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Make a video! Thank a teacher!

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Hey, students! How about making a video to thank your teacher? Chesterfield County Public Schools is collecting short videos (about 20 seconds long) of PK-12 students telling teachers about the difference they make. The videos will be part of a back-to-school event for teachers and may be used on social media too. Follow this link […]

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New students register for school

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Children entering kindergarten this fall or older students who are new to Chesterfield County should register as soon as possible with Chesterfield County Public Schools. School registration details are easy to find at bit.ly/CCPSreg. That site includes lots of helpful links, including a find-my-school widget, school supply lists and transportation details. It’s summer break now, but […]

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School physicals and immunizations

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Families are encouraged to act now to take advantage of opportunities to prepare for the next school year: Details in English about school/sports physicals Details in Spanish about school/sports physicals Details in English about June 25 clinic for state-required immunizations Details in Spanish about June 25 clinic for state-required immunizations

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Free summer meals for Chesterfield children

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Chesterfield County schools are among the places offering free summer meals for children 1-18 years old. Breakfast and lunch will be available Monday through Thursday from June 27 through July 21 at summer school sites. Texting “food” or “comida” to 304-304 provides information about nearby meal sites. Get more information at mychesterfieldschools.com.

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Career Switcher Event

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Could teaching be your next career move? Get info at a career switcher session 4-6 p.m. June 21 at Manchester Middle, 7401 Hull Street Road. Register at https://tinyurl.com/careerswitcher1.

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Bensley Tigers & Tales Summer Reading 2022

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Don’t miss out on our Summer Reading Bingo Cards. Upon returning to school in August you will have a chance to earn cool prizes!! https://sites.google.com/ccpsnet.net/bsessummer2021/home

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CCPS: Safety is our top priority

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School safety is our top priority in Chesterfield County Public Schools School safety is our top priority Staff are trained to evaluate and respond to potential disturbances CCPS works in many ways to maintain a safe learning environment We are all partners in safety Dear colleagues, parents and guardians, When tragic and senseless events occur […]

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Apply now for prekindergarten

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is accepting prekindergarten applications for the 2022-23 school year. Prekindergarten serves 4-year-olds with the greatest need, helping them build skills and prepare for kindergarten. Free, full-day prekindergarten with transportation is offered at: Chester Early Childhood Learning Academy for children zoned to attend Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Marguerite Christian, Curtis, Ecoff, Enon, Gates, […]

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Bensley – Title I Family Engagement Survey 2021-22

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Please complete the family engagement survey for this current 2021-2022. We thank you in advance for taking the time! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf2e3KnxX4N9_qEyKQVA9xThbv_78FktP2dT0egk9MKILTScA/viewform

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Time to register for kindergarten for 2022-23

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Now is the time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year. This video gives an overview in English and in Spanish, and the first step is to preregister at bit.ly/CCPSkinder. Bonus: Check out this free, in-person opportunity for any child who will be in kindergarten this fall. We’re offering a school readiness program this summer for […]

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Kindergarten readiness

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Have you heard about this summer opportunity for incoming kindergartners? Chesterfield County Public Schools invites all incoming kindergartners to a free, in-person, school readiness program this summer. To get onboard, families must act before June 1 to complete 2022-23 kindergarten registration (including immunizations); kindergarten registration starts at bit.ly/CCPSkinder then continues at the school your child will attend. […]

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There are zero bus driver vacancies in Chesterfield County Public Schools!

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Great news: There are zero bus driver vacancies in Chesterfield County Public Schools! The largest school system in central Virginia is 100% staffed with bus drivers. The school system has hired more than 100 new drivers since the beginning of the school year, which means that 499 school bus drivers are now transporting Chesterfield County […]

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Straight talk about schools

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is on the go, connecting with students, families and community members where they are. We’re rolling out a brand-new Speakers Bureau as part of this outreach. Through in-person presentations to community groups, the Speakers Bureau shares in a lively way the work of #oneCCPS. To get a speaker for your group, just […]

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Sign up for kindergarten

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Now is the time to sign up for kindergarten. The first step for Chesterfield County families is to preregister at mychesterfieldschools.com. We can’t wait to meet the class of 2035! Ahora es el momento de inscribirse para kinder. El primer paso para las familias del Condado de Chesterfield es preinscribirse en mychesterfieldschools.com. ¡No podemos esperar […]

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2.22.22 Wilson Words

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Hello Bensley Families! I’m sorry it’s been a while since you’ve received a schoolwide message! I was out most of January and quite busy in February trying to catch up! Please be sure to keep in close communication with your child’s teacher as they should be the first point of contact for any information or […]

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Online Kindergarten preregistration is available now!

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Join us for Coffee+Conversation!

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Parents and caregivers are invited for weekly Coffee + Conversation, free virtual sessions offering helpful information.   Click here to register for the 1-2 p.m. sessions that most interest you. Coffee + Conversation is hosted by Chesterfield County Public Schools Family and Community Engagement Office and Chesterfield County Prevention Services .

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Resources for learning at home

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Can learning continue when school is closed or when students are at home? Of course! Here are ideas for keeping your child academically engaged at home: bit.ly/CCPShome.

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Custodians Needed – Apply Today

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COVID-19 vaccine for children

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Tiger Academy

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Visit our afterschool program site for everything about Tiger Academy!! https://sites.google.com/ccpsnet.net/bensleytigeracademy/home

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Be a superhero and apply today!

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Not all superheroes wear capes: Some drive buses! School bus drivers make a difference in the lives of Chesterfield County children, and no one understands that better than our drivers and students.

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Get Ready for Kindergarten Newsletter

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Wilson’s Words 8.24.2020

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Good Evening Bensley Families! CHROMEBOOKS– Great News! If you still have NOT picked up your child’s Chromebook, please come to the Bensley School Office on Thursday, August 27th between 12:00pm-3:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm. It is very important that your child begins practicing logging on to the Chromebook as soon as possible. This is NOT a repair […]

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Weekly Words 8.14.2020

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Good Afternoon Bensley Families! Chromebook distribution for Bensley is Tuesday August 18, 2020 between 7:30am – 11:00am & 2:30 pm – 6:00pm. Please make sure you know your child’s Student ID number! LAST Chance, we still need you to help us prepare for an eventual return of students for in-person instruction. The school division requests […]

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