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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way community members can connect with the school division. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of… Full Article


Tomahawk Creek Middle Principal Dr. David Ellena recently was named the 2018 Outstanding Middle School Principal of Virginia by the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals. As the state nominee, Ellena is now eligible to be named National Principal of the Year. “This is well-deserved recognition for an outstanding school leader,” said School Board member… Full Article


Wonderful worker.  Knowledgeable. Impressed with their service to the school and community.  Kind. Happy. Eager to help. These are the some of the descriptions of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ 2018 Students of the Year, who were recognized April 26 during a special celebration sponsored by the Midlothian Rotary Club. The annual event honors two students… Full Article


The Chesterfield County Public Schools Office of Family and Community Engagement will host a Kindergarten Readiness Fair on May 17 from 5:30-8 p.m. The event will be held at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @Hull, located at 13900 Hull Street Road. Designed for the incoming Class of 2031, the Kindergarten Readiness Fair will allow… Full Article


Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, donated $10,000 to Matoaca Elementary School in celebration of its new store that will open this week in the Matoaca District. Representatives from Burlington Stores presented the check Tuesday during a surprise student and staff member assembly. “Strong community partnerships are vital to the work we do,”… Full Article


Providing a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment for students remains a primary goal for Chesterfield County Public Schools. With the passage of the 2013 school bond referendum, the School Board has implemented an aggressive school construction plan to revitalize or replace some of our oldest facilities. The first two replacement schools open during the… Full Article


Providing a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment for students remains a primary goal for Chesterfield County Public Schools. With the passage of the 2013 school bond referendum, the School Board has implemented a school construction plan that will revitalize or replace some of our oldest facilities. As discussed in February 2016 when the School Board… Full Article


More than 300 school and school division partners were recognized today at Chesterfield County Public Schools’ annual Business and Community Partners Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by the Virginia Credit Union. Bon Secours Health System, Amazon and the Chesterfield County faith community were chosen 2018 Partners of the Year for their contributions in support of the school… Full Article


Six Chesterfield County Public Schools students received top honors for their entries in a regional essay and art contest, “Working Together We’ll Sow the Seeds of Peace,” sponsored by the DuPont Spruance Plant to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Falling Creek Middle students swept the essay category for middle schoolers. Jamaal Goodson received top… Full Article


Kindergarten registration for all school divisions in Central Virginia is April 19. 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, 2018, to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on April… Full Article