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

Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way community members can connect with the school division. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of… Full Article

Balloons, banners and flowers greeted three teachers at Chesterfield County schools today as School Board members and school division leaders announced the 2019 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high schools and the countywide Teacher of the Year at surprise celebrations during national Teacher Appreciation Week. Sixth-grade students and staff members at Providence… Full Article

Elizabeth Davis Middle Principal Ed Maynes has been named Chesterfield County Public Schools’ recipient of the 2018 R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership.  The R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership recognize central Virginia principals who go beyond day-to-day demands to create an exceptional educational environment for students and staff members. “Mr. Maynes is an outstanding… Full Article

Tomahawk Creek Middle Principal Dr. David Ellena recently was named the 2018 Outstanding Middle School Principal of Virginia by the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals. As the state nominee, Ellena is now eligible to be named National Principal of the Year. “This is well-deserved recognition for an outstanding school leader,” said School Board member… Full Article

Wonderful worker.  Knowledgeable. Impressed with their service to the school and community.  Kind. Happy. Eager to help. These are the some of the descriptions of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ 2018 Students of the Year, who were recognized April 26 during a special celebration sponsored by the Midlothian Rotary Club. The annual event honors two students… Full Article

The Chesterfield County Public Schools Office of Family and Community Engagement will host a Kindergarten Readiness Fair on May 17 from 5:30-8 p.m. The event will be held at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @Hull, located at 13900 Hull Street Road. Designed for the incoming Class of 2031, the Kindergarten Readiness Fair will allow… Full Article

Midlothian High School recently earned a spot in The Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance, a rigorous statewide competition that will be held April 20 at Capital One in Richmond.  Midlothian High is one of several teams from across Virginia that will test their knowledge of economic concepts and apply their skill in personal… Full Article

Seven students from two Chesterfield County schools were among 15 winners in a recent art contest sponsored by the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball team. Based on the theme “Welcome to Funnville,” works of art by these students will be displayed at The Diamond: Brianna Bonilla, seventh-grade student at Swift Creek Middle Ryland Cullum, seventh-grade student… Full Article

Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with, donated $10,000 to Matoaca Elementary School in celebration of its new store that will open this week in the Matoaca District. Representatives from Burlington Stores presented the check Tuesday during a surprise student and staff member assembly. “Strong community partnerships are vital to the work we do,”… Full Article