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Team Chesterfield families,  Please see the below update regarding 2021-22 School Year Learning Models. ***** Email highlights Planning continues for the 2021-22 school year. In-person instruction is strongly encouraged for academic and social-emotional development. Necessary COVID-19 mitigation strategies will be in place to keep students and staff members healthy. Families who still are not comfortable […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services team is updating the school division’s meals distribution schedule to best serve students and families during Spring Break, which occurs April 2-9. Free meals will be available Tuesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at these Chesterfield County schools: Cosby High School, located […]

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Another school replacement construction project approved by Chesterfield County residents through the 2013 school bond referendum will wrap up this spring. A new replacement building for Crestwood Elementary is part of a strategic investment initiated by previous School Boards and Boards of Supervisors that will allow for more equitable and safer schools across the school […]

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Like many school divisions throughout the country, Chesterfield County Public Schools has been challenged to keep pace with the growing diversity of its student body. With more than half of the student population identifying as other than white, Chesterfield County Public Schools is considered a “majority-minority” school division. The diversity of division staff, however, does […]

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Hopkins Elementary School recently was named one of six Breakfast Club Award winners in the Commonwealth of Virginia for the 2020-21 school year. By demonstrating excellence in prioritizing the nutritional quality of school breakfast and for directing their efforts on relieving the hunger barrier so that students could focus on learning, Hopkins Elementary demonstrates Breakfast […]

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To apply for prekindergarten services during the 2021-22 school year, visit the Hot Topics section on mychesterfieldschools.com Did you know that 90 percent of a child’s brain has developed by the time they are 5 years old? Early learning has a lasting impact on a child’s ability to grasp concepts and meet with future successes […]

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Due to declining participation numbers, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services team is updating the meals distribution schedule in order to best serve students and families. Free meals continue to be available to students learning in person and to those participating in the virtual learning environment. Several site locations are being closed due […]

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Growing up is challenging. Being yourself should not be.  Many students and families are challenged by societal stigmas associated with being gay, nonbinary, or transgender. These stigmas include a lack of visibility in school curriculum or culture, respect from peers or adults, and exclusion. Equality means different things to different people, and yet some students […]

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If the worldwide pandemic has taught us anything, it is how to find innovative ways to teach and connect with students. Like other educational opportunities, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ CCPSOnline and Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs have pivoted during these unprecedented times in order to find new ways to support students and make learning […]

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Superintendent Dr. Merv Daugherty presented the Chesterfield County School Board with a proposed $759.4 million operating budget during the Board’s Jan. 26 budget work session. The budget proposal for the 2021-22 school year requires an additional $55.6 million investment in education over current budget levels. Projected funding increases include $9.7 million in new state revenue […]

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