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More than 8,000 denim items donated for 2017 Denim Drive

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Goodwill, the Chesterfield County Council of PTAs and Chesterfield County Public Schools partnered last month to host the ninth annual Denim Drive competition. Schools from across Chesterfield County collected gently used denim, which will be cleaned by Goodwill and repurposed for use by Central Virginia residents. “Community service is an important component of educating the …Read More


Chesterfield Career and Technical Center annual car show to take place on Oct. 21

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The Chesterfield Career and Technical Centers’ 20th annual car show will take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Tractor Supply Co., 6801 Lake Harbor Drive off Hull Street Road. The car show will feature displays from clubs and individuals from across Virginia of all types of vehicles, including classic cars, street rods, muscle …Read More


58 percent of Chesterfield seniors earn more rigorous diploma

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More Chesterfield County Public Schools seniors are graduating with an advanced studies diploma than at any point in a decade, according to information released by the Virginia Department of Education. Nearly 58 percent of Chesterfield County’s Class of 2017 graduated with a more rigorous advanced studies diploma. Graduates must earn at least 26 credits to …Read More


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


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


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


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


Salem Middle student represented Virginia in National Spanish Spelling Bee

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Salem Church Middle eighth-grader Jayln Jimenez Garcia represented Virginia in the National Spanish Spelling Bee on July 13-16 in San Antonio, Texas, where she beat out more than 15 competitors in the spelling bee. Jayln’s ride to the national competition began when she won the Chesterfield County Spanish Spelling Bee on March 16. From there, …Read More


Nutrislice mobile app serves up Chesterfield County school menus

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Looking for today’s breakfast or lunch school menu? There is an app for that. School Lunch by Nutrislice makes it easy to find out what is being served in Chesterfield County Public Schools’ cafeterias. The free app can be downloaded from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Also, the school division’s website provides a link …Read More


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