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A year ago during the Chesterfield Education Foundation’s (CEF) largest attended Bravo! Awards Gala, honorees were sharing their personal and inspirational stories of how a Chesterfield County Public Schools education contributed to launching them on their path to success. This year’s celebration on Thursday, Nov. 19, will look a little different due to the COVID-19 […]

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The Chesterfield County School Board approved the creation of a new Early Childhood Academy during its Nov. 10 business meeting. This unified pre-kindergarten center will serve students from 12 elementary schools in the eastern and southern portions of Chesterfield County. The School Board is investing approximately $3.9 million to retrofit the old Harrowgate Elementary School […]

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with their local schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of […]

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Immersing one’s self deeper in the Spanish-speaking region of the southern hemisphere in order to better relate to students and the course being taught. Tracing the footsteps of a grandfather who served in the National Guard in order to make history more relevant for students. Traveling through Europe to learn more about the Holocaust so […]

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In the spring of 2019, the School Board approved the inclusion of a new 360 West corridor elementary school in its already approved Capital Improvements Plan. This new elementary school, being built in the Magnolia Green neighborhood in the Matoaca District and scheduled to open in Fall 2022, will help relieve student enrollment capacity issues […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is proposing the creation of the Chester Early Childhood Academy, a unified pre-kindergarten center that would serve students from 11 elementary schools in the eastern and southern portions of Chesterfield County. School division leaders will present the concept at the School Board work session on Oct. 27. The Chester Early Childhood […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is proposing further expansion of Center-Based Gifted services at the elementary school level. During a presentation to the School Board on Oct. 27, the school division will propose increasing the number of CBG sites to 10 schools from six schools starting as early as the 2021-22 school year. “Gifted education reforms […]

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In addition to the broad spectrum of programs in each comprehensive high school, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers students the opportunity to participate in optional academic programs related to special academic interests. During their eighth-grade year, students can decide whether or not they wish to apply to a specialty center or Governor’s school. Starting Monday, […]

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with their local schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of […]

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Stop the presses! Do we have a story for you! Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Office of Family and Community Engagement is excited to introduce the CCPS Story Squad. The Story Squad will showcase and celebrate the hard work and good deeds of elementary school students, their families and Chesterfield County teachers during an international pandemic. […]

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Upcoming Virtual Job Fairs for Critical Needs Teachers and Elementary School Teachers.