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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


Discover 37 career-education options available to Chesterfield County high school students during the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center (CTC) Open House on Jan. 27 from noon-2 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse, 10101 Courthouse Road, and from 1-3 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously agreed to a new contract with Superintendent Dr. James Lane during its Dec. 12 meeting. The new contract, which takes effect on Jan. 1, 2018, will keep Lane as the school division’s chief executive officer through at least June 30, 2021. “In 18 short months, Dr. Lane’s accomplishments as… Full Article


Known for her dynamic style of teaching and her engaging professional development opportunities that help grow other outstanding art teachers, Watkins Elementary’s Sarah Matthews recently was named the 2018 Virginia Art Educator of the Year during the Virginia Art Education Association’s annual state conference. “Ms. Matthew exemplifies the best of what art educators are and… Full Article


Chesterfield County Public School Prekindergarten announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The same meals will be available at no separate charge to all participants at each CACFP facility without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any… Full Article


Chesterfield County Public Schools has been selected to participate in the George W. Bush Institute’s School Leadership District Cohort, a professional learning community consisting of four selected school divisions across the U.S. The four school divisions will work collaboratively with the Bush Institute’s Education Reform team to implement the organization’s Principal Talent Management Framework. The… 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 Dec.15 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the North Courthouse Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Starting hourly… Full Article