Chesterfield County Public Schools Community News.

Due to continued issues with road conditions through the county and in response to historic, record low temperatures forecast during the time students would be waiting for buses in the morning, Chesterfield County Public Schools will remain closed for students on Friday, Feb. 20. Chesterfield County Public Schools will have a teacher workday and a… Full Article

Manchester High and Clover Hill High teamed up to Strike Out Cancer on Feb. 12 at Uptown Alley. In a friendly competition, the schools raised more than $10,500 for Hitting Cancer Below the Belt, a local nonprofit that works to prevent cancer and promote early detection and research. Melinda Conklin founded the nonprofit in memory… Full Article


Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year in regional competition, Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 96 Gold Keys, 81 Silver Keys and 135 honorable mentions. Gold Key winners go on to national competition; national winners will be… Full Article

There is still time for adults to register for classes offered by Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Adult Continuing Education Office provides many opportunities for lifelong learning, including these workforce training classes that still have space available: Medical administrative assistant class will meet 6-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 9 to May 18… Full Article

This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Christina, an eighth-grader at Bailey Bridge Middle. She won the countywide spelling bee on Jan. 29. The spelling bee runner-up is Russell, an eighth-grader at Midlothian Middle. The spelling bee lasted 20 rounds, with only Christina and Russell left standing when round 13 began. Russell… Full Article

View the full FY 2016 Budget Proposal FY16 Proposal Presentation FY16 Expenditures Detail   Adopted FY 2015 Budget Capital Improvement Program FY 2014 – FY 2020 The superintendent’s proposed FY 2016 operating budget contains reasons for optimism. The proposal for the 2015-16 school year includes a 2 percent salary increase for all employees, the continued… Full Article

Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a symposium on poverty and education at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 22 in the large auditorium near the commons area of the main campus of Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Road. Door 10 is place to enter for the symposium.

Explore career and technical education opportunities Feb. 8 during open houses at both campuses of the Career and Technical Center of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Students, parents and community members are invited to tour the buildings, see demonstrations and get information about career and technical education courses: The Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse will… Full Article

On Jan. 13 during its first meeting of the year, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of 2015. Carrie Coyner, who represents the Bermuda District, will serve as chair. Dianne Smith, who represents the Clover Hill District, will serve as vice chair. The other… Full Article