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No additional makeup time

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Chesterfield County students have missed nearly two weeks of instruction during the 2013-14 school year due to inclement weather. As a result of careful planning, our school division still meets Virginia Department of Education requirements for student attendance. We have spent considerable time reviewing and analyzing ways to provide additional instructional time, with all options …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools seeks teachers of math, science, world languages and special education

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Chesterfield County Public Schools, the largest school division in central Virginia, is searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for preparing students for success.


Chesterfield wins majority of Active RVA school awards

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Chesterfield County Public Schools won 14 of the 25 school awards.


Students from four schools qualify to compete in regional finals of National History Bee

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Sixteen students from Chesterfield County Public Schools qualified via an online test to compete in the regional finals of the National History Bee.


Activities at Chesterfield schools

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All activities scheduled at Chesterfield County schools on Friday, Feb. 14, are canceled.


Now is the time to apply for prekindergarten

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Prekindergarten applications are now being taken for the 2014-15 school year.


Volunteering in Chesterfield County Public Schools

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Your Schools. My Schools. Our Schools. In Focus: Volunteering


Student artists help Noah’s Children pediatric hospice

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Students from a dozen Chesterfield County schools created art to help raise money for Noah’s Children, central Virginia’s pediatric palliative care and hospice program. Their art can be viewed online at secure.maestroweb.com/List.aspx?OrgID=1233&ItemCategory=Children’s+Art&Selection=0. The art is also on display through Feb. 9 at the Chesterfield location of the Children’s Museum of Richmond, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive …Read More


Chesterfield County Public Schools adjusts calendar to make up instructional time

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Because students have missed almost seven days of instruction due to bad weather, Chesterfield County Public Schools is eliminating a holiday and
two early-release days.


Students honored for creations in art and writing

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This year, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.


Midlothian Middle student wins county spelling bee

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This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Callie Krumwiede, a seventh-grader at Midlothian Middle.


2014 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence

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Nominate an outstanding teacher in your school for an R.E.B. Award of up to $12,000. Teachers from Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Richmond City public schools and the Department of Juvenile Justice, Division of Education (in the metro Richmond area) are eligible. The R.E.B. awards are designed to identify, recognize, and support teaching excellence in the metropolitan …Read More


Celebrating two statewide awards

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Librarian of the Year Photo shows Virginia’s Librarian of the Year Jeanie Graham (left) being congratulated by Lori Donovan, instructional specialist for library services for Chesterfield County Public Schools. Jeanie Graham, librarian at Bon Air Elementary who has worked in Chesterfield County Public Schools for 21 years, was named Virginia’s Librarian of the Year by …Read More


Elizabeth Scott Elementary wins national Title I honor

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Only 100 U.S. schools selected as National Title I Distinguished Schools