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Team Chesterfield families, Our school buildings may be closed and in-person teaching may have been stopped, but student learning opportunities continue. We appreciate our families’ patience as we adapt to this temporary new norm and continue to receive updated guidance from the state. The Virginia Department of Education has encouraged local school divisions to identify… Full Article


Team Chesterfield families,

As we receive new guidance daily from the state and federal levels, Chesterfield County Public Schools continues to adjust plans for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Please keep in mind that while school buildings are closed for in-person instruction, learning continues. Our role now is to continue to prepare students for success in the 2020-21 academic year to the best of our ability.

Today’s communication includes information about grading. We apologize in advance for the length of this message, but want to be as clear as possible about our work and expectations related to it.

This guidance has been provided by the Virginia Department of Education: “Whereas the VDOE recognizes that decisions on grades are a local decision, the VDOE does not recommend grading work completed during the closures since schools are closed.”


Attendance rules set in accordance with COVID-19 health precautions CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The format for the April 14 School Board business meeting has been modified to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The changes are designed to accommodate public input while encouraging residents to continue to stay at home and… Full Article


The supply drive in support of Chesterfield County Public Schools families has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. We respect our neighbors’ concerns about being out in public at this time, and will work to provide these supports to our students in other ways during this challenging time.  We still need… Full Article


Packet pickup will continue at schools as scheduled on Tuesday, March 31. The Virginia Department of Education has shared that the pickup of student learning packets tomorrow is in accordance with language in the Governor’s new Executive Order 55. The Chromebook repair opportunities will continue Tuesday as scheduled, as well. Thomas Dale and Matoaca high… Full Article


To meet the needs of students during the COVID-19 school closure, Chesterfield County Public Schools continues to provide meals for students for pick up without charge; regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability; and without discrimination. Meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the sites and times on the attached schedules.


Team Chesterfield families and staff: A couple of updates as we continue to build out what the rest of the school year looks like. (Additional information about how teacher-led/supported, at-home learning might look like after Spring Break will be shared next week.) More information about important changes to the meal delivery is coming in a… Full Article


Chesterfield, VA. March 26, 2020 – Our community has been faced with a challenging time given our current environment. We understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on our families and students. From schools closing for the remainder of the academic school year and halting educational opportunities to families facing economic instability and food insecurity, the hardships many are facing are not going unnoticed. A lot has been thrown at Chesterfield County and the world during these last two weeks. However, even with all of that, we still have people asking, “How can we support our community members in need?”


Team Chesterfield families and staff, We continue to monitor guidance from the Virginia Department of Education in light of the state’s historic decision to end in-person instruction for the rest of the school year. Here are a couple of updates, with the understanding that we need more than 48 hours to work out all of… Full Article


Team Chesterfield families, (This message is from The College Board and is for parents of students currently enrolled in AP courses for the 2019-20 school year.) We surveyed 18,000 AP students to see if they still wanted the opportunity to test this year. Their answer: A resounding yes. Free resources will be available through exam… Full Article