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Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement representatives and community members. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, Come Home Alive complements the driver education course… Full Article


SkillsUSA students from both technical centers in Chesterfield County Public Schools are working together to organize a car show. While this is the 17th annual car show, it is the first to involve both the Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse (formerly known as the Chesterfield Technical Center) and the Career and Technical Center @… Full Article


Chesterfield County parents interested in learning more about DreamBox and how to support their children as they use this interactive math tool are invited to attend one of the tutorials being offered Sept. 23-24. In collaboration with the Chesterfield County Public Library, the school division’s Mathematics Department will host several sessions to provide information to… Full Article


Tara Brunyansky thought the assembly she and her students were attending was to celebrate James River High School’s academic achievements on Standards of Learning tests. That was only partly true. The main reason for today’s assembly at James River High was to surprise Brunyansky with the news that she has been chosen as the top… Full Article


Over the summer, Chesterfield County elementary students read 5 million minutes in the Redskins Read Across Richmond program. Winterpock Elementary had the highest total minutes — 429,053 — and won a Redskins reading rally. Washington Redskins Chris Baker and Akeem Davis visited Winterpock Elementary on Sept. 16 to congratulate students and staff members and to… Full Article


Every school within Chesterfield County Public Schools is accredited for the 2014-15 school year, according to information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in Virginia with no schools denied accreditation. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation each year based on student achievement on Standards of… Full Article


A mobile app makes it easy to find out what is on the menu in the cafeterias of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free app — School Lunch by Nutrislice — can be downloaded for iPhones from Apple’s App Store and for Android phones from Google’s Play store. Also, the school system’s website provides a… Full Article


Children are not the only ones getting ready for the first day of class. Adults are also prepping for classes that begin soon. Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities for lifelong learning: Workforce training helps prepare residents for jobs. These classes fill quickly, but a few spaces remain… Full Article


Here are some images from Chesterfield County Public Schools 2014 graduation ceremonies. [dopwgg id=”3″]


Chesterfield County Public Schools recently recognized outstanding first-year teachers with Beginning Teacher Awards. Here are the 2014 winners and finalists: Kelly Bedard, who teaches fifth grade at Providence Elementary, is the Elementary School Beginning Teacher of the Year. Finalists for the award were Paul Mallory of Chalkley Elementary and Charlotte Spriggs of Hening Elementary. Alyssa… Full Article