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 7686185.

Gingerbread houses

Almost 100 Robious Middle families will build gingerbread houses 68 p.m. Dec. 8 in the school cafeteria. Seventh and eighthgrade orchestra students will play holiday music, and Santa will drop by. For more information, call Donna Wilson at 3782510.

Fire safety

Curtis Elementary firstgrade classes will learn about fire safety 9:3011 a.m. Dec. 7 from Chesterfield County firefighters. For more information, call Brenda Bush at 7686175.

Inductions

Carver College and Career Academy will hold inductions for the National Honor Society and for the Beta Club at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the school library. For more information, call 7686156.

Winter concerts

Clover Hill High has scheduled winter concerts:

  • The band will perform at 7 p.m. 10 in the school auditorium
  • The chorus will perform at 7 p.m. 11 at Bethany Place Baptist Church

Tickets cost $7 for each event. For more information, call 6394940.

Holiday concert

Matoaca High’s performing arts programs will present a winter concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the auditorium. The band, choirs, orchestra and guitar ensemble will perform seasonal and Christmas music. The concert is open to the public; tickets cost $5 and are available at the box office. For more information, call Don Davis at 5903108, ext. 256.

Angel tree

Throughout December, the Spring Run Elementary Student Council is organizing an angel tree for almost 100 students at Chalkley and Crenshaw elementary schools. For more information, call 6396352.

Holiday show

Spring Run Elementary fifthgraders will perform “Santa Goes Green” at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 in the cafeteria. For more information, call 6396352.

Concert

Robious Middle’s seventh and eighthgrade choruses will perform at 6:15 p.m. Dec. 9 in the forum. For more information, call 3782510.

Parent event

At Robious Middle, Parents as Partners will meet 67 p.m. Dec. 10 in the school library. For more information, call Jessica Martin at 3782510.

Event

Robious Middle will hold a Barnes & Noble night 48 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Chesterfield Towne Center location. For more information, call Jessica Martin at 3782510.

Parent information

Bensley Elementary will hold a pancake breakfast and workshop for parents 8:30 a.m.noon Dec. 12. All Bensley Elementary parents are invited to learn more about the new elementary report cards, grading scale and workrelated skills. Kindergarten parents and parents new to Bensley will also learn about the Dreambox math program, and the PTA will sponsor a gift shop for children to buy inexpensive gifts for family members. For more information, call 7433610 or email Bessie_Cooper@ccpsnet.net.

Immigration

Seventhgraders at Robious Middle will hold Museum Night 6:308 p.m. Dec. 17 to present what they have learned about immigration to America. For more information, call 3782510.

Performance

Bellwood Elementary thirdgraders will present a winter program at 6 p.m. Dec. 15 in the school gym. The school’s Broadway Chorus and XTreme Dance Team will be featured. For more information, call 7433600.

Concert

The eighthgrade chorus of Robious Middle will present a winter concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 15. For more information, call 3782510.

Family Art Night

Curtis Elementary will hold its second annual Family Art Night 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. The event will include displays of work from every grade level, collaborative and individual art activities for families and information about how the projects connect to Virginia’s Standards of Learning in art, science, social studies and language arts. There will also be a Santa Shop where students can shop for presents for their family. For more information, call art teacher Emily Wolfe at 768-6175.

Bazaar

Robious Middle will host a holiday bazaar 1011 a.m. Dec. 16 in the cafeteria. For more information, call Debbye Cook at 3782510.

Music ambassadors

A Richmond Symphony brass quintet will perform for grades 3-5 at Curtis Elementary 99:45 a.m. Dec. 17. For more information, call Brenda Bush at 7686175.

Gingerbread houses

Chalkley Elementary prekindergarten classes will hold a gingerbread house decorating event for families 910:30 a.m. Dec. 18 in the school cafeteria. Family members will join prekindergartners to decorate gingerbread houses to take home for the holiday. For more information, contact Margo_Riedel@ccpsnet.net.