Graduation ceremonies will be held at the VCU Siegel Center for Matoaca High at 10 a.m. and Manchester High at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are required.
Wreath for veterans
Seventh-grade Center Based Gifted students from Manchester Middle will present a memorial wreath at noon to veterans at the Virginia War Memorial. Two students will play taps. Before visiting the Virginia War Memorial, the seventh-graders will tour the Virginia Holocaust Museum.
Tomahawk Creek Middle eighth-grade students will participate in Career Day 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Contact: Rebecca Fox, 378-7120
To celebrate the end of their school year and their upcoming move to middle school, Curtis Elementary fifth-graders will skate 9-11 a.m. at the Chester Skateland.
During this last week of school, Salem Church Middle will be filled with activities related to the summer Olympics. Students will participate in physical and mental activities related to the Olympics. On June 14, there will be a Have a Healthy Summer Fair in which many community organizations will provide resources and information on ways for children to stay healthy. On June 15, students will participate in a medal ceremony and pose for a photo organized in the shape of the Olympic logo.
Bailey Bridge Middle will hold awards assemblies in the auditorium.
Spring Run Elementary fifth-grade students will participate in transitioning-to-sixth-grade lessons, which will include locker combination relays.
On the west campus, Matoaca Middle will hold a seventh-grade assembly 8:30-10 a.m. and a sixth-grade assembly 12:30-2 p.m.
Curtis Elementary families will eat at CiCi’s Pizza in Chester 5-8 p.m.
Chalkley Elementary will hold a promotion ceremony for fifth-graders.
Sixth-grade students at Matoaca Middle’s west campus will have field day 9-11:20 a.m.
Curtis Elementary third- and fourth-grade students will have an awards ceremony at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria.
Matoaca Middle will hold an eighth-grade assembly at 9 a.m. in the east campus gymnasium. Center Base Gifted students will assemble in the auditorium 12:15-2:15 p.m.
Falling Creek Elementary first-grade students will Have a Ball Party with beach balls for mastering their sight words.
Contact: Annwyn Long, 743-3630
Falling Creek Elementary will celebrate the hard work students put in to prepare for SOL tests. Throughout the day, students who scored a 500 or higher on their reading or math SOL will get to throw a pie at the principal, assistant principal or their teacher. At 2 p.m., the staff will perform the Cupid Shuffle on the roof to show how proud they are of the students.
The Special Education Advisory Committee will meet 4:30-6 p.m. at the Parent-Teacher Resource Center in the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road.
Matoaca Middle’s east campus will hold a field day. Seventh-grade students at the west campus will enjoy field day 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Curtis Elementary fifth-grade students will hold their closing ceremonies 9 a.m. in the cafeteria, followed by receptions in the fifth-grade classrooms.
Chesterfield County Public Schools will dismiss students three hours early.
This is the end of the fourth nine weeks and last day of school for students.
Family, friends and neighbors are invited to join Curtis Elementary for Community Day 8:40-11:55 a.m. The day will begin with students parading around the school led by the band of Thomas Dale High. Principal Cyndee Blount will close the parade on her Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Students will entertain the crowd with singing and dancing, and a magician will perform at 10 a.m. in the cafeteria.
Contact: Brenda Bush, 768-6175
Superintendent Marcus Newsome is one of the featured speakers at an Institute on Innovative/Transformation School Leadership and Teaching for Results. The institute will take place in Harris Hall at Virginia State University. Register by calling (804) 524-5924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission is free.
The Chesterfield County School Board will conduct a business meeting at 7 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road. At 4 p.m. in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road, the board will meet for a work session.
The best works by Chesterfield middle and high school students that were displayed during the school system’s Fine Arts Festival will be on display at the Gallery at UNOS, 700 N. Fourth St. in Richmond. The gallery is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, and the students’ art will be up through June 23.
College financial aid
GRASP is offering help to students and parents seeking financial aid for college. Appointments are available at the Meadowdale Library on Saturdays through July 28 and at other sites on Tuesdays.
Mobile web app
A brand-new mobile web app makes it easier than ever to stay current with Chesterfield County Public Schools. This free app for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices provides a news feed, calendar and phone numbers. Information at mychesterfieldschools.com tells users of iPhones, iPads, Droids and Blackberries how to add the app icon to their devices.