Meeting Notices 7-9-14

Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Virginia School Boards Association’s Conference on Education 7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. July 22 at the Richmond Marriott, 500 E. Broad St. in Richmond.

The Budget and Audit Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet [...]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools to use 10-point grading scale beginning with 2014-15 school year

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 [...]

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2013-14 Portraits of Success

Review of the 2013-14 school year.

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Graduations 2014

Images from Chesterfield County Public Schools 2014 graduation ceremonies.

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Beginning Teacher Awards honor new educators

The photo accompanying this news release shows the Beginning Teacher Award winners for Chesterfield County Public Schools: (left to right) Stephanie Hubbard, Alyssa Shevchuk and Kelly Bedard

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 [...]

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Results from annual school bus road-e-o

With 377 points, William Wilbourne is the overall winner of this year’s school bus road-e-o of Chesterfield County Public Schools, which took place May 6-8. During a road-e-o, school bus drivers maneuver their buses through an obstacle course to earn up to 460 points. These four drivers will represent Chesterfield County Public Schools at [...]

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More than 4,500 students to graduate June 5-9 from Chesterfield County Public Schools

More than 4,500 Chesterfield students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 5-9 at VCU’s Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. This will be the first graduation as a Chesterfield County high school principal for Dr. Ken Butta of Chesterfield Community High and for Andrew Mey of Meadowbrook High.

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Meeting Notices 5-29-2014

Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Chesterfield Technical Center Celebration at 2:00 p.m. June 3 at the Chesterfield Technical Center, 10101 Courthouse Road.

Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the Beginning Teaching Awards at 5:00 p.m. June 3 at the University of Richmond Jepson Center, 101 College Road.

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School Board policies and regulations revisions

The School Board is actively soliciting public comment on revisions to several policies and regulations, as well as a new proposed policy. These can be found in BoardDocs under the “Policies Under Consideration” tab.

The Policy Review Committee has reviewed and now recommends the approval of one new policy and revisions to the policies, regulations, [...]

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Transportation Department is a double winner

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 [...]

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Tara Brunyansky of James River High School is named 2015 Teacher of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools

2015 Teachers of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools

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Washington Redskins Read Across Richmond program added to summer learning opportunities in Chesterfield

Washington Redskins Read Across Richmond program added to summer learning opportunities

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Ten students qualify for National History Bee

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

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Meeting notices 4-28-14

Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4:30 p.m. May 5 in the School Board conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.

Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend an awards dinner of the [...]

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Who are Chesterfield’s Students of the Year?

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 [...]

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Seven Chesterfield County high schools rank in top 10 percent nationally

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.

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Chesterfield County Public Schools gets STEAMed

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 [...]

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Chesterfield students win Stock Market Games

Chesterfield County Public Schools performed well in regional Stock Market Games organized by the Virginia Council on Economic Education. In this simulated investing initiative, each team starts with $100,000 and works to increase that amount. Here’s an overview of the rules: www.vcee.org/stock_market_rules.

In the yearlong Stock Market Game for high schools, Chesterfield County schools won [...]

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Future Business Leaders of America

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

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School Health Advisory Board seeks two new members

The School Health Advisory Board has two openings: a Dale District seat and a Clover Hill District seat. Residents of those districts are encouraged to apply if they are interested in helping develop health policy for the school division and evaluating school health, health education, school environment and health services.

Applications must be received by April 18. [...]

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