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The Chesterfield County School Board will receive, during a special-called meeting on July 11, a proposal to amend its previously adopted Capital Improvement Plan to add a new elementary school in the Matoaca District. The new 900-student school is proposed to open in Fall 2020 and would be built on proffered land in Magnolia Green… Full Article


Three of 14 schools to earn top honors are located in Chesterfield County Gov. Ralph Northam and the Virginia Board of Education today announced that 17 Chesterfield County schools have been honored with 2018 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement. The state awards recognize public schools that exceed minimum state… Full Article


A career-preparation partnership between Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Services and Chesterfield County Public Schools was one of 16 statewide exemplary career and technical education programs honored during the recent annual Creating Excellence Awards program, hosted by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Community College System. Chesterfield’s unique partnership was selected as the Region… Full Article


Congratulations to Jeff Lewis and Chief Center for receiving the 2018 Region I Business Partnership Award. Our business community is vital to the success of our programs. A special thank you to every business partner in support of Chesterfield County Public Schools.  


Malleable. Repugnant. Haphazard. Reticent. Those are of some of the words mastered this school year by students at Tomahawk Creek Middle School, according to vocabulary.com. More than 1.18 million students from approximately 41,000 schools throughout North America competed in the 2017-18 Vocabulary Bowl. Congratulations to Tomahawk Creek, which this week was recognized as Virginia winner… Full Article


Chesterfield County Public Schools and the Chesterfield County School Board recently celebrated and honored approximately 300 Team Chesterfield members retiring at the end of the 2017-18 school year. “In some people’s minds, one of most underutilized phrases in the English language is ‘thank you.’ On behalf of the School Board, we want to say ‘thank… Full Article


The position – The Chesterfield County (Va.) School Board seeks an outstanding educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The county – Chesterfield County Public Schools is an award-winning division preparing every student for success. With more than 60,000 students in 63 schools, CCPS is one of the 100 largest school… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board announced today that it intends to appoint former Middlesex County School Superintendent Donald “Rusty” Fairheart as Chesterfield County Public Schools’ interim superintendent during a special-called meeting on May 29. Fairheart has served as Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Chief of Staff, with oversight of day-to-day operations, since joining the school division… Full Article


Kind and empathetic. Multitasker yet able to focus on an individual student’s needs. Interested, supportive and involved in the curriculum. Knows all moving parts of the building – staff members and students. A relationship-builder who builds strong bonds between families and school. These were some of the attributes that helped Robious Middle Counseling Coordinator Martha… Full Article


Acknowledged as a great motivator and team player, Hopkins Elementary Cafeteria Manager LaNette Parham has been selected the School Nutrition Association’s 2017-18 State Manager of the Year. The application submitted by Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services team recognized Parham’s efforts to increase breakfast participation, which is up 240 percent since the school… Full Article