demands to create an exceptional educational environment for students and staff members. “Mrs. Rudd is …Read More


Bailey Bridge Middle recognized nationally for school counseling program

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In recognition of its exemplary commitment to a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program, Bailey Bridge Middle recently was named a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) by the American School Counselor Association. Bailey Bridge Middle is one of 650 schools recognized nationally with this honor since the program’s inception in 2004. It is the first school …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board approves FY 2018 budget

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The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously adopted its Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget of $621 million during its Feb. 28 meeting. The budget, which funds operations for the 2017-18 school year, focuses on academic support, classroom innovation, safe schools and rewarding outstanding staff members. The approved financial plan provides for additional classroom teachers, funding for …Read More


Kindergarten registration day is April 20

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Kindergarten registration for all school divisions in Central Virginia is April 20. Kindergarten is a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield County elementary school. A child must be 5  years old on or before Sept. 30, 2017, to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on April …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


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


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


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