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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


REB Award Nominations due by Feb. 27

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School Board sets 2017 meeting schedule

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The Chesterfield County School Board approved its 2017 meeting schedule during its first business meeting of the new year. A new format will allow board members to concentrate on policy making and decision making on separate nights, and will allow the board to engage residents in two different community settings to expand outreach opportunities. The …Read More


Update: Chesterfield County School Board meetings schedule for January 10

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The Chesterfield County School Board has changed meeting times on Jan. 10 due to inclement weather conditions that persist throughout the community. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a business meeting at 2 p.m. Jan. 10 in the public meeting room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. This meeting was originally scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools Graduation Schedule Announced

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Approximately 4,500 Chesterfield County students are expected to receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies scheduled for June 2017. This year’s graduation ceremonies will be spread out over two weeks and will be hosted on two different university campuses. Tickets will be required to attend graduation; however, plans are underway to stream graduations live …Read More


Communities in Schools of Chesterfield hosts Painting Social Fundraiser

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Communities in Schools (CIS) of Chesterfield is hosting a Painting Social Fundraiser at 6-8 p.m. Nov. 15 at South Beach Bar and Grille, 13923 Hull Street Road. The event is open to the public, and tickets are $25 and include paint supplies and a paint instructor. A portion of the ticket sales and food and …Read More


Falling Creek Middle’s Young Gentlemen of the Creek necktie ceremony to be held on Nov. 15

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The Falling Creek Middle boys mentoring program, Young Gentlemen of the Creek, will be holding their annual necktie ceremony at 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at Falling Creek Middle School. The ceremony will include a motivational speaker, shopping for donated neckties and engaging with men in the community during the necktie tying tutorials. In previous years, …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board asking for public input on school start times

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The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking public engagement about changes to the school starting times that would align with medically suggested best practices and provide students with optimal learning experiences. The School Board will hold four community meetings to discuss the proposed changes, and they are inviting the community to participate in an online …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools students selected for the Virginia STEAM Academy summer program

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Six Chesterfield County Public Schools students from five different schools were selected out of more than 600 statewide applicants to participate in the Virginia Science and Technology Engineering and Applied Mathematics (STEAM) Academy’s summer program, Summer STEAM. The award-winning program is an intensive, immersive, residential academy intended to inspire and expose middle school students from …Read More


Chesterfield County School Board to hold four community meetings about school start times

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold four community meetings to engage residents on proposals about changes to school starting times that would align with medically suggested best practices and provide students with optimal learning experiences. All of the following meetings will start at 7 p.m. in the respective school’s auditorium: Oct. 24 at Swift …Read More


Chesterfield Career and Technical Center annual car show to take place on Oct. 22

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The Chesterfield Career and Technical Center 19th annual car show will take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 22 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


Chesterfield County Public Schools to host events for College and Career Readiness Month

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Chesterfield County Public Schools designated November as College and Career Readiness Month in order to purposefully help students make connections and understand how skills and knowledge learned in grades K-12 relate to their potential careers, and several events are scheduled to help students envision and plan for their futures. College fairs will be held on …Read More


Meeting update

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This event has been rescheduled from Oct. 3 to Oct. 10: Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the 2016 Marching Band Exhibition at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway.


See 10 halftime shows at once on Oct. 10!

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Experience the drums, horns, dance teams and precision moves of every high school marching band in Chesterfield County at the annual marching band exhibition, which will start at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway. Admission is free. The event will open with Swift Creek Middle and Tomahawk Creek Middle band …Read More


2016 Marching Band Exhibition

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Stuff the Bus 2016

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It’s not too late to apply for prekindergarten

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Photo: Chesterfield County Public Schools offers prekindergarten in 20 schools, including Davis Elementary where these students participated in Career Day in 2015. There is still space in Chesterfield County Public Schools for 4-year-olds eligible for prekindergarten for the 2016-17 school year. Chesterfield County Public Schools offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots in 20 schools …Read More


News Tips – May 23, 2016

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Performance Salem Church Middle will present a performing arts showcase 6-8:30 p.m. June 2 in the Heritage Amphitheater at Pocahontas State Park. More than 250 students will perform selections showcasing the school’s “Journey of Hope” project-based learning units and other spring pieces. The performance by drama, chorus, orchestra, guitar and band students is free to …Read More


News Tips – April 18, 2016

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Solar panel donation and installation During the morning of April 19, Off Grid by Design is donating and installing a 1 kilowatt solar panel system at Falling Creek Middle. The solar panel will be installed along the bus loop, just behind the school’s garden. It will offer hands-on learning about the green power industry. The …Read More


Student creativity takes center stage at Fine Arts Festival

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Chesterfield County community is welcome at free event April 16-17 The Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools will take place 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 16 and noon-4:30 p.m. April 17 at Thomas Dale High, 3626 W. Hundred Road, home of the Visual and Performing Arts Specialty Center. The Fine Arts Festival is free …Read More


Public hearing on the district’s compliance measures

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold a public hearing on the district’s compliance measures in relation to the Children’s Internet Protection Act on April 26, 2016 in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Ironbridge Road at 6:30 p.m.


Don’t miss it! Food Fair registration starts at 7 p.m. April 4. Tickets for this free event always disappear quickly.

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All tickets were claimed within the first two hours of being available. Sometimes people return their tickets, so if you want one, please check here to see if any have become available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-fair-2016-for-chesterfield-county-public-schools-tickets-23062040183. Online registration for the wildly popular Food Fair of Chesterfield County Public Schools opens at 7 p.m. April 4. Tickets have been …Read More


Middle and high school students blast into STEAM

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Middle and high school students from Chesterfield County Public Schools will demonstrate enthusiastic problem-solving and teamwork during the annual STEAM Expo 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. The event is free and open to the public. STEAM (which stands for science, technology, engineering, art …Read More


Chesterfield students to demonstrate STEAM skills

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Elementary students from Chesterfield County Public Schools will demonstrate enthusiastic problem-solving and teamwork during STEAMmania 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 19 at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St. in Richmond. STEAM (which stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math) has exploded across Chesterfield County Public Schools, causing the annual STEAM fair to …Read More


Free event offers exceptional education resources

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Chesterfield County Public Schools invites parents and teachers of students with disabilities and students with disabilities to an exceptional education resource fair for grades K-12. The free event will take place 4-6 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Registration is required by calling 639-8749 or by …Read More