National History Bee
Chesterfield County Public Schools had 17 students qualify to compete in the National History Bee, which will take place June 9-12 in Chicago. The National History Bee, a social studies competition for elementary and middle school students that tests knowledge of a wide range of historical topics, has three stages:
These 17 Chesterfield County students qualified for the National History Bee and have the opportunity to compete for the title of National History Bee Champion; additionally, several of these students qualified for the U.S. Geography Olympiad, which will also take place June 9-12 in Chicago:
Three Chesterfield County schools were named Virginia Naturally Schools for their environmental conservation and stewardship: Clover Hill High for the eighth year, James River High for the seventh year and Robious Elementary for the sixth year. Across the state, only 57 schools were recognized in 2015 in this program overseen by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.