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Winterpock celebrates reading success

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Over the summer, Chesterfield County elementary students read 5 million minutes in the Redskins Read Across Richmond program. Winterpock Elementary had the highest total minutes — 429,053 — and won a Redskins reading rally. Washington Redskins Chris Baker and Akeem Davis visited Winterpock Elementary on Sept. 16 to congratulate students and staff members and to …Read More


Every Chesterfield County school is accredited

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Every school within Chesterfield County Public Schools is accredited for the 2014-15 school year, according to information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in Virginia with no schools denied accreditation. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation each year based on student achievement on Standards of …Read More


Mobile app puts school menus at your fingertips

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A mobile app makes it easy to find out what is on the menu in the cafeterias of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free app — School Lunch by Nutrislice — can be downloaded for iPhones from Apple’s App Store and for Android phones from Google’s Play store. Also, the school system’s website provides a …Read More


Adults are going back to class, too

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Children are not the only ones getting ready for the first day of class. Adults are also prepping for classes that begin soon. Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities for lifelong learning: Workforce training helps prepare residents for jobs. These classes fill quickly, but a few spaces remain …Read More


Advisory committees set meetings for coming year

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Advisory committees for Chesterfield County Public Schools focus on specific topics and hold meetings that are open to the public. Here are the areas they focus on and their schedules for the 2014-15 school year: The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee helps evaluate and allocate resources in alignment with the Design for Excellence 2020 to ensure …Read More


Images from Graduation 2014

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Here are some images from Chesterfield County Public Schools 2014 graduation ceremonies.


Beginning Teacher Awards honor new educators

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Chesterfield County Public Schools recently recognized outstanding first-year teachers with Beginning Teacher Awards. Here are the 2014 winners and finalists: Kelly Bedard, who teaches fifth grade at Providence Elementary, is the Elementary School Beginning Teacher of the Year. Finalists for the award were Paul Mallory of Chalkley Elementary and Charlotte Spriggs of Hening Elementary. Alyssa …Read More


Washington Redskins reading program added to summer learning opportunities in Chesterfield

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A new reading partnership with the Washington Redskins is adding excitement to summer learning for elementary students in Chesterfield County Public Schools.


Who are Chesterfield’s Students of the Year?

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An inquisitive learner. Hard working, creative, positive and helpful. An exceptional role model. A friend to all. A superstar. Those are descriptions from teachers and principals of students selected as 2014 Students of the Year. Each year, Chesterfield County Public Schools honors two students from every school for demonstrating citizenship and the school division’s core …Read More


Thank a teacher

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Here’s your chance to say thank you to a teacher who made a difference in your life.


Schools thank business and community partners

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will celebrate more than 200 business and community partners.