Community is the foundation of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with local schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping [...]
Amber Kuper, art teacher at Salem Middle, won a Virginia Lottery Super Teacher award this morning. During a surprise presentation, she received $2,000 plus a $2,000 credit from the Supply Room Cos. Eight teachers — one from each region of the state — are selected each year. Kuper was nominated for the award by her [...]
The site of the 8 a.m. May 16 meeting of the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee has changed. The committee will now meet in the lecture hall of Meadowbrook High School, 4901 Cogbill Road.
Because students lost five instructional days as a result of bad weather, Chesterfield County Public Schools is eliminating an early-release day that had been scheduled for April 24. Students will now be in school for a full day of instruction on April 24. For more information or an updated school calendar, visit mychesterfieldschools.com.School Calendar [...]
Enon Elementary School opened in 1938 and will celebrate 75 years of education on May 3.
To get ready for the birthday celebration, students are exploring Enon Elementary’s rich history and creating projects to display. They are also rehearsing for a schoolwide concert that will include music from the 1930s to the present. The concert [...]
The school year ends in June, but learning can continue. Chesterfield County Public Schools offers summer instruction that makes it easy to study a new subject or keep academic skills sharp. Detailed brochures are available in school offices and online at mychesterfieldschools.com. Here are summaries of summer opportunities offered by Chesterfield County Public Schools:Online [...]
Two events — free and open to the public — will focus on the achievements and abilities of students in Chesterfield County Public Schools:STEAM Fair is April 19-20
Enthusiastic problem-solving will be evident as Chesterfield County Public Schools students demonstrate their work in science, technology, engineering, art and math during the STEAM Fair. This [...]
Dee Castelvecchi of Elizabeth Davis Middle School is the nation’s top health teacher. On April 26 in Charlotte, N.C., she will receive the Health Education Professional of the Year School K-12 Award from the American Association for Health Education.
Castelvecchi is the third teacher in Chesterfield County Public Schools to win the nation’s top [...]
Young people who are struggling to complete high school or who have dropped out can find support within Chesterfield County Public Schools. Teens can explore alternative ways to finish high school during two resource fairs at the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road:4-7 p.m. April 11 8:30 a.m.-noon April 12
Struggling students who are 16 [...]
Because students have lost five instructional days as a result of bad weather, the April 24 early-release day has been eliminated. April 24 will be a full school day for students.
“Teachers and administrators are working hard to prepare students for end-of-year assessments,” said Dr. Marcus Newsome, superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. “They are [...]
The Virginia School Boards Association has released its 17th annual Showcases for Success directory, highlighting successful K-12 programs in Virginia’s public schools. Chesterfield County Public Schools is one of 52 school divisions with programs featured in the directory:Build-a-House, which connects Chesterfield Technical Center students eager to learn a trade with adults who need a [...]
Chesterfield County Public Schools invites community members to see today’s classrooms in action by signing up for an FYI Tour. Participants will visit three schools in three hours, gaining insight into how Chesterfield County Public Schools provides an engaging and relevant education that prepares every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world.[...]
During its Feb. 26 meeting, the Chesterfield County School Board approved the FY 2014 budget and the FY 2014-2018 capital improvement plan.
FY 2014 budget — mychesterfieldschools.com/fy2014/
The approved budget totals $533,949,400, maintains a focus on classroom instruction and provides a raise for employees. All active full- and part-time employees will be eligible for a [...]