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

Students win regional and state awards; two are headed to U.S. competition

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Creative works by 11 Chesterfield County students won national recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Earlier this year in regional competition, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions. The Gold Key winners moved on to national competition, where these students won awards:… Full Article

Chesterfield County students have missed nearly two weeks of instruction during the 2013-14 school year due to inclement weather. As a result of careful planning, our school division still meets Virginia Department of Education requirements for student attendance. We have spent considerable time reviewing and analyzing ways to provide additional instructional time, with all options… Full Article