Starting with the 2014-15 school year, students in Chesterfield County Public Schools will be evaluated on a 10-point grading scale. The School Board revised its uniform grading standards (Policy 3040-R) on June 24. Here are the new grading scales:     The new grading scale is not retroactive; grades that students have earned in previous… Full Article

Here are some images from Chesterfield County Public Schools 2014 graduation ceremonies. [dopwgg id=”3″]

Chesterfield County Public Schools recently recognized outstanding first-year teachers with Beginning Teacher Awards. Here are the 2014 winners and finalists: Kelly Bedard, who teaches fifth grade at Providence Elementary, is the Elementary School Beginning Teacher of the Year. Finalists for the award were Paul Mallory of Chalkley Elementary and Charlotte Spriggs of Hening Elementary. Alyssa… Full Article

Here are recent successes from the Transportation Department of Chesterfield County Public Schools: Statewide award Chesterfield County Public Schools’ reorganized training program for bus drivers won the Pupil Transportation Safety category of the 2014 Governor’s Transportation Safety Awards. School system representatives will receive the award during a 1:15 p.m. ceremony on June 12 in the… Full Article

Surprise and excitement were among the emotions running through Chesterfield County schools today when three teachers learned they are the school division’s top Teachers of the Year. School and county leaders brought flowers, banners, cakes and balloons as they announced the awards: ●    Tara Brunyansky is Chesterfield’s Teacher of the Year, as well as Chesterfield’s… Full Article

A new reading partnership with the Washington Redskins is adding excitement to summer learning for elementary students in Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Ten students from Chesterfield County Public Schools qualified to compete in the National History Bee: Davis Elementary fifth-graders Jayden Hickman and Allison Zermeno Manchester Middle eighth-graders Zachary Adee, Yash Korde and Tyler Stromberg Robious Middle eighth-graders Jenny Glazier, Kenna Jenkins and Mark Weeden Tomahawk Creek Middle eighth-graders Jack Clabough and Philip Vieira Their path to… Full Article

An inquisitive learner. Hard working, creative, positive and helpful. An exceptional role model. A friend to all. A superstar. Those are descriptions from teachers and principals of students selected as 2014 Students of the Year. Each year, Chesterfield County Public Schools honors two students from every school for demonstrating citizenship and the school division’s core… Full Article

Seven Chesterfield County schools rank in the top 10 percent of U.S. high schools, according to the 2014 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. Only 2,093 of the country’s 22,000 public high schools earned this recognition. More than half of the 13 Richmond-area schools on the list are part of Chesterfield County Public Schools…. Full Article

Enthusiastic problem-solving and teamwork will be on display during the third annual STEAM Fair of Chesterfield County Public Schools May 2-3 at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St. in Richmond. Middle and high school students will participate 5-8 p.m. May 2, and elementary students will participate 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3. The… Full Article