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News Tips – Dec. 7, 2015

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Read 2 Rover Each month, Ecoff Elementary students participate in Read 2 Rover. Students from every grade are chosen to read in small groups with a therapy dog. There can be as many as six dogs involved. This month’s Read 2 Rover will take place 3-3:45 p.m. Dec. 7. For more information, call 768–6185. Gingerbread …Read More


What do Teachers of the Year say about their jobs?

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Chesterfield County will celebrate outstanding educators on Oct. 29 Chesterfield County Public Schools asked its Teachers of the Year, “What do you enjoy most about your job?” Here are a few of their responses: Melanie Brown of Hening Elementary I believe I am doing what I was born to do, and I am making a …Read More


Fairs and open houses offer specialty center information

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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 plus open houses at every specialty center and governor’s school. Students who choose to apply to a specialty center or governor’s school do so in eighth grade, so middle school students and …Read More


Marching band event postponed for one week

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Because of field conditions, the marching band exhibition scheduled for tonight has been postponed for a week. Starting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at James River High, 3700 James River Road, you can experience the drums, horns, dance teams and precision moves of every high school marching band in Chesterfield County. Admission is free. The …Read More


You can see 10 halftime shows at once on Oct. 5!

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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. 5 at James River High School, 3700 James River Road. Admission is free. The event will open with Midlothian Middle and Robious Middle band …Read More


Meeting notice 7-14-2015

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a special called meeting at 3:30 p.m. July 20 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, to hear an update on the construction action plan presented May 12.


Redskins Read Across Richmond 2015

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Summer Reading Playbooken español Summer Reading Log Logan Paulsen of the Washington Redskins Ryan Kerrigan of the Washington Redskins Niles Paul of the Washington Redskins Chesterfield County Public Schools continues to tackle the summer slide with a continued partnership with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. Redskins Read Across Richmond is adding excitement to summer learning …Read More


Class of 2015

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More than 4,400 students to graduate June 4-8 from Chesterfield County Public Schools More than 4,400 Chesterfield students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 4-8 at VCU’s Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. One high school principal is retiring: This will be Principal Steve Cunningham’s 11th and final Matoaca High School …Read More


Meeting notices 5-6-2015

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The location of this previously announced meeting has changed: The Capital Construction Goals and Accountability Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will now meet at 11 a.m. May 8 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. This meeting replaces the …Read More


Meeting notices 4-24-2015

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The Benefits Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 9 a.m. May 1 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a meeting about revitalization plans centered around …Read More


Meeting notices 4-21-2015

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4:30 p.m. April 27 in the School Board conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a breakfast meeting with faith …Read More


Meet Chesterfield County’s Students of the Year

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Truly exceptional. A role model who goes the extra mile. Responsible, dedicated and conscientious. A star student. Approaches every day with a smile and a positive attitude. Respectful, kind and hard working. What a kid! Those are descriptions of students selected as 2015 Students of the Year. Each year, Chesterfield County Public Schools honors two …Read More


Be sure to visit the Fine Arts Festival April 25-26

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The annual Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools will take place 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 25 and noon-4:30 p.m. April 26 at Cosby High School, 14300 Fox Club Parkway. Swirling with creativity, this free event will feature examples of visual arts and performing arts. Halls, the gymnasium and classrooms will showcase paintings, drawings, …Read More


Register now for Table Talk: Meals With Meaning

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Chesterfield County families can register now for Table Talk: Meals With Meaning at sites.google.com/a/ccpsnet.net/spring-2015-table-talk/home. Table Talk is free, but space is limited so families are encouraged to register as soon as possible. This is the fourth time that Chesterfield County Public Schools has presented Table Talk, a free program that offers families the strategies and …Read More


Meeting notices 4-2-2015

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The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Board of Supervisors, will meet at 1:30 p.m. March 31 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. The Capital Construction Goals and Accountability Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board …Read More


Learn about plans to revitalize Providence Middle area

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The Chesterfield County School Board and Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors invite community members to a meeting to learn more about revitalization plans centered around Providence Middle School. The community revitalization meeting will take place March 31 at Providence Middle School, 900 Starlight Lane. A free dinner will be provided at 6 p.m. for the …Read More


At Food Fair, Chesterfield County Public Schools families help decide what is served in cafeterias

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The Chesterfield County Public Schools Food Fair is SOLD OUT. Yum? Yuck? You decide at the Food Fair! Chesterfield County Public Schools invites students and parents to taste food being considered for school lunches and breakfasts. Feedback will help shape next year’s menus. The school system has scheduled its second annual tasting fair for March …Read More


STEAM explodes across Chesterfield schools

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Community is welcome to attend free events showcasing student skills STEAM has exploded across Chesterfield County Public Schools, causing the annual STEAM fair to split into two events: a March 21 STEAM Expo for middle and high schools and a May 9 STEAMmania for elementary schools. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math, …Read More


Event focuses on resources for students with disabilities

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Middle and high school students with disabilities — and their parents and teachers — can gather information, ask questions and make connections during a Transition Resource Fair organized by Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free event is scheduled 4:30-7 p.m. April 1 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Here …Read More


#SelmaforStudents

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Dear Students, Parents, Teachers and Administrators: In an unprecedented effort, organizations across America are underwriting free admission to the Academy Award-nominated film Selma for students across the country. #SelmaforStudents is designed to expose students to the history associated with the civil rights challenges of the past so that Americans can build a stronger future. Started …Read More


Kindergarten registration day is April 16

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Throughout central Virginia, April 16 is the date to register children for kindergarten. 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 to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners 9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 16, so …Read More


Meeting Update 2-26-15

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Bad weather is delaying today’s meeting of the Chesterfield County School Board until tomorrow. Here are details: The Chesterfield County School Board plans to vote on the FY 2016 budget and the capital improvement plan during a special called meeting at 4 p.m. Feb. 27 in the public meeting room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. (Reports …Read More


Meeting update 2-23-2015

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The Chesterfield County School Board is changing the location of this previously announced meeting: The Chesterfield County School Board plans to vote on the FY 2016 budget and the capital improvement plan during a special called meeting at 4 p.m. Feb. 26. This meeting will now take place in the public meeting room, 10001 Iron …Read More


Manchester High and Clover Hill High teamed up to Strike Out Cancer

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Manchester High and Clover Hill High teamed up to Strike Out Cancer on Feb. 12 at Uptown Alley. In a friendly competition, the schools raised more than $10,500 for Hitting Cancer Below the Belt, a local nonprofit that works to prevent cancer and promote early detection and research. Melinda Conklin founded the nonprofit in memory …Read More


Compass Family Movie Night

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