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

~More than 200 applications received from community members~ The Chesterfield County School Board recently announced the creation of the School Safety Task Force to evaluate current protocols and best practices to ensure the school division is providing a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment for all students, staff and administrators.  Prior to the recent tragedy… 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 an aggressive school construction plan to revitalize or replace some of our oldest facilities. The first two replacement schools open during the… Full Article

More than 300 school and school division partners were recognized today at Chesterfield County Public Schools’ annual Business and Community Partners Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by the Virginia Credit Union. Bon Secours Health System, Amazon and the Chesterfield County faith community were chosen 2018 Partners of the Year for their contributions in support of the school… Full Article

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