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The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget as well as a capital improvements plan during its Feb. 12 business meeting. The School Board’s approved operating budget totals $654.7 million and includes 7,218.5 full-time positions. The approved FY 2019 operating budget represents a 5.3 percent increase from FY 2018. (Approximately… Full Article


Chesterfield County Public Schools is searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for preparing students for success. For the 2018-19 school year, Chesterfield County Public Schools anticipates openings in several critical needs areas. Highly qualified candidates seeking employment as teachers of special education, English as a Second Language, secondary mathematics, secondary… Full Article


The Matoaca Middle community is invited to a construction update meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Matoaca Middle East, 6001 Hickory Road. Residents will receive an update on school design, review options for what the exterior of the school might look like and begin voting on the façade they prefer. Online voting will continue… Full Article


The School Board unanimously approved on Feb. 12 an elementary school redistricting plan for the Bermuda District that will balance student enrollments, alleviate overcrowding at some elementary schools and begin to create more neighborhood-friendly feeder patterns within the Bermuda District. “The opening of a replacement Enon Elementary School during the 2018-19 school year afforded us… Full Article


Prekindergarten applications are being accepted now for the 2018-19 school year. Chesterfield County Public Schools offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. Prekindergarten is offered in 22 elementary schools: Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Bon Air, Chalkley, Marguerite Christian, Crenshaw, Crestwood, Curtis, A.M. Davis, Ecoff, Ettrick,… Full Article


The Manchester Middle School community is invited to a construction update meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20 in the school’s auditorium. Residents will receive an update on the school design, review options for what the exterior of the school might look like and begin voting on the façade they prefer. Online voting will continue… 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. The first two replacement schools will open during… Full Article


The Code of Virginia requires that a school division provide 990 instructional hours during the course of one school year. State funding can be withheld if a school division does not meet this state law. To date, Chesterfield County students have missed six full instructional days and have had a two-hour delay. As a result… Full Article


Nominate an outstanding teacher in your school for an R.E.B. Award of up to $12,000. Teachers from Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico counties, the city Richmond and the Department of Juvenile Justice’s Division of Education (in the metro Richmond area) are eligible. The R.E.B. awards are designed to identify, recognize, and support teaching excellence in the… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board has scheduled five community town hall meetings to discuss and receive community input on the Superintendent’s proposed FY2019 operating budget presented at the Jan. 16 School Board work session. Some meeting dates have been rescheduled due to the inclement weather. Town hall budget meetings will be held: 24 at 6… Full Article