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The Chesterfield County Public Schools Food Fair is SOLD OUT. Yum? Yuck? You decide at the Food Fair! Chesterfield County Public Schools invites students and parents to taste food being considered for school lunches and breakfasts. Feedback will help shape next year’s menus. The school system has scheduled its second annual tasting fair for March… Full Article


Community is welcome to attend free events showcasing student skills STEAM has exploded across Chesterfield County Public Schools, causing the annual STEAM fair to split into two events: a March 21 STEAM Expo for middle and high schools and a May 9 STEAMmania for elementary schools. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math,… Full Article


Middle and high school students with disabilities — and their parents and teachers — can gather information, ask questions and make connections during a Transition Resource Fair organized by Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free event is scheduled 4:30-7 p.m. April 1 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road. Here… Full Article


Throughout central Virginia, April 16 is the date to register children for kindergarten. 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 to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners 9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 16, so… Full Article


Due to continued issues with road conditions through the county and in response to historic, record low temperatures forecast during the time students would be waiting for buses in the morning, Chesterfield County Public Schools will remain closed for students on Friday, Feb. 20. Chesterfield County Public Schools will have a teacher workday and a… Full Article


Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year in regional competition, Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 96 Gold Keys, 81 Silver Keys and 135 honorable mentions. Gold Key winners go on to national competition; national winners will be… Full Article


There is still time for adults to register for classes offered by Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Adult Continuing Education Office provides many opportunities for lifelong learning, including these workforce training classes that still have space available: Medical administrative assistant class will meet 6-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 9 to May 18… Full Article


This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Christina, an eighth-grader at Bailey Bridge Middle. She won the countywide spelling bee on Jan. 29. The spelling bee runner-up is Russell, an eighth-grader at Midlothian Middle. The spelling bee lasted 20 rounds, with only Christina and Russell left standing when round 13 began. Russell… Full Article


View the full FY 2016 Budget Proposal FY16 Proposal Presentation FY16 Expenditures Detail   Adopted FY 2015 Budget Capital Improvement Program FY 2014 – FY 2020 The superintendent’s proposed FY 2016 operating budget contains reasons for optimism. The proposal for the 2015-16 school year includes a 2 percent salary increase for all employees, the continued… Full Article


Explore career and technical education opportunities Feb. 8 during open houses at both campuses of the Career and Technical Center of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Students, parents and community members are invited to tour the buildings, see demonstrations and get information about career and technical education courses: The Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse will… Full Article