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

Team Chesterfield families: Are you interested in learning more about the supports in place to address concerning student behaviors, programs in place to identify and address mental health concerns, and efforts to provide a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment in our schools? Then plan to come to the March 26 meeting of the Chesterfield… Full Article

March 7, 2018 Dear Team Chesterfield Families: Chesterfield County Public Schools is aware that in response to the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla., some Chesterfield County students may choose to participate in the “National School Walkout” scheduled for March 14. While we want to be supportive of students and their rights to freedom of… Full Article

Healthy kids learn better. That is according to a growing body of research that links physical activity and whole well-being to the immediate and long-term benefits on a student’s academic performance. As part of the Engage Chesterfield series, Chesterfield County Public Schools will host Spring Into Wellness: A Mind, Body and Well-being fair on March… Full Article

Are you interested in a 10-month work schedule with summers off? Do you want to have a schedule that mirrors the schedule of Chesterfield County Public Schools students? Check out the Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Driver Job Fair on March 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the North Courthouse Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Starting… Full Article

Alacrity. Tapirs. Vociferous. Generalissimo. Uncoquettish. Mitochondria. Cabochon. These were just a few of the words participants in the Chesterfield County Public Schools spelling bee were challenged to spell to be crowned the champion of the countywide spelling bee and advance to the regional spelling bee. This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is… Full Article

~Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran and former Virginia Secretary of Education Laura Fornash to serve as co-chairs~ The Chesterfield County School Board is creating a School Safety Task Force to evaluate current protocols and best practices that ensure the school division is providing a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment… Full Article

Digital learning: Any instructional practice that effectively integrates 21st-century technology tools to enhance and strengthen a student’s learning experience. Chesterfield County students will participate in Digital Learning Day on Feb. 22 as part of the school division’s efforts to create and highlight innovative instructional practices through its Imagine Tomorrow Spotlight Days. Chesterfield County Public Schools moved toward a blended learning model as part… Full Article

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