Prekindergarten applications are now being taken for the 2014-15 school year.

Your Schools. My Schools. Our Schools. In Focus: Volunteering

Students from a dozen Chesterfield County schools created art to help raise money for Noah’s Children, central Virginia’s pediatric palliative care and hospice program. Their art can be viewed online at secure.maestroweb.com/List.aspx?OrgID=1233&ItemCategory=Children’s+Art&Selection=0. The art is also on display through Feb. 9 at the Chesterfield location of the Children’s Museum of Richmond, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive… Full Article

Because students have missed almost seven days of instruction due to bad weather, Chesterfield County Public Schools is eliminating a holiday and
two early-release days.

This year, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.

This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Callie Krumwiede, a seventh-grader at Midlothian Middle.

Nominate an outstanding teacher in your school for an R.E.B. Award of up to $12,000. Teachers from Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Richmond City public schools and the Department of Juvenile Justice, 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 metropolitan… Full Article

Librarian of the Year Photo shows Virginia’s Librarian of the Year Jeanie Graham (left) being congratulated by Lori Donovan, instructional specialist for library services for Chesterfield County Public Schools. Jeanie Graham, librarian at Bon Air Elementary who has worked in Chesterfield County Public Schools for 21 years, was named Virginia’s Librarian of the Year by… Full Article

Only 100 U.S. schools selected as National Title I Distinguished Schools